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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 11 3 years 11 months
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? 8 4 years 11 months
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/ 2 4 years 11 months
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? 2 5 years 2 days
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... 10 5 years 1 month
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... 18 5 years 2 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... 15 5 years 2 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 9 5 years 2 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 37 5 years 4 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 1 5 years 11 months

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xangelofxdeathx: After you draw 4 queens, you...[quote=xangelofxdeathx]After you draw 4 queens, you have 9, not 8, more cards to choose because 4 + 9 = 13 and the problem says we drew 13 cards.[/quote] But you already know the first card is a queen, so you are effectively getting the odds for the remaining twelve. 192 2 weeks 2 days
tandaradei: Toronto: I have taken a...[quote=tandaradei][quote=Toronto]I have taken a probability class and I agree with drex as well[/quote] Oh this is rich. Drexel is actually wrong, jackpot779 is correct.[/quote] Yes, I'm pretty sure jackpot is right. 192 2 weeks 2 days
^ Disagree. If I remember probability correctly...^ Disagree. If I remember probability correctly, that would be the odds of four Queens in a row. Also, you should be multiplying, not adding. He's drawn 13 cards, and already knows the first is a Queen, so the question is what are the odds there are another three Queens in that. Intuitively, I... 192 2 weeks 2 days
<a href=http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/...[quote=SAC]Subject line I use is: "Fellow ________ Alum Seeking Advice"[/quote] Which the OP should modify, as he is not yet an alumni, but it's a good header 211 3 weeks 5 days
I use "Interested in speaking" as my heading most...I use "Interested in speaking" as my heading most of the time, so as to get to the point immediately and avoid wasting their time. Keep it short, I wouldn't go in to specific questions in your first email; a form letter customized with name and firm should be fine. 211 3 weeks 5 days
Assuming it is Disney, which from your initial...Assuming it is Disney, which from your initial description was what it sounded like, and which is probably the most prestigious corp strategy option, that is a very strong option. Bearing in mind you said "Top 5" consulting, I'll assume it's Booz, and Disney is definitely better than Booz. Since... 36 2 months 3 weeks
banker88: Alright I've decided to buy a watch...[quote=banker88]Alright I've decided to buy a watch cause I don't have a dress one, and I may as well for interviews. I like the classic simple look with a leather strap (no heavy chronographs), and am deciding between these three. Opinions please? http://www.amazon.com/Bulova-Black-Tortoise-... 128 2 months 3 weeks
youngmoney: MoneyKingdom: youngmoney: Had...[quote=youngmoney][quote=MoneyKingdom][quote=youngmoney]Had the same issue as you. I had a couple of watches but didn't think Diesel was a good match for Ibanking. With somewhat limited resources, i acquired this from Saks but I think they're out now so here's another link: http://www.bluenile.... 128 2 months 3 weeks
The suit is fine. No one will care if you wear a...The suit is fine. No one will care if you wear a black suit. Just make sure you've gotten it tailored. 157 3 months 4 days
Putz: Haggling is fun but if you're a bleeding...[quote=Putz]Haggling is fun but if you're a bleeding heart the downside is that some poor Chinese kid won't be getting his morning Cheerios.[/quote] Isn't that what makes it fun? 300 6 months 1 week
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