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  1. Hey All, hear me out

          Hey All, My name is Ryan Abdullah. I am 16 years old and am a prospective ... apply to all target schools for undergrad. I then want to join IB and then switch to HF. I'm not to ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2015 - 3:49pm -

  2. Stopped pursuing Dentistry Last week. Pursuing IB all in.

    says I need more Bananas. we all got to start somewhere. introduction pre dental ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2014 - 6:51pm -

  3. New to it all, but want to get ahead.

          Hi WSO community, I am writing this post as a freshman majoring in Finance at a state-school in the midwest. I am new to this website/community so if I screw something up just let me know. After doing my fair share of research, I have ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 8:36pm -

  4. Hello all! Looking for advice on where to get started

    removed ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 31 2015 - 2:18am -

  5. I'm sure you guys get this all the time, but...

          I've been in public accounting for a couple of years now and I'm looking into new opportunities. Are the back office jobs, like Ops at Goldman, as looked down upon and lacking in exit ops as what I've been reading on th ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2014 - 9:53pm -

  6. Hi all!- Graduated from one of the top schools

          I am Luis. I graduated from one of the top public schools in the US. Currently working at Bloomberg LP as a Data Analyst. I'm looking to pursue a master of finance degree. Please give me advice if you have! Thanks:) ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 12:07am -

  7. Introduction- Nice to meet you all

          Hello. I am new here. Nice to meet you all:) ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 3:13am -

  8. hello all wso users

          hello all. a friend told me about this website. sorry about the poor ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2015 - 6:42am -

  9. Hi All, I need Career Help

          Can someone give me a brief description of finance jobs, listing salary, hours per week, and how easy it is too advance. I'm having trouble with picking a career. I would like to make a strong salary but not kill myself doing it ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 8 2015 - 1:01am -

  10. Nice to meet you all

          Hi, I am Vincent, summer intern in S&T internship ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 3 2014 - 9:07pm -

  11. Introducing myself to all of you:

          I just discovered WSO and I am pleased to be a new member; this is my introduction. I am here because having been in this industry for 15 years I seek the mentoring I never got and I wish to mentor others in the ways that I can. I hav ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2015 - 1:01pm -

  12. Hi, nice to meet y'all!

    Hi, WSO, I'm brand new to this website, definitely hoping to find some advice and guidance from this community. I'm currently a sophomore at a West Coast target school, with a long-term goal of pursuing IB at a BB (dream big, right?). In terms o ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2015 - 10:55pm -

  13. Hello All

    here, and hopefully make some new friends and connections. That being said, all the best to everyone ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2013 - 5:59pm -

  14. Hi all- Commodities analyst/trader

          I'm a commodities analyst/trader currently on the producer side (ABCD). I trade grains and dairy products. Finance undergrad from a non-target. Considering grad school, but not sure if the timing is right. I have worked for a ban ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 12:06am -

  15. Hi All (Los Angeles Big 4 Accountant)

          I'm an LA based Big 4 Accountant; started off in the Tax practice and moved over to Forensic Advisory. I found WSO while searching for advice on how to transition from accounting into other fields and hope that I'll continue ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2014 - 5:34pm -

  16. We're all going to make it

          ^title. I was a student failing throughout Uni but then I decided to make a change about half way through my degree and ever since I've seen doors opening everywhere I look. If I hadn't made a change I don't even want t ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2014 - 8:07pm -

  17. Waddy Do? all the way from H-town!

          Hey guys. My name is Eric, I currently reside in Houston Texas where I work as an Project Engineer in the Oil and Gas industry. I have come here to get more guidance from fellow peeps who have a desire to work in the world of finance. ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2014 - 1:02am -

  18. Hello all! New user here (high school senior)

          Hey everybody. I am a high school senior from New Jersey. I joined WSO because I am interested in business and finance (possibly consulting). I figured it would be good to start thinking early about my future so I can be well-prepared ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2013 - 6:55pm -

  19. Hello all!

          Hi I was given a link to this site from some guy in a Churchill. He said I needed to go here, don't exactly know why. I'm tried looking into what I think is the financial forum, and it never loads up. New ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 13 2013 - 1:59am -

