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Friends & Social Life after GraduationInterested to hear about everyone's social experiences after graduation. I am finding it increasingly harder to make decent relationships after college. Most of the friends I had during college days have moved abroad/other cities/lost contact and ended up with a fairly small amount of remaining peop...
NassLaMenace
112 min 33 sec ago
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Need a DJ.......FAST!!!!Guys, need a few recommendations for a DJ for a friend's private party in London real fast!!!! Must have great tracks up on soundcloud or elsewhere. Budget of $50k and all other related expenses (travel, etc) paid. EDIT:- Just noticed the typo in the original. It's 50k, not 500k - that would be insa...
Frank Quattrone
81 hour 12 min ago
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How much money have you saved?I'm 25, and I feel like I have hardly any money saved. I'm looking at going to b-school soon, and will definitely have to take out loans. I don't think that's surprising, but it just got me thinking about how much is normal to have accumulated at this point in my life. Also, how are y'all investing ...
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2561 hour 45 min ago
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The Sleep CureRead this really interesting article in Time about sleep, and its effect on the body. I always knew it was important to get enough sleep, but never really understood the reasons behind it. This article was really eye opening, and its making me think I should be prioritizing sleep a bit more. The Sle...
Tchyk
03 hours 36 min ago
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Are we moving towards a dramatic ending?There's literally a new, more dramatic Trump story coming out everyday. I know there's a lot of 'fake news' out there. But everyone is reporting a different dramatic story from Breitbart (Democrats invoke Amendment 25) to FiveThirtyEight (Is Trump messing with Government data), and of course to CNN ...
iBankedUp
734 hours 58 min ago
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That one question that always gets you stumped..As summer creeps up slowly, many students are still trying to find themselves an internship. There are many questions that I find students (like myself, when I'm not binge watching shows in between breaks or dreading the term GPA) asking their friends and upper years who have been through finance re...
Proteus
37 hours 22 min ago
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Favorite Sports MomentSimilar to this forum post regarding whether or not we will see another sports year like 2016-17, I was wondering what is the single greatest game/match you have watched in all sports and why is it the greatest in your opinion? For me, in person had to be my college basketball team beating the numbe...
imaginarynumber
728 hours 36 min ago
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Will Trump be a two-term president?Will he still get the support of Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Michigan 4 years from today? Will the election of Tom Perez to DNC piss of Progressives again? What will the economy look like--higher interest rates will slow down the economy pissing off Trump's base? ...
Pizz
012 hours 18 sec ago
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What do you Drive and What's your Dream Car?Ladies and Gentlemen, I know a whole lot of you are in NYC or cities where vehicle ownership doesn't make sense, but if somehow you do or for others in places where you have to own a car to get around... What is your current ride and why? What's your dream car(s)? I've got a few ponies in the stable...
Ebolamonkey
24812 hours 9 min ago
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Best and worst KickStarter campaigns you've seen? Believe the hype they say, believe the hype. Well, that's what people did back in the day for a cooler that was just a little bit cooler than the rest called Coolest. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ryangrepper/c... This little cooler was so cool in fact that it brought in $13mil pledges with a...
Ebolamonkey
1513 hours 59 min ago
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Just Turned 30; Here's Some Life Advice/Quotes I turned 30 last week, thought i'd pass some advice and my favorite quotations on to you all. I pulled all these from my grand list so it is by no means comprehensive, just a sample. Enjoy. fwiw I'm ex finance (spent 3 years in IB now work with a start up in Brazil). So here they are, in no order ...
David Aames
9414 hours 40 min ago
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White House blocks news organisations from press briefinghttp://money.cnn.com/2017/02/24/media/cnn-blocked-...https://www.rt.com/usa/378536-white-house-blocks-r... Trying to get some fresh perspective on this. Most of my friends are very left-leaning, and there (perhaps unsurprisingly) hasn't seemed to be much reporting in favour of the press ban. The ban...
