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EURO 2016Who else is watching Euro 2016? I am stoked, to be honest. Will watch as many matches as I can. Who do you *want* to win vs who do you *think* will win? Who I want to win: England (obvious reasons), Belgium (like their side and some sentimental feelings after Brussels) Who I think will win: German...
karl_pilkington
692 min 45 sec ago
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Lionel Messi Retires ... From International Duties Earlier this morning I watched Chile beat Argentina 4-2 in penalties for Copa America. One of the highlights was, of course, Messi's off target miss in penalties which utterly destroyed him. Now fast forward a few hours, Messi announced to media that he is retiring from representing Argentina in int...
etx
3118 min 18 sec ago
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Brexit Wins - What You Need To KnowAfter months of campaigning, one side leaves distressed, the other ecstatic. The results show 52% voted to leave the EU versus 48% that voted for Britain to stay within the EU. That's 11,855,663 votes for Remain and 12,698,977 votes for Leave. The goal is to unwind Britain's 43-year membership of th...
etx
22227 min 19 sec ago
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Farted in Pipeline Meeting - Advice needed immediatelyIt was horrible. Smelled like someone killed a fat skunk with an egg stick. The two MDs in the room gave me the most evil stare I've ever seen...even worse than when I royally screwed up on a deal. Any help on what I should do to apologize? Thank goodness a couple analysts were there to laugh. For t...
Goldmansak
2635 min 18 sec ago
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Londoners - How would you feel about relocating to Paris/Frankfurt?Obviously early days yet, but there were reports that banks would consider moving some investment banking staff to Paris, Frankfurt or even Dublin in the event of a Brexit. Interested to hear how you London bankers would feel about being asked to undertake such a move - or would you simply chuck it ...
TSLA220
842 min 47 sec ago
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Gender Discrimination - Why are you so scared of us?So I have been working in the city for the past year and have noticed how woman treat me while in public spaces - for context, I am a normal white guy. I have noticed, while going home late at night, woman walking to the other side of the street, woman clutching their purses when we are the only one...
Uncle Drew
31 hour 1 min ago
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Silly LibsA biker is riding by the zoo, when he sees a little girl leaning into the lion's cage. Suddenly, the lion grabs her by the cuff of her jacket and tries to pull her inside to slaughter her before the eyes of her screaming parents. The biker jumps off his bike, runs to the cage, and hits the lion squa...
ChimpinOut
51 hour 18 min ago
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Poor with the shot of making it huge VS. 500k-1mm slaving every year until 50?I've realized that we have one life. And coming from an upper middle class family, I will always have a safety net and have something to fall back on (parents fine with me moving back in at any point). I've in banking for a few years now, and done the whole $150k, $180k, $250k a year thing for the l...
advantageplayer
331 hour 39 min ago
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San Francisco full time housing thread 2016Hey all, Currently looking for guys to room with in San Francisco. I'm graduating this year and I start work at the end of June (working in IB.) Ideally, I'd like to live with guys that are social/friendly, down to party but also hard working. Working in finance/IB would mean we have more in common ...
freefly716
91 hour 58 min ago
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Be glad this isn't you: Worst interviewsJust remember, it can always be worse... From Vice: I am interviewing this guy who is wearing a funeral suit (a.k.a. the only suit you have that is way too big for you and you wear it to every formal gathering). He is also wearing a beanie. Five minutes into the interview he realizes he is wearin...
Imsurance
33 hours 4 min ago
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Living /working in Dubai ? How is it?Hi guys, Im graduating this year. Long story short - i have a scheduled interview for the IB department in an international bank in Dubai. There is a big chance to get an offer as I know personally the VP. My question is how is the work and social life in Dubai? I am from Western Europe and im a ...
CherryBB1
153 hours 6 min ago
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6/27/16 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming events: WSO Trading Contest on Wall St. Survivor, July 1st - August 31st, posted by @WallStreetOasis.com. Upcoming webinar rewinds on the WSO Frontpage (replays of old webinars you may have missed, free for 24 hours): Hedge Fund Investment Pitch - MasterCard Deep Dive, 7...
AndyLouis
01 day 12 hours ago
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Average Hours Worked Per Firm (MBA Only)I posted this yesterday, but it was a Sunday so let's try again on a high-traffic day. I just saw an article a few days ago on the hours worked per firm in the general finance sector as well as some other companies. This includes IB, Big 4 Audit, MBB Consulting, Silicon Valley, and other random fir...
