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  2. How Do Hedge Fund "Geniuses" Einhorn and Ackman Still Have Any AUM?

    So hedge fund "genius" David Einhorn is down 18 percent this year, even though the S&P is up 5 percent. Last year, his fund gained 2 percent while the S&P gained 22 percent. He slightly underperformed the market in 2016, while getting cr ...

    124 comments - 13 silver bananas - Aug 16 2018 - 11:00am -

  3. Hedge Fund Careers: Getting a Hedge Fund Job Out of Undergrad and Beyond

    A career in the hedge fund industry is one of the most desirable careers in finance. Money is undoubtedly the greatest attraction to careers with hedge funds, with analysts making $150k and then some. Portfolio managers often make north of seven figures, ...

    100 comments - 61 silver bananas - Apr 18 2018 - 9:00pm -

  4. Point 72 Academy 2019 Recruiting

    Hello everyone, Just trying to get a feel for Point 72's Academy 2019 recruitment process. I submitted my resume and got Hirevue a day later. After completing the Hirevue I was then invited to an "exclusive summer networking night" at Point ...

    126 comments - 8 silver bananas - Jun 15 2018 - 3:03pm -

  5. AMA 1st year Equity Hedge Fund Analyst straight out of undergrad

    Hi guys, I'm a 1st year analyst at a L/s equity hedge fund based in NY metropolitan area with around $400mm AUM in a very small office. I got this gig straight out of undergrad (target school, not the best GPA) after 3-4 internships during school. AM ...

    30 comments - 6 silver bananas - Jan 19 2019 - 5:00pm -

  6. Looking for seed money but no idea on the how/what/who

    Hey all, Before diving into this I think it makes sense to at least give some context and background on me personally just so we're all on the same page. The general gist of what I am curious about from anyone with experience is the goal of getting s ...

    46 comments - 6 silver bananas - Aug 31 2018 - 2:59am -

  7. 13 year old trader

    I am making this thread because I am so passionate about trading and I'm doing everything in my power to network to finally get an internship in the hedge fund industry. I even built a LinkedIn bot to send out my cv to Portfolio Managers. Would also ...

    24 comments - 5 silver bananas - Mar 24 2019 - 10:42am -

  8. Wanna Jump Straight to the Buy Side?

    Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday- this was originally posted on 10/17/12. To see all of our top content from the past, click here. Deciding to Recruit For the Buy Side Most of my friends are going into banking. Not because pitch books and road sho ...

    289 comments - 37 silver bananas - Jan 23 2018 - 5:05pm -

  9. The Hedge Fund Experience- Good, Bad, Ugly

    Mod Note (Andy): Throwback Thursday- this was originally posted Feb 2009 Since there aren't any decent/active discussions on the HF forum, I figure I start a thread highlighting the good, bad, and ugly aspects of working at a hedge fund. This is base ...

    346 comments - 29 silver bananas - Feb 24 2018 - 6:04pm -

  10. I have been told that I can't make it into the finance industry (HF, VC, PE, etc.) because of my height?

    Hello everyone, I am a freshman attending Dartmouth- majoring in economics. I am focusing my future on finance, whether it be working at a hedge fund or private equity. But I've read and have been told a few times that I won't be able to make it ...

    95 comments - 7 silver bananas - Feb 10 2017 - 8:00am -

  11. Entry Level Hedge Fund Salary

    How much would a 1st year at a $1.5B aum hedge fund with about 20 guys expect to make? Small Hedge Fund Associate Salary Your salary will largely depend on the size of the hedge fund that you are working for considering the 2% and 20% structure. However, ...

    42 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2018 - 11:13am -

  12. Social media and investment banking

    Can you have a public social media account such as Instagram if you have a career in banking, or any other finance field, and post pictures of your lifestyle, yourself, etc. Will people in the industry see this as something bad or will it not even matter? ...

