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WSJ [#permalink] New post 24 Jul 2008, 13:44
Do most students get subscriptions to the WSJ or other financial publication?
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Re: WSJ [#permalink] New post 24 Jul 2008, 13:52
At Darden, we're lucky enough to have the WSJ (both online access and in print every morning) provided to us for free through a sponsorship by M&T Bank. I'm sure it's part of their recruiting plan, but I give them a free plug when I can because I really apreciate it.

However you get it, I would recommend reading it regularly while you are in business school.
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Re: WSJ [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2008, 06:11
How does FT compare with WSJ?
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Re: WSJ [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2008, 10:59
It is a better paper, but less US centric. You really need the WSJ to recruit for finance in the US because they cover material more thoroughly (headline stuff, I prefer the FT, and the Lex).

That said, at $2 I am not sure I will be buying the journal for the rest of the summer.

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Re: WSJ [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2008, 21:53
If you're considering IB, you HAVE to know what's going on in the WSJ. My class actually was quizzed by a Banc of America Managing Director when we went for a visit during Week on Wall Street. He wanted to know what story was in the upper-left corner of the paper that morning. I think that's a bit extreme, but it didn't totally surprise me. You MUST read the WSJ daily to be in IB.

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