Angus Macgyver
5615 hours 26 min ago
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What's the most valuable and versatile Undergraduate Degree nowadays and looking into the future?As a Senior HS student looking ahead not just 5 years from now but 15 years down the road, it scares me. I've been always interested in studying finance/business for my undergrad. Seeing the stagnating finance industry and the increase in automation (or atleast intentions to do so), I am having doub...
thefinancekid
8219 hours 29 min ago
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Martial ArtsAre you guys into martial arts? If yes, which one? I don't really have the time anymore but I loved it (Karate and Hapkido), great for keeping fit and less boring than just running and pumping iron. Maybe I'll see if I can return to Hapkido or start w/ Krav Maga. ...
dornelbr
10122 hours 5 min ago
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Most overrated Events / Festivals?It's Mardi Gras season, and that had me thinking, what events/festivals (domestic or international) are most overrated? From the stories i've heard, Mardi Gras would be on the list. Haven't been personally but it sounds like an absolute shit show... though I guess if that's what your heart desires t...
Making Monkey
131 day 7 hours ago
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Finance not the Best Paying Job to Million(s) before 30?Know someone who clears a cool $5 not including carry in Houston TX in his early-mid 30s. This individual is lucky and opportunistic doing 40 hour weeks in Private Equity most of the time. There are many routes to the first million and beyond. WSO crowd is very finance centric in its approach in att...
Ebolamonkey
41 day 11 hours ago
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Graduation Date and Full Time OffersHello Fellow Monkeys, Is there a difference in terms of graduation semester? Would graduating in the winter affect job success vs graduation in the spring? All help is appreciated! Best, Boomer01 ...
Boomer01
21 day 12 hours ago
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A paradigm shift caused by automation: Now is the best time to pursue your true passion? *note: this is just a big picture argument Sure, some monkeys are truly passionate about finance and business but let's be frank, a lot of monkeys are mainly in it for the prestige and money. I'm not even in college yet but I believe that life is short and **perhaps now (more than ever before) you a...
thefinancekid
31 day 12 hours ago
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Importance of Internship LocationHello Monkeys, I'm not sure if other individuals have came across this, but I feel it would be an interesting topic to discuss. How important is the location of an internship? There are clearly major financial hubs, including New York City, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, etc., but do locations play a...
Boomer01
01 day 12 hours ago
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WSO T-shirtGot my free WSO T-shirt...holla when you see me wear it!!! Thank you WSO ...
bossman
341 day 13 hours ago
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News RessourcesHi, In the context of interviews (and the financial sector in general) I always read, that it's important to be able to talk about the global economy and the trends in it. But reading different news, and trying to filter important things, I find myself often enough spendig too much time. One news-si...
Etb
01 day 16 hours ago
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How Your Job Defines YouI've always hated the question "What do you do?" most likely because I never really knew how to answer it. For the longest time I've ran my own businesses and investments in various fields from ecommerce to software engineering. Nothing specific really define me, when I gave my half-hearted answer p...
Tchyk
31 day 17 hours ago
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Taking drugs to study? Is it worth it?Many students in high pressure schools take drugs like Adderall to focus when studying and get higher grades. Ivy leagues are notorious for this practice, and I didn't realize how common it was until I met one person looking for Adderall. Is it worth it to take these drugs and does it actually help?...
tgi-finance
481 day 17 hours ago
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The REAL Julian Assange was captured on October 16th, 2016 =Body double fools millions -Edward Snowden & Jim Stone agree. Put away the tin foil and read this carefully before you even think of poking a little fun at me. You won't be chuckling nor rolling your eyes for very long... http://www.opnlttr.com/letter/has-cia-coup-wikilea... Wikileaks is now a CIA honeypot trap black op that already netted NSA employee Mart...
RWA
61 day 17 hours ago
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How to invest $300,000I'll get straight to the point: a family tragedy has left me with a sizable piggy bank, roughly $300K. As far as investing goes, I am pretty clueless. I am meeting with my boss's financial advisor and accountant later in the week, but I would prefer to invest my own money myself rather than pay s...
mr1234
1041 day 18 hours ago
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Shl questions, help me!!Does anyone have any links to practice SHL questions apart from the ones on the SHL website? I always fell down on the numerical test. :( Any help/links would be appreciated. Thanks. ...
