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Have you read Carnegie's book, "How to Win Friends and Influence People"?I've been meaning to listen to it on audiotape (it's available for free and online) but I'm wondering if it's actually helpful. ...
SaraHampar
142 weeks 5 days ago
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Driving To JFK Is Now Something Only Suckers And Interns DoThis actually looks like a pretty good deal... this NYC startup is taking people by helicopter to JFK and expanding their services beyond. The uberization of the skies has begun! Over all I think this is great, why not target the air travel segment, a severely under utilized area for last-mine type ...
Tchyk
182 weeks 5 days ago
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Poor Charlie's Almanac I am trying to read it because a number of people have suggested it. Yet, I cannot find it online. Does anybody have it in pdf version they can share with me? College kid and don't want to spend money. ...
canesfan
22 weeks 5 days ago
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Ever considered quitting your job to startup in the fin-tech space?Monkeys, innovation at the intersection of technology and finance is happening on a daily basis. Alternate Lending platforms, payments banks and crypto-currency startups are raising huge amounts of capital. Considering that bankers have a working level knowledge of financial institutions, have you e...
FinDroid
12 weeks 5 days ago
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What's your favourite travel destination? Hey guys! I'm planning a short get-away with the girlfriend soon and was curious as to what your favourite travel destinations around the world are? I love Thailand! The food is amazing, I get make some really cheap but really nice suits and shirts and the beaches are superb too (Phuket and Krabi)! ...
JTJR
32 weeks 5 days ago
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What would you tell your 18 year old self?I read an article about people in Silicon Valley and Tech saying what they would tell their 18 year old selves. I thought it would be cool to see what everyone here says! I would tell myself something too except I'm still 18 right now! Regrets, reflection, and advice? ...
thefinancekid
32 weeks 5 days 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
922 weeks 5 days 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 once a month on Tuesday, 1245-2pm et. Upcoming test dates: -THIS TUESDAY, Feb 7th 12:45-2pm et, (you would need to do a short...
AndyLouis
142 weeks 5 days ago
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New H-1B Visa Bill to Double Minimum WageA legislation has been introduced which among other things calls for more than doubling the minimum salary of H-1B Visa holders to $130k (currently set at $60k). Foreigners at large tech firms were underpaid relative to their American counterparts as companies exploited the broken system for years. ...
ebit_dab
842 weeks 6 days ago
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Super Bowl IndicatorMillions of people will watch the Super Bowl this year rooting for their favorite team in hopes of receiving gloating rights, but according to the Super Bowl Indicator this game may have a bigger impact than you'd expect. According to the "Super Bowl Indicator," a triumphant team from the old Amer...
kidbrown
02 weeks 6 days ago
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Chicago WSO Meetup?Would anyone on WSO from Chicago want to meetup? Not sure if there've been casual meetups outside of the WSO conference, but it might be good to have a meetup with like-minded monkeys if there's sufficient interest. Just a thought. ...
idaho
242 weeks 6 days ago
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List of universities in New York stateHi, I was wondering whether anyone can help me list all the universities/colleges, where you can study for a bachelors, in NY that are within a 2-5hour commute to NYC. I would really appreciate this. Cornell university state university of NY at Binghamton oneonta: hartwick college SUNY at Oneonta co...
California t
12 weeks 6 days ago
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Wich one: Suits o White Collar?Which one do you prefer? Harvey Specter or Neal Caffrey? Just for fun. :-) I think, comparing to the "Wall Street work", my pick go to Harvey. ...
Steve Castle
22 weeks 6 days ago
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My Opinion On Tiger Woods And The State Of His GameAs many of you know he missed the cut again at torrey pines and was garbage with the driver. He recently signed with taylormade and will have 13 of their clubs in the bag and the scotty cameron newport 2 he's used. Personally I think he's just about done but would like to be proven wrong. He just do...
BillBelichick37
272 weeks 6 days ago
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Violence Erupts on Berkeley Campushttp://www.cnn.com/2017/02/01/us/milo-yiannopoulos... Although I support peoples' right to protest full scale rioting like this will only help the other side in the long run. This is the sort of shit that will lead to 8 years of Trump followed by 8 years of Pence (8T8P(tm)). The far left will drive ...
thurnis haley
292 weeks 6 days ago
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What website for checking out companiesWhat website do you guys use to find out more about companies? For example, a summary and certain stats you would find on their ordinary website. ...
