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  1. BB PWM or Boutique IBD?

    Hey all, I'm trying to finalize my plans for this summer. Just a little background, I'm a first year student (non-target) that is heavily leaning towards banking. I just wanted to ask how much value would a gig at a BB PWM (GS, JPM, MS type) pro ...

    128 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:02pm -

  2. Why is GS TMT considered so great?

    What makes it special versus other high-deal flow groups (Healthcare, etc) and say GS Sponsors? I can understand MS M&A since its the best M&A group, etc but why is GS TMT considered so great? Is it just great deal flow? gs TMT ...

    113 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  3. Goldman Sachs Asset Management: Analyst Culture

    Im curious about the culture at a Goldman Sachs for an analyst in the Asset Management division (GSAM): Specifically, I'd like to know: How many hours per week they work. If the work is stimulating and exciting (relative to other groups) Salary and b ...

    95 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:50pm -

  4. Goldman Sachs SA Accelerated

          did anyone get any info on the accelerated interview process this year? last year the first round was due in october, and I haven't heard anything yet also what type of applicants typically go for accelerated? mod note (andy): th ...

    253 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 15 2012 - 4:50pm -

  5. Goldman S&T Summer Internship Superday Interview

    Hey everyone! I am a third year in college. I have a final round with GS Securities HK office coming up. I am wondering what kind of questions I should expect. for my first round, I had two thirty minutes phone interviews. One of them was all fit. The oth ...

    60 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:04pm -

  6. Details on Goldman's New Analyst Policy

    Haven't seen this posted yet: As David Solomon discussed at last week's Americas IBD Townhall, several initiatives are being rolled out over the next few weeks/months that are designed to improve the junior banker experience. We are committed to ...

    72 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 17 2013 - 2:45pm -

  7. Life after BB Private Banking... need advice

    I'm a second/third year analyst at a BB Private Bank in the Southeast US, and need advice on where to take my career from here. The way I see it these are my options at the moment: Climb the ladder at my current bank and try to move internally Go to ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  8. Best Industrials Groups- Best deal flow and exit opps?

    What are the best industrials groups on the street (in terms of deal flow, exit opps, etc.)? UBS Citi gs IBD MS Bulge Bracket JP Morgan Credit Suise ...

    65 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:33pm -

  9. Second Year IB Analyst Answering Questions

    Hey guys- I am open to taking questions on anything. I am currently a second year analyst at a top bank and headed to the buyside in the summer. Ask away.-Bigbadanalyst Investment Banking gs questions MS PE Recruiting answers ...

    86 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 21 2013 - 1:22pm -

  10. Goldman Sachs Finance Division

    Okay, give it to me straight. What are the pros and cons of working for GS Finance as a Credit Analyst? Let's look at this from the usual prestige angle, i.e., b-school potential, FO /MO/ BO, its relative position to BB IB and others, and other consi ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:13pm -

  11. Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research Interview

    Hi all, I have an interview with GS global investment research group this week. I'm interviewing for their portfolio and strategy team. Any advice on how to prepare. I figured we will probably cover current economic conditions, trends, stock pitch, f ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:38pm -

  12. Goldman Sachs- GIR- Salt Lake City- Legit?

    Hi all, I have just received an interview for Goldman's GIR (Global Investment Research) group in Salt Lake City. The program is called ART (Analyst Research Training), in which it is a 6-week training program. After completion they then place you in ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:47pm -

  13. It's on!!! Senate hearing happening right now...

    The hearing is getting under way. Blankfein is expected to be humble but to defend his actions. Levin is speaking as I write. Feel free to share your thoughts as they come. gs deficit ...

    85 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2010 - 10:38pm -

  14. GS firing US employees while hiring in Singapore

    Has anyone heard about this? GS Firing Employees in the U.s. Singapore gs Yale target is lloyd ...