SmKateL
41 day 20 hours ago
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Looking to be adopted by a good and caring individualHi, I am looking for a person that would love me as their own son. I am happy to move to the USA to start anew. I don't want to be lost in the world. Human existence should be a valuable experience but I feel restricted due to my location and external opportunities. If you don't have kind or constru...
infinitefriend939
01 day 23 hours ago
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How to Spend the Last Hour of your WeekdayHello monkeys, Often times, we wonder what we have to do in that last hour before we call it a day (unless you're an investment banker and you're constantly piled in tons of work!) Do something important? Maybe not, with just an hour remaining on the clock, but sitting and doing nothing is literally...
Dealova
22 days 2 hours ago
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Are youtubers overpaid?Top youtubers are pulling in 7 figure a year and many of them are under 30. For example, PewDiePie pulls in over 5 million a year and he's still I'm his 20s. All he does is scream weird noises while playing videos games. Even if ur not the most popular channel, u can still make a living. I personall...
thefinancekid
212 days 6 hours ago
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Recommend books for summer readingI won't be starting my job until early September so have plenty of time this summer. One thing I want to do is catch up on my reading. Looking for recommendations for books in the areas of investing, macroeconomics, finance, and politics. The first book I'm gonna tackle is "King of Oil," about Ma...
MBAGrad2015
462 days 6 hours ago
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The Value of the Finance Industry in the FutureI personally think the future of finance is in financial innovation. When i say "financial innovation" i don't mean CDS, CDO's, and complex financial instruments. I mean that the future of finance will be focussed on creative new/ways to allocate capital. So long as the monetary system exists, capit...
thefinancekid
02 days 6 hours ago
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Billions Season 2First episode description: Chuck faces scrutiny within his office and from the Attorney General. Axe refortifies Axe Capital, and weighs his options for retaliation. The fund wrestles with a precarious economic landscape that threatens the very existence of Axe Cap. Wendy entertains an offer from a ...
StaphyBone
442 days 6 hours ago
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Anyone ever try Cryotherapy?I've noticed that after taking a shower and getting to work my face is puffy. Holding a refrigerated coke can on my face helps and I feel great afterwards. Kinda reminded me of American Psycho when Bateman is describing his morning routine which includes an ice mask. This sparked an interest in cryo...
GoldmansSack
152 days 7 hours ago
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Most Unconventional Ways To Make Six Figures???It seems like every week I come across a new article about some kid making six figures through some outlandish way. Whether its from reselling Jordans, selling antiques on eBay, or creating a new app; there is always some unconventional way. It almost makes me feel disappointed in myself, like I sho...
silverbuck898
82 days 7 hours ago
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WSO Happy Hour: Thur 2/23, 7:00pm @5th and MadHappy 2017, dear monkeys! Join us for the second happy hour of 2017! Come by and enjoy a few drinks and bites with fellow finance professionals. First few attendees get a WSO T-shirt! Date/Time: Thursday, Feb 23rd, @ 7:00pm How to find the group: Mention "WSO" or "WallStreetOasis" at the door and th...
In The Flesh
62 days 9 hours ago
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Mayweather vs McGregor a go?So apparently this fight is closer to reality than many thought. According to the Irish Sun: A source close to the Straight Blast Gym star told the Irish Sun: "Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather have agreed a deal to fight and have both settled on their respective fees. The contract hasn't offici...
kidbrown
362 days 15 hours ago
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What sports should I follow? I'm an international student and have no clue for american football or baseball / basketball. I'm currently interning at a middle-market PE firm and everything they talk about is sports, and I have no clue. What sports should I follow to fit in? Additionally, what show/media/news should I watch so t...
laughamout
72 days 17 hours ago
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Unilever and Kraft Heinz - The Right Approach to Running a CompanyThis post was inspired by the FT's Big Read on the Kraft-Unilever deal: (This account is too new to link) look up "The $143bn flop: How Warren Buffett and 3G lost Unilever" There were two charts in the above article that really got me thinking (attached to the post). Now if we look at the charts, th...
