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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. Use...
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Biggest and most common BS you've seen on a resume? FunnyMaybe I'm the only one here who absolutely hates cocky people but anyways I just thought mention somewhat of a rant. A classmate of mine was talking about how he has recruiters calling him all the time, etc. So I asked in a non-confrontational way if I could see his resume so I could know more of wh...
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I'm stumped on a CFA Level 1 Exam Question...I was working on a practice test for Level 1 when I came across this bugger. The answer provided makes absolutely no sense to me. I honestly think they made an error. If I don't get to the bottom of this it will really bother me. Please give it a shot and let me know. Should be very simple. Question...
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What charities do you donate to?While I've been known to give to charitable causes in the past, I've recently become more generous with my money and have begun donating to a number of charities that I believe have a high impact and a sustainable business model, particularly those that are engaged in microlending (ACCION Internatio...
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Weight gain and the analyst years..?About to start my analyst stint in MM IB. Wanted to hear how people stay in shape and/or keep off the pounds during the analyst years? I'm trying to stay in shape and not put anything on over the next three years. Any advice is appreciated! ...
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Wall Street status symbolsHi! I read this article on Business Insider about Wall St. status symbols and it said that items such as a Hermes tie and a pair of Ferragamo loafers are ones. Do you agree, are these really considered as such? If yes, then could you do some sort of an list of items/ things that are considered as st...
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WSO Excel Challenge ContestPlease embed the videos of you completing our WSO Excel Challenge to win a WSO T-shirt. Every month, we will be taking the fastest time and sending out a free t-shirt. All new members now get access to our 6 free financial modeling lessons, so you can click the sign up button in the menu above. If...
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Advice appreciated (On college transfer)Hello, fellow monkeys! I apologize for doing one of these threads once more, but I hope I can get feedback from some of you. I am a male South-American currently living in Asia (moved due to parent's work). I want to move to the United States, graduate from an American University and work in IB at...
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2015 Fantasy Football ThreadSo the 2015 NFL season will be starting pretty soon along with everyone's favorite office pastime. I will be in several leagues this year between my coworkers, college buddies, and childhood friends. Seeing as how this is WSO with supposedly the best in the valuation business frequenting this site, ...
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WSO Fantasy Football (?)Is anyone doing it or is anyone interested? ...
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Looking for a breast cancer specialist to see if my idea would workThis isn't anything related to finding a cure, but I had an idea that could really help detection at an earlier stage, but I'd like to speak to an actual expert in the field to see if it would be relevant. Being in the finance fields myself I dont know anyone, but I had a really simple thought, whic...
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Adding Value to Myself?Hey guys, I recently finished my required military service for South Korea after my sophomore year of undergrad and I've been looking for an off-cycle internship to do here. I've gotten to final round interviews for 4 different firms, ranging from BB to boutiques. I nail all the technical questions ...
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So, Is Ashley Madison Run by an Adultery-Hating Genius?According to this person's (extraordinarily interesting) analysis, virtually no Ashley Madison users were actually women, from Gizmodo [link inside post]: Out of 5.5 million female accounts, roughly zero percent had ever shown any kind of activity at all, after the day they were created. Ashley Madi...
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Paid well but boredI'm 31 years old and work as a controller for a F500. I'm making roughly $150k a year in total comp (base + bonus), work a straight 40 hour work week with little to no travel, live in a nice part of the country where the cost of living is slightly lower than the national average, and get 3 weeks of ...
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Chicago WSO Meetup?Would anyone on WSO from Chicago want to meetup? Not sure if there've been casual meetups outside of the WSO conference, but it might be good to have a meetup with like-minded monkeys if there's sufficient interest. Just a thought. ...
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so how was everyone's 4/20?I stayed 100% legal :) ...
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Watch out - There's a fake Goldman Sachs in ChinaWe all know that the People's Republic of China basically copies everyone's ideas, from making fake Rolex watches, Louis Vuitton handbags to pirating movies and selling DVDs on the street for less than $2. Its newest invention is Goldman Sachs (Shenzhen) Financial Leasing Co., which has been operati...
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Product Managers At Microsoft Be LikeWindows 7 and Previous Generations: - Why fuck with perfection? Let's just keep releasing the same product with very modest updates. It's the ultimate cashflow machine! Windows 8: - Let's get rid of the start menu that has become our trademark and gives our customers a clean, simple, and very functi...
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Why Am I seeing so many double posts nowadays?Am I the only one seeing all these duplicates?http://i.imgur.com/u7ii6KT.png ...
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What do you college bros do for funAside from partying/hanging with bros/studying College has made me realize how I've lost interest in a lot of my hobbies and interests My friends and I do nothing really productive ...
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