Rchan100
03 weeks 1 hour ago
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The Odds DT Gets ImpeachedCheck this out: Not Too Long of a Read It seems to be a waste to bet on this as the actual likelihood of an impeachment is slim to none. Am I wrong? Some of the other ones are pretty interesting... Interesting: Paddy Power also has odds on whether a tape will emerge to back allegations of golden ...
dday
313 weeks 2 hours ago
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Late night show with Associate KimFrank Sinatra once said: "alcohol may be a man's worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy" Daniel Kim - my associate lives by these words. You know when you celebrate a deal with a couple of drinks afterwards? Kim prefers to spread the celebration per slide completed on his pitch books. "If J...
ostrich
23 weeks 5 hours ago
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#deleteUber : Were they really supporting the immigration ban?By this point, we've all heard about the controversy surrounding the fact that Uber continued its service in spite of the recent ban on immigration. People took the lack of action to be synonymous with support for the halt on immigration. Below is the full letter from Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick wher...
tgi-finance
23 weeks 7 hours ago
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500k Legal Green Card Holders and Students Banned from the US Under the current executive action. this article gives the numbers: https://www.propublica.org/article/trump-executive... Homeland Security confirms it applies to green card holders: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/green-card-holders-i... If you're an Iranian/Iraqi/etc student or worker legally in the...
AllDay_028
1193 weeks 11 hours ago
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SnapChat IPOThoughts? Maybe Im too traditional, but how can a company losing more money than revenue be worth $20bn? And talk about related party transactions with CEO's father acting as legal counsel.http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2017/02/02/snaps-ip... Los Angeles is a small place. One disclosure to come ou...
bug-me-not
93 weeks 18 hours ago
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San Francisco - quality of life?Alright dudes and dudettes. I'm considering being a traitor to the East Coast and setting up camp in San Francisco. Can anyone attest to quality of life in the area? Can you live comfortably off a salary of 50k or so? And most importantly - do you need a car, or is public transport good enough that ...
chicandtoughness
583 weeks 1 day ago
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Global Warming: Best Spots to Be in 40 YearsWith ocean levels rising (oil rigs raising their rigs 8 feet) and it getting warmer, where would you set up home base for the foreseeable future? Florida is sunk. Cali is a desert. I'm thinking Chicago and Calorado are going to be good spots. Outside of the U.S., I'm considering moving to the Philip...
GoldenCinderblock
343 weeks 1 day ago
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Emmanuel MacronI've been following Macron since last November and I gotta say--I'm impressed. Anyone else watching the French elections? Here's a quick profile from FT: https://www.ft.com/content/a36b107a-dca6-11e6-86ac... Tl;dr -- he's an ideological cross between social democracy and economic liberalism--essenti...
Rahma
03 weeks 1 day ago
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Canadians, Trump & TN Visas Given that trump is threatening to renegotiate or scrap NAFTA, what do you guys think will be the impact on Canadians looking for work in the United States, given that the TN Visa might be a casualty of NAFTA renegotiations. And what are some ways to mitigate this risk? H1B1 is an option, but not al...
AnotherPersonNumeroUno
13 weeks 1 day ago
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Anyone here who bought their own house/place?I will be starting as a post-MBA Associate in BB IBD. Thinking about taking the plunge with my parents help. Any advice? ...
Charizard
643 weeks 1 day ago
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Becoming Warren BuffettI'm trying to decided if its worth the time/money to watch this new documentary on Warren Buffett, have any of you seen this? I feel like this man has been broken down and talked about more than anyone I can think of in the finance sector. There must be 5+ other documenters about him out there, most...
Tchyk
23 weeks 1 day ago
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The Founder (Movie) - The McDonald's Movie - Ray Kroc, CEO Calvin Coolidge: Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and Determination alo...
Ebolamonkey
33 weeks 1 day ago
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What's Your Worst Nightmare During and After College/Grad School?I'm an engineer. I hated English and Humanities classes with a passion. During college, my worst nightmare was sitting in a classroom, as I rarely went to class, and finding out that the final project is due next week and final exam the following week! I didn't even know what the class was about! (T...
