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  1. Funniest Stories- The Analyst Years

    Although working as an investment banking analyst was a living hell at the time, I now look back at my years with nostalgia. Luckily, as time passes, the 100 hour weeks just blend together and the pain has gone away. Of course, I'm still irrationally ...

    65 comments - 21 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:35pm -

  2. What are the 3 most important skills needed to be an investment banker?

    Investopedia lists discipline, entrepreneurial, and relationship-builder as among top five skills for investment banking. Imo these along with persistence and excellent communication are essential for bankers. What say you? Skills top 3 finance business i ...

    47 comments - 5 silver bananas - Dec 3 2016 - 11:00am -

  3. The Obsession with Investment Banking

    Mod note: "Blast from the Past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from 01/11 Do you have an investment banking obsession? Especially those of you still in college, do you spend every waking moment angling for a job in investment banking? Do ...

    61 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 5 2016 - 9:56am -

  4. Professional Athlete or Investment Banker?

    Mod Note (Andy): Best of Eddie, this was originally posted in August 2010. Given that today is Friday, the NFL pre-season is underway, and I had a little bit to drink last night, I thought I'd pose an existential question today. If you had a choice, ...

    80 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 12 2015 - 6:00am -

  5. Life after Investment Banking

    Mod Note: Throwback Thursday: this post originally went up 4/25/12 Like a majority of people who are on this website, I used to come on here and write bullshit about a life partly my own, partly fantasy. I'm now going to uncloak the anonymous man and ...

    307 comments - 81 silver bananas - Jun 15 2015 - 6:17am -

  6. ETF Stripping and Insider Trading

    This post comes as a suggestion from HappyPantsMcGee (or HPM, or whatever the Diddy wannabe is calling himself this week). He asked me to explain the practice of ETF stripping, especially as it relates to the recent insider trading charges filed against s ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2016 - 8:48am -

  7. Why UBS Will Die

    One common criticism I hear on the street is UBS, the U've Been Sacked bank, or Ultra Bullshit Shit bank has a poor reputation. Either through routinely failing institutional clients by wiring money incorrectly to a counter-party while they're i ...

    53 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:38pm -

  8. Dating as an Investment Banking Analyst

    Could someone with experience please comment on the dating life as an analyst? Especially those who started work already with a girlfriend. Thanks Investment Banking analyst banking investment girls lifestyle girlfriend day in the life girl ...

    492 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:16pm -

  9. My heart on my sleeve

          Hi everyone, I'm a long-time lurker on WSO, now seeking counsel from those more experienced. I'm coming here because I honestly have no one else to talk to... I do not want to waste too much of your time so I'll try to ...

    43 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 13 2015 - 4:11am -

  10. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Capital Markets FO considered IBD?

    a couple of quick questions that i couldn't find answers to after googling/searching around. 1. is capital markets considering an investment banking position? I have an offer from BAML Capital Markets and was wondering if it's considered a FO in ...

    31 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 11:13am -

  11. Investment Sales Broker AMA

    Currently been working as an investment sales broker for four years specializing in multifamily, mixed-use, and development sites in the 1-30 million space in NYC. Go ahead, fire away. Oh, and if it counts for anything, I worked for three years at a prop ...

    27 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 29 2016 - 3:22pm -

  12. I am a Biology Major how can I become an investment banker?

    I am going into my last year at Northeastern University as a biology major. It it obviously too late to switch my major. I was originally planning on heading towards med-school but after shadowing/talking with doctors I have come to the conclusion it just ...

    42 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:19pm -

  13. Personal investment stories?

          I know a lot of you have done or are thinking about doing your own private real estate investments. Let's hear some. I guess I'll start off! I had some free time recently, so I finally decided to get my hands a little dirty ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2014 - 11:05pm -

  14. Writing Sample

    A boutique investment bank is asking for a 5 page writing sample- on any subject (for analyst position). Does anyone have gone through this experience and maybe on what type of topic they are looking for / interested in reading? Thanks a bunch boutique Re ...

