- BlackBerry Classic- Back to the roots
Guys, what do you think of the new BlackBerry classic? It's basically an improved Bold and is obviously aimed for business users. I'm not a big iPhone fan anymore and wonder whether this might be a nice workphone.. Thoughts? ...
Forum topic - above_and_beyond - Dec 20 2014 - 1:44am - 8 comments
- What is something productive to learn while in high school? (Financial modeling)
I am bored, and I would like to play around with financial modeling. I found some great powerpoints and videos on DCF and DCF analysis, but I would like to know what else I could be learning in my free time. Links or suggested resources would be greatly ...
Forum topic - Marginal Benefit - Dec 17 2014 - 3:03am - 58 comments
- Christmas Is Around the corner; how are you all spoiling yourselves this holiday season?
Christmas is approaching, and I usually like to spoil myself by treating myself to something nice. Im not sure what I want to get yet, but I am curious to what others purchase for themselves. Enjoy your holidays monkeys! ...
Forum topic - ThomasCambria - Dec 13 2014 - 8:00pm - 53 comments
- Switching to a Macbook for work?
I am going to make a move out of PE for a while to work for a start-up (who doesn't nowadays right?), and face the decision whether to choose a Macbook (air or pro) or a Windows ultrabook as my new tool of the trade. This would be the 1 computer used ...
Forum topic - John D. Peckerson - Dec 14 2014 - 4:00am - 29 comments
- Coming out of the closet--I don't drink
I started my IB analyst stint and I've attended these events where everyone would be drinking. I choose not to for my own reasons, but it feels so very awkward that I don't. I know that a huge part of advancement in finance involves being able to ...
Forum topic - ad Gladium - Dec 13 2014 - 11:00am - 99 comments
- Nominations for WSO member of the year
Get your nominations in, voting starts next week! Also, what other categories should we have a vote on? e.g. Forum post of the year, etc etc ...
Forum topic - AndyLouis - Dec 14 2014 - 1:00am - 27 comments
- Has anyone ever left NYC?
I left NYC for Houston a few months ago for a new gig and pretty substantial (30%) pay bump. I love my new job, but am fairly miserable in Houston, and miss the ever living shit out of New York. Am I crazy to already seriously be contemplating moving back? ...
Forum topic - Mr. Bob Dobalina - Dec 13 2014 - 2:32am - 24 comments
- Heavy boozing to moderate boozing?
Well guys, I think I am starting to realize that going through 10+ liters of Bombay Sapphire per week is probably not producing the best outcomes for me. Has anyone here ever gone from heavy drinker to moderate drinker? If so, how? I would like to be able ...
Forum topic - DickFuld - Dec 11 2014 - 8:00am - 95 comments
- Why Motivational Speakers Don't Work
One of the most common practices at corporate meetings is to invite a motivational speaker to present to the assembled businesspeople. The idea seems reasonable. Have someone with a compelling story and great speaking skills fire up the audience and ...
Forum topic - Dr. Jim Taylor - Dec 11 2014 - 2:00pm - 14 comments
- 20% Down on a Home? Try 3%.
From the LA Times: [quote=LA Times]Hoping to broaden the pool of home buyers and boost the real estate market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are launching mortgage programs with down payments as low as 3%.The move, targeting buyers with good credit but little ...
Forum topic - crackjack - Dec 11 2014 - 10:40am - 14 comments