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Wearing a Suit in the HEAT

Wearing a suit in the summer sucks, especially while you're in the NYC subway.

How do you guys do it? How do you arrive to work NOT in a puddle of sweat?

2016 Full-time Recruiting

Hi everyone,

I am a rising senior at a top 15, non-target college. I have above a 3.7 gpa in a tough double major along with excellent SAT scores and top tier...

Google being investigated for age discrimination

Isn't age just a number? Apparently not...

A lawsuit filed in federal court shows that the EEOC is investigating formal complaints about Google and its recent age...

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7/11/16 - Monday @Mentions

Happy Monday WSO!

Upcoming webinars:

-Webinar: Hedge Fund Case: Baxter - US activist strategy -- 4pm ET, 7/15/16

Upcoming webinar rewinds on the WSO...

Anatomy of the 10-K

Still jet-lagged by 8 hours from a day and a half in London, I haven't slept for a good 48 hours and remembered I owe WSO my process for dissecting a 10-k in the usual form. Before I get right into it, keep in mind every business is different and that will dictate the way you should read their specific annual report. What might be important to look at for an oil & gas company might be completely ignored for a hardline retail company, so don't take this as gospel when your PM tells you to get up to speed on a company and you remember the stupid shit old BlackHat told you was right and you end up missing something crucial to making an investment decision.

Would MBA Programs value a law degree from Harvard?

No this isn't a flame. Quick question: I am currently a law student at Harvard, but would possibly like to pursue an MBA after a few years practicing M&A and...

How much of this industry is LUCK v. SKILL? Honest assessment needed

Just wanted to ask everyone's views on the question I've been dwelling on for a while now: how much of this Hedge Fund and Asset Management industry do you think is skill v....

Deutsche Bank Survey Finds Most Staff Aren't Proud to Work There

Over the last few months, Deutsche Bank hasn't had the best of times. The bank failed its stress test, CEO John Cryan began his memo regarding the Brexit with "I'm afraid,"...

Fired From BB -- Now What?

Was recently let go from my analyst position from a BB . Not performance related, but failed the 63. :( problem is that I was at a boutique for a year before and at the BB for...

Reasons to go into commercial consulting vs federal

In the past I have interned with JP Morgan for two years and then Accenture federal services. I am about to graduate and would like to switch to the commercial side of...

How To Not Deal With Stress: The Story of One Chipotle Exec

Mark Crumpacker, Chipotle's chief creative and development officer, appeared in New York state court on misdemeanor charges that he bought cocaine 7 times since January. He is...

How do you answer the infamous "Why investment banking?" question without sounding like a complete idiot

How did you reply to when someone asked you this question during an interview?

Is there a way where you can somehow make this personable, yet show the interviewer you'...

Preparing 300 hours for McKinsey and BCG offer

Hello everyone,

I just signed and sent out the McKinsey offer. This is something I have not even dream about 4 years ago when I first found about the world of...

Is it true that on some days you will sit around surfing the web waiting for work as junior person in IBD?

I heard someone say that although the hours are long, often times you would sit around during the day waiting for assignments? Is this an exaggeration?

If not, what do...

Durant to the Warriors

It's official! Durant just signed a 2 year deal with the Warriors. WOW.

How many championships will they win together? Is this good or bad for the NBA?


Efficient market conundrum

As far back as I remember I loved picking stocks and doing "Hedge fund work". The more I studied though the more i began to believe that markets are efficient to the point...

Best ways to express a bearish view

First off, I work in a sales capacity within Asset Management and by no means have the level of knowledge that some of you possess. So pardon my ignorance.

But given...

Who's your favorite philosopher?

Enlighten me, dear monkeys. Could be living or dead, though as one of my favorite comedians said: "I prefer my gurus to be dead" (meaning you can see their full body of work,...

7/8/16 - WSO Weekly Wrap Up

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

Durant to the Warriors
Post By @AndyLouis

It's official! Durant just...

Rewind - Technical Analysis Case Study - Chubb Insurance Corp + Q&A – 8am ET, 7/8/2016

In case you missed our June 8th webinar entitled Technical Analysis Case Study - Chubb Insurance Corp , have no fear. The full recording of the webinar will be available for...

July 8, 2016 - 8:00am to July 9, 2016 - 8:00am
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