Ebolamonkey
93 weeks 1 day ago
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Do protein shakes actually help you?The first thing I do after a workout is make myself a protein shake; I'm sure many other avid fitness lovers do the same. However, this may not be the best thing to do. According to Business Insider and CytoSport, there is a healthier option: The particular smoothie ... includes 6 oz non-fat Greek...
tgi-finance
953 weeks 1 day ago
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RIP Sally YatesJust saw the release on the Yates firing. Is it normal to use the word 'betrayed' in typical government firings? ...
iBankedUp
413 weeks 2 days ago
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Favorite Super Bowl Commercials?So as we near Super Bowl Sunday I thought we could share some of our favorite commercials since they're usually some memorable ones. The one that has stuck with me the most for some reason is this Bud Light one from a decade ago. Carlos Mencia's Immigrant Bud Light Commercial Super Bowl The Mexica...
kidbrown
03 weeks 2 days ago
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Starbucks plans to hire 10K refugees Well boys, where will you be getting your coffee at tomorrow? That's about one for every other store, considering they have about 20K stores globally. ...
George Kush
863 weeks 2 days ago
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Minimum salary to live in NYC post grad?So obviously I know NYC is not cheap. I was wondering what a good base salary would be, fresh out of graduation, to live in the city? I don't mean the high baller, limitless bar tabs and expensive shopping lifestyle. Realistically, I just want an apartment (possibly with a roommate, but not certain)...
Jennifer-S
123 weeks 2 days ago
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Stingy things you do to save moneyWhat are some power moves a brother can use to save a few dollars here and there? Things like stealing your toilet paper from the public rest room in the lobby or showering at the gym to lower your energy bill. ...
LReed
443 weeks 2 days ago
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"Uber Supports Fascism?"Despite Uber's CEO coming out against the Trump travel ban, Uber has somehow found itself as a primary target of protest. Apparently the company did not halt service fast enough after the New York City Taxi Workers Alliance, called for a temporary halt to rides heading to John F. Kennedy airport. A...
PatrickStar120
123 weeks 2 days ago
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FUNraising in college From my observation, most college students at school fund raise by setting up booths and reselling stuff. However, such activities often do not seem to be very profitable and often lead to more of such 'fund raising' activities. My idea of fund raising is that items should: 1) Be easy to sell 2) Off...
JYLY
03 weeks 2 days ago
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TED Ed??? Just when you thought things couldn't get any worse than a TED Talk!When did this thing pop up? I saw a clip about Hitler's rise to power in a Democratic country and in the corner on my eyes I say "TED Ed!" W.T.F? TED Ed It's almost as bad as PragerU! Memeifying one brain at a time. ...
Ebolamonkey
33 weeks 2 days ago
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25 Things I’ve Learned In My 20s1- You can't date a jerk and expect to turn them into a good person. Jerks are fully committed to being unpleasant. Those brief moments of tenderness they give you are designed to trip you up and give you false hope. It's best to stay away altogether. 2- The rumors are true: your metabolism does slo...
FlakieBear
733 weeks 2 days ago
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FELLOW LAX BROSAny ex laxers on the street here familiar with lacrossethepond? Wondering if this may be a good option to get a masters degree...PM if anyone would like to chat ...
john malkovich
03 weeks 3 days ago
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Renting a studio vs. living with roommates (NYC)Sup y'all, I'm currently living in a 3BR in Brooklyn with a couple of roommates from college. Now I'm thinking about getting my own place (renting not buying) in either Brooklyn/Queens or Jersey City/Hoboken. I'd like to live in Manhattan but I don't want to spend half my monthly net income on rent ...
Mrs. Nesbitt
23 weeks 3 days ago
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Tensions arise in Trump administration between two factionsSteve Bannon and Steven Miller VS Reince Priebus and other qualified professionals. At the moment, it seems that the generals and professionals and being shunned in favour of the ... propagandists? If this is a taste of what the next 4 years are going to be like, strap yourselves in. ...
QGKZ
13 weeks 3 days ago
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Yep, run over the fat man! - Autonomous Vehicle's Ethical Dilemma Forbes shameless plug for SAP got me thinking about MIT's Moral Machine again. Play the Moral Machine and see how you'd react to the scenarios. MIT, Harvard, and $27mil are starting an initiative on AI ethics. Aside from a ton of HBR and MIT Tech Reviews that will be generated to shamelessly promote...
Ebolamonkey
43 weeks 3 days ago
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Russia Decriminalizes Domestic AbuseRussia's parliament voted 380-3 on Friday to decriminalize domestic violence in cases where it does not cause "substantial bodily harm" and does not occur more than once a year. A woman was thrown out of a third-story window, went to the police, and was told, 'This is not a hotel.'http://www.usatoda...
