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What are my chances at transferring to Cornell/USC/Georgetown? I'm currently a freshman at a West Coast Private and I am in the process of transferring. I'm just curious what you guys think my chances are at transferring, as I know some members on WSO have had previous experience with the process. Here are my stats College GPA: 3.93 Credits: 17 fall, 18 spring,...
354231
71 month 3 days ago
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Nail In the CoffinThe same publication that began the spectacle that is Elizabeth Holmes's decline... The Wall St. Journal seems unrelenting with their Theranos stories. It looks like they are in for more hard times. Theranos Slashes Staff, Voids More Test Results The Silicon Valley company, which once promised to r...
Tchyk
71 month 3 days ago
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Any long-time Apple users make the switch?I own multiple apple products: I have a apple desktop, macbook, ipad, iphone, even a watch... In the past, I considered switching over to the other side as a lot of my accounts are google-linked and I thought a integrating google into my life over apple might be the move. I never made the move befor...
dday
11 month 3 days ago
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Oakmere Home Group of Companies - Home Quality Review of Strawberry Fields at KendalStrawberry Fields at Kendal features Oakmere Homes Advisors' high-end four-bedroom homes priced at a minimum of PS295,000. Like all its other home projects, Strawberry Fields boasts of scenic surroundings and numerous amenities which offer expression for the local residents' multi-faceted cultural ...
audetbrien
01 month 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
871 month 4 days ago
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where to download SHL testHey guys, Does somebody know where I can find torrents to download some SHL tests (and Kenexa by the way) ? Thanks ! ;) ...
Prixn
41 month 4 days ago
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Are Robots coming for Wall Street jobs?"All these guys, they're gone," the trader said, pointing out over the large trading floor. "In their place, we'll have five programmers." "Trading will migrate to hedge funds. Jobs in the back office and stock-research departments will be done by machines. The heavy lifting of funding and capital a...
Robin Hood
01 month 4 days ago
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Free College in New YorkIt's possible that students who attend New York's public colleges will soon be able to attend free of cost. Yesterday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) said he wants to make New York's public colleges totally free. Under Cuomo's plan, students or students from families that make $125,000 or less a year wo...
tgi-finance
271 month 4 days ago
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What's your way of tackling all those work emails?Hey guys. I barely started working at an office and find the amount of unnecessary emails overwhelming. I find that I have to go back and forth with some co-workers because they didn't specify the exact day or because they wrote a long-winded email that doesn't make sense. I talked to some mentors ...
darthdrizzy
131 month 5 days ago
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Can Twitter go bankrupt already!Trump is using the social media platform to support Assange, which is essentially a slap in the face to people that serve in our government, even if he is exposing the truth. The main issue here: will Trump ever be able to remove the sticky goo that keeps his fingers typing 140 characters or less, b...
iBankedUp
311 month 5 days ago
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What do you do when you need a break at work?Monkeys, people say that it is important to take breaks to keep up your productivity levels. Earlier, I used to scroll through my facebook feed to entertain myself. But of late, I am trying to take a short walk or meet colleagues in other departments whenever I am bored. What do you when you are bor...
FinDroid
01 month 5 days ago
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Judge got suspended for wearing Trump cap in CourtHi Guys, Read something pretty funny I mean, being able to express your support is fine but this just seemed like a funny occurrence. What do you guys think about people who wear politically sensitive clothing to work? Supportive or just plain...dick-ish. ...
JTJR
01 month 5 days ago
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Hangover RemediesFellow Monkey's - 'Tis the season to get head splitting, knuckle dragging, stomach ripping, memory erasing, toilet hugging, diarrhea spraying, shit faced drunk (not that we need to wait for the holidays for that)! When I was younger I used to dread the holidays because pretty much all the men in my ...
the_gekko
481 month 5 days ago
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Are you a smoker?With the recent threads on opinions on girls that smoke, probably 90% + of people that responded said that it was disgusting which leads me to believe that all those people are non smokers themselves. Out of curiosity then, do you smoke regularly or socially or whatever? Personally, I smoke. Looking...
