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NYTimes - What Is It About 20-Somethings?This article came to me as a real coincididence especially since I've been tackling this question for close to 24 hrs now. I was at a wedding yesterday when my mother, an old school european, said plainly, "in my time, if you were 25 and not married you were either retarded or diseased". I myself... 4 years 9 months
Funny Spoof - BP Spills CoffeeI had a pretty good laugh... 4 years 11 months
iPhone4 - UnveiledFollow the iPhone 4 updates currently being unveiled @ endgaget... This thing is amazing, so excited to have it come out. http://www.engadget.com/2010/06/07/steve-jobs-live-from-wwdc-2010/?sort=newest... 4 years 11 months
"Stimulus Surprise: Companies Retrench When...Through a relationship I established a number of years back with a Gold / Treasury analyst (old guy, tracking both since the early 60s), I've developed a strong set of views on government spending programs and their real effects on growth: Public Spend Crowds out the Private Sector. To boil it... 4 years 11 months
White Gang BangersThe write-up not so much, but the picture is worth cracking up on the forum about: http://urbangrounds.com/2008/01/white-gang-bangers/ 5 years 3 days
Collapse of Complex Societes - A Good ReadI think this book is a little outdated, maybe a bit academical, but is one of the greatest in analyzing the collapse of complex societies and even more importantly, relevant for today's economic woes. Simply titled "The Collapse of Complex Socieities by Joseph Tainter", I believe it was... 5 years 1 week
Abacus Marketing Material - GoldmanFor those who haven't seen them, you be the judge: http://documents.nytimes.com/goldman-mortgage-document 5 years 1 week
Funny Stuff - Lawyer JokesFunny Stuff... These are from a book called ' Disorder in the American Courts ' , and are things people actually said in court, word for word , taken down and now published by court reporters who had the torment of staying calm while these exchanges were actually taking place ATTORNEY: Are... 5 years 2 weeks
Death of Capital - MUST READ!This is an extremely well written op-ed piece (intro by John Mauldin, body by Michael Lewitt). An extract from the body which in economic terms really cuts down to the fundementals and is something I think is EXTREMLEY relevant to the superficial ideology that floats around this board. [... 5 years 2 weeks
A 51st State Could Be Possible[quote] The House on Thursday approved legislation that could set in motion changes in Puerto Rico's 112-year relationship with the United States, including a transition to statehood or independence. [/quote] [quote] the Puerto Rican government would be authorized to conduct a second vote and... 5 years 1 month

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Columbia vs Chicago MBA (Booth)Look, you can't go wrong with either. It's a question of fit. Surprisingly, the recruiting process is a bit representative of the student body. CBS students are more likely to network on their own time, with alumni or others. Boothies rely HEAVILY on the on campus recruiting. I'm not saying all do... 1 year 1 week
Columbia vs Chicago MBA (Booth)I'll put in my two cents on the topic. For full disclosure, I got accepted to both and attended both Welcome Weekends. In my opinion, Columbia has an edge, for the following reasons. Recruiting Everyone who goes to Booth tells you that people who want Boothies come to campus to recruit. As a... 1 year 1 week
Has Booth clearly surpassed Columbia/Kellogg/...AQR Capital Management is an investment management firm founded in 1998 by former Goldman Sachs portfolio manager Clifford S. Asness along with partners David Kabiller, John Liew and Robert Krail (all also from Goldman). [Asness] graduated from the Management... 1 year 2 months
Do's and Don'ts of WSO. part 1I'm posting 100x less these days because the topics just aren't interesting anymore... it's the same regurgitation of questions in a different form, everytime... 4 years 6 months
Secondary Private Equity PE[quote=tubs]im guessing your interview is with Lexington Partners? If you are trying to break into PE, then id pass. PE firms generally hate secondaries. hope that answers your question. that being said, FoFs and Secondaries AUM per Partner is compelling despite their lower fee structure.[/... 4 years 7 months
Secondary Private Equity PEThey're called Secondaries, not Secondary Private Equity... Secondary Private Equity is Secondary Buyouts which is totally different than secondaries... 4 years 7 months
How much do YOU spend when going out?HA I drop $60 on a round of shots... BALLER! 4 years 7 months
AXA Private Equityyou mean their secondaries business? 4 years 7 months
AXA Private Equitywhat team? 4 years 7 months
EPIC -- ONE WORD AND ONE WORD ONLY -- DESCRIBE..."MidasMulliganMagoo", by that I mean "caca" 4 years 7 months