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  2. Looking for some stuff to keep me updated on current news, hoping for a public markets role on the buy side and curious if anyone had any resources market ...

    161 comments23 Feb 2018 -

  3. THE NEXT CATASTROPHE

    Sales and Trading

    So here is the gist of why I am extremely worried. Don't look at this until you have fifteen minutes to digest it all- According to a July 2007 report by AMP Capital Investors, the total value of all sub prime loans was approximately $1.4 trillion, o ...

    33 comments6 May 2020 -

  4. "The market in turmoil"

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    Well someone should say something... market not doing so well lately. Is it much ado about nothing (e.g. just a short term correction / false alarm) or is this the start of something big? Questions: a) What are the driving factors of this? China? Low inte ...

    22 comments6 May 2020 -

  5. I was wondering about this firm http://www.stonehengepartners.com/aboutus.php StoneHenge Partners is a MM (700 mil in assets) etc It is located in Columbus, Ohio with 7 principals, a CFO 2 VPS and 2 associates. I was wondering that with the experience mos ...

    24 comments6 May 2020 -

  6. So now that LeBron has joined the heat, what's your market on: Heat Championship Lakers-Heat Final market Miami lebron James Heat Salary ...

    67 comments8 Jul 2010 -

  7. The massive rally of the stock market since March 2009 has been perplexing for many, but the state of confusion has reached new heights as the stock market has surged another +2.0% in May, surpassing the Dow 15,000 index milestone and hovering near all-ti ...

    18 comments6 May 2020 -

  8. Like take a look at this list http://www.nasdaq.com/extended-trading/premarket-m... how is there trading going on before the market is even open? Could someone explain it to me like I'm a four year old? trading market Hours exchange ...

    31 comments27 Aug 2012 -

  9. I currently go to a top 10 business school and these were the "11 Cardinal Sins of Economics" to wrap up the last lecture of my managerial econ course. Thought I would share this. Feel free to expound and discuss your opinions. 1) Our company mu ...

    14 comments13 Dec 2017 -

  10. CMBS Jobs market

    Real Estate

    Hello, Whats happening with the CMBS job market. Seems like jobs are posted but does not seem to be moving along. Any thoughts. I am currently in the market looking for underwriting opportunities, can seem to be getting any traction. Appreciate any feedba ...

    17 comments2 May 2016 -

  11. bear market market S&P Salary ...

    24 comments28 Dec 2008 -

  12. Came across this recent (April 2012) presentation by David Swenson. He's been the CIO of Yale's endowment since 1985. He starts with an overview of his investment views and then goes on to rebut "Barron's" Criticism of the Swensen ...

    19 comments14 Sep 2012 -

  13. scary market crossroads

    Sales and Trading

    putting together the return of volatility, political risk in europe and the u.s., housing stagnation, end of qe2, even if earnings are still good, the market just seems really funny right now. like the part of the river where the current goes in 5 directi ...

    12 comments6 May 2020 -

  14. I recently had an interview where one of the guys asked me to tell me about what's going on in the market and what I do to follow the market. What is the best way of answering this question? Do I need to be reading the WSJ everyday or can I pick an a ...

    16 comments23 Jan 2016 -

  15. DJI, NASDAQ, and S&P are down 0.8, 0.93, 0.97 percentage points respectively. Following the sharp drop during the opening this morning, the market has remained relatively flat, trending slightly higher from the days lows. I figured given the news rega ...

    17 comments10 Apr 2012 -

  16. We are all so f-ed....

    Investment Banking

    I've tried to remain calm and optimistic... but watching the DOW fall close to sub-7000 numbers really scares the sh*t out of me. Honestly when is this going to stop? Things are not even starting to look up-- bankruptcy filings left and right, a stim ...

    19 comments23 Feb 2009 -

  17. [quote] FORTUNE-- Guggenheim Partners chief investment officer Scott Minerd is a financial-history buff with a record of making dramatic predictions. In 2005 he warned clients of a looming cataclysm, and then was buying bonds again by October 2008. Those ...

    10 comments6 May 2020 -

  18. the credit rating agencies have shown us how incompetent and corruptible they are, when they blindly rated junk bonds AAA. They are thinking now of downgrading US credit rating... Should we really take those guys seriously? market S&P credit rating de ...

    15 comments5 Feb 2014 -

  19. Market Discussion- What are your thoughts?

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    I recently read a report which highlighted how the American market space has changed over the last two decades. The two main points which were brought up were: 1.) The decreasing number of publicly traded firms. In 1996, there were ~11,000 firms which tra ...