Boreed
131 month 5 days ago
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How Did Trump Win?Right after the credit bubble burst in 2008, shocked, people scrambled desperately for answers. Turning to the economists, nearly all of whom failed to predict the deepest recession in decades, they asked, "What will happen next?" Having seen the obvious writing on the enormous wall of debt shadowin...
geoffblades
1111 month 6 days ago
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Alexa Take OverAt the CES tech conference this week, a multitude of companies unveiled their decision to adapt their products to include Amazon's new voice operating system, Alexa. Amazon has made their Alexa technology open for third party manipulation and this week's tech conference highlighted what this could m...
JCI30
11 month 6 days ago
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Success on Wall Street if you don't smoke, drink, do drugs or hookers. I don't drink, smoke, do drugs or hookers. If i am asked to a meeting with a client and refuse to have a drink with everyone will this damamge my career? Also, if i make a lifetime career on Wall Street, what are my chances of success if i don't drink, smoke, do drugs, or use hookers? I am rather st...
Go-getter
141 month 6 days ago
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The intern experience: Best and Worst experiences (excluding the obvious too much work)I saw a few discussions about the highs and lows of interns from the perspective of the FT employees responsible for delegating tasks to the interns; however I couldn't find anything from the perspective of interns. SO... How is everyones' internships going? What kinds of seemingly non-job related ...
Big Shot Hopeful
371 month 6 days ago
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taking up smokingas an investment banking analyst, is it a good idea to start smoking to deal with the stress of being in the office all time, constant deadlines, etc. It might be addicting but, hey, you can always quit once you go to the buy side right when the stress goes down? ...
bIastoise
331 month 6 days ago
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What type of Coffee do you drink?Hey monkeys, as we all know coffee is an important part of the finance industry for sever reasons: it helps you stay awake at work after long nights as well as allows you to network with other monkeys. Because of the importance of this beverage, I wanted to hear what kind of coffee you all drink. Pe...
@_KrK
401 month 6 days ago
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I-banking is for PussiesI rarely write on this site any more, but I'm bored and hungover, so it feels like a good idea to drop some hate-filled knowledge on finance aspirants. As the title suggests, finance is for pussies for a number of reasons, but primarily, I think 'finance' is just the safe bet college kids make as t...
brotherbear
181 month 6 days ago
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How many smokers here??Do a lot of ppl smoke in IB? ppl must be rlly stressed... ...
japped187
181 month 6 days ago
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Are businesses becoming entirely digital?Macy's recently announced that it will be closing many of its stores. It's planning to close dozens of stores this year. And said it'll axe around 10,000 jobs. This comes after shoppers weren't feeling that Macy's coupon bug over the holidays and sales took a dive. Plus Macy's has been struggling ...
tgi-finance
41 month 6 days ago
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Three Controversial Books on the Mind - Earth Shattering Discovery or Snakeoil?Facebook feed showed yet another plug from Harvard Business Review (HBR) on Carol Dweck's concept of a growth mindset as it pertains to Microsoft's adaptation. I quit reading the book when she cited Enron executives as role models for creativity and ingenuity as I always thought the creative branch ...
Ebolamonkey
61 month 6 days ago
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Can't apply for jobs without a degree? InjusticeDegree sections compulsory on job applications? How is this fair? This is unfair to individuals who haven't been able to obtain degrees for personal reasons. How are we different or under qualified to those who might have obtained 3rd's in their degrees? Had to leave an application for not having a ...
MR2713
361 month 1 week ago
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Tips for European moving to NYCHey everyone, Just got offered a transfer at my firm (MBB) to the NYC office. Will be working in an EM/PL/CTL role, all in comp around 250k. GF is moving with me, will also be working, comp 100-150k, probably higher in the future (she would be taking a pay cut to move with me). We are 31 and 30 year...
frenchvanillacreamer
31 month 1 week ago
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Excel Models for Rosenbaum & Pearl's Investment Banking 1st Edition Text Book?Hi there, does anyone know where I could obtain the excel templates (blank and completed) which accompanied the 'Investment Banking - Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts and Mergers & Acquisitions' textbook by Rosenbaum & Pearl (1st edition)? It is no longer available from the Wiley website. Thanks...
MajorMac
381 month 1 week ago
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What is your go-to office snack?Monkeys, everyone tells you to stick to your meal timings and eat healthy but with work, deadlines and everything, I prefer to have a snack every 3-4 hours. My favourites are nuts and protein bars. What do you eat when you are bored/ hungry at work? ...