    36 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 8 2018 - 8:04pm -

  13. Short Apple Shares

    Should you sell your Apple shares? With shares skyrocketing 30% to record highs in the last quarter of 2010, a total of 22 hedge fund managers with sub 5% stakes sold out of their Apple positions to the tune of over 1.6 million shares. Is this just a case ...

    159 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2016 - 10:24pm -

  14. Generating Investment Ideas...

    Ideas? Websites? Where do you guys get your info from to generate investment ideas? Not just for ideas, but I daily check dealbook, wsj, abnormal returns. honestly I need help and when hedge fund interviews start i want to be able to have 2-3 stock pitche ...

    114 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:47pm -

  15. Top Hedge Funds: Analyst Compensation

    Hey guys, roughly how much can one expect in base pay from a multibillion dollar long/short hedge fund for an analyst coming out of banking? I've searched the threads but many were outdated. Any rough idea of total compensation in a typical year woul ...

    133 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2018 - 2:27pm -

  16. Getting into Hedge Funds from IBD?

    I'm starting FT at a MM investment bank in San Fran. I've got some experience investing personally and in a college club, and I have a close mentor who is a hedge fund manager. If I were to take the hedge fund route, what would be the best path( ...

    160 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  17. I'm a Hedge Fund Analyst- Ask Me Anything

    I work as a long/short equity analyst at a large hedge fund. I've been lucky enough to be more than just a model monkey early on in my career, but have also been exposed to the stress of being measured on returns. I primarily cover consumer and TMT n ...

    214 comments - 11 silver bananas - Oct 1 2013 - 9:45pm -

  18. Four college kids started a hedge fund. Should I invest?

    TBT: Originally posted August 2012 One of the biggest problems with having large corporations as clients is that there's so much crap you're not allowed to invest in actively in order to prevent any potential allegations of insider trading. Ther ...

    85 comments - 8 silver bananas - Nov 25 2014 - 12:27pm -

  19. Hedge fund analyst salary vs investment banking?

    I'm trying to decide between an MM investment banking associate position and a hedge fund (>10bn) equity analyst position (post MBA). The IB position salary is known but since hedge fund analyst salaries vary widely, I wasn't sure what to exp ...

    13 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 25 2019 - 10:06am -

  20. 55x price hike on "Essential Medication"- Smart move?

    Turing Pharmaceuticals, led by former hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli, upped the price of Daraprim from $13.50 to $750 per pill after acquiring the marketing rights. Not surprisingly, this instantly made him "the most hated man on the internet / in ...

    86 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 26 2015 - 5:00pm -

  21. The PE career path

    I'm trying to get a better gauge of the careers in and out of IB. While the 2 year stint in PE out of IB seems very lucrative/prestigious blah blah, it seems like most shops kick you out after 2 years and you're expected to go to bschool. Some q ...

    54 comments - 5 silver bananas - Jun 12 2016 - 8:00pm -

  22. Experienced partners for ambitious new fund

    I am looking for experienced partners for starting my commodity futures fund. Individuals should have very good intellect and hedge fund knowledge. I am very intelligent myself and well versed with the laws and statues governing such alternative investmen ...

    19 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 23 2019 - 3:10am - Anonymous Monkey

  23. Leaving the buyside

    Mod Note (Andy): Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 2/23/14 and ranks #26 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. So everything comes full circl ...

    116 comments - 24 silver bananas - Dec 12 2014 - 8:00am -

  24. AMA: Credit hedge fund analyst at MF, former BB trader

    Mod Note (Andy): AMA/Interview Tuesdays! Email me ([email protected]) if you'd like to do an AMA or interview for WSO My background is working in a high yield/distressed trading desk as a research analyst and trader, before making the move to a ...

    73 comments - 9 silver bananas - Jan 11 2014 - 5:00pm -

  25. HF Analyst Pitch Examples

    Most l/s hedge fund analyst job postings ask for a company analysis/pitch example for an investment idea you've had. Some specify to keep it to 1-2 pages, but others are open ended. Does anyone have any examples they can share of a company pitch for ...