GTMonkey
103 hours 53 min ago
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Can anyone recommend a reliable cash bag/coin bag supplier?I'm wondering if any of you know of companies that are selling cash storage bags. I've found a lot of them on Amazon and other online sites but have not found any reviews pertaining to their products. D'you know of any vendor that sells reliable and sturdy bags, perhaps you also know where I could g...
Sugarybliss
14 hours 41 min ago
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Movie Review: 'Money Monster' Raises Important Questions but Fails to Deliver Solid ActionFive words sum up this movie. George Clooney's still got it! No, you won't learn any new Wall Street jargon from this movie. And it's not the critique of Wall Street that its trailer made it out to be. "Money Monster" stars Clooney as cable TV host and stock-picking guru Lee Gates, who is a more han...
Alibabes56
15 hours 26 min ago
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2016 Election: Clinton v. TrumpAlright WSO, wanted to start this debate (admittedly early), but since we have the nominations mathematically locked up, I figured it was a good time. full disclosure, I don't like either candidate. I'm a fiscal conservative and am socially liberal (small government, legalize everything, that sorta ...
thebrofessor
815 hours 51 min ago
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Ending a Relationship to Pursue Career Abroad - Experiences?Mod (Andy) note: Good forum thread below on choosing between a relationship / location / career I am going to be doing S&T abroad this summer, and assuming I like it, I hope to stay abroad full time for at least a few years if not longer. I have a lot of wanderlust, so even in a different care...
bcf2011
605 hours 54 min ago
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Cornell Hotel vs. Penn (CAS)Hi guys, I've recently been admitted to Penn Econ and Cornell Hotel School as a transfer. I'm honestly very surprised at getting accepted at both. I didn't apply to Wharton because there's no way I could have been accepted with my 3.5 GPA, so I did CAS instead. Will I be at a severe disadvantage if...
Janizary
2616 hours 42 min ago
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Are you happy that you chose finance? Americans have been on a decades-long march toward greater material rewards, social and professional status, and physical appearance. And there are signs that we have become much less happy as a result. "Back in the 1960s, many college students felt that developing a life philosophy was the most im...
fine-nance
020 hours 50 min ago
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Are you able to sympathise with people who voted for a Brexit? (Conducting a research)So I am a UK citizen and it is safe to say that people are pissed off because of a leave vote. There is a massive split. It is clear that people who voted to stay in the EU can not understand why people voted for a Brexit and vice versa. I am doing a little research and I am interested in peoples o...
Thealchemist
71 day 1 hour ago
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Can I actually do it?... Genuine Insight and Perspective neededFellow monkeys, I believe most people on this forum are filled with endless ambition to succeed and make it big (bearing in mind that "making it big means different things to different people) I am starting my full time IBD analyst gig in London in a couple weeks (think GS, MS, BAML, JPM). However,...
michaelscofield
01 day 3 hours ago
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Student Loan NightmareThe average U.S. student loan debt was $35K last year. I know people who are graduating with 50K in debt, and that's just absurd. Personally, I consider myself lucky as I expect to graduate with less than 10k in debt. How much student loan did you have or expecting? What is the smartest way to handl...
fine-nance
11 day 3 hours ago
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ObamaCare Has FailedAnybody surprised that actual supporters are feeling remorse since the plan has been put into effect? People who have had healthcare insurance their whole lives are opting to pay the penalty instead of purchasing insurance, because they're being forced to purchase plans they don't even need, and i...
BTbanker
1291 day 5 hours ago
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Help! My back hurts from sitting too long.Recently started working full time and my lower back has been hurting so bad. Any advice on how I can prevent this? I can't imagine doing this for another 10 years or more... ...
fine-nance
181 day 6 hours ago
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Derrick Rose traded to KnicksDerrick Rose was traded to the New York Knicks. The Knicks trade center Robin Lopez, guard Jose Calderon and guard Jerian Grant to Chicago, which shipped guard Justin Holiday, Rose and a 2017 second-round pick back to New York.http://www.espn.co.uk/nba/story/_/id/16427840/new-... ...
Matrick
221 day 9 hours ago
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Tesla Makes Offer to Acquire SolarCityLooks like Elon Musk is preparing to consolidate his empire: Tesla is making an offer to acquire Solar City. Subject to completing due diligence, we propose an exchange ratio of 0.122x to 0.131x shares of Tesla common stock for each share of SolarCity common stock. This proposal represents a value...
