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I picked up one of my juniors a few years back from Lazard. not very but it'll make things alottttttttttt easier. How can you possibly know so many of the "misconceptions" with only a year and a half experience? Also, what about law degrees? I just set the Guinness World Record for longest distance swim in the ocean on a single breath. Edit: see ray on tiers: So now I'm a second-year analyst at BB. Which teams were involved? when it was some hr lady asking me about balance sheets and what the s&p was at i almost never got the next round. I can try to find the news articles to back that up, if you want. Business management consulting companies like Bain and McKinsey are big into hiring people with PhD's in hard sciences (e.g. I know I don't have a quant bent of mind, and really didn't like a lot of the BS I had to throw together on some occasions but...hmm. they just want raw brainpower from someone who they won't hate being around for 80 hrs a week, [–]rae1988 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (7 children), [–]parlor_tricks 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (6 children). He was out within a year- said that management was the worst he'd ever seen in 35+ years of working in the industry. Are you fattening up your 401k and Roth Ira? One upside is that HR people generally aren't too competitive. Half that for me in commissions taxed at 52% after SS and all. A friend who works on wall st told me theres only 2 types of people that work on wall st. Today I went ass out guys. Retail Horror Stories Flying Gaming Console. On top of that it's curved. I've been a serial entrepreneur, technology investor at Y Combinator and now my new fund Goat Capital. I notice a lot of folks in this sub wanting to break into IB, undergraduates and seasoned professionals alike. Well test taking in India is quite different than here in the states-- cheating and collaborative work on exams is the norm over there. edit: as for it being competitive, it is. Send all complaints to epsy. being hired based mostly on who you know. never heard of it but wouldn't surprise me. I only ask b/c from my limited understanding (undergrad acct/fin) it seems like a no-brainer for it to be in place. Do you think the bankers will be able to defend themselves when the masses inevitably rise up? [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (5 children), [–]NYBANKERn00b[S] 8 points9 points10 points 8 years ago (4 children), I personally think Obama is underrated. especially with older wealthier friends and the odd family money guy who pay for the really expensive shit. These guys take orders and actually get them traded. Someone has to pay for those bridges, I theoretically know who they are and know the best capital structure so that that bridge project will make sense economically. Best investment app for banking features: Stash Like Acorns, Stash is one of the best investing apps for beginners. Sad-I feel the industry would be much better off if this weren't true... [–]NYBANKERn00b[S] 2 points3 points4 points 8 years ago (0 children). Of course, I'm still irrationally uncomfortable and nervous whenever I see a red blinking light (Blackberry email) but other than that, all I remember now are the fun times. His spelling is WAY worse than yours and he's in his mid-fifties. Im asking because thats my major and I was told its always in demand because there's an hr department in every organization or almost, [–]kevstev 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (2 children). You can make a killing if you can get your foot in the door at the right place and be personable enough that you can get along with a sales/trader jock/bro for 40 hrs a week. i don't have actual problems, i'm lucky and i'll try to remember these days when i do have real problems (health, family, money...), Something uncommon that plays a central role in your life, or, Proof should be included in the text of the post when you start your AMA. it doesn't seem real at times. I'm not trading derivatives or front running clients or any complex shit so it's not in my best interest to fuck anyone over. I'm also an engineer, trained in one of the mid-level engineering schools in the US, I've got half your experience, and make $75k USD per year. I think they'll have to bring it back. Think of institutional guys as the asian genus from high school or the smart jock who has to work 70-100 hr weeks to brink in just over 100k so they can either go to a top 10 b-school after 2 years or switch over to the buy side (fund mgmt, private equity, ect...) where the hours are better and the pay is the same so they can eventually do their own thing or have a job with more stability, [–]Marylandman101 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (3 children), [–]NYBANKERn00b[S] 6 points7 points8 points 8 years ago (2 children), ya i guess I didn't, not even close actually. I mean, are there even envelope pushers anymore? [–]IguanaBob26 4 points5 