    33 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 6 2017 - 12:45pm -

  15. What's it like in the South? Culture wise?

          I'm currently an SA at a boutique IB firm who's summered in NYC the past two summers; lived in NJ for a long time before settling in different a suburb of a metropolitan area the past 10 yrs or so (permanent home). I've ...

    98 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 15 2012 - 8:47pm -

  16. Is it worth going in debt for a masters in real estate program?

          I graduated in August 2015 and am still looking for a job in real estate. I really started aggressively looking (i.e. talking to multiple people every day, sending out emails left and right) at the beginning of January. Prior to that ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2016 - 3:53pm -

  17. Racism at Banks

    I was recently interviewing for an entry level analyst position through on-campus recruiting and felt like couple firms were profiling due to my race. As i digged a little deeper, i realized that some of the boutiques (Greenhill, GCA Savvian, Evercore, an ...

    25 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:05pm -

  18. Trading Without a Net: Why I Don't Use Stops on Options Trades

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from September 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. I've received a few messages from you guys about m ...

    29 comments - 4 silver bananas - Mar 23 2013 - 8:45am -

  19. Penn state vs OSU vs umich!!!!!! BB IBD plz help!!!

    Hello I am senior in high school in ohio and am looking at smeal as a prospective college for me. If I would end of going there I would like to join the PSIA and the nittany lion fund. i was wondering thought the website doesnt state how many people get a ...

    149 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2010 - 9:47pm -

  20. Leaving Banking. Fold.

    When I was in banking, I lost nearly PS17,000 spread betting on the Goldman Sachs SEC trial. I lost another gut wrenching chunk of money in Vegas playing poker with the big boys. Sucks right? But "life is long, I'll win it back". And so I w ...

    34 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 28 2013 - 7:45pm -

  21. Interview with 'That Analyst that Joked about Starting His Own Fund'... and Actually Did It

    The following is an interview with tt1254, an analyst who quit and started his own fund. He is also available to answer your questions, ask away. Are you a professional and want to do an interview? View our interview template here and then email me your r ...

    27 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jun 3 2013 - 2:58pm -

  22. Northern Trust?

    I am a sophomore and have the opportunity to intern for Northern Trust (personal contact w/ a VP). I am looking to get (hopefully) an internship in I-banking next summer and am wondering what division of Northern Trust would be the most pertinent and bene ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:04pm -

  23. Investment Consulting career

    Hi all, I was hoping that someone might be able to give me an indication of the career prospects one might have if one were to start their career working as an investment consultant with a company such as Mercer. They'd put me through the CFA which i ...

    20 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:51pm -

  24. Hindenburg Confirmed; Dow Heading to 5,000

    Don't shoot the messenger: the Dow might be in real trouble. The Hindenburg Omen has officially been confirmed, and the blind mathematician behind the theory has exited the market entirely, for what that's worth. Friday's market close was a ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 25 2010 - 12:26pm -

  25. Exit Opps to F500 from ibanking

          If i do I-Banking at a BB (like Goldman or JPM) and quit after my analyst years and go to a F500 (for example Nationwide, or Cardinal health), what level would they place me at? Or would it be better to work at a F500 after college in ...

    51 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2011 - 6:29pm -

  26. Boiler Room 2010

    If you would have told me a couple of years ago that a boiler room type operation could exist and prosper in this day and age I would have called you all kinds of offensive shit, but I have since seen it with my own eyes and even spent some time working a ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 24 2010 - 11:52am -

  27. Can't find a job, any suggestions?

          Hi, Im a 2015 finance college graduate and im in a bit of a jam at this point. I've been applying to finance entry level roles such as (financial analyst, investment banking, commodity analyst). All i've been offered is fina ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 14 2016 - 12:44pm -

  28. When does your salary make you wealthy?

          So we all know the government considers you rich at 250k and we all know that depending on the demographic this may not hold true. So my question is how much of an yearly salary do YOU consider rich or wealthy? *Ill go first. I would ...

    48 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2011 - 3:25pm -

  29. How do you feel?

    After reading this forum for the last couple of days, I see that how bright, motivated and determined all of you are. Some are working at bulge brackets making lots of money, some are at ivy leagues, some that are at non-targets that are determined more t ...