  20. Hi All- Energy trading for summer

    New to WSO and will be into energy trading for summer internship, hopefully to be converted full time! Looking forward to speak to many like-minded people! ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 12:06am -

  21. Dear all, I live in Germany, born in Spain and lived in the UK for ten years.

          My name is Alex and as a European, I don't see much connections here. Anyway, can someone tell me if there is some European involvement or surely I will have to travel to North America? Greetings, Alex. PS: I am also interested i ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2014 - 3:14am -

  22. Hello All- New to forum

          Hello All, New to WSO currently working as a FA in California, but wanting to ... move more to the side of Asset Management, CFA type of stuff. Look forward to reading all the ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2016 - 2:47pm -

  23. New to all this...

    Hello everyone I will try and keep this short. My name is Jack I'm 24 from NJ, I have a bachelor's degree in social sciences. I am looking for some advice on how to get into the finance world. I found WSO by searching the web for how to get into ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2014 - 6:22pm -

  24. New Monkey, Hey all

          Hey guys, I'm going to be freshman this fall at a "semi-target." Having been a long time lurker and learned a lot already from this, I'm eager to learn more and contribute to the site in a meaningful way. introduct ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 12 2014 - 12:51am -

  25. New user introduction- Hello all!

          Hi all, I graduated from Michigan State in December 2012 with A B.S. Econ and ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 5 2014 - 10:19am -

  26. Hello All!|Newbie Question

    a non-target SUNY school in New York City. My question for you all is that I want to go into investment banking ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2014 - 2:53am -

  27. Hello all! I am another JD coinsidering a move into finance and seeking advice.

    and all advice and input. Looking forward to hearing from you guys. Cheers! JD ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2014 - 5:59pm -

  28. Hello All, Happy Thanksgiving!

    the industry. Hope you all had a happy Thanksgiving! ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 26 2015 - 8:54pm -

  29. Hello All! 2

          I'm a tenth grade student looking to get a head start on studying the different kinds of finance to find what's right for me. An older friend directed me to this site, more specifically the FAQs and Video Library. ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Nov 29 2015 - 12:56am -

  30. Howdy! How are you all doing?

          Hey guys! I'm new to WSO and I decided that I would introduce myself. I am a current highschool senior who is thinking about going into a career as a financial advisor/planner, or working at a hedge fund. I have no idea what I� ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 19 2015 - 9:15am -

  31. New User Hi all

          Hi, New here. I dont have much expierence, nothing really, have to introduce myself so here I am. Nice forum you have here. ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 11 2015 - 3:32pm -

  32. Hi all, new monkey around

          IBD ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2016 - 6:09am -

  33. Hey all

          Hey all, I'm a longtime reader but have decided to start monkeying ... idea on what I want to do with my life. Nice to meet you all. TFP ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2013 - 10:44am -

  34. Hey All

          Hi all, I'm a soon to be graduating senior with a BBA in Finance. Over ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 31 2013 - 5:15pm -

  35. Hi All- Interview coming up

          Interview coming up Introduce yourself ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 12:07am -

  36. Hey All, How's it going?

          Hello Everyone, My name is Ryan and I'm currently 16 years old and going to be a junior in High School outside the U.S.A. I am planning to go to a target school (Wharton for undergrad preferably) and then get into investment bank ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Aug 8 2015 - 7:19pm -

  37. New to all this, hoping to get some great insight into the industry

    community college theatre, managing all aspects of two productions. I want to get into finance mainly ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2015 - 8:41am -

  38. Hi All a Military Veteran here

          Hi All, I'm a military veteran turned military contractor and now in NYC ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 4 2015 - 12:18pm -

  39. I'm appreciative of all the wisdom here!

    everyone for the wonderful input you all provide to us. questions: 1) As a Summer analyst, what kind of ... broguing...is that too flashy for a summer analyst intern? THANK YOU all once again, and I can't wait to ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2015 - 10:47pm -

  40. I'm here to hand out cookies and become a successful financial advisor. I'm all out of cookies.

          Hi all, Noob here. Studying with Kaplan for the 7 and 65. I have an interview ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2015 - 12:34pm -