Matrick
291 day 9 hours ago
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Matched with Co-worker on TinderAccidentally matched with my female co-worker (who sits 10 feet away from me) today on Tinder. Any suggestions on how to alleviate this awkward situation? ...
SBrunsWS
241 day 16 hours ago
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Looking for a roommate in ManhattanNeed to move in July 1st if not a little bit earlier. I'm going to be working in Midtown. I'm happy to sublet for a month or a little bit longer depending on how flexible you are. Msg me your number and we can connect. ...
hirerightquestion
11 day 17 hours ago
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Looking for a female roommate - Meatpacking District (NYC)Moving out by July 1 and looking for someone to take over my lease. My current roommate would like to stay here and she works in banking. Its a 2-bedroom / 1-bathroom apartment in Meatpacking - SUPER close to Chelsea market and all the amazing places. The A, C, E subway station is less than 5min wal...
Non-TargetTokenKid
41 day 20 hours ago
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What skills do investment bankers and traders actually have ?I met with a private equity exec in may and I asked him what is the one thing I can do to stand out on my resume since everyone pretty much has the same story. He said that if I learned financial modelling it would help immensely since thats all the young guys do all day at the PE place he worked at...
5am In Manhattan
11 day 20 hours ago
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Movie recs have you guys seen any good movies recently? I recently saw 9.79* - great documentary about the 1988 Olympics and how Ben Johnson was the scapegoat for everything that went down. Highly recommended. ...
Matrick
11 day 20 hours ago
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2016 NBA DraftBelow are the top 10 picks in the 2016 NBA Draft. Opinions? Two Australians in the top 10, which I'm both pleased and surprised about (Thon Maker not Simmons). 1. Philadelphia 76ers - Ben Simmons, LSU 2. Los Angeles Lakers - Brandon Ingram, Duke 3. Boston Celtics (From Brooklyn) - Jaylen Brown, Cal...
etx
11 day 20 hours ago
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Buying a franchise - Found a demand i recognize a demand for late night food service at my university. while most college campuses have restaurants and food delivery businesses open late night, at least on weekends, all my campus has is a 24 hour burger king. everyone is sick of burger king, but thats all we got so the place is packed...
pedigreed monkey
221 day 21 hours ago
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Macro economicsHi there, I was wondering how i could improve my economics skills. I studied a bsc in an unrelated field but i feel the need to study economics for my job. After searching in this forum, i found some mixed opinions regarding the bsc in Economics, some saying that it is too theorical or even useless....
Steven mathew
42 days 2 hours ago
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Modelling CapexHi I got a interview question: how do you model capex?(what does it link to) Usually my real model just works with management forecast. So capex is a input not a link on my model. When I talk to other ppl, they told me to model capex is just to link to your depreciation deducted amount each year. Ca...
longhourz
22 days 2 hours ago
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Columbia vs. Penn CAS vs. NorthwesternGot accepted to transfer to Columbia, Penn CAS and Northwestern after my sophomore year. I'm currently a math and finance major at a non-target business school. I would be a math major at Penn or Columbia. At Northwestern I would be able to do a Math/Econ double major. Which of these schools have th...
eli796
92 days 3 hours ago
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Brexit: impacting boutiques?Hi guys, Bulge Brackets in London will obviously be impacted at some point by Brexit (passporting, etc) and are likely to move some of their operations outside of the city, as discussed in other threads. Whilst I understand the reasoning for moving trading operations, I don't see why advisory divisi...
aliasgoldman
12 days 4 hours ago
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2016 NBA FINALSAs my name suggest, I am a big Kyrie fan. And seeing how he and Lebron (read: GOAT) put the team on their backs for game 5, wanted to get a consensus on their chances for game 7... ...
Uncle Drew
1822 days 9 hours ago
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The Implications of BrexitJune 24 Update - Brexit Wins. 52% to 48%. European markets are taking a biiiiig-swiiingingg-dicking. The GBP is dropping on its ass faster than a fat bitch who sat down too fast. Cameron will step down. WSO, help. In a week from now, representative democracy will come to a peak when British men and ...