Mountain_Monkey
02 days 18 hours ago
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Islam, the White House, and the "Counter-Jihadist" movementSo I just got through an illuminating Vox article linked here: http://www.vox.com/world/2017/2/13/14559822/trump-... and I want to get some thoughts from fellow WSO members. If you can't (or won't) read the entire article here is a short summary. 1.) a group of people believe the spread of Islam thr...
BobTheBaker
1752 days 18 hours ago
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Space Travel and Tourism - A Space Odyssey to Mars and Beyond!NASA did extraordinary things back in 1969 by putting a Man on the Moon. Now, the torch bearer has been passed to private industry with SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic. The topic of Space isn't a new one as man have been looking and pondering about the Heavens for eons. In Science Fiction,...
Ebolamonkey
102 days 18 hours ago
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What type of companies do ex-bankers create?This is my first time posting, I was just simply wondering what type of companies do retired bankers tend to create and why? ...
financekid02
42 days 21 hours ago
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I WILL pay for your coffee/lunch!I feel like this is the most basic question ever, but it's a problem I am constantly having. People are always paying for meals/coffee with me, even if I reach out to them for a meeting or informational interview. Even when I set the precedent that I'll be taking you out for lunch... etc. When it co...
Tchyk
343 days 2 hours ago
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How Would Immortality Change the Way We Live?Among the many interesting candidates in the 2016 election, there was someone really, really low on the totem pole who ran on the platform of immortality. Zoltan Istvan wants to "cure" death, as explained by this video by The Atlantic. How Would Immortality Change the Way We Live? I can't really tak...
Tchyk
33 days 3 hours ago
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Trump Administration Drafts Executive Order to Reform H-1B, J-1, L-1, E-2 and B1 Visas"President Donald Trump's next target in his administration's immigration policy will focus on what Silicon Valley fears most: the work-visa programs that tech companies rely on to hire tens of thousands of workers each year, according to a report by Bloomberg. The executive order is still a draft, ...
AnotherPersonNumeroUno
363 days 6 hours ago
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Employees Across US Fired for Joining Day Without Immigrants ProtestI actually saw this story trending Facebook first, but a story has now hit the front page of CNBC. Apparently a bunch of people just decided to not show up to work in order to protest and all got fired from it. Restaurants and day cares were among the businesses in states like Florida, Tennessee, ...
PatrickStar120
213 days 8 hours ago
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What Clubs Were You Apart Of In College? I feel like clubs are one of the best ways to make connections. You never know who you'll meet, and who that person ends up knowing. I've found out that it doesn't have to be business related either. For example, I overhead an older student explaining how he joined a cooking club, and it ended up be...
silverbuck898
73 days 10 hours ago
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Best Place to Smoke Cigars in NYC?Hey Monkeys Just moved to the Big Apple and looking for a spot to smoke a stogie and meet cool people. Been going to Casa de Montecristo's every Friday due to their awesome BYOB policy and bumping DJ. Probably going to check out Carnegie Club here pretty soon. Any recommendations on spots to smoke a...
saw23
193 days 13 hours ago
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What is your methodology for learning?I've read a couple of books on approaches to learning/studying (MindSet, The Art of Learning, How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci, etc.) and I'm curious as to how WSO users approach learning. What type of learning environment do you prefer? What methodologies do you use? What helps transition you i...
Thesituation
03 days 14 hours ago
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Dentist Visits Are a Waste of Time!Let me preface by saying I was born with a full set of perfect teeth and so the whole dentist thing has always seemed unnecessary to me, the kind of medical care that people get basically just to demonstrate that they have money, like how New York Jews all go to therapy. A little more backstory: I h...
