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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
1201 min 3 sec 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
92 min 35 sec 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
154 min 42 sec 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 ...
Click OK to Continue
2071 hour 37 min 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
464 hours 26 min 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
304 hours 39 min 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
654 hours 58 min ago
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What watch do you wear and What's your Dream Watch?I've seen the car topic, now let's start with the watches. I'm a watches maniac. Currently wear: Rolex GMT Master ref. 1675, Rolex Submariner 1680 red write. Next: AP 15300 Dream: Patek Philippe Nautilus 5712 ...
Steve Castle
75 hours 1 min 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
15 hours 5 min 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
465 hours 9 min 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
35 hours 9 min 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
15 hours 10 min 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
15 hours 13 min 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
85 hours 14 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
186 hours 34 min 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
167 hours 38 min 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
158 hours 48 min 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
210 hours 4 min 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
210 hours 5 min 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
3310 hours 51 min 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
1811 hours 45 min 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
312 hours 26 sec 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
512 hours 9 min 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
412 hours 14 min 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
013 hours 33 min 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
3914 hours 2 min 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
014 hours 27 min 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
22314 hours 52 min 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 day 3 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
01 day 6 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 day 8 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
131 day 8 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
1091 day 10 hours 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
01 day 11 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
341 day 12 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 day 13 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
351 day 14 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 day 15 hours ago
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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 day 17 hours ago
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Best and Worst of KickStarter Campaigns - Trials and TribulationsBelieve 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
01 day 19 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
06 days 11 hours ago
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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
202 days 4 hours ago
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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
472 days 7 hours ago
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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
2952 days 8 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...
User42
52 days 8 hours ago
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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
312 days 10 hours ago
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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
12 days 13 hours ago
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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
02 days 13 hours ago
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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
02 days 17 hours ago
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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
472 days 18 hours ago
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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
403 days 27 min ago
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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
13 days 4 hours ago
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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
193 days 4 hours ago
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What's the most difficult job you've had?As I'm sure most of you are familiar with Steve Cohen and Point72; I recently watched a clip of Doug Haynes talking about the selection process for their Point72 Academy. He explained that they looked for candidates with grit, people who have held tough jobs. After hearing this, I thought back on my...
silverbuck898
383 days 6 hours ago
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SnapCash IPOIt has been recently announced that Snapchat will be taking their valuation to the open market in the coming months. It is reported that each share will be priced at $14-$16 for a valuation of $20B. Snapchat management will now go on the road to pitch their company to a wide array of investors. Do y...
JCI30
53 days 8 hours ago
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How common is Trump's "Power" handshake?How often do you encounter people in the business world who attempt such a handshake? I can't imagine there are very many people who do it to that degree, but how often after a handshake are you thinking "man that douchebag just tried to display his dominance over me" ? Skip ahead to 42 seconds for ...
Making Monkey
103 days 8 hours ago
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Reading is fundamental…the ROI of reading. Interesting read from FastCompany.com, many startup founders believe that making the time to read is more than just a relaxing habit but absolutely fundamental to the success of their business. founders who have a reading habit find that it helps their cognition and, by extension, grows their comp...
Lafanador01
223 days 14 hours ago
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Can I open a personal investing account if I work on the buyside (HF)??Currently work at a long/short equity HF, am I allowed to open a personal stock trading account (Robinhood, eTrade)? Are there any rules against that? Can I buy stocks in my personal portfolio that are the same in my HF portfolio? Also note I am a CFA candidate as well. ...
Pizz
53 days 14 hours ago
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How to hit the driver 300 yards?This is a question I get quite often and a valid one at that. Hitting the driver long will give you short irons into the green and make par 5s more manageable. In order to hit a drive 300 you will need 1. 105+ MPH club head speed 2. Proper launch and Spin 3. Not a slice. Clubhead Speed To get a fast...
