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  2. Did anyone get the 2019 SA MS HireVues yet? I just got it today. Could someone explain the process further, and give me some tips? (I am a rising sophomore so this is my first interview) Also, was getting the HireVue a selective process? I got it for more ...

    250 comments23 Apr 2020 -

  3. Hi guys, I am in a weird situation and would love to hear out some opinions. Two months ago, I started working as and IBD analyst at one of the top 3 IB banks in their NYC HQ. However, I managed to get (what I believe is) a better job opportunity for me i ...

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  4. Can anyone here confirm this? Dealbreaker is reporting that some Morgan Stanley analysts, upon learning that their bonuses were far "below street" walked out in anger. Morgan Stanley announced bonuses today. Associates on upward are satisfied. A ...

    60 comments19 May 2020 -

  5. Hi all, This entertaining post is for the history and financial history monkeys out there. What is your favorite financier of the past and why? Most of us have read about the Weinbergs and Rohatyns of the past but I'd like to hear about the less know ...

    83 comments5 Feb 2018 -

  6. enuf said. if you don't know the story behind this clown, ask one of your banking friends. i'm sure his notorious email must've rounded all the banks by now. And, I know you frequent this forum, JC. goes to show you how small the Street is. ...

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  7. In the spirit of thanksgiving, I have decided to host a thread where you can ask all you ever wanted about banking or PE. Please feel free to ask away. private equity IBanking Morgan Stanley KKR BB M&A Salary ...

    255 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  8. Bulge Bracket Fact Sheet

    Investment Banking

    Could somebody please make a bulleted list of all of the bulge bracket banks and include the core competencies for each bank at what they're best at? This would be to everyone's benefit who wants to learn the "scoop" on each of the big ...

    51 comments19 Sep 2018 -

  9. Barclays vs. Morgan Stanley

    Investment Banking

    Which is better for IBD New York? How is Barclays ' integration of Lehman coming along? Morgan Stanley Barclays MS Salary United States- Northeast ...

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  10. Hey, I'm going to be in MS IBD this summer. I was wondering which groups at MS are the best on the street besides M&A? Product groups or industry groups, doesn't matter! Thanks! Morgan Stanley IBD Best Groups Salary ...

    141 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  11. JP Morgan Culture NYC

    Investment Banking

    Hi I have an unofficial interview with an executive director at JP Morgan IBD in NYC. I wanted to ask about what the culture is like and what kind of people they look for in new hires. I've heard that people who work there tend to be pretty chill but ...

    51 comments6 May 2020 -

  12. If you had a choice right now between IB at MS vs JPM IBD, which bank would you pick? Consider: culture, exit ops, financial regulation, & prestige Morgan Stanley Salary ...

    105 comments25 Oct 2017 -

  13. hi i an open criminal felony, and i have my first court soon and got hired by Morgan Stanley, now on the application they ask me if i even been charged with felony. I know that i have to check yes, but does anybody knows if that would stop theme from hiri ...

    89 comments30 Jan 2019 -

  14. I was wondering if anyone knew what the best groups are at Morgan Stanley IBD in London. By best, I mean in terms of deal flow and exit opportunities. Also interested in knowing which groups have better hours. Thanks! Morgan Stanley Salary United Kingdom ...

    35 comments6 May 2020 -

  15. Just wanted to know if any liberal arts majors have been able to break through into investment banking and other finance positions without an MBA or Business-related degree/credential? I really want to break through on the client services side of finance, ...

    90 comments11 Jan 2018 -

  16. Anyone have experience with modeling tests for analyst/associate position here? They mentioned it would take 4-5 hours in total. Not sure what that would entail. MSREI Morgan Stanley modeling test Real Estate Salary ...

    23 comments13 Jan 2020 -

  17. Morgan Stanley Reputation

    Job Search Advice

    Can someone talk about Morgan Stanley 's reputation (culture, actions)? People always mention things about Goldman's culture and their unity. I'm curious what people in the business think about MS. What are is the general talk about the peo ...

    61 comments19 Sep 2016 -

  18. How normal is this? lol I just read this and a lot of people get calls wrong, but for this one to get called out and not much of a response makes me wonder what's going on behind the scenes. For a good laugh. Vertex- Morgan Stanley The head of Vertex ...

