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Why customers are demanding for online product customization software?I want to know about the end user, why and how user's preference changing daily? ...
johny peter
01 week 6 days ago
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Invoice Finance & Factoring ServicesTurn your outstanding invoices into cash! Call 0800 777 321 to find out how it all works. get more info at: http://www.invoicefunders.co.nz/ ...
IhsanIbrahim
01 week 6 days ago
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Follow up on last week's Tinder dateFirst off, a question for you monkeys. Regarding the Woodford and creatine combo I use to signal the end of cocaine hours and the beginning of premarket: I started preparing it in the bottles to save time but I'm having a clumping problem. Anyone else deal with same? I AM a fucking champ and a Wall ...
Fear The Bulge
211 week 6 days ago
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Harambe and what we can do to Honor his LegacyCome on, guys. This is a forum with a PRIMATE motif, and I haven't seen ONE Harambe profile picture. We can do better. Here, I'll make it easier for you:http://lmgtfy.com/?q=pictures+of+harambe ...
zanderman
82 weeks 7 hours ago
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Investment Banking Associate ProgramHi there. Can I apply to IB graduate associate program if I hold BSc degree, Accounting Qualification and if I'm a Level II candidate in the CFA Program? Or is the IB graduate associate programs are only for those who are on postgraduate/MBA program? Thanks! ...
Abc024
22 weeks 11 hours ago
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2016-17 NFL Super Bowl PredictionsEvery NFL team has now officially begun training camp, and the season is underway. Who you guys got winning it all? I am a die-hard Packers fan, and I think this may be the year with Jordy Nelson coming back. Curious to see who you guys think brings home the Lombardi. ...
DoYouEvenLiftBro
382 weeks 22 hours ago
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Summer 2016 Football (Soccer) TransfersSo, let's talk about our two passions combined, football and finance. I'll start with the big transfers so far but you can feel free to comment on those you find interesting or rumours for potential new ones. Let's start with the most expensive so far, Higuain from Napoli to Juventus for 90 mil EU. ...
neink
12 weeks 23 hours ago
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Economic strategy/simulation gamesSince Rockstar hasn't announced a new Red Dead game, I need a new game. I like economic/business strategy/simulation games - Sid Meier's Railroads! was a pretty fun game for a limited time (I don't want to throw my life away in games). Farming Simulator was pretty cool as well. Anyone have similar r...
RobberBaron123
02 weeks 1 day ago
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Better off: Average Hilary vs Average Trump supporterAs an independent, I have friends with allegiances to both party lines, and being in private school most of my life, all of the Trump supporters that I know come from conservative, well off, white males, whereas the Hilary supporters are more diverse. The media has stated that what Trump has been wi...
gridironceo
32 weeks 1 day ago
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The Italian referendum on the Euro membershipAlright, so the UK had their referendum on the EU membership, which frankly was a long time coming considering it was a notoriously Euroskeptic country. However an even more significant referendum, especially for the financial world, would be the Italian one on the Euro membership (not the whole EU)...
neink
02 weeks 1 day ago
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Why are all the interns in my group so awkward?! Ok not ALL, but the majority. Too much time studying and not enough time being "socialized". Blame their parents? Some minor examples: -EXTREMELY shy (though smart) & when some do talk, lately it's fucking Pokemon talk, "no, i dont have a fucking favorite pokemon" ---and when it's not pokemon ...
Ape Town
522 weeks 1 day ago
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A High School Student Trying To Get AheadGreetings y'all, I'm currently in junior year of highschool going onto my senior this fall and since my freshmen year, I have been dedicated and ABSOLUTELY set for IB. I've been following everything within the financial industry. Thing is, I want to get more ahead and I need your advice. Many people...
ooooooops
172 weeks 1 day ago
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Hunting for mandates Can we please get some of our IB/corporate finance veterans to share with us how they have landed mandates via cold calling and/or other approaches. Including but not limited to asking CEOs whether they'd like to sell their company or an asset in their portfolio. I've just been tasked to ask probabl...
ChristophOlivier
12 weeks 1 day ago
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How do I get a girlfriend? I'm a very career oriented college student, and spend most of my time studying in college to get into law school for corporate law. I'm nearly done with my first year of college looking to finish with a 4.00, have interned at a fortune 500 company, and have an offer for a fortune 50 internship this ...