BillBelichick37
13 days 14 hours ago
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WSO Monkey at OWS VideosLast week we sent our very own mascot out to OWS to charm the crowd, pass out some bananas, engage in some conversation and spread the message: "Wall Street Monkeys are not part of the 1%" Best videos of the bunch are below, and if you haven't seen the photos yet, see the album on our Facebook page...
AndyLouis
193 days 15 hours ago
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'F-you money'It looks like Google has shoveled too much money into its AI/AV departments, because they are going elsewhere. According to Bloomberg... One Reason Staffers Quit Google's Car Project? The Company Paid Them So Much 'F-you money' awarded to veteran team members boosted parent Alphabet's R&D costs...
Tchyk
303 days 17 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
173 days 19 hours ago
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Is online Selling Adderall websites have LicenseIf the people use adderall than from where they can get. In the other hand, i have seen some websites which selling adderall online ie. buyonlineadderall(.)com, I want to know that is it legal and really provide the authentic medicine. So anyone have some experience in this respect. Thanks in advan...
robinhud
13 days 23 hours ago
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What's the most $ you could lose for your firm w/ one click? Or how much damage could you cause with one error? one wrong click, one wrong number inputed do you ever get home and think "shit, did i forget to....." ...
Making Monkey
424 days 4 min 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
344 days 59 min ago
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Allergan agrees to buy fat-freezing company for $2.47bnFT.com article Allergan said it would pay $2.47bn in cash to acquire the maker of machines that freeze and remove fat cells, as the drugmaker best known for its Botox wrinkle treatment expands its offering for plastic surgeons and cosmetic dermatologists. Zeltiq's CoolSculpting machines use a proce...
Matrick
74 days 2 hours ago
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The $250,000 StockWarren Buffett has never split the class A shares of Berkshire Hathaway and don't count on him doing it any time soon. The stock is now over $250,000 a share and thats up over 3 million percent... not bad returns. Three Reasons Why Warren Buffett Never Split Berkshire's $250,000 Stock Over the year...
Tchyk
04 days 6 hours ago
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Should The NFL Change Its Overtime Rules?As a Patriots fan, I admit that I recently benefited from the current overtime rules. However, if the Falcons had won the toss, scored right away, and won the game; I would have been very displeased in the overtime format. I've heard many opinions on what the NFL should do, but I haven't been comple...
silverbuck898
24 days 8 hours ago
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Moving to DC from AustraliaHi All, I'm from Australia just finished undergrad and moving to start a gig in consulting in the DC area. The office area is in the McClean/Arlington area. I know no one in DC, unfortunately so any advice you could give in regards to areas to live in/Areas to avoid would be great! Also any other ti...
Jaxom
604 days 8 hours ago
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SoftBank to acquire Fortress Investment Group for $3.3bnFT article SoftBank's billionaire founder Masayoshi Son, who has boasted of creating the "Berkshire Hathaway of tech", has thrown himself into the world of private equity and hedge funds with a $3.3bn acquisition of US alternative asset manager Fortress Investment Group. The deal by the Japanese gr...
Matrick
34 days 10 hours ago
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The Rusty Honda was Right - 30 Car Brands and Their 10 Year Maintenance CostsThe cost of not driving "The Rusty Honda" can be quite taxing. Who still wants to pony up for Middle Class clout? Your Mechanic expands upon the article from LifeHacker referenced below. The cost of not driving "The Rusty Honda" can be quite taxing. Who still wants to pony up for Middle Class clout?...
Ebolamonkey
434 days 12 hours ago
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Where did you go for Spring Break when you were in college?Although I already have plans for Spring Break, I thought with it coming up, now might be a good time to ask you monkeys where you went storage when you were in college. Looking to start discussion on pricing, location, thoughts on food and nightlife, climate etc. in places where you all have been s...
@_KrK
24 days 13 hours ago
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What was your first job and where are you now?Including unpaid jobs and internships, where did you start out? For me, I worked as a youth soccer coach in high school and helped a lot of local teams with spare hands. Now I work for a private equity research firm in London. I was curious if anyone has an interesting starting point before moving t...
