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  1. Don't Be A CF

    Mod Note (Andy)- as the year comes to an end we're reposting the top discussions from 2015, this one ranks #45. This one was originally posted 2/6/2015. WSO readers qualify for a $100 discount to Jared's Daily Dirtnap daily market newsletter...j ...

    80 comments - 14 silver bananas - Dec 20 2015 - 9:25am -

  2. We eat what we kill.

    Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday- this was originally posted on 4/30/10. To see all of our top content from the past, click here. The following e-mail has been going around on the Street recently. I thought I might share it: We are Wall Street. It ...

    119 comments - 48 silver bananas - Jan 28 2016 - 8:44am -

  3. Songs that inspire you to go out and get that money?

          Have seen lots of threads on songs to listen to pump you up when you need to crank it in excel for a few hours, but where are the threads on songs that inspire you to go out there and make that money? Post the artist & title if yo ...

    76 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 14 2015 - 5:00pm -

  4. Now What: Harvard or Wharton?

          Oh my goodness, I'm so sorry for posting about deciding on where to go for college, but....I was admitted off the Harvard waitlist with the condition that I can attend for the class of 2021 (i.e., I'd have to take a gap year ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2016 - 9:30am -

  5. Aspiring billionaire

          Hey wso didn't know what forum to post this In but stocks and markets seems the most closely related and appropriate, basically I really want to be a billionaire, I want to make and be worth a billion dollars or two within my lif ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2016 - 10:39pm -

  6. 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 -

  7. RBC v. Jervis- A net 70mm loss for RBC

          So, I won't break down the legal parts in too much detail of this because I am sure no one cares, but RBC had to pay around $75mm for its part in the allegedly deflated sale of Rural/Metro Corporation(Ambulatory service company) ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 23 2015 - 10:17am -

  8. Your first real paycheck, how did it feel?

          Coming up on 8 years ago in June for me (started out in BB IB). My first thoughts: Initial glee: "I'm getting blasted this weekend" After a second look: "F*ck that's a lot of taxes!!!" Trying to be sensib ...

    34 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 14 2015 - 4:23am -

  9. Too many damn feminine men Today?

    I truly believe that many of our country's current social issues can be traced back to the epidemic of men becoming too feminine. Only about 30-40 years ago (and many older users on this website can attest to this), being a masculine man was ho ...

    184 comments - 5 silver bananas - Sep 28 2014 - 5:40pm -

  10. Money is Obsolite!

          Now Instead of Gathering money which allows you to buy all privileges.. Privileges should be earned to motivate you to work.. Like The Ability to get married is a Privilege.. There is a lot of Privileges out there that people could wo ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 31 2015 - 2:24am -

  11. How has the money changed you?

    Mod Note (Andy): Check out the great response in the comments by user @"Dingdong08" I'm a bit older then most of you (see my post on live advice/quotes) but curious to hear from those who are in their first few years of banking and the bump ...

    51 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 16 2014 - 11:05pm -

  12. Trading Weather and Making it Rain

    If you could trade weather and make money, would you do it? Or better yet, even think that it is possible? You could add this as something being bizarre and Ripley may add it to his bizarre collection. Believe it or not, it is possible to trade weather. M ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 10 2015 - 7:00pm -

  13. First Paycheck!

          Im currently chasing my dream finance job and being a broke college student I tend to think about that first big paycheck from time to time. It keeps me motivated in some regard. Im curious to see what you all did with that first payc ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 4 2015 - 9:34pm -

  14. Scam Science: Old School Wall Street

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from September 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. I have a feeling this week-long series is going to be b ...

    18 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 22 2014 - 9:00am -

  15. what's your target net worth?

    Do you guys aspire for serious f*ck you money? I would really be happy pulling down $500K a year at my peak(providing for inflation adjustments). I realize this still isn't some insignificant sum, but I know people who make considerably more an ...

    67 comments - 3 silver bananas - Dec 24 2013 - 12:12am -

  16. Better to Have Been Rich and Lost It, or Never Been Rich at All?

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from November 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. When I was in my teens and early 20's, all I could ...

