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  1. Life after Investment Banking

          Mod Note: Throwback Thursday: this post originally went up 4/25/12 Like a majority of people who are on this website, I used to come on here and write bullshit about a life partly my own, partly fantasy. I'm now going to uncloak ...

    292 comments - 56 silver bananas - Jun 15 2015 - 6:17am -

  2. 2015 Predictions- a collection of major firms' predictions

    Afternoon Monkeys, I find this time of year fascinating, as economists, investors, and talking heads all hurl out prognostications about what the world is going to do in 2015. Some are very specific and grab headlines, others are broader so they run a sma ...

    25 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jan 15 2015 - 2:00pm -

  3. Staycation

    I've decided to take the next week off for vacation. I'm kind of worn down and need some rest. I've been looking forward to not going into work for a while now. I don't have any of the typical vacation plans set up for the upcoming wee ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2012 - 7:45am -

  4. Dinged: Other candidates "Bubbled Up Higher"

          So I was interviewing with a MM bank and got dinged. Turns out the guy that was running recruiting and dinged me quit his job the day after informing me. I decided to e-mail the new guy who took over for recruiting and asked if there ...

    43 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 8 2012 - 2:50pm -

  5. Bloomberg: How 2 Guys Lost God and Found $40 Million

          Have a look, this is gold. Hasidic Judaism to loan sharking, it's like the kosher version of Dan Bilzerian. (link inside post) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2015-10-06/... bullshit ...

    3 comments - 3 silver bananas - Oct 6 2015 - 6:01pm -

  6. Anyone Finding CFA L3 More Bullsh*t Than the Previous 2?

          This CFA lark just isn't fun anymore. The brevity and lack of real world application / foundation has really hit a limit on me. Someone give me strength! Any L3s out there hitting the same wall? CFA bullshit ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2013 - 8:37am -

  7. What's Your Story?

    I had a moment of reflection while riding the train to work a few mornings ago. As I was staring out the window, I started thinking about the absolutely ridiculous trail I've blazed to get to bring myself to where I am today. I was once one of those ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2012 - 6:45pm -

  8. leaving IB, next steps...

    I'm confused. I used to post on here a couple of years ago, most of what I posted was bullsh*t. The truth is I was in my final year at university, I'd just done an internship, wasn't sure how I felt about it as a prospective life, and I wan ...

    52 comments - 20 silver bananas - Apr 27 2011 - 10:39am -

  9. State Senators 'fleeing the state'

    Wis. governor to outline intentions in budget So I've been blind for a week so I couldn't do much reading... and when I started browsing through various news sites I saw this article and it caught my eye. The few tidbits that really confused me: ...

    55 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2011 - 1:41am -

  10. Do Americans seriously buy the US Government's BS???

          They keep trying to insult everyone's intelligence by coming up with the most dumbass explanations for what they do. Case in point, this recent NATO attack on Pakistan. I'm stunned that people buy it. It's the most powe ...

    109 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 30 2011 - 9:01am -

  11. Can men and women be just friends?

          Came across this video after a friend sent it to me on Facebook. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_lh5fR4DMA&feature... I dont believe that. Its an interesting question though. What do you guys think? bullshit men and women ...

    39 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 8 2011 - 2:21pm -

  12. Greece Suing U.S. Banks for Causing Crisis?

    Greek prime minister George Papandreou was on Fareed Zakaria GPS yesterday said he "wouldn't rule out" the possibility of Greece suing U.S. banks for their role in the crisis. (http://preview.bloomberg.com/news/2010-05-15/greec...) Does any ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 17 2010 - 10:22pm -

  13. Discrimination? Office Politics? Overagressive

    Hey Boys, been lurking for about 5 years now. Finally got the interview at Tier 1 IB in Chicago for mid office. I blew the MD away and then interviewed with 2 blk females who are heads of the teams. Found out this morning I didn't get the role and it ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 26 2012 - 6:26pm -

  14. Finance Vs Accounting Degree From Non-Target

    I'm in a bit of a dilemma: ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2012 - 10:38pm -

  15. Boutiques keep looking better and better

          http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-12-13/banning-b... Tax man comes a knocking. bullshit ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2010 - 10:30am -

  16. MLK Day

          I'm sick and fucking tired to hearing about how great of a family guy MLK was. He was a philanderer. I'm seriously starting to question just what the media considers a morally upstanding person. bullshit ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2012 - 5:47pm -

  17. How much paperwork do you deal with?

          Hello Monkeys, As I go through stacks and stacks of seemingly unneccessary paperwork for a prefftigious client, I can't help but think "There has to be a better way"... As a junior monkey, do you think that you deal wit ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 21 2012 - 11:16am -

  18. This is so annoying

          wow so annoying... when you are in the interview and they say "impressive resume", and repeat that a few seconds later... What are they saying... that I am bullshitting a lot? I mean they get the best applicants anyway, so n ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2010 - 5:47pm -

  19. Voting law requiring ID is a significant "burden" for minorities

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-12-23/s-c-voter... I didn't realize it was kosher to just roll up to a polling place, no proof of ID and vote. I mean who cares if people vote multiple times or we have no real record of who voted when or where. I a ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 24 2011 - 3:57pm -

  20. Work-study only jobs

          Any opinion on the ethics and legality of work-study only jobs? If a respectable job is work-study only, then the work-study recipients have an undue advantage in terms of how their resume will look after they get that job. We're ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 28 2011 - 2:10pm -

  21. Bond Market Liquidity...or lack thereof

      Reply       Monkeys, curious to get your thoughts here. I outsource most of my fixed income management so I never actually trade the stuff, so I'd like to hear from some more experienced members. what prompted this is a WSJ article ( ...

    0 comments - silver bananas - Sep 23 2015 - 4:34pm -

  22. Public Sector Union School

    Introducing public sector union school! After this very non-intensive two year program you will have mastered the art of getting paid more than top engineers and neurosurgeons to sit on your ass and talk with exceptional rudeness to anyone who intrudes on ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 24 2011 - 9:31pm -

  23. Hilarious cartoon ownage of the Fed- Xtranormal

          As found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTUY16CkS-k and here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/11/12/fed-anima... Truly hysterical stuff. bullshit quantitative easing QE2 the Ben Bernanke ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2010 - 8:59am -

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