GabeTheGreat
274 days 16 hours ago
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A Little Flashback: Nokia 3310Hello monkeys, How many of you remember using these phones? Generation X bankers, I'm looking at you! Did you use these to text other traders about your stock pick, or call home to let your family know you're going home late? If yes, great news: Nokia is reportedly planning a relaunch of the iconic...
Dealova
04 days 21 hours ago
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How Important Is It To Have A Mentor?I recently attended an event that featured a panel full of successful businesspersons. The purpose of the event was for them to answer questions on how they got to where they were at. Something that stuck was when one of the businessmen explained how having a mentor had a profound effect on his care...
silverbuck898
34 days 23 hours ago
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Just found my brown twinJust found the brown me, in case any of you were wondering. Apparently he's a rocket scientist in India, so that's pretty cool. He's done the 'stache to a T. @BillBelichick37 , @Matrick , @thebrofessor , @IlliniProgrammer , @Eddie Braverman ...
Frank Quattrone
05 days 1 hour ago
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Travel Insurance for Work-Related Reasons?I booked a trip for late May and I may or may not be able to go due to active deals. Has anyone used "cancel for work reasons" or "cancel for any reason" insurance before and been successfully reimbursed? Any recommendations? It seems like most travel insurance providers will do anything to not reim...
MMBanker14
15 days 2 hours ago
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Is The Rise in Bank Shares Coming At The Expense Of Employees?https://www.wsj.com/articles/its-boom-time-again-f... Monkeys, was reading this article on WSJ. The banking sector is seeing bright days with increasing investor confidence. But a lot of them mention that they are cutting back on expenses (real estate , employee benefits etc.). There was also news o...
FinDroid
05 days 3 hours ago
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Google Can Now Design An Outfit For YouGoogle is teaming up with H&M to make an app that will create the perfect outfits for you based on the data retrieved from your electronic devices, aka your previous purchases and most viewed pages. Once you open this app, it will immediately show you all the outfits it has put together, and you...
scorpio20
315 days 4 hours ago
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Analytical Projects that you've done beforeFor the benefit of everyone, I thought it would be helpful if the WSO community would be kind enough to share their experience and responsibilities with analytical projects in any finance field; Trading, Equity research, fixed income, portfolio management, client service, etc. If possible, can the c...
llee255
05 days 4 hours ago
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6 Steps to Improve Your Decision MakingThere is a lot of conversation around decision making and how to best go about making the right choices. Theres a mathematical modeling/decision tree approach, some people have no approach and go with their gut feeling (perhaps a method within itself). I always find myself struggling to narrow down ...
Tchyk
05 days 6 hours ago
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How important is it to know sports?I'm in b-school writing a newsletter to make it easier for non-sports fans to keep up with sports news. Is it really important in banking to know sports and talk sports? How often does the topic come up? ...
msclutch
25 days 7 hours ago
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Starting finance career with shaved head?Hey everyone, wanted to get some advice from fellow monkeys. Looking to shave my head soon (balding is becoming fairly noticeable around the temples and the top). Tired of having to do weird combing and pretend it looks alright in pictures. ...
Tam Wake
445 days 11 hours ago
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Apple at all time highThere's a lot of optimism surrounding the 10th anniversary iPhone, and recently Apple revealed that they are releasing two original TV shows this spring. This has helped push their stock price to an all time high and their market cap is back above $700bn, but is this really a record worth noting? ...
kidbrown
05 days 11 hours ago
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What happens when your force yourself/others out of bed in the morning...So I've been struggling with this one for a while. I like to be up early, but my girlfriend is severely against this idea. Her commute is about an hour-and-a-half 70-ish miles each way. I always suggest she wake up in the mornings and leave early to beat the city traffic. This would also help me, as...