    59 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2012 - 7:45am -

  17. CEOs' facial structure predicts their firms' financial performance

    Firms whose male CEOs have wider faces (relative to facial height, also known as FWHR) achieve superior financial performance. The average male facial width-height ratio (based on lots of studies) is 1.88 : Researchers have theorized that innat ...

    52 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 22 2014 - 1:54pm -

  18. Fun Things I Discovered While Perusing the Compensation Database

    So, I've taken some time to peruse through WSO's 2013 Compensation Database, and it's honestly awesome. I've been on WSO for a while, from my time as a bright-eyed undergrad trying to break into a summer analyst gig, to my time as a ja ...

    22 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 14 2013 - 4:45pm -

  19. The BlackHat Interview: 2/4

    Mod (Andy) note: The much anticipated BlackHat interview is here (see part 1 here). Questions came from myself and members of writing and intern teams. BIG thanks to BH for his really in-depth/quality/quick responses. I promise all of you will have some g ...

    64 comments - 5 silver bananas - Aug 4 2012 - 10:45am -

  20. Why Your Walkaway Number Is Lower Than You Think

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from May 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. We spend a lot of time on this site discussing how much money ...

    40 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 15 2012 - 10:35am -

  21. So, What if Money Really Was No Object?

    Eddie's post yesterday on the philosophy of ignoring money and doing what you like doing had me thinking about a few things. 1.) What would I actually do if money was not object at all? 2.) Does this counterintuitive form of thinking actually lead to ...

    34 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 11 2012 - 3:45pm -

  22. Betting Odds on the Market – Option Trading

    Did you know that you can easily find out the odds of a stock moving in a certain direction using option prices? Please, no option traders jumping down my throat on this one. Google has a 6% chance of increasing 10% in the next month. Check this out: http ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2012 - 6:45pm -

  23. Where to Find Yield for Grandma

    Yields suck now. If you're young, then you offset that with cheap access to capital. That has always been my perspective. There's a double edged sword. I work in the primary markets helping large caps find debt capital. I have become so aligned ...

    26 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 29 2012 - 3:45pm -

  24. What's your guilty plea$ure?

    Woo hoo hoo, I've got money to burn I wanna burn it on you Come on yeah yeah, we got one short life I wanna spend it with you. As I understand it, most in IB/PE/ HF are (naturally) fiscal and don't piss away every penny that they make. That said ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 1 2012 - 4:45pm -

  25. Leaving Banking. Fold.

    When I was in banking, I lost nearly PS17,000 spread betting on the Goldman Sachs SEC trial. I lost another gut wrenching chunk of money in Vegas playing poker with the big boys. Sucks right? But "life is long, I'll win it back". And so I w ...

    34 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 28 2013 - 7:45pm -

  26. Why bother being good?

          WHY BOTHER BEING GOOD? Everyday the newspaper tells the same depressing stories. Youth crime, corporate tax-avoidance, dishonest lawyers, selfish bankers, mass genocide, needless wars, countless violent acts of extreme hatred, rape, o ...

    33 comments - 5 silver bananas - Mar 23 2013 - 10:45am -

  27. Best Paper Money / Trade Simulator Platform

          Does anyone have any advice on the best paper money / trading simulator. Our investment team has not yet been funded, so we still trade "pretend" money. We have been using TD Ameritrade's ThinkOrSwim platform, but it of ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 27 2015 - 5:08pm -

  28. Invesment Banking is for Losers? By: Robert Kiyosaki

          The video speaks for itself. I'm interested in hearing what this forum thinks about the statements and comments this guys was making, the author of Rich dad Poor dad. It starts at 14:00ish. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RcVJpq ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2014 - 10:50pm -

  29. Money, prestige, and values

    I think it's fair to say that most of us in finance are motivated in large part by money. One of the reasons why people on WSO care so much about working at certain firms is the lure of the bonuses as well as exit opportunities for jobs that pay even ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 5 2012 - 6:45pm -

  30. To Those Out on Their Own: What's Your Budget Like?

          We're young, single [well, not anymore unfortunately], and get paid pretty well for our ages. We have very few legitimate needs, rarely pay for our own food, and spend 90% of our lives in the office anyway... so what the hell do ...