968712351542A
362 weeks 1 day ago
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What Should I Focus On? Dear WSO, I'm an incoming freshman majoring in finance at a Non-target. My goal is to get a job on Wall Street, preferably in banking. Over the summer, I've been skimming through industry overviews, tech interview questions and valuations. Recently, I've been thinking that perusing valuations and te...
DP doe
52 weeks 2 days ago
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Leach Wallace Associates Inc Consulting Engineers on Armed Forces Retirement Home, Scott BuildingThe project constructs a new 4-story, 175,000 square foot building, which accommodates 60 residents, on the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Scott Building site in Washington, D.C. The scope of this project included the demolition of the existing retirement home and the construction of the new Scott Bu...
dennishuff21
02 weeks 2 days ago
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Why I feel pessimistic about the future of Wall StreetI'm sure you all know how much Wall Street has suffered since the 2008 financial crisis due to fines, regulations, and job cuts --- but do you know how badly? The numbers on these charts may surprise you. ---Heavy fines - Yup, $284 billion in fines over the past eight years. ---Banks are shrinking ...
fine-nance
222 weeks 2 days ago
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8/1/16 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming webinar rewinds on the WSO Frontpage (replays of old webinars you may have missed, free for 24 hours): Private Equity Case - Oilfield Services, 8/6/2016 Posts of the Week: Uncle Eddie Rides Again by @Eddie Braverman. 43 SB's.15 Career Steps by @IBGYBG. 42 SB's. Discuss...
AndyLouis
02 weeks 3 days ago
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Could Lehman Brothers have been saved?Could Lehman have been saved? A professor at John's Hopkins, Lawrence Ball recently wrote a paper explaining that the fall of Lehman was primarily the fault of Henry Paulson. Here's a link to the paper:http://www.econ2.jhu.edu/People/Ball/Lehman.pdf And a Bloomberg podcast of him explaining it on Bl...
Jamie_Demon
22 weeks 2 days ago
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Uber China sold to Didi Chuxing - Fall of the Behemoths?Just a few hours back, a deal was arranged between Uber China and Didi Chuxing (China's own ride-sharing startup) in which Uber China is to be sold to Didi, after both companies haemorrhaged billions. Both companies' CEOs will sit on the other's company's board, and the deal values Didi now at $35 b...
Jamie_Demon
12 weeks 2 days ago
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A Day on the Boston Commuter Bus (Short Story)deleting this piece of shit - thanks for feedback everyone! ...
Joejohnsonpo
82 weeks 2 days 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
32 weeks 3 days ago
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POKEMON NO!This is addressed to gamers who spend a decent chunck of their free time geeking around, I've been online-gaming ever since the Gunbound and Maple Story era and I rigorously refuse to move away from my gaming chair to look for Snorlax in a public toilet, Do you think the Pokemon go GPS style gaming ...
LeNasser
42 weeks 3 days ago
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Make money online??Can you make money on Facebook, and is it too much hard work? i mean you would need to have at least a 100+ friends for your group and also how much do you make on online commercials - not much right? is it a good idea to do or waste of time? Thanks for your time anyway! Have a great day. Johan -...
Johan_peter
12 weeks 3 days ago
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Verizon To Acquire Yahoo For $4.83 BillionVerizon announced yesterday that it will acquire Yahoo for approximately $4.83 billion in cash Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) today announce they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Verizon will acquire Yahoo's operating business for ...
etx
262 weeks 3 days ago
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How to Quit your Job the Right WayCame across this post on TC by Altucher and thought it was one of the best i've read in a while. Thoughts? comments? When I was at a corporate IT job, I kept wondering: What are all these people doing? Many people were on the phone. Or were already outdated by new software systems. The corporation ...
jss09
62 weeks 3 days ago
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How Many Emails Do You Recieve Per Day? I am recieving about 250-300 emails per day. It's a bit overwhelming. Is this a normal volume? How many emails are you getting everyday? ...
