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  2. Sales & Trading Interview Guide- Gekko's Guidance Part 2

    In Part 2 of Gekko's Guidance, I'm going to cover S&T interview prep (also can be used for Research). Part 1 of Gekko's Guidance. This guide is meant to cover all the "How do I prepare for XXX interview in XXX product group". ...

    118 comments - 60 silver bananas - Dec 3 2017 - 11:43pm -

  3. AMA: BB Flow rates trader

    Hi, I feel like WSO was an invaluable resource to me when I was a bit younger, and I'd like to give something back. I thought I would do an AMA from a flow rates trader's perspective. The industry is probably a bit different than it was even 5 y ...

    37 comments - 6 silver bananas - Sep 9 2018 - 4:21pm -

  4. Interview for Evercore S&T ER Sales Summer analyst 2018 Please Help

    I just got a interview for Evercore ISI equity research sales, can someone shed some light on it. What should I expect at the interview? Equity Research Equity Sales sales and trade s&t Evercore ...

    79 comments - 5 silver bananas - Sep 20 2017 - 12:24pm -

  5. Trading Vs. I-Banking

    I think it's important for us to be clear about the pros and cons of each of the two career paths and I'd like to consolidate some of the opinions that have been floating around about this topic on this thread. Here's one impression I' ...

    186 comments - 5 silver bananas - Mar 16 2018 - 12:46am -

  6. 1 year after graduation, need life and banking advice

    I graduated from a target last year (2017) with a 3.7 GPA + and interned in a real estate banking group at a top BB in my junior to senior summer. I did not get a return offer and couldn't nail down a full time banking gig. To be honest i didn't ...

    23 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jul 19 2018 - 2:00pm -

  7. 2017 S&T bonuses

    Let's share bonus numbers you've heard on the street. Please list bank, level, and bonus figure (in USD). wall street sales and trading bonuses 2017 Mod Note: You can find the Ib and ER bonuses forms below. IB Bonuses ER Bonuses The following ar ...

    47 comments - 3 silver bananas - Apr 16 2017 - 7:27pm -

  8. Jumping Ship 6 Months into the Job

    Hey Everyone, ...

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

  9. 2015 FT Recruiting Mega Thread

    Applications for full-time analyst positions at the following firms are now open unless otherwise stated. Get after it, monkeys! See you on the Street;) Front-office IBD, S&T and/or Research Deutsche Bank Evercore (superday scheduled for 8/8) Lazard L ...

    195 comments - 6 silver bananas - Sep 5 2014 - 2:00pm -

  10. Institutional Equity Sales and Trading

    Could some people please elaborate on what Institutional Equity Sales and trading is? To my knowledge a simplified explanation is that they execute large orders for mutual funds, hedge funds, and other big clients to make sure the market does not take too ...

    147 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 14 2018 - 4:53pm -

  11. AMA: From non-target to BB S&T internship to jobless after graduation to HF to unemployed...but happy.

    I am using a throw-away account for this post. I have been meaning to do a post to tell my story for a couple of years now, and finally am following through with it. It is my hope that fellow students and analysts will gain some insight and perspective fr ...

    20 comments - 29 silver bananas - Feb 10 2018 - 11:05am -

  12. Licensing For Dummies

    Seeing as there have been a few recent posts about the NASD/FINRA Licensing exams, I thought it would be prudent to discuss them with you guys, since most of you monkeys looking for full-time employment on the street will need to take them in some way, sh ...

    59 comments - 6 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 10:59pm -

  13. getting into S&T

    COMPARATIVELY, is sales and trading harder to get into than other parts of investmant banking? what part of banking is the hardest/easiest to get into? trading s&t GPA sales difficult ...

    105 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 25 2017 - 2:46pm -

  14. Barclays vs Citi vs RBC S&T

    Want to know the pros and cons of S&T at any of those places assuming I don't know specifically where I want to go into (FICC, Equities, etc) s&t Citi Barclays RBC ...

    13 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 28 2018 - 11:20pm -

  15. HK and SG S&T 2015

    Anyone applying to any of these and heard back? I heard JPM and Barclays have finished s&t ...