Fear The Bulge
23 days 14 hours ago
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Taking a few months off before starting new jobGuys, I decided to take a few months off prior to starting my job as I am completely burnt out by my current job and just wanted to devote a few months to do things I am passionate about/ interested in. Would the new employer be bothered by this or they would not care less? How should I speak with t...
bondtradercu
253 days 15 hours ago
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College junior seeking adviceHello everyone, I'd be very grateful to anyone willing to read/skim through this and share their thought on the matter. I'm currently a junior studying finance at a non target school in Europe, and I've been looking to break into the industry (that being CorpFin or IBD) for a while. However, my g...
Uphillhustle
03 days 15 hours ago
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Top Documentaries - All-Time Favorites and WhyMasterful story telling is key to content delivery and great documentaries got that in spades. Key Ingredients that make a Documentary great and have a lasting impact on me are: Content Delivery/Directing Length (run-time) Content is at the core of the story telling to give the tale substance, the d...
Ebolamonkey
643 days 18 hours ago
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Historians Rank Obama 12th Best PresidentOn the front page of fox this morning there is an article about a new survey released Friday that ranked President Obama as the country's 12th best President. C-SPAN released a survey Friday that asked historians to rank past presidents and former-President Obama was voted the country's 12th best, ...
PatrickStar120
854 days 8 hours ago
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Finance major or General Business majorIf you had the option to get into the best university in your state but for a general business degree or go to another university and get a finance degree. What would be better for the future and would a general business degree effect by decreasing your chance to land a job in the corporate world? ...
thomas97
04 days 11 hours ago
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"No drinking rule" established for employeesLloyd's of London, an insurance company in Europe, recently notified its several hundred employees that drinking alcohol between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm is forbidden. Apparently, it used to be popular to consume liquor with lunch, but the practice has died out over the years. "Lloyd's was one of ...
tgi-finance
214 days 13 hours ago
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Real World Mechanics of Currency and Hedging?So I understand the mathematical principles of currency and currency hedging very well; however, I have no idea how the industry operates in practice (given that it's a 24/7 business). I've got a business now that may require, in some respects, substantial currency trading and even currency hedging ...
Virginia Tech 4ever
04 days 17 hours ago
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GMP Compliance SoftwareI am looking for a GMP (good manufacturing practice) compliance software that would help us in complying with our GMP audit. Once that can also help us with event detection, event correction and continuous improvement. Any suggestions? ...
Midge Overton
14 days 20 hours ago
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How to succeed post 20'sIn my early 20s, I really believed that in order to succeed all you need is work really hard. You gotta be gritty to succeed. You gotta put in long hours to be successful. You gotta be very good at technical things and establish yourself as a thought leader in particular domain. I don't think all of...
Naoki Hanzawa
194 days 23 hours ago
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Six books in 12 weeks challengeApparently there is a FT Business Book Challenge...see here Six books in 12 weeks. The challenge we set listeners of our new business book podcast in 2016 was a stiff one and, in truth, it is not clear how many met it. What is clear, however, is that FT columnists, asked to select a "classic" busin...
Matrick
05 days 1 hour ago
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New Shit List: Apartment BuildingHoly shit. I had no idea a few minor complaints about the gym would turn into my most popular post of all time. That's like if Drake were still best known for his role on Degrassi (should probably add "no homo" here, so...no homo). Since you monkeys latched onto that so fast, let me present another...
Fear The Bulge
315 days 2 hours ago
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"Tax The Robots" Says Bill GatesStumbled upon an interesting article on Forbes that talked about taxing robots that replace human workers. Seems like an interesting concept that could possibly gain attention in the coming future. I mean this is something I've never even considered, but it sounds like it makes sense. With the ever ...
silverbuck898
155 days 3 hours ago
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Based on your personal experience, who was the favorite on Wall Street during the 2016 election?During the 2016 election, who was the favorite on Wall Street? Did most Wall Street financiers you know support Donald Trump or Clinton? I know that a majority of Wall Street donations went to Clinton this year. I've heard that Wall Street typically leans Republican, but that many Wall Street banker...