Johnson
112 weeks 3 days ago
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What are your best stories of meeting girls at clubs, etc?Curious to see what your endeavors are like on the weekends ...
eagles7
12 weeks 3 days ago
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Freelance JournalismAsking here because I'm sure WSO users are pretty intelligent - we're a smart bunch, very entrenched in whatever industry we work in, and probably have a good deal of knowledge that's useful to other people. Has anyone tried freelance journalism? I'd appreciate some shared details on how you got st...
itsanumbersgame
02 weeks 3 days ago
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CFA... any advantage?I'm just studying to prepare to the 3rd level, but can't find any evidence that it is really needed and valued at IB... Does anybody know if it is an advantage for application in top tier banks? ...
Twilly
152 weeks 4 days ago
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Any good stories about dating colleagues/working with ex?Inc. recently published an article called Help! I'm Supposed to Interview My Ex for a Job, and it got me curious. Despite the office romance stigma, I'm sure stories of people dating each other at work aren't rare. Has anyone dated a colleague? What was that like? Any good stories? ...
fine-nance
262 weeks 4 days ago
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Going back to undergrad to get a degree in finance or try to get into masters in finance program?Undergrad was liberal arts now interested in IB. Do I network my way right now without going back to school, go back to undergrad and get a 2nd degree in finance, or try to get into a Masters in finance program? ...
JakeSill
42 weeks 4 days ago
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Turkey and beyondThose who know me know that in politics, life or anything in general I call a spade a spade. I don't fear anything. Whatever news there is out there about what happened in Turkey is almost definitely false. Any harm done to a Turkish man or woman or child or elder or any person, hurts me more than a...
soules9219
32 weeks 4 days ago
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How to find fast and healthy food court meals (even if you're crazy busy)I learned something crazy the other day: high-level Ironman triathletes pee on their bikes during races. That's right. In the middle of a 112 mile ride, they'll just let loose all over their $12,000 Cervelo bike. These people sound insane, but I sort of understand why they do it. While I've never p...
Alistair-Clark
122 weeks 4 days ago
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How to talk about non-public deals in interview?So on my resume I have "selected transactions" just like anyone else worth their salt who's worked at a bank. The issue is the number of deals I have to choose from is pretty limited given that I'm a summer, and the main deal I have worked on has not been leaked, nor is it public. It is a sizeable d...
Kazimierz
02 weeks 4 days ago
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What your liquor of choice says about you In a rare moment, I've found myself at a local, wooden, quiet neighborhood bar sitting alone drinking my 3rd Budweiser with a closed out tab. I thought it a pleasant way to break up my week though I hope not to make a habit of it. With not much else to do, and tired of looking at screens all day (un...
itsanumbersgame
772 weeks 4 days ago
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chimpbanking
22 weeks 4 days ago
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Performance in analyst trainingDo managers generally care how you perform on analyst training? I've passed everything by a comfortable margin, but by no means have I excelled. I think my scores are the lowest in my (relatively small) group and as such, I'm concerned that could influence my manager's perception of how hard I try c...
skylark101
32 weeks 4 days ago
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LinkedIn losing credibility?I can't help but to notice that more and more people on LinkedIn are posting content that does not belong on there such as posting pictures of their kids or getting engaged (yes I've seen this). To me, this devalues LinkedIn and groups it in with the rest of the social media/networking websites (not...
mCobb
372 weeks 4 days ago
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If you could get an offer from any investment bank, which one would you choose? Please include Location and Product/Coverage Group There have been several similar post but I think this question needs updated answer for 2016. I would choose generalist a Moelis in NY. ...
heyguysandgals
42 weeks 4 days ago
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How likely is it that I can jump right in to a financial mod. boot camp w/ NO background in financeHow likely is it that I can jump right into financial modeling boot camp with no background in finance? --- I want to get an analyst or associate position in health-care most likely. Prerequisites include: Bachelor's degree from a top school with a strong GPA, strng. financial modeling skills. CFA a...
zxcib
32 weeks 5 days ago
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Bottleneck at networkingCurrently at a stage where I hit a bottleneck at networking for full time next year. I've already emailed every single alumni plus others with similar backgrounds that I can find online at multiple banks for multiple times, probably sent around 1500 emails at this stage from mid June to now, have tr...
avocadolover
02 weeks 5 days ago
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Woodford + Creatine = GreatnessStory time. So last night I'm spinning my wheels in the wee hours, taking key bumps, waiting for pre-market. You know, usual weekday routine. I start clicking around WSJ and I see Shillary is leading in 4 key battleground states and that, combined with the coke, gets me mad. I almost reach for the 9...