    78 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jun 3 2018 - 10:39pm -

  26. PERKS of working in Financial Services....

    What are some of the perks you guys have heard of that a BB or MM provides its employee. I'm not talking about just discounts, but things like car service, meals, etc............. For example like my first Internship was at a MM investment bank and e ...

    258 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2017 - 12:46pm -

  27. AMA: I'm the President of a $1bn Global Long Short Fund

    Feel free to ask me anything. I will be on starting at 1pm to answer questions for a couple hours, then will check the post periodically over the next week for new questions. Thanks,-Keith. Bio: Keith R. Weiner is the President of Suvretta Capital Managem ...

    50 comments - 8 silver bananas - Sep 25 2014 - 10:31am -

  28. 20 Company Interviews Later...No FT Offer looking for Advice

    I need some advice. I'm a recent graduate from a nontarget looking for FT roles. About me: sub 3.5 overall GPA, Over 3.5 finance GPA. Was in school's honors program for finance majors. Did some IM work. Received school's highest honors for ...

    166 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 20 2015 - 7:43pm -

  29. List of Hedge Funds in NYC

    Does anybody know where I can find a comprehensive list of New York based hedge funds? Preferably grouped by investment strategy and AUM? Many thanks. hedge fund managers New York City While a comphrensive list of hedge funds does not exist, GrayPools off ...

    73 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 2 2018 - 4:44pm -

  30. Starting a small, personal Hedge fund

    Just curious, how hard is it to start a one person, personal hedge fund? About how much would it cost? This has been done recently by a Wharton Grad who interned at DE Shaw. So it can be done. I recall him saying he is the President, Manager, and only inv ...

    219 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:45pm -

  31. Execution traders

    Hello everyone, I was hoping that someone in the industry or with more knowledge about it that I, could discuss the role of execution traders. Would it be a good position to take out of college at a hedge fund? I am interested in pursuing a position I wil ...

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

  32. Day in the Life: Hedge Fund Associate- Investment Banking Background

    Mod Note (Andy): Best posts of 2014, this originally went up April 2014 ***To wrap up our conversations on life at a hedge fund (as an associate) we reiterate that this what you should expect if you have an IB background and move to the buy-side at a hedg ...

    71 comments - 31 silver bananas - Jul 11 2015 - 4:00am -

  33. Hedge Fund as the 1st job out of undergrad

    Hey fellow monkeys, I have a job offer at a hedge fund (>25bn) straight out of undergrad. However, it is for operations and it lasts 16 months. What do you think?- how does this set me up in the future (b-school, other FO roles)? hedge fund to Tuesday, ...

    31 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 12 2017 - 4:42pm -

  34. Equity Research out of MBA

    Hi everyone, I was recently accepted to the MBA program at Stern and am considering equity research as a post MBA path. I have a passion for markets, and while I am not so keen on the idea of focusing on one sector, I recognize that ER positions are a via ...

    63 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:13pm -

  35. Real Estate Hedge Fund List (Looking)

    Hi all, Trying to put a list of hedge funds who invest primarily or have a team that invests mainly in Real Estate- debt or equity doesn't matter. Names that come to mind so far: Och Ziff Davidson Kempner Fir Tree... Go ahead keep adding, thanks! Rea ...

    35 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 5 2016 - 11:01am -

  36. Top BB FX/Rates Sales > > Macro fund... Possible??

    Is it possible to go to a macro fund (or any hedge fund for that matter) from a sales role? Will certainly be difficult I understand, but not even from macro sales? From my understanding that's the most market-related sales role...? What's an ea ...

    72 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2018 - 6:59pm -

  37. AM vs HF: The Business of Our Business

    Hedge funds get all the glory... and now they're even going to get all the press, courtesy of the JOBS Act, and I'm more than excited to see who thinks they actually need to advertise to bring in the flows. However, while a hedge fund is structu ...