  41. Hiya all!

          Hi all:) Introducing self- Bcomm with no previous IB experience looking at ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2015 - 12:03pm -

  42. Hello All Govt IT--> Finance IT

          Im a Geek(Software Engineer) whose been working in Government IT for over 3 years now and Im looking to change sectors and emigrate to Finance IT. Look forward to learning a lot from this community and contributing my 2 cents as neede ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2015 - 9:59pm -

  43. Introduction- Hey All

          Trying to get enough points so I'm not viewed as spam. Working in AM. fixed income ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2015 - 4:11pm -

  44. Hi all- Econ PhD looking to get info on careers

          Hi all, I'm an econ PhD looking to get some info on careers in ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 12:07am -

  45. Hi all!- University studies in accounting and finance

          Hi all! I've posted twice on the WSO forum so far in the job advice and ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 12:06am -

  46. Hey Y'all

    to interacting and reading up on all the things y'all post and talk about. Hope everyone had ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2015 - 5:11pm -

  47. Boy, this turned out bigger than expected. Pleasure to meet you all!

    Good morning! Firstly I have to thank this website and every single one of you for the inspiration it has been since I found you 2 months ago (specially on holidays, coming here daily- woohoo). Unfortunately my first post is not a contribution but rather ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 23 2014 - 11:41pm -

  48. Hi all- Halfway done with a masters in computation finance

          I am about halfway done with a master's in computation finance and am currently looking for an internship or full-time position in the trading industry. I have previously worked as an accountant and like many others on this site ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 12:06am -

  49. Hey and nice to meet all you apes

          Needed to sign up here as have landed a job as a portfolio manager at a large Chinese investment firm. I have lived over here for a decent amount of time and speak fluent Mandarin. Obviously the main issue is that I am so out-of-touch ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 19 2014 - 8:41pm -

  50. Hey all you people, won't you listen to me?

          Hello WSO users, I am a sophomore in college as an undergrad and am studying finance. I would like to go into investment banking to be miserable. This has been my dream since high school. Hopefully WSO can help me be miserable! Thanks ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 13 2014 - 10:11pm -

  51. Hello all "New to the forum"

          Hey all, I'm new to the forum here. Came across the website about a week ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 24 2014 - 7:21pm -

  52. Hello, all!

          Hi everyone, I am currently a student at HYPSW and hoping to enter the field of finance through internships and then full-time following graduation. I've been lurking on the forum for a few months, but I've decided that I� ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2014 - 10:03pm -

  53. Hello all!!

          Hi, i'm a new user and i'm currently enrolled in industrial engeneering! I hope to enjoy this forum. presentation ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 20 2014 - 8:28pm -

  54. All topic titles taken...so hello

          My name is Damian. I moved from NY to Philly about 3 years ago. I had intended to go to Law School but after researching that option I realized that was not what I wanted to do. I want to transition to finance but I majored in English ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 16 2014 - 10:28am -

  55. Greetiong to all members

          Hi everyone, Millie here I have been confused for the past weeks so i decided to join a conversation to seek some advise. Thanks in advance. greeting ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2014 - 1:48am -

  56. hi all from Kim

          I am from China. I think I found WSO on google. I want to get into corporate finance. Oasis is a great forum where I could learn not only the technical stuff but also the soft skills. Hope I could provide some fresh perspectives once ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 2 2014 - 11:00pm -

  57. Hey! Nice to be on here with you all.

    chatting! Best of luck to us all:) introduction student ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 4 2014 - 2:05pm -

  58. hello to all

          HI smith here i am the member of this board. I am a financial adviser over 7 years experience in this industry. behavioral finance ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2014 - 2:57am -

  59. Introduction- Hi All

          Hey Guys, I just joined this site. I am working professional in IT looking to switch to finance (private equity, venture capital) and need help figuring out the best way to get there. I plan to go to grad school next year to get an MB ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 27 2014 - 7:27pm -

