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Charles Tyrwhitt shirts and suits LivingSocial...Hey everyone- thrifty IlliniProgrammer here. I know it's that time of year where new analysts are still sort of stocking up on suits and shirts, so I figured I'd share this deal, which isn't quite the cheapest I've seen Charles Tyrwhitt, but is pretty close: (link inside the post) Tyrwhitt is... 2 months 3 weeks
Chicago WSO Meetup - 2/19/2015 Who: Financial Professionals and College Students of Drinking Age What: WSO Meetup! Where: Sweetwater Tavern, 225 North Michigan Avenue at Water Street (between the River and Grant Park) When: 6:30 PM 2/19/2015 (Thursday) Why: Meet your fellow primates. Also, because Cries has... 9 months 1 week
Chicago WSO Meetup coming up!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 there: Ask the host... 6 months 1 week
The Midwest MBA SceneMod Note: This post was originally a comment in the discussion "Best Midwest MBA for Value" Kellogg should also be under as serious consideration as Booth, especially if tuition is a factor. Kellogg often gives students credit for courses already taken- it's the only M7 I know of that does this... 1 year 1 month
Personal Finance Part 1: Credit Card Hacking (the...Last week, @"onemanwolfpack" went over some travel hacks and discussed how he uses credit card points and airline miles to get free airfare. Being the frugal guy on WSO, I figured I would follow up with how I save money using rewards credit cards. NOTE: this strategy only works if you pay off... 1 year 3 months
ParagraphsHello, . WSO recently eliminated the use of paragraphs in replies. If I hit return twice, WSO only honors a single *Enter*. I don't get a blank line for easy-to-read paragraphs. . Yes; I am a CS major; I am aware there is a paragraph html tag. People should not have to learn LaTeX or HTML to... 1 year 5 months
WSO SCUBA diving meetup- NYC Area?Hi everyone, I've wanted to get some diving in at Dutch Springs before leaving the NYC area for good and I figured we might be able to find some dive buddies here. If you are certified (at least for Open Water Diving), would anyone be interested in meeting up for some diving at Dutch Springs... 1 year 6 months
Columbia EMBAHey folks. One of my old friends from quant analytics at the bank I used to work for is interested in getting an MBA and eventually heading over to a consulting firm. He is having some trouble getting into FT MBA programs due to a really weak undergrad, but he's gotten an in at Columbia EMBA... 2 years 4 weeks
Site issues- WSO cachingHas anyone else been noticing that your recent posts are getting updated something on the order of once an hour? That if you post in a new thread, it sometimes doesn't show up immediately? That if you view a thread you've posted in, the recent indicator doesn't change? Patrick, can you... 2 years 1 month
A Plea For Common SenseDear Tea Party Congressional Representatives, In 2010, a group of conservative, libertarian and populist voters revolted against a consortium of moderate Democrats and Republicans who had slowly been chipping away at the rights of everyday individuals for roughly twenty five years. They were... 2 years 1 month


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undefined: Quants are not taking over anything....[quote="undefined"]Quants are not taking over anything. The two businesses are fundamentally different.Quants are there to take advantage of short term movements and statistical factors. Computers have shown effectively no skill in investing over the longer time frames (quarters to years) that real... 15 min 54 sec
Next time tell her she speaks great English for a...Next time tell her she speaks great English for a Swede. 1 hour 5 min
You'd be surprised how many you find at a big...You'd be surprised how many you find at a big four firm. $60-70K/year your first year, outside NYC, for 50 hours/week, with a path to an M7 MBA, is not a horrible alternative to MM research or S&T. 3 days 6 hours
I'd echo what rrajesva said. Look, you're...I'd echo what rrajesva said. Look, you're graduating with a 3.6 GPA from one of the best Accy schools in the country- a school that competes with and beats Wharton on Big Four offers to applicants and CPA pass rates. And you paid one quarter the price, too. Smart businessman. That said, a 3.... 3 days 22 hours
undefined: I spent about 600 euro (about 700$ at...[quote="undefined"]I spent about 600 euro (about 700$ at that time) for my first suit because it was at the end of the season and I got a 25% discount. Better to invest a bit more than to buy something cheap. Your suit will be your second skin. You should approach it from this perspective. For... 5 days 4 hours
Not sure if you're aiming for the US or Europe,...Not sure if you're aiming for the US or Europe, but Bocconi is a little more recognizeable in the US. It's not Oxbridge, but smart Americans in finance will recognize it. 5 days 19 hours
I am deliberately keeping this vague, but I felt...I am deliberately keeping this vague, but I felt a public response (in addition to my PM) would be constructive for you, the other people who might want to help you, and other people who read this post later. You didn't rail against affirmative action. You didn't insult anyone. You didn't... 1 week 6 days
I just sent a dumb email by accident a few days...I just sent a dumb email by accident a few days ago. (non business related) I can empathize. Although I'm a quant research guy so I can't relate to your exact business situation too much. Feel free to send it to me. 1 week 6 days
Strange...Strange... 2 weeks 1 day
undefined: Serious question: is your honda for...[quote="undefined"]Serious question: is your honda for sale?[/quote] Nope. Need it to tow the trailer for the trike. In all seriousness, I've always advocated spending time and capital on outdoorsy stuff. And I talk about my hang glider almost as much as I talk about my rusty Honda and PBR.... 2 weeks 1 day
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