    70 comments - 29 silver bananas - Jul 11 2015 - 4:07am -

  38. Distressed Debt Interview

    I have a first round interview at a distressed debt fund. Any thoughts on what first rounds look like? I'm currently an analyst in a restructuring group at a bank with some decent deal experience, so I assume I'll get asked about what I've ...

    113 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:05pm -

  39. How to maximize 3 months in NYC

    I will be spending the summer interning in NYC and am curious what interesting things I should take advantage of. Hoping for atypical things to do (i.e not "seeing the Statue of Liberty"). Places to check out, things to experience, places to eat ...

    29 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 19 2016 - 9:54am -

  40. David Einhorn is one of my Favorite People

    The more I learn about David Einhorn, the more I admire him. Not only does he run a veru successful hedge fund, but he is known as an excellent and ruthless stock picker. He can't open his mouth about a stock without the stock moving. Someone posted ...

    215 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 7 2012 - 1:12am -

  41. The BlackHat Interview: 2/4

    Mod (Andy) note: The much anticipated BlackHat interview is here (see part 1 here). Questions came from myself and members of writing and intern teams. BIG thanks to BH for his really in-depth/quality/quick responses. I promise all of you will have some g ...

    64 comments - 7 silver bananas - Aug 4 2012 - 10:45am -

  42. The Big Short II: Why shorting high loan-to-value Canadian mortgages may be the (second) greatest trade ever

    Hi everyone I completed a pitchbook which presents a thesis on shorting high loan-to-value Canadian mortgages. My research claims this trade opportunity is comparative to John Paulson's shorts on subprime mortgages which he established from 2005 to 2 ...

    59 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2014 - 8:56pm -

  43. Emergency Physician to Consulting

    Hi all, I am a practicing emergency medicine doc trying to leave the field of medicine. Though I could list all the reasons, I feel for now it is sufficient to say I have invested significant time into reaching this decision and am quite confident in it. ...

    28 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 9:02am -

  44. Direct Lending--> Distressed/Special Situations Investing

    Hey guys, I've been interested in distressed / special situations investing for over a year now, did an RX banking internship this last summer and didn't get a return offer, decided to post-pone a year to recruit for summer internships again. Gi ...

    13 comments - 3 silver bananas - Nov 20 2018 - 9:18pm -

  45. Do hedge funds look down at Asset Management Firms?

    I was talking to some folks around the office and somehow Putnam or Wellington got brought up in the conversation. Someone immediately said that "asset managers don't count." Is this a common view in the hedge fund world? hedge fund asset m ...

    53 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2015 - 1:00am -

  46. Are you good at shorting?

    Was asked this at a HF interview. What is your thought process when determining good shorts and what are key items you look for. Also, how do you determine what kind of position to take and how should you adjust/change your position if the market goes in ...

    34 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 2 2016 - 6:42pm -

  47. exit opps- shareholder activism group

    Hey all, just wondering where associates/2nd year analysts typically exit to from shareholder activism type IB groups. I know activism defense advisory is offered by some BB and EB banks and was curious if most stay in IB or eventually try to land at an a ...

    21 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jan 26 2018 - 4:53pm -

  48. Non-Target Freshman to Hedge Fund Internship

    Mod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 5/29/14 and ranks #36 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. I've been reading WSO for a whil ...

    53 comments - 23 silver bananas - Jan 2 2015 - 1:26pm -

  49. Boston- Tell me more

    I just watched "The Town", and I want to work in Boston one day (Think 10 years down the line). Except for pension fund management, and a certain large endowment fund, I can't really think of much out there. I only ever faced two hedge fund ...

