Finance Industry Overview

WetFeet Guide to Careers in Investment Banking
http://www.kellogg.nwu.edu/career/student/career...
Periodicals
Investment Dealer’s Digest (weekly)
Present and past copies available in the Resource Center. http://www.iddma...
Company Information and Directories
WetFeet Guides
http://www.kellogg.nwu.edu/career/student/careersites/index.htm (reques...
Interview Resources

WetFeet Guide to Investment Banking Interviews: Beat the Street
http://www.kellogg.nwu.edu/career/stu...
Finance Related Web Sites

http://www.thedeal.com
Online resource for dealmakers, advisors and investors, who find the inf...
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  1. 1. Finance Industry Overview WetFeet Guide to Careers in Investment Banking http://www.kellogg.nwu.edu/career/student/careersites/index.htm (request password) • Firm snapshots—brief profiles of leading firms. • Job descriptions • Industry trends • Lifestyle, culture, perks • Investment banking terms • Salary WetFeet Guide to the Mutual Fund Industry http://www.kellogg.nwu.edu/career/student/careersites/index.htm (request password) • Industry overview and trends • Firm profiles • Job descriptions • Lifestyle, culture • Recruiting process Vault Guide to the Top Finance Firms http://www.kellogg.nwu.edu/career/student/careersites/index.htm (Click on Vault) • Information on the most prestigious companies in the investment banking, investment and asset management, commercial banking and financial services industries • Industry overview • Job descriptions • Insider information on pay, culture, hours Vault Guide to Investment Banking http://www.kellogg.nwu.edu/career/student/careersites/index.htm (Click on Vault) 2002 HBS Career Guide: Finance Guide available in the Resource Center • Firm profiles • Job descriptions • Finance terms • Career resources The Fast Track by Mariam Naficy, 1997 Book available in the Resource Center The author, an experienced recruiter and former analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co., provides advice for maneuvering through the recruiting process. Chapters on consulting include: • The Gold Rush: An introduction to investment banking • Investment Banking, Sales and Trading: An Overview • Piercing the Veil: How Investment Banks Recruit
  2. 2. Periodicals Investment Dealer’s Digest (weekly) Present and past copies available in the Resource Center. http://www.iddmagazine.com/ News and feature stories, plus listings of newly registered securities, new issues and more. Quarterly rankings and Who's Who listings on people and events in the U.S. underwriting, M&A, private placement and other specialized markets. Weekly and year-to-date deals, league table and fee information on a half- dozen investment banking sectors including technology, healthcare and media-telecom, among others. Institutional Investor (monthly) Present and past copies available in the Resource Center. http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/ Finance and investment magazine that provides strategic information, innovative thinking and rigorous analysis. Also provides industry acclaimed rankings such as the “All-America Research Team”, “Fixed- Income Trading Ranking” and “Global Research Team”. Euromoney (monthly) **on order – hasn’t started yet Present and past copies available in the Resource Center. http://www.euromoney.com/index.html Source of information on trends in international banking and capital markets. Also contains monthly coverage of developments in foreign exchange, securities trading, cash management, custody, payments and settlements. Pensions & Investments (biweekly) **new subscription Present and past copies available in the Resource Center. http://www.pionline.com/ International newspaper of money management The Wall Street Journal Daily copy available in the Resource Center. Also online at: www.wsj.com; www.careerjounal.com; www.collegejournal.com The Financial Times Daily copy available in the Resource Center. Also online at: www.ft.com The New York Times Daily copy available in the Resource Center. Also online at: www.nytimes.com The Chicago Tribune Daily copy available in the Resource Center. Also online at: http://www.chicagotribune.com/ Business Week Present and past copies available in the Resource Center. Also online at: http://www.businessweek.com Forbes Present and past copies available in the Resource Center. Also online at: www.forbes.com Fortune Present and past copies available in the Resource Center. Also online at: www.fortune.com