FinDroid
371 month 1 week ago
0
Touchscreen for the Mac finally here?So while the new MBPs have a touch bar, the screen itself isn't touchscreen. However, a company called AirBar is looking to change that. Clip the magnetic AirBar to the bottom bezel, plug it into the USB port and that's it, you can control the screen with your fingers. It doesn't add a capacitive ...
kidbrown
21 month 1 week ago
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Where do you go for news?Where do you typically go for business/industry/leisure news? I use: Business * WSJ * Bloomberg Terminal * Streetaccount * Google News Feed Tech * TechCrunch * ReCode * Hackernews - for the deep tech stuff Leisure * Reddit * WSO * Various Car Forums / Autoblog * Simple Car News...
porsche959
71 month 1 week ago
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Roommates in London?Hey guys, wondering if anybody here is moving to London or starting in London in Feb-March-Apr 2017? Looking for a roommate around Canary Wharf. PM me if interested - thanks. ...
therapist1
01 month 1 week ago
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Kalkulationsmanager in der Automobilindustrie gesucht in Essen, DeutschlandJob Description Wir bieten exakt zugeschnittene logistische End-to-End und Supply-Chain-Losungen, die als Basis des Erfolges unserer Kunden dienen. Unsere Leistungen sind auf maximale Flexibilitat und Anpassbarkeit optimiert, um wechselnden Anforderungen optimal gerecht zu werden. syncreon ist ein s...
JonHart
01 month 1 week ago
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The Largest Company in the World Come 2030Thomas Frey of the DaVinci Institute has an interesting prediction for the largest company come 2030: "I've been predicting that by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an education-based company that we haven't heard of yet," Frey, the senior futurist at the DaVinci Institute th...
WheyOfLife
151 month 1 week ago
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Favorite tv shows and suggestions?What's your favorite tv show? Finance/Law or business world. Suggestion for shows like Billions, Suits, House Of Cards etc.? ...
Steve Castle
101 month 1 week ago
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Cousin Andy's Incremental Steps Toward ManhoodStory time once again, monkeys. I hosted family in NYC for Christmas for one god damn day and I feel like I ripped half my hair out. I still have plenty of it though, it will grow back, and just to make sure you understand how genetically fit I am, it's a guarantee that it's never going to thin in t...
Fear The Bulge
111 month 1 week ago
0
10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2017A recent Fast Company article covered ten ways to be a better employee in 2017. What do you think? Any satirical suggestions of your own? Strengthen your soft skills Show gratitude Make more connections Create your own development program Request regular feedback Get better at goal setting Get bett...
JCI30
01 month 1 week ago
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What is the largest base salary?I've been contemplating this recently. What is the largest base salary? Is it in finance or something like engineering? Would it be a CEO of a giant company? Inevitably, i want to exclude pro-athletes because that's a contract with a final expiration date. ...
JustNumbers
221 month 1 week ago
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Happy new year - Lets get itJust wanna say happy new year to everyone. This site is amazing and has been a major help to me. If there's any students (pro's also) reading this, I urge you to venture deep into the WSO archives if you wish to up your game. Don't just post a question (or search) then disappear for a few months, ac...
kayz08
11 month 1 week ago
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Travel: What would you do if you could do anything?Hey Monkeys, December grad, starting FT in August. With my free time I had all kinds of great plans to write a dissertation / Take GMAT / Open an online business / Crush my fitness goals / become involved in politics / begin an amateur writing career / otherwise focus on all the self-improvement I c...
realjackryan
221 month 1 week ago
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Ford Scraps $1.6bn Mexico PlanTrump has heavily criticized Ford's plan of building a $1.6 billion plant in Mexico, and today Ford CEO Mark Fields said the company canceled the plan. They are instead going to invest $700 million in their plants located in Flat Rock, Michigan to increase production of electric and hybrid cars. F...
kidbrown
11 month 1 week ago
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Anyone in Hong Kong?Hi, I am a student from a local university in Hong Kong, looking forward to IBD career in HK or SG. Hong Kong is a small country, and it is sad to see the network between the students is still limited. PM me or leave a comment if you'd like to hang out sometime! ...
Hustlerrr
11 month 1 week ago
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video player?how to embed a video? tried it and failed.. I used the "embed" button on YouTube @AndyLouis @WallStreetOasis.com ...
