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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 Career Path

Sales and trading offer a lucrative career path, with ample and structured opportunities for internal promotion opportunities. The career progression for S&T professionals is as follows (most junior listed first): Analysts Associate Vice president Director Managing Director Unlike investment banking ... Read More

PowerPoint Hacks for Investment Banking and Consulting

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

Project Finance Structuring: Sharing of Risks

The key to structuring a project finance deal is the identifying of all key risks associated with the project and the allocation of those risks among the various parties participating in the project. Without a detailed analysis of these project ... Read More

Project Finance Career Paths

The Project finance industry is broad and consists of financial, legal, and technical jobs. Certain functions of each of these categories will require understanding of project finance. However, financial jobs in project finance will require deep understanding of project finance ... Read More

Guide to Project Finance: Job Description and Responsibilities

The Technical Definition: Project finance is used to refer to a non-recourse or limited recourse financing structure in which debt, equity and credit enhancement are combined for the construction and operation or the refinancing of a facility in a capital-intensive ... Read More

Project Finance Model Structure

Project finance modeling is an excel based analytical tool used to assess the risk-reward of lending to or investing in a long-term infrastructure project based upon a complex financial structure. All financial evaluations of a project depend upon projections or ... Read More


The Wall Street Prep Quicklesson Series

7 Free Financial Modeling Lessons

Get instant access to video lessons taught by experienced investment bankers. Learn financial statement modeling, DCF, M&A, LBO, Comps and Excel shortcuts.