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  2. Eddie Braverman's blog Mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from September 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. I'm changing things up ...

    37 comments8 May 2018 -

  3. It's looking worse and worse for Shanghai and Shenzhen. Granted, these stocks still had massive gains for the year, but they're being wiped out. The Chinese government is putting limits to try and stop the bleeding. For example, the Shanghai ind ...

    23 comments6 May 2020 -

  4. This post comes as a suggestion from HappyPantsMcGee (or HPM, or whatever the Diddy wannabe is calling himself this week). He asked me to explain the practice of ft.com/blog/2011/02/10/484126/sec-probes-etf-stripping-by-insider-traders-ft/"> ETF s ...

    28 comments19 Mar 2016 -

  5. Hey Guys- A female friend of mine is taking an entry-level finance class as part of her masters program. They have been told to pick a publicly traded company which they will have to do a relatively high-level analysis of. Looking at financial statements, ...

    34 comments17 Jan 2013 -

  6. I am looking to put together a list of college trading competitions, both for other WSO users reference and so our trading team can broading it's horizons. So for the ones I know about are: The Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC) iRotman ...

    18 comments6 May 2020 -

  7. I had to stop and think about this one for a few minutes. Eric Dash wrote this piece for Dealbook outlining how partners at Goldman Sachs (among other banks) have been hedging the non-cash portions of their bonuses since 2007. On the surface, it looks lik ...

    26 comments10 Feb 2011 -

  8. Would You Own Stock in Goldman Sachs? Here on WSO we have spent a whole lot of ink either praising Goldman Sachs hoping to work there, or bashing it for its many well-documented publicity stunts. But I haven't seen anyone really ask the most importan ...

    17 comments1 Jun 2011 -

  9. stock trading demo

    Sales and Trading

    Hello all! Been reading these forums for a few weeks, and this is my very first post. I was watching shows like Wall Street Warriors, and in season 2 they had new recruits practicing on a stock day trading demo to simulate real life markets. Are there any ...

    13 comments6 May 2020 -

  10. ... Stock Salary ...

    20 comments28 Oct 2010 -

  11. Hey guys, ...

    15 comments30 Dec 2013 -

  12. What is the difference, in your opinion, between a good company, and a good stock? Stock ...

    16 comments22 Jun 2012 -

  13. Too late for an internship???

    Job Search Advice

    I am a Junior in college going to be a senior next year. Is it too late to get an internship?? I know majority of the recruiting is all done, but does anyone have any advice or ideas? I just returned from studying abroad and am behind in getting an intern ...

    17 comments5 Apr 2010 -

  14. My first computer was a Mac 128K. I was a budget-constrained doctoral student from UCLA, teaching my very first class at UC Berkeley. At $2,500, in 1984 dollars, it consumed all of my discretionary income for that year, but it was love at first sight. Hav ...

    11 comments17 Sep 2013 -

  15. Short sellers get a bad rep when they really shouldn't. I think it's because 90% of the population doesn't understand how you can sell something you don't own, or how you can make money by the value of something dropping. The way I use ...

    11 comments10 Sep 2010 -

  16. Anyone have any information on whether or not you are allowed to invest on your own as a PE associate? (in individual stocks, funds, etc.) Obviously there are a lot of restrictions in IB on investment accounts and was wondering if the same type of restric ...

    7 comments31 Dec 2018 -

  17. Ok so I have a tech idea thats in line with the cloud-computing bubble. I've been developing this idea for about two years and I initially submitted the plan to a local VC firm/incubator (I was 19 and ignorant). I've also been looked at by a few ...

    9 comments6 May 2020 -

  18. Pardon my ignorance, but why would JPM 's stock fall after it was announced it is the sole advisor to Merck on one of the biggest M&A deals of the year? jpm Stock Salary ...

    14 comments10 Mar 2009 -

  19. Why is SBC NOT considered a "real" operating expense in the land of tech??? I come from a tech PE background and where this is much less common, but in public markets, almost all street analysts exclude SBC from their models and valuation target ...

    5 comments5 May 2020 -

  20. Anybody want to start one and compete against each other on marketwatch.com/games It's pretty good and I thought it would be fun Stock ...

    11 comments5 Aug 2011 -

  21. Greetings fellow monkeys: I am making a research report on a stock (not school related), in which I need to come up with a valuation for a company (specifically stock price). I am obviously going to do the legwork myself, but I am looking for ideas about ...

