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  2. What's the next big tax-haven?

    Swiss banks are a tax-haven no more! Thanks to the tax deal reached between Switzerland and the United States to punish Swiss banks that helped wealthy Americans hide money from United States tax authorities in offshore accounts. I found an infographic ab ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2016 - 4:25pm -

  3. What I Would Do At Davos

    Ah, Davos. The ultra-exclusive gathering of the world's great movers, shakers, and decision makers, where the world's problems are discussed and solutions proposed. The CEOs and heads of international bodies are bundled up in their winter gear, ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2013 - 2:45pm -

  4. Few options... considering going to Swiss Graduate School

    Hey guys. I currently have two years of experience at a BB in Technology Finance. After many discussions and a lot of research, I'm dead set on getting into Commodities trading. Based upon my lack of experience in the industry, I think the best way t ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2012 - 9:54am -

  5. Junior Oil Trader @ 33?

    Hi guys, I've been an equities sales trader for the last 5 years in Athens Greece with a total work exp of 8 years, plus 1.5 years of military service. I've graduated from Cass Business School in London in 2002 with a BSc in finance and an MSc i ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2012 - 5:40pm -

  6. Zurich vs Relationship

    Wondering whether WSO shed some insight into my current dilemma. I have recently been offered a job in the mining finance team in Zurich with my existing employer. My background is asset finance primarily risk mgmt with 2 years experience having started o ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 27 2012 - 7:14pm -

  7. Drones are taking over

    Drones are not just for military use anymore. They're available to everyone, and have provided views and vistas we've never seen before. The best thing about them: mobility. They can just get anywhere. Military, spying, creating amazing footage, ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 8 2015 - 2:22pm -

  8. Swiss Citizen studying in the UK- job in London after graduating??

    I am a Swiss citizen and have lived in Switzerland my whole life. I have decided to pursue my Bachelor's degree in the UK (target school for IB). I'd like to work in London after graduating. How likely is it that I will get a job in London given ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 10 2018 - 8:49pm -

  9. European Exchange Destination (St Gallen/Bocconi/Vienna/Scandinavia/Leipzig/Mannheim)

    Hello WSO, My first discussion post! I'm joining a Queen's Masters program which encourages a semester abroad to a partner school. Since there's no degree to be gained, and the courses are all electives, the decision will be based mainly on ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 3 2017 - 1:22am -

  10. Cargill-Gen a freeze on new hiring? no Commercial Management Trainee Program in 2017

    This is specific to Switzerland... The world trading unit of Cargill. Lately Cargill-GE has downsized their floor from 800 to 450 (lay offs and staff put on early retirements). New-Hiring is on the ice, Total freeze on the Commercial Management Trainee Pr ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 20 2016 - 12:12am -

  11. The IMD MBA in Lausanne Switzerland

    Dear WSO Prospective MBAs, As a first step, I want to congratulate all of you on your decisions to pursue an MBA. It is a life changing experience and, with the right program, you can set yourself on a path to success. The question is: what is the right p ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 9 2017 - 4:36am -

  12. Japan, Turkey, Switzerland and Australia: which one to go short and which one to go long?

    Hi WSO, I am sophomore student and we are debating in the trading group at my school about this trade. We plan to obtain exposure via ETFs and perhaps other indexes. If you were given a bunch of cash, which one would got long and which one would go short? ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2012 - 5:28pm -

  13. WU or St. Gallen

    Hi guys, I'm in a sweet, but very hard situation. I got accepted to both WU and St. Gallen Economics MSc, but I can't decide which to choose. Life in Vienna would be more comfortable for me, while I think Switzerland might offers better career c ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 19 2019 - 3:29am -

  14. From Audit Intern to IB Intern

    Hey Guys I am currently working as an Audit Intern at a Big Four in Zurich, Switzerland, but my ultimate goal is it to get into IB. I already received several rejections from BB and Boutiques. I know it's super important to network and I already had ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Mar 31 2019 - 9:25am -

  15. Finding out who is rich

    How do wealth managers or private bankers find out who has a lot of money? Specially in Switzerland. I see a lot of people living an average life, but I know (fact) they have money and on the other side, the complete opposite. is there a tool bankers use ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jan 22 2019 - 6:05pm -

  16. Chances of American MBA grad getting hired in Switzerland?

    Hi everyone. I'm a recent graduate of a target school in the US and I'm an American passport holder. I'm now completing my MBA at one of the main hospitality management schools in Switzerland. I'm trying to see if I can stay in Switzer ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 24 2015 - 4:46pm -

  17. Funds in Europe ex-UK, especially Switzerland / Luxembourg / The Netherlands

    Hi to all, I'm interested breaking as a generalist analyst into a fund on the Continent, with specific focus on Switzerland / Luxembourg / The Netherlands... looking for value or event-driven funds either l/s or long only. Does anyone have any insigh ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2014 - 6:46pm -

  18. From Switzerland to NYC

    Hey guys, gotta fast question, how likely is it to get an job offer, if you're from a target school in Switzerland (Credit Suisse, Goldman, McKinsey etc.). How much more difficult is it to get a offer compared to Zurich or even London? london new yor ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jul 19 2014 - 4:00pm -

  19. Multi-Family Office in Switzerland

    Hi all! Anybody has insights about working for Multi-Family Office (MFO) in Switzerland, and with a particular focus on Chinese clients? With knowledge of Chinese and multiple years of living, studying and working in Chinese speaking region, I am wonderin ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Dec 5 2012 - 11:40am -