    28 comments6 May 2020 -

  19. Best Chicago IB Offices-Updated

    Investment Banking

    I know this topic has been discussed before but that was when Lehman was still around. I was wondering if ppl familiar with the area/banks would mind discussing which BB 's (for IBD) in chicago are the best? Additional info about how big the offices ...

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  20. I have a 1st round interview with this group tomorrow for their 2015 SA Program. In addition to knowing fundamental banking technicals and IPOs, is there anything else that I should be focusing on? Any advice/insight on this would be much appreciated. Inv ...

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  21. Did anyone else apply this year? Any idea on when we can expect to hear back? This was formerly known as Morgan Stanley 's "Bridging the Gap." Also does anybody know of any similar URM programs that are still taking applications? Morgan Sta ...

    100 comments11 Apr 2015 -

  22. I have offers from MS and CS for their summer internship 2012 in London. CS is solely in fixed income and commods, whereas MS I could end up in any of equities, FI, or commods. They're both pretty similar programs- three 3-week rotations, with 1 week ...

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  23. I understand that at some BBs, sponsor deals are modeled in the LevFin group such as BAML / JPM. However, anyone know which BBs (such as CS, Citi, DB) have levfin groups that still do modeling for other industry groups, even if does not mean modeling spon ...

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  24. Alright for those of us that are about to begin our final year (next week... gasp) in college and are working on recruitment for IB, I figured I'd make a thread so we can keep each other in the "know" as to who's recruiting when and wh ...

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  25. Whenever I was asked this question, I never gave a bullshit answer. I said that obviously the hours aren't a pro of working in this industry, but its not something that i necessarily mind and it will help me learn a lot. I also brought up my student ...

    13 comments30 Sep 2019 - Prospect in IB-M&A

  26. There was much wailing and gnashing of teeth at the close on Friday over the perceived lack of performance in the Facebook IPO. The stock priced at $38, opened at $42.50 (after a few hiccups at the NASDORK), and closed at exactly $38 after an effort by th ...

    52 comments25 May 2012 -

  27. 1 Goldman Sachs & Co. 2 The Blackstone Group 3 Morgan Stanley 4 J.P. Morgan Investment Bank 5 Lazard 6 Greenhill & Co. 7 Credit Suisse (Investment Banking Division) 8 Evercore Partners 9 Deutsche Bank AG 10 Rothschild 11 Barclays Capital 12 Perell ...

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  28. With all of the hubbub about Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg these days, I want to remind you guys that they are not the only game in town. In fact, there's another hottie at the dance who may not win homecoming queen, but could turn out to be better ma ...

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  29. I currently have multiple offers from BBs in Hong Kong (to preserve anonymity, I won't say which ones, but a few are considered here "top BBs"). I know the US reputations of the BBs, but are things the same/different in Asia (for example, i ...

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  30. MS HK IBD Superday 1/16 NYC

    Investment Banking

    Have an upcoming superday with MS HK for IBD. Anyone had superday with MS HK before? What to expect on the superday? Morgan Stanley 2016 investment banking summer Salary United States- Northeast Hong Kong ...

    21 comments6 May 2020 -

  31. Advice!! Please help

    Job Search Advice

    Hello all. I need advice!!!!! This is my first time posting here, so please bear with me. A bit about my background, I have a Bachelor's degree in Finance (2004) and a Master's degree in Finance (graduated 2008). I have been working in Accountin ...

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  32. Has anyone heard back yet/knows the timeline for first round+ superday interviews? I have an exploding offer at another bank, so I'm just waiting on hearing back from MS. Happy New Years everyone! Morgan Stanley Salary ...

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  33. Can someone help me out? How can the expected return from the commercial real estate be "0". At the very least the property must be worth something so they can sell it right? Why did they for example give an entire portfolio of properties to Bar ...

    21 comments6 May 2020 -

  34. I'm a college senior at an Ivy skating through the end of my senior year, awaiting the upcoming summer where I will begin as an Analyst in a top BB Group (think GS TMT, GS HC/CR, GS FIG, MS Menlo, MS M&A). I've been thinking about my options ...