    57 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 28 2011 - 1:01am -

  15. Goldman Sachs Principal Investment Area (GS PIA) Interview

    Hello monkeys, Does anyone have some information about GS PIA interviews for intern positions? I.e. questions asked, number of rounds, number of people, possible case study? Also, do you know where I could find the deals done by GS PIA except on their web ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2016 - 6:14pm -

  16. Goldman Sachs Financial Sponsors

    Gents (and Bankarella), Does anyone have info on Goldman's financial sponsors group? From past threads on this site I gather it used to be a relationship group that did not execute. However, I could not find much on the group more recent than 2010 an ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:39pm -

  17. Morgan Stanley FSG

    Hey, An alum from my school works for Morgan Stanley 's Financial Sponsors Group. I had the chance to speak with her about the state of group and industry and she informed me that all of the work coming out of the sponsors group right now are IPOs. A ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:03pm -

  18. Goldman Sachs firing analysts!

    I heard a rumor last week about an analyst who got fired from GS for interviewing with PE firms within his first year. I don't know if this is valid, but it sure sounds fcuked up if you ask me. I guess the firm is trying to retain its "talent&qu ...

    49 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2011 - 11:05am -

  19. Goldman Sachs Compliance- 2nd Round

    I got through to the 2nd round for a compliance position in NY. The first one interview mainly involved of fit, compliance scenario questions and why GS. I was just wondering if anyone knew what to expect in a 2nd round interview. I feel this will be the ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2013 - 1:10pm -

  20. GS TMT/FIG and Want Out?

    WSO, I come to you with a real conundrum. For the past 2.5 years, I've been salivating over the prospects of one day making it to the promised land of the (emphasis on the) Goldman Sachs. Like a good little monkey I dreamed of being MD and shaking an ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2013 - 2:08am -

  21. GSIP (Goldman Sachs Investment Partners) Phone Interview?

    Does anyone know the types of questions I should expect for a phone interview with GSIP? It's roughly an hour long. Ran a search on past GSIP topics, but most were discussing whether the group still existed or possible ways to lateral in. Would reall ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:49pm -

  22. Citi M&A vs. GS/MS/JPM

    I summered in a BB coverage group as a sophomore and received a return offer for next summer. While the fit was good, it was a mediocre experience and I'd like to explore other opportunities. That said, I have another offer with Citi M&A that see ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2014 - 5:33pm -

  23. Where is Goldman Sachs?

    The AT&T and T-Mobile deal is no doubt the biggest deal of the year, with two prominent boutiques (to my surprise) being leading book runners. However, I was quite surprised not to see GS involved in the deal in some way or the other, after all they&# ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2011 - 10:32pm -

  24. The Vampire Squid

    Nowadays it seems tough to find a proper financial scandal or controversy that Goldman isn't involved in somehow. Just off the top of my head I've got: European sovereign debt crisis- Goldman systematically helped the Greek government misreprese ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2013 - 10:45am -

  25. HK FT CLASS OF 2011 OFFICIAL THREAD!!!

    Thought it would be nice to have a place to share info for those going to HK for FT in 2011! It would be great to talk about things like housing, comp, things to watch out for, etc etc! UBS gs jpm FT CS MS db Hong Kong HK ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 26 2010 - 1:40am -

  26. Your story here: Kids embarassing themselves at recruiting events.

          Everyone has the story about one kid asking a stupid question, and everyone coughing "asshole." But do you have any truly embarrassing OCR stories? Share them. Networking gs MS ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2010 - 4:19am -

  27. Thoughts on U Chicago Undergrad

    Hi everyone, I am interested in hearing what people think about this school for undergrad and how it ranks relative to other target schools in terms of OCR. More specifically, how good has its placement been in recent years? I know a lot has changed at th ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 4 2013 - 6:02pm -

  28. 4 interviews at Goldman Sachs & no word since....

    I'm a little frustrated. I've had 4 excellent interviews with Goldman Sachs for a compliance role. They went very well, and all 4 of the interviewers really liked me, as they mentioned it, communicated that I gave excellent answers, etc. I follo ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2013 - 9:17pm -

  29. Racing Towards Excellence by Muzaffar Khan and Jan Sramek

    Quick background on the authors Muzaffar Khan Muzaffar Khan, worked for Citi, BarCap, Moore Capital, and was a Consultant for Man Eco (subsidiary of Man Group). Jan Sramek Somewhat of a prodigy in the UK. ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2011 - 3:56am -

  30. Goldman Sachs is Anti-Ivy-League?

    Gives hope to non-targets? Browse random IBD ANALYSTS (not VP, MD, etc.) in LinkedIn and you will see a very clear trend: almost nobody has Ivy League degrees. My guess is something like 1/3 at the most, and of those with ivy degrees on their profile we s ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 23 2011 - 2:41pm -