points6 points 8 years ago (19 children). The thing is though, I’m having doubts about choosing finance because all I see on Reddit is people bashing finance and recommending accounting instead, and that unless you’re from a target school on the track to investment banking, you’ll struggle to find a true finance oriented job and probably end up in a sleazy sales position. Studied finance as a way to protect myself with money when things go to shit. You can check the following - IIT-JEE, CAT(for management) are hard core. To intern at an investment bank these days is to drink the corporate Kool-Aid. figuratively: you either work at a fund or a good botique or bb investment bank and make enough that you don't give a shit what your address is for the most part because your firm has a good name, [–]Polite_Werewolf 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (1 child). Would getting a masters in statistics or mathematical finance help with breaking into the industry? Got greedy and lost it all. Thanks for the input. I'm studying for my CFA too actually. In the Internet age, stories of “real life” horror abound. [–]NYBANKERn00b[S] 1 point2 points3 points 8 years ago (3 children), [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago* (2 children). One intern who spent last summer at a New York investment bank … so which major do you think has more job opportunities in nyc hr management or finance? from what I've experiences, hiring practices, [–]StaffSgtDignam 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (17 children). Lisa Du Jun 20, 2012, 11:39 PM ... and asked them to share their best stories about their worst bosses. you will kill yourself if you want a 3.9. When a fund has say 100M (small-mid size ammount) to invest and you take 5% as a IB fee it adds up to be very profitable. Err do note, that the CFA exam itself isn't a cakewalk. it just makes you stand out against the 300 other resumes. FINRA is a bitch to have a membership in because they can do whatever they want and you are guilty until proven innocent. Would you ever consider going into developmental economics or public policy after you "retire"? No Personal Finance, Homework, Personal blogs, or Career-related posts. Some groups are doing well, but when they want to expand, they are increasingly being told they can get an extra head for their group, but it has to be in a low cost area like india, china, or eastern europe. [–]jharl 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (2 children). Those managers can't all invest in the same good ideas (see:diversification) so they need people who bring them good ideas (investment bankers) becuase the fund managers don't have the resources to vet every idea to see if its gonna help their bottom line. i'd rather hang with the yuppie girls who you can shoot the shit with on a sunday funday than the girls who think they're living sex and the city and wanna do fuckign brunch when im hung over as shit. [–]NYBANKERn00b[S] 7 points8 points9 points 8 years ago (3 children), trying to work and do this. business is slow right now which is why i can post all this. For others wondering, it is a full-day, on-site interview. From what I've seen its mostly women. if you are certain IB is what you wanna do then try to leverage your family or friend relationships so you can get somethign that shows an interest in finance. I'm the type that came from the 1st batch. Well uhh... there is that Lazard intern who hated her job and switched to porn. I had to look up what superday meant. leave at 430-5 is. 20 Short Horror Stories From Reddit That Are Way Better Than Most Horror Movies You’ve Ever Watched ... Keith made up a story about where … He showed me a letter he'd written to several members of the board detailing his concerns (after he had left). RIM - Is this a stock that is going to keep climbing back up, or is it a lost cause? Wall st Oasis may be a good resource for you. [–]branlmo 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (22 children), [–]NYBANKERn00b[S] 8 points9 points10 points 8 years ago* (21 children), Slow year, around 100,000. What are you doing now if you don't mind my asking? yes. I know of a few of these stories- one guy I know started driving a red bull truck, another guy I met when buying some used furniture off craigslist- he had been laid off by the firm I was working at in the late 90s, and hadn't had real work since, this was in 2006. AMA! Also, how thick of a skin and/or how "alpha" does one have to be to survive everyday interactions with employers? The OP seems to be capable of cranking out his pitch books and models with ease - this is not necessarily true of everyone. Not to mention another round of graduates being dumped on an already saturated job market in the industry. When I think of my worst investment mistakes, two stories stick out in my mind. (I have a thick skin, but i'm not a cut throat, fraternity / football player). ... you're an ibanker. and how much would a killing be? That's good. I swear i replied to this, looks like it didn't post. I'd rise up with you guys. [–]NYBANKERn00b[S] 4 points5 points6 points 8 years ago (9 children). It doesn't change the top tier college exams though, the IITs for example, have a brutal exam, getting to the top is not possible with cheating. you always need accountants, and from what I understand, accountants jobs are hard to automate or outsource. 