    112 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 3 2014 - 10:32am -

  16. Best Way Into a Hedge Fund

    I was wondering what the most common career path into a large hedge fund would be. 1) Equity Research--->Hedge Fund 2) M&A--->Hedge fund 3) S&T--->Hedge Fund s&t M&A Equity Research ...

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

  17. Wedbush Securities

    Hey guys, Does anyone have any insight on Wedbush Securities in CA? Please feel free to share your personal opinions if you have ever had any interaction with them. Appreciate the insight in advance. Cheers, Paul s&t ...

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

  18. McKinsey, Bain, GS, or GE offer choices

    After a crazy recruiting season I have managed to get offers from McKinsey and Bain, entry level analyst position all in comp around 85k. GS is in S&T, fixed income all in comp I think should be ~90k (depending on my bonus) and GE is in corporate deve ...

    64 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 14 2012 - 5:58pm -

  19. Lost a lot of pride from S&T GF..

    To simply put it... My girlfriend and I are graduating this May- She will start FT at JPM S&T and I'll start mine at GS Ops. Indeed, my pride has already been penetrated. I come from a very untraditional background and granted I was a total screw ...

    53 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 26 2012 - 3:38pm -

  20. AMA: Non-target to Fixed Income S&T Analyst

    Hey WSO, happy to answer your questions today and tomorrow. I can answer any questions regarding: networking application process interviewing/interview prep process recruiting process school courses to take how to take advantage of linkedin cold emailing ...

    30 comments - 4 silver bananas - Apr 25 2015 - 9:01am -

  21. How difficult to convert SA to full time in S&T

    Hi guys, as the title asks really. Obviously conversion rates vary from bank to bank, but is it really a case of the jobs yours to lose? Cheers s&t sa ...

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

  22. The HR for trading is full of idiots

    May sound like sour grapes, but I find it hilarious how capriciously they look for potential traders. Ive heard a couple stories of undergrads, even art history majors, simply getting into trading at a BB simply because they go to a top 5. I would have th ...

    90 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2009 - 11:35am -

  23. S&T Interview Coming Up? Read This First

    mod note (andy): this was originally posted 9/30/12 It's interview season, time of great joy and nostalgia: over the past decade, I have been in both sides of many interview tables, BB, consulting, HFs, you name it. If you are interviewing for S& ...

    29 comments - 9 silver bananas - Dec 10 2012 - 8:30am -

  24. AMA: Went from S&T to Cap Markets to M&A to MF PE

    I'm a long time user of WSO, and as the title says, I've had a pretty convoluted career path so far. I started off in S&T out of undergrad, and was on a prop desk that was getting decimated (historically it was one of the most profitable gro ...

    20 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jun 11 2016 - 5:00pm -

  25. FX Salesperson vs. Equity Sales-Trader

    I know exactly what an equity (cash) sales-trader does, but I am quite interested in FX (spot and options) sales. I hear rumors that FX sales quite quite different from sales in other desks. Could you guys shed me some light on how an FX salesperson' ...

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

  26. Sales and Trading Best Desks

    Hey Guys, Pretty standard thread... Incoming summer analyst at BB and am wondering the best desks, specifically for trading. I am aware that the answers may depend bank to bank, but I am specifically interested in trading and eventually moving to the buy- ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2014 - 6:42pm -

  27. MM S&T prospects

    Got a FT S&T offer from a MM bank (think Macquarie, Stanchart), how is MM's S&T compared to BB's? Do they do more trading for corporate clients vs institutions as in BBs? Any insight on the work, compensation, exit ops, culture Thanks s& ...

    27 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 27 2015 - 10:22pm -

  28. What are the different desks at your bank?

    Wondering if someone could chime in on the different desks that their bank has and what might be an example of a type of transaction that might go on for the desk. Trying to learn a little about what different desks are out there and what kind of clients ...

    19 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 4 2016 - 11:45am -

  29. Breaking into large HF from BB trading analyst role

    Hi everyone, There seems to be ample information regarding the process behind moving from BB IBD to PE megafunds on this forum, but a dearth of it with respect to the process behind moving to a large HF (Soros, Pequot, Caxton) in a junior PM/junior trader ...