Tibiano
442 days 9 hours ago
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Background Check--Dismissed shoplifting misdemeanor...I want to apply as a Legal Analyst at Goldman & Sachs, but I have a shoplifting misdemeanor charge on my record. I have not been convicted, should I still chance it and apply. Be as honest as possible, at this point I need more truth than hope. Thank you for your help. ...
Birdy281331
02 days 10 hours ago
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FT 2016 Roomate Search - September 1st Lease, NYC Hi all, I'm a guy who graduated from a Big 10 school and am starting FT IBD Analyst in midtown in mid-September. Looking for a roomate(s) / to join a group with an open spot. I'm clean, a big sports fan, and like to go out on the weekends, time permitting. Please shoot me a message if you're intere...
GreaseMonkey
02 days 12 hours ago
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Dismissed ( foj) petty theft california 5 years ago. I'll be applying to ib analyst positions soon. What should I do?Have a dismissed petty theft on my record from 5 years ago that I am really worried about after reading the few threads. I talked to the FDIC customer service, and they said its an automatic clearance. Although it's dismissed it show's up on a background check ( i did a livescan). Any advice would...
peibvc
02 days 12 hours ago
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Free Online Excel Courses for Beginners Interested in Financial ModelingSuggestions for free online Excel courses for beginners interested in financial modeling? ...
jessli
22 days 15 hours ago
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need some Serious life adviceHello, as the name suggests, this is a throwaway account. Your time is precious, so feel free to skip the following 2 paragraphs. I'm not really the type to put my rather dull life story on display in front of random disinterested souls (and i wont) but ive been a part of wso for quite a while now a...
realthrowawayaccount
123 days 2 hours ago
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Connection of a life timeLong story short: My dad got me a phone call with a member of the board of directors of a fortune 500 bank. He is good friends with the bankers brother so I got the connection through him. I am wondering how I should go about this phone call. Obviously he can easily help me out and get me a job but ...
miketoast
33 days 3 hours ago
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6/24/16 - WSO Weekly Wrap UpIn case you missed them, here're some of last week's most popular topics: All the Evil of this World: A Monkey's Review Post By @In The FleshJust as there are two sides to every trade, there are two sides to every conversation, and each of these seven Wall Streeters play a role--knowingly or unknowi...
Lucas_M
04 days 4 hours ago
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Working in city vs suburbWhich do you guys prefer? I'm working in suburbs right now and I find it terrible. I interned in city and the difference is actually pretty big at least to me of being enjoyable. working in suburbs it feels dull and boring especially if you're at office late. City at least you have the streets right...
yankss101
43 days 5 hours ago
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Brexit Inevitable - thoughts?Hey everyone, It's 12:30 EST right now and lets be honest, Brexit is inevitable. What do you guys think the implications of this are? Brace yourselves ...
wholetthedogsouts
63 days 7 hours ago
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WSO needs your help! We're looking for users to do a site-test (Site testers will receive $$$ compensation via paypal and one month free access to our job board or video library) Hey all, we're looking for someone to help us test the site every other Wednesday, 1245-2pm et. Upcoming test dates: June 21 July 12 July 26 August 9 Type of tester we're looking for:...
AndyLouis
93 days 9 hours ago
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The Red Flags That Will Screw You At Goldman SachsSo apparently CNBC has compiled a list of all the words and phrases that could get flagged by Goldman's automated email surveillance system, and be transferred to someone in the compliance department for review. Apparently the list was created in 2008 and has been regularly updated since then. Inclu...
etx
163 days 12 hours ago
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Serge Ibaka to Magic, Oladipo to ThunderSerge Ibaka has been traded to the Orlando Magic in a blockbuster deal that ships Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova, and 11th overall pick Domantas Sabonis to the Oklahoma City Thunder. It's a clear sign that the Thunder are reshuffling their roster toward the more modern NBA, picking up two extremely ...
etx
03 days 16 hours ago
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Advice, Modeling, Assistance NeededI am a recent graduate desperately trying to break into finance. I'm on the cusp of a job but one of the last steps in the interview process is doing a financial model. I have taken the model as far as I can but now I could really use some help. I took all of Wall Street Prep's premium package model...
ejkline93
03 days 17 hours ago
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What area of Finance should I go into?A little background information.. I am a rising junior at one of the top three undergrad business schools in the country pursing a degree in finance and economics. I have a great resume (3.7+ gpa, top business societies and other clubs) and meet the job requirements for almost any internship intervi...
patrick99
13 days 19 hours ago
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int3rnwannabe
123 days 21 hours ago
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'Equity' (2016) Movie Review: The Harsh Tale of Women on Wall StreetComing straight out of 2016 TriBeCa Film Festival, Meera Menon's Equity is dubbed "the first all-female Wall Street movie" by many. It is an incredibly ambitious movie that shows the tougher side of women in finance. Having watched every finance movie out there and memorized the lines of Wall Street...