8 Horror Stories Of Evil Bosses On Wall Street. ny disability I was at a BB in Ny and I thought his life sucked. err, like 30 ish. This is LITERALLY the most interesting thread posted this minute. Literally. In the most simple sense we connect those who need money with those who have money and do so in a way that the company gets funded in a way they can afford so they can use it to make more money and the investor gets a security that helps them make money in a way that makes sense for their goals, [–]rae1988 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (14 children). Totally agree about his tax rate, don't know what the fuck is going on there. Even at the entry level, investment bank employees are overwhelmingly men, according to a report by Vettery, a start-up recruiting firm. Is bottles and models true or just what people wish it was? My dad's friend has an mba in finance from columbia university. Hi, I’m Martyn Clark, CEO of Gadfly, a consultancy that works with directors of large corporations, and author of LOVE INCORPORATED, a book about how we need to radically rethink how business is done. If there was a zombie outbreak, what would be your zombie plan? make money-> see the world and start a family and a business-> be a politician, [–]sahba 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (0 children). Lazard was a client of mine and their incompetence goes further than just their mis-management of their employees but also their contracts. Overall, the quaint misconceptions veil what disgusting occurences take place on "Wallstreet" and in Washington. Also, have you built a safe room yet for this eventuality? Supreme hierarchical structure within the firms. Anyone brave enough to plumb the depths of Reddit can find endless testimonials of creepy and outright terrifying events that have seemingly befallen everyone to ever use the Web. pretty good - how come the AMA? Cheaper, funner, sense of community, good sports teams, don't have to be Asian or a super try-hard... eighhh i found my group of friends, and nyc was fun as shit for 4 years with no responsibilities. AMA. Perhaps one day I’ll start an adult industry-centered venture capital fund. I want to take the money I earn here and start a business doing something I love. Now multply this by 10,20,100 clients at big banks with deals that can be billions of dollars with teams that don't need to be huge without the need for high fixed costs you end up getting very smart people who get very good and finding those companies even if the lifestyle sucks. /tongue in cheek. im considering a master's in one of them. Can you explain to why you are taxed at 52%? After nine years of writing, I am a self-published author of six books about the Halloween Knights, an urban fantasy origin story about a paranormal rock band sensation, beginning on November 1st, and concluding on October 31st, and I want to give you my eBooks for free. Also I've been known to be more aggro on adderall (which historically, is always used to acquire an intense focus on drinking). This was coupled with lots of teeth gnashing and focus on improving test scores in the states. Where Stash stands out is its account options: For a … I dont see me being a glorfied middle man forever, [–]surfnj101 0 points1 point2 points 7 years ago (1 child). the smarter the better. He's a kid and will probably be gone in another year, why would they be giving him stock? All questions go in Monday Morning catch-all threads. A few years ago, a certain MD calls his entire team together at Friday afternoon at 3, and spends the next 2-3 hours rambling off random things off the top of his head. It is clear that they do pull through, obviously, given as you say their position on the league tables. (typed from phone), [–]penfouky 1 point2 points3 points 8 years ago (3 children). There really aren'tt that many prestigious places left with actually wall st addresses. Its not that hard to climb the ladder if you work reasonably hard. I've run the numbers. Even in good times, people are always looking to see if they can cut you. [–]spitfire9107 2 points3 points4 points 8 years ago (8 children), I have a similar example. [–]davidrab 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (0 children). EDIT: Also, why the heck do they not change things when this is happening? What are your feelings on further regulation of Wall Street? And the actuarial exams use real mathematics (multivariable calculus, probability, statistics, combinatorics), not simple arithmetic. To justify their own bloated budgets and hierarchies. He's also the former Democratic Governor of