- Chicago WSO Meetup, Thurs Nov. 20th- 6:30 PM
Who: Finance professionals and college students of drinking age. What: A WSO Meetup Where: Sweetwater Tavern, 225 N Michigan Ave. (Between Grant Park and the River) When: Thurs. Nov 20th, 6:30-8:30 PM Why: Meet your fellow primates. What to do when you get ...
Forum topic - IlliniProgrammer - Nov 20 2014 - 7:23am - 40 comments
- Economists are Irrational!
I read an article some time ago by the Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman in which he described the renewed battle between so-called freshwater economists (so named because they are largely based at the University of Chicago and other Midwestern ...
Forum topic - Dr. Jim Taylor - Nov 17 2014 - 4:00am - 20 comments
- What kind of cars do you apes drive
I drive a 2007 Audi A4. ...
Forum topic - Buyorsell - Nov 15 2014 - 11:00am - 91 comments
- If you could have a law pertaining to the finance industry repealed, which are you hatcheting?
I have an assignment to write a paper on a law that should be repealed, so I was wondering if you guys had any good ones in mind. I would prefer laws regarding finance. Many thanks and best regards. ...
Forum topic - Marginal Benefit - Nov 16 2014 - 4:00am - 24 comments
- Working relationships
I've been in my job for 3 months and have received positive feedback from my manager about my performance. I currently put 99% into my work and 1% into building relationships with the department. I would not say I isolate myself, rather, I keep ...
Forum topic - finanon - Nov 15 2014 - 2:00pm - 11 comments
- Is the trust economy the start of the downfall of Wall Street?
The guys behind Aspiration think it can. They are basically creating pooled funds to buy into hedge funds, O&G exploration, and other accredited investments. Sound like a traditional mutual fund? Well the difference is these guys are taking 0% ...
Forum topic - heister - Nov 13 2014 - 9:05pm - 17 comments
- What is the purpose of equal opportunity questionnaires?
I get the fact that companies have reporting requirements they need to meet but are these truly kept separate from job applications? Should someone fill one out with every job application? Did you? I essentially ignored these voluntary questionnaires since ...
Forum topic - FinanceBrah - Nov 13 2014 - 1:12am - 33 comments
- If you could live anywhere in the world- where would you choose?
Just out of sheer curiosity, if you could live anywhere in the world, and money wasn't an issue, where would it be and why? I've always fantasized about living in Sydney. I love the ocean, and the climate was perfect when I was lucky enough to ...
Forum topic - FinanceGuy15 - Nov 12 2014 - 4:17am - 68 comments
- What's the culture like at your firm (or in your group)?
I work at an HFT shop, and while everyone there typically has some sort of engineering/math/programming background, it's still an extremely bro environment. Dick jokes, beer talk, partial differential equations, etc. What's the culture like where ...
Forum topic - MIZHFT - Nov 12 2014 - 2:24am - 13 comments
- Eating to gain weight
Dumb question, but figure some of you monkeys might be able to help me out: I can't keep on weight. Lift ~4x/week, heavy, compound exercises, and don't even think about cardio. Crush protein shakes and creatine after workouts. Varsity athlete all ...
Forum topic - copecre - Nov 9 2014 - 1:00am - 45 comments