Tchyk
345 days 14 hours ago
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Career Advice.hey, new user here. seeking any input regarding career or just general financial advice. to give a bit of short background, currently first year undergrad student, umich. used to lurk here around age 15-16 for a while, i still remember some memorable posters so if they would like to chime in that wo...
post-mortem capital
85 days 17 hours ago
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Tech ValuationI was wondering if someone could discuss tech valuation multiples (specifically for internet, software and semiconductor companies). My understanding is that internet companies that are pre EBITDA are going to use funky valuation methods like number of unique users, software companies typically have...
slome
15 days 17 hours ago
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Most Promising Jobs in FinanceLinkedIn recently released an article on the most promising jobs in the financial sector; none of the jobs were very surprising to see on the list. 1. Financial Analyst 2. Underwriting Manager 3. Quantitative Analyst 4. Scrum Master 5. Data Analyst 6. Product Manager 7. Credit Analyst 8. Software ...
tgi-finance
25 days 18 hours ago
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Anyone in Moscow this weekend and next week?I'll be in Moscow seeing friends this weekend if anyone is around and wants to get a drink. I'm based out of London and would definitely be interested in hearing how finance is going over there. PM me if you want to meet up. I'll be around Saturday leaving Wednesday morning. Spasibo ...
OCbFree
05 days 19 hours ago
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Got Laid Off - How will this hurt my MBA chances?Guys, My firm went through annual downsizing and I got caught in the gutter a few days ago. I already have a job lining up before the layoff but was wondering how this will affect my chances of going to the top MBA schools? Since I already have another job lining up, can I say I left the job volunta...
BitiProno
125 days 19 hours ago
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New Comment. Click here to refresh.Anyone else annoyed by this popup that you can't get rid of? Even the WSO Chat on the bottom right is a bit annoying (takes you to a new page...) ...
User42
05 days 20 hours ago
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How will humanity survive in the future?All the AI and universal income topics got me thinking about this. With robots/AI uprising, how will humanity survive? I don't mean this in a terminator kind of way, but with AI taking over most of the unskilled - and even skilled work later on - unemployment is going to be a huge issue. If we do no...
silverace
05 days 21 hours ago
+9
Superbowl 2017: Patriots vs Falcons WOW. Congrats to @WallStreetOasis.com's Patriots, they came back from being down 28-3 in one of the best games I've ever seen. -First-ever Super Bowl to go to overtime (28-28) -MVP Tom Brady adds to his legend with masterful OT drive -They trailed 3-28 and eventually won 35-28 -25 points in second ...
AndyLouis
525 days 23 hours ago
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Rejected from 3 Final round PE Interviews as well as from the girl I loveSome of the users on this page are incredibly smart and proved to be very helpful in the past, thats why I am seeking advice via this way. I am currently a second year IBD (TMT) analyst in NYC . However, I failed to jump the ship and make the transition to PE this year. I failed three final round in...
NeverGiveUpMonkey
296 days 7 min ago
+1
Bookmark Function BrokenIs it just me or is everyone's bookmark function broken? ...
Hamilton
86 days 13 hours ago
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Analysts - How do you save money?What do you guys use to save/invest your excess cash? I was considering starting up a wealthfront account, but was curious to hear what others were doing. Thanks. ...
Blue_Horseshoe_5
16 days 13 hours ago
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Best balance transfer card offerHi Guys, I looking for a new credit card and found balance transfer credit card offers on huffingtonpost. Can you please help me in choosing best card here. ...
Mike cowell
06 days 16 hours ago
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Valentine's Day Last Minute ShoppingWhere do you go for last minute Valentines Day gifts for the significant other or others in NYC? Huge fan of Brookfield Place. ...
Negative Rates Ghostrider
26 days 18 hours ago
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2/13/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming WSO Meet Ups: WSO Happy Hour - Paris: Friday, 17 February, @ Au Trappiste Upcoming webinars: Webinar: RE Webinar - Multifamily Sector -- 7pm ET, 2/16/17 Posts of the Week: The Road Less Traveled by @Rags to Hermes. 33 SB's.Trump = Quant-mageddon? by @George Kush. 14 SB's....
AndyLouis
01 week 11 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
241 week 1 hour ago

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