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Commerzbank AG - Salary & Bonus - Mergers and Acquisitions-
0Big 4 TAS to Investment Banking

Anthony-John

I spent 2 years in audit at a Big 4 and transferred internally to their transactions advisory services group (TAS). Like everyone else here, my end goal is to work in banking. I've started reaching out to alumni from my school although I went to a non-target undergrad. Some recruiters...

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+1Sovereign Bond Intern

AM - UK

Hi all, I have an interview coming up for a sovereign + supranational + covered research internship. I've learned about corporate fixed income during a MSc Finance so I have my duration, YTM, convexity etc down ok. One thing I totally lack is macroecon, but I have not mentioned any macro...

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+1Top TMT Groups in Chicago/NYC?

w s

Only interested in prestigious firms with solid <abbr title="technology, media, telecom">TMT</abbr> groups in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr>/Chi. Would prefer groups that originate deals.

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CIBC World Markets - Salary & Bonus - Investment Banking-
+8How do you know if a less well-known fund is good?

Big_Muffin

There's a big tendency on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> to gravitate towards the most visible, well-branded and prestigious opportunities. Everyone knows about the big guys. How do you all go about diligencing opportunities at less well-known funds,...

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+1LBS Master of Financial Analysis Interview

HA101

I have received an interview invite. I was wondering if there is anyone who can share their insights about the interview process. What kind of questions should expect? are there any situational/behavioral based questions? Do they reject a lot of people at the interview stage?

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+28Becoming a Principal

futureREmogul

For many of us who are still younger on this page, it is an intended goal to become a principal. As I think it would be very helpful, for those who are principals (on the younger side): * How did you get to where you are now? * What route did you take career-wise? * What obstacles did...

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Moodys Analytics - Review - Investment Banking-
Moodys Analytics - Salary & Bonus - Investment Banking-
McKinsey and Co - Salary & Bonus - Generalist-
+6RBC a BB now? Thoughts!

mxzbcmzxyck

<abbr title="Royal Bank of Canada">RBC</abbr> advised BB&T on its merger with SunTrust. It's obviously a huge deal for the bank. Is it a <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> now or on a good track becoming one?

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BNY Mellon - Review - Real Estate-
BNY Mellon - Salary & Bonus - Real Estate-
Barclays Capital - Salary & Bonus - Equity Research-
+2Profile Review & questions: Deferred enrollment programs (2+2, etc)

kindheartedconsultant

I came across this page and I'd like some advice. I specifically would like to know any blind spots I'll have applying to a deferred enrollment <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> with a Life Science background. I'm incoming at...

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Deloitte - Review - Risk-
Deloitte - Salary & Bonus - Risk-
Hammond Hanlon Camp - Salary & Bonus - Investment Banking-
+3How much does non-prestigious undergrad matter if everything else is good?

mhemauer

I'm currently a senior at a (barely) top 100 undergrad. I fortunately managed to land a <abbr title="full time">FT</abbr> job at a top <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> and will...

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Jane Street Capital - Salary & Bonus - Quantitative Research-
+76Eight Habits of Top Bucket IBD Summers

TorontoMonkey1328

When I was starting out in finance a while back, <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> was an amazing resource and really helped me so I thought I'd give back. This is my first real post on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> and I...

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0Losing weight - 7 weeks to do it.

DSKisNOTGUILTY

I was going through some personal issues in the last couple of months and really got lazy with working out and hitting the gym. My brother is getting married in about 8 weeks time and I really want to drop some of the weight I picked up since like May (I know). What would you recommend to...

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Schroders - Review - Investment Research-
Schroders - Salary & Bonus - Investment Research-
Boston Consulting Group (BCG) - Interview - Generalist-
Brown Gibbons Lang and Company - Salary & Bonus - Mergers and Acquisitions-
+1Best route to distressed HF/ special sits fund?

lakebeachadvisors

Obvious way is to do <abbr title="Restructuring">RX</abbr> at a bank, but at this point it's too late. I got a couple interviews and a superday at good places, but didn't make it in. Now at this point, I think I have roughly 3-4 options that I have a realistic...

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+2Oxford MFE vs MIT MFin for MBB

anonymous9191

I know neither degree is exactly relevant for <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr>, but I was accepted to both (Scholarship too) and long-term interest is <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr> consulting. Assuming I will choose...

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RBC Capital Markets - Salary & Bonus - Equity Research-
+10Confused about my career...

limitless33

Hey Everyone.. I have finally joined <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> after years of lurking... hoping some of you can help put me in the right direction. I started my career different. I saw so many friends go to university and graduate with a finance degree...