    46 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 29 2011 - 11:14pm -

  30. Leaving a BB Analyst Program for Boutique RE Investment/Operating Firm?

          I'm nearly finished with a 2-year analyst development program for the CRE group at a bank. I've been getting contacted for interviews via linkedin and the like for smaller RE Investment firms... for an acquisitions type role ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 2 2015 - 12:18pm -

  31. Bank CEOs To Guarantee Compliance?

    Who's ready to watch Lloyd Blankfein pinky swear that Goldman Sachs will do no evil? That's what's in store for investment bank CEOs if the Financial Stability Oversight Council has their way. In a proposal released this week, the FSOC is f ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 20 2011 - 5:19am -

  32. Are Individual Investors Stupid?

    Is the average American investor an idiot? I found myself pondering that question yesterday as I tried not once, but twice (unsuccessfully, I might add), to edge myself into some DXD calls between the spread. This is a trade I've already been burned ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2010 - 8:30am -

  33. Is there an age limit for breaking into the investment side of real estate?

          Is there an age limit for breaking into REPE or as an analyst at CBRE/Eastdil? Assuming you start off in a non investment role and are trying to lateral around into an investment role eventually, is there an age limit after which it b ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2016 - 1:32pm -

  34. Analyst Spots

    Anyone involved in the recruiting process know how many full-time analyst positions each bank is looking to fill in the US? Post what you know here. From my knowledge (these are approximate numbers heard from recruiters/analysts): Rothschild: 13 full-time ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2009 - 12:43am -

  35. Advice for an 8th Grader?

          Hello, I am currently an 8th grader at a reputable private middle school (for my safety, I will not be disclosing the specific school). I am wondering if the professionals of Wall Street have any advice for someone who wants to become ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2011 - 1:26am -

  36. Is it possible to be a good father while working IB?

          Pretty much what the title says... Obviously it will be hard, but will it be POSSIBLE? I was thinking, hey I could just do it for 2 years n then get out. But my son will be ~6 years old so I don't know about that. I was thinking ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2011 - 4:31pm -

  37. Morgan Stanley Hacked in Operation Aurora

    Shit just got real for the IT folks over at Morgan Stanley. The same Chinese hackers who busted into Google last year also breached Morgan Stanley. The attack lasted for months and the damage was substantial. Dubbed "Operation Aurora" by cyber-s ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2011 - 5:45am -

  38. Yes I've used the search function: Any banks still hiring?

    Non target senior here- very strong resume and a strong network. I've had my resume passed on to HR by VPs and Associates of BBs and MMs but I haven't had much luck... my contacts (who aren't really involved with recruiting) are telling me ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2012 - 1:03am -

  39. Opportunities in Africa

    Will Africa be the next emerging markets home run? The continent has thrown up some impressive GDP growth over the past decade, with its collective countries growing by an average of 4.9% per year since 2000. And it was one of only two continents (Asia be ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2010 - 6:11am -

  40. Goldman Values Facebook at $50 billion, Digital Sky Technologies Makes 400% on its Investment Since 2009!

    The New York Times announced today that Goldman Sachs and Russian Investor Digital Sky Technologies are investing $500 million into Facebook at a valuation of $50 billion. According to Second Market, some private investors have bid up the Company's s ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2012 - 1:14pm -

  41. Investment Management after MBA

    What is the typical compensation range for an MBA (coming out of a top program) in investment management? Looking at Stanford GSB's statistics, it looks like the salary and signing bonus amounts to around $145k. What about end of year bonuses? Also, ...

    17 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:03pm -

  42. Light Pool: Dark Pools Are So Last Year

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie" If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. Much has been made about the death of investing over the past several years. Thanks to the prolifera ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2014 - 8:00am -

  43. Why Investment Banking?- No contribution to society

          Honestly i really cannot see the appeal in this field. Lets say you do make it through the ropes of finance, you work your ass off for 20 years, retire at around 40, but then what? Go to your vacation home in the Caribbean and just si ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 1:53pm -

  44. Morality on Wall Street

    Is there a place for morality on Wall Street any more? Niall Ferguson doesn't think so, at least since Siegmund Warburg died in 1982. Ferguson believes that regulation won't clean up the Street but that bankers need to be taught morals. For thos ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2010 - 6:26am -

  45. So You Made It to Banking, Now What?

    Congratulations!!! You made it into investment banking. Of course early on you're excited and just want to spend 100+ hours in the office to impress everyone and get that top bucket bonus, but how do you really get the most mileage out of your 2 year ...

