- 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 well ...
Forum topic - shorttheworld - Jan 21 2015 - 8:37am - 6 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 - 8:00am - 18 comments
- When someone tells me consulting is a real job
Blog entry - wheninfinance - May 6 2012 - 8:59am - 25 comments
- 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 - 10:39am - 32 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 - 10:40am - 48 comments
- 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 to have your ...
Blog entry - Jorgé - Oct 26 2010 - 8:09pm - 93 comments
- 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 ...
Blog entry - Jorgé - Oct 18 2010 - 4:45pm - 34 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 - 12:42am - 9 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 - 3:30pm - 17 comments
- 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 760li? ...
Forum topic - coffeebateman - Jul 9 2010 - 12:12am - 62 comments