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0Luxembourg

Anna_Y

Anyone knows anything about working in Luxembourg in <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-hedge-fund-HF" rel="nofollow"><abbr title="hedge...

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0Laurentian Bank Securities help

soontobe

Hello, Can anyone provide me with some information on Laurentian bank securities. I know they just recently started their investment banking division in Montreal. Any info on them would be great. i.e: recent deals, salary, focus, etc.... Thanks

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0CIBC NYC - 2nd round

DryIce

Hi Going to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/cibc-world-markets" target="_blank"><abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> for CIBC</a></span> 2nd rounds. Anyone else in the same boat?

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0BSchool Admission with this score

nomonkey

I've read a lot of posts in this forum about becoming a banker. I'd like to get some advice from ibankers at top-tier I-banks(or any for that matter). Bottom line, I want to take the appropriate steps, which offer me the best chances, to become an ibanker at a...

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0Career move advice required

nomonkey

I've read a lot of posts in this forum about becoming a banker. I'd like to get some advice from ibankers at top-tier I-banks(or any for that matter). Bottom line, I want to take the appropriate steps, which offer me the best chances, to become an ibanker at a...

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0European MBA to land a job in T&S with I-bank?

[email protected]

Hello everyone, First-time poster here, and I really like these forums a lot. Great information, some funny people, and seems like everyone wants to help. I am trying to switch careers (prior military officer looking to work for an I-bank) by getting an <abbr title="Masters in...

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0amherst

devdev142

I was thinking of Amherst, But How do people that get Economics Majors received? What about amherst in general.

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0Hiring This Year

Rickets

Anyone know how the hiring situation is going this year? Tougher to get offers than usual? I ask this as someone who interviewed back in 2002, another tough time for the market.

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0can you guys give me some suggestions?

leebenhur

what are some good answers to the questions like: 1)why choose investment banking 2)why our company 3)what can you contribute to us thank you!

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0Summer Internships without a Business Major?

Myrmidon73

Right now, I'm in undergrad, but I'm not a business major (I'm in engineering instead). I'm having a tough time finding summer internships that don't require a business major, or a high level degree. Has anyone else been in the same boat? Or have you guys worked with...

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0Associate Stub Bonus

monkey3030

Has anyone heard what first year associate stub bonuses are going to look like this year?

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0Citi LA/PA/SF or Lazard TMT SF for FT?

westcoastkid

Which one would you guys pick in terms of deal flow, compensation, b-school, etc.?

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0IRC

tropos

Is anyone on IRC?

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+1Do you still get a bonus if you dont make Associate?

seekingcarry

What happens if at the end of 2 years in a <abbr title="Sales and Trading">S&T</abbr> Analyst program you are not asked to be an assocaite, do you still get a bonus in June if you are asked to leave? Lets say the desk was not a great fit for you and you cant move...

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0UVA or Princeton

Royal11

Which has a better reputation on Wall Street? The University of Virginia or Princeton. I live in Virginia and UVA is only 45 min away that’s way its my top choice. I looked at all the top schools and from what I saw I like Princeton the best. I’m a senior in high school and want be...

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0citi london

newguy82

Good chance of coming in to London to work as first year analyst in ibanking Appreciate some info regarding pay, hours, teams etc; and what to expect thx!

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0rankings for supply/logistics from US News, anyone have them?

Greed2317

I would appreciate it more than anything if someone that has paid for the 2007 or 2008 US News Supply/Logistics rankings would copy and past the list for me. I just need to find the right college for me, and I am too broke to buy a little ranking....

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0this should help with the interview questions

niles

http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/students/gfa/IB%20Interviewing/Finance%20Interviews/McCombs_MBA_2004_Recruiting.pdf its mainly for prospective Associates, but I think prospective analysts may find it useful as well.. for current analysts: can you tell us your experience? (more technical...

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0SPG -> Hedge Fund

bloop12345

What kind of opportunities are there in hedge funds for structured products (<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-an-asset-backed-security-ABS"><abbr title="asset backed...

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0Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Diversity Summit

DaniNo

Hey board. Looking for some advice. I was invited to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs" target="_blank">attend Goldman Sachs</a></span> Undergraduate Diversity Summit. It's one day of panel discussions,...