    23 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 12:38pm -

  30. S&T SA to IB FT?

    How will Banks view S&T SA experience this summer when applying for full time IBD positions in the Fall? I'd like to have at least somewhat related experience so I can leverage it when applying in the Fall. Of course, I have applied and been thro ...

    67 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 27 2009 - 11:28pm -

  31. Want to be a Trader? 11 thoughts to get you started

    Mod Note: Lone Wolf is the newest addition to our contributing author team. He is an independent trader/consultant, and has held several different trading positions including floor trader, liability and proprietary trader as well as Head liability trader ...

    20 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 25 2013 - 11:05pm -

  32. WF Summer Analyst $19/hr??

    I recently got a S&T SA offer from Wells Fargo in Charlotte. However, they're only paying $19 an hour (overtime for over 40 hrs) with a relocation bonus of $1,500. The 19/hr seems unusually low to me. Should I ask for more or is this standard for ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2012 - 4:04pm -

  33. "Easiest" area to break in from non-target?

    The title says it all. If you go to a non-target, what's the easiest (relatively speaking of course) field to break into out of banking, consulting, S&T, etc.? consulting s&t non-target I-banking ...

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

  34. Banking versus Trading- Did a summer in S&T

    First of all, bear with me. I know this question has been belabored to death, but hear me out. This is an alternate account of a relatively prominent user on this site.. and for particular reasons, I'd like to keep my identity safe. Background: I sum ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2016 - 12:25am -

  35. GS Securities (S&T) Sophomore Internship Advice??

    Searched around a bit but could only find discussions about the interview part of the program. Recently got an offer for an SA position in the GS securities division sophomore program, and wanted to know if anyone else has done the same thing in the past. ...

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

  36. to what extent is VBA used in S&T?

    I read a few threads about how VBA is widely used by analysts in S&T, and was wondering to what extent it is used. I was learning VBA over the summer and am now more or less familiar with how to create sub procedures, functions etc and manipulate data ...

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

  37. Accepted Offer for S&T. Downside to applying to Buyside?

    Did a summer internship at BB S&T. Got offer to start after graduation. After summer, took on a part-time internship at a big HF doing research and random tasks for PMs who need info. I want to work somewhere like that some day. An experienced bank fr ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2015 - 10:27pm -

  38. S&T Prestige

    I guess I should be asking this question elsewhere, but I feel like the bullpen is the most *(and possibly only) regularly visited forum on this site. I have a question regarding s&t. I was wondering if there is a preference/prestige regarding s&t ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2011 - 11:27pm -

  39. BAML S&T Analyst

    Just got an offer for BofA-ML S&T first-year analyst. It's standard (70k base, 10k signing bonus). I'm debating whether to accept-- they haven't mailed me the offer yet so I don't know when it explodes. It's the Credit Trading ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 22 2009 - 11:16am -

  40. S&T or Research for future hedge fund career

    Hi guys, Credit Suisse is recruiting at my school for summer 2013 internships. They asked us to contact the recruiter with our resumes and which division(s) we were most interested in: investment banking, S&T, and research (fixed income/equities). I h ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 14 2012 - 8:55pm -

  41. Best FX desks? (for new hires...)

    I'm thinking about a transition into S&T, primarily FX S&T. Any ideas on where a good desk would be to start with? I know DB is huge in the FX space, but are there any other top places to consider? and why? My story: I'm a new analyst in ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:49pm -

  42. Some advice on getting a job or internship by Monty09

    Hello everyone I put up a post once a year on this topic and this year will be no different... While not a "to do" this is simply a game plan to help close the gap from student to s&t.... Take care of your grades.. while a good gpa may not g ...