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RBC Capital Markets - Review - Consumer - Retail-
+1From discretionary macro research to quant

Brightcake

So i've had about a year of work experience in a <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> strategy research role (not quant - think FX/rates strategy) and throughout my time there I found myself becoming more and more interested in the quant side of things, I really...

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+1IB Elite Boutique Intern vs PE Intern

Sekoya

Dear <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr>, I have the following offers and would like some advice in deciding between them. I am doing one more internship before joining an <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr> (right afterwards)....

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+3Computer Science is useless for BB S&T

crucifix.

There is a lot of wrong information on this board - most likely posted by ignorant high school / undergrad students who clearly don't know jack. One piece of wrong information that keeps popping up is that computer science is massively helpful for sales and trading (S&T) at a <abbr...

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+1Is a masters of economics a good combination for Finance?

Redturled

Just finishing up my finance degree and I decided I want to further my education. I enjoyed most of my econ classes so I was wondering if pursuing a masters in economics would be valuable or useful in my career. Anyone with both finance and economics degrees would you say it was worth it?

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+1OKR as management tool?

littlepigmm

hi, just curious how the quarterly / annual review works @ your fund? Strictly based on stock performance or something more vague and less quantitative? Do you think OKR is applicable to this industry?

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+1Non-recourse securitized receivables

Tony's Brother Michael

If you're adjusting debt for a company and they have a securitized A/R facility that is non-recourse to the borrower, this implies that the investors are responsible for losses on bad debt/non-collection, right? In this case, would you exclude the A/R facility from debt since the company...

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Liberty Mutual Insurance - Review - N/A-
Liberty Mutual Insurance - Salary & Bonus - N/A-
+1RFP Retail Multi-Tenant Ground Up Model

Datalayers

Hi Everyone, I work for a PE firm in Austin that is active in the hospitality, self storage and MF space. I need assistance in modeling a small retail development in a tertiary market outside of Dallas. Here is a previous project I worked on but lost the land before I could bring the deal...

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+2Banks with the BEST hours

eggplantpower

I currently work for a 2nd tier boutique (think <a href=”//www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/sagent-advisors”>Sagent</a>, <a href=”//www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/lincoln-international”>Lincoln</a>, <a...

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+1Sam Zell's fund EGI

Little Sheep

Anyone come across this fund in a process or know what it's like to work there? EGI is the name of the fund.

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+2Switching Office Locations

Chiwhomst456

I have currently been working in <abbr title="equity research">ER</abbr> around a year now in Chicago. Things have been going well but my fiancé just got a big job offer in New York. I am hoping I can ask my senior analyst,l if I can just work out of the New York office,...

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Flow Traders - Interview - N/A-
Credit Suisse - Review - Investment Banking-
PNC Financial Services - Interview - Corporate Banking-
Credit Suisse - Salary & Bonus - Investment Banking-
UniCredit - Review - Investment Banking-
+1Free series 66 TC book

jhuber87

I'm the dumbass that used STC to pass the 66 and I failed – like I said I'm a dumbass. I bought the TC program... $400 later I passed it. $400 they can suck it. I'll give my book to someone if they pay for shipping.

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UniCredit - Salary & Bonus - Investment Banking-
+1Kryptowährungen

RichardMo

Hallo! Ich mag die Welt der Kryptowährung und suche hier nach Gleichgesinnten! Gibt es so etwas?))) Um Sie zu interessieren, teile ich Ihnen zunächst einen interessanten Artikel Das geheimnis der Dogecoin popularität...

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+11Is there a future for non-quant hedge funds?

3x0.25

I'm a banking analyst and I did an internship in <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> and I liked it but I think there's more opportunity in the public markets and I want to have autonomy (and high earning potential) earlier in my career than post-MBA <abbr...

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+4Associate at a CLO Fund moving to Direct Lending

getmetotheeastcoast

First-time poster here. I an Associate at a small CLO fund (~$2bln in AUM) and my job responsibilities include screening new credit investment opportunities in the primary and secondary broadly syndicated leverage loan markets (non-investment grade), as well as managing my current portfolio of...

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+1Will a Summer Analyst position for S&T at a BB in NYC help me get recruited for S&T at a BB in London

gonline47

I've secured an <abbr title="Sales and Trading">S&T</abbr> role at a <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr>, but when I was applying last year, I was flirting with the prospect of...

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+1Does Centerview hire MBAs? Also, how does one land a pre-mba IB internship?

rawdoge

Two things: 1. Does anyone know if Centerview hires MBAs? I am considering <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> for my post B-school career and would like to be a lifetime banker. They invest in their employees with that intention, so it makes sense for me to want to...