Fear The Bulge
212 weeks 5 days ago
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Scoopbooks Practitioner's Guide to Investment Banking For Sale LondonHi all I also have the amazing Scoopbooks Practitioner's Guide to Investment Banking for sale. It's a huge volume and incredibly readable. Also excellent for interviews and new analysts. I think this is the only book you need to rock your interviews...much better than the Rosenbaum and Pearl guide! ...
compinvbanker
22 weeks 5 days ago
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How does models and bottles work?I keep hearing the phrase models and bottles, and basically, if a guy has the cash to bottle service girls, he gets laid. But, I've never actually understood how the entire mating ritual known as models and bottles works. Now, where do these girls come from? Are they just randoms you find at the c...
tinybanana
1342 weeks 5 days ago
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Can Wall Street afford rewarding employees with down time?Everyone on the face of this Earth suffers from the ever menacing 'afternoon slump'. According to science, this thing is very real, and is explained by the human body's circadian rhythm and a drop in blood sugar levels. In normal terms, its the thing where you feel like doing nothing but eating a c...
alienronaldo
22 weeks 5 days ago
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No Summer Intern Deaths This Year (so far) No major stories of intern deaths from banking internship hours so far (to my knowledge - correct me if i'm wrong). Thank goodness, let's hope this trend continues. From what I remember the last two years saw IBD summer intern deaths that arguably were closely related to the amount of hours they wer...
Ape Town
132 weeks 5 days ago
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How to network your way to the job?I know networking threads have been made, but I have a specific one pertaining to it. This is not at a BB or for IB btw. Just wanted to clarify that. I saw a position that I like the sound of, found the VP of the department on LinkedIn, connected, and messaged him, and he repsonded back saying we c...
yankss101
92 weeks 5 days ago
+5
Should I put a "lol" in my email to MD?The MD at my firm just sent me - the intern - an email (for the first time) asking me to complete some simple tasks for him. In it, he also included a joke at the end. I'm debating if I should reply to the joke by saying something like "that's a good one" or "lol," but I don't want to come off as un...
fine-nance
382 weeks 5 days ago
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SAB Miller board approves AB InBev's offer "SABMiller Plc's board unanimously backed Anheuser-Busch InBev SA's improved $104 billion takeover offer, paving the way for the biggest acquisition yet in the beer industry and capping a tumultuous week in which AB InBev bowed to pressure to sweeten its offer." Additionally, the groups two biggest...
mCobb
02 weeks 5 days ago
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Side HustleHey guys, I recently started a side hustle within the last year and it has been gaining some legitimate steam recently. I just wanted to reach out to you guys and see if anyone would be interested. I offer customized workout programs, personalized meal plans, etc. (among other things) as general fit...
radio528
02 weeks 5 days ago
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Am I screwed? Networking...Hey guys, so I'm sophomore college student in New York (not going school in city tho). I just finished my assistant role to senior analyst at L/S fund. I run models, covered earnings call (doing it now still), do research for the firms and industries that Senior Analyst asked me to do, and present i...
ilbe123
02 weeks 5 days ago
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Rosenbaum and Pearl Investment Banking 2nd Edition valuation models---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
millitia
62 weeks 5 days ago
+2
I AM THE ORSON WELLES OF POWERPOINTI AM THE ORSON WELLES OF POWERPOINT. BY OYL MILLER - - - - I am the Orson Welles of PowerPoint 2010. Next slide. I don't let marketing get in the way of a potential masterpiece. You see I don't create mere presentations. I use technology and the language of our times to evoke human emotions from my ...
Faustus
32 weeks 5 days ago
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7/29/16 - WSO Weekly Wrap UpIn case you missed them, here're some of last week's most popular topics: Uncle Eddie Rides Again Post By @Eddie BravermanThe past couple of years have been a bit of a whirlwind for me, and that's why I had to step away from WSO. I am coming back to write a weekly column on topics such as the inevit...