    68 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2012 - 5:45am -

  31. Is Being an Atheist Bad for Business?

    I personally believe religion was created as a means of social control and people bought into it and continue to do so, because it gives an explanation to the most basic human questions. Why are we here? What happens when we die? Are good people rewarded ...

    80 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2013 - 4:41pm -

  32. The Illusion of A Better Job

    Why do we constantly set ourselves up for disappointment by dreaming up the possibilities how much better our lives would be if only we were doing something else? Too many times I have heard friends say "things would be so much better if only I worke ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2012 - 2:41pm -

  33. it doesn’t matter how much you make

          Because your lifestyle and expectations move up with your income. Apparently why you shouldn't do banking for the money- which is the reason we are all here. Discuss analyst Money Life long hours ...

    80 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2012 - 10:48am -

  34. Guilty Pleasures and Expensive Toys

    The Gaim conference is in full gear and yet another of Bernie Madoff's boats is up for sale. Given as further evidence that not only the poor and downtrodden go to repo auctions, the fiscal elite is converging around the leftovers of the Madoff famil ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2011 - 12:45pm -

  35. Correlation Between Unethical Behavior and Success

          Every business and finance course I have taken always spends a lot of time preaching ethical behavior, but from what I've been exposed to in life, it appears that every person I meet with a net worth north of $10 million and didn ...

    65 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 6 2012 - 9:01am -

  36. What is the maximum amount you think you will make in 1 year?

          Under $100k 17% (14 votes) $100k to $300k 15% (13 votes) $300k to $600k 5% (4 votes) $600k to $1M 11% (9 votes) $1M to $5M 21% (18 votes) More than $5M 31% (26 votes) Total votes: 84 Money ...

    8 comments - silver bananas - Apr 2 2011 - 3:17pm -

  37. CIA Economic analyst

          The Economic analyst position in the CIA actually seems very interesting, it seems like a ER role, but for world economies, events. The pay is somewhat crappy though it says 50k-100k but I am guessing the 50k is starting and the 100k ...

    71 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 22 2011 - 10:06am -

  38. Rich single hot women where are they?

    Before i start i want y'all to know i love women like any other men crave them for, there is beauty when we buy rolex, Armani, gucci but then their exquisite beauty meaning women with round Oval face, Pale milky marble white skin, body of Katy Perry, ...

    174 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2011 - 4:00am -

  39. Greek Study Finds More Sex = More Income

    Greek Study Finds More Sex = More Income: http://www.businessweek.com/videos/2013-08-20/freq... income Money Wealth ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2013 - 2:31pm -

  40. What's it like in the South? Culture wise?

          I'm currently an SA at a boutique IB firm who's summered in NYC the past two summers; lived in NJ for a long time before settling in different a suburb of a metropolitan area the past 10 yrs or so (permanent home). I've ...

    98 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 15 2012 - 8:47pm -

  41. In the year 2050...

    The UK becomes a 2nd tier economy? The Eurozone will lag undeveloped Asia? The USA's not #1??? Where should we put our money then? Ahhh, the future... If we all could predict what it would be like we'd all be raking in zillions. Perhaps trying t ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2011 - 8:32pm -

  42. Girls and money

    Some may dismiss this as a pointless thread, but its something of interest to many people. We all know that money=women in this world, but how about quantifying the relationship a bit more. Around what sort of a salary does a guy need to make to rea ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2013 - 12:59pm -

  43. Did you choose finance because you actually like it?

          Or did you go into the industry to pay off college debt quickly, get a fat pay check, live in NYC and think you were going to become a millionaire. And for the college students: Did your parents make you choose the finance major, or d ...