Alibabes56
93 days 21 hours ago
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GS is Continuing to Revamp Analyst Hiringhttp://www.businessinsider.com/goldman-sachs-campu... Don't know if these will result in tangible changes to the recruit process or not, but definitely worth discussing. A lot of other competitive firms outside of banking, like Google have been slowly reducing their reliance on "target" schools for ...
Imsurance
03 days 21 hours ago
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Best way to get dry cleaning & laundry done?I got a call just now from the dry cleaning service to pick up my stuff, but I'm already at the desk. Given that I've fucked this up once already I'd like to hear what you guys do for dry cleaning / laundry. Please advise. ...
Kazimierz
93 days 21 hours ago
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Top IdiomsI'll start things off Better the devil you know than the devil you don't Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater ...
Going Concern
623 days 22 hours 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
813 days 22 hours ago
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Does anyone have the lifesaving knowledge to format/edit charts in excel 2016 w/o the mouseSeriously has anyone figured this shit out yet? It's killing me. My firm went to excel 2016 and now when I go ctrl + 1 to edit charts I cant FUCKING cycle through the chart options using the tab key etc. From what I've gathered so far, YOU CAN BASICALLY ONLY USE THE FUCKING MOUSE TO EDIT THE STUFF W...
Simshifter451
54 days 1 hour ago
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Are bad math grades a huge deal?So I'm a Sophomore going into my Junior year with a 3.65 GPA (3.95 business), received a B in college algebra and am taking calculus right now. (Catching up on math as I switched to business late). Our school has an awful math program for pre-reqs and I am having to take math online through the sc...
Trent-Anthony
164 days 1 hour ago
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Best Shows to Binge Watch After Scoring That Dream InternshipCould not find many finance shows on Netflix. So was wondering if you guys have any finance show suggestions? 5. Not a finance show, but definitely worth watching! House of Cards Frank Underwood on money and power (House of Cards) 4. Breaking Bad Breaking Bad - "This is not meth..." Most badassed ...
Alibabes56
264 days 1 hour ago
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Power of OnenessHere is how I found a pure mind, body, and soul synced to the power of oneness. Many of the sites I saw told me that it was important to clean my colon because of the toxins that fester in the lower GI. It all made sense to me. As we all know, or should know, the colon's main function is the reabsor...
ChimpinOut
144 days 2 hours ago
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Obama's AccomplishmentsQuit trashing Obama's accomplishments. He has achieved more than all of the other Presidents before him combined. Here is a list of his impressive accomplishments: 1. First President to be photographed smoking a joint. 2. First President to apply for college aid as a foreign student, then deny he wa...
ChimpinOut
204 days 3 hours ago
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BB Background Check UK - insights neededHey everyone, I am going to start FT in London and am currently going through the background check (mostly likely already completed - does anyone know if you receive a notification once completed?). The company which does the screening only asked me for proof of address for my current UK address i...
mirus
44 days 3 hours ago
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Informational Interviews on weekends!? What do you guys thinkHey bankers, Rising junior here soon to go into recruiting. Currently have a boutique internship and I am doing banking hours with weekends off. Didn't realize I would do banking hours at my boutique when I accepted the offer, but it turned out that way. I know I need to network but I have no idea h...
BOBY
64 days 4 hours ago
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Choosing a UK universityAny UK bankers here? Which university is more targetted by banks/employers - University of Southampton or University of Leeds? Leeds' Investment society is sponsored by Citi and Rotschild while Soton's are in partnership with HSBC and PwC. I know both universities are non-targets but still... I'm lo...
carebear15
04 days 4 hours ago
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CFA Results - 2015Today is the big day we've been waiting for/dreading since early June, when we peeled out of the testing center parking lots, burned our books, and went off to get drunk with our long lost friends. Level I & II results will be released via email today after 9:00 A.M ET. Level III candidates have...