Lucas_M
02 weeks 6 days ago
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Which foreign language: French, German, or RussianI'm having an extremely difficult time coming to a decision on which language to learn between French, German, and Russian. Here's my reasoning so far, please add any advice or experiences with the languages if you have any. Also, I should add that I'm looking at a timeline of 2-3 years to become fl...
arbarb11
272 weeks 5 days ago
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From 0 Knowledge to Getting Absorbed Into my M&A FirmLike a typical millennial, coming out of college I had perhaps a whole bunch of good junk I could throw into my resume, but no real life direction. It was literally a mosaic of random projects I've taken up, an internship in an advertising and PR company and one in the music industry. I had a top ro...
phstarbanker
12 weeks 6 days ago
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Target SchoolsCan someone tell me if investment banks recruit from schools such as F&M, Bates, Trinity, and Union? ...
Joecon37
12 weeks 6 days ago
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Your thoughts on the 2005 Mizuho Securities J-COM stock error? (Stock Trade Errors in general)So I was looking up Mizuho Securities and apparently in the year 2005, they mistakenly sold over 600,000 shares of J-Com INC. for 1 yen each when it was supposed to have been over 600,000 yen. Tokyo Stock Exchange presumably neglected to suspend the questionable transaction and failed to address the...
coffeecloser
02 weeks 6 days ago
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What Do You Think Of Casual Fridays?Honestly, what do you guys think? I am working right now at a place with a casual-Friday policy, but I am very averse to wearing jeans in the office. Actually I don't usually wear jeans even on weekends. There is something about keeping your work life and leisure separately that is reflected in the...
Alibabes56
312 weeks 6 days ago
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Should I ask an analyst for feedback?My friend works at an MM bank and during the course of a few months she was really a helping hand (reviewed my resume, went thru my story with me, etc.). I finally had a first round with her bank with an MD from her group. Should I email her if she heard any feedback from her MD? The MD mentioned t...
Alibabes56
62 weeks 6 days ago
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Excel reference showing wrong valueSo how excel isn't showing the correct amount when I reference my debt schedule in my model. The debt schedule value calculates correctly but when I reference the debt schedule from my cash flow statement it show the wrong number. I attached pictures. ...
redbeard
02 weeks 6 days ago
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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale - Looking to buy a suitLooking to buy a suit since I'm planning on starting my search for a new job in ~1-2 months. I'm working now so money isn't a huge constraint but I'd like to spend less than $500, ideally less than $400. I think it was on this forum where I saw someone recommend Hart Schaffner Marx suits and I fo...
wsrookie
32 weeks 6 days ago
+8
How to play better golf (or just not suck)A few weeks back I posted a few pieces of advice on a golf posting and got some serious requests for more info. I hadn't considered how many out there need some simple advice about how to get around a golf course and not make an idiot of yourself in front of peers and bosses. When I got a pouring i...
goingbustbanking
332 weeks 6 days ago
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Phone chat ->resume forward->follow-up now?I have spoken with some senior people by phone at good MMs over the past months (about three right now). When the conversations went well, they have forwarded my resume to their head of recruiting. The recruiting head has gotten back to me to say that they are recruiting in the fall. This person is ...
Yeezy's Flesh
02 weeks 6 days ago
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Seeking Sublet in NYC3br luxury condo in Hell's Kitchen from August 20 - October 13. PM for more details. ...
kh_2633
22 weeks 6 days ago
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Investment banking has come so farIf you read through the foreword to Rosenbaum's Investment Banking Valuation text, it talks about the need to return to the basics of the business in valuations after what happened in 2008. Online, so many firms list specific tools of their knowledge platform that can give a client the best advisory...
iBankedUp
52 weeks 6 days ago
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What's your crazy stories on Wall Street?After talking to so many professionals in the industry, I found that each had their own crazy story to tell. The best I heard by far actually happened to my uncle. He worked at JP Morgan for almost two years in their IT division along with the traders (think quant-y stuff and operations). His team w...
notbad4aquant
32 weeks 6 days ago
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Where do you meet extremely hot women?So where do you guys normally go to meet gorgeous women? I mean Tinder/Bumble etc only go so far and it seems that the lineup is eh. Curious where you guys prowl. ...
