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JP Morgan Winning Women 2016 thread

This thread is for people applying to the bank's AM Winning Women events this October in NYC and Chicago. But feel free to follow and/or post if you're in another division.

Another Wells Fargo Rant

I couldn't not share this...

"CNNMoney spoke to a total of four ex- Wells Fargo workers, including Bado, who believe they were fired because they tipped off the bank...

The Twitter Bidding War Starts Now

The stock is up around 20% after sources announced that the company is moving closer to being sold. The company is expected to receive bids from many technology and media...

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Atlanta Real Estate Happy Hour

Come meet and network with fellow Real Estate WSO members at Gordon Biersch Buckhead. Address is listed below.

3242 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

September 30, 2016 - 7:00pm
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Deutsche Bank Has Been Shanked

Just days after the 8 year anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers , news has surfaced of a massive fine (much bigger than expected) coming for Deutsche:


Sources and Uses: How to Find and Use Information in IBD (EBITDA example)

There is a lot of emphasis on technical skills in IBD : being able to do DCF , good comps , analysis etc. But one skill that is often under used in practice is simply finding...

Classic Diversity Rant

Here we go again, boys. Diversity rant. Notice what I did there? I said "boys" because I'm sexist, right? Wrong. Am I sexist? Fuck yeah, if paying for everything and thinking (...

We're Totally Living in a Simulation

Ever since I started writing for WSO again there has been one topic you guys have asked me to cover more than any other, and that is the notion that we're living in a...

WSO Happy Hour - Paris: Fri, 30 September, 8:00pm @ Biere et Malt

The WSO Happy Hour in Paris is back after the French summer break. Come join us for great beer, food, and conversation at Biere et Malt in Paris!

Date/Time: Friday,...

September 30, 2016 - 8:00pm
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Yale Outperforms Harvard Once Again

For the sixth year in a row, Yale's endowment has outperformed Harvard with its 3.4% investment gain.

These are the stats for Yale's Ivy League peers:


Leon Cooperman Charged With Insider Trading

The former CEO of GS AM has been charged with insider trading over his buying and selling of Atlas Pipeline Partners.

"Cooperman allegedly used his status as one of...

WSO Happy Hour: Wed 9/28, 7pm @5th and Mad (formerly known as Galway Hooker)

The first WSO Happy Hour of fall season 2016 is upon us! Come join us for brews, food, and good conversation at 5th and Mad bar (formerly known as Galway Hooker--NOT the one...

Financial & Valuation Modeling Boot-Camp

Financial modeling is a skill that any investment banking analyst will have to master. Although the majority of investment banks and other financial firms now have formal...

Five Ways Video Games Made Me a Better Investor

Instead of spending my free time outdoors, I, like many of you, spent my childhood playing video games. So how has that made me a better investor? There's at least five very...

Failure is NOT okay, plan B holding you back?

Interesting read from, a study found that back up plans can hold you back from achieving effort-based goals by reducing your motivation. According to Jihae Shin...

Why Does Nobody Talk About Equity Sales?

I don't think I have ever seen anything recent on this part of a BB . Surprising since it considered FO and that is what most on this forum want. What do you guys see as the...

AMA: Endowments, Foundations, & Asset Allocators

It's about time I do another post on here and rather than go into detail on a specific aspect of the industry I'm just going to open it up to a general AMA. The E&F (and...

Projecting out drugs that are in FDA approval process

Does anyone have experience with this / a template model? I'm having difficulty understanding how to make reasonable projections about drugs that are in Phase II or III and...


There appears to be some demand for an HF AMA, so here goes... I believe this will be a communal effort with several people contributing, including myself.


9/23/16 - WSO Weekly Wrap Up

In case you missed them, here're some of last week's most popular topics:

Classic Diversity Rant
Post By @Fear The Bulge

Here we go again boys, a...
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