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Investment Banking Analyst Salary

The investment banking analyst salary is comprised of a base and a bonus.  For a first year investment banking analyst in New York City the base salary is $85,000, and most analysts will receive a year end bonus in the ... Read More

Sales & Trading: Analyst Day In The Life

Follow along for a typical day of a first year Rates Trading Analyst on the Interest Rate Swaps Desk in New York. Rates Trading sits within Fixed Income and would include products such as treasuries, agencies, interest rate swaps, interest rate ... Read More

Demystifying Wall Street Trading: Real Example

I stumbled into a Wall Street Trading floor having no idea what a Wall Street Trader actually does. I struggled to find any good information online or in books. I signed up for a trading competition that JPMorgan was hosting. ... Read More

Sales and Trading: Roles and Asset Classes

I volunteered for a number of recruiting events during my time at JPMorgan. I brought hundreds of business cards and prepared for a lot of small talk. We were typically grouped off by role, Sales & Trading by one banner, ... Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Sales and Trading

Sales and trading refers to the division of an investment bank responsible for making markets in stocks, bonds, and derivatives. Salespeople work with asset managers, hedge funds, insurance companies, and other buy-side investors to pitch ideas and to buy or ... Read More

Sales and Trading Salary and Career Path

The average starting salary at a major bank for a sales & trading analyst (post-undergrad) role is typically between $70,000 and $90,000 per year. The average starting salary for an associate (post MBA) is between $120,000 and $150,000; and VP's ... Read More

5 Simple Ways to Start Building PowerPoint Slides Like a Pro

Because pretty much everyone has used PowerPoint before, many people consider themselves fairly competent when it comes to throwing some slides together and calling it a day. But if you’re one of the over 500 million professionals that use PowerPoint ... Read More

Breaking into Sales and Trading

I’ve had a lot of people ask me how to break into sales and trading. I’ve mentored both current students and mid-office professionals looking to move onto a job on the trading floor. I’ve interviewed countless candidates and seen the ... Read More

Wall Street Prep Launches On-Campus Sales & Trading Training Program

Ahead of 2019-2020 academic year, Wall Street Prep has launched a Sales & Trading training program to prepare students for interviews, internships and full time positions. This program is a student-focused version of Wall Street Prep's corporate Sales & Trading ... Read More

Sources of Project Financing

Sources of project financing will depend on the structuring of the project (which is heavily impacted by project risks). There are many financial products in the market to pay for construction costs. The cost (interest rates and fees) of each ... Read More


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7 Free Financial Modeling Lessons

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