  31. Do I need to buy another suit?

          Hi, I have an offer for a spring week at GS which takes 2 weeks. I only have one black suit and was wondering whether you think that'd be enough or if I need to buy another suit and if so which color I should go for? The internsh ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2012 - 5:30pm -

  32. GS Elevator outed

    http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/dealbook/2014/02/2... Duh And to all the people who were truly enthralled with this guy...well sorry. Was it entertaining, I didn't think so. Was it douchey? Absolutely. gs ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2014 - 1:19am -

  33. You don't want it bad enough

          If you're not getting offers/interviews in whatever industry you want to be a part of. You don't want it bad enough. Thoughts, comments, questions, viscous attacks? gs ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 19 2011 - 12:19pm -

  34. Do you think I can make it to the next round?

    Hi, Yesterday I had third round telephone interview for Quant internship at BB (think GS / MS / JPM), everything happened well until I made a terrible calculation mistake at the end (I said BinomialCoefficient(6,3)=60 whereas it is equal to 20) leading me ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2015 - 10:20am -

  35. Goldman SA 2011 accelerated

          Hey guys, Did anyone here apply for GS SA through the accelerated process? I sent my app before the deadline and so far only got the confirmation email saying that "you will be contacted regarding next steps by mid-November" ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2010 - 12:20am -

  36. Los Angeles Financial Sponsors Groups

    Hey, New to WSO and am looking to recruit for a SA internship next fall. I go to a target school in the east coast but am originally from LA. I decided that I'll probably stay in the west coast upon graduation. I'm looking to ultimately recruit ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 18 2016 - 9:02pm -

  37. GS IBD to Blackstone R&R

    Hey all. I am starting at GS IBD next week at one of the top groups as a FT analyst. While I am really happy about this, I do feel that restructuring is really interesting and would love to do that at Blackstone. I don't know anyone at Blackstone, ho ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2013 - 8:57pm -

  38. Optional Cover Letter?

    If the cover letter is optional for the resume drop (GS IMD) should I even bother to write one up and submit it? I have always been under the impression that CL's are hardly ever looked at and can only hurt you. gs ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:51pm -

  39. Goldman Sachs Hirevue 2017 Recruiting

    Does anybody have information regarding the GS Hirevue process? Specifically: Are they hard to land? (Because I go to a non-target 3.75 with relevant work experience & managed to land one) Questions they ask? (Assuming they are all behavioral on the f ...

    9 comments - 3 silver bananas - Sep 22 2016 - 3:58pm -

  40. Whats the next best thing at Goldman Sachs (or any other BB?

    If you can't get IB at Goldman or any other BB, what is the next best or most reputable field of work you can do there? gs BB ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2010 - 2:07am -

  41. Do you think this salary is in the ballpark for an analyst at GS?

    My friend who interned at GS this summer has accepted the GS offer for FT analyst position. He will be getting $70K for Base, $60 K for Bonus and $20 K for signing bonus. In this environment is good sign that bonuses are coming back after an absence from ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 29 2009 - 1:36pm -

  42. GS Global Portfolio Solutions

    I've tried searching through the forum for more information on Goldman's GPS group within the portfolio management group of GSAM, but couldn't find anything. I know that GSAM has a ton of different groups, which range from PWM stuff, to sal ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:12pm -

  43. Harvard--> GS--> VC--> Prison?

    Interesting writeup from bloomberg about a ex-GS banker who is currently in a Colombian Prison while he awaits his trial on securities fraud. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-11-20/... As a baby-faced entrepreneur, Kaleil Isaza Tuzman once symb ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2015 - 5:06pm -

  44. GS Financing Group

    Why isn't this group discussed on here? I know many of you look down on capital markets for whatever reason, but is FG at GS not desireable if I want to move to PE? Should I choose classic IBD at another Barc or at Lazard? My choices are coverage at ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2013 - 8:42pm -

  45. "Why I Wish I Had Stayed at Goldman Sachs Longer"

    Great Goldman Huff Po Post: "Why I Wish I Had Stayed at Goldman Sachs Longer"- sent chills down my spine towards the end... in a good way. Greg Smith's New York Times op-ed and subsequent book created quite a stir. As a Goldman Sachs " ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 4 2013 - 4:11pm -