  3. 3. Company Information and Directories WetFeet Guides http://www.kellogg.nwu.edu/career/student/careersites/index.htm (request password) Bear Stearns Lehman Brothers Bank of America Merrill Lynch Credit Suisse First Boston Morgan Stanley Goldman Sachs Vault Guides http://www.kellogg.nwu.edu/career/student/careersites/index.htm (Click on Vault) American Express Goldman Sachs Andersen J.P. Morgan Chase Bear Stearns Lehman Brothers Citibank Merrill Lynch Credit Suisse First Boston Morgan Stanley Deutsche Bank Salomon Smith Barney Fidelity Nelson’s Guide to Investment Managers (Available in the Resource Center) • Information on investment strategies, products offered and vehicles used • Listings of assets by client category and representative clients • Performance data • Details on the decision-making process providing insight into manager's investment strategy Corporate Finance Sourcebook (Available in the Resource Center) • Listings of 1,600 of today's top investment sources and over 1,800 service firms. Corporate Finance Directory (Available in the Resource Center) • Listings of 5,000 of America's largest corporations, 17,027 of their subsidiaries and 23 financial service firms listed for each entry • 20,904 of America's top financial executives Nelson’s Directory of Institutional Real Estate (Available in the Resource Center) • Listings of real estate investment managers, plan sponsor investors in real estate, real estate service firms and consultants, insurance companies with real estate investments, corporations with active real estate operations and real estate investment trusts • Details on total real estate investments and real estate investment managers used • Descriptions of assets under management, real estate sector investments and investments by region CareerSearch http://www.careersearch.net/kellogg_pr/ (email Resource Center for password) This mult-criteria search engine allows students to search for companies by industry, size and geographic location. Information provided included revenues, competitors and specialties.
  4. 4. Interview Resources WetFeet Guide to Investment Banking Interviews: Beat the Street http://www.kellogg.nwu.edu/career/student/careersites/index.htm (request password) Vault Guide to Finance Interviews http://www.kellogg.nwu.edu/career/student/careersites/index.htm (click on Vault) Job Juice Consulting Cards Cards available in the Resource Center These theme cards provide a checklist of business concepts and pragmatic frameworks to help in case interviews. Heard on the Street: Quantitative Questions from Wall Street Interviews By Timothy Falcon Crack Book available in the Resource Center Chapters devoted to interviewing in the following books: Books available in the Resource Center; WetFeet and Vault available online The Fast Track WetFeet, Vault, HBS Guides to Finance and Investment Banking Online Sites http://www.morganstanley.com/careers/recruiting/index.html http://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/learning_center/interview_insights/index.html http://www.lehman.com/career/info_interview.htm
  5. 5. Finance Related Web Sites http://www.thedeal.com Online resource for dealmakers, advisors and investors, who find the information through the site's deal- specific channels, deal memos, profiles and timelines. http://www.bloomberg.com Provides data, analytics, electronic trading and financial news http://www.glocap.com/gs_home.jsp Glocap Search.com: Search firm with job listings in hedge fund, asset management, investment banking, etc. http://www.jobsinthemoney.com/ Job postings in the finance, accounting, banking, investment, insurance and related fields http://www.nbn-jobs.com/home/index.cfm National Banking and Financial Services Network: Specializes in banking, private banking and financial jobs. http://www.pinngrpintl.com/ Pinnacle Group International: Executive recruiting and career advisory company focusing on private equity and venture capital firms, investment and merchant banks, asset management companies, corporate business development departments and portfolio companies owned by private equity and venture capital firms. http://www.analyticrecruiting.com/ Nationwide search firm specializing in recruitment of people with strong analytical skills. Covers finance, marketing, operations, manufacturing, planning and systems. http://www.streetjobs.com/ Online search firm exclusively servicing domestic and international commercial and investment banks and brokerage firms. http://www.efinancialnews.com Source of information about Europe's investment banking, fund management and securities industries.

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