NJ, CEO of Goldman, and major political contributor. AMA! Here's what I'm confused about. Thats why the averge American student is wayy more qualified than the average Indian student. Prior to this he helped institute legislation (Sarbanes Oxley) to keep something like that from ever happening. Heard this story today. Most people watch porn and buy sex products no matter the economic climate. From what I've experiences, hiring practices. the best professors were the old school ones that have been around the block and want to give back and know its more important to teach to students and be understanding than to teach at the b-school for the feather in their cap. once you have clients you can call your own shots. Cheating won't get you anywhere either because passing is contingent on work experience. hr may have more job security despite the lower pay, [–]spitfire9107 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (3 children), what do you think of human resources management its more in demand than finance right? CNN Money got one of the all-time greatest credit horror stories when it found Toni Riss of Texas and her First Premier card's 79.9% interest rate. AMA, http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/13xybd/ive_been_an_investment_banker_working_literally/c78e5xi. Genuinely Curious, Why Investment Banking? Others were relocated to mid-office/bad teams without being told in advance. Marketing is such a broad major, its hard to say what the demand is- there is demand for smart people in that field. A team I used to work for hired a Director who had worked for them. you are overdoing the voice, op. To the point where i banks would hire lacrosse players and put them behind a desk somewhere just to have them on the company team. Hi Reddit! Great recruiting opportunities if you can get by the stigma that stern kids aren't known for their personality. dont get me wrong its gratifying to close a deal and get paid as well but there a different kind of satisfaction in building something. [–]NeverNudeDumplingCo 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (2 children). I think it'd be great to split up the big institutions so all that money tied up in regulatory capital could be poured into the market creating a marketing more willing to invest in risk. [–]Wbankerthrowaway 3 points4 points5 points 8 years ago (3 children). If you guys have any good horror stories from playing the stocks, please share. It's incredibly expensive to take as well. when a deal is live i'll be in at 830-9 and leave at 10 or 11. im at a small place so its a bit different than the big shops, [–]Icamequicly 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (1 child). Actual effective tax rate would be a decent bit lower. There is an HR department everywhere sure, but remember you are always considered an overhead cost. I really learnt everything via trial through deadline and otj. cheeper to keep a client than find a new one, [–][deleted] -1 points0 points1 point 8 years ago (1 child), [–]Dancemanleo 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (6 children). Then they in a perfect world those very smart IBankers make good money, get out of the game in their 30's rich, spend time with their kids and have a very good idea how to run a business because they had to pick good businesses, [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (1 child). when i take a step back after a bad day and realize what i'm bitching about i feel like a dousch. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. IAmA: Simon Schofield, Deputy Director of the Human Security Centre and Editor of Encyclopedia Geopolitica here to discuss terrorism, weapons of mass destruction and geopolitical developments. you're an ibanker! if you do a good job and you make the firm moolah, mid 6 fig doesnt sound crazy to me, [–]Marylandman101 1 point2 points3 points 8 years ago (5 children), [–]NYBANKERn00b[S] 5 points6 points7 points 8 years ago (4 children), there are two main players, retail brokers and institutional brokers. if you get into the right algo fund i'd imagine you can make well north of 100k. nyu, very clicky and super asian. In addition, a broker/dealer provides research, advanced trading strategies, and tools, and employs a range of people from sales traders who interface with the customers, people who manage the client accounts, people who just onboard clients and ensure that they can get their orders to the firm, to the technology guys that manage connections to the exchanges, to the backoffice people who make sure that client's get printed statements and are charged appropriately. A lot of these changes are structural- hordes of jobs like clearing, settlement, and execution traders (the guys who just get told to trade 30k shares on behalf of a client), have been automated to the point where they just need a skeleton crew to handle the odd scenario that the automated systems can't handle. [–]Oba-mao 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (1 child). The