    48 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2018 - 6:58pm -

  50. Are there any billionaire (or 9 figure millionaire) hedge fund managers from a non-traditional background?

    So for example. They didn't do the whole Ivy League to BB to HF and work their way up or lateraled. Like managers that worked in a completely unrelated field and then got into hedge funds and investing. I know it's not unheard of in the Venture ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2016 - 9:49pm -

  51. Would you ever consider joining a start-up fund that your friend started?

    A good friend and former sports teammate that I've known since junior high school started up his own alternative investment fund (by starting up, I mean legally establishing a fund) in late-2014 and has asked me if I am interested in joining as a &qu ...

    49 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 7 2015 - 11:00am -

  52. How to Get Into Global Macro Hedge Fund

    1) What is the path to getting into a global macro fund?- What BB S&T desks would be the best starting points?- Or would banking-> PE-> global macro be feasible at all? 2) Besides Moore Cap / Paulson & Co, what is a list of the best ones? 3) ...

    107 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:42pm -

  53. Columbia Value Investing Program Placement

    I know this has been covered previously, just thought I would bring it back up since I'm considering this program. How is this program viewed from perspective employers? Without prior buy-side or equity research experience would this program be a goo ...

    89 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:44pm -

  54. Hedge Fund Guru Answering Inbox Questions Here. Thanks Mr. Pink Money

    Some of these messages are very old but I'm going to answer them anyway b/c I'm in a helpful mood. Question: How would I know what the career path for [this particular hedge fund]? Every fund has their own "career path"...it just depen ...

    97 comments - 26 silver bananas - Oct 15 2012 - 2:10pm -

  55. Which HF offer to take?

    Hi WSO, I would like some advice on next steps in my career. My background is typical 2 years BB IBD and 2 years PE. Recently received two HF offers, both are long/short fundamental shops that are focused on long-term and not quarterly/momentum runs (1-2 ...

    51 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 6 2014 - 11:00am -

  56. What do you do on the train to work?

    Obviously a lot of people in finance travel into the city from the suburbs. I was just wondering what do you guys do on the train to and from work? hedge fund ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2015 - 4:12pm -

  57. Final round buyside interview

    So I had a rly good final round with case study with the partners. Reception was very positive: they asked abt when I expected comp, when I would be able to start, and if I was talking to other shops. They said they were hiring for 2-3 jr positions, and t ...

    19 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 1 2018 - 12:27pm -

  58. how is UVA viewed on the street

    How is the recruiting from UVA? finance wise IB /hedge fund is it considered a target? I would be transferring, as a sophomore but then would have to apply to Mcintire what happens if you dont get in? How hard is it to get in? Social life?. hedge fund uva ...

    70 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:34pm -

  59. How To Start Your Own Hedge Fund

    Mod note: Blast from the Past- "Best of Eddie." A big hat tip to The Reformed Broker for finding this gem. Imagine becoming a hedge fund manager with no formal training whatsoever. It's the dream of every early finance major at some point. ...

    34 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 4 2014 - 9:00am -

  60. AMA: Research Analyst at Event-Driven/Special Sits HF directly from "non-target"

    I've been a frequent reader of WSO for the past few years and I thought it might be helpful to anyone interested in a similar career path as mine. I definitely gleaned a lot from others here so hopefully I can answer some questions people might have. ...

    22 comments - 4 silver bananas - Feb 3 2017 - 4:00am -

  61. Bridgewater Associates HF Interview- advice?

    I have my 2nd round finance interview with Bridgewater, a hedge fund in Westport, coming up this month, and I wanted to know if anyone had insight on how it works, or what to expect from them. I have heard it is a rather argumentative environment, and no ...

    75 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:40pm -

  62. 29-Yr Old Hedgie Pleads Guilty to Fraud

    29-year old "hedge fund" boss Frederick Scott pled guilty on Friday to fraud charges alleging his entire hedge fund operation was fictitious and that he bilked investors out of $1.3 million. He claimed to be the youngest African-American hedge f ...