    86 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2011 - 1:06am -

  44. That one connect to get into hedge funds...?

    quick rundown on my stats... very non target undergrad... poor gpa... marketing... very non target MS-FIN program right after college (i'm 24 now)... one year left... 3.8 gpa (turned it around!) so I'm in a leadership program at my school. It pa ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2013 - 3:36pm -

  45. 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 -

  46. If trading is profitable, who loses money

    If surviving BB trading arms are profitable, and assuming that trading is a zero sum game, who are the losers at the other end? If banks like GS and BofA can have perfect trading quarters, who are the losers at the other end? Or am I wrong, is trading not ...

    95 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2010 - 3:52am -

  47. A $5 million check or dream school+dream business job?

          Let's say you were given a choice. Take $5 million tax-free OR guaranteed admission to your dream school (any program you want) AND your dream business job coming out. I'm limiting it to jobs in business (finance, consulting ...

    154 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2012 - 1:07pm -

  48. How much money did you make as an SA?

          Got my W-2 form. I made close to $17,000 at a BB for my SA stint. (NYC) Anyone else in this range? I imagine those on the West coast made double this. Money ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2013 - 11:10pm -

  49. Cashing In Your Diploma

    Everyone's heard one version or another of a statistic that contrasts the earning potential of college grads with that of non-college-educated common folk over the course of a working lifetime, and that difference is typically quoted as being somewhe ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 30 2010 - 7:03pm -

  50. What in the world does this mean!?

          Hello everyone. I am going into an interview with a firm and they have 4 positions open. I wanted to ask what these positions do? They are titled as follows: * Customer Settlement * Dividends & Reorg. * Street Settlement * General ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2015 - 12:01pm -

  51. United States of Mexico??

    Okay, so I ran across this article today which got me thinking. At what point does the federal government step in and do something. Not specifically about finding this guy's body, but about the massive amount of destructive violence that occurring so ...

    88 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 7 2010 - 8:51pm -

  52. Can I make money by recommending stocks

          Hi, I want to start charging people for stocks I believe have potential and that can make them a profit. I was just wondering where do I start. Im asking for peoples opinions who have done this before. Thanks in advance for any helpfu ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2014 - 3:26pm -

  53. Happiness and Income

    Going along with the "money and happiness" theme set in a few of my previous blog posts, I recently came across an article that went hand in hand. It turns out that money CAN buy happiness, BUT it has its limits. For instance, once you reach rou ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 9 2012 - 10:45pm -

  54. Just finished my first year of banking....

          And I actually have less than $2000 in my bank account. My rent isn't that expensive (~$1600) and I have no loans or anything that I've been paying off. I just found it hard to save and easily spend a good couple hundred eve ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2012 - 1:46pm -

  55. The Money Culture

    Where would we all be without Liar's Poker? No other single book gave such a funny and accurate portrayal of the culture inside an investment bank. That book and the movie Wall Street heavily influenced my decision to become a stock jockey. Michael L ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 31 2011 - 5:40am -

  56. Is it all about the money?

    What up wall streeters, quick question for all the future mitt romneys on here: is it all about the money? If its not about the money, is it about the prestige? Haha. Obviously that was a TRICK question, rotfl. For me personally, it is about BOTH. Ever si ...

    47 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2012 - 11:27pm -

  57. Average Spend for a First Date

          Hi all, what is your opinion on the average spend for a first date in New York? Have at it. Money dates ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 13 2012 - 7:36pm -

  58. How To Trade Currencies with a PayPal Account

    This is a hack I came up with the other day for people who want to trade spot currencies without a futures account, without alerting their compliance department, and/or without the gains being reported to the IRS. You might consider it if you think you kn ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2010 - 3:19am -

  59. How am I doing? $$-wise v IBD monkeys

          Hey all- joining this forum to satisfy my morbid curiosity. So am a consultant (don't kick me out of this forum, pls) in Southeast Asia. I'm a 2nd-3rd year analyst-equivalent level, kind of on my way to becoming a senior con ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2012 - 12:21am -

  60. The Affluent Get Thrifty

    The Rich are Different How Rich Spend Money [quote]Bentleys and Hermes bags are selling again. Yet the wealthiest Americans are emerging from the financial downturn as different consumers than they were. ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2011 - 8:45am -

  61. The Truth About Money

    I'm seeing a few subtle similarities in the economy today to three years ago, and though it would be precipitous to say a second dip is probably on the way, I don't think it hurts to share some of the wisdom I've gained over the past three ...