    25 comments - 6 silver bananas - Sep 29 2010 - 5:13pm -

  43. AM Sales to S&T?

    I'm curious how possible this move is. I have 2 years of AM Sales and would love to jump to a sales desk in almost any product but preferably FICC. Does this jump seem doable without business school? asset management s&t ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 21 2018 - 1:58pm -

  44. SA Investment banking to FT Sales & Trading?

    Is it possible/ how hard is it to get interviews for full time Sales and Trading after doing a summer in Banking (Middle Market bank)? Coming from non-target, I wanted to (and still want to) get into Sales and Trading, but only managed to get interviews i ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 4 2011 - 11:59pm -

  45. Route Soros/Paulson

    What is the most common route to Soros/Paulson type shops? S&T or IB? IB s&t hedge funds ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2010 - 1:04pm -

  46. Female SA in Markets

    I'm a female about to start an internship in research at a BB. I believe that my desk sits on the floor, so I figure fashion would follow s&t guidelines. I'm about to go shopping. What should I be looking at? markets s&t research summer ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2011 - 12:44am -

  47. If traders can make more money and have better hours...

    ...then why go into investment banking? s&t ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 9 2009 - 11:31pm -

  48. Boutique S&T

    I was wondering if anyone had a list or knowledge of a good amount of boutiques that have a s&t program. I want this list because I am at a non-target and I feel this is my only way to break into s&t and work my way up to MM s&t and then possi ...

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

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

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

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

  50. Which Desks are the best at Deutsche Bank London?

    I recently managed to land myself a summer intenship in Deutsche Bank 's Markets Division (S&T). I was wondering which desks are the best at the moment (in terms of prestige/deal flow). Just as a bit of context, at the moment the security I know ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 29 2016 - 5:02am -

  51. Msc Finance for someone with a non-finance, non-econ background

    I've just about had it with the back-office (okay, I've absolutely had it with the back office) and I'm looking to get a Msc in Finance somewhere (preferably Europe) to make the jump to the FO. Here are my stats: B.A. in International Relat ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 29 2010 - 3:48pm -

  52. Credit Research Questions

    Is there anybody here who is in credit research? I am specifically looking at equity research versus credit research. The ins, outs, advantages, pay scale, etc. I have some more questions that I can PM/email you. Investment Banking hedge fund s&t sale ...

    20 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 18 2012 - 12:36am -

  53. First Year S&T Analyst: Citi, RBS or Wells Fargo

    I need to choose among the following three companies for the 1-st Year S&T Analyst: Citi, RBS & Wells Fargo. All three companies have great people! I am sure the working environment would be more or less the same (equally good and bad). But, what ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 12 2009 - 1:59pm -

  54. BMO Capital Markets: internship program in S&T?- Campus recruiting

    Does anyone who is familiar with BMO Capital Markets known if they have a summer analyst program in S&T? Their website implies that they only have summer analyst programs in IB (despite full-time analyst programs in both) but I just wanted to double c ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:50pm -

  55. Is a MSF the right choice for me?

    So my background is this. I go to a complete non target and due to life events have a low 3.2 gpa. I have 3 years of RIA wealth management experience and my Series 7. I have dreams of either IBD or S&T. Would it make sense for me to rock out a msf wit ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2016 - 7:01pm -

  56. Indiana U (not Kelley yet) or TCU for S&T?

    Hey, wanted to reach out and ask whether TCU or Indiana U (not the business school but economics major) is a better option for college. If I went to Indiana I would probably either try for the business school (really competitive) or stay economics and mov ...

    17 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 11 2012 - 5:11pm -

  57. Double Degree- Finance With Math or Computer Science?

    Hey WSO, I know there have been a couple similar threads (The one with the Wharton and some previous Waterloo DD w. S&T threads) but I still want some opinion, etc. I plan on going to the University of Waterloo and Wilfred Laurier University double de ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 31 2011 - 11:44pm -

  58. HK S&T BAML or JPM?

    It would be great if someone can tell me which firm is better in HK S&T and what the FT conversion rates are? How about Citi and Deutsche? Help and advice would be much appreciated!!! s&t jpm Superday HK BAML 2012 ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2012 - 4:09pm -

  59. MFIN + MBA, worth it?

    Hey, Is a Mfin from MIT then a top MBA from H/S/W/C/C worth it? Let say you will be 27 when applying to an MBA, 2 Masters (one mfin), 2 years ib /consulting experiences (one pre MFIN one post MFIN)? I GUESS you will be promoted to associated when you alre ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2011 - 4:18am -

