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Int'l comp, Quote PMsTwo things: 1) Is there a way to turn off PMs when you're quoted in a thread? 2) When filling out comp data, it won't accept foreign locations because it forces a province/state 3 years 1 month
The Secret Sharerhttp://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2011/05/23/110523fa_fact_mayer?currentPage=all So, to the New Yorker's question: is Thomas Drake an enemy of the state? 4 years 1 month
Mapping Out the U.S. Debt ProblemI thought this chart from the Atlantic on the sources of the Federal debt was quite informative and interesting. http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/05/chart-of-the-day-mapping-out-the-us-debt-problem/238275/ 4 years 1 month
Mod specific - block function gonePatrick, I went to ban a spammer today, but couldn't find the edit function to do so when I accessed their profile. Is that function disabled for mods? 4 years 2 months
Best credit card - UK EditionThe "what credit card do you use" thread (http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/what-credit-card-do-you-use) inspired me to ask a similar question for those based in London. I personally carry an AmEx Preferred Rewards Gold, and use my HSBC debit card where that is not accepted. I also carry an... 4 years 3 months
Mary Meeker's USA, Inc. ReportBasic Summary of America's Financial Statements This is an extensive report by Mary Meeker (currently with Kleiner Perkins, formerly with Morgan Stanley), on the fiscal condition of the USA. I haven't read through the whole thing yet, but what I have read is very good. Both the summary and full... 4 years 4 months
Krugman on HoursKrugman is annoying and boring to read, but is still a good (or at least respected) economist so I keep his blog on my RSS, and saw this article from a few days ago that brought up some interesting data points about hours worked and income (thankfully without editorial), which I figured would... 4 years 4 months
Quote errorWhen I try to use the button at the bottom of a post to quote in reply, I am directed to a link that is: http://user/register%3Fdestination%3D I am running Chrome 9.0 on a Mac 4 years 4 months
Assange is going to jailSeems Julian may soon be getting what he so richly deserves http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/europe/12/07/uk.wikileaks.investigation/index.html?hpt=T1 4 years 6 months
Connect the dots....http://eu.techcrunch.com/2010/05/24/tony-blair-turns-vc-joins-silicon-valley-firm-firm-as-a-senior-adviser/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZEav9A801A 5 years 1 month

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What's your favorite finance related book? The Little Book That Still Beats The Market 7 months 2 weeks
Drinking on The JobWhen I worked at a UK BB in IBD I'd drink copiously on the job. Beers at lunch were routine, and sometimes on slow summer days I'd get wasted at lunch and say "fuck it" and go home. I also kept several bottles of whiskey in my desk and would pour myself and coworkers some once it got late. When... 1 year 7 months
Getting A Decent E-mailUse periods, dashes, underscores, whole middle name - something should be available on gmail. 1 year 9 months
SACRIFICED CAREER FOR HELL OF A CAUSEWhere the fuck is the tl;dr? 1 year 9 months
17 Year Old Sells Startup to Yahoo for $30 Million[quote=mb666]This is awesome. I use Summly everyday... download the stories and quickly flip through them on the subway. I don't even know of any competitors (not that I have searched for them). Congrats to this kid. Some skill and a lot of luck paid off. Everyone should try to expose themselves... 2 years 3 months
17 Year Old Sells Startup to Yahoo for $30 Million[quote=UBmonkey]Nice job bashing him all...really kudos. Well, first of all, it's not a big deal per se. It's just an acqui-hire (or maybe a tech + partial acqui-hire?). They are shutting down the app. By definition, that means it's just an acqui-hire. So not a big deal in isolation. Who... 2 years 3 months
fees at bridgewaterNo performance, management fees under 50bps depending on investment size. Source: http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Popups/PrintArticle.aspx?ArticleID=2775995 The PA's teachers fund is paying 0.37%. Source: http://www.psers.state.pa.us/content/board/resolutions/2010/tab35combined.pdf 2 years 4 months
Does it matter what undergrad school you went to...Yes. A) It is basic pre-selection, B) Masters programs are much easier to get in to, C) If you were good you would have gotten a job out of undergrad 2 years 4 months
Due Diligence m&aDepends. GS is actually being sued over this right now. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/business/goldman-sachs-and-a-sale-gone-horribly-awry.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 2 years 4 months
WSO Public Resume Review System (Free) or WSO...Loving the elementary school shout-out... that's good hustle 2 years 10 months