- 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 work for some type of ...
Forum topic - burnt tangerine - Jun 25 2013 - 11:39am - 32 comments
- 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 ...
Blog entry - Edmundo Braverman - Jan 9 2013 - 9:00am - 18 comments
- Am I Screwed?
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 ...
Forum topic - Prangs - Feb 21 2013 - 1:42am - 9 comments
- When someone tells me consulting is a real job
Blog entry - wheninfinance - May 6 2012 - 9:59am - 25 comments
- 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-businessmen/wall-street/david-tepper-net-worth/ ...
Forum topic - Misspartiesalot - Sep 13 2012 - 4:30pm - 17 comments
- 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 own point total and ...
Forum topic - Will Hunting - Nov 14 2011 - 11:40am - 48 comments
- 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, he just went into ...
Forum topic - Will Hunting - May 6 2012 - 10:22pm - 26 comments
- 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=player_embedded ...
Forum topic - newfirstyear - Aug 5 2012 - 11:34pm - 4 comments
- 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 ...
Forum topic - Macro Arbitrage - Mar 13 2012 - 9:58pm - 15 comments
- 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 money? In banking, ...
Forum topic - Will Hunting - Jun 21 2011 - 9:26pm - 23 comments