Melior
65 days 11 hours ago
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Information SourcesSo I was at dinner last night and really lamenting the information sources available nowadays. I am looking for some suggestions of either magazines, journals (academic or other), as well as research sources. Looking for science, medical, foreign affairs, economics, technology, anything other than c...
TNA
05 days 12 hours ago
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Be memorable at the career fair without being annoyingWhether you are just starting your college journey or getting ready to graduate soon, make sure to take your local college career fairs very seriously. College career fairs are one of the best ways to find out more about different career paths while being exposed to various companies in a short am...
Christie Lindor
05 days 13 hours ago
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Success Depends on Personality, Not IQ According to an analysis conducted in a recent study, intellectual power may not be enough to achieve success in life. As the researchers note, the best driver of success in a person's life seems to be their personality. Determined after the examination of "four different data sets, which, between t...
shakeNbake
05 days 15 hours ago
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Timbs vs. Bean BootsAlright Monkeys, what do you think about these two acclaimed pieces of footwear. The Timberland 6' boot, or the L.L. Bean. duck boot? Discuss ...
Elvemage
115 days 17 hours ago
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Staying at homeI left home very young, and it always surprises me when I hear people in their mid 20s still living with their parents. I totally get the financial aspect, it would be amazing to save $2-3k/mo on rent/utilities and maybe even food, but I feel it would be a bit awkward. A few of my friends are moving...
Tchyk
45 days 18 hours ago
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How Do Investment Bankers View Management Consultants?Monkeys, I was networking with a VP (M&A( at a BB yesterday and asked him his opinion of Management consultants. He mentioned that he thought of them as flaky guys who did 'no real work'. I am not trying to ruffle any feathers here but considering that Banking and Consulting are preferred career...
FinDroid
25 days 19 hours ago
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2/20/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming WSO Meet Ups: WSO NYC Happy Hour: Thur 2/23, 7:00pm @5th and Mad Upcoming webinars: Webinar: RE Webinar - Multifamily Sector -- 7pm ET, 2/16/17Webinar: Real Estate Private Equity - Industry Overview -- 1:30pm ET, 2/27/17 Posts of the Week: New Shit List: Apartment Buildi...
AndyLouis
06 days 3 hours ago
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What companies do you respect?In a recent class discussion, we shared which companies we would like to work at upon graduation, and the reasons for choosing these companies. Common answers for respectable companies were Google, Apple, Spotify, and Deloitte. My favorite is probably Google, because of they way it treats its employ...
tgi-finance
1205 days 22 hours ago
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Books are back because Amazon likes themDo you guys read hardcopies still or more on iPad/Kindle? Good article in the FT: Ten years ago, as Jeff Bezos launched the Kindle ereader in New York, he declared that "the book is so highly evolved and so suited to its task that it's very hard to displace". Amazon's founder was right: this spring...
Matrick
656 days 3 hours ago
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Thoughts on the NBA All Star GameSince the All Star game is tonight, I thought that I would make a thread to share some thoughts on the game. Personally, I think the NBA's version of the All Star Game is a huge waste of time. Although most All Star games are the same way, at least other professional sports All Star games have some ...
@_KrK
16 days 3 hours ago
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12 Hour vs. 24 Hour Clock?For daily use, planning and calendars does anyone use a 24 hour clock/military time instead of the traditional 12 hour one? Could be quite useful especially once you start referring to different time zones. ...
Close4Coffee
36 days 4 hours ago
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French vs Portuguese?Hey there! I currently live in South America and was wondering whether to learn Portuguese or French, my goal is to get a job in IBD in the near future. I already speak Spanish (native) and English. I also took some classes of French during high school getting my DELF A2 but failing the B1. So what ...