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0Anything incoming freshmen should be doing?

mangolaugh17

Will be a freshman at a target this fall. Have no banking or finance experience; how should I go about finding an internship for this summer? I see kids on Linkedin with <abbr title="Bank of America Merrill Lynch">BAML</abbr> internships right before their sophomore year...

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+2JPM S&T Placement Day

ST Intern

To anyone who has gone through the <abbr title="JP Morgan">JPM</abbr> Markets/<abbr title="Sales and Trading">S&T</abbr> summer placement, I would love to hear any thoughts or best practices going into it. Since the program is non-rotational, I...

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+1Strongest MBB in Consumer Goods?

SamuelG

Hello everyone, Does anyone have know which is the strongest consulting firm in consumer goods among MBB?

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+1Future of TWTR?

IBERST

After reading some replies to iBankedUp's recent post, I'm curious... What do you think the future of Twitter is? Strategic buyout? (and who?) Sponsor buyout? Management turns it around? Bankruptcy? Festers at a low price until the end of time? I have always seen Facebook...

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+1Summer 2019 Summer Analyst Outlook

Tego987

With seemingly so much uncertainty as to where the market is going, one day the next bull market is starting while the next day people make it sound like '08 all over again, what do you guys think about joining a top <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> <abbr...

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+1Italian Suits

emoney

Where is a great place to get an Italian suit in Milan without paying crazy money. Looking for something unique but still good

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+4Black Suits for Women?

Diamandis

I think it goes without saying that wearing black suits to the office is a no-go for men, but what about women, especially for interviews? I've noticed from my on-campus recruiting events that men are generally wearing navy or charcoal suits, but it is not uncommon for the women to be...

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+4Peaky Blinders Haircut

Yung Metro

So I'm thinking of trying out a new haircut, but I'm not sure if its unprofessional or not. Don't want it to effect any internship prospects. Was thinking about getting the same haircut as Tommy in the Netflix show Peaky Blinders. What do you guys think?

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+1Wool Dress Pants around $100

itsWildOutHere

I'm familiar with J,Crew, Banana, Bonobos, and Land's End. Are there any other go to options that I am missing in this price range?

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+18What wallet do you use?

Fetty VWAP

Title says it all. Of course, this isn't a watch, pair of shoes, or tie; likely nobody will recognize or care what wallet you have, but it's something you touch every day and should last a while, so it's nice to have a nice one. What brand? How long have you had it? Is it...

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+3Bespoke Suits in NYC

Streetsweeper86

Just looking for suggestions for anyone's go to for custom/bespoke suits. Looking to stay somewhere under $1,000 per suit if possible. Anyone have a great suggestion in NYC? Thank you.

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+1How hard is the move from BB to Boutique for S&T

gonline47

I secured a summer analyst role at a <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> for <abbr title="Sales and Trading">S&T</abbr>, but am flirting with the prospect of joining a boutique full-time, particularly those with prop trading. I currently attend...

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch - Review - Private Wealth Management-
Bank of America Merrill Lynch - Salary & Bonus - Private Wealth Management-
+8Employer asks you if you’re interviewing elsewhere

Pocket_Rockets

What should one do if their employer point blank asks them if they are interviewing? Sometimes it’s easy for an employer to get suspicious by a couple untimely doctors appointments and such. Did anyone encounter this before? Is it considered distasteful to flat out lie?

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+3Why does ROIC use EBIT as numerator, while ROE and ROA use Net Income?

QuestionsNeedAnswers

I'm reading Rosenbaum, and they note that ROIC uses a pre-interest earnings numerator while ROE and ROA use an earnings metric net of interest expense. Why is this? The book didn't really explain the reasoning behind this.

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+1Selling Series 79 Materials

funding.secured

Selling Knopman Marks Series 79 book, class notes, and practice tests. DM for details and can ship anywhere or local pickup in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr>

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+1New Series 79

TBD91

Has anybody taken the new series 79? I am two weeks into studying only to find out the exam is completely different now. I am scheduled to take it in a little over a week. Anybody have any clue how different / difficult this exam is compared to the older version? I saw the number of questions...

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+1New FINRA series 2018/2019

Watson0102

Hi all, It seems that new <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> hires will have to pass a different version of the series (79 + SIE) and not the series 7 anymore. Does anybody know something about that? Has it become easier or more difficult? Any insight...