Mr. Skilling
864 days 5 hours ago
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How to design a creative resume I'm looking for an internship and my adviser wants to start sending my resume out to potential employees. How to make my resume design outstanding? I see AmoLink recommends animated resume design for coming boss. This is a very special idea. I don't know whether I can use it. Which one should i choo...
BreeStrahl
34 days 5 hours ago
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In over my headSo I'm a current intern at a good boutique bank. My training program is basically non existent and I have been given a crucial assignment for a deal. I am in over my head with this one like even on a basic excel and financial level I'm a bit lost. Everyone else is working on something different. How...
josh 9119
84 days 14 hours ago
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1 Female looking for rooms/shares in NYC starting July 2014Hi There, I work full-time as an associate consultant. I'm moving out of my apt in Murray Hill end of June. Looking for roommates for July. I travel to client site every week (M-Th), will only be home Th-Sunday. City: NYC Office Location: Midtown East (subway stop 6,E,M) Preferred Areas: LIC, Midtow...
stridentmean
14 days 15 hours ago
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Heimdal Security Company: 10 Surprising Cyber Security Facts That May Affect Your Online SafetyThe cyber security industry is growing as you're reading this. More specialists join the ranks, more malware is being launched every day than ever before: 230,000 new malware samples/day according to the latest statistics. Naturally, more resources are being deployed to counter cyber attacks. That's...
baileywilliams
04 days 16 hours ago
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ZabieRich
74 days 21 hours ago
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Roommates WantedHey guys I am looking for two roommates to go in on a lease starting July 1st. Place is on the 25th floor of Murray Hill doorman building, the rooms are solid sized and you'd have a balcony or bathroom. Rent is looking like $1550/per person. Please hit me up if you're looking. I'll send pics and mo...
KingCudi
34 days 23 hours ago
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Cybersecurity and Zuckerberg's ParanoiaDid you know that cybercrime and cyberespionage cost the US economy around $100 billion a year? A hundred billion dollars. Safeguarding intellectual property, financial info, and your company's secrets should be an integral part of every company's business strategy, no doubt. Unfortunately, you can'...
user001
45 days 30 min ago
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Best Newsletters to Start your dayHeadline pretty much explains it all..besides Bloomberg Business briefs, Wall Street Journal and Barron's, there isn't any others that I pick up in the morning before I go into work. What are everyone else's financial newsletters? ...
mCobb
405 days 1 hour ago
0
Free or cheap intermediate/advanced excel courses in NYC?Anybody know of any good intermediate or advanced excel courses in NYC. Especially to learn formulas and commands that would be used in financial modeling. ...
dinoRE
35 days 1 hour ago
0
int3rnwannabe
25 days 2 hours ago
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How to make the best of your summer between college and full time job (if you can't travel) Hey guys, I am a recent college graduate about to start my full time job in management consulting this September. In the mean time, I am trying to make the best out of the first summer since the start of college that I don't have to worry about doing an actual internship. I know some people say thi...
monkey456_nyc
45 days 2 hours ago
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What are the best books to purchase as a student?Soon-to-be investment banker here. I'm taking finance right now and my school is very competitive. I wanna ace all of my classes till I graduate and I think I need to read a lot. What books would you recommend to finance chimp who is currently taking undergrad school and wanna be on the top? Any ti...
Andrew-Jonathan
55 days 3 hours ago
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Do I stand a chance of transferring to a target/semi-target?I have a 3.74 GPA and 3.85 major gpa. I have a ton of units and would like to transfer to either Claremont, Cornell, or Northwestern to start in the Spring of '17. The only thing that may hold me back is that my SAT is absolutely horrible (Sub 1600) for those caliber of schools. I didn't apply mysel...
21d
115 days 4 hours ago
0
john8williams25
05 days 11 hours ago
0
Cards Against Humanity - WSOIf we were to make a custom deck for Cards Against Humanity, with Wall Street-related or WSO-related cards, what would we include? ...
idaho
75 days 15 hours ago
+6
I have a 1.8 GPA from a state school and 2 misdemeaner convictions, and want to work at Goldman Sachs.Can this site please help me create a road-map? I made mistake, and didn't work too hard in college (too much partying hahahaha), but I know I m smart and can do it. I want to do investment banking or trading. If any one wants to meet for coffee let me know. ...
Hillary2016
175 days 15 hours ago
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What is the most attractive weight for someone who is 6 feet and 1/4 inches?"Well, you can always be thinner... look better." My primary goal in life is to have killer looks. ...