GoldenCinderblock
33 weeks 3 days ago
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Great Sports LegendsAustralian open just, the first major Grand slam of the year was off to a terrific if not mind boggling showcase of class, flair and pure sportsmanship ever witnessed. The semi-final between Nadal and Dimitrov was edge of the seat viewing. The final was old aged nemesis against each other and to tho...
shadowtrader
33 weeks 3 days ago
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MS in applied Statistic vs Ms in Finance ???I am about to go for a master degree but still hesitate between Ms. Applied Statistic and Ms. Finance ??.I want to work for IB/BB after graduated . (p/s current BA Finance and Accounting ) . any expert ! please give me an advice ??? ...
hello_pudding
23 weeks 3 days ago
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Trump, NAFTA, TN Visas, Canadians (And Americans)In the light of a surprising victory by Trump, groups of people are recalibrating and doing the math on what it means for them personally. I thought it might be helpful for some for a quick recap on Trump's view on NAFTA and specifically how it affects Canadians in (or looking to come to) the U.S. P...
TorontoMonkey1328
193 weeks 3 days ago
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Reverse Commute From NYC- doable lifestyle?Hi All: I recently accepted an offer to work in finance in Greenwich, CT, following my impending graduation. One concern I had about this particular situation was that the firm is very small and employs only a small handful of people my age. I will have to relocate, at it seems to me that moving to ...
Nova_Nation
73 weeks 4 days ago
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Hair Follicle Drug Testing Coming To A Bank Near You!Sorry everyone. My apologies. I never truly appreciated how much of a trigger HR was for you guys. How did it get so bad? Is it the fact that we get to leave the office at the civilian hour of 5pm? Or perhaps you've just been rejected by HR hotties so many times your disappointment has manifested in...
hrQueen
43 weeks 4 days ago
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Facebook is winning against Snapchat, Lyft winning against UberSo, we have had numerous debates in tech-oriented discussions on which social networking app is going to rake in the millions and stay evergreen. And usually, I take the position of the anti-Suckerberg hero. Well, it seems I have been proven wrong.https://techcrunch.com/2017/01/30/attack-of-the-cl.....
Frank Quattrone
03 weeks 4 days ago
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Protester Crybaby Rant"Hey everybody, look at me! I'm a middle aged white woman out for a once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity at my city's demonstration against...I'm not sure exactly, the President I guess." Isn't that essentially what all those protests boiled down to? Those bitches are not the highway-blocking type (...
Fear The Bulge
33 weeks 4 days ago
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How much should you have saved after 2-3 years in IBD in NYC as an analyst? Assuming, your rent is anywhere from 1.7k to 2.0k a month and you go out with friends, eat at restaurants, basically not starving to save and trying your best to enjoy your youth in this city, how much would you have saved? Including 401k and stuff. ...
bondtradercu
23 weeks 4 days ago
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Keyboard solutions for Power Excel Users? Arrow Key remapping, special keyboards, monitors, etc. What would you want to see? I really just hate reaching for arrow keys on my laptop. It's time consuming, and we could be more productive with hardware by Excel users for Excel users. I want IJKL keys remapped to: up/left/down/right when hitting a key to activate it (like Caps Lock). Or, what if the...
FrankThaTank
13 weeks 4 days ago
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#DeleteUberNot sure why so many people are deleting Uber because of this? Imagine how pissed you would be if you had just landed from a long flight and couldn't get an uber/taxi/lyft because of a protest. Agree or not with the protesting, people need taxis at an airport. Am I missing something? ...
Marti Kahn
23 weeks 4 days ago
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Advice Needed for a High School Student: Should I pursue Finance or not?Firstly, thanks to those who are taking time to read/reply! (my background, skip this paragraph if u want) I'm a high school senior from Canada. I have always been interested in finance/business since I was twelve years old. From spending hours researching financial markets to winning several busine...
thefinancekid
23 weeks 4 days ago
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What is or was your Least Favorite Class?My perspective about school has changed as I have gotten older where I actually do enjoy a lot of the classes I take. However, there still are certain times when I find myself absolutely hating certain classes. During my undergrad I hated an abundance of classes to include Physics, Chemistry, Calc...
