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WSO User GuidelinesPlease read in the WSO User Guidelines in detail before posting to WSO. ...
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Message Board Rules and NetiquetteAs the community continues to grow and evolve, let's try to keep it at least somewhat civil, useful and entertaining. To that end, here are a few items to keep in mind as you participate in the community: Please do your best to avoid starting a thread on a topic that's already been discussed. Us...
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H1-B Lottery - Any international monkeys?So any international monkeys screwed by the H1-B Lottery? Unfortunately it seems I didn't get picked so will be heading home in the summer Unbelievable you work your ass off for 2 yrs to get a gig and then your fate is decided by a random lottery with no sense of merit Any others have had an experie...
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If you could do it all over...Knowing what you know now what career path would you have taken? or If you were me, what would you do for a career? I spent the past 10 years flying a military jet, I'm going to a top 10 business school this fall. The ONLY experience I have outside of the military or high school jobs is a summer aud...
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Best Sandals for Wall Street?Ok, the title is a bit of a joke, but I am in the market for a good comfortable pair of sandals that I can wear around the house but won't make my feet sweat profusely this summer. Any wisdom from the WSO monkeys out there on high quality sandals that are both comfortable and stylish? Important cons...
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Bulge Bracket 2015 RankingsHere we are again. Another person has posted another useless post. But, I guarantee I am not the only one who is simple curious for shit's sake. Again, I am sure these mean nothing, but I (and I am sure many others) are just curious what others think and it would be cool to see how things vary depen...
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Goldman Sachs interested in bitcoinCircle, a Boston-based Bitcoin startup, announced last week that it had completed a US $50 million round of funding. Among the list of investors were two newcomers with somewhat conspicuous names—Goldman Sachs and IDG Capital Partners. Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/computing/ne...
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How far are we from immortality?Recently, it has been going around the world that we are going to have our first-ever-head-transplant! YAY or NAY? I must say I have mixed feelings about this. Sure, I'm quite happy that the man used as the test subject is having the opportunity of rebirth, and that if it completely works, that more...
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Winston VS MariotaTitle basically says it all... ...
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Anyone in Seoul, Shanghai or HK?Is there anyone working/living/studying in Seoul, Shanghai or Hongkong? I've worked for over a year in investment banking in CEE during my Masters studies, now doing my exchange in Seoul. I'm also visiting Shanghai and HK for a week soon. Would be cool to meet up for a drink if anyone of you guys i...
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NBA Game 7:Spurs vs Clippers & May vs Pac Predictions?Thoughts? Which will you watch? ...
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West Village RoommateHave a room available July 1 in a true 2BR apartment in the West Village. Awesome location and bedroom easily accommodates queen bed, dresser and nightstand. $1950 My current roommate is moving to Boston to work at a hedge fund and I'm looking for someone to replace him. Please PM me for more detai...
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Roommate wanted for a 2 bedroomLooking for a chill guy to get a 2 bedroom together in NYC (midtown/downtown, access to nqr/6 train), preferably something more updated. Budget around 2,000 per person. I am a 2nd year IBD analyst who just transferred to the city. PM me if you are or know someone who is looking as well, thanks! ...
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Any eccommerce/multi-channel experts? need to hire someoneneed to hire someone to help consult and work on a side project that i don't have time for at the moment involves setting up an ebay store on SellBrite and setting it up so listings can also sell on Etsy and Amazon. PM me your experience and we can set up a skype call Thanks ...
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Finance Division at a BB (Comp, Hierarchy, Hours)Hello everybody, I wanted to get some more input on how the culture is within the finance division (product control, treasury, etc) at a BB. How is the compensation growth in relation to the hierarchy, how many years does it take to get promoted to the next title and the typical hours on a normal we...
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What motivates you?What fuels your desire to become the best? Do you care what motivates you i,e do you care if you are doing something for the right reasons? Just interested in getting different perspectives. ...
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anybody drinking in Stockholm tonigt?I know this is pathetic/probably pointless, but whatever ... ...
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What is your office policy for beards? Other than Conor McGregor, I haven't seen a man going to his lucrative job with a beard and a suit. ...
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Critique My Idea (Serious)I have $2 million in inheritance. I want to purchase a franchise. Let's say it costs 200K. Can I purchase 50 franchise branches at once? I would put 20K down (10%) on each at 10% interest. When it comes time to pay the loans, I simply renew them. This is a win-win for me and the bank. They ev...
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If you had to have a job that could not be finance related, what would it be?I find myself thinking a lot about possible outcomes in my life if I had chose differently about one thing or another, this came up. I'd probably want to do something with software/code writing. What do you monkeys think? What would you choose and why? ...
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Opening a franchise/franchise restaurantDoes anyone have any experience with (or know persons/family members with) experience opening and/or operating a restaurant franchise? My friend approached me the other day wanting me to be an investor in a fast food restaurant franchise. Was curious what people's experience was with them, how hands...
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Now I ain't sayin she a gold digger BUT...92% of women are. You guys, be careful. My friend just convinced this dude that she "like, can barely even stand" to fucking sign her half of a lease because she just haaaas to live on her faaaavorite street in the West Village but doesn't make 45x the rent. At first, I couldn't help but laugh at...
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Getting a dog in FinanceI was just curious if anybody in finance has successfully had a dog (with not having a stay at home individual to take care of it). If so, is the dog happy? Also, would I have to hire a dog trainer. I just want a dog. :( Thanks! ...
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New York Jets draftThere's no hiding it, it's been absolutely painful watching the NY Jets the past couple of years. Even Met fans laugh at us (there's not much worse than that). I'm extremely pleased with our first round pick last night grabbing Leonard Williams from USC. I personally feel that we got the best talen...
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