Ray Mckigney
195 days 16 hours ago
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WSO Hall of Fame: Off Topic ForumThe Wall Street Oasis Off Topic Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's greatest threads on just about anything. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To view a full list of Q&A’s & Interviews please navigate here. ...
WallStreetOasis.com
05 days 18 hours ago
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What You Should've Done by 21: a Controversial Guide to a Realistic OutlookMod note (Andy): Throwback Thursday, this post originally went up on 7/11/12. I promised a few people some long overdue wisdom, but haven't had the motivation lately to actually write something up. But after reading this post, I'm inspired to write a foil piece that details my [rather unorthodox] p...
BlackHat
1235 days 19 hours ago
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annoying intern?mod (Andy) note: old post, but business insider recently mentioned it in 9 Hilarious Ways To Haze A New Wall Street Intern so thought I would bump it back up to the top. Sorry to all the interns/SA's out that have the wrath reaped upon them... Summer is nigh, and soon a new crop of interns will ...
ggnowad
755 days 20 hours ago
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All the Evil of this World: A Monkey's Review[from Chapter 1] "So why do you want to be a trader?" she asks."Because I'm good at math." "Lots of people who are good at math don't want to be traders." "It's fun." She half-winks at me. "How do you know? You haven't done it yet." "I just know." "You just know," she says, "...it wouldn't have anyt...
In The Flesh
25 days 21 hours ago
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What is the optimal laptop for someone who works in finance?Hi! I'm thinking of purchasing a new laptop because my new job requires me to have a proper one. What is the most common laptop used by those on Wall Street? I might be over thinking here, but I think it says something about a person, what kind of a computer he has. What would be the optimal choice...
MJS9
236 days 48 min ago
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Is my school a super non-target? I will be attending Loyola Marymount University in LA later this year. I am interested as to whether or not this university is classified as a non target or a super non target for IBD recruiting. I have researched it's ranking, but I could only find LMU's regional ranking. I do plan to transfer rega...
354231
96 days 50 min ago
+1
Group: Non-target NetworkingThis group/thread is for non-target alums and students alike to network and give each other tips on how to gain an edge. ...
WallStreetOasis.com
536 days 2 hours ago
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6/20/16 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Posts of the Week: How IBD Makes (or Loses) Money and Why that Matters to You by @TorontoMonkey1328. 18 SB's.Special Sits PE Case Study Example by @Matrick. 10 SB's.The 1 thing summer interns need to know by @Matrick. 4 SB's. Discussion Topics of the Week: Millenials don't want ...
AndyLouis
66 days 3 hours ago
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Jefferies Analysts Make Less than 60K????A VP at Jefferies IBD told me that the analysts in his group (media) make close to 50K. Is this possible? Does anyone have any knowledge on this matter? Thanks! ...
alwaysbanking
246 days 3 hours ago
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Can't do training What's the downside?I am at a BB's London/HK/others branch and supposed to do training in NYC this summer. However, due to some Visa issue, I am not going to make to the NYC's training. The HR insisted an activated Visa upon the training. But I can only get that done near the end of my training period. I have discussed...
MaCh52141
36 days 6 hours ago
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The 1 thing summer interns need to knowWhether you have already started your internship this summer, or you are waiting to start, there is something you ABSOLUTELY need to know. If you are like many other summer interns, who are jumping into internships excited about the contributions you are going to make and what you are going to learn...
fine-nance
256 days 7 hours ago
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throwaway1020
06 days 10 hours ago
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Should I lease a car just to build credit?Im sitting here thinking about my future... Most likely I'll live at home with my parents after graduation. I wont have many expenses, but I dont want to just keep building my bank account. I dont need a car but I was wondering if I should lease just to get some credit built up? I was thinking maybe...
166 days 13 hours ago
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I got a real job. Where's the version of WSO for young professionals? I feel since I have graduated college and now have a big boy job, I'm a little "overqualified" for WSO. I'd like to cover more pressing issues that I can give my uninformed opinion on. Like trying to help that one dude's wife make MD. Sadly some of the advice I can now give might now actually not ...
differentialequations12
26 days 13 hours ago
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The Secret to Trump's Hair Exposedhttp://gawker.com/is-donald-trump-s-hair-a-60-000-... Very serious journalism right here. ...
Imsurance
06 days 17 hours ago

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