    10 comments27 Jul 2017 -

  20. In my limited research, what I have personally found is that the current real estate market cycle seems to be in a state of hyper supply. It comes to my understanding that a complete cycle happens approximately every sixteen-eighteen years and this happen ...

    7 comments26 Jul 2019 -

  21. Market Instruments Correlation

    Sales and Trading

    I have math and CS background, but my finance knowledge is limited. I often encounter claims about correlation of market instruments and various phenomena(ex. higher inflation means cheaper bonds, higher interest rates mean lower stock prices, etc). I was ...

    12 comments28 Dec 2010 -

  22. Gaining market intuition

    Sales and Trading

    Hey guys, so I've just accepted an S&T offer at a BB starting this summer. However, even though I'm mildly familiar with option pricing, I feel like I still know next to nothing about financial markets. I was wondering if any of you had any ...

    11 comments16 Dec 2011 -

  23. Going to go on a bit of a little rant because its all over the news, falsely in my opinion, and pissing me off- credit markets are thawing and LBO activity is coming back... This is utter BS, credit markets have thawed for either Investment Grade issuers ...

    7 comments6 May 2020 -

  24. Please attach link with your answer Generally speaking just wondering if this refers to the S&P500 or Dow? Also: Where could I find the amount of world equity value the U.S. market has? as well as the U.S. share of world population? And if I am calcul ...

    11 comments13 Jan 2009 -

  25. Hi. I am a rising junior looking for a summer internship im capital markets or sales and trading divisions. I am an econ major and cannot take any finance courses. What are the best resources to learn financial markets and trading for my interviews in a f ...

    8 comments3 Aug 2014 -

  26. DoctorEvil's blog For struggling industries, capitalism can be a real hose beast. Take an example that's close to my heart: the once plucky journalism. The Federal Trade Commission published a report this month advising the government to financi ...

    7 comments29 Jun 2010 -

  27. Oh Ben...

    Investment Banking

    SO interest rates are going to be at an all time low. The market was looking good but fell because of it at the end. What do you guys think is next? Are we back to step one? Investment Banking fed market ben bernanke ...

    8 comments9 Aug 2011 -

  28. Hi, I need to finalize my list for Spring 2011 Transfer. I currently have a 3.65 cumulative at a cc. Copresident of Finance & Investment Society. Up 23% from 2010, even in this volatile market of course with low capital=2k. BTW shorted the April top = ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  29. Reccomend me Schools for Trading

    Business School and GMAT

    Need a list of schools that have good finance programs and great recruits for trading. Schools like MIT and Wharton will be too hard for me to get into but probably rank 18+ and under 60 will be great. I love schools that have trading labs, etc but I just ...

    8 comments4 Sep 2010 -

  30. Middle Market Rising?

    Investment Banking

    As the standalone bulge bracket investment bank becomes a thing of the past, what will be the affect on the prestige and position of the dominant middle market banks (Lazard, HL, etc.)? market middle bank rising prestige ...

    8 comments22 Sep 2008 - Anonymous Monkey

  31. Flow Trading vs Market Making

    Sales and Trading

    What is the difference between flow trading and market making? trading market flow ...

    6 comments3 May 2018 -

  32. A few years ago I ran a screen for Australia and came back with less than five companies selling below NCAV.  Things change quickly of the 1,905 companies listed in Australia 622 are now trading below 80% of book value.  Of course when that much of the ma ...

    5 comments21 Oct 2014 -

  33. weekly market wrap-up?

    Investment Banking

    Hi, could anyone suggest a good and free newsletter/mailing list/rss that sends out weekly market wrap-ups (ie equity, rates, credit... the whole thing)? I know most banks have something like this internally, but i couldnt find anything online. market ...

    6 comments13 Aug 2011 -

  34. Stock Market Now?

    Off Topic

    What do you guys think of the stock market currently? I have some money invested and I'm up about 5% since September. Wondering if I should cash out now before another dip? Any interesting thoughts or articles? If anyone else invests, what names/posi ...

    6 comments5 Mar 2010 -

  35. I apologize in advance if this question is misguided or poorly worded. If on the hypothetical chance that the 2016 election provided a bipartisan forum open to any suggestion you could provide, what would the intended strategy be? The goal would not be to ...

    5 comments10 Oct 2015 -

  36. Index options trading

    Sales and Trading

    I'm about to interview with index option trading desk within a BBs equity derivative group-one of the major skillset they emphasized was coding skills, my wonderings are about how much codings are involved? Is the index option trading part of the alg ...