  46. GS down, BofA up

    Goldman Sachs posts a loss (only its second time in history), and BofA swings to profit. wtf From Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Report Goldman Sachs ' $428 million dollar loss and Bank of America 's slip into number two among U.S. banks ranked ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2011 - 12:27pm -

  47. GS Final Rounds Sept 9

    Anybody hear back from GS IBD final rounds on Wed? When will they get back to us? gs interview ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 9 2009 - 8:55pm -

  48. GS vs. MS

    Hi all, I just want to hear what you guys think of the two companies-- if you had offers from both, where would you go and why? Thanks so much! gs MS SA choice ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2011 - 5:29pm -

  49. Is this common (SuperDay)

    Recently, I had a superday at a top BB (GS / MS), and in my last interview, the interviewer didn't ask me any behavioral or technical questions. He just wanted to talk about my interests outside of finance. He did answer my questions when I asked him ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2014 - 8:43pm -

  50. Selectivity of Top Prop. shops vs. BB S&T

    Just how do these two different trading gigs compare in terms of selectivity? I know the top proprietary shops like Optiver, Jane Street Capital, First New York, and Susquehanna mostly recruit at Ivy League schools and other top/target schools. A few non- ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2009 - 11:51pm -

  51. Don't like trading- how do I switch?

    Hey everyone, I need WSO's combined wisdom about my situation. I'm currently a summer intern at a BB, and I can already tell that trading (or sales, for that matter) isn't where I want to end up full-time. Instead, I think that I would be a ...

    20 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 3 2011 - 11:21pm -

  52. IB- MBA Associate, still a chance?

    Do you think there is still a chance to find something for FT IB, with only 5 months to graduation? Top 10 US MBA (east coast) with BB IB in Europe over the summer. MBA gs jpm Europe associate us ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2012 - 11:13am -

  53. Worked @ Goldman IBD last summer and could use advice

    Hi all, I had the opportunity to work @ GS this past summer in IBD (industry group). Unfortunately I did not come away with an offer. I have decided to stay an extra semester and take another summer analyst position. I am looking at some of the better kno ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2011 - 7:56am -

  54. Securities at GS or Operations at Barcap

    Hello, all. Thank you for showing interest in my forum. I am a third year college student who has been offered an internship position at the Securities Division of Goldman Sachs and at the Operations Divisions at Barclays Capital, respectively. I have har ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2011 - 8:43pm -

  55. GS TMT, MS M&A, Elite Boutiques (GHL, Laz, etc.), PE (BX, Bain Cap, etc.)

    Out of curiosity, does a high-achieving Dartmouth student (3.9+, summa cum laude) have a shot at these groups and firms? gs GPA Recruiting M&A MS TMT dartmouth ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2010 - 11:20pm -

  56. Goldman tech in NYC?

    How is Goldman's tech group in NYC? From what I understand, most of the tech team is in SF. Does one group have better deal flow/exit opps than the other? gs ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 3 2010 - 9:43am -

  57. INTERNAL AUDIT OR FINANCE

    I'm applying to GS, MS, JPM, & BlackRock for their Internal Audit & Finance divisions. I am a junior Finance major with a 3.4 GPA (yes, I'm aware that my GPA isn't great). I can't really decide which division I would prefer. Wh ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 22 2016 - 1:03pm -

  58. Banker Girl Looking For Banker Guy

    http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/w4m/2302120850.html Anyone want to give this girl a try and report on how it goes? gs Banking dating models gold diggers ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2011 - 11:36pm -

  59. Offer Picking: RBS IBD vs. GS GIR

    RBS IBD Full Time vs. GS Research (conditional offer, Start as an PT intern). Both entry level based HK. Firstly, it is IBD vs. Research. My long term goal is PE or HF. Secondly, it is Full time vs. Unsecured conditional offer. Falling into trouble pickin ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2010 - 5:06am -

  60. sum of 1-100

    Fuck me. I had a second round phone screen going very well until this question came up... I had no fucking idea so I guessed 10,000. Turns out the answer is 5050 and there is an algebraic way to solve it. Are people actually supposed to know this shit? or ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 18 2011 - 10:22am -