    11 comments4 May 2011 -

  22. Citi stock

    Sales and Trading

    Bullish or Bearish? I seem to be bullish. Citi closed at 3.53 today and I feel like in the short run there might be a downswing with their TARP repayment (which they have started) but i think in the future it will jump up a lot. I feel it is an attractive ...

    11 comments9 Apr 2010 -

  23. As a stock pick during an interview? Stock interview ...

    11 comments14 Mar 2009 -

  24. delete please

    Sales and Trading

    321 trading New Help Stock introduction ...

    10 comments4 Mar 2014 -

  25. Hello everyone, I just graduated from High School and am enjoying my summer break. I started a mobile marketing company a while ago, and after some time it has been just sitting there after my partner left to play basketball for emory. I want to do someth ...

    10 comments17 Jun 2011 -

  26. Hey, amateur here. I've got some questions. What do most people use to actually buy/sell the stocks? Online brokerages? I have seen countless threads on this, but I can't determine what the best method is. Do big companies have in-house brokers? ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  27. Who cares about market capitalization if one company could have 5% of its equity outstanding in the form of stocks and another could have 50%? You see market capitalization everywhere but I don't understand how its any kind of useful thing to know ab ...

    7 comments25 Mar 2015 -

  28. Who pays a shareholder money when they cash in shares? For example, if I am trying to sell back 10 shares of "company x" for $50 that I originally bought for $40, who gives me the $40 plus the difference that I earned when I am cashing out? Does ...

    8 comments4 Mar 2011 -

  29. If I would eventually like to transition to a hedge fund (from a bank), would being in equities or fixed income be better? I know it depends on the nature/strategies of the firm, but do trading-focused HFs usually have both equity and FI traders? kind of ...

    8 comments16 Apr 2010 -

  30. i have a quick question. say a company worth $10/shr agrees to acquire a company for a share of stock for the other companies share. lets say the acquirer company drops to $8 a share before the deal goes through. how does this affect the "cost" ...

    8 comments9 Mar 2009 -

  31. As an exceptionally good year for stocks comes to an end, the talk of stock market bubbles fills the air.  Among others, Robert Shiller warns us, that based upon his market measure of value, that we are in "bubble" territory and almost  every ac ...

    6 comments7 Jan 2014 -

  32. Is FB a buy?

    Off Topic

    Is it? I am neutral on that stock so want to here sth from you guys Stock Salary ...

    7 comments4 May 2013 -

  33. When analyzing a stock, what outweighs the other? I know you must utilize both techniques to successfully choose a stock but I am asking (even if it is 51/49) what do you prefer more on choosing a given stock to invest in? A Quant could analyze BP all day ...

    7 comments14 Jan 2011 -

  34. Breaking up is hard to do. At least that's what the Treasury is discovering in their efforts to divest the taxpayer of their stake in Citigroup (NYSE:C). Thanks to a summer of anemic trading volume, it looks like they're going to miss their year ...

    6 comments27 Sep 2010 -

  35. How to buy a stock...

    Sales and Trading

    I want to buy SJM Holdings. The problem is, I've never purchased a company outside of the US. When I pull up the ticker on scottrade, I can only buy the pink sheets: SJMHF. Is this right? Is there anyway I can buy the actual stock? HKG:0880? Thanks S ...

    6 comments20 Apr 2011 -

  36. 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 -

  37. Ask any of the older guys at your firm about chop and you're guaranteed to get a chuckle. Chop goes by many other names on the Street (inside, rip, tear, gash, juice, grease, and others too numerous to list) and it is simply excess commission charged ...

    5 comments7 Sep 2010 -

  38. Sumner job as a student

    Job Search Advice

    Hi, I am a 17 years old college sudent in accounting (my first year of college is starting in 2 months:D) and I would like to go to Toronto or New York to get a job there for the summer so I can make money and get better in english (I live in Quebec, Cana ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  39. Aswath Damodaran's blog Mod Note (Andy): This was originally posted 7/31/13 Facebook's stock price briefly hit $38, its IPO price, just before today's opening bell. In the 15 months since it went public, the stock had certainly had its ups ...

    4 comments8 Aug 2013 -

  40. Shareholders Equity

    Investment Banking

    Would you add or subtract treasury stock for SE on the balance sheet? Treasury stock is the shares the company buys back, correct, so wouldn't you subtract it? But then again, you can keep treasury stocks in the firms treasury, in case the firm needs ...

