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Why are all the interns in my group so awkward?!

Ok not ALL, but the majority. Too much time studying and not enough time being "socialized".

Blame their parents?

Some minor examples:
-EXTREMELY shy (...

Why are Nintendo shares falling despite the monstrous success of Pokemon Go?

Imagine my surprise when I saw in a Reuters article that Nintendo's shares, despite the craze of Pokemon Go, tumbled as much as 18% on a single day. According to the article...

Do you think it's necessary to have english name for foreigners if your name is difficult to remember or pronounce?

Do you think it's necessary/useful to have english name for foreigners if your name is difficult to remember or pronounce?

If so, should it be included in your resume,...

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Bloomberg on Trump "I built a business and I didn’t start it with a million-dollar check from my father."

As much as I'd like to resist turning this into a political thread, just on a "net worth vs net worth" basis, and them both being NY guys, that's quite a burn by Bloomberg....

CFA June 2016 Results

CFA exam results came out this week.

My heart was pounding just waiting for the results to come in. Good luck to everyone!

7/29/16 - WSO Weekly Wrap Up

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

Uncle Eddie Rides Again
Post By @Eddie Braverman

The past couple of years...

Put $10 Million to Work Within 200 Miles of NYC

If someone gave you $10 million in equity to put to work over the next few years, how would you spend it? Also, assume this investor only wants deals that are somewhat close to...

Top 10 US MBA entry

From Australia,

I want to ask my chances of getting into a Top 10 MBA program in the US.

GMAT 780
GPA 6.4 [3.4 in the US]
WAM <80 but not...

Any good stories about dating colleagues/working with ex?

Inc. recently published an article called Help! I'm Supposed to Interview My Ex for a Job , and it got me curious.

Despite the office romance stigma, I'm sure stories...

REIT associate interview and salary negotiation

Hello everyone, I am a grad working in a middle office type role in Corporate Banking and graduated from a non ivy target school (although some elitists on here might consider...

Follow up on last week's Tinder date

First off, a question for you monkeys. Regarding the Woodford and creatine combo I use to signal the end of cocaine hours and the beginning of premarket: I started preparing it...

How does models and bottles work?

I keep hearing the phrase models and bottles , and basically, if a guy has the cash to bottle service girls, he gets laid. But, I've never actually understood how the entire...

Financial Modeling Boot Camp -- Chicago, Aug 3rd-5th

Attended by investment banking, private equity,...

When: 
August 3, 2016 - 8:00am to August 5, 2016 - 5:00pm
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Top Masters programs - 1/2 years of experience

What are some of the top masters programs for someone with 1-2 years of work experience? Obviously, MBA is out of the question at this time and I want a quick 1 years masters...

How are Asians not considered minorities for Diversity programs?

It makes no sense... All these banks' diversity programs say, "...is open to students who identify as Black, Hispanic or Native American students in their sophomore or junior...

Should I put a "lol" in my email to MD?

The MD at my firm just sent me - the intern - an email (for the first time) asking me to complete some simple tasks for him.

In it, he also included a joke at the end...

What Do You Think Of Casual Fridays?

Honestly, what do you guys think? I am working right now at a place with a casual-Friday policy, but I am very averse to wearing jeans in the office. Actually I don't usually...

Financial Modeling Boot Camp -- Aug 3th-5th, New York City

Attended by investment banking, private equity,...

When: 
August 3, 2016 - 8:00am to August 5, 2016 - 5:00pm
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Advice Needed: Burning Bridges!

I need some advice. I currently work for a big4 firm in its TAS/M&A department in a western European country but plan to move to the US early next year to look for work (I...

Rewind - My Story: BB VP Lateral, Toronto to NYC + Q&A

In case you missed our June 26th webinar entitled My Story: BB VP Lateral, Toronto...

When: 
July 26, 2016 - 8:00am to July 27, 2016 - 8:00am
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