    40 comments - 7 silver bananas - Jul 28 2010 - 9:07pm -

  62. Life after Investment Banking, part 2

    I just wanted to reply to a few of the comments on my first post... http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/life-after-i... 1. I don't know what else I could do The picture on this post is an entry I wrote in my journal one hour after walking of the do ...

    26 comments - 4 silver bananas - Apr 26 2012 - 10:28am -

  63. Back from Miami: Reflections

    Got back from a conference in Miami earlier today. Pretty fucking awesome trip. It was my first time there actually. The weather was perfect throughout: sunny and in the 70's. The conference was very well put-together with tons of good speakers and g ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2012 - 5:51pm -

  64. The Dreams of a BB Analyst

    Sat at your desk, getting texts from off old friends, and girls you could've got on, who are out partying just a couple of blocks from you. Sat at your desk, falling asleep, feeling the emotional, physical and mental pain of yet another all nighter. ...

    50 comments - 7 silver bananas - Apr 7 2010 - 8:21am -

  65. Monetary Policy Questions

          Some of these questions are probably best suited for any ph.d. economists out there, but I'm struggling a lot with the direction of U.S. monetary policy, and what the implications are for markets. I'm wondering about the int ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 8 2014 - 7:00pm -

  66. How much do you save

          Hello all, Curious to know how much people saved over a two or three year stretch while working as an IB analyst. If you could list your city as well which would be helpful. Also, if anyone has advice of what the target should be to s ...

    96 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2011 - 1:49am -

  67. Does it matter what undergrad school you went to if you get into a target grad school?

          I am curious does it matter what undergrad i went to if I get into a prestigious target school? I am from canada, and I go to a non target school 3.8 gpa and was wondering if i get into lets say University of Toronto's MFE or Que ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2013 - 2:38pm -

  68. It could happen to you

    There are myriad reasons to go into finance; some do so out of love, some do it out of spite, some do it for the prestige, while some, the vast majority for that matter, do it for the money. Thousands of monkeys head down to Wall Street every year, not fo ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 2 2010 - 6:53pm -

  69. Does money really make you happier..

    Pardon my sentences, for I typed this on my iPhone At this point in my life I think I'm going through the transition from dreams to reality. When I first got my SA offer I was of course happy but then I started thinking about the money I'd be ma ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 29 2012 - 11:33pm -

  70. Is the party over?

    At the end of the day, its possible that no amount of ingenuity, tenacity, or greed can save Wall Street from the demagoguery of politicians. Whatever happened to all those connections Goldman was supposed to have, heh? Even beyond the regulation, however ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 24 2010 - 6:09pm -

  71. Are Bankers Destroying Capitalism?

    Are bankers destroying capitalism? It was certainly the populist pulpit preaching point of the moment a few years ago, but I didn't buy it. After all, my sworn enemy had always been the inept regulatory structure; unwilling to put the foot down on th ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 6 2011 - 12:45pm -

  72. Highest Paying Jobs?

    Thoughts? 1. Anesthesiologist Mean annual pay: $235,070 2. Surgeons Mean annual pay: $233,150 3. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Mean annual pay: $218,960 4. Obstetricians and Gynecologists Mean annual pay: $212,570 5. Orthodontists Mean annual pay: ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2014 - 8:07pm -

  73. Yachts? How quaint....

          Screw the yacht in Monte Carlo, I want one of these bad boys! http://www.bloomberg.com/video/-6-5m-floating-isla... Money yacht ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 28 2012 - 10:06am -

  74. forget it delete.

          forget it delete. Help Money resume service coaching ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 19 2014 - 3:36am -

  75. $500K Inheritance and Banking

          Just found out early this week that I would be receiving just under $500k as an inheritance. I'm doing my summer at a BB but am re-thinking pursuing this career path now. Is this stupid of me to do? $500,000 is not a ton, but all ...