  61. Morgan Stanley FT Sell Day

    Recently signed with Morgan Stanley and wanted to know if anybody has heard anything about Sell Day for full-time analyst? Or even if anyone has already had sell day...I know they conduct interviews in tiers, wonder if they do the same with Sell Day. Than ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 4 2009 - 2:52pm -

  62. PE/HF the dream

    Hi Guys, Currently have a FT lined up at BB in EMEA DCM FIG, (think GS, MS, RBS) having completed SA at MM PE shop think (KKR, CVC, 3i), but debating whether to accept FICC trading offer at PWM boutique specialising in EU CDS arb. What are your thoughts r ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2011 - 2:39pm -

  63. JPM SF Tech Opinions

    I haven't seen any recent posts about JPM 's SF Tech group. I was wondering if anyone has any insight on recent culture, hours, exit opps, and deal flow? I have talked to a couple people, and it seems like the group has improved over the last co ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 19 2017 - 12:34pm -

  64. Referral Never works at GS??

    Heard because GS values so much on equal employment opportunity bullsh*t, they basically forbid referral whithin the firm. Is it true? Do they really think if one MD happens to like me a lot and would like to recommend me to work for GS, it will be unfair ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 1 2011 - 1:30pm -

  65. Top 3 intern vs. Top 15 FT

    So, I just graduated and managed to get an SA spot in IBD at a top 3 place (MS, GS, JPM) in one of their best groups. It was an amazing experience, but unfortunately, I won't be getting an offer. Either way, I might now have two options (it's no ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2011 - 5:11pm -

  66. Start Dates- When are they?

    Anyone working for a bulge heard when their start date will be? gs jpm CS bofa MS start dates ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 8:52am -

  67. Goldman SA to FT 2011

    So I've heard Goldman is known for having lower conversion rates for SA to FT compared to the rest of the BBs, but does anyone know what the percentage of interns for 2011 received offers in Sales and Trading? What are expectations for this year? Ans ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2011 - 11:24pm -

  68. Which business schools does GS recruit at?

          At which business schools does Goldman Sachs formally recruit for IB? Or, in other words, what's the "easiest" school to get into where GS recruits? Thanks. Goldman Investment Banking gs Recruiting Goldman Sachs Sachs ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2009 - 6:09pm -

  69. GS ACCELERATED #3 SUCCESS THREAD

    FIG AT LEAST AND MAYBE TMT DEPENDING ON WHO ELSE THEY LOOK AT! WOO! gs Awesome ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 6 2010 - 1:52pm -

  70. BofA ML FInal Rounds 10/16

    Anybody have final rounds for BofA ML IBD on Friday (10/16) hear back yet? gs bofa ml MS BX ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2009 - 3:51pm -

  71. No one has gone to jail for crashing the world economy, torture or unconstitutional wiretaps.

          No one has gone to jail for crashing the world economy, torture or unconstitutional wiretaps. There is however room in our jails for people who share files or smoke pot. This is not a justice system. It is an exploitation system. Thou ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2011 - 9:01pm -

  72. Goldman and Morgan Stanley no longer "I-banks"

    The end of an era. WSJ reports: Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley To Be Bank Holding Companies...The Federal Reserve said it had approved the transformation of both Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs from investment banks to traditional bank holding companies, ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 21 2008 - 10:11pm -

  73. Renege on EB for Top GS/MS Group?

    I'm currently working in an MM in Chicago and accepted an offer for an EB in NY. A few days ago I quit my MM job and during my month off I got pinged by a contact in HR at a BB who said there was a spot open in their top group (think GS TMT / MS M&am ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2015 - 6:22pm -

  74. Ten GS TMT MDs vs Obi Wan Kenobi

    In a fight to the death? it's a close one, but I think the MDs will win with like 1 or 2 survivors gs Star Wars ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 17 2012 - 12:13pm -

  75. HOW LIKELY WILL I GET GS/JPM/MS FT THIS YEAR?

    Hey guys, I come from non-target and we don't get BB NYC postings. I struck luck and was able to land BB (UBS / Citi / DB) IBD NYC offer for the summer. I really want GS / MS / JPM or even CS NYC for full time. What are the chances of me being able t ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2010 - 12:37am -

