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0Company Compensation: Walgreens03 years 2 months ago
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0Portfolio Tracking SoftwareAre there any (preferably free) software packages let you track the Sharpe ratio of a portfolio with positions in multiple asset classes? Specifically, I have an account in Interactive Brokers with spot FX, equity, bond futures and commodity futures positions. But, aside from eye-balling it and manu...33 years 2 months ago
0BB Commercial Banking Internship for SophomoreCan anyone please offer some opinions or things they've heard about commercial banking at a top BB? I've read that it is very similar to MM IB, which seems like a great opportunity for a sophomore summer internship. Unfortunately, I haven't found too much other information regarding this particular ...23 years 2 months ago
0Company Compensation: CEB03 years 2 months ago
0How to find a group of like-minded traders?Last year my total return was about 112% although I was only actively trading from about June (from January to May my portfolio was in just index funds and was only up about 8% or so). I have a hybrid, idiosyncratic technique, but I'd like to get involved with a group of other traders whom I can lea...43 years 2 months ago
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0From Broker to IB Banker is it possiblelet's say I take a position as broker at firm to break into the industry and get my series 7 and 63 licenses,and then later on move into the IBD of the firm or at another firm after having gained some experience in the industry or are you just destined to be a broker for the rest of your life??....53 years 2 months ago
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0Retake a class?Hi folks. I got a C+ in an introductory Microeconomics class because I slept through half of an exam. I didn't struggle with the material, just a rookie mistake of trying to cram every single thing and sacrificing sleep the night before. I have the option to retake this class this semester, and t...63 years 2 months ago
0Company Review: Scotiabank03 years 2 months ago
0Company Compensation: Citigroup03 years 2 months ago
0Philadelphia WSO Happy Hours?I remember seeing a thread about one a while back and was wondering if there are any plans for another one? Would be nice to have a few beers with the monkeys here. ...373 years 2 months ago
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+2Most prestigious: Goldman Stanley or Morgan Sachs ? If the two banks merged and changed their names, what name would be the most prestigious: Goldman Stanley or Morgan Sachs ?...253 years 2 months ago
0Company Compensation: Mercer03 years 2 months ago
0Worse Job at an Amazing Company or Better Job at a Worse CompanyTypically, you should always take the better job at a less known/glamorous company. But let's say the company is Google or Goldman. Would you really take a better job at a Yahoo or a Yahoo equivalent in banking over a so-so gig at the most prestigious of institutions. Let's be honest here. ...133 years 2 months ago
0Entering into industry in my 30'sFor the most of the last decade up until 2 yrs ago I was a Trader at a Prop Firm. I guess i was considered a "Day Trader", but instead of trading in my boxers from home, i was trading in a legitimate firm. Traded well for a number of years until the market burst in 2008. Left trading two years ago a...83 years 2 months ago
0Company Review: Dell03 years 2 months ago
0Company Review: MFS Investment Management03 years 2 months ago
0Company Review: 1861 Capital03 years 2 months ago
0Company Review: SAC Capital03 years 2 months ago
0Anyone worked in the foreign service?I'm curious about working in it and transitioning out of finance into it via grad school. Any experience with going into/out of the foreign service out of/into business in a greater sense?...03 years 2 months ago
0Company Compensation: Pickering Pacific Pte Ltd03 years 2 months ago
0Opening a prop trading firm in the Philadephia areaHey guys, I'm just a lowly monkey on probation here in the forums but we've opened a prop trading firm in Media, PA. Inviting anyone who wants to come trade once in a while to come work from there. Ping me for the address. If you work in other finance areas, that's cool too, I'm sure we can all get ...03 years 2 months ago
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0What do traders in an IB do EXACTLY?I have a very hard time understanding what traders in investment banks do. It seems like every time someone asks this on a forum, a ton of vague answers like "they make markets", etc get through out. I know what the sales people in the sales and trading division of an investment bank do, they genera...103 years 2 months ago
0Company Interview: Deloitte03 years 2 months ago
0Company Compensation: Deloitte03 years 2 months ago
0Company Review: Deloitte03 years 2 months ago
0Internship w/ RE PE to S&T?Today, I got an internship with a real estate private equity firm after three interviews and no connections. I'm a freshman at a target, and it was paid, so I took it. I'm a bit worried now though, because my end-game is S&T, not real estate. Do you think having RE PE on my resume will negatively im...33 years 2 months ago
0Company Interview: Indea Capital Pte. Ltd.03 years 2 months ago
0Company Interview: 1to1 Ventures03 years 2 months ago
0How to model a product combination? Hey all, new here so not sure where to post this but I recently joined a corporate development team and ran into a project where we are partnering with another company in offering a product. So our product is capable of providing services A and B and our potential partner's product is capable of pro...53 years 2 months ago
0Mr Fuld's Porsche can be yours for 60khttp://dealbreaker.com/2014/01/heres-your-chance-to-drive-like-a-failed-bank-executive/ Thoughts @DickFuld?...193 years 2 months ago
0Math Teacher to Finance - Can it be done?I have a good friend that has been teaching math in a local high school for 6 years. He's a whiz already has his master's degree in mathematics and contributes to text books, etc. He mentioned to me the other day that he might be interested in a career change and heard that Banks, PE, etc hire math ...23 years 2 months ago
0UBS Exploding Offer RegretHey everyone. I received an exploding offer from UBS for a sales and trading SA. At the time I had no other BB offers so I took it. Later I received interviews from JPM, MS, and two other BB's. I didn't take the interviews because I know that the dangers of reneging are high because finance is a sm...63 years 2 months ago