UTDFinanceGuy
882 weeks 6 days ago
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Excel Help: Sum formula showing 0 when clearly it should some value.Hey guys, I got an excel with a simple sum equation, but if I go into it (F2) then press ENTER, then it turns into 0. It clearly can't be 0 because I actually see the cells it's trying to sum up and it's not 0. At first, I thought it's because I had it on manual calculation, but it's not. It's on ...
l2010
82 weeks 6 days ago
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How do you feel about corruptionI'm sure this topic has been brought up numerous times by newbies but I have been wanting to understand what bankers feel about corruption. How do people deal with it and carry on working, feeling justified that they are adding value to society? Don't get the wrong idea about me, If I had the oppor...
kayz08
13 weeks 21 min ago
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Transfer Dilemma - Currently at a non-target Currently at a non target state school, rising junior and stupidly applied to transfer into only the very top schools like the ivies, Michigan, Berkeley, etc and got rejected/waitlisted everywhere. I'm in shock because I had excellent grades, test scores and ecs, but bad, rushed essays and very impe...
tkid3400
223 weeks 1 hour ago
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Vietnam Airlines Announces Business Performance For First Six Months Of 2016Hanoi, 22 July 2016 - Vietnam Airlines' Joint Stock Company (Vietnam Airlines) has announced the company's business performance from January to June 2016. In the first six months of 2016, the aviation market grew by 27.2 per cent compared to the same period last year, with a 37 per cent increase in ...
belahuntr
13 weeks 1 hour ago
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Anyone else hate people from Middle America?I'm a born and bred New Yorker, went to a target in CA and now work on Wall Street. I'm incredibly disappointed in seeing all these fat people from Ohio and Tennessee and roaming around in my cosmopolitan city. I meet a few analysts that somehow made it in from these crappy states in the south and m...
community
243 weeks 1 hour ago
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Leach Wallace Associates Inc Consulting Engineers: New Patient Tower Silver Spring, Holy Cross HospitalLeach Wallace was commissioned to design the expansion of the 300,000 sf New Patient Tower at Holy Cross, located in Silver Spring, Maryland. The expansion of the hospital included a 150 bed patient tower, including a new central energy plant and major renovation to the existing front lobby for circ...
annierob20
03 weeks 1 hour ago
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Playing the Long Game at a BoutiqueI'm sure this topic has come up before, so please excuse me if this has already been discussed at length elsewhere. Are mid-level bankers (Associates / VPs) who begin their careers at a boutique (EVR, LAZ, Moelis, etc.) at a disadvantage when it comes time to begin calling on clients? It seems th...
Get_Yield
43 weeks 1 hour ago
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Favorite Computer/Browser Shortcuts (non excel)?Isn't it annoying when you see someone scanning a page for a certain word or phrase and they don't know to just use ctrl-f? What are your favorite / most useful keyboard shortcuts for your browser or computer (mac or pc)? ...
Ape Town
23 weeks 2 hours ago
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What does the future hold for Apple?Apple Q2 earnings beat estimates, despite falling iPhone sales as they were expected to make $1.39 per share of revenue on $42.1 billion. The bottom line is that Apple was able to satisfy those who weren't as optimistic about themselves and they saw stronger customer demand and business performance ...
mCobb
13 weeks 7 hours ago
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del plsdelete pls. ...
McBullish
73 weeks 8 hours ago
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Lost College StudentI'm (pretty) lost. I'm beginning my sophomore year at what's considered a "public ivy" as an Economics major. I spent my first year at a non-target and managed a perfect GPA, whilst being active some academic organizations. I founded the University Investment Club, was chosen for the financial mento...
Scryde
13 weeks 11 hours ago
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Valuation control - confused of exact job functions.Hello guys, I'll have an interview soon with a top-tier IB for valuation control role. They got my CV from Michael Page, so I didn't apply directly. I'm confused of the actual role functions in this job? Is it considered back or middle office? I heard, it's the operations type of work? Really confu...
