- Does major matter at targets?
If I choose to major in history instead of economics at a school like Duke or Dartmouth would that affect me in any way when it comes for recruiting? For example would someone with same gpa but majoring in economics have a leg up over me? ...
Forum topic - wallstreet321 - Sep 8 2014 - 9:49pm - 15 comments
- The House of Morgan: A Monkey's Review
”A man has two reasons for the things he does: one that sounds good, and the real one.”- Pierpont Morgan At over 700 pages, “The House of Morgan” is a book that could be used as a doorstop. But it was a doorstop that made many of my morning commutes pass ...
Blog entry - In The Flesh - Apr 22 2014 - 2:00pm - 12 comments
- If you could be any historical person, who would you be?
I would want to be Hamilton, obviously. ...
Forum topic - Alexander Hamilton - Oct 23 2013 - 2:12pm - 31 comments
- The "Perfect Pre-Law " who Jumped Ship. Is it too late?
I just graduated from an ivy (with a top ugrad business program..) in History (with distinction/honors). My GPA is a 3.94. The only courses I took that are in any way business related are Calc II, microeconomics and macroeconomics which I received As in. I ...
Forum topic - gg2 - Jul 9 2013 - 1:01am - 10 comments
- What Wall Street Person Do You Respect Most?
They do not necessarily have to be in NY. I vote for Soros> Icahn = Buffett ...
Forum topic - John Daggett - Mar 23 2013 - 1:15am - 35 comments
- Antifragility: Things that gain from disorder
If you haven't heard about it already, Taleb, the guy behind the Black Swan theory(or as they claim) is out with another book. Although I wasn't intending on buying the book initially, his Saturday essay (WSJ) was what finally convinced me. Then ...
Blog entry - prashantkhorana - Dec 1 2012 - 8:45pm - 18 comments
- Harbinger History Request
Hey, Given my limited internet and bloomberg access this weekend, I was wondering if someone can fill in the blank for me on Harbinger's history since 2007. My understanding: 1. Shorted MBS 's and made killing in crisis. 2. 2009-2011???????? 3. ...
Forum topic - jcpenny - May 26 2013 - 3:23pm - 3 comments
- Wriston's Law of Capital
Wristons law of capital is named after Walter Wriston (1919-2005). He was a banker, and former chairman of Citicorp. He was widely regarded as the most influential commercial banker of his time(at least according to Wikipedia). The law states that: ...
Blog entry - prashantkhorana - Sep 22 2012 - 6:52pm - 6 comments
- A brief history of the Drachma
In 1827, when the modern Greek State was created, money transactions were carried out mainly in Turkish coins, as well as in foreign currencies such as the Spanish Distilo. There was no Greek currency until 1828. A national monetary system, based on ...
Blog entry - prashantkhorana - Nov 17 2012 - 8:45pm - 4 comments
- Wriston's Law of Capital(part 2)
This post is a continuation of Wristons Law of Capital: Wriston's Law of Capital Currently the movement of capital has already started. What was labeled as a rough patch has already turned into much bigger phase. The welfare state is about to come to ...
Blog entry - prashantkhorana - Sep 29 2012 - 7:45pm - 4 comments