    4 comments31 Jan 2013 -

  41. Becoming Great

    Investment Banking

    I want to learn how to invest. Right now I am pretty young, and while I may or may not end up in high finance, I want invest well. Simply put I am interested in stocks and long-term investing in hopes of making money for myself. I have started reading boo ...

    4 comments30 Nov 2010 -

  42. Recommended blogs for trading?

    Sales and Trading

    Hi traders What blogs do you recommended about trading / stock/ options? Especially those provided the market analysis and forecast trading Stock options ...

    3 comments16 Oct 2013 -

  43. Would we be looking at p/e ratios? Thanks so much! Stock Salary ...

    3 comments24 Jan 2012 -

  44. Buffet's comments on Kraft deal

    Investment Banking

    Buffet had these comments for the Kraft deal that closed yesterday: Mr Buffett, who holds more than 9 per cent of Kraft, said the company was worth more than its current stock price- down 2 per cent at $28.72 in early Wall Street trading on Wednesday- and ...

    3 comments20 Jan 2010 -

  45. How do you handle a poorly performing portfolio?

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    I consider myself a rookie investor, I have two separate accounts: one for my IRA and another Robinhood account for testing my own ideas and research. The later of mine is performing poorly (luckily it does not have much money in it) and I was hoping to g ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  46. 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 -

  47. 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 -

  48. Hello! It's my first time posting, but I have been browsing these forums for a long time. I was just wondering how much do stock traders make for the companies they work for on average? If they start the year with, say 500k to trade, how much can the ...

    2 comments26 Oct 2011 -

  49. Which valuation metrics to use?

    Investment Banking

    I'm trying to do a comparable companies analysis for a company in the industrial sector and was wondering what ratios/metrics I should be using for companies in this industry and why. So far, I've decided to use: EV / EBITDA EV /Revenue FCF /Sha ...

    2 comments25 Mar 2009 -

  50. 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 -

  51. Thoughts On Maui Land & Pineapple Company

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    Does anyone understand the business model of NYSE:MLP? Their company develops, sells, and manages residential, resort, commercial, agricultural, and industrial real estate properties in Hawaii. Seems pretty normal however, the stock has been very volatile ...

    6 May 2020 -

  52. http://nymag.com/news/articles/reasonstoloveny/201... "Mo got into trading oil and gold, and his bank account grew. Though he is shy about the $72 million number, he confirmed his net worth is in the "high eight figures." Is it penny stock ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  53. Stock Pick; C&J Energy

    Sales and Trading

    Recently I found C&J Energy Services CJES based out of Houston, Texas. Essentially they make all the equipment for drilling (hydraulic fracturing, coiled tubing services and focus on complex well completions). C&J Energy Services has over $1.1 Bil ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  54. 8 UBS Stock Picks for 2012

    Sales and Trading

    UBS Investment Research 's report, "US Morning Meeting Highlights", from January 13 th discusses how stocks will be affected from the elections. The analysts are of the opinion that Obama's victory would have a positive impact on " ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  55. If you are looking for a team that can take you public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange contact FSE Listings Inc,and ask for more information. Why should you list on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange? Other than the ability to raise money from a liquid market p ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  56. Stock Market Analysis Conclusions: This week's episode of "As the Bernanke Turns" was an obvious crowd pleaser. The Dow and S&P 500 closed the week at record highs. Small capitalization stocks such as those in the Russell 2000 also join ...

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  57. The marijuana and drone industries have been top performers for 2017 thus far. They're followed closely by virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and food e-commerce, as stated by Nasdaq. What do you think about these fast-growing industries? Do y ...

    1 comment27 Feb 2017 -

  58. Stock Stock Dilution M&A ...

    1 comment5 Jan 2017 -

  59. TJX Stock Split

    Equity Research

    Anyone follow TJX? I have been watching it for a little while and am wondering what people think regarding the possibility of a split soon. Historically it has split around the $40 mark. Closed yesterday over $49. Seems to be a sector outperformer in term ...

    1 comment5 Apr 2011 -

  60. How can the liquidity premium explain both why publicly traded stocks are valued higher than private stock, and why illiquid assets have higher returns? In the technical questions guide, the liquidity premium is used to explain why a public company is wor ...

    1 comment21 Nov 2010 -

  61. I'm interning this year in the back office of a BB, but I'd really like to interview this fall for an entry level position (graduating undergrad in 2010) in research at the BB, either equity or credit. I've spoken to some ppl within the div ...

    1 comment26 Jul 2009 -