  60. Hi All, LT Reader 1st Post

    Thanks in advance for any insight, first timer here I have an undergrad in mechanical engineering and a masters in finance. I have about 8 years experience: 3yrs Financial Advisory/Sales. 2.5yrs independent consulting for early stage pharma companies, and ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2014 - 7:17pm -

  61. Introduction- Hello All

          Hi there- I am a long time creeper of the forum, don't have any questions in particular but just wanted to make an introduction:) introduction ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2014 - 10:57pm -

  62. Hey all!

    conversations going as well as all the blog-type posts. My focus is on M&A activity. I'm interested in ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 9 2014 - 2:52pm -

  63. Hello all

          I am introducing myself in order to get banana points, lol. I have been a lurker here for a while, trying to read up on the ins and outs of wall street finance. Currently a student at a non-top tier MBA program and still having luck w ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 9 2014 - 9:44am -

  64. Hello all

    sign up. I look forward to interacting with you all! new user intro ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 16 2013 - 3:39pm -

  65. If you could do it all over again...

          I'd like to hear about where some of your careers are right now, how you got there, and if you would change anything if you could go it again. Also, whats the best piece of advice you've ever received? (or whats the worst) c ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 5 2013 - 12:27am -

  66. Hey all! New guy, need some advice!

    with someone. Thank you guys for any advice or help, all of it's greatly appreciated! ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 17 2013 - 4:17pm -

  67. Soldier in Jersey

          Hello all, My name is SFH. I'm a Soldier in the Army Reserves and have ... recently ended my seasonal retail gig. There's no way in hell I'm only worth $12 an hour, and all ... though I love the Army, one weekend a month is all they can afford. Uncle Sam has budgets too... I want ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2016 - 11:13am -

  68. New to WSO. Any older monkeys making a transition?

    and for not using all of the acronyms, and THANK YOU for any input, suggestions, advice you can ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 22 2016 - 4:00am -

  69. Fashion----> Finance (Yep I know)

    many networking events (you all have heard of the fashion/finance thing right? Similar industries, VERY ... different compensation) with analysts at all the bigger firms and at different levels of experience. And ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 15 2015 - 9:31am -

  70. I finished undergrad with a horrendous GPA as a science major, unrealistic aspirations?

    Genetics, Physiology, Microbiology, and Biochemistry. Had to retake those classes all over again and only ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2016 - 8:35pm -

  71. What hope do I have?

          Hello all: I'm glad I found this forum. I am going through a personal ... NEVER held a real long term job. All of my jobs have been Math teaching (NOT in Schools, private ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2016 - 3:18pm -

  72. New user, advice/tips/mentors very welcomed and appreciated!

          Hello everyone hope you are all doing well! I am a new user but a long time ... Today, I finally come to you all for some advice. This might be a little long winded but please bear with ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 25 2015 - 3:10am -

  73. Messi.

          That is all. ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 8 2012 - 12:24am -

  74. Uni student from the UK

    break into management consulting. Would appreciate all the help and advice I can get. Cheers intro ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 6 2015 - 5:48pm -

  75. Greetings from Toronto

    unleash the ambition inside of me. (I am a Leo after all) Anyway, too bad I wasted 4 years of my life ... looking around. Better late than never. I am sure we all have the same goal, and that is to become the ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2016 - 8:39pm -

  76. Christopher Keith

    is why I am here. Thank you all in advance for your help. Have a great day! ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2016 - 10:55am -

  77. I just got fired.

    I worked there for 8 months. I am 25, young, hungry, hard working, and all the other good superlatives, and ... suggested this: leave out my work ex at that finance firm from my resume all together. She has a small ... strategy? (leaving a past employer completely out and erasing from you life all together) 2) Someone in the ...

