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  1. 12 Hours Till Deadline: The All Nighter, Part 1

    Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday- this was originally posted on 8/23/12. You can read part 2 here. Since I've been writing for WSO, my most popular posts have been about banking experiences. The All Nighter is perhaps one of the most quintess ...

    45 comments - 12 silver bananas - Sep 24 2015 - 12:19pm -

  2. Don't Ask An Investment Banker What They Do

    Mod Note (Andy): Throwback Thursday- this was originally posted 9/27/12 When you're meeting new people, even in casual social situations, the topic of work is never far off. Maybe this is a general commentary on The Texting Generation's lacking ...

    63 comments - 8 silver bananas - May 14 2015 - 12:55pm -

  3. REVEALED! Wall Street CEO Facebook Convo

    Mod Note (Andy): Throwback Thursday, this was originally posted 9/2012 WSO EXCLUSIVE: Titans of Wall Street caught in candid conversation on Facebook! Read on below and after the break: ...

    53 comments - 19 silver bananas - Apr 12 2015 - 5:24pm -

  4. Young Money? Perception vs Reality on Wall Street

    Mod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 3/6/14 and ranks #9 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. There has been a lot of discussion arou ...

    80 comments - 47 silver bananas - Jun 15 2015 - 6:41am -

  5. Five Thoughts on Wall Street Bathroom Breaks

    Mod Note (Andy): Throw Back Thursday, Originally posted on August, 2012 When you work 80-hour weeks regularly and the staples of your diet are $25 Seamlessweb pasta dishes and burger combos, inevitably, nature is going to call- on your office line. For th ...

    126 comments - 13 silver bananas - Nov 27 2014 - 2:55pm -

  6. NYC Escorts are Earning over $1K/hr Catering to Wall Street’s Elite

    Nothing new here....from Elite Daily: : At least two New York escorts are able to charge $1,000 an hour for satisfying the needs of Wall Street bankers. CNBC reports one escort, "Chelsea," 29, moved from Canada to Manhattan 10 years a ...

    46 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 31 2015 - 7:38am -

  7. Lifestyle of Young Wall Street: 5 Banker Neighborhoods

    Mod Note (Andy): #TBT, Originally posted on April, 2012 The New York City area is home to nearly 20 million people and 20 trillion cockroaches living together in blissful harmony. Well over 1 million people alone are packed into the 23 square miles that m ...

    109 comments - 6 silver bananas - Aug 28 2014 - 11:00am -

  8. How to deal with THAT associate

    TBT: Originally posted on September, 2012 Props to bankerella for an insightful post delving into the mind of the newly-minted first-year investment banking associate. The only thing it was missing was a blanket apology for all of the seasoned analysts wh ...

    28 comments - 9 silver bananas - Sep 11 2014 - 8:00am -

  9. The 25 people you should avoid on Wall Street

          A few years ago, CNBC's Ash Bennington compiled a fantastic list of the people you should avoid on Wall Street. Recently, the Wall Street Journal's John Carney issued a Twitter challenge for an updated version of this list. ...

    36 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 22 2015 - 11:00am -

  10. We Are The Street: USA for Wall Street

    There comes a time when we heed a certain call When The Street must come together as one There are layoffs happ'ning And it's time to lend a hand to bankers The greatest gifts of all... Deep in the throes of wintertime, I tend to listen to my iP ...

    13 comments - 4 silver bananas - May 29 2015 - 8:06am -

  11. Timeline of an Investment Banking Analyst, Year 1

    August Training's over, and you've just hit the new group. You're getting to know your bullpen-mates and you've picked up a few bullshit staffings. You're settled into your new apartment in Murray Hill (no roaches yet!) and you� ...

    44 comments - 13 silver bananas - Dec 27 2012 - 11:39pm -

  12. Must Read: Why I left Goldman Sachs, A Wall Street Story by Greg Smith

    Why I Left Goldman Sachs " promises to be a tell-all of Mr. Smith's 12-year career at the bank. His opinion article in The Times described Goldman as a once-vaunted institution that had lost its way. He wrote that when he first joined the bank a ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 14 2012 - 3:51am -

  13. Going Postal Over These 4 Work Emails

    Lately I've been thinking a lot about the way people in our corner of the world use email. As even the greenest summer analyst knows, on Wall Street, email is the primary means of communication- in other words, the primary method of transferring and ...

    25 comments - 9 silver bananas - Aug 1 2012 - 6:57pm -

  14. 12 Hours Till Deadline: The All Nighter, Part 2

    The following post is Part 2 of an investment banking analyst's nightmare all-nighter. If you missed Part 1, read it here. After getting ready to leave work at a reasonable hour, you get bombed with a nasty email and get caught up in a fire drill tha ...

    23 comments - 8 silver bananas - Aug 31 2012 - 12:44am -

  15. But Seriously, Do You Like Phil Collins?

    "I think my greatest achievement would be 'Sussudio,' hands down. Seriously. What are you laughing at?"- from the Uncyclopedia entry on Phil Collins We haven't had a quality discussion on Wall Street music on WSO since the Superda ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 25 2011 - 2:15am -

  16. How Cultural Corruption Breeds Great Bankers

    Want to be a great investment banker? Sure, you do! Do you want to be the one they call in to make the big deals with your expert team that you've built? Why not, you're the Managing Director and your salary reflects this great achievement. So h ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 11 2012 - 3:41pm -

  17. What is it-really- like to be a woman on Wall Street?

          http://www.quora.com/What-is-it-like-being-a-woman... To what extent is that thread true? I read this Quora Q&A recently and was rather (and probably naively) shocked. The answers I've heard before are usually more akin to th ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 25 2012 - 5:10pm -

  18. Weekend Wars: The Associates

    Much maligned and oft misunderstood. The Investment Banking Associates. To many analysts they are the deadbeat hippie embroidery/glass blowing double majors who decided to get their acts sort-of-straight and become investment banking lifers with no better ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2010 - 2:33pm -

  19. Off The Record: Stereotypes and General cultures of Wall Street firms

    Closed wall street culture stereotypes Cultures ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2015 - 3:43am -

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