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  35. Has anybody applied to the application for this opportunity? Pretty interested in working in the UK (US student from target school) Morgan Stanley 1st job investment banking Salary United Kingdom ...

    14 comments6 May 2020 -

  36. Eddie Braverman's blog According to sources privy to the deal, Facebook has chosen Morgan Stanley as lead underwriter of their blockbuster IPO. The company plans to file on Wednesday under the ticker symbol FB on the New York Stock Exchange, accordin ...

    32 comments30 Jan 2012 -

  37. Curious about this event, it seems to be a little earlier this year. Can anyone who has attended one of these days in the past give a little color about what actually happens at the event, e.g. how many people are invited, are you broken down into section ...

    28 comments23 Feb 2018 -

  38. Hi All, Has anyone heard back about the superday for the Morgan Stanley Sophomore Investment Banking Summer Analyst Program?? Investment Banking Morgan Stanley sophomore 2015 Salary ...

    35 comments29 Dec 2015 -

  39. http://www.linkedin.com/ppl/webprofile?gwp=&id=159... Morgan Stanley LSE United Kingdom ...

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  40. One of our favorite don't ask, don't tell topics in the finance world is the foreclosure mess. Call it Foreclosuregate, the Credit Crunch or the Housing Crisis it just will not go away. Simply put for greater econ minds than mine: When you base ...

    28 comments12 Jan 2011 -

  41. Hi all, I have a 1st round phone interview coming up with MS IBD NY. I come from a non-core school with an OK GPA. Non-finance background, but 1 past finance internship. I am expecting basic technicals (high level valuation techniques) and lots of behavio ...

    16 comments6 May 2020 -

  42. Does Morgan Stanley drug test?

    Job Search Advice

    Self explanatory. I'm an incoming full time IBD analyst next summer and am wondering if I'll get a urine or hair test at training. We didn't as SAs and I believe I heard FTs don't either, but want to be sure. I figured asking here woul ...

    22 comments18 May 2018 -

  43. MS London Earlybird Program

    Investment Banking

    hi guys have you got any feedback or updates for Morgan Stanley Earlybird Program for any position??? Do you know when candidates will receive telephone interview AC invitations or HireVue interview invitations? Thanks!!!!! Morgan Stanley Salary United Ki ...

    12 comments6 May 2020 -

  44. Eddie Braverman's blog Bloomberg tracked down Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman at Davos yesterday, and the conversation inevitably turned to the reduced comp at the bank. Gorman was unapologetic and said the $125,000 cash bonus cap and reduced all-in ...

    24 comments26 Jan 2012 -

  45. Midas Mulligan Magoo's blog There's a new sheriff in town boys. As much as I like to rant and rave, sometimes the words of others say it better than I ever could myself: Richard Bove: Morgan Stanley is the new Goldman Sachs. Every one of their d ...

    24 comments5 Aug 2011 -

  46. 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 comments11 Apr 2017 -

  47. MS Early Access Day Nov. 9

    Investment Banking

    Anyone going? Morgan Stanley SA Interview Salary ...

    35 comments21 Jan 2013 -

  48. I have recieved both offers for a 2015 summer internship position in LONDON I Liked the pple at both places so the decision would be ideally based on the learning experience/dealflow/exit ops. Which one would you choose?? Much appreciate it!! Morgan Stanl ...

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  49. I realize they're not calling for double digit returns for the next 6 years (high singles), but what do you guys think? Personally, I think it's possible to have a very long expansion iff (geeks will get this word choice) capex increases meaning ...

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  50. I thought it might be fun to get a little friendly wager going here on WSO for what is undoubtedly going to be one of the biggest, if not the biggest IPO of 2012. Of course I'm referring to Facebook. Who do you guys think is going to get the plum lea ...

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  51. I'm having a really hard time deciding between two internship offers and would love some advice! About me: I'm about to get a PhD next year with a quantitative background (think Stat / Comp. Sci. / Physics) at a top school (tied for #1 in my fie ...

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  52. I think it's safe to say that Groupon CEO Andrew Mason won't be getting a Christmas card from Mark Zuckerberg this year. With Facebook set to cross the 500-investor threshold (realistically something they probably did earlier this year through s ...