    17 comments - 11 silver bananas - Dec 7 2012 - 1:45pm -

  46. Life after Investment Banking, part 2

    I just wanted to reply to a few of the comments on my first post... http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/life-after-i... 1. I don't know what else I could do The picture on this post is an entry I wrote in my journal one hour after walking of the do ...

    26 comments - 4 silver bananas - Apr 26 2012 - 10:28am -

  47. Parents giving me ~$5mm to help them invest. Any suggestions?

    My parents are looking to diversify some of their investment out of Asia. Would it make sense to put some money into PE/HFs? What's the best way to do this? What about real estate in NYC? ETFs/mutual funds? I read the thread about inheriting 30 ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 15 2013 - 12:34pm -

  48. IBD Summer Vacation

          Can't believe it but been in IBD for nearly 1 year and looking to plan my summer vacation. Will probably take a full 2 weeks off toward end of summer. Any suggestions on a good spot to chill yet also party hard, and perhaps some ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 19 2011 - 4:04pm -

  49. Facebook

    I'm really curious about everyone's OBJECTIVE opinion on facebook. Yes, we all know the hype and bullshit and this, that and the other. Every financial website is flooded with news since the announcement yesterday and it looks as though many rep ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2012 - 12:04pm -

  50. Emerging Markets Investment Guide

    .. Kato's blog china investment emerging markets Benjamin Graham Blog ...

    14 comments - 5 silver bananas - Feb 26 2014 - 9:47pm -

  51. How to best answer this interview Q: Where else did you apply for school? Did you get in anywhere else?

          The question is: Where else did you apply for school? Did you get in anywhere else? I go to a top 50 nontarget university. My dream school was NYU Stern but I didn't get in. What's the best way to answer this kind of questio ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2012 - 11:29pm -

  52. Retail Bank Valuation

    I have an interview coming up for a private equity group that makes significant minority investments in regional retail banks. Does anyone know how you would go about valuing a regional retail bank? Investment Banking private equity Banking PE investment ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:51pm -

  53. Girls in NYC

          What are some common / stereotypical / generalized comments on girls in NYC? This topic is meant to be just for fun. Discuss? nyc Banking investment Money girls ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 25 2011 - 9:25pm -

  54. What's the best way to accumulate wealth?

          Other than just saving up your salary, spending moderately etc.. What are some safe and more effective kinds of investment or ways to accumulate a substantial amount of wealth over time? And yes, I lack knowledge in financing... inves ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 23 2011 - 3:51am -

  55. advice needed difficult choice

         ... Banking investment ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  56. Major Slowdown on Wall Street

    Yesterday's New York Times ran a piece on the Wall Street slowdown that is getting a lot of attention. The less than rosy picture painted by the article addressed the elephant in the room for many investment banks- deal flow has dropped off significa ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 20 2010 - 8:10am -

  57. Freshman at a Non-Target

    I'm currently a freshman at a non-target, private school in Buffalo, New York. It is highly respected in this area, however outside of Western New York it has little prestige. I have talked with a couple of Finance and Economics professors here and t ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2011 - 4:49pm -

  58. Corporate development vs acturial science 5 year or so pay!

    Hello all I am somewhat confused between which one is better to pursue and how you get there. Corp Dev What I get from this is that I will prolly have to go to a BB 2 year analyst program and quit and move to some F30 company (Cardinal Health) Actuary Do ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2011 - 4:47pm -

  59. can i still make it into banking at what point do i give up please advise

         . analyst Banking failure job investment non-target stories dream success ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  60. How to become an investment banker

    Hey, I currently would like to become an investment banker, but I'm not quite sure how to get there. Some info about me:-18 years old, 19 soon-living in Canada-applied to engineering and computer science (and I may apply to math as well) undergraduat ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2011 - 6:27pm -