Yeezy's Flesh
01 month 1 week ago
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Thoughts on The Vampire Squid Podcast?Have you guys heard this guy's podcast? Do you think it is legitimate and helpful for understanding the financial services industry? Saw him on Business Insider the other day, Goldman Sachs TMT Analyst that recently left and trying to "increase transparency in finance". ...
Bankinglyfestyle
31 month 1 week ago
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What is the perception about Silicon Valley on Wall Street?Monkeys, we keep on hearing news about how startups in the valley are constantly innovating and how technology is changing the world. The amount of money flowing into tech companies and the kind of wealth that is being created is mind boggling. I would like to know how the valley and its startup cul...
FinDroid
41 month 1 week ago
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Should I dump my girlfriend?Senior year, accepted IB offer on west coast (think Cowen, Moelis, Evercore, William Blair, etc). I have been in a relationship with a girl since junior year. She is a nice person, but she only got an offer for a marketing position for a consumer packaged goods company (think P&G, Unilever, Colg...
Snackbarian
261 month 1 week ago
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College AdmissionsHi all, This pretty off-topic but would greatly appreciate feedback. I recall there being a lot of young folks on this forum (some just a few years out of high school). I am wondering whether any of you used a college admissions consultant and/or where you routinely looked for info on college admis...
macpro
101 month 1 week ago
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Saving Money the 401(k) WayI did a post earlier about financial goals, I guess with the new year and an MBA around the corner I've been thinking about what to do with money a lot recently. I always thought that maxing out your tax-deferred retirement accounts was typically the best route to start saving for the future. It see...
Tchyk
01 month 1 week ago
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Do You Have Edge? (Part One)I know - I hate the term as much as you do, but it's real and it's damn near impossible to explain: the phenomenon investors call "edge." In its most basic form, edge is the ability of an analyst to identify, at first glance, what the key issues and concerns are in evaluating a business. Edge is b...
BlackHat
551 month 1 week ago
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1/2/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy New Year WSO! Upcoming webinar rewinds on the WSO Frontpage (replays of old webinars you may have missed, free for 24 hours): Real Estate Case Study (Commercial Office Building): Acquisition Underwriting, Execution and Sale, 1/5/2017 Posts of the Week: How I Taught Some Kid a Lesson by @Fea...
AndyLouis
01 month 1 week ago
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Have you seen Mark Zuckerberg's personal AI assistant in action?Do check out Mark Zuckerberg's AI assistant, Jarvis, in action here In his January post announcing the Jarvis project, Zuckerberg wrote that he'd set out to build a system allowing him to control everything in the house, including music, lights, and temperature, with his voice. It is terrific tha...
FinDroid
21 month 1 week ago
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Dealership RacketHappy new year Monkeys, perhaps not for Tesla. It looks like the dealership association has won at least part of the battle. Being from Silicon Valley this hits close to home. Tesla has been rejected to receive a license renewal for selling new vehicles in Missouri, the United States. In St-Louis a...
Tchyk
01 month 1 week ago
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In Defense of Political In-CorrectnessYou can read my latest article (post election): here: "Shut. The F*ck. Up." This article could have easily been entitled "In defense of manhood," or something of that nature, but ironically I was too concerned with how people might interpret such a thing. And given that the point of the article isn'...
The Uncontortionist
461 month 1 week ago
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Email Sign-OffsFiguring out how to end an email can sometimes be challenging, since you don't want to come off as too casual, pretentious, overly formal, etc. According to a few business etiquette professionals and career coaches these are some sign-offs that should generally be avoided: Thanks! Sincerely, Talk s...
kidbrown
21 month 1 week ago
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A Business Lesson Learned The Hard WayOk, guys and girls. I'm pretty open about myself on here, but lately I've been super busy and not nearly as active as I like to me because after being laid off at a massive tech company I started my own gig. It was something I did before for freelance because I have experience as a project manager a...
UTDFinanceGuy
391 month 1 week ago
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Isn't it better to ask for sex directly?Instead of going through the BS of exchanging texts, going to dates and getting to "know" each other and then going for sex at the end, isn't it better to just straight up ask if she'll put out in the first interaction or maybe just straight go Donald Trump on them?? Wouldn't the girls appreciate y...
