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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. Use...
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Alone Time From S/O?So I've been with this girl for like 6 months. I live at her place, which is 15 minutes from work. And I don't pay rent, which is fucking dope (saving all my shekels). She's definitely wife material (whether or not we'll be getting married is another story). Cooks, cleans, always dtf, into all the s...
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Idiotic Compliance TrainingI'm forced to deal with this shit at the end of every quarter and it's just so frustrating. We have to take a series of online courses on the usual bullshit topics -- sanctioned countries, money laundering, etc. The worst part is there's a quiz at the end of each section and we have to achieve a min...
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Idiotic Compliance TrainingI'm forced to deal with this shit at the end of every quarter and it's just so frustrating. We have to take a series of online courses on the usual bullshit topics -- sanctioned countries, money laundering, etc. The worst part is there's a quiz at the end of each section and we have to achieve a min...
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Yuppie majorWhat's the ultimate "yuppie" major? I'd say finance. ...
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Best pet for an analyst in investment banking?All, I've always wanted to have a pet but never had the opportunity. Since I clearly have a strain on time to take care of a pet, I am inquiring as to what would the best pet be? Working till late but generally don't hit over 100 hours/week. Dog would be out of the question, and fish are a little la...
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Ask DickFuld May 2015Ready to answer questions... ...
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Tax Rates For Major US Financial Cities?New York City 2.907%-3.648% New York 4%-8.82% Chicago 0% Illinois 3.75% San Francisco 1.5% California 2-13.3% Houston 0% Texas 0% These figures could be outdated or j...
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Tax Rates For Major US Financial Cities?New York City 2.907%-3.648% New York 4%-8.82% Chicago 0% Illinois 3.75% San Francisco 1.5% California 2-13.3% Houston 0% Texas 0% These figures could be outdated or j...
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no reply from patrick after 2 days2 days back i emailed patrick with regards to the wall st mentor service but he has yet to reply me although it is stated on this website that he will reply within 24 hours anyone has similar experience? how long did u had to wait? ...
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NYC Fourth of JulyAnyone know of the good places to be? Willing to spend for a worthy event. New to the area so I simply don't know how it is. Thanks ...
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NYC Fourth of JulyAnyone know of the good places to be? Willing to spend for a worthy event. New to the area so I simply don't know how it is. Thanks ...
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Connecting over Race/Ethnicity?This thread is pretty straightforward. If you're a person of color and find someone in the industry who is also a person of color, would your similarities in ethnicity alone be seen as a justifiable reason to reach out? In other words, can race/ethnicity be used to make a connection much in the same...
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Woman Awarded $18M in Sexual Harassment Suit Against Wall Street BossNo doubt that the CEO made some pretty terrible decisions, and surely he deserves some punishment for stalking and threats...but $18 million? Probably a small dent for his part, but the lady is set for life. From ABC news: (Link inside the post) Woman Gets $18M in Sex Harassment Suit Against Wall ...
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Woman Awarded $18M in Sexual Harassment Suit Against Wall Street BossNo doubt that the CEO made some pretty terrible decisions, and surely he deserves some punishment for stalking and threats...but $18 million? Probably a small dent for his part, but the lady is set for life. From ABC news: (Link inside the post) Woman Gets $18M in Sex Harassment Suit Against Wall ...
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CountriesWhen someone foreign is applying for a job at Wall Street, does his nationality matter? I know it probably doesn't, but I think there are some skills/stereotypes etc.. You link with certain nationalities. Do you think this is true at all? Imagine that you had ten job applicants, you know not...
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NESCAC bros onlyAs you can see I'm not at a Nescac but my little brother is heading to Trinity College, and I was wondering about the amount of alumni on the street. Certainly a school with connections. And what about Colby? ...
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What "Ballers" gets about football and moneyRead this in the new york times. Show looks good. Really captures the hustle of PWM What "Ballers" Gets About Football and Money HBO's "Ballers" has been compared repeatedly to "Entourage," but amid its (many) scenes of dudes partying, the show focuses on something a bit more nerdy: money management...
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Body Ink on Wall StreetI've noticed a lot more people in the locker room, gym, or wherever with tattoos recently... even among senior guys, it seems like it's become a bit more acceptable. I wanted to post this earlier today but forgot. Anyway, my boss caught me yesterday in the locker room (most of us go to the same gy...
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Fellow Monkeys, Straight to Hell?Really curious to hear everyone's thoughts on the new book coming out on July 14th called Straight to Hell. Very cool back story that has been unraveling for a while now that I know we are all familiar with. If this is the first time hearing of the book I highly recommend you check out and do a lit...
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Favorite Beer?Any other monkeys into craft beer? I've recently been digging Lagunitas Lil' Sumpin Ale and Sculpin IPA. I'm looking to try some others, what beers do you guys like? Mod Note (Andy): super user @"frieds" did a great blog series on beer, definitely check it out here ...
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My back has never been the same ever again...Hi All.. 2 years of working in a PE firm has completely broken my back to the point where the thought of sitting makes me want to scream my lungs out. I left the firm on March 31 and I though the lack of intense work would probably straighten my back and would go on to live happily ever after. But n...
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Changing your surnameHi! I didn't find any specific forum for this, so I'll just post it here. I have my mother's last name and I'd like to change it to my father's last name (because I'm the last man to keep the name going). I haven't heard of anyone who has done it (in finance). Do you know anyone who has changed his/...
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Changing your surnameHi! I didn't find any specific forum for this, so I'll just post it here. I have my mother's last name and I'd like to change it to my father's last name (because I'm the last man to keep the name going). I haven't heard of anyone who has done it (in finance). Do you know anyone who has changed his/...
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