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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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I miss the 90s/ early 2000'sThat was, in my opinion, the GOAT time period for music: - Incubus - Staind - Vertical Horizon - Linkin Park - Puddle of Mudd - Nirvana - Red Hot Chili Peppers - Lenny Kravitz Etc. Every time I just lay back and listen to any of the above I have an eargasm. Post your favorite 90's bands and songs! ...
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Good Lines to Meet PeopleI don't have a problem approaching people I don't know but want to meet. I am lost for words and I don't know how to initiate the conversation. What are good lines to say to people and also to keep the conversation going? ...
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Hottest Women in FinanceAlright boys, it's almost the end of the week and we all need that great read to help put a smile on our faces. So I want you to list some of the hottest women in finance nowadays. There's the classic Meredith Whitney's and Lynn Tilton's, but how about some new faces. Let's have some fun with this....
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Influence of socioeconomic demographicI have friends from non-target and target schools who have gone to wall Street and the one consistent pattern I see is the fact that they all come from super wealthy families; their parents are rich enough to send their kids to private schools all their lives and afford education at ivy leagues or c...
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What to do when H1B visa runs out?Currently in my 3rd year at a BB on H1B. Will file for an extension this year for 3 years but was wondering how to plan my career with only a few years left in the US. Hoping for some advice here. ...
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Hierarchy in Banking, Finance; One individual is MORE IMPORTANT than another. So there is hierarchy in finance. Revenue-generating guys are "more important" than guys in IT and the incentive is structured accordingly. Recently there was an incident where a graduate who was hired to perform certain tasks talked back to a senior member arguing that "he has the right not to be ...
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My Dating PhilosophyI figured I'd make this post mostly because it's a topic I enjoy water cooler or barroom talk about, and since people have some strong opinions about this it might lead to something interesting. Besides which a lot of the folks on here who are even younger than I am(or have less experience) might n...
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Credit Card ArbitrageThrough responsible credit management, my credit score is ~750 and I got offers for credit cards with an 12 month intro 0% interest rate on the first $20,000 I borrow. What is the most riskless and profitable arb that you would do? I received multiple offers so let's raise that to $50,000. ...
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Fed up of crises, Iceland mulls a monetary revolutionIceland's government said Tuesday it would consider a revolutionary monetary proposal removing the power of commercial banks to create money and handing it to the central bank. The proposal, which would be a turnaround in the history of modern finance, was part of a report written by a lawmaker from...
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Command Quality Fake Passports,ID cards,Drivers license etc ([email protected])Hello, Getting a fake and real passport , ID or driving license or any other document is simple. I can make you both real and fake documents However, the real documents are more expensive than the fake because it takes time, skill and contacts to get it done. Note that, the fake is going to be in 10...
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Music to pump yourself up and combat sleepiness before interviewsAny suggestions? Got Sweatpants (Gambino), January 28th (J. Cole) and NYC (Brolin) so far... ...
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What to wear these shoes with?http://www.profilefashion.com/media/catalog/produc... I have very similar shoes to these except they are a little more rounded at the front. (I bought them a while back and cant find the pics).. What shall I wear with these shoes? I am struggling to wear them and since I bought them around 2 years a...
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Help w/ goldigger?I'm relatively new to the whole gold digger dating game. I recently met this girl in an upscale LA bar and she was obviously into my money. After we talked she came back to my only apartment and she spent the night. When we woke up I just stayed in bed because that was my first day off in 2 weeks. S...
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Starwood AmEx v. Chase Sapphire PreferredI'm going to be a first year IB analyst and I'm looking to get a good rewards credit card. I know there have been forums about this topic before but looking to get some thoughts on these two cards. I know the Chase Sapphire is a popular choice but I was considering the AmEx since my corporate card w...
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Soho HouseIs anyone on here a member of the Soho House(s)? Is it worth the membership? ...
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How often are you SUPPOSED to see your girlfriend to remain not obsessive?My gf and I live together and share the rent. I see her for 2 hours in the morning, another 30 minutes sometimes at noon when we meet up for a quick lunch, and from 8pm through around 2am, for a total of 10 hours a day, 7 days a week. i told my friends and they all kinda went "WHA THE FUCK?! That a...
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F500 FA benefitsWhat would you consider to be the "standard" as far as benefits go as an entry financial analyst at a F500? Things like insurance, PTO, retirement, etc. ...
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Morningstar RatingsDoes anyone here have a Morningstar premium subscription? If so how helpful is it and how accurate have the ratings/recommendations by Morningstar been? Also how is the Mutual Fund/ETF info compared to stocks? Comparable or not Just want to know if I should upgrade and get premium. ...
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Snooty Retail StaffYour workplace has a sign reminding you to wash your hands. Where the fuck do you get off with the attitude? ...
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Any tips for ending LTR?Okay so I've been in relationship with this woman for a long time. We grew up together in Brisbane. I've worked overseas in IB and she came with me and now I work at a MMB in NYC. I come home late, I work a lot as I'm an analyst. I love what I do, it's just that this woman has started complaining an...
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Chase Sapphire Preferred - First Year AnalystAnyone know if you can qualify for the Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card as a first year analyst? Any other suggestions for a card for analysts? It would be a my first credit card so I have no prior credit history. ...
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Kids Who Try to Start Investment Management Businesses Straight Out of SchoolHey Monkeys, Was trolling on LinkedIn and came across this profile: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/andrew-donahue/54/188... Would be curious to hear people's thoughts on kids who attempt this. In my opinion it's pretty damn hard to raise money from anyone outside of family/friends if you do this.... K...
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Ending a Relationship to Pursue Career Abroad - Experiences?Mod (Andy) note: Good forum thread below on choosing between a relationship / location / career Quote: I am going to be doing S&T abroad this summer, and assuming I like it, I hope to stay abroad full time for at least a few years if not longer. I have a lot of wanderlust, so even in a differen...
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