    56 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2014 - 8:00pm -

  78. From a small city with big dreams

    do everything that it takes. I've already come to terms with all of the disadvantages that ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2015 - 2:36pm -

  79. Career advice coming from TS

    Any insight into all of these questions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. transaction services ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 5 2015 - 10:59am -

  80. Hello. I like finance, but the culture is repulsive?

    more relaxed places exist? Or am I looking for corporate finance? Anyway nice to meet you all! New ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 19 2015 - 10:09am -

  81. Navigating through Bloomberg News Section

    it somewhat difficult to navigate through it all. Is there any methods that you would like to share ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 3 2014 - 12:14am -

  82. DePaul University vs Urbana-Champaign

    much money it is for tuition. As a transfer, All in all, including housing, it will cost me a WHOPPING ... choice in the next coupled days. Thanks all. Depaul ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 12 2015 - 4:22pm -

  83. New Here, Hoping to get an Internship for my Junior Summer

    all the com sci and engineering guys out there) networking IBD ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 10 2015 - 1:20pm -

  84. AF Academy Cadet

    I love reading up on WSO about ways I can plan ahead. I'm jealous of all you "regular" ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 15 2014 - 5:22pm -

  85. Boutique banking in mid market

    is truly worth it. I have read all of the forums stating how intense and pressure filled IB is. ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 3 2015 - 10:45pm -

  86. Hello from a country in africa

          Hello all BR intro newuser ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2015 - 4:24pm -

  87. AMA- I'm an online MBA/MSF Candidate at Kelley

    hit the top 25 on both Businessweek and USN. I also demanded (perhaps not all that wisely) that ... Fuqua's astronomical price tag (not including travel to all of those marvelous places, the pragmatist in ... referred to his work as "I'm sure you're all bored out of your minds reading about ...

    54 comments - 5 silver bananas - Apr 5 2014 - 5:00pm -

  88. Gatorfan's Intro

    I'm interested in a JD, MBA, MSF, or possibly a dual degree. Wanting to gain all the knowledge I can ... from everyone on this site. All advice encouraged! introduction ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 10 2015 - 7:53pm -

  89. MBA Recruiting- IB Associate

          Hello All, I contribute occasionally, but thought I'd make a new ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 16 2014 - 5:49am -

  90. Should I drop my ED agreement for NYU Stern Undergrad? (Moral and financial reasons)

    9 APs, etc but I didn't get any scholarship/grant aid, and all we got were a $67,000 / year price ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2014 - 9:32pm -

  91. IB money Really??

          Hey All, My name is Ryan Abdullah. I am 16 years old and am a prospective ... apply to all target schools for undergrad. I then want to join IB and then switch to HF. I'm not to ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2015 - 3:46pm -

  92. Hello everyone- Junior at Baruch

          Hello all, Name is Mike and I'm a junior at Baruch College. I was an ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 1:13am -

  93. 8 figures on wall street

    and i have a general background on wall street and know the basics but i dont know all the specific ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 8 2014 - 11:52am -

  94. "Where will the Finance Industry be in a decade?"

    become higher and higher. Keep in mind, not all of these predictions will come true, but these are my ... investors. That's all for this week. Feel free to ask questions here or via PM for the column next week. ...

    50 comments - 7 silver bananas - Dec 14 2013 - 2:05pm -

  95. How to leverage a BB Risk Management SA to a Front Office Role?

          Subject says it all. What are the best ways to maneuver a Risk Management ... a greater position after graduation? All comments, experiences, input welcome. 2015 Summer Analyst ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2015 - 2:56pm -

  96. INTRODUCING: 'Ask DickFuld'

    (http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/from-non-tar...) and I'll never get to all of them. Someone had suggested I do a column like Dear Abby, to pay ... I care. For me, losing Lehman Brothers was like losing a child and I'm adopting all of you so I can ... written to help you. Once again, this unselfish act is to show all of you how much I care about regular ...

    84 comments - 4 silver bananas - Dec 4 2013 - 9:56am -

  97. Emory University a non-target? Semi-target?

          Hi all, Long time lurker, first time poster. Attempting to transfer there, ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2014 - 6:50pm -

  98. CFA I- How to study?

    all other suggestions would be greatly appreciated CFA 1 ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2014 - 3:19pm -

  99. Hello from Miami

          Hi all! My Name is Ryan Morrison a junior at Florida International University ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2014 - 12:06pm -

  100. Hi- Studying accounting at Boston College

    jobs. Anyways, it is nice to meet you all! ~ PearMartini ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 4:16am -

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