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What is your fund long on?

What is your fund currently long on? Any asset class/currency is fine for this question...

Or for fun, what are you currently short / long on in the world in general...

Webinar: Real Estate Case Study (Commercial Office Building): Acquisition Underwriting, Execution, Sale -- 7pm ET, 12/5/16


TODAY, December 5th, 7:00 pm EST Wall Street Mentor William will be hosting a webinar entitled "Real Estate Case Study (Commercial Office Building):...

December 5, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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WSO Webinar

Data Centers

Has anyone here financed a data center before? Our group has had a couple deals come across the table and no one really knew what to say. I saw a thread a little while back...

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"Operationally-Focused" PE Associate Roles - Marketing Chimera or Great Opportunity?

Are there any private equity associate roles where you can gain genuine "operational" experience? Or is this all B.S.?

Private equity funds like making the claim that...

WSO Happy Hour - Paris: Fri, 9 Dec, 8:00pm @ Au Trappiste

At our last event, many of you asked us to schedule another Meetup before the year-end, so here we go:

The WSO Happy Hour Paris continues: Come join for great beer,...

December 9, 2016 - 2:00pm
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WSO Happy Hour

What are your goals for 2017?

Mornin' Monkeys,

@Eddie Braverman recently posted how he uses the Thanksgiving weekend to set his goals and provided the community with a few tools for categorizing,...

Uncle Eddie's Ponderous Podcast Playlist

I listen to a lot of podcasts. I've almost always got one on in the background while I'm working (unless I really need to concentrate, in which case I use I'm amazed...

In Defense of Unhappiness

As with many of you, I had the chance to spend some time with relatives over the Thanksgiving holiday. It was average, to be honest. It's always good to see loved ones, but it...


Leave it to Trump to come up with something really simple.

Simple is good! Not that a lot of brackets have ever been a challenge in calculating tax, but we're going to...

Non-Target to Bain/BCG Intern

Hey WSO,

Since this site has been instrumental in helping me break into Consulting from a non-target, I wanted to share my experience with the community. Hopefully this...

Goldman Sachs London vs. Morgan Stanley NY IBD SA

Dear Monkeys,

I would like to know the pros and cons of choosing NY over London. Obviously, both are excellent internships but could you please tell me which one you...

WSO - The London Chapter #2 - Christmas Special, Dec 8th, 7pm, The Trading House

Monkeys and fellow primates,

Given the resounding success of our recent drinks here in the Citeh, a bunch of us believe it is a good idea to capitalise on momentum and...

December 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
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WSO Happy Hour

Financial and Valuation Modeling -- New York City, Dec. 7-9, 2016

Attended by investment banking, private equity,...

December 7, 2016 - 8:00am to December 9, 2016 - 5:00pm
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What Shows do you watch?

I know that this topic has been posted on before; but, due to things constantly changing, I figured it would be good to ask again. With the semester about to end, I'm going to...

All I want for Christmas is...

For all of you monkeys out there, both naughty and nice, what do you have your eye on this holiday season?

Nominations: Member of the year / Thread of the year

Update: Poll is up!

Hey all, I'm posting up a poll soon for member of the year, I came up with this list of...

Overview of Infrastructure Private Equity

Hello WSO, I have been a long time lurker, and this is my first post (or maybe I am one of the top rated authors who decided to make a post anonymously). I have noticed a...

AMA: FX Trader: High Volatility Job, Low Excitement Life


Assuming you have read the title, this is one of those "I feel sorry for myself" Saturday night posts, it's also an AMA, because I'm bored.

Now that that...

A Business Lesson Learned The Hard Way

Ok, guys and girls. I'm pretty open about myself on here, but lately I've been super busy and not nearly as active as I like to me because after being laid off at a massive...

What are the 3 most important skills needed to be an investment banker?

Investopedia lists discipline, entrepreneurial, and relationship-builder as among top five skills for investment banking. Imo these along with persistence and excellent...

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