    22 comments29 Nov 2011 -

  53. UBS Energy Win

    Investment Banking

    Finally some sunshine in the storm clouds of UBS. Poached Head of Global Energy from MS. http://blogs.wsj.com/deals/2011/05/19/33353/ UBS energy Morgan Stanley Finally Houston Salary ...

    39 comments19 May 2011 -

  54. 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 comments1 Mar 2011 -

  55. So this doesnt just apply for Morgan Stanley, but I applied to a bunch of internship programs last week (around the 16th), including Morgan Stanley, but havent heard from them. None of them have online job trackers as well so I havent gotten any informati ...

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  56. Time to put on your thinking caps, fellas. Because unless I'm missing something, Morgan Stanley has attempted one of the most audacious screw jobs that I can remember. And I have a long memory for these kinds of things. The bank is being sued by Hong ...

    21 comments28 Sep 2011 -

  57. Morgan Stanley FSG

    Investment Banking

    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 ...

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  58. Rumor has it that PIMCO is considering a name change to PIMpCO after the bitchslapping they doled out to Morgan Stanley last month. Morgan Stanley's Edward Glenn Hadden is limping away from the inflation-based street fight with the pension giant, and ...

    21 comments6 Jul 2011 -

  59. does anyone have insight into Morgan Stanley investment management (MSIM) in terms of salary, prestige, and exit opportunities? thanks! Morgan Stanley MS MSIM ...

    26 comments21 Mar 2017 -

  60. S&T in Hong Kong vs. New York

    Sales and Trading

    I couldn't find anything in a search, so I was hoping some of you (especially those who have worked in both cities) can talk about what the differences are in terms of the work, the culture, the lifestyle, exit ops, etc. I have a final round with a B ...

    16 comments6 May 2020 -

  61. I am fortunate enough to have a FT IBD offer from MS to start in July 2019, only two weeks after my university course ends. I have always had in the back of my mind that I would like to take a year off and travel the world and it seems that once the ' ...

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  62. 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 ...

    13 comments6 May 2020 -

  63. Escaping middle office

    Job Search Advice

    Do you know anyone who has done it? If so, what was their next step? What's the best way to get outta here? I'm 29 and I feel pigeonholed! Middle Office back office bulge Morgan Stanley ...

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  64. I'm a senior in a top school in Asia graduating in 2016. I've grinded through school, networked like crazy and completed internships in consulting, VC and Asset Management. I have an MBB offer in Asia (think Singapore/KL/HK) and a BB Equity Stru ...

    13 comments6 May 2020 -

  65. http://www.businessinsider.com/james-gorman-morgan... Don't piss off the CEO of Morgan Stanley! Networking Morgan Stanley cold calling james gorman Salary ...

    31 comments11 Jan 2012 -

  66. I just recently finished my freshman year with just above a 3.7 GPA at a target school and I want to double major in either Math and Economics OR Math and Philosophy (and maybe add a minor if I have time). I'm also involved in 4 organizations on camp ...

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  67. MS M&A/ GS Offer Advice

    Investment Banking

    What is the reputation of Morgan Stanley's M&A group? Obviously it's one of the best on the street but how is the culture in the group? Survivable/do-able? Exit opps? If you had an offer GS lev fin/ ecm which one would you take between the t ...

    31 comments6 Feb 2011 -

  68. Too Big to Fail Movie Review

    Investment Banking

    Just a forum to post what you thought of the movie. I thought it was pretty good.. Investment Banking Morgan Stanley Goldman Sachs Bank of America TARP JP Morgan financial crisis Merill Lynch too big to fail ...

    29 comments24 May 2011 -

  69. MS M&A vs BX M&A vs Evercore

    Investment Banking

    This is my first post on WSO after lurking for 2-3 years and I appreciate the insight/opinions in advance. For FT opportunities and PE exit opps, which option is better? Can you please provide some specific examples if possible? Thanks! Morgan Stanley Eve ...

    14 comments6 Nov 2019 -

  70. Evercore or Morgan Stanley

    Investment Banking

    How would you all think about choosing offers between Evercore and an IBD coverage group at MS? Morgan Stanley Evercore Salary ...