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0Morgan Joseph

killscallion

Anyone have any information regarding this <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> bank? Anything like rep on the Street, what it's good at, etc. would be appreciated.

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02 questions about SEO and Resume

bignick

I want to apply for SEO and want to do investment banking in <abbr title="New York">NY</abbr>. I'm an american born chinese so language is not a problem for me. Which would be a wiser 2nd choice- <span class='keyword_link'><a...

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0HR at Morgan Stanley

confusedinny

Does anybody know for sure whether they call up the references and former employers that you indicated on your job application? Thanks

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0Internship at Fidelity?

Banking on Investments

Is there an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking division">IBD</abbr></a></span> division there? I made a contact with the firm and want...

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0Is it just me?

junkbondswap

Is anyone else having trouble with their current view of this website since the upgrades/modifications. My tool bar, which used to be on the left now resides in the middle of my fucking screen (overlapping this text box), which makes it impossible to read anything. Anyone else have similar issues?

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0Need info on these hfs

Seanc

This is probably a shot in the dark but I'm hoping to get some info on these hedge funds i.e. mainly size and strategy: Khronos LLC Royal Capital Management Hunter Global Investors David Kempner Advisors

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0Has anyone heard of Research capital?

soontobe

Hi, Can anyone tell me about research capital? Thanks.

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0Bridgewater Investment Associate vs. Top IBD BB Group (GS TMT, GS Industrials, MS M&A)

Questionaboutresume

Which is the better opportunity: <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bridgewater" target="_blank">Bridgewater</a></span> Investment Associate or working in a top <span class='keyword_link'><a...

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0Macquarie Bank

8BallBanker

The application closing date was yesterday, Oct 11. Has anyone heard back from them regarding first-round interviews or rejections?

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+1Beautiful 25 year old girl responds

ks112

Dear Sir, I must confess that I was somewhat taken aback upon reading your email. Indeed, it has taken some time for me to sufficiently recuperate from my surprise. Lest your confidence quickly inflate for little reason (as we know is the predisposition for Wall St. types), allow me to...

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0Northern Securities

soontobe

Hello, Has anyone heard of Northern Securities in Canada? If so, what type of firm are they? What are they good at? What is pay like? Thanks, J

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0Waiting for a response after 2nd round

confusedinny

I have had 2 rounds with one of the major <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>. They loved me after the 1st round, brought me back for 2 round next day. However, it has been almost a week and I have not heard from them after the 2 round. Does it sound like a NO?:-((...

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0SuperDay Tech Questions

EMS313

Anyone have advice for an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday"><abbr title="investment banking division">IBD</abbr> SuperDay</a></span>? What technical questions are usually asked besides the normal <span...

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0CS vs. MS

confusedinny

Hi, I have an offer to join <abbr title="Credit Suisse">CS</abbr> ( Alternative Investments group) and a high possibility of a MS offer. I need advice and opinions on which one would be a better choice. Thanks

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0Any Advice would be greatly appreciated

jfahnbul

Hello, I am a sophomore in Computer Engineering at Purdue. I really like programming, but our curriculum calls for a lot of course work in electrical engineering as well and I hate it. I really have an interest in a finance related career but I can't decide between S/T or <span...

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0CS FT Associate Interview

skeet23

Hey, I have a <abbr title="full time">FT</abbr> Interview for an Associate spot with two diff <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/credit-suisse">teams at Credit Suisse</a></span>. There are 3 interviews - 1 with each...

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0MS and Bain

sage123

Got an offer from both - MS <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr> and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bain-company" target="_blank">Bain & Company</a></span>. Both offices in New York. ...

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0CIBC Interview next week?

smithens

Anyone else interviewing at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/cibc-world-markets" target="_blank">CIBC in Boston</a></span> next week? Just curious to see...

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0Success stories early on?

Banking on Investments

I put this here because it doesn't fit into any other forum, plus it's a very loosely defined subject. I'm just curious if anyone knows, or is, what we college students call "Ballers" on wall street at a young age. I know about, and have seen, the 60 year olds driving...

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0Deutsche

Lordofrings

What do you know about S&<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/deutsche-bank">T at Deutsche Bank</a></span>? Perks? Pay? Which desks are best? etc.. thanks!