PatrickStar120
473 weeks 4 days ago
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Dick Pic Case: Prank or Creep?Wow. You guys are a testy bunch. Now that I know how much of a reaction my perspective provoke around here I better keep throwing the fuel on the fire. So amongst the torrent of abusive comments (love you guys too!) I received for my last post, there were a few questions being thrown around. Namely:...
hrQueen
83 weeks 4 days ago
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What are the best places to study abroad?In your time in college, I'm sure many of you took advantage of a possible study abroad program. As a finance major, I am leaning towards studying in London, the other financial hub in the world besides Wall Street. I was just curious as to where other experienced businessmen and businesswomen studi...
tgi-finance
93 weeks 4 days ago
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Killer selfies and shark attacks A bit of morbid humor here but couldn't help but share... apparently more people die taking selfies than shark attacks... The kid in this photo died in the valiant effort of taking a selfie... So, we went through three years of news archives, compiling every reported instance of a selfie-related...
dchd9
03 weeks 4 days ago
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Has anyone read "Straight to Hell" by John LeFevreI'm leaning to believe that a lot of the stories on the pranks and office culture are somewhat exaggerated. Does anyone know what the culture of Salomon Brothers / Citi was like in the early 2000s? And if you've read the book, share your thoughts. ...
flybanker
63 weeks 4 days ago
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Fordham financial aidRight now I am a high school senior and I am 90% on attending Fordham. However, I am waiting on money and I feel like they may not give me enough. I would need to pay $30-$35k to be able of having a realistic chance of attending. Fordham is my number one and I really love the school. I wanted to kno...
thebellcurve
03 weeks 4 days ago
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Tesla Battery Boom Tesla recently cut the ribbon on a massive new battery plant in Southern California. The plant, which took $5B to construct, represents the continued fulfillment of Elon Musk's mission to vertically integrate. As Tesla produces better batteries for a cheaper cost because of the scale, Tesla hopes to...
JCI30
03 weeks 4 days ago
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1/30/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming WSO Webinars: Real Estate Case Study -- 7pm ET, 2/7/17 RE Private Equity Case: Acquisition / Redevelopment of a hotel -- 7pm ET, 2/9/17 Posts of the Week: How you can get multiple job offers before you graduate by @monkeyman415. 10 SB's.500k Legal Green Card Holders and ...
AndyLouis
03 weeks 5 days ago
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Travel Ban has Been ReversedThe ban on green card holders has been reversed, we've been bamboozled! My theory is that the Trump administration proposed something absolutely ludicrous, so when he proposes his actual plan it will seem reasonable in comparison. The art of the deal, ladies and gents. Check out the source I linked ...
WheyOfLife
63 weeks 4 days ago
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An alternative approachIF the policy was about vetting refugees why wouldn't the administration tap the heads of immigration and homeland to come up with their assessment regarding vetting Syrian (for example) refugees and their recommendations regarding vetting and whether or not it's possible to vet them further. This a...
ArcherVice
03 weeks 4 days ago
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Have to learn a new language (european)Hey there! Quick question for you. I already know Italian (mother-tongue) and fluent english. As part of my second year (undergraduate) I have to learn a new European language. Choices are: French, German and Spanish. As I don't really like German, I won't do it. Which one do you think would be most...
Kiwith
113 weeks 5 days ago
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Could gyms become obsolete?I'm a fitness lover, and going to the gym is a necessity for me. According to this article, the number of people going to gyms and getting memberships is decreasing. People are opting to just exercise at home and follow along with videos. While I personally use videos at home in addition to going to...
tgi-finance
673 weeks 5 days ago
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America's super rich prepare for a possible doomsday Monkeys, was going through this article which seems to be straight out of a sci-fi movie on the new yorker which spoke about the preparations the rich guys were making in case of an apocalypse. It seems like the movie '2012' all again. In private Facebook groups, wealthy survivalists swap tips on ...
FinDroid
253 weeks 5 days ago
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Trump Immigration Ban Thoughts?Just discovered there was already a chat for people to comment on this. Please go here: www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/500k-legal-green-ca... ...
jackdonaghy26
23 weeks 5 days ago
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Trump removes DNI and chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff from National Security Council, adds Steve Bannonhttp://www.wsj.com/articles/donald-trump-signs-ord... What the hell is going on? This goes beyond incompetence -- it's insanity. ...