    28 comments19 Mar 2011 -

  71. I'm a freshman at a non-target Midwest state school. I applied for the Morgan Stanley Freshman Enhancement Program in New York and I am fairly certain I am getting at least a 3.7 this semester and the next. I hold a position within my investment grou ...

    12 comments6 May 2020 -

  72. Ever rejected by MS?

    Investment Banking

    So i interviewed with MS SA IB NYC about more than a week ago first round on campus, and am yet to hear back, so its safe to say I have been rejected. I know MS has a very annoying policy of leaving people hanging without them ever saying no, but has anyo ...

    14 comments6 May 2020 -

  73. Which one would you choose if you had the opportunity to join both of them? How do you rank them in terms of prestige (etc.) compared with other peers? Morgan Stanley M&A rothschild Salary ...

    29 comments21 Dec 2009 -

  74. Which would be better in terms of exit-opps for a full-time analyst? Talking about Morgan Stanley PE specifically. Additionally, anyone know what comp is like in the PE groups compared to IBD? Thanks! Morgan Stanley ...

    29 comments8 Feb 2010 -

  75. 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 comments20 Sep 2010 -

  76. Anyone know anything about these offices (or would like to speculate)? Which would pay the most-and how much salary and bonus can real estate IB analysts expect? I'd like to stay in real estate, so I have no problem being coined a real estate guy. Re ...

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  77. MS M&A Culture

    Investment Banking

    Can anyone please shed some light on the culture at MS M&A? Morgan Stanley Salary ...

    18 comments29 Nov 2015 -

  78. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-27/morgan-st... At least they're not having layoffs like BOA/ BAML, Barcap, CS etc... IB layoffs Morgan Stanley IBD Banking MS Interview ...

    24 comments27 Sep 2010 -

  79. Sales at Investment Banks???

    Sales and Trading

    I have always wanted to become a trader and eventually work for one of the bigger IB's. I have recently learned about the sales end of the trading business and developed an interest in that particulat sector. I had a few questions: What exactly does ...

    25 comments17 Dec 2009 -

  80. (All are for Summer Analyst Positions) (And I don't know which group I will be working in) Barclays Capital- Operations Wells Fargo- Commercial and Corporate Banking BlackRock- corporate finance (Internal Audit and Compliance) Morgan Stanley- Interna ...

    20 comments3 Feb 2013 -

  81. Morgan Stanley Super Day

    Sales and Trading

    I have a super day for ms s&t next thursday.. I was wondering if anyone else has gone through a s&t super day or a ms superday. my super day is specifically for fixed income s&t. the recruiter asked me if i knew what group i would be intereste ...

    18 comments21 Feb 2017 -

  82. IS MORGAN STANLEY HISTORY??

    Investment Banking

    Does anyone in here think that this giant will have to go under pretty soon?? Their stock has been sliding by 60% and it seems like this trend will continue in a very vigorous way. Thoughts??...After MORGAN maybe it will be GOLDMAN Investment Banking Morg ...

    21 comments11 Oct 2008 -

  83. Has anyone applied to or have any insight into the 2020 Morgan Stanley Early Insights Program in New York? Morgan Stanley early insights Salary- United States- Northeast ...

    7 comments6 May 2020 - Prospect in IB-M&A

  84. Can anyone tell me more about MS real estate merchant banking? How are the exit opps for analysts there for PE? Do they place well at mega funds real estate groups? What is the culture like? private equity Real Estate Morgan Stanley Salary ...

    17 comments21 Mar 2017 -

  85. Morgan Stanley IBD SA- Hold

    Investment Banking

    Has anyone been on hold for Morgan Stanley 's IBD SA position? Do they usually just put everyone from the superday that didn't get an offer on the list or do I have a fair chance of getting off it? I have been looking around WSO and haven't ...

    15 comments5 Dec 2016 -

  86. Morgan Stanley FT Sell Day

    Investment Banking

    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 ...

    23 comments27 Jan 2010 -

  87. I hear this question asked all the time and I would just like to know how you guys would answer this question? How do you go about answering this question? Also could be for hedge fund interviews or private equity intervies. Thanks Orchid Morgan Stanley G ...