  60. Getting Out of America

    I paid 50k a year to attend a target school, worked my ass off-- got top grades and finally landed a banking job. Now that I've joined I see this stupid ass tax that House of Rep. just passed (given the political capital to be earned, will prob. pass ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2009 - 6:40pm -

  61. How many of you work in Philadelphia/the Main Line? What's S&T in Philly like?

    I will be interning at a boutique commodities trading firm on the Main Line! It sounds like a fantastic opportunity, but I don't know about the location. I don't know the area but do know it's not Manhattan. It's not an established int ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 10 2017 - 9:48pm -

  62. Goldman Sachs Market Solutions Group

    Hey, Has anyone got any experience on this group? Below is a brief description I found and it looks like a good group sitting within PWM 'The Market Solutions Group is a Capital Markets desk that sits within Private Wealth Management. The desk provid ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2018 - 10:46pm -

  63. Do these "Fuck Banking" posts refer to S&T or CM as well?

    Obviously a hot topic on WSO has been all of the banking posts we've seen where people basically emphasize their hatred toward the profession or state that it's not for them in some way. This often has to do with the work involved, the hours, an ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 11 2012 - 10:44am -

  64. Is Tulane Worth $120K?

    My passion is trading so I'm hoping for a career in S&T. I've been accepted to Tulane with a nice scholarship, but I'll still probably end up with around $120K cost. From what I've found, it seems Tulane places well into Houston en ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2012 - 10:06pm -

  65. Phone vs. In Person Interview

    Hi everyone, I am from a target school applying for many BB S&T SA positions. Since my school is hit hard by huge snow storms, many of my on-campus in person interviews are being replaced by phone interviews. Are there any significant differences betw ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:04pm -

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

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2014 - 7:26am -

  67. Fresh CS Ph.D. Offers: BB S&T vs. Prop vs. Silicon Valley

    I'm a fresh CS Ph.D. from a top 5. I have three offers: 1) BB S &T quant. Not as a desk strategist, but on a longer-term modeling group that supports traders and desk strats. Offer is $105 base + $45 sign-on + variable annual bonus (no guaranteed ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2011 - 12:12am -

  68. S&T: Which sales desk(s) would you choose?

    If you were looking into sales for your career at an investment bank, which sales desk(s) would you choose? What prospect do you think the desk of your choice has for the future? What about the desk attracts you the most? Just wanted to know your opinions ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2012 - 7:26am -

  69. Moving from IBD to Sales

    I'm currently an analyst in M&A. I work at a middle market bank, have some deal experience, been doing this over two years. I'm thinking about where I want to take my career and feel that I could be a good fit in a sales role within S&T. ...

    18 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 14 2009 - 6:54pm -

  70. Limiting myself

    I am currently in the trenches at Capital One Auto Finance managing a group of 16 risk associates (collectors on bad car loans).While CapitalOne was just named one of the top 10 places to find leaders, I have been struggling with the prospect of shorting ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2012 - 2:01pm -

  71. PhD Accounting? Good or bad?

    During my undergrad years, I landed an internship in a risk management department in NYC. Unfortunately due to massive layoffs and budget cuts, I was not offered a job. So as a backup, I decided to pursue a MACC degree and once again try to prepare for a ...

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

  72. Are all S&T summer analyst roles filled by now? If not, what opportunities still exist? Where should I be looking?

    No excuses. I faced some tough adversity early this semester, and I let it get to my recruitment efforts. I made mistakes, now things are settling down and I am eager to pursue my passion full-throttle. All Bulge Bracket summer analyst positions are fille ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 14 2016 - 10:08pm -

  73. Need Advice!! Unique Situation- Oxford vs. BB S&T

    Alright guys, I am in a situation that I need advice on:-two weeks ago I accepted a FT Sales offer from a BB, I love the desk, the MD and the job, it sounds great and I'm excited about it.-today I was informed I got into University of Oxford (UK) int ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2011 - 8:22pm -

  74. BB S&T Sophomore Summer

    So my cousin is an Executive Director in S&T at the BB where I 'm doing PWM this summer. I will be a sophomore in the fall and am hoping to use this connection to get an internship/ SA position or, at the very least, an interview. We're very ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 6 2011 - 9:46pm -

