| Life after Investment BankingMod Note: Throwback Thursday: this post originally went up 4/25/12
Like a majority of people who are on this website, I used to come on here and write bullshit about a life partly my own, partly fantasy. I'm now going to uncloak the anonymous man and tell you my story.
My name is Stephen...|| 5 months 2 weeks|
| Leaving Banking. Fold.When I was in banking, I lost nearly £17,000 spread betting on the Goldman Sachs SEC trial. I lost another gut wrenching chunk of money in Vegas playing poker with the big boys. Sucks right? But "life is long, I'll win it back".
And so I went on, and yes, from time to time I also made healthy...|| 2 years 7 months|
| Why bother being good?WHY BOTHER BEING GOOD?
Everyday the newspaper tells the same depressing stories. Youth crime, corporate tax-avoidance, dishonest lawyers, selfish bankers, mass genocide, needless wars, countless violent acts of extreme hatred, rape, oppression and corruption, right down to the cheating...|| 2 years 8 months|
| The Music VideoIt's been an incredible year since leaving IB, just wanted to say thanks to all those who have messaged me and share the latest vid, happy new year folks!|| 2 years 10 months|
| Summer Video. Have a good weekend!Hey.. New video for you guys if interested.
It's a video of my last 9 months, recorded on iPhone, over a piano cover I've done of the #1 UK dance track. Hope you like!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IXWBDRby3o&feature=plcp|| 3 years 5 months|
| Life after Investment Banking, part 2I just wanted to reply to a few of the comments on my first post... http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/life-after-investment-banking
1. I don't know what else I could do
The picture on this post is an entry I wrote in my journal one hour after walking of the door of the bank.
You don't...|| 3 years 7 months|
| leaving IB, next steps...I'm confused.
I used to post on here a couple of years ago, most of what I posted was bullsh*t. The truth is I was in my final year at university, I'd just done an internship, wasn't sure how I felt about it as a prospective life, and I wanted to play banker on the internet to test the water a...|| 4 years 7 months|
| bullshit breakdown (for prospective monkeys)Breaking down the bullshit for the prospective monkeys! Any questions, feel free to ask on here on PM me.
Department: IBD at a major BB, London office
Number of girls that I've managed to sleep with as a direct result of working at a bank: 0 (got with 1 - she worked in IBD and wouldn't put...|| 5 years 6 months|
| Goldman share priceWhen the SEC announcement came on the 16th, I thought the market overreacted.
Monday morning, I got my spread bet account and started buying goldman - confident that the fundamentals of the business were sound.
Amazingly they had a rocky week - despite posting huge profits - well, fuck it,...|| 5 years 7 months|
| unhappinessAt the age of 4 I told everyone I wanted to be rich and everyone believed I would be. I had visions of success - though its been so long, I forget what they were exactly - just a golden haze.
I've always worked hard. Well, actually, I've always worked smart - working hard when I need to, and...|| 5 years 7 months|