5 million
81 month 1 week ago
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Golf Series Coming SoonGot a decent amount of traction on my golf thread recently so I have decided that I'm going to do a golf tips post every 2-4 weeks on a specific section of the game. Expect 3-5 posts max and then maybe some more if it garners enough interest. ...
BillBelichick37
21 month 1 week ago
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Morals and InvestingWhen I first started investing I was pretty much emotionless when it came to choosing companies that could potentially be viewed as immoral. About a year or two ago, however, the Opioid epidemic ended up affecting some people who were close to me. Not getting into to much detail, after this happen...
PatrickStar120
421 month 1 week ago
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Trump's InaugurationIt looks like Trump is having a hard time finding celebrity musicians to perform at this inauguration. So far it looks like all he's been able to secure is some 16 year old girl to sing the Star Spangled Banner Politics aside...seeing someone who is used to always getting his way being put in a situ...
Going Concern
391 month 1 week ago
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Finding an apartment in Stockholm?Moving to Stockholm in a few weeks time to start my first job after uni (Big 4 TS) and having an absolute nightmare trying to find a place to live. Any chance anyone on here has any experience with finding a place to live in Stockholm and could offer up some advice? ...
Vic93
11 month 1 week ago
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A Monkey's Guide to the GymMonkeys, One topic that I see pop up time and time again on here is regarding the gym. I have a particularly slow Friday ahead of me so I thought I'd post a brief guide to training since I imagine, for the most part, we all have similar lifestyles and the challenges that come with them. I'm going ...
Hugh Myron
1061 month 1 week ago
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Advice from an ex-IB MD: How to have a great career and a good lifeI've received a lot of emails from members asking for advice on how they can have a great career. Before I get into that, let me give you my back story so you know where I am coming from: I came from an Emerging Market country, I didn't speak english very well when I arrived in the US and I didn't k...
wilowallstreet
421 month 1 week ago
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FTB's Guide To Working Late and Raging Hard (At The Same Time)Man, it seems like there's nothing better than waiting until everyone's gone from the office for the night (we're talking the wee hours of the morning here folks, and we're not counting janitors as people) and doing lines off some prude bitch's desk while I undo a few buttons and Shake my Weight. In...
Fear The Bulge
171 month 1 week ago
0
Why do we need Financial Due Diligence when we already have statutory Audit?For example, a potential subsidiary that's already been audited. Everything is crystal clear already and out in the public. So why do we need due diligence? Why do we need to pay the same auditor(in case of Big 4s) to carry out due diligence?Thanks ...
Sarah94
41 month 1 week ago
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How would an acquisition impact the EV and B/S of an acquirer?Hi, I have been fooled by this question in the past. I just wanted your opinion on my solutions. Imagine Company A acquires Company B: How much would the EV of Company A increase? What change would occur on the B/S of company A due to this acquisitiion? Data: Company B: Assets = $160 Liabilities = $...
i_love_tacos
121 month 1 week ago
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How to maximize 3 months in NYCI will be spending the summer interning in NYC and am curious what interesting things I should take advantage of. Hoping for atypical things to do (i.e not "seeing the Statue of Liberty"). Places to check out, things to experience, places to eat, events to attend, etc. Whatcha got? ...
nstengel
291 month 1 week ago
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New Year Resolutions For Your MoneyLooking forward I know I have an MBA to pay for, and a move coming up soon. I think cost cutting is in my future (more like present). Make a plan to sell anything that someone else might be foolish enough to buy -- that Subbuteo table is surely worth a tenner? Put in on eBay or Gumtree. Then freecy...
Tchyk
01 month 1 week ago
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Do/can you manipulate your partners interest or brainwash her?Her industry's pay is close to zero and she is not sure if she like it. So do I have a chance to turn her interest to business? Part of 2017 resolution. Thank you. ...
Monozilla
21 month 1 week ago
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RIP F. Ross Johnsonhttp://www.wsj.com/articles/former-rjr-nabisco-ceo... RIP F. Ross Johnson of RJR Nabisco aka the CEO from Barbarians at the Gate. 2016 was a rough year ...
dannyboy786
01 month 1 week ago
+3
Buying Junk Debt PortfoliosHi! Does anyone know anything about buying junk debt portfolios? I was thinking of buying something for say $15K to $50K in face value at 7-10 cents on the dollar, and then sending it off to a collection agency, which works on a contingency-only basis. Obviously the debt would be recent (so it adher...
sabrina91
211 month 1 week ago
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Bitcoin Loses Half its Value http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/dec/18/... lol 'currency' ...
happypantsmcgee
251 month 1 week ago
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Investing Bitcoin (BTC) for others...I'm invested about 0.613BTC at one exchange and lending my BTC to margin traders on that site. It's 100% safe, as the software won't allow borrowers to default on their "loans", so the only losers (if any) are the margin traders, not the lenders. Apart from the site possibly getting hacked or goin...
