View All num of num See all Photos Citi This employer has taken extra steps to respond to reviews and provide job seekers with accurate company information, photos, and reviews. Interested for your company?Learn More. www.citigroup.com www.citigroup.com Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile Overview Reviews Salaries Interviews Jobs Photos Benefits 2.8k Reviews 6.1k Salaries 953 Interviews 4.9k Jobs Follow Add Review or Salary Follow Add Review or Salary Citi 2843 Interview Question Analyst Interview(Student Candidate) New York, NY Citi If you had a client who ran a company that makes shoelaces and who doesn't know about anything except the shoelace business (i.e. he knows nothing about personal investments), how would you recommend he invest his money and why? Tags: technical, brain teaser, analytical, business case See more , See less 8 Answer Add Tags Flag as Inappropriate Thank you! Your feedback has been sent to the team and we'll look into it. Oops! We're sorry but your feedback didn't make it to the team. Your input is valuable to us — would you mind trying again? Send Answer Interview Answer 1 Answer ▲ 0 ▼ This was extremely difficult to answer on the fly because there are a lot of directions you could take it and it was hard to predict what the interviewer wanted to hear. I answered that I would steer him away from complex securities whose structures he would find difficult to understand at face value and then I tried to get away from risky supposition and talked about the merits of fixed income versus equities in today's market. If you get a question like this, I would recommend talking about what you know and trying your best to connect it to what they're asking you. If you just make something up they will be able to tell. Interview Candidate on Oct 30, 2013 Flag as Inappropriate Thank you! Your feedback has been sent to the team and we'll look into it. Oops! We're sorry but your feedback didn't make it to the team. Your input is valuable to us — would you mind trying again? Send Add Answers or Comments To comment on this, Sign In or Sign Up.