  61. Columbia vs Dartmouth vs Cornell for I-Banking/S&T/Wall Street

          Hi, I am a senior in high school and have recently been accepted to Columbia, Cornell, and Dartmouth. I am interested in investment banking/ trading /other wall street careers (early, I know) and was wondering which of the 3 schools w ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2011 - 7:17pm -

  62. Destroy IT

          Fellas, Take a look and tell me what you think. Looking to get into IB or AM this summer. http://www.razume.com/documents/22262 analyst Banking resume investment ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 25 2011 - 3:22pm -

  63. Greek God Theorem

          Alright people, I'm coining the following Theorem: IF you type the name of any Greek God or Goddess followed by the word "capital," "investment," or "management" into Google, THEN you will find that ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2010 - 10:05pm -

  64. National Bank- Rotational Program

          Anyone here get a first round interview for National Bank of Canada rotational program? Did you make it to second round in Toronto? Calls were supposed to go out today... Banking investment 2012 S&T ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 21 2012 - 9:12pm -

  65. How do you break into investment banking?

    The most popular advice for breaking into investment banking is developing relations with bankers at formal and informal events and cold-calling (which some claim is more effective if you attend a target school). Is this advice valid? How difficult is it ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 10:15pm -

  66. Jefferies Technology IB

    Will much appreciate any info on Jefferies, more specifically relating to: 1. exit opportunities. Is there at least some degree of comparability with BBs when it comes to prestige and brand name? I know it's not GS but still. 2. deal flow? Read somew ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 25 2010 - 5:52am -

  67. JPM, HSBC Manipulated Silver Market

    In a move even the Hunt brothers would doff their caps to, HSBC and JP Morgan Chase stand accused of colluding to artificially depress the price of silver through massive short positions in COMEX silver futures and options. The alleged activity is said to ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2010 - 4:51am -

  68. I am sick and tired of ignorant people hating on bankers!

    Enough with all the hatred with our job and the amount of money that we make. Honestly, I can't take this shit and hatred coming from ignorant people who post "winning" on their facebook wall and then take jabs at bankers. Do you know where ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2011 - 4:48pm -

  69. JP Morgan Fined £33.3 Million for Co-Mingling

    JP Morgan Chase received the largest fine in FSA history today when it was determined that the bank failed to segregate client funds from the bank's proprietary assets. Ironically, the announcement of the PS33.3 million fine ($48.6 million USD) was t ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 4 2010 - 3:51am -

  70. Got a BB offer but can I do Investment Banking? (Experienced Professionals please help)

    PLEASE HELP I will be very honest with you all. I have just received a full-time offer as an analyst with a bulge bracket investment bank. I charmed my way through interviews, memorized the right questions through advice from this site and I was able to s ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 13 2009 - 1:57am -

  71. potential problem need advice asap 0

         ... Banking offer investment ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  72. The Best Coverage Group in the World

          If you could create your own industry coverage group, what would it be? I'd probably go with Weapons, Automobiles and Consumer Entertainment. Not sure how much dealflow we'd get... afroman23 groups Banking Industry investmen ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2010 - 9:23pm -

  73. Wall Street Hiring Is Ramping Up

    Are the good times returning to the Street? It might be too early to celebrate, but at least hiring is picking up in a big way. Almost 7,000 banking jobs were added in New York alone from February through May, and candidates are now facing multiple offers ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 6 2010 - 5:10am -

  74. IB Resume Critique- Current junior

          I need people to really critique my current resume and tell me what I should add or fix. Currently I'm a junior and will be looking for a related Investment Banking intern this coming year and summer. My experience is limited but ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 4:59am -

  75. Asset Management Firms- Headed into my senior year

          Hey Everyone, I'm heading into my senior year and looking to get into asset management. I've compiled a list of asset/investment firms/hedge funds, ect. that I want to get more info on and apply to coming this fall. However, ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2016 - 11:57pm -

  76. outlook for 2012 fall ft recruiting thoughts

         . Banking FT Summer investment Internship nontarget ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  77. Which (of these) is the best undergraduate business school for IB