Luposian
01 month 1 week ago
0
Private Clubs for Young Professionals - LondonHi, I am a young professional (think 25-30) working in London in an investment bank and I would like to join a private club / society for young professionals. I am thinking about a club that would provide me the opportunity to network with other young professionals and even help improve the society ...
MrQuatze
31 month 1 week 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
261 month 1 week ago
0
Where can i buy thisHello, i am a financial broker from Argentina, and i'm searching to buy a stock ticker telegraph like that used for years to review the market prices. I know this is not easy to get one but i want it. Where can i buy this online for send to Argentina? Doesn't matter price ...
Shulian
11 month 1 week ago
0
Canadian (TN) Visa - How to Explain to InterviewerI am a Canadian and I have an upcoming interview with an US investment bank. How do I explain to them the Visa process for Canadians. For Canadian and Mexican citizen, we can work for 3 years under a TN Visa in the United States, which does not have a waiting period or require a petition from the em...
AnotherPersonNumeroUno
21 month 1 week ago
0
12/30/16 - WSO Weekly Wrap UpIn case you missed them, here're some of last week's most popular topics: Ask a bro: Thebrofessor's AMA, 2016 edition Post By @thebrofessorI am a partner in a PWM practice at one of the bigger firms (MS/ML/UBS) managing $500mm in South East US. I worked at a local bank for a few months out of colleg...
Lucas_M
01 month 1 week ago
0
Favourite moment of 2016?Hi Guys, as we approach the end of an eventful year (Brexit, Trump, even god damn Princess Leia had to go), I was curious as to what your favourite moment of 2016 was? Mine would probably be a little more personal because I started school this year. So University has been awesome so far; that would ...
JTJR
21 month 1 week ago
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Successful Blackmail AchievedI'm back and at 'em, motherfuckers. Last thing I truly remember from two weeks ago, I was watching the election results roll in and they called Wisconsin for Trump. Thus began such a hardcore weeklong celebration bender I totally forgot about showers, the internet, and everyone in my life. Somehow w...
Fear The Bulge
191 month 1 week ago
+1
2016: The MovieAs the year comes to a close, I thought I'd share this 2016 themed horror movie trailer. 2016: The Movie (Trailer) ...
kidbrown
31 month 1 week ago
+3
My Guide to the CFAHey Monkeys, with the new year fast approaching and many of you starting to prep for the June exams I thought now would be a good time to describe my study process, tips, advice, etc. for others to use. This will not be "step by step" instructions but rather what has worked for me. Please feel free ...
steven23234
01 month 2 weeks ago
0
Choosing a major at the Air Force Academy Greetings, I'm enrolling as a freshman at the United States Air Force Academy for next fall, and I would like to declare a major. I would like to go into IB following my service, and I will most likely have an MBA and apply for an associate position. Originally I was going to study engineering but I...
RadarContact
81 month 2 weeks ago
+6
Is the American dream fading?Was reading this article in the Journal which mentioned that barely half of 30-year-olds earn more than their parents did at a similar age. In numbers, only 51% of American 30-year-olds earned more when compared to 92% in 1970. Wages have stagnated in the middle class. When you're in that situati...
FinDroid
861 month 2 weeks ago
+1
When do you consider someone a friend?Hey everyone, It's been crossing my mind lately but what are the signals should a person be looking out for when they can consider someone their friend? A lot of advice nowadays is to go out, be social and make friends. But when can you really consider someone your friend? From my point of view I ha...
Name Of Profit
161 month 2 weeks ago
0
Best Inspirational moviesHey fellow monkeys Have some time off and this is my last week before i start the drill. I like inspirational movies and would like you guys to share your top 5/10 Cheerio ...
techiee
331 month 2 weeks ago
0
Roommate near Grand CentralLooking for a roommate in Midtown East/ Murray Hill/ Gramercy. Will be working in CT, so a place close to GCT would be preferred. Starting in early/mid January. PM me. ...
