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  1. 2017 S&T bonuses

    Let's share bonus numbers you've heard on the street. Please list bank, level, and bonus figure (in USD). Mod Note: You can find the Ib and ER bonuses forms below. IB Bonuses ER Bonuses bonus 2017 s&t ...

    47 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 5 2017 - 5:25pm -

  2. Gekko's Guidance Part 2--S&T interview Prep

    Mod note (Andy): "Blast from the past- Best of WSO"- while Eddie is away this month in his place we'll be posting up some of the most popular posts from the past. This was originally posted on 12/11/10 In Part 2 of Gekko's Guidance, I& ...

    105 comments - 39 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:04pm -

  3. Trading Vs. I-Banking

    I've been seeing increasingly frequent discussion on the various boards over the similarities and differences between careers in banking and in trading. A lot of us can speak with authority about one of the two, but not many people can say they' ...

    142 comments - 5 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:19pm -

  4. 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 schedu ...

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

  5. 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 -

  6. Institutional Equity Sales and Trading- Elaboration?

    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 ...

    146 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:14pm -

  7. 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 -

  8. 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 -

  9. 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 -

  10. 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 ...

    57 comments - 8 silver bananas - Apr 1 2015 - 9:59am -

  11. 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 ...

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

  12. 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 ...

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

  13. 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 -

  14. 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 -

  15. 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& ...

    28 comments - 7 silver bananas - Dec 10 2012 - 8:30am -

  16. 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- ...

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

  17. 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 -

  18. 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 ...

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

  19. Good jobs for lower GPA?

    I will be graduating next year from a non target with a 3.2-3.3 GPA and a finance GPA of a 3.6-3.8. I am interested in IBD or S&T but not optimistic on breaking in with these stats. What would be a good job that might be more obtainable for me that wo ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2016 - 2:32pm -

  20. 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 -

  21. 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 - 4 silver bananas - Mar 25 2013 - 11:05pm -

  22. 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 -

  23. 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 -

  24. 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 -

  25. Jumping Ship 6 Months into the Job

    Hey Everyone, Long time lurker first time poster. I'm a senior at a target school (think Wharton/Harvard) and I got a return offer from the sales and trading division of one of the better banks (think GS / MS / JPM) which I accepted sooner than I pro ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 4 2014 - 1:05am -

  26. 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 -

  27. 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 ...

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

  28. 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 -

  29. "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 ...

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

  30. 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.... 1. Take care of your grades.. while a good gpa may no ...

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

  31. S&T- where would you start?

    ... s&t ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2012 - 2:32pm -

  32. London 2010

    I just found out that I'm going to be starting in London for next year (from US) and was wondering who else is headed there. Feel free to PM if you'd prefer. trading s&t Banking london Canary Wharf ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 3 2009 - 1:36pm -

  33. 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 -

  34. 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 -

  35. 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 -

  36. 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 -

  37. 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 Tradin ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2009 - 3:54pm -

  38. 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 -

  39. 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 -

  40. MSF vs work at small firm then MBA

    I am a current senior at a complete non-target. I know it's early and could have more offers by graduation but my situation is this. I am considereing doing a MSF from Vandy, USC, BC, or Nova to get a brand name on my resume. I haven't fully dec ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 23 2016 - 10:36am -

  41. 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 -

  42. 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 -

  43. 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 -

  44. 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 -

  45. 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 ...

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

  46. 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 -

  47. 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 alrea ...

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

  48. 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 -

  49. 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 -

  50. 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 -

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

    Hi Guys, I'm new to all of this. I have studied a masters in Engineering, but have had an interest in trading so have had a go at it myself for the past few years. I have managed to finally get a summer internship in S&T in an investment bank and ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 29 2017 - 9:25am -

  52. 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 -

  53. 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 -

  54. 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 -

  55. What happens to all the SAs who don't get FT offers?

    I am lucky enough to have not had a BB internship but to have been offered a FT BB position in capital markets in NYC.. I know a lot of people here shit on CM but I feel very fortunate to have any offer whatsoever. My question is regarding all the S&T ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2012 - 4:34pm -

  56. Lifting before work for those in S&T

    I'll be starting work soon as an analyst and wanted to get some insight from anyone who lifts or workouts before work doing S&T at a BB... What time do you usually wake up and get to the office? Do you eat anything before working out? I'm pr ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 6 2015 - 9:34pm -

  57. Strategy at BB in S&T?

    Hi all, My question is-- for those of you with any experience/knowledge of strategy at a BB in S&T, could you shed some light on the job? The hours, the work, the exit opps. Thanks in advance. s&t strategy ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 11 2011 - 7:45pm -

  58. 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 -

  59. Is it possible to break into ER with a business background?

    Hi primates, Just wanted to know if it was possible? From what i've read, it appears to require some quantitative stuff... Is it the case? Is it all about companies or about capital markets? Since some banks put Equity Research within S&T divisio ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 16 2011 - 4:01pm -

  60. 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 -

  61. Which school for S&T?

    Hey everyone, I just got accepted into University of Washington (top 6 for CS, but didn't get direct admit into CS) and University of Waterloo, which I hear places well for S&T in Canada, for Arts and Business Co-op. I want to remain in the US, b ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2013 - 1:39am -

  62. 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 c ...