    I k the titles kinda (cliche?). Ok, dilemma: I'm a strong student (4.08 weighted, 1550/2220 sat) and I want to get into Ibanking after my bachelors. My problem is I didnt really do much ec or anything else during HS, so I didnt get into any of the 3 ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2011 - 7:53pm -

  78. Wall Street takes a blow

    As most of you saw today, employment numbers came like a shot to the nuts for wall street leaving equity markets down, hurting, and probably not getting back up for awhile. The shot was spearheaded by energy stocks causing the DOW to drop some 500 points, ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2011 - 10:39pm -

  79. Big Week for Bank Earnings

    We've got a big week for earnings this week, guys. Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Wells Fargo all report this week. In fact, we're only a couple hours away from Citigroup's release and, the way the pre-open f ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 18 2010 - 7:19am -

  80. Goldman Sachs #2 Overall, Citi Is a Boiler Room, and SocGen Is the Pits

    This might come as a shock to some of you, but the people who work at Goldman Sachs are pretty happy about it. Glassdoor.com released an industry-wide report card on Friday, and not only did Goldman Sachs rank #2 in overall employee satisfaction (behind S ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2010 - 3:49am -

  81. Nothing in sophomore summer

         -- Banking investment Internship sophomore ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2011 - 6:19pm -

  82. What can I invest in with just £600........

          Thanks...I'm 19...going to second year of university investment ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 29 2012 - 2:17am -

  83. Passive Investment Ideas

    After a year in IB, I've managed to save up about $75,000 (plus a little from when I worked in university). Eventually its going to go into a down payment for a house (after my analyst stint) but in the meantime, I'd like to invest it. Any ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2013 - 1:02am -

  84. Potentially Stupid Question- Research analyst job

    Ok, so first let me qualify this by saying that I don't know a ton about finance (so hopefully you won't throw monkey shit at me for this potentially stupid question) and have just begun self-studying the field in the past month or so. ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 8:30pm -

  85. PIMCO summer intern

    Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone knew anything about PIMCO 's FUND STATISTICS summer internship. Is that like an operations position? back office? any info would be greatly appreciated!! Thanks!! Edit: here's the description! Responsibilities ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2010 - 4:19pm -

  86. Would you take this internship?

          What are your thoughts on an internship at a Financing and financial services company such as GE Capital or CIT working in their Corporate Finance or Trade Finance groups? Would this be a good way to start your career? Is it good leve ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2011 - 3:41pm -

  87. Jordan Sneakers a good investment

    At Midnight Nike released Jordan Foamposite Galaxy sneakers, for a retail of $220, and riots broke out at malls and fetching Ebay prices are over a grand and some as high as 70K. 70k bid http://static03.mediaite.com/sportsgrid/uploads/20... http://abcnews ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2012 - 2:15pm -

  88. NO TROLLS: Can we please have a discussion on Piper Jaffray

    For one, I expect to have a first round interview there. But could we pls have a troll-free discussion on Piper Jaffray? Pay/hours/exit opps/culture/strong groups/lateral opps, etc A recount on FT or SA experiences would be appreciated. Are they considere ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2012 - 4:41pm -

  89. Possibility of getting into IB

          Simple question for people in Investment Banking. What are the chances of one breaking into IB from a non or semi-target school, who has several years of solid financial work experience? Banking school investment experience work Entry ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2010 - 3:48am -

  90. Is Lloyd Blankfein Finally Toast?

    It's not easy being Lloyd Blankfein these days. I have to believe he was one of the only people on the planet to feel relief when the Deepwater Horizon exploded. With news of Goldman Sachs seeking a back-channel settlement with the SEC, a recent FCIC ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2010 - 6:57am -

  91. Need Some Insight

    Hello Wall Street Oasis, I've been a big fan of the site for a while, but this is my first post. Before I start, I would like to apologize for the douchbaggey-sounding username, I couldn't really think of one, and this one kind of amused me. ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2011 - 12:30am -

  92. Capital IQ boutique asset management firms

    hey guys so I am a senior still looking for a job. Struggling in a tough market out there but still searching. I have some experience as I am interning at a boutique doing equity research. My long term goal is asset management / portfolio management. I wa ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2011 - 2:50pm -

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