Breaking into Investment Banking: How to Ace Your GRE

Written by an engineer with a 333 on the GRE (163 Verbal, 170 Quantitative) If you are looking to break into investment banking or trading, an undergraduate degree in business, commerce or economics is typically the best way to do it. If you already have a university degree in another field

Investment Banking Summer Analyst Survival Guide

For most entry level investment banking spots, the summer internship is increasingly becoming a prerequisite for landing a position. To some extent, these summer internships have become so coveted that they may demand brand name work experience and very high grades to be considered. Why Investment Banks Hire Summer Interns The summer

Investing in Stocks Today with the Trump Backdrop

After a steady, low volatility rise in markets buoyed by the perception of a pro-business Trump government, promises of government driven infrastructure spend and large corporate tax cuts being effected. As covered extensively in the market news media, stock prices have been expensive and are amidst one of the longest bull

Buying Property as an Investment for Young Professionals

Sell Side Handbook regularly advocates for young professionals to invest their savings in the stock market as it is the best way to grow wealth. Cash in a savings account is stagnant and erodes in value over time due to price inflation over time. Investing spare funds ensures that money

Types of Mining Methods

For an introduction to metals and mining, please read the following sections for an overview to the industry: Metals & Mining Basic Materials Selecting a Mining Method Selecting which mining method to use is one of the important decisions a mining company has to make. The mining method selected should maximize cost recovery and

Thoughts on Trump’s Steel & Aluminum Tariffs

Last week, President Trump announced steel and aluminum import tariffs (of 25% and 10% respectively) on "national security" grounds (Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act). He signed the orders to impose the tariffs today, with some amendments from his previous hard line position. The announcement follows tariffs on solar panels