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  1. Interview Failures

    Moderator Note (Andy): Best of WSO- this post originally went up 3/31/2009 and we thought it deserved to go back on the homepage for those who may have never seen it. How about a thread where we post some of the worst mistakes we've made in interview ...

    211 comments - 8 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:41pm -

  2. Four Loko Is the Devil

    I'm looking to hear from the college monkeys today, and any Streeters that fall into the "bro" category who might have an opinion on the matter. For the past few weeks I've been hearing about Four Loko and all the ways it's hasten ...

    64 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2010 - 5:43am -

  3. I naturally look like I'm pissed off all the time...

          So I'm pretty sure that I'm one of those people that looks pissed off all the time. I notice when I'm sitting in the bus, or anywhere really, sometimes people will look at me like they're gonna say something, open ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2012 - 11:20pm -

  4. Tighter Lending Requirements

    For the better part of the last three years the blame game focusing on the housing crisis has been pretty one sided. Evil banksters and shady mortgage brokers colluded to rape the innocent babes of Main Street. Wall Street engineered financial arms of mas ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 15 2011 - 12:45pm -

  5. Smash My Resume

          Please review my resume. I'd appreciate it if you guys gave it a scale 1-10 and how it could improve. Thanks http://www.razume.com/documents/25906 Help resume Review bad good ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 1 2012 - 7:20pm -

  6. Today might have been my worst day as a SA

          Manager made me do some difficult task, but I just couldn't handle it. This resulted in him basically scolding me and shaking his head at me and just overall being disappointed. I wonder if other interns go through similar experi ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 29 2012 - 9:09pm -

  7. Join Scotch Club = bad idea?

    So you guys always say to join clubs that you would actually enjoy, but just how much can you enjoy them? Should they be somewhat professional? Or will getting a leadership position and actually organizing events do?... There's a Scotch club here... ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2012 - 6:39pm -

  8. get out while I still can?

    I just started working yesterday at my internship at a really small boutique that offers research and banking (if any banking deals actually come to them). So I primarily do equity research, and also get a chance to do an IPO this summer. Because this fir ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 1 2011 - 12:17pm -

  9. My experience with NYC brokers

          After constant struggles to find an apartment without a broker, I gave up and decided to get one. Worked with two terrible brokers, who made my life miserable, showing me apartments that did not fit what I was looking for. Finally, th ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 5 2012 - 1:30pm -

  10. Is it a sign

          that a company's not that legit if the first 10 results on Google include wallstreetoasis? bad ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 24 2009 - 10:04pm -

  11. Yale Football Coach Lied on His Resume

          http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/737... Just goes to show you that no matter how old you are, it can still bite you in the ass. DON'T DO IT. bad ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2011 - 10:48am -

  12. hours outside of NY, Chicago, SF, Houston--they do exist

          OK--so I know there are i-banking groups at BB 's and MM's outside of NY, Chicago, SF, Houston etc. They are few and far between, but if you search through online recruiting you can see a random energy IB analyst in phoenix ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2011 - 12:47am -

  13. Greece Officially a Junkyard, Whose Joining Them?

    Standard and Poor dropped the hammer on Greece's debt, dropping the status to BBB. Now that their debt is entering the land of junk, it looks like Greece's problems just got much worse. But Greece isn't the only country in danger of these r ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2010 - 4:10pm -

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