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+3 Series 79 advice

Jack.ellis5

Anyone have any advice on series 79? Taking it Friday and studied with knopman marks. Wanted to see if any of you had advice

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Citigroup - Review - Generalist-
Citigroup - Salary & Bonus - Generalist-
Wells Fargo and Company - Salary & Bonus - Investment Banking-
0Financial Sales Manager

WallStreetOasis.com

<p><em>Do you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to maximize your selling abilities and grow as a sales professional?</em> <em>Do you wish you could help people plan their financial future while also building a great...

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0Financial Sales Manager

WallStreetOasis.com

<p><em>Do you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to maximize your selling abilities and grow as a sales professional?</em> <em>Do you wish you could help people plan their financial future while also building a great...

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0Independent Insurance Broker

WallStreetOasis.com

<div class="wpb_text_column wpb_content_element "> <div class="wpb_wrapper"> <p><strong>Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual)</strong> helps you keep your clients covered by offering a range of high-quality insurance products...

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0Financial Sales Representative

WallStreetOasis.com

<p><em>Do you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to maximize your selling abilities and grow as a sales professional?</em> <em>Do you wish you could help people plan their financial future while also building a great...

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0Financial Sales Representative

WallStreetOasis.com

<p><em>Do you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to maximize your selling abilities and grow as a sales professional?</em> <em>Do you wish you could help people plan their financial future while also building a great...

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0Financial Sales Manager

WallStreetOasis.com

<p><em>Do you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to maximize your selling abilities and grow as a sales professional?</em> <em>Do you wish you could help people plan their financial future while also building a great...

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0Financial Sales Manager

WallStreetOasis.com

<p><em>Do you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to maximize your selling abilities and grow as a sales professional?</em> <em>Do you wish you could help people plan their financial future while also building a great...

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0Financial Sales Manager

WallStreetOasis.com

<p><em>Do you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to maximize your selling abilities and grow as a sales professional?</em> <em>Do you wish you could help people plan their financial future while also building a great...

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0Financial Sales Manager

WallStreetOasis.com

<p><em>Do you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to maximize your selling abilities and grow as a sales professional?</em> <em>Do you wish you could help people plan their financial future while also building a great...

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0Financial Sales Representative

WallStreetOasis.com

<p><em>Do you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to maximize your selling abilities and grow as a sales professional?</em> <em>Do you wish you could help people plan their financial future while also building a great...

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0Financial Sales Manager

WallStreetOasis.com

<p><em>Do you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to maximize your selling abilities and grow as a sales professional?</em> <em>Do you wish you could help people plan their financial future while also building a great...

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0Financial Sales Representative

WallStreetOasis.com

<p><em>Do you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to maximize your selling abilities and grow as a sales professional?</em> <em>Do you wish you could help people plan their financial future while also building a great...

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0Financial Sales Manager

WallStreetOasis.com

<p><em>Do you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to maximize your selling abilities and grow as a sales professional?</em> <em>Do you wish you could help people plan their financial future while also building a great...

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0Financial Sales Representative

WallStreetOasis.com

<p><em>Do you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to maximize your selling abilities and grow as a sales professional?</em> <em>Do you wish you could help people plan their financial future while also building a great...

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+3JP Morgan Global Finance & Business Management Intern vs Goldman Ops

Thelostmonkey

Happy Friday everyone!, Hope you are all excited about the weekend. I have received two offers so far from both <abbr title="JP Morgan">JP</abbr> and <abbr title="Goldman Sachs">GS</abbr> as the title indicates. I was wondering if anyone can give me...

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch - Review - Prime Brokerage-
+3CA Ventures (Chi)

Mandelbaum_Mandelbaum

Hello all- Does anyone have any insight into the Chicago-based REPE firm CA Ventures? Culture, comp, growth opps, etc. Seems like they have grown a ton over the last couple years and are big in SH. Any insight at all would be appreciated!

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+1Financial modeling self study courses

dogsarebetterthancats

Was wondering if someone could suggest to me the best financial modeling self study course they’ve used. Some older threads on this, but was hoping to get an update. Mostly interested in the 3 statement projections. An intense cashflow modeling would be beneifical as well. I’m in a...

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+1Graduating earlier than planned, when can I start applying for IB?

no1cap

Managed to get a part-time <abbr title="equity research">ER</abbr> internship at a <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> from a non target in the area. They don't really hire fulltimers from the fall/spring internship (mostly from summer)....

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch - Salary & Bonus - Prime Brokerage-
0CRE Internship Interview

finance0115

Hi everyone. I'm a sophomore finance major and I'm currently interviewing at one of the largest privately owned <abbr title="commercial real estate">CRE</abbr> firms for an intern position. Competing for these spots against Juniors/Seniors seems like the largest...

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