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

  63. 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 -

  64. 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 -

  65. is trading really that profitable?

    i'd appreciate any clarification anyone might have on the following: from what i've heard, a sell-side trader on a credit desk at a BB may have anywhere between $300mm to $700mm of balance sheet to facilitate his or her sell-side market-making a ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2010 - 12:12pm -

  66. 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 -

  67. Choices: Finance + Stats or Comp Sci?

          Hey everyone, I'm currently an undergrad at a Canadian target. My long term goal career goal is hedge funds although I'm not ruling out any other finance career, especially for the first few years (ER, S&T or IB). I want ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 17 2016 - 10:53am -

  68. Is S&T fun like poker?

    I've read all the previous threads about poker vs trading, but this thread is different. There was still one important question left lingering in my head. Some background about me: I'm currently interning on a fixed income trading desk at a bulg ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2014 - 12:32pm -

  69. 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 -

  70. 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 ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 30 2011 - 10:06pm -

  71. 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 ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2009 - 8:18pm -

  72. How difficult is it to get into S&T at BB?

    Hey guys, Just wondering what kind of experience does one need to get an interview with S&T at a BB for a full-time position. I'm will be recruiting for full-time in the Fall and will be doing a strategy consulting internship this summer. I' ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2009 - 6:16am -

  73. Standard pay for sophomore analysts this summer?

    Hi, I just got an offer for S&T for the summer at 70k prorated. Is this normal pay for sophomores in S&T this summer? NY office. sophomore sa s&t Salary ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 10 2015 - 5:56pm -

  74. 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 ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2010 - 3:10am -

  75. Which areas in S&T remain strong?

    With regulations and capital requirements strangling FICC revenues, and many equities platforms becoming electronic, which areas have at least a decent outlook for the near future? Right now I'm thinking electronic trading /sales desks and prime brok ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2015 - 1:43pm -

  76. 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 -

  77. S&T to IBD

    I just went through the recruiting process and accepted an offer at Goldman for S&T. I am going to be deciding on what desk now. However, do you guys think its possible to go from S&T as a SA to a FT IBD position at Goldman? I interviewed at both ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 20 2012 - 7:14pm -

  78. 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 ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2009 - 4:20pm -

  79. 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 -

  80. Is the b-school experience really that amazing?

    I'm currently in the process of deciding whether I should reapply to business schools. I'm in my late 20's and there is a decent chance that I might get an offer from a BB S&T desk in NYC, which was my short-term post MBA goal. A lot of ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 20 2010 - 2:48pm -

  81. UBS Fixed Income Layoffs and Long Term Impact

    Pretty extreme move. In case anyone's been under a rock this past week which would be entirely excusable if you're in one of the areas hit by hurricane sandy, UBS has decided to exit anywhere from 5-15 lines of business primarily in fixed income ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 2 2012 - 10:01am -

  82. 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 w ...

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

  83. australian S&T / ER

    Hi all, I'm curious to know if anybody on WSO has experience or insight re breaking into finance (preferably but not limited to S&T or ER) in Australia. Limited connections over there on my part. Somehow I managed to break in over here, so I' ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2011 - 7:59pm -

  84. Citigroup Trading

    what are your thoughts on citigroup trading (full-time) in terms of: strength of analyst program, prestige, exit opportunities, etc.? thanks in advance! trading Citi s&t Full Time BB sales and trading full-time Citigroup sales & trading ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2008 - 4:02am -

  85. 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 - 2 silver bananas - Feb 7 2012 - 8:37am -

  86. 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 ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2013 - 5:17pm -

  87. CFT by the IFTA (International Federation of Technical Analysts)

    Hello everyone, I'm currently a freshmen at CUNY Baruch college located in New York, NY and am an aspiring trader. My major is Statistics/Quantitative Modeling and so far, I'm fortunate to know that hedge funds don't typically extend employ ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2015 - 1:56am -

  88. BB S&T work hours in Hong Kong

    can anyone shed some light on this topic, ideally from own experience, but inputs from hearsay and other sources are welcome as well.. i know that on the ibd side, hk is one of the worst places to be in terms of work hours. is there a similar "hk eff ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2011 - 3:09pm -

  89. Stuck and need advice

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  90. Easier Path to S&T?

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  91. MS interview

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

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  94. Moving from IBD to Sales

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  95. Where do S&T people eat breakfast (in Midtown)?

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  96. what exactly does a BB S&T intern do

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  97. Qualitative / Macro S&T Desks

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

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  99. BB phone interview question

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  100. MBA 2 year deferral progams?

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