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  1. DUKE vs Amherst HELP

          So I have 2 days left to decide between Duke or Amherst. I think they are on equal footing academically, but Duke probably has a better social life. Can anyone comment on the social life at Duke v. Amherst? Also which school places be ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 29 2015 - 5:06pm -

  2. Is $2,000 Spaghetti the New Killing It?

    Just try and watch this without laughing. New York restaurants are no strangers to pimping outrageous dishes to garner attention, but I think this one is going to backfire. A $150 Kobe beef hamburger? Yeah, I can almost see that. But a $2,000 plate of spa ...

    18 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 9 2013 - 8:00am -

  3. When someone tells me consulting is a real job

    And:------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ask me what I'm doing this summer in the Hamptons Are you my consultant or my cell phone bill?: http://wheninfinance.tumblr.com/ wheninfinance ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2012 - 9:59am -

  4. Am I Screwed?- From a nontarget.

    I'll just be honest and straightforward. EDIT**at least one applicant has an offer** I am from a non-target. I superday-ed at a top AM firm this past Friday (PIMCO / BlackRock /etc.). This firm is my number one choice and they know it. During my supe ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2016 - 8:45pm -

  5. Most baller cars under a hundred grand?

    So I was having dinner with my brother the other night and he said that, with him just a few months away from hitting 40, he thinks it's about time he enjoyed himself and get a fun, new, set of wheels. "Haha! Isn't this a decade too early t ...

    93 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2010 - 9:09pm -

  6. Question about Houston High Finance lifestyle

          Let me preface this by saying I know it is not easy to be successful in finance, and banking isn't some backdoor way to extreme wealth. That being said, if you break into Houston IB and either become a career banker or move on to ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2013 - 11:39am -

  7. Milan and Rome

    So I scooped up two tickets with emirates two for 800 round trip to Milan deal and I'm going towards the end of March.. Would love suggestions of places and things to see and do, I'm definitely a foodie and wino and ancient history nerd as ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 21 2015 - 8:37am -

  8. Your future empire: what’s it like?

    WSO just hit 40,000 members and the last time I checked (minus the trolls and a few odd d-bags) you will probably find some of the most intelligent, entrepreneurial, and ambitious people the world has to offer, all in a single community. The countless thr ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 18 2010 - 5:45pm -

  9. And the Golden Banana Award for WSO's Most Valuable Monkey Goes To...

          CompBanker!!!!!!!! So, for a side project in an analytics club I am in, I decided to use some statistical measures to evaluate the monkeys here on WSO. I took the top 250 monkeys and calculated 10 different metrics, each with their ow ...

    48 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 14 2011 - 10:40am -

  10. The Pursuit of Baller Status

          How do we monkeys define 'baller status'? When we make analyst and get that first bonus? When we make VP? When we make KKR? Or maybe it's when we realize we're wearing a $25K watch and cruising to work in a BMW 760 ...

    62 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 9 2010 - 1:12am -

  11. Have you ever lost a friend for a stupid reason?

          I haven't talked to my best friend of 7 years for almost 2 years because we got into a fight over him not being able to drive somewhere. Stupidest reason ever and I've been thinking about how dumb it really was. Reason being ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2012 - 10:22pm -

  12. I'm buying a $60k car as soon as I graduate.

          My car is going to be so sick bros. I'll save up for retirement when I make MD. Oh, and I'm not living in NY so I'll just get cheaper housing and spend my cash on sexier goods. Rich baller ...

    144 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2011 - 4:47pm -

  13. The baller ATM receipt that makes you drool

          No doubt, this one belongs to our beloved Wall Streeter again. All I noticed from the article: "a job offer from Goldman-Sachs" http://www.celebritynetworth.com/richest-businessm... baller ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 13 2012 - 4:30pm -

  14. Rare PTJ Interview from 2000.

    Interview with Paul Tudor Jones II (Abridged) by Joel Ramin January 13, 2000 Paul Tudor Jones II is the president and founder of Tudor Investment Corporation, and was featured in Jack D. Schwagers classic " Market Wizards ". This is an edited tr ...