PaisaMonkey
16 days 4 hours ago
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Dating a Hedge Fund ManagerI have been "seriously" dating a HF manager (in his early 40's, never married, withdrawn). Think Christian Bale's character in the Big Short. I know these guys work insane hours and look for specific qualities in a woman. I am in my late 20's and with limited dating experience I have to say it's not...
huanleshalemei
166 days 6 hours ago
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Need Funny / Clever Bank Name for Class ProjectI am working on a class project, and I need a funny or clever name for our bank. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated as I am not that creative. Government Sachs is already taken.... ...
banker4372
156 days 7 hours ago
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What NOT to do at a new jobI will starting a new job in the next few weeks and want to make a good first impression. I am curious about what not to do, behavior I should be watching out for. What might I be doing thats annoying to the higher-ups? Any of you veterans out there have some advice on not to do when starting out? W...
Tchyk
26 days 8 hours ago
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Do you think super teams are good or bad for sports?With the Warriors absolutely demolishing other playoff teams every night and the UCONN women's team going for their 100th win in a row soon, I thought that now would be a good time to ask you guys if you think that super teams are bad for sports. Personally, I do because, even as a Warriors fan, I h...
@_KrK
336 days 9 hours ago
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Best vacation with friends in 20sAfter a less than stellar first week long vacation as a member of the workforce, I've begun planning my next trip. As working in banking only allows two week long trips per year, I can't afford another swing and miss. So I ask you monkeys, what's your favorite week long guys trip you've been on and ...
JoeyJ
36 days 10 hours ago
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Increasing my savings/wealth as an 18 year old.Hi guys, i'm not a common poster on WSO but have always found it really helpful! Anyway - I am currently 18 (almost 19) and have about GBP13,000 saved. I am in uni but luckily I have received a scholarship where all costs (Books, tuition and living costs) have been paid for the company I work for (B...
Anand-Roy
56 days 11 hours ago
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university rankingWhat is more important the name of the university or your grades from an okay university? If you can go to a well-known university but won't get good grades or go to a relatively known university but not as good as the other one and get better grades, which one is the better choice for future jobs o...
thomas97
46 days 11 hours ago
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NYC Summer Rent IncreasesI'm moving to Manhattan this summer and know that rents will increase in the summer months. Was wondering if anyone knew about how much they would increase by and what month this starts to take effect. I won't actually move in until June, but I have the financial stability to grab a place in March/A...
GoldJacketGreenJacket
06 days 12 hours ago
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London accomodationHi, I just accepted a job offer in London and I am looking for a place to live now. What areas do you guys recommend? (the job will be in the city) Also anyone looking for a roommate? Thanks for your replies! ...
s2222323
396 days 12 hours ago
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Political preferences - impact on friendship and relationshipsThe recent US campaign and the initial days of the new Administration were being watched with interest not only by the domestic audience but by foreigners as well. As such, one of the things that I noticed was the polarization level, how people were/are really aggressive in defending their candidate...
dornelbr
06 days 13 hours ago
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Will We Ever See Another Sports Year Like 2016-2017?What a year! First off, we had the Cavaliers overcome a 3-1 deficit in the finals to a 73 win team. Such a remarkable feat that is almost unbelievable. Next, we had the Cubs overcome a 3-1 deficit to the Indians. A great series to watch, even for non-baseball fans. After that, we had Clemsons comeba...
silverbuck898
281 week 2 hours ago
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ExplosionsOkay, so its Sunday morning (UK time), and I am contemplating the week gone by. Operating conditions were: Stress = High Work Load = High Sleep = Low Adrenaline = High Which combined results in a short fuse, basically to the point where all it takes is for one unlucky person to catch me at the wrong...
TripleDown
21 week 7 hours ago
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YouTube and Disney drop vlogger PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videosOriginal FT.com article YouTube has cancelled a series with its highest-earning star PewDiePie, following a similar move by Walt Disney, after the Swedish video blogger posted a series of offensive videos containing anti-Semitic remarks. PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, made an estima...
Matrick
211 week 11 hours ago
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Tax AccountantHas anyone ever hired a tax accountant while still at a junior level (analyst/associate)? I know it sounds a little overboard given a junior persons pay vs someone more senior, but paying $2k to potentially eliminate some of the $xx,xxx we pay in taxes might be worth it. ...
itsanumbersgame
01 week 14 hours ago
+35
My Personal Gym Shit ListWelcome to a personal rant. I don't care that this looks like a Buzzfeed listicle, because I've got a bone to pick and my opinions matter the most. Here are the five types at my gym that I wish would instantly disappear, leaving only me and the other swole gods, and a bunch of hot girls. 1) Project...