QGKZ
03 weeks 5 days ago
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Should 12 year-olds be charged as adults? (Slenderman Case)I think most people already know the basics of the case and if not here are some details.... https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/... http://www.gq.com/story/beware-the-slenderman-hbo http://fox6now.com/2016/11/11/slenderman-stabbing-... http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-37141286 ...
jackdonaghy26
43 weeks 6 days ago
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Supply chain management as a major?Supply chain management is the oversight of materials, information, and finances as they flow within and among companies. While many business school students lean toward finance or accounting, supply chain management is slowly becoming up and coming in today's world. Is supply chain management a wor...
scorpio20
23 weeks 6 days ago
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More people are lonely than you may thinkIn today's social media dominated world, we only see edited versions of reality. Most likely, this is a result of human nature (the tendency for human beings to want to show off/be admired) and the apps themselves. After all, who wants to follow or watch someone who posts pictures of paint drying?...
LES
613 weeks 6 days ago
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Who is your favorite billionaire?Very simply who is your favorite billionaire? I 'd have to go with Rupert Murdoch or Henry Kravis... ...
SBrunsWS
1993 weeks 6 days ago
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"Alternative Facts"Who saw the interview with Kellyanne Conway on Meet the Press this morning where she outlined the "alternative facts" the press secretary was offering yesterday about the about the size of the crowd at the inauguration on Friday? Truly bizarre that White House representatives are concerned about t...
DickFuld
2033 weeks 6 days 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
83 weeks 6 days ago
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In Defense of UnhappinessAs with many of you, I had the chance to spend some time with relatives over the Thanksgiving holiday. It was average, to be honest. It's always good to see loved ones, but it is a balance between hectic traveling, rushing to see as many people as possible, and if you live any significant distance a...
The Uncontortionist
843 weeks 6 days ago
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Which brand of sunglasses are the best?A monkey's gotta look good, ya know? I'm searching for a new pair of high quality glasses/sunglasses. Any suggestions? What are your favorite brands? Which ones are the best? ...
Neighbor
283 weeks 6 days ago
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A Novel Approach to Universal Basic IncomeI was listening to EconTalk the other day and Mike Munger from Duke University was on talking about Universal Basic Income. I happen to believe that UBI will become a necessity in the very near future, so it's a subject of interest to me. That said, I don't often hear any new ideas about it; it's mo...
Eddie Braverman
233 weeks 6 days ago
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Federer vs. Nadal: Throwback OpenI'm not sure how many of you are tennis fans, but this year's Australian Open final is a real gift to all sports fans. The Williams sisters are both in the Slam final for the first time since 2009, and one of the greatest tennis rivalries of all time lives on this Sunday when Federer and Nadal face ...
kidbrown
14 weeks 1 hour ago
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The rent is too damn high... honey.My friend recently went through a terrible breakup. I wish him all the best, and I know that these things are not easy. During our many conversations the topic of rent came up, and it was clear that it was a major contributing factor to them moving in together in the first place. We went down the ra...
Tchyk
174 weeks 2 hours ago
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Anyone else have this problem?Anyone else have poor issues with performance in terms of critical thinking/logic at wee hours of the morning? Especially when it comes to consulting interviews (Case studies). Have had a few interviews recently at 2-3am (US East Coast) and looking for potential ways to mitigate this. As it's cost ...
Jaxom
04 weeks 4 hours ago
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Kidney StonesHave any of you folks ever had kidney stones before? I feel like someone is stabbing a knife into my lower back. The good news is it has partially taken care of the pesky need for sleep. There is no stimulant I've encountered that could bring me to a status of being fully awake so quickly at 4 am. ...
Big4please
34 weeks 7 hours ago
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Urgent question -leaving your job after one months Working in strategy consulting and I am miserable. I don't mind the work of the hours but my boss is making my life miserable. It is a boutique firm and I havent received any training although I have got solid project experience under my belt. I am getting severly berated and bullied everytime I ...
Thealchemist
134 weeks 8 hours ago
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Alternatives to MintI can't get Mint to work. My house isn't on Zillow for some reason and I can't figure out how to add it and they can't find my Capital One Account. I don't want to deal with all this. Any alternatives besides Excel? ...
GoldenCinderblock
04 weeks 10 hours ago
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Where did your Valedictorian go?I come from a Semi-target (Think NUS, NTU etc) and last year, the Valedictorian of my school went to a local bank's Management programme. Now that's impressive and all but my initial image of Valedictorian was some one that would be in some high flying bank (my perspective might be skewed) So I was ...
