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What is compensation like on the debt side?

I'm sure it can vary greatly, but anyone have some general figures? The CEL report focuses on the principal side, so I'm wondering what it is like if you are in commercial real...

The MLB doesn't market superstars well

Quite frankly, I'm pretty shocked why more people haven't been talking about this topic in the sports world. Or is it that I'm just behind, or is baseball actually "dying"?...

How can I save the most money living in NYC?

I spent most of my life living in the southeast of the US, have never set foot in NYC before, but I will have to move there soon for a job that pays ~45K (pretty low, I know...

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The Olympian Price

It seems like with the last few Olympic games, there has been an increasing amount of attention being paid to silly things like worker welfare and environmental sustainability...

Can You Invest in the Fund You Work For?

Out of curiosity I have a unique opportunity to invest in the Fund I work for and I know some other people in the industry who have the same ability.

Are you able to...

8/8/16 - Monday @Mentions

Happy Monday WSO!

Posts of the Week:

It's Time For A Maximum Voting Age by @Eddie Braverman . 16 SB's.
Stimulants 101: How to wake yourself up and get...

The Night Of Theories

Does anybody on here watch this show? I've been waiting for another season of true detective for a while but I feel like this is a nice substitute for it while I'm waiting for...

Networking once you have the job

There are obviously tons of threads RE networking your way into a job in IB/VC, etc, but I haven't seen any on how to network once you have a job. In a recent performance...

Prestigious Party Schools

So Business Insider did an article about the schools who rank highest on their "work hard, play hard"-o-meter. I see my school up there, proudly reppin'-- but some of these...

What Perks Do You Guys Get in your IBD Jobs?

I'm finishing up my summer analyst stint in IBD at my BB bank and I was talking to some of my friends about their summers at their firms and the perks that we'll get as...

The one thing you wish you knew?

What is the one thing you wish you knew before starting IB or your career in general?

Could be any tip or advice...

For me, I wish I knew the true meaning of "...

Stimulants 101: How to wake yourself up and get shit done (without destroying your long-term health)

If you're reading this, I'm assuming you take a shit load of stimulants to stay awake and get work done.

It's the only option on those days where you've been grinding...

Best Lessons Learned From F&#%ing Up

Some of the absolute best lessons you can learn in life come from f&#%ing up. Advice like "wear a condom" or "don't push that fart out after eating Thai food" or "don't eat...

How can you wake up to your Alarm?

When I sleep less than 7 hours, it is basically impossible for me to hear my alarm ringing,

& once I wake up, I realize that I had turned off all the 15 alarms I...

Facebook introduced 'Instagram Stories' to compete with Snapchat

Back in the '90s, before memes were really a thing, people were already passing around this picture (see below) of Bill Gates as a Borg (from "Star Trek: The Next Generation...

Structuring and Flow in an M&A Model

Most of you probably already know this, but sometimes it doesn't hurt to say it again out loud. Especially since I've seen a few confusingly (and unnecessarily) circular models...

It's Time For A Maximum Voting Age

I thought it might be fun to start this new series of weekly posts with something not necessarily finance related, but something we're all sure to have some thoughts on....

From Depression to Community College to Target School & Beyond

Hey everyone. This past spring I graduated from my local community college and was accepted into 2 of 3 schools I applied to. After receiving endless amounts of useful advice...

Rewind - Private Equity Case - Oilfield Services + Q&A

In case you missed our July 6th webinar entitled Private Equity Case - Oilfield Services , have no fear. The full recording of the webinar will be available for free on the WSO...

When: 
August 6, 2016 - 8:00am to August 7, 2016 - 8:00am
Event type: 
WSO Webinar

How Far Would You Go For a Promotion?

It looks like things are heating up once again at the world's largest hedge fund as allegations of a bit of sexual deviance come to light. Christopher Tarui, a 34-year old...

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