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Should I Chase HR?

folks, i m recently interviewing with one IB, and after all interviews last week, HR contacted me saying everything is positive and they want to move quick.......but just these...

Ambition dying, dead, or just on hold?

Hi guys

I posted earlier about my miserable time in consulting ( Thought Consulting was My Dream...I Hate It ).

Two months after my original post, I still dislike it and have made the decision to quietly seek other employment, hopefully lining up a job reasonably quickly.

Miserable Day in the Life: Commercial Real Estate Broker

"I don't see you as someone who loves Real Estate," my one Principal said. Wrong...

I took a sip of my coffee and thanked whomever that we were outside and I had...

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Market Mood Swings: Facebook Euphoria

Mod Note (Andy): This was originally posted 7/31/13

Facebook's stock price briefly hit $38 , its IPO price, just before today's opening bell. In the 15 months since it...

Should Bankers Be Paid in Bonds?

Mod note: Best of Eddie, this was originally posted on 10/9/12.

Sheila Bair has been making the rounds promoting her new book lately and, by and large, she hasn't said...

Are Online MBA's Frowned upon?

Disclaimer: I'm not trying to get an IB/Consulting job, and I'm looking at top 25-15 MBAs, possibly online. My undergrad/macc is in the 100-200 rank.

I'm in big 4 audit and planning on staying for 5 years and leave shortly after making manager. I'm looking at management positions in finance/accounting in corporations and I was wondering if there would be enough benefit to consider an MBA. The job options of big 4 manager with no MBA vs big 4 manager w/ an MBA are not going to be too different, but I wonder if it will help management promotions go a little easier.

How do the Old Money actually live today?

I'm talking families with multiple consecutive generations of upper-class wealth.

In terms of what they wear, do they like wearing top designer brands like Chanel and...

Growing a Network as an Analyst

I have recently graduated and was lucky to land an investment banking analyst gig at a small boutique. I am looking to maintain and grow the small network that I have...

Public Shaming - Yay or Nay?

I'd like to share with you all a brief story - something that recently happened to me. Will do so 'in effect' rather than verbatim to protect anonymity of the counter-parties...

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George Clooney, Stick to Making Movies, Please

For a few months now, Dan Loeb of Third Point has been criticizing Sony's management of their entertainment arm. In his view, Sony would be well served to spin off their...

Can anyone be a Warren Buffet? (book review)

If there is one thing that I've learned from reading about different investing strategies over the past few years, it's this: active equity investing is very difficult, and you...

Cuban: What Business Is Wall Street In?

Mod note: Best of Eddie, this was originally posted on 9/25/12.

It's hard not to like Mark Cuban. The guy is the quintessential American success story. He was a "C"...

Real Estate Q&A

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So the deal I have been working on won't close by the end of the year. This means I'm going to...

Financial and Valuation Modeling Boot Camp (San Francisco)

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Most if not all of the successful people I look up to......

built their wealth by building a business.

Don't get me wrong, I look up to one of my siblings, some family members, and family friends who are in finance as they are...

The 13 Most Influential Inventions in History

I'm currently reading The Signal And The Noise by Nate Silver and he pointed out that the most influential invention in the history of mankind was the printing press. Silver...

Mentor Showcase - PE, Trading, and Corp. Dev. (oh my)

Have an upcoming interview? Want some advice from someone in your target field? Need some guidance on how to best position yourself for your dream job?

Why not sign up...

Twitter-like Mentions now Live on WSO!

So cool new Twitter-like feature we just added. Now when you type @ and someone's username, it notifies them that you mentioned them in a comment or OP. So instead of having to...

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