JTJR
34 weeks 13 hours ago
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Daily/ Weekly Newsletters I am searching for some email newsletters that cover macroeconomic trends. Kind of like the daily dirt nap that I have seen posted here before but $600/yr is a steep price to pay for a daily email. I currently subscribe to Harper's Weekly Review but that is more entertaining than informing. Any reco...
geology rocks
24 weeks 13 hours ago
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What are the poker games like in NYC?I've been getting into poker quite a bit recently and like playing cash games with friends ($0.25/$0.50). Currently getting good enough to play at casinos and other people's cash games amongst better players. I was wondering who here plays poker and what (if any) cash games are like amongst finance ...
Closer
14 weeks 23 hours ago
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76ers: The ProcessThese past few years, the Philly 76ers have been tanking. They slashed their teams and accepted the woeful season records in the hopes that they would use their top draft picks to snag a few promising players and build a franchise around young talent. Sounds logical enough, but this process has come...
WheyOfLife
184 weeks 1 day ago
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State Department senior officials resignSo it looks like a bunch of State Dept senior officials just sent in their notices. These were Foreign Service lifers who were around under both Bush and Obama, so it's not like it's politically-appointed ambassador positions we're talking about. Also of note is that the White House is saying that t...
Angus Macgyver
74 weeks 1 day ago
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Wireless Headphone Recommendations?WSO, considering buying some new wireless headphones. I am looking for around-the-ear sets, don't really want to spend more than $400 but if there is good reason to spend above that I may reconsider. I take good care of my things, so I have no doubt that these will be used for 5-10 years. Currently ...
BreakingRich
434 weeks 1 day ago
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Where do you stand on massive mergers?News is surfacing of a potential combination to be made between Verizon and Charter Communications. Also of note, Verizon is expected to merge with Yahoo in a $4.8 bn deal. With stuff like this and the AT&T deal going down, I've been thinking about how these deals affect the economy, capitalism,...
WheyOfLife
24 weeks 1 day ago
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Animal SpiritsI have heard the term "Animal Spirits" maybe 20,000 times in the last 3 weeks on CNBC and Bloomberg (as well as read) to explain the market exuberance and expectations with the Trump Rally. Is this the top and a bubble is about to burst? I feel like making up words and crazy rationale to support som...
George_Banker
24 weeks 1 day ago
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Who would you take to start your franchise, Brady or Belichick?Been waiting for the Super Bowl to start and I found an interesting article on NFL.com: Now preparing for their seventh Super Bowl appearance in the last 16 seasons, Belichick and Brady already have led New England to four Lombardi Trophies and 14 division titles. Since the 2001 season, when Brady...
darthdrizzy
44 weeks 1 day ago
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Globalism or Isolationism?So seeing as we're watching the transition of China towards Globalism and the US back towards Isolationism, I'm curious as to what your opinions are on the subject. Rather than just spouting platitudes and common talking points, I'm more interested in a logical discussion where viewpoints of both pe...
Xiiixiii
04 weeks 1 day ago
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Net Neutrality in DangerPresident Trump picked Ajit Pai to serve as the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. He's a critic of the net neutrality rules, which treats the internet like a public utility and prevents internet providers from intentionally speeding up or slowing down traffic from specific websi...
kidbrown
24 weeks 1 day ago
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Progressive features of binary MLM planARM MLM company are the best in developing a software for a binary compensation plan. We have a well trained programmers who can develop a product with a 100% perfection. And now, we had added some advanced binary MLM plan features like Matching commission/bonus Pairing commission Fast start bonus L...
beaulah
34 weeks 1 day ago
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Does the World Economic Forum impact anybody's life?The WEF is going on this year at Davos and news keeps trickling about how politicians of the world and business leaders emphasise on having an inclusive economic policy. Jobs for all, social benefits and welfare policies are phrases we hear time and again. I am not being anti-liberal nor am I trying...
FinDroid
284 weeks 1 day ago
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Happy Australia day WSOI think there is about 5 Aussies on WSO, none the less happy Australia day! Time to wait for the invasion day protests... ...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
01 month 5 hours ago
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AI Scientists shoot themselves - Program that programs themselves learns about SkyNet! [MIT Tech]Programming is a grind for those who program or still program much more so than punching cells in Excel. Object oriented programming is even worse! This is why programmers, especially those with AI and Machine Learning background, are in dire supply and mega demand even in the Fintech arena (Quants)...
Ebolamonkey
41 month 8 hours ago

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