    5 comments27 Mar 2012 -

  37. Saw this today and it chills me. Price % Gainers USNASDAQAMEXNYSE Symbol Name Last Trade Change Volume Related Info QID ProShares UltraShort QQQ 51.28 4:00PM EST 40.73 (386.07%) 9,763,285 Chart, Profile, More SCO ProShares UltraShort DJ-AIG Cru 48.36 4:00 ...

    5 comments25 Feb 2011 -

  38. What are my chances at a top MBA program? I'm currently a senior at a ~100 ranked state school. Projected Final GPA: 3.97 WE: I worked at a nonprofit in Washington, D.C. the summer after my freshman year (all expenses paid). For the summer after my s ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  39. Yesterday was the worst day on the financial markets for about 5 weeks, coupled with an incredibly good day (for no apparent reason) the day before. March was a very boring month in terms of market movements and April has certainly gotten off to an intere ...

    4 comments4 Apr 2013 -

  40. The shrinking MBS market

    Sales and Trading

    The supply of mortgage-backed securities (MBS) continues to fall behind the potential demand- even with the Fed's taper in place. New issuance has steadily declined over the past year, with the Fed becoming an increasingly larger proportion of that m ...

    4 comments18 Feb 2014 -

  41. Barclays Capital- Market Risk

    Sales and Trading

    Hi, I would be grateful for some advice on the following: 1) Does anyone have any information on the different products/desks? 2) What exactly does a day to day role in Market Risk entail? 3) How technical could the interview get? Many thanks. portfolio B ...

    4 comments15 Jan 2014 -

  42. I understand that the S&P downgrade of U.S. credit has caused turmoil in the stock market but can someone explain the logistics of the situation even starting from Monday. Like why did stocks even fall in the first place (monday), and then why did the ...

    4 comments10 Aug 2011 -

  43. Looking into a couple of offers, one in IBanking, others consulting, etc. Was wondering what is considered "market" in terms of salary and bonus for a middle market or boutique Investment Bank for a first year analyst (right out of undergrad). A ...

    4 comments20 May 2011 -

  44. Middle-Market ER

    Equity Research

    I am currently working in Big 4 accounting(3 years experience, CPA etc..). I have an offer for an equity research position at a middle market firm(think Jefferies, Thomas Weisel, etc..). I understand this is a tough year and the market sucks but what is t ...

    4 comments8 May 2009 -

  45. Dear Community, I'm trying to break into investment banking. Currently, I'm doing an internship with a Big 4 company, M&A deals. I think I'm on the right track. I'm looking around and there is this summer analyst program for next y ...

    3 comments12 Oct 2017 -

  46. I am currently a junior undergraduate student at a Big Ten University in the Midwest and have received internship offers in two different areas of investment banking. One is for a bulge bracket firm in Private Client Services, and another from a middle-ma ...

    3 comments6 May 2020 -

  47. Stock Market Question

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    Hey all, Guess this is my first post, but I've been cruising on here a while... Question: Been in the market a few years but I'm looking for something very specific. I'd like some sort of site, program, extension, etc... that shows me a buc ...

    3 comments1 Jan 2015 -

  48. Why do most of the good prop firms have substantial market making operations while almost no hedge funds pursue this strategy? I can't think of any hedge fund besides Citadel that makes markets, while prop shops like Getco, SIG, Jane Street and CTC, ...

    3 comments27 May 2011 -

  49. Hello all, Does anyone have any idea on where to get (relatively) reliable data on the Chinese property market? If anyone has access to any reports done on the subject I would VERY appreciative if they could pass them along to me. Thank you, JM Real Estat ...

    3 comments24 Feb 2011 -

  50. .....? market Salary ...

    3 comments30 Sep 2010 -

  51. My company is looking at an opportunity to purchase a small multi-family package through a small-time local brokerage. We typically tend to deal with groups like CB, Cushman, JLL etc... so this group's form is new to us. This group has told us that t ...

    2 comments19 Dec 2019 -

  52. Dollar Double Bottom Holds

    Sales and Trading

    The Dollar is holding onto a key double bottom from November 2010. The master level on the PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish (NYSE:UUP) is $21.90. This level was tagged on Friday and retested today. Since the retest, the Dollar has inched off the low ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  53. The Market

    Sales and Trading

    This market has been known to overreact to all sorts of news since the meltdown. Too much selling on one thing or the other way around. Then today, there's word of aid to Greece, so the market rally's, euro strengthens. Midday Germany comes out ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  54. Short Selling: Worthwhile or Not?

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    Most people short sell to profit in a bearish market and hedge the downside risk of a long. But, along with its appeal, come its many risks. A short position can be closed out at any time because the stock's lenders are demanding its return. A short ...