  76. Goldman Sachs needs to change its name...

          To Platinum Sachs! gs ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2010 - 1:20pm -

  77. choose between GS, McK and Deutsche offers

    Hi, all Sincerely appreciate any advice on the following... I am in a very fortunate dilemma (1) Goldman Sachs- Associate, IBD (2) Deutsche- AVP, Private Equity (3) McKinsey- Associate, Private Equity Practice which one to pick or turn down? Thanks in adv ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 13 2010 - 3:13am -

  78. GS Hiring Freeze in NY?

    I have heard that there is a hiring freeze in Goldman's NY office in IBD. Can anybody confirm or dis-confirm this, particularly with regards to lateral hires? gs hiring ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 26 2011 - 2:54pm -

  79. GS TMT & MS M&A: Mortals allowed?

    It seems there is a lot of reverence on the street for GS TMT and MS M&A teams. These groups seem even more selective than GS / MS as a whole. So given that, how does one even begin to try to get into these specific groups? Is it based on relationship ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2009 - 7:36pm -

  80. First Year Analyst All-in Comp

    What did/do first year analysts (stand to) make at these firms in 08-09, 09-10, and 10-11? GS MS DB JPM LAZ Moelis Greenhill Evercore gs jpm Moelis Evercore greenhill compensation MS db lazard bonus Salary ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2009 - 2:07pm -

  81. GS Securities Spring Internship

    Anyone have any experience with this? If so, please shoot me a PM. trading gs ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2009 - 11:58pm -

  82. ----UBS Product Group v. Rothschild

    Which is better for a summer internship? Please share your thoughts. UBS Citi gs M&A restructuring Evercore Barclays MS Summer lazard rothschild Product group ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2011 - 11:46am -

  83. We need discussions like THIS

    I would eventually like to see WSO having deep conversations such as this post today on the market action the final hour of trading instead of the "rank the banks" "what are my chances" crap I have to read. Lets talk about the market g ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2009 - 12:28am -

  84. i'm quitting my job, my trainer is just to demanding.

    IN 1998 WHEN MY TRAINER recruited me from a H/Y/P by catching me in the hidden village, I was excited I was 8 years in my prime, getting more benefits than a GS Banker, I mean fuck; I even had my own G7 life was great I had the world by the BALLS. Despite ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 1 2012 - 2:26pm -

  85. GS ASIA FICC

    Is GS done with recruiting for summer intern? Just got invited for an interview with their FICC and feel very weird. It is March already. gs ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2010 - 4:25pm -

  86. GS Equities vs. MS Fixed Inc.- Thoughts?

          So, it turns out I got offers from both (see an earlier post- it took quite a while) in Sales and Trading (I want to do trading). I think it is fair to say that Goldman has a slight edge but I don't know about the division, I wou ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2010 - 8:28pm -

  87. SEO offer- if you could pick any IBD, which one

    So my GF got an offer from SEO- essentially you can list your top 3 IBD choices and you are guaranteed to get one of the three. Beyond simply listing GS, JP, MS, I was wondering if anyone had suggestions on the overall intern experience, and suggestions f ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 5 2010 - 8:49pm -

  88. GS Spring Program

          I recently interviewed for the Goldman Sachs Spring break program (for sophomores). Has anyone heard back or know of anyone who has heard back with an offer? Goldman Investment Banking gs interview Goldman Sachs Internship spring soph ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2010 - 12:45am -

  89. GS HK vs MS FI HK vs UBS London vs DB London vs Barclays London

    Dear All, I need some advice regarding my SA offers for S&T. I personally prefer trading and FICC trading in particular. What would you recommend out of the following in terms of career advancement, conversion ratio to FT and strength in FICC: GS HK, ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 24 2016 - 11:47pm -

  90. What would you take over GS?

          What firms (that recruit at the undergrad level) would you take over GS? gs recruit ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2011 - 5:29pm -

  91. UBS FX or GS Eq.

    analyst s&t position from target school, have the choice between ubs fx derivatives and goldman equity derivatives. need advice on which to choose. pro goldman is obvious, it's the best BB. also UBS is in stamford (though they are moving?) pro UB ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 31 2011 - 10:56am - Anonymous Monkey

  92. Goldman Sachs SA internship or full time job?

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