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0Advice for commodity trader/merchant pls

monkeyman13

I'm currently a commodity merchant/trader for a big grain co (ADM, Cargill, or Bunge) however I'm trying to relocate to Chicago land area. However, the job search is going extremely slow. Any advice is welcome. I have a yr of grad school under my belt in Financial Markets and 5 yrs...

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0quick tax question

justanotherday

For those of you in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr>, say you make $100,000 total, how much do you take home? Assume federal is 28%, SS and Medicare: 8%, State& city: 10%, that's more than half paid in tax? Do you get anything back in refund? Last...

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0Bank of America superday

ChelseaFC85

Is anyone going this weekend? Have any of you gone through it? If so, what were some of the nastiest questions you got?

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0Who knows about Sterling Stamos

calvin

It's a fund of funds, roughly 5.5 B AUM. Anyone know anything else?

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0IB Prospect

kissla10

Advice needed: I’m really looking for some advice or just plain feedback on bettering my chances to “live the dream.” I should probably preface my goal of working in <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> by letting you in on my past and then...

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0IBD Training Manuals - Innapropriate to ask

junkbondswap

Would it be inappropriate to ask an analyst who works for us <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">at a <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr></a></span> to provide me with a copy of...

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0To get an MBA or not?

Wendel

I've been thinking about getting an <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> and was wondering a few things. I'm hoping some of you here can help me gather some of my decision-making data. 1. As someone with an Engineering degree already,...

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0Question about an HF intership as an undergrad.

Banking on Investments

I found an internship(have yet to apply to) that I meet the qualifications for. The thing is, I'm an undergrad, and yes they said undergrads, but what could an undergrad possibly gain from such an internship? It said I would directly assist a portfolio manager, but would this internship...

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0Morgan Menlo Park

switchinggigs

How good is the Tech group in terms of top down placement, and how good is the healthcare group. I understand both are highly regarded, but what happens to the analysts after 2 years?

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0Quantitative Strategy drops almost 500 bux at Morgan Stanley

Jimbo

Oct. 10 (Bloomberg) -- <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/morgan-stanley">Morgan Stanley</a></span>, the world's second- biggest securities firm, said its quantitative strategy traders lost $390 million during a single day in...

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0Advice, any advice

Coobiack

I am a recent liberal arts grad with no finance background. Kicked ass in top 30 school with the highest honors (summa, Phi Beta Kappa) and looking for i-banking positions. I know enough about finance/economics concepts to do well in the interviews. The hours I can deal with and I know I can do...

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0Timeline for Summer 2008 Analyst Jobs

dvd56x

With people saying they already have summer jobs, am I incorrect in thinking that these applications are due late January 2008?

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0New Talent

random99

Hey people its been a while. We have had a whole lot of new joiners and I havent found one cute girl amongst them. Whats happening dont hotties apply to banking. I saw a bit of potential in one but then saw her coming into the office early with out her makeup on and she didnt look good at...

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0Corsair Partners

Will1220

Anyone know anything about this group? Thanks!

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0Savvian Advisors

pacificali

Anybody know more about these guys?

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0Derivative Sales (Goldman) *A few innocent questions*

Disjoint

I was at a career fair at my uni yesterday, and had a really good conversation with a Derivate saleswoman. I was just going to ask about <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr> like everybody and their mother, but then she started poking at my interests and...

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0What is the Goldman Special Execution Group ?

fuckthisshit

I am interviewing for Goldman's SEG, however, I have always been focused on going into <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr> or <abbr title="Sales and Trading">S&T</abbr>. What exactly does the SEG do? I know its internally...

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0Trading Desks in L.A.

theHam1

Are there any legitimately successful <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> desks in L.A.??? One is mentioned in Liar's Poker... I would appreciate any names of firms which have trading...

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0Question on a Firm

Niblita75

I have mainly been looking for Equity Research gigs but I came across an investment banking analyst program that is coming to my school (UF). Its Sun Trust Robinson Humphrey . . . yes yes the banking institution we all know and love. I never heard of Sun Trust investment banking and I was...

