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new to finance
I don't have Finance major background as a lot of others do. What would be the best course of action to learn more about finance industry and study accounting? Obviously taking courses through WST and trying to do some modelling practices on my own, but wanted to see if you could offer some other ad... Read More
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by W K.
added 5 years ago
Corporate Finance-specific modules
I about to interview for a Corporate Finance position at a multinational firm (S&P 500 and well-diversified so I've no idea which industry I might be assigned to). Which courses/modules are most suitable for me to prepare for such a role? Given I have already know the basics and theory of corporate ... Read More
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stock trading
Here's a question that was posed to us: "in my financial markets class, we have a mock trading competition going on, and whomever wins at the end of the semester (70 or so days) will get a 10% increase in total points for the semester, which could potentially boost the grade up a letter. i, obviousl... Read More
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Information session at AEPi
I just wanted to thank you again for coming out and talking to the fraternity. As one who is very interested in the world of financial services, I will definitely be getting back to you shortly about joining your program. That being said, I have a question that you might be able to answer, and I hop... Read More
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Published M&A and LBO Deal Information
Hi Guys, I am a graduate from Surrey University in England. Having recently completed all your core modules as preparation for an interview in London, I have some further prep to do. I have been advised to (1) read up on recent and past M&A and LBO transactions (more focus on LBOs) and (2) re... Read More
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CFA certification
How would you value a CFA certification as a career advancement in finance? Also, how would you recommend someone to prepare for the exams?
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Interview Question - What would Hamilton or Dave Do?
I was hit in an interview with the question, "How would you value TiVo?" Here's the rub: the company is way out of my field. Yes, I know what a TiVo is, and I also know my cable box does the same thing. I also know I don't watch TV and have never had an occasion to use the DVR functions. S... Read More
Go to post added 10 years ago