    17 comments28 Jan 2013 -

  88. Hello All, Just for fun, I thought it would be interesting to get everyone's take on the top 10 groups in investment banking considering reputation, dealflow, senior leaders within group, overall prestige, etc. I totally recognize this is subjective ...

    13 comments15 Oct 2016 -

  89. Morgan Stanley Fund Services?

    Sales and Trading

    Hi, does anyone have any ideas what they do in Fund Services? The location is in Purchase, NY. I got an summer internship interview with them, and I googled a lot, but there was really limited information about this division. Or, what do ppl do in fund se ...

    10 comments6 May 2020 -

  90. Hey guys, I'm considering full-time positions with Morgan Stanley IBD and Blackstone M&A. I think the consensus is that MS M&A would lead to a better experience and possibly better exit opportunities, but the MS offer is generalist only (grou ...

    21 comments6 Oct 2009 -

  91. Has anyone been through a MSIM Full-time Analyst interview? I have my first round on Tuesday (10/25) and would love to eventually land this offer. As we all know the job market blows at the moment and this is one of the few great opportunities out there t ...

    15 comments21 Mar 2017 -

  92. I am an undergraduate with summer offers at Morgan Stanley equity research and Macquarie investment bank. I'm not sure which career path I want to pursue. Which option would do a better job of keeping my options open and putting me in a good place (b ...

    20 comments17 Mar 2010 -

  93. My parents and I was at the Bauer Business School (University of Houston) to check out the school. (I have a low SAT score because I screwed around in high school.) The people that ran the Entrepreneurship program was trying to sell their program to me be ...

    11 comments6 May 2020 -

  94. After years of getting quarterly dental cleanings, my periodontist said he wanted to pull several teeth and do three or four periodontal procedures. My pockets were too deep, I was told. And don't worry, the receptionist said in a cheerful voice, I d ...

    14 comments24 May 2012 -

  95. Hi guys/gals. Anyone who did the HireVue for Morgan Stanley 2021 SA S&T in either FI /IED S&T or PBCS yet? If so, would you mind sharing the questions? It almost seems eerie that I can easily find IB questions in the most 3 recent years- which app ...

    6 comments22 May 2020 -

  96. Point72 AM vs. BB IBD

    Investment Banking

    Hey Monkeys, Interviewing with Point72 and the top BBs in the next few weeks and was wondering how you would think about which option to take. For someone interested in investing in the long term, at what point would you take a BB over P72 in terms of ban ...

    14 comments22 Jan 2015 -

  97. Dot Com Bubble 2.0?

    Sales and Trading

    First Facebook at 50 billion, and now Groupon talks about a potential IPO of 15 billion has got me thinking, are we seeing another wave of overoptimism that will just come crashing down? How can a company such as Groupon be worth that much with such an ea ...

    17 comments3 Jul 2011 -

  98. SA Comp

    Investment Banking

    I did a search, but I didn't find anything specific to this year. I will be a SA at MS IBD this summer, and I am trying to get an idea of the amount of compensation that I will earn so that I can budget accordingly. According to my offer letter, I re ...

    17 comments24 Feb 2011 -

  99. Has anyone heard back from MS HK about IBD superday? I had two first-round phone interviews with them in early December for summer analyst position, but hasn't heard anything since. None of my friends who interviewed heard either. I was told the supe ...

    17 comments6 Jan 2011 -

  100. MS HK vs GS SF for SA 2012

    Investment Banking

    Want some opinions on which office is more prestigious. Ultimately I want to move onto the buy-side to something like PE in the US or VC in China. Side question: I can't seem to be able to think of an answer to "Why Barclays?":(Morgan Stanl ...

    10 comments6 May 2020 -

  101. UBS v. CS v. MS

    Investment Banking

    Hey Everyone, I have gotten offers to join UBS and CS, and have a superday for MS this week. These are all IBD SA Generalist. Here's my dilemma: Ranking: 1. MS 2. CS 3. UBS My perception of the firm based on interactions (people, culture, etc.): 1. U ...

    13 comments23 Mar 2015 -