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0Firms in CA that will hire biology major?

bio to banking

I graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2005 and my degree is in Biology but I really want to pursue a career in i-banking. I want to get a job as a level one analyst but where should I start looking? Are there any companies in california that will be interested in hiring a biology major? I...

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0Corporate Finance Focus In College.. Without doing IB?

Killeen

I'm currently a student at a top30 biz school that places a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-front-office-fo">few in front office</a></span> <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>....

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0Rate Booz Allen Economic Business Consulting

sleepyguyb

How good is <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/booz-allen-hamilton" target="_blank">Booz Allen in their</a></span> economic business group? Here is a link to the group....

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0Ponder this...Doesn't make sense to me

yoyoma

Maybe <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr></a></span>'s are way to competitive but can you all help me figure out why this...

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0Undergraduate Major?

Myrmidon73

Hi everyone, I'm new to the site, and I am looking for some opinions of people who have gone through this process before. I'm at the point in my freshman year where I should be choosing a definitive college major (and building a schedule around it). Currently, I'm a biomedical...

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0Finance Question

BullMonkey

What would greater impact a firms valuation, a 10% reduction in revenues or 1% reduction in discount rate? Thanks

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0Bear Stearns First-Round Interviews

EMS313

Does anyone have advice for me as I head into a first-round <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/investment-banking-interview-prep-questions"><abbr title="investment banking division">IBD</abbr> interview</a></span>. I am...

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0excel wiz: if you have a bunch of rows...

H2O

and you want to insert a blank row after each row, what's the fastest way to do it? thanks

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0iPhone Q

IBWannaB

Hey there, I want to buy an iPhone but want to use it in Europe and I was just wondering, if the it has any SIM card in it. I wanna know this, since in Europe the cell phones have SIM cards, and you can just switch operators by switching the cards. Now if the iPhone has any spot to put card...

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0West Coast Tech Groups

DanBrown

After reading numerous previous threads, it appears that the top tech groups in SF/Silicon Valley are <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"><abbr title="Goldman Sachs">GS</abbr></a></span>, <abbr...

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0Jumping markets

calvin

I have been in <abbr title="New York">NY</abbr> for a year now trying to transition to <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>. It's been very difficult to say the least, and I was offered a job at a boutique in Florida. I grew up in <abbr...

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0stupid not to apply to CONSULTING?

ananano32

Like everyone here, I want to work in ibanking for a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">bulge bracket</a></span> firm. I'm trying to get an <span class='keyword_link'><a...

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0Dating a guy who looks like Vince Vaughn

aadpepsi

My friends are not paying attention. I keep saying I've had it up to HERE with men, don't want to meet anyone new, I want to be single FOREVER. Friends aren't buying it... So a girlfriend wants to set me up with what is supposed to be "The Perfect Man". By his...

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0Lehman's Global Principal Strategies Division

tdctka

Anyone familiar with Lehman's Global Principal Strategies division? Any feedback on the division would be helpful, especially their distressed and event driven group.

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0JPM LA & SF

pandaexp

Anyone have <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase">information about <abbr title="JP Morgan">JPM</abbr></a></span> L.A & SF? Culture, Deal flow, product/industry groups? Thanks

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0Salary Class of '08

felipz24

What do you think "street salary" is for analyst class of '08?

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0Odd Hypothetical Questions

tropos

Someone forwarded these hypothetical questions to me. Now I am blessing ibo.com with their presence. Have fun! 1. Let us assume a fully grown, completely healthy Clydesdale horse has his hooves shackled to the ground while his head is held in place with thick rope. He is conscious and...

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0Which bank has the strongest Automotive group?

jamesrhino

Please recommend - how are deal flows in the automotive sector? Will the office be in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> or Chicago? Thanks!

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0Which IBD Analyst Class is Full Already?

goldson

I heard Lehman is completely full and heard a rumor about <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan">JP</abbr> Morgan as well</a></span>. Anyone hear about any other banks being...

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0Middle office to front office?

greenbullets

Any comments?

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0Houlihan Restructuring or Bear Stearns Tech? Decision-making help appreciated.

SBanker

As a first job out of college, which of the following would you recommend? Please keep in mind I summered at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...