    77 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2009 - 4:30pm -

  76. It's all about the money...who knew?

    I realize that this is a finance forum but, as has become my custom, I usually like to write about sports. To that end, if someone can explain to me how you suspend Terrelle Pryor for the first FIVE games of next season (knowing he could easily declare fo ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 23 2010 - 8:37pm -

  77. 300k by 30

          This is a stupid question but I was wondering of any ranking of what fields produce the most people making 300k by 30. I'm not talking about acting, gambling, etc. I meant corp finance, consulting, ibanking, etc Money ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 20 2012 - 1:45am -

  78. If you made fuck you money what would you do with it?

    Besides for the obvious invest/trade/kids' college fund responses I'm looking for what people would spend their money on for leisure... yacht? private jet? helicopter? vacations anywhere you want whenever you want? humongous mansion with 5 vacat ...

    64 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 4 2010 - 9:28pm -

  79. Down economies…lower bonuses….no job? Ever considered poker? Hear me out....

    Just for complete transparency, I am currently a senior and will be working in IBD for a BB starting this fall. With tighter regulation especially with regards to bonuses and the shittiest job market in decades, I have been approached by many of my peers ...

    66 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 14 2009 - 5:15pm -

  80. Highest paying job in real estate for undergrad from target, semi-target and non target

          Just want to throw this out there and see what your guys thoughts are! What are the best opportunities for target undergrads, semi, and non? Money ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 14 2012 - 3:55pm -

  81. What do I do with $30,000

    Hi guys, I just turned 22 this year and I am about to finish my masters in June. I have failed to secure front office positions and I am looking at re-applying. I am fortunate enough to have no student loan or any other debts and will incur minimal expens ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2011 - 10:41pm -

  82. LSE IB Conference- Problem, Please Help

    Hi guys, Firstly, I'd like to thank WSO for the LSE Investment Banking Conference thread from few weeks ago (I think its deleted). I heared about the event here, and I applied that day. Event details: http://www.lse-ibc.com/ Date: Saturday, 1st Decem ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 20 2012 - 8:37pm -

  83. My boss just offered to stake me $500k

    Alright monkies, so my boss just offered to stake me up to $500k if I can find a good idea to bring to him whether it be a trading idea or an M&A deal. I can run the entire thing and all he'll do is provide capital. The stipulations:- No tech inv ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2011 - 5:14pm -

  84. Ever thought about a life of crime?

          Have you ever considered taking up a life of crime, not violent crime but something like a drug dealer or something? Money crime Drugs ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2011 - 8:56pm -

  85. How to spend millions in a year?

          How is this possible? Quickest way I can imagine is the costs associate with using a personal jet a lot or a mega-yacht a lot. Also large donations. Other than that, it is not easy to picture "spending" millions. If you buy ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 22 2011 - 9:40am -

  86. What career do you think is the next big money maker?

          So with a lot of people thinking that IB and S&T monkeys aren't going to be making money like what they used to, what position do you think will be the next big money maker?... besides for hedge funds continuing to do their t ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2011 - 12:45pm -

  87. Girls in NYC

          What are some common / stereotypical / generalized comments on girls in NYC? This topic is meant to be just for fun. Discuss? nyc Banking investment Money girls ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 25 2011 - 9:25pm -

  88. How Do You Respond to the "Traders Just Move Money Around" Argument?

          So, a lot of people argue, and especially lately, that traders don't actually "add value" to society. They just "move money around." Traders don't improve companies and make them better, they just buy and ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2009 - 1:09am -

  89. How much to live in NYC as an MD

          I've been wondering this for a while, how much does it take to make it in NYC as an MD living a good life, meaning: 1. Nice apartment on UES, UWS (guessing 3-4M, right?) 2. Kids in private school, 30K/year, say two kids, so 60K/y ...

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