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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 the anonymous man and ...

    - Jun 15 2015 - 6:17am - 291 comments

  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 ...

    - Jan 15 2015 - 2:00pm - 25 comments

  3. 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 was any particular ...

    - Nov 8 2012 - 2:50pm - 43 comments

  4. 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 ...

    - Feb 1 2013 - 8:37am - 21 comments

  5. 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 ...

    - Aug 5 2012 - 7:45am - 19 comments

  6. 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 ...

    - Dec 11 2012 - 6:45pm - 10 comments

  7. 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 ...

    - Apr 27 2011 - 10:39am - 52 comments

  8. 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: ...

    - Mar 1 2011 - 1:41am - 55 comments

  9. 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 powerful country in the ...

    - Nov 30 2011 - 9:01am - 109 comments

  10. 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 ...

    - May 17 2010 - 10:22pm - 19 comments

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