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Is going into equity sales a joke? I feel like every other sales job is better, please share any thoughts

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All retail banking roles will be eliminated in the next 20 years, only high net worth individuals will continue to rely on human investment advisors.

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As long as it’s not the basic lowest tier retail it should be fine

I am guessing you mean institutional equity sales? It comes down to which asset class you are most interested in. But ultimately, it’s mastering the art of sales. That skill will be valuable and interchangeable down the road.

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Intellectually, it’s probably less challenging than derivatives/structured products, fixed income, and fx/commodities sales.

Job won’t exist in 20 years is my guess

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