Macro Arbitrage
31 month 2 weeks ago
+28
Uncle Eddie's Ponderous Podcast PlaylistI listen to a lot of podcasts. I've almost always got one on in the background while I'm working (unless I really need to concentrate, in which case I use brain.fm). I'm amazed at how podcasts have taken the place of radio for so many people. With that in mind, I thought you guys might like to see w...
Eddie Braverman
541 month 2 weeks ago
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thoughts on using Mr/MsIs it still better to play it safe, and address a MD using Mr. / Ms. for cold emailing, or do you think it's better to address them by first name? As an anecdote, I once got on the phone with a MD several years ago, and accidentally addressed him by his first name. Later, when I met up with him in p...
baloneymaloney
111 month 2 weeks ago
0
DElted NVMReservists in the US need to go into training and go for training regularly including 2 full weeks a year, and get called on for other duties as needed. Whatever industry you're in how does making this affect your view of your co-worker/employees commitment to his current job? . ...
The_Regulator
01 month 2 weeks ago
+16
What are your goals for 2017?Evening Monkeys, @Eddie Braverman recently posted how he uses the Thanksgiving weekend to set his goals and provided the community with a few tools for categorizing, qualifying and actualizing annual aspirations. Inspired by his post and driven by a general lack of alcohol around the house that our ...
Dedline
1611 month 2 weeks ago
+1
2016-17 NFL Super Bowl PredictionsThe first game is coming up! Sept 8th Panthers/Broncos. 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
541 month 2 weeks ago
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If you could be proficient in one other language besides English, what would it be?Would you pick up a language that's helpful for employment, or would you want to speak a language for another reason? Is business proficiency in Chinese increasingly becoming a boon for job candidates? I know a few 2nd gen. people in America who wish they were better at their mother tongue because t...
Gratisfaction
471 month 2 weeks ago
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6 things unsuccessful people do in the New YearIt's almost 2017! Ryan Kahn, career coach and founder of The Hired Group gave advice on what mistakes people make in the new year. They don't reflect on their accomplishments. Don't take your success for granted. They forget to set goals. It's important to think about your long term and short term ...
tgi-finance
01 month 2 weeks ago
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Five Ways Video Games Made Me a Better InvestorInstead of spending my free time outdoors, I, like many of you, spent my childhood playing video games. So how has that made me a better investor? There's at least five very good reasons, so let's get right into it. 1) Know the Rules The subtlety in this seemingly obvious statement lies in the infle...
The Uncontortionist
431 month 2 weeks 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
251 month 2 weeks ago
0
Best Double Major/ Major-Minor CombinationsIf you were giving advice to an undergrad, what double major or major/minor combination would you recommend for the following fields? Private Equity IBD HF VC ...
Marginal Benefit
161 month 2 weeks ago
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What's the best holiday gift you've ever received? Now that most of us have received and most likely torn open our holiday presents, it's time to evaluate them in a historical context. What's the best holiday gift you've ever received? Did this year's presents live up to your expectations? ...
scorpio20
11 month 2 weeks ago
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How do you pay?I see the future of payments something akin to Pay With Google, or some better developed form of Apple Pay. Why must we cling to spare change of all things, especially at a deficit? Take into account the returns on some premium cards and using cash costs the wise consumer cash back and points. WSJ a...
Tchyk
21 month 2 weeks ago
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Ever Use Your Smartphone’s Voice Assistant?There's quite a few voice assistants available like Siri, Cortana, Google Now, etc. Do any of you actually find yourselves using these regularly, and if so what kind of commands and things do you use it for? Personally I've never really found a practical use for it, and also never notice anyone usin...
kidbrown
11 month 2 weeks ago
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What was your major as an undergrad? I am guessing that most of the people on this forum studied economics but I was wondering if there are any outliers. ...
MarcTheMarc
221 month 2 weeks ago
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Best UNDERrated MoviesThere was another thread floating around about overrated movies, but everyone kept bring up underrated movies. So as we close the year and my netflix playlist grows I want to add some good movies that might have been overlooked by the critics or public. E.G. Kung Fu Hustle. Great movie by Stephen ...
C.R.E. Shervin
1191 month 2 weeks ago

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