    15 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 13 2012 - 9:58pm -

  15. Does getting a buyside gig out of undergrad eliminate the excitement/goal?

          If you get a job at a hedge fund or in private equity right out of college, you no longer have the need to work for something. That is your life and there is no "what's next". So, what do you look forward to besides the ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 21 2011 - 9:26pm -

  16. Charlotte Roommate Wanted to Split Penthouse

    I accepted a 1st year analyst position starting on June 2011 in Charlotte and just came across a SICK bachelor pad. It's a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom that is right next to the Bank of America building and is a 10 minute walk to Wells Fargo. It's 2 st ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2010 - 2:01am -

  17. What path to take to become a true "baller?"

    While most of the forums on WallStreetOasis talk about getting a job in IB/Trading, few posts talk about how to outshine the rest of the Monkeys one you're there. What I'm really curious about is what happens between the time a new trader/banker ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2010 - 11:39pm -

  18. Navy Suit light or dark

          Guys, Im looking for a navy suit in the range of 500-600 any help. Like a french navy suit, light on the color. dont want the dark shade of navy. Investment Banking interview analyst questions banking Valuation summer analyst Money dc ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2015 - 3:56pm -

  19. Can a consultant be considered a baller?

         ? baller ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 13 2011 - 11:40pm -

  20. A Response to "Which desk is best?" Type Questions... Please Read Before Posting

    I've read plenty of threads on this forum asking questions along the lines of "which desk is most profitable/more desired/"baller"/allows me to start a supertight hedge fund in X years/prestigious/has the best upside and opportunities ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2011 - 6:54pm -

  21. Why do you want to become a trader?

          "I will put my balls on the line and show the market who's daddy" models Upenn baller liars poker ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2010 - 2:45pm -

  22. Baller? Not yet, but no doubt it will be soon...

          This was an interesting peice I ran across today. It's silly to think that when most of use were 19 we were working a part time job and getting drunk and this kid is creating companies. There is little doubt in my mind that he wi ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2010 - 8:30pm -

  23. What's the Difference Between Ballers, Hitters and Players?

          This is just for fun, but I hear these 3 terms thrown around. Just wanted to get people's opinions. How would you rank them, which would you want to be and any examples you can think of / characteristics of each? I think it is 1. ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 31 2010 - 6:41pm -

  24. Petter Hegre > Goldman Sachs MD

          Petter Hegre is baller than any GS MD. http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xa4al0_behind-the... baller ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2011 - 5:30pm -

  25. Some of you were wondering what baller status is...

          this is baller status. http://cbs13.com/local/penryn.bar.arrest.2.1817120... baller ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 22 2010 - 2:30pm -

  26. Usain Bolt Stops Interview for American National Anthem

          Hats off the the guy, this is very classy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxN825ALFUw&feature... AMG baller first class ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2012 - 11:34pm -

  27. The Bernanke Beard

          Why is he allowed to have facial hair when most people in economics/finance/politics are not? Isn't their some unwritten rule about having a beard like that? Is it to make up for the lack of hair on his head? finance Economics ha ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2011 - 1:57pm -

  28. I hit the Megamillions Jackpot!!!

          Not! baller ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2012 - 11:08pm -

  29. Legit ballers

          Not really relevant to wall street, but I came across this online. Baller surgeons doing what they do best. Check out the pictures, they're not too graphic. Real impressive stuff right here. http://nymag.com/health/bestdoctors/20 ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2011 - 2:22pm -

  30. Wall St. vs K Street... Political Lobby and High Finance

    I just saw Casino Jack the other night (the movie with Kevin Spacey, not the documentary). For those who are not familiar with the film, it tells the story of Jack Abramoff, a famed Washington DC lobbyist who served a 4-year prison term for fraud and brib ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2011 - 1:24am -

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