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0Bring a resume

milkman84

I signed up for a Lehman presentation at my school geared towards freshmen-juniors about jobs in their <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking...

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0Pre-Interview Reception

eyedea

I've been invited to a pre-interview dinner at a place near campus with all candidates that will be interviewing. The dinner is the night before interviews. What would be the appropriate dress code for this event? Would business casual do or should I play it safe and go formal? Any feedback...

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0Plainfield Asset Management

Sports684

Can someone pls tell me if you know anything about this fund. They are a 2 year old fund with about $4 billion in Greenwich.

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0UK Tax Brackets

IBGuy

Could someone, please, enlighten me on what the personal income tax bracket in the UK are and how bonuses are taxed? Thanks!

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0Important Career Decision - Feedback Kindly Requested

g8rluv

I have a full-time offer for when I graduate (as an undergrad) from a top firm in the <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> group. I am trying to decide whether to accept the offer or join a hedge fund. Hedge Firms I am considering include Forester Capital, <span...

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0Important Career Decision - Appreciate your Feedback

g8rluv

I have a full-time offer for when I graduate from a top firm in the <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> group. I am trying to decide whether to accept the offer or join a hedge fund. Hedge Funds I am considering include Forester Capital, <span...

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0Is a second year global markets analyst with Merrill Lynch possible?

Shadow Rider

I'm currently in my second year with Queen's Commerce, just wondering whether <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bank-of-america-merrill-lynch">banks like Merrill</a></span> Lynch will hire second years for summer internships either...

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0To UK candidates

Disjoint

Good luck applying! Our deadlines are coming soon. I'll be flooding the City with my CV in the next couple of weeks. Hope you all get the interviews you want!

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0Wachovia Investment Banking Superday?!?!?!

goldson

Anyone been through this yet? I have this coming up and was just curious who has been through it and who can tell me about what it was like?

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0best person to get a reco from

useruser2

Hi all, Former or current managers? Also, how important are the recos relative to essays and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/gmat-pill-promo-code-333-off-gmat-prep-discount">your GMAT score</a></span>? useruser2

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0ok to approach multiple alums? How?

bigbilly2312

Just wondering what's the proper thing to do in this case. Let's say <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs" target="_blank">Goldman Sachs dosnt have</a></span> a campus resume <span...

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0JP Morgan Asset Management Salary Question

xradio

Hi, I was recently offered a job at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-asset-management-AM"><abbr title="JP Morgan">JP</abbr> Morgan Asset Management</a></span>. It's their fresh out of college...

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0Online Applications - Recent Industry Developments

jmccann

Hi, I'm applying for an operations <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/barclays-capital">position at Barclays</a></span> Capital - I've encountered a bit of a problem on the online application form. One of the three competency...

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0Future earnings for US banks

ap

It <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/ubs-ag">looks like UBS</a></span>, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bank-of-america-merrill-lynch">Merrill</a></span>, and the likes took large hits...

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0Lost Analyst.

searching

Guys, I am going to be joining as an analyst at small bank not in US. The bank has no training program and I am coming from consulting background. I have some idea about <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr> and IPO’s and all the jazz. I am...

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0Goals

tbroker

Being around this board for a little bit of time it is obvious that everyone here wants to get into <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>, but what are your goals after the program is over? Is it about a future job or the cash flow? Do you want to work all your...

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0Exel dcf

bmwhype

can someone look over my simplified dcf file? i think the discounted TV is wrong. http://www.megaupload.com/?d=5GCPXYMX

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0Points - what's going on here?

John Mack

Just posted a reply to another thread then decided to edit (add to) my response. When I reposted, I got the following message. User iTanker earned 1 banana points! Total now is 45 points. User John Mack lost 1 banana points! Total now is 82 points. Who is iTanker and why is he stealing...

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0Repairing an average college GPA in NYC for business school application

UpperEastSide82

Hello, Over the next year, I am looking to take 2-3 basic business classes (accounting/finance probably) here at a college/school in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> where I can earn a grade. I want to be able to point to these grades - which will be A's! -...

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0worth it to apply to both SEO and to bank?

johntam

Is it a smart idea to apply to both SEO and directly to banks recruiting on campus? Will that do me any harm? Thanks!

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