0Selling complete Manhattan GMAT setHey all, I'm selling my complete Manhattan GMAT set. It's this one here: http://www.manhattangmat.com/storeitemshow.cfm?ItemID=591 Does not come with eBook Access, and I've lost my test simulation booklet, but I do have the Advanced Quant guide. All of that usually goes for $300, but I'll let y...03 years 2 months ago
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0Company Review: Hancock Institutional Advisors03 years 2 months ago
0Company Compensation: Bank of America Merrill Lynch03 years 2 months ago
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0MsF Chances based on statsI needed a quick opinion from other monkeys on here. Below are my stats, could anyone tell me which MsF programs would suit me or where I'd be competitive? Right now, I'm going to apply to Duke, Olin, Vandy and 1 more program. GPA: 3.7 GMAT: 640-670 (I take it Monday) Division 1 athlete Lived ...113 years 2 months ago
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0J1 Visa SponsorshipCanadian student here seeking an internship in the States for the summer. I know that the firm will sponsor your H1B Visa when it comes to full time employment, but for your summer J1 Visa, do you have to obtain the Visa yourself? Any information about this process would be much appreciated!...23 years 2 months ago
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0GMAT study materialWhat is the best study material for the GMAT? Preferably more focused on the verbal side than the quant side. Thanks...133 years 2 months ago
0Company Compensation: Morgan Stanley03 years 2 months ago
+15 Absolute Truths I Learned After College1) People have earnings reports, and you are judged from them. Your yearly salary is your earnings report. People judge you off of this, and determine whether they want to invest (spend time with you) based on what your prospects are. What do you think getting married is? It is someone judging your...233 years 2 months ago
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0Company Interview: Bank of America Merrill Lynch03 years 2 months ago
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0Company Compensation: RBC Royal Bank of Canada03 years 2 months ago
0Company Interview: Rutberg and Company03 years 2 months ago
0Company Interview: Bank of America Merrill Lynch03 years 2 months ago
0Company Compensation: Morgan Stanley03 years 2 months ago
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0Company Review: Stolar Capital03 years 2 months ago
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0Company Interview: Gelber Group03 years 2 months ago
0Company Review: New York City Employees Retirement System NYCERS03 years 2 months ago
0State Street Risk Management Internship Interview help neededHello WSO, I have an interview with State Street next friday and i am looking for some advice on what to expect My Background: Junior at Umass-Lowell Majoring in Economics Minor in Math Previous Internship at Bain Capital Here is the job description: The Information Services Risk Ma...23 years 2 months ago
0Looking For A BaineeIs there anyone here who is working at/has worked at Bain & Co and/or Bain Capital? (Someone from London would be especially helpful). I landed an interview with the company for a full time role starting next year. I was wondering if I could ask you a few questions about the company via PM (don'...123 years 2 months ago
0Is Sam Polk's perspective on Wall Street correct?In case you haven't heard, a former wall street trader wrote this article on the NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/19/opinion/sunday/for-the-love-of-money.html?_r=0 Not saying I agree with everything in it, but it reflects a lot of what I've come to realize about wall street culture. I love the...73 years 2 months ago
0Corporate Finance or Infrastructure Finance?So I have to choose between two offers, corporate finance in mid-market M&A and Infrastructure Finance, they are both with big 4 accounting firms. Let's say eventually I want to move in IB or PE, which one has a better chance?...03 years 2 months ago
0Going public I have a question say you founded a company and own 10% what happens if the company goes public? Will you own 10% of the shares issued? And also how do the investment banks decide how many shares and at what price to open at?...13 years 2 months ago
0Corporate Finance or Infrastructure Finance?So I have to choose between two offers, corporate finance in mid-market M&A and Infrastructure Finance, they are both with big 4 accounting firms. Let's say eventually I want to move in IB or PE, which one has a better chance?...13 years 2 months ago
0Company Review: 4C Ventures03 years 2 months ago
0Why IB Hours are Looked Upon as so AwfulMod note (Andy): WSO top comments - this one is from the post "Why are IB hours looked upon as so awful?". This is a great comment for anyone who hasn't seen it. Click here to see more top rated comments 1. Surgeons - go through 80 hour residency and all that BS but have ultimate job security and...133 years 2 months ago
0Has anyone heard back from UBS IBD/LCM after super day for summer internship 2014? I had my super day with UBS in early Janurary and still waiting for reply. Has anyone received a reply from UBS after super day? ...13 years 2 months ago
0New User IntroductionGood day all, Please allow myself, to introduce myself. I work in ops at a BD based in NYC. Looking to get out as much as I can from WSO. Things I like to do in my free time: Skiing. Looking forward to participating w/ fellow Wall Streeters on WSO. Cheers!...03 years 2 months ago
+3Ask Accepted: What are my chances?Hello Wall Street Oasis Members, I'm the founder of Accepted.com and have been advising applicants to top business schools since 1994. Accepted.com has been on the web since 1996. Patrick Curtis invited me to respond to questions here. So if you have any for me or for my colleague Cindy Tokumits...1083 years 2 months ago
0Entry-level Finance Jobs for Liberal Arts MajorsHi, I am looking for an entry-level job in any one of the following industries: consulting, I-banking, Asset Management, or other related finance areas. I graduated from a top-tier university with a high GPA in Political Science, and I am planning to apply to law school this fall. During this gap p...13 years 2 months ago

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