future of the jobs in the industry are going to be tech focused and a lot of the postings I see want SQL/VBA/C++ or other programming experience, especially with the automation of trading. We're rich fucks (not true, just our bosses) trying to screw everyone else out of their money and wall street has no purpose. He has twenty years of experience as a financial manager. any tips for my friend who has a bachelors in finance from baruch. spelling isn't a job requirement, [–]Spartyon 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (2 children). I wonder, I worked 2 years in a fin services startup - basically did the same things as you without the pay check. [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 8 years ago (1 child), [–]NYBANKERn00b[S] 8 points9 points10 points 8 years ago (0 children), [–]ehs4290 1 point2 points3 points 8 years ago (1 child), [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 8 years ago (4 children). yeah i loved legos growing up (engineering or architecture)and im really good at marketing but i have some side business that me and my buddies are starting. [–]kevstev 2 points3 points4 points 8 years ago* (9 children). I swear I'm not trying to be condescending, but I'm an engineer, trained in one of the finest engineering schools in Europe, have more than twice your experience (time-wise) and am currently repairing bridges to help lift an African nation out of poverty - I'm making less than 30k dollars per year. The average pass rate for the CFA is around 30% at each level. [–]kzhs 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (0 children), http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120718315926985109.html. Yeah it really sounds that bad. what you say just doesn't make sense unless you're counting 401k or something as your withholdings/"tax". [–]spitfire9107 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (20 children). Biology to Investment Banking: How to Prepare for Interviews, Network, Spin Your Story Effectively, and Win Job Offers - and the Key Mistakes to Avoid. It's a funny, quick read about what your first year as an investment bank analyst is really like. [–]kace91 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (1 child), [–]OnaniMasterKurosawa 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (7 children). [–]NYBANKERn00b[S] 2 points3 points4 points 8 years ago (9 children). [–]NigerianHustler 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (1 child), [–]NYBANKERn00b[S] 5 points6 points7 points 8 years ago (0 children). if anything, you have a leg up because you have a quant background. [–]rae1988 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (5 children). An MD who I had known at the start of my career (but never actually worked for) moved across to Lazard when the [major British] bank he'd worked for downsized significantly. it took me two years of school just to understand what exactly and investment bank does so I thought i'd try to give people a better understanding so that when they see shit in the news they can draw conclusions based on fact. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. I've live in a college town and the adds are more popular, which I kind of understand since adderall does pretty much the same thing for MUCH cheaper. The Disney movie, Safety, was made based on my time as a Clemson football player. not gonna divulge here for regulatory reasons, not really, but i like the people and the money is decent. I consider the finance & business aspect as what I apply my tech knowledge to. and seriously, none of your income comes from capital gains? If I get bored of this job in 5-10 years, can I break into I banking, high frequency trading, venture capitalism or private equity? I don't want to steal the IAMA, but one thing people don't understand about modern investment banks is that they are really enormous conglomerates of separate businesses. Consider an asset-based strategy that can leverage the investment dollars in your portfolio and be tailored to your preferences. Reddit user LitlThisLitlThat's former neighbor never did any yard work. They ARE Edward Norton of fight club (outside of the visiting of accident sites, ahah). When I was in high school I worked in construction remodeling kitchens and the such and it was gratifying as fuck to see what I did in a day. Take home is more ~60k I have friends who popped 130 after bonus. I calculate that even if you were taxed every dollar at the highest rate(not taking into account the progressive nature of all 3 income taxes you pay) and included both halves of payroll tax as if you you were a contractor. Test prep for those exams starts 2-4 years in advance. We have a fund that we have a good relationship with that passes us deals from their international clients. Kinda cool talking to guys who could be my dad that run businesses, there's a lot to learn. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 9339 on r2-app-03241d7cbea327854 at 2021-01-06 12:47:38.785887+00:00 running 15b6a67 country code: US. Am I missing something? While working the counter, a man came in and tried to get a refund for a five-year-old gaming console. Now, normally I would write this off as a bad group somewhere- after all, we've all heard similar nightmare stories at some point. [–]NYBANKERn00b[S] 8 points9 points10 points 8 years ago (1 child), I'd rise up with you guys. Sadly i have a girl's name. He mentioned that out of his intake, less than half stayed more than a year (I'm assuming this was on the standard two year contract, but I'm happy to be corrected). Aren't you young at 24 to have an MBA? IamA manager of a Bitcoin/cryptocurrency hedge fund AMA! That's amazing. what are the risks of hiring someone who may not like it and jump ship in 3-6-9 months. I was interviewing for an ibanking position during the Fall my senior year of college (I attended a top university as well) at a major bank. try to get a feel for what you like. Its getting really hard to pass off shit deals these days without losing your licenses. ahh back in the glory days... [–]D3FSE 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (1 child). Not hiring sorry guy. Like I said, the MD I knew who moved over said the incompetence extended to the very top so I'm not sure if even MDs are to blame. A pigeon can still put a deposit on a Porsche... ya i came from a top 5 undergrad b-school and an athlete and it took me 8 months to find a job in 2011. when i came in in 07 i thoght i'd have an offer and a 5 figure signing bonus by febuary that year, [–]spitfire9107 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (1 child). Studied finance as a way to protect myself with money when things go to shit. Just got back from a meeting. I personally prefer the real thing. Or is a MBA the way to go (I think I'd find the curriculum dull though)? That's the dumbest thing I've ever heard. Unless you get a ms or mba or cfa it'll be difficult (not impossible) to apply your specif skill set to a position that would give you an advantage over other applicants. Can you compare the mindset of someone who works literally on Wall Street to someone who works figuratively on Wall Street? In all seriousness though do you ever have issues with the ethics of what you do? i'm only 17, don't think i'm an idiot for not knowing. You must be referring to the investment banking horror stories! i heard its really tough to get a job with finance on wall street. There are always niche firms that may need your specific expertise in the insurance or casualty field. AMA (self.IAmA). I'm currently learning all the programming languages you mentioned, so I feel I should be in good shape. not that I know of. i know some relationships in the banks, it works because the lifestyles are the same and most of the client facing people are good looking. If you can nail your CS major and show you have an interest in finance they'll teach you all the other shit. Did this in 2008 too, so it was FUN. [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (2 children), [–]NYBANKERn00b[S] 0 points1 point2 points 8 years ago (1 child). I was stupid for jumping from the prop to agency side, but was too young to know better, the area I am in sounds really sexy, and it is in reality pretty cool, but a stupid move nonetheless. Because most jobs after graduation require two years experience. I think accounting is just as competitive as finance because they're similar and in nyc I think most employers prefer someone with a cpa. There are many misconceptions and may things that are legit fucked up about the industry. A 3.0 from a middling school is not going to help you much. JD's i know of are usually in law firms we need so we get the contracts right and don't get sued if we make a mistake. [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 8 years ago (3 children). So I guess they're good with clients but just don't give a shit about their juniors? Apparently he never got an answer. even HBS required 2 years minimum. What are the job propsects like for someone from Stanford GSB, Harvard B-school, or Wharton b-school? if a deal goes well and a company is able to take their operations to the next level as a result of the money we helped them raise then yes. He'd moved to Paris for the final years of his career. Explanation and examples of this rule can be found here, See here for tips concerning proof and examples, See more on our comment removals policy here, I've been an investment banker working literally on Wall Street since I graduated 19 months ago. I'll do my best to answer your questions from what I know from my knowledge and friends at large firms and older colleagues of mine. Easily out doing any of the exams American students are exposed to. John Harper and Sean Nittner discussing AGON, A fast-paced tabletop roleplaying game of heroic adventure in a mythic world and the PARAGON system. Full package meaning networking, good interview, etc? How did you go so young? 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