    2 comments10 Apr 2017 -

  55. When calculating market capitalization for trading comps analysis, do bankers use basic (actual) shares outstanding or diluted shares outstanding? I heard diluted is often used because the market share price also accounts for potentially dilutive securiti ...

    2 comments27 Mar 2017 -

  56. Is the toy industry suffering?

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    The toy industry has been suffering lately with sales slumping even during the prior holiday season. It even missed an industrywide predicted demand increase of 6.5% by 1.5%, which is a considerable margin. However, Hasbro, the number two toy company, has ...

    2 comments7 Feb 2017 -

  57. I found this to be pretty interesting. The general perception seems to be that Democrats are responsible for stifling government regulations, therefore the Republicans are the white knights of the street. This says otherwise. http://www.economist.com/blog ...

    2 comments9 Oct 2012 -

  58. EURUSD: buyers trying to induce a reversal When the cross pair reversed upwards, buyers hit a new session high. The rally failed to continue, however, as global stock markets came under pressure once again. Consequently, there was renewed demand for the s ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  59. Square (SQ) is commonly found all around small businesses, although it charges a 2.75% fee per transaction, compared to the lower transaction rates of about 1.5% for Visa (V) and MasterCard (MA). With AMZN trying to get into the market, Square faces compe ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  60. A market is simply anywhere or anything through which assets are traded. Stocks are issued and traded on the stock market, bonds on the bond market, options and futures on the derivatives market etc. A market can be split into two sections: Primary- The m ...

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  61. With only a few hours left till Election Day in the US, the election is being repeatedly compared to Brexit in terms of market reaction. A major shift in the government translates to some major shift in the market, and investors are nervously awaiting the ...

    6 May 2020 -

  62. Getting visas to work in China is getting more and more confusing and difficult plus they have a crazy rule that you cannot work in any one city more than 5 years! It seems they are making it clear they really don't want foreigners taking the best jo ...

    6 May 2020 -

  63. Since when can Chavez promise world peace? The dictator in Venezuela has confiscated billions worth of private interests, has nationalized industries, and has ruled with an iron fist over his country for years, exploiting its oil wealth. He has done so po ...

    6 May 2020 -

  64. Are tax incentives effective?

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    Trump's Carrier deal includes $7 million in tax breaks for Carrier's parent company, United Technologies, in order to keep jobs in America. But, are tax incentives actually a good idea? The Hill reports: "The economic literature on tax ince ...

    1 comment1 Dec 2016 -

  65. Have you ever walked through the woods and considered the trees? I mean really considered the trees, looked deeply at them, thought about them, and pondered them? I recently spent some time in the woods and the similarities between the woods and the marke ...

    1 comment26 Feb 2015 -

  66. Asian markets were mixed early on Thursday, as hopes for stimulus out of the U.S. lifted stocks in the region, but a stronger yen weighed on the Japanese market. There was caution ahead of China manufacturing data coming out later in the morning, which wi ...

    23 Aug 2012 -

  67. Here are some updates to the recent discussion on loan growth weakness relative to rising deposit balances at US commercial banks (see post). 1. Loan growth rate in the US, while better than in the Eurozone, remains on a downward path. The latest figures ...

    1 comment18 Feb 2014 -

  68. This week I have an interview with a credit union for a second market market analyst position within the Mortgage department Can anyone provide insight on what this position entails. Mortgage market credit analyst ...

    20 Feb 2012 -

  69. IJT- S&P Smallcap 600

    Asset Management

    Back in June 2009 I bought this ETF at around 50. It's trading at 81 right now, but with the volatility the market may face in the upcoming months, I wonder if it's time to abandon smallcap positions. I'm not a trader or in AM, so I'm ...

    28 Apr 2011 -

  70. FICC Market Share Info

    Sales and Trading

    Hey guys- Does anyone have any year end info (or most recent) on market share on different FICC product lines (i.e. dominant bank on commodities, FX-EM, etc.). I know there's a Citi guide from last year but is there anything more recent? Any help is ...

    1 Mar 2011 -

  71. Liquid Capital interview

    Job Search Advice

    Hello everyone, Has anyone gone through a final round finance interview with Liquid Capital Markets? What was it like? Also any info on them that's not on their website would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks trading market capital prop liquid make ...

    30 Jun 2010 -

  72. Talking about credit derivatives, including single-name and multi-name CDS, structured credit products, counter-party credit risk valuations. Would the market for these products in BB banks come back one day? Or would they just die forever? credit market ...

    1 comment27 Apr 2009 -