    33 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 17 2013 - 7:57am -

  63. The BlackHat Interview: 3/4

    Mod (Andy) note: The much anticipated BlackHat interview is here (see part 1, part 2). Questions came from myself and members of writing and intern teams. BIG thanks to BH for his really in-depth/quality/quick responses. I promise all of you will have som ...

    39 comments - 9 silver bananas - Aug 7 2012 - 11:56am -

  64. Why does a company care if their stock prices keeps on falling?

    Lets assume I run a bank and my stock price has fallen from $100 to $85 dollars over the period of 1 month. As the bank CEO/CFO/Treasury, why does it matter what my company's stock price is, in the public markets? It's not like investors are dir ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 30 2016 - 6:30pm -

  65. Have you thought about doing anything other than finance?

    Have you ever asked yourself if my job didn't exist what else would I really enjoy doing career wise? Or have any of you ever thought about pursuing other interests possibly post MBA or after you have some finance experience on your record? Investmen ...

    60 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2016 - 2:37am -

  66. You Miss 100% Of The Shots You Don't Take

    It was a standard Sunday for JRMM- Woke up entirely too early, ate breakfast, watched SportCenter, then had to kill time before the start of day 4 of the tourney. I had just gotten home from hitting golf balls and was about to firmly plant my ass on the c ...

    43 comments - 17 silver bananas - Mar 29 2014 - 11:05pm -

  67. Coatue

    Hi guys, Anybody here knows anything about Coatue? I know it is one of the Tiger Cubs. TMT focus. Equity L/S. Some websites say $3B AUM and some says $5B+, so I am not sure. It is also quoted couple times by one of the top 10 funds in the last year or two ...

    43 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:35pm -

  68. The BlackHat Interview: 4/4

    Mod (Andy) note: The much anticipated BlackHat interview is here (see part 1, part 2, part 3). Questions came from myself and members of writing and intern teams. BIG thanks to BH for his really in-depth/quality/quick responses. I promise all of you will ...

    36 comments - 3 silver bananas - Aug 14 2012 - 6:45pm -

  69. Stress / pressure at hedge funds

    One of the things I hate most about banking is the high pressure / stress that gets put on the analysts from the rest of the team. I honestly think I could deal much better with external stress (ie: from markets), but I have a suspicion that hedge funds m ...

    51 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2013 - 12:53am -

  70. Mutual Fund: A day in the life.

    Hey all, WSO has given me a lot of information about the Hedge fund, Investment banking, Private equity, and Venture Capital industries. WSO actually help me get an internship of my dreams as a freshman (VC fund in SF). I cannot seem to find much about Mu ...

    62 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 3 2012 - 3:20pm -

  71. Hedge fund after one year of IBD

    Has anyone made the jump after one year and would like to comment on some of the things one should consider? Any advice on recruiting for immediate start positions? I talked to all the well known headhunters including Dynamics / SearchOne, and I'm pl ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  72. By the time you are 40- The long term finance career paths

    I am interested in some statistics of the long term finance career path. What are your estimates? (1) Among the first-year analyst class, the percentage of those who are still in finance at the age of 40. (2) For those who went to PE after analyst years,b ...

    69 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 21 2013 - 1:05pm -

  73. Investment Banking to a Hedge fund... Can You Make the Jump?

    ***Note: This is a summary type post and is broad in scope, the sections are outlined in BOLD so if you have no interest in the overview you can skip to the interview section etc... Good luck to all of you starting (or doing) hedge fund interviews right n ...

    37 comments - 8 silver bananas - Mar 8 2014 - 5:00pm -

  74. Best Hedge Fund Book

    Best books on hedge funds, in-depth explanation of strategies, big players, history, day to day responsibiltiies, etc Any input would be great. thx. hedge fund book ...

    41 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:00pm -

  75. L/S Equity Path?

    What is the best path to break into a L/S Equity HF? Is it better to start at IBD or ER? What are the best L/S Equity HF in London? Thank you. hedge fund ...