BrainsAndLegs
03 weeks 12 hours ago
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BB Company Culture DifferencesCould anybody who has experience at any BB's talk about the company culture and how it differs from other BB's? ...
victoriousinwar
03 weeks 12 hours ago
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Why are you doing what you do? I've always been ambitious and worked my tail off to be at a certain level in my career. I'm in my late 20s and have now fulfilled this idea in my head of how life was supposed to be like. But now that I'm here, I'm left wondering what's next. How did you all decide that the amount of hours and sac...
mdee1
03 weeks 20 hours ago
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FIG IB Interview Guide?Does anybody have suggestions? I know BIWS FIG course is great, but looking more for an interview guide (banks and insurance primarily). Thanks monkeys! ...
saw23
23 weeks 1 day ago
+3
Uber in the AirTech start-up Blade just closed another round of financing, bringing its valuation to $75 million. For those unfamiliar with the service, the company is sort of like Uber, but for helicopters. The two have partnered in the past, combining resources to offer rides to Coachella and other music events....
Nick Naylor
123 weeks 1 day ago
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Richard Ivey - Canada [To Ivey Grads or current HBAs]Greetings, with Ivey being the strongest target for potential IBankers or those pursuing buy side opportunities in Canada, can anyone comment on the caliber of students who obtain SA positions in the US and FT offers? I don't understand how y'all claim to have known majority of the technicals and fi...
ooooooops
23 weeks 1 day ago
+5
2017 IBD SA MEGATHREADLet's try and get a timeline of all deadlines for most BB's and Boutiques (including diversity/scholarship events). Just add a comment once you've CONFIRMED the deadline and I'll add the date. Evercore- July 31st (Accelerated Recruiting and Diversity Program)Morgan Stanley - July 31st (Accelerated R...
PabloPicasso1126
03 weeks 1 day 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
143 weeks 1 day ago
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Jump from IB to TechRecently left my BB for a job at a mid sized tech company. Has anyone else made a similar jump? ...
mcmckay21
13 weeks 1 day ago
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DNC Chair resignsDebbie Wasserman Schultz resigns as head of the Democratic National Convention after Wikileaks releases emails. Hillary Clinton alleges Russian state actors involved. Any thoughts? ...
elitenotelitist
183 weeks 1 day ago
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Which laptop to get for doing remote work at homeI'm trying to buy a laptop before my IB stint, and I expect to doing remote work on it during travel and at home. Any recommendations? ...
princeroyce
33 weeks 2 days 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
03 weeks 2 days ago
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DCF v Transaction multiplesSo my question is this, Why are acquirers willing to pay more than the DCF value to acquire a target company, especially when the DCF accounts for the intrinsic value of a company as it is the present value of all the cash flows expected to be generated by the company and as the DCF implicitly accou...
George-Mathew
73 weeks 2 days ago
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Anyone know what the timeline is like for 2017 SA recruiting?Curious if any FT employees know when OCR will start. How different will the dates be from school to school? Are there still banks that recruit in the new year? ...
CDN1Banker
63 weeks 2 days ago
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How LinkedIn Became a New Pick Up SiteDo you use LinkedIn to connect with strangers? Even worse.. Do you use LinkedIn to pick up women? This is what Abigail McAlpine, a consultant from UK, experienced after she posted her profile photo, and some guy tried to hit on her through LinkedIn. "Please do not use this website like Tinder, I d...
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How Being Entitled Can Get You FiredMillennials are often labeled as being entitled, and while I don't support this stereotype, this story made me think otherwise: It all started with this summer intern (let's call him Mike) who felt like the dress code was too strict. "I felt the dress code was overly strict but I wasn't going to sa...
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My dilemma: transferringHi guys, this is a throwaway account because I post quite a bit on another. Need some serious advice, with all things considered. I am a rising sophomore at a top 50, non target school in the South (NC/VA area, don't think Wake or W&L, I'd consider those semi's) double majoring in Econ and Finan...
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For any and all future Adjusted GPA questionsPlease refer to the following:http://longorshortcapital.com/adjusted-gpa-on-a-pr... Adjusted GPA on a Pro Forma Basis by Sir Equity Go Recently, recruiters at top universities and college administrators alike have recognized a growing trend in the student job market, namely the adoption of "adjusted...
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What font does your bank use for powerpoint presentations?mainly for the header and body.. curious to see if there is any standard that is the go-to among banks ...
CDN1Banker
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Going out with my Team as a Summer Analyst - Do's and Don't'sHi, I am currently working as a Summer Analyst in London at one of the American Bulge Brackets. There#s a party from my team coming up next week, and obviously it is a good opportunity to get to know the people better. However, I am a bit concerned about the stories you sometimes hear, that they wan...
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