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									                            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
                                           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
                    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.
                                  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
                              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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