    30 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 6 2016 - 2:48am -

  76. How to get a Hedge Fund Internship

    There's a lot of mystery surrounding hedge fund internships. Are they available to people who don't have connections through family and friends? How do they stack up against other finance internships? Are they viable when the end game is investm ...

    29 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 18 2018 - 2:36pm -

  77. Hedge Fund / Managers that Generate 30% per year

    Hi, Georoge Soros, Stanley Druckenmiller, David Tepper, Bruce Kovner.. the list may get stretched if one fine comb the internet patiently.... however, The pattern is that none of them are value investors! Seth Klarman, one of the icon of value investing, ...

    51 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 2 2013 - 1:00am -

  78. Demystifying BAAM (Blackstone)

    As requested by @MBAGrad2015" in my previous post (about GSO) and several other users who pm-ed me about BAAM, I decided to start another "demystifying" thread- the Blackstone 's 2014 Hedge Fund Solutions (BAAM) overview. All is based ...

    19 comments - 14 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:49pm -

  79. 17 year old makes $72m trading in high school: legit?

    I just read a story in the New York Post about a 17 year old kid from New York, Mohammed Islam, who is said to have made $72m trading stocks and commodities. I'm usually skeptical about these kind of stories, but this one seems hard to make up. I don ...

    39 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2014 - 8:10pm -

  80. Banking Associate to PE or HF

    Hey guys, I am currently an MBA student at H/S/W. My goal is to get into i banking as an associate and move to a PE or HF afterwards. I know it is common for IBD analysts to move to PE / HF, but how about for associates? and what type of roles am I most l ...

    45 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2014 - 11:42am -

  81. Offer on Table and Unsure if Consistent with Long Term Goals

    Hey all, I'm passionate about investing and would like to work at a fund. I've had my own successful PA for ~2 years (don't worry- in touch with reality, understand I'm not a wunderkund for short-term success) and passed L1 of the CFA ...

    14 comments - 3 silver bananas - May 26 2018 - 4:16pm -

  82. Thanks WSO / My Story

    Over the past 2 years, I've read only a handful of "success stories" on here about non-target kids breaking into Front Office roles straight out of school, and I've thoroughly enjoyed every single one; I've read some of them sever ...

    66 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 5 2010 - 7:17pm -

  83. Time Series Questions

    Hi there, I am a graduate student with statistics background and recently got a quant internship interview. It is about Time Series. Anyone can help me about this questions? How do you detect that a time series is following an ARMA process? Cite 5 type of ...

    39 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:12pm -

  84. Leaving Buyside Job- Am I crazy??

    I've been working at a multi-strategy hedge fund for the past 4 years. I've had solid performance and am well respected by my team. My comp continues to go up and this past year I broke $800k- this should continue to grow as long as I continue t ...

    44 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 8 2014 - 7:59pm -

  85. Which Investors Do You Follow Closely?

    I recently read Kyle Bass' investor letter and also watched a video that featured Michael Platt on Bloomberg TV and in general think both guys are absolutely brilliant. Watching them and following Bass for a while got me thinking.. Who do all of you ...

    48 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 28 2011 - 1:18pm -

  86. Starting Hedge Fund / Investment Company etc.

    Hello, I was looking to start something like a hedge fund, but not a hedge fund because the costs to do so are quite high. Initially I am able to raise 300k-1M so hedge fund probably isn't the best way to do it. Is there a way we can go about this th ...

    12 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 30 2018 - 3:32pm -

  87. Moelis LA- Unbelievable Analyst Placement

    Just found out where the first year Moelis LA analysts (total of 6) got jobs: 1 to KKR 1 to Silver Lake Partners 1 to TPG Capital 1 to TPG's new special situations group (ex GS-SSG guys) 1 to Carlyle Last analyst is still interviewing with a number o ...

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