Fear The Bulge
1751 week 16 hours ago
+3
Which Non-US City Would you do an International Rotation in and Why?I was curious how many people here have done international rotations (i.e. a stint of IB in Hong Kong, etc. through your bank/via externship) and how they liked it. Otherwise, I was wondering what cities people have an interest in doing business in and why. A medium-term goal of mine is to do some s...
Lester Freamon
201 week 1 day ago
+59
In Defense of Political In-CorrectnessYou can read my latest article (post election): here: "Shut. The F*ck. Up." This article could have easily been entitled "In defense of manhood," or something of that nature, but ironically I was too concerned with how people might interpret such a thing. And given that the point of the article isn'...
The Uncontortionist
471 week 1 day ago
+1
If you tip you're an idiotWhy the **** people tip is beyond my comprehension. If you're at a restaurant/eating out and someone brings you your food and at the end of the meal you owe them $30, then why would you tip them $10 just for carrying a plate of food back and forth. At the end of the meal it makes no difference whats...
fitnessmodel
2951 week 1 day ago
+4
How to deal with rejection?Currently a college student at an undergraduate business school, I have applied for a multitude of board positions, internships, competitive programs, and selective informational sessions. At this point, I have become accustomed to seeing the words "We regret to inform you..." which is when I just c...
tgi-finance
311 week 1 day ago
0
2016 Tax Returns - Woe and Whoa's of the IRS It's been said that "in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." I'm enjoying my evening plugging away at Turbo Tax 2016 and watching my returns pile up which is always a good thing. What's the effect damage percentage this year and how efficient are you with taxes (bas...
Ebolamonkey
11 week 1 day ago
0
Dole Food Co. - Class Action LawsuitBloomberg View columnist Matt Levine posted an article this morning in regard to the 2015 court order for David Murdock to pay an additional $2.74 a share, plus interest, due to a class action lawsuit against him when he had taken Dole Food Co. private. I'll let you all read the article, but when sh...
shortstack
01 week 1 day ago
+4
4 Vomit-Worthy Displays Of Office Romance I Was Forced To Bear Witness To This Valentine's DayI don't know about you schleps but Tuesday at my firm was like an avalanche of cringeworthy moments that left me wanting to Hoover my eyeballs out of their sockets. In increasingly painful procession occurred the following: COOKIE MONKEYCringe factor: 6/10 Some first-year ESL monkey decided it was a...
hrQueen
01 week 1 day ago
+13
Official Petition to Bring Back Brady4MVPWe, the monkeys of the Wall Street Oasis online community, hereby petition the resurrection of the user famously known as Brady4MVP. Currently said individual is operating under a moniker highlighting the distinction between mba's and muffins, and he is struggling. Having recently updated his avatar...
Going Concern
471 week 1 day ago
+3
Anybody ride motorcycles / dirtbikes?Been into bikes my whole life and rode when I was younger, but thinking of pulling the trigger on something soon. The plan is to buy a YZ125 and head to some local trails to get the foundation back and then moving on to a street bike. Will probably start with a Ninja250, learn the street ropes and t...
Myron Gainz
401 week 1 day ago
0
How do you make $700 million disappear?Theranos Inc., the embattled blood-diagnostics firm, is on the ropes. You don't say... I love talking about this company, it's just a great hobby of mine. Theranos raised nearly $900 million from investors and corporate partners from 2004 through early 2015, according to business and court records ...
Tchyk
11 week 2 days ago
+1
How do millennials differ from older employees in the financial services industry?Monkeys, was going through this article on Business Insider on how millennials differ from older employees in the work place as mentioned by a Hedge Fund. Here are the 4 points they mentioned: More frequent direct feedback A clearer understanding of career paths Differentiation and challenge Contrib...
FinDroid
191 week 2 days ago

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