  75. Which role within HF Internship the best for FI S&T FT?

    Hello! I need your opinions! If the management at my fairly large hedge fund internship (last one before FT) gives me the choice to choose whatever position / role I want to have, what would be a good position / role to have, to ultimately land a FT S& ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 26 2012 - 6:48pm -

  76. Goldman SA to FT 2011

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

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

  77. DEShaw vs Citi S&T

    DEShaw prop vs Citi S&T rotational summer both in London. Which one and why? Cheers x s&t london Summer ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2011 - 5:39pm -

  78. VBA or C

    I'll be doing S&T at a BB this summer and I've been told by a lot of people that if I picked up some programming skills, I would be ahead of the learning curve as an intern. However, some have said to learn C and take that knowledge to help ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2009 - 9:25pm -

  79. Goldman S&T SA vs Wells Fargo IBD SA

    Hey all, So I've gotten offers from both. I do want to end up getting a FT IB offer, but obviously the Goldman name on the resume is a lot stronger than the Wells Fargo name... Opinions? I've got until Thursday to decide for both. Also, Wells is ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2014 - 11:37am -

  80. Best VBA book for S&T

    The best VBA book for first year S&T analyst to read? s&t VBA ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2014 - 11:26pm -

  81. Convince Me Equities is a Bad Play

    I'll be interviewing for S&T SA positions this upcoming fall and the vibe I get is that equities is a poor desk to enter. However, I haven't been told why other than brief statements about "automation" and "equities in Dallas. ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 14 2014 - 7:55pm -

  82. Do SAs in S&T actually do any trading?

    Do SAs in S&T do any real trading or is it more research-oriented? Can you get summer internships in prop trading? s&t ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2009 - 11:39pm -

  83. Internal Audit at BB vs Big 4

    Might seem lame to most but I'm just an accounting type of guy. Could anyone give their 2 cents on audit opportunities in bb vs big 4? In terms of salary and exit opps mostly. Also how does someone land an internal audit job at an investment bank? Mo ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 6 2012 - 12:11am -

  84. Which do you prefer: Briefing, Street Account, or Fly On The Wall?

    If you could choose one... Which one's worth the money? trading s&t news ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 23 2010 - 12:09pm -

  85. MFE right after undergrad?

    I have the option of getting a five year BS and Masters. The BS is in quantitative finance, and the Masters would be in Financial Engineering. Would spending the extra year and getting the MFE increase my chances at getting an offer at BB S&T, HF, or ...

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

  86. S&T FT 2010 Resume

    Here's the first draft of my resume. Wasn't really sure what type of stuff to emphasize in work experience since I haven't seen any capital markets group resumes here. As for putting education after work experience, I wanted to emphasize th ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2009 - 7:14pm -

  87. S&T--> Consulting

    Hi everyone, I'm a Junior at a target school, and am working at a BB S&T (think top-3) this summer. Will this experience line me up for full-time interviews with MBB come next year? Obviously the answer is normally yes, but I have a ~3.4 GPA, low ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2011 - 1:09pm -

  88. S&T Superday SA Questions?

    Sorry if this has been posted before, but while there are numerous sources of technical questions for IBD, there doesn't seem to be much info for S&T besides CAPM analysis. Is there a good guide you guys recommend to go over questions to prepare ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 12 2011 - 3:07pm -

  89. My IPO Rebellion

    With Facebook filing to go public last week, I've been remembering a lot about what it was like to work in the IPO market in the early 90's. For those who don't know, I worked for a firm that was a dominant player in the IPO market at the t ...

    9 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 7 2012 - 8:37am -

  90. MS interview

    I have a MS S&T interview coming up later this week. I've searched around a fair amount but haven't found much info about their desks. If anyone works/interned there, could you post some info/interview advice. Thanks a ton. s&t MS intevi ...

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  94. Standard pay for sophomore analysts this summer?

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  95. Need to Choose- Trading, Structuring, Sales, Research, Quant

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  96. How much is job security worth: BlackRock vs. S&T at a BB

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  97. Anyone have Hull 7th ed. solutions? (SBs!!)

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  98. BAML-S&T, advice on choosing desk

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  99. BB phone interview question

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