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Getting B-School Recommendations Years in AdvanceHey everybody, So I have a quick logistics question regarding B-School recommendations and wanted to see if there was a standard protocol on how I should go about this. I am finishing out my analyst program at a strong group and feel like I'm in really good standing with all the senior... 1 year 10 months
Bitcoin Will Explode This Weekend; or How I Got...Was initially going to post this as a response in @TheKing's excellent introduction to Bitcoin but figured a bumped thread would generate less discussion than a fresh one. Here's my call for the week: BTC is at ~$950 (via Mt.Gox, Coinbase) right now (Wednesday morning), but will break $1,200... 2 years 2 months
For Those Who Missed It: House of Lies Season 2...Just in case this didn't pop up on your radars, House of Lies started its second season tonight. Looks like this season's going to be largely in Vegas, should be cray cray. Enjoy 3 years 3 weeks
NSFW Models 'n Bottles #2Since user mikeswim was nice enough to create such a thought provoking, intelligent, and relevant post on finance lifestyle, I thought I'd follow suit and share some of my own photos of models in bottles. Hope it inspires the same high-quality discussion as episode 1. Enjoy the rest of your... 3 years 3 weeks
Bill Ackman: Everything You Need to Know About...Excellent video from BigThinks for all you n00b chimps and for all you more experienced monkeys that need something to explain what you do to all your chimp friends. Enjoy. (Also, be thankful that it's not Einhorn's creepy little girl voice giving the 45 minute lecture.) William Ackman:... 3 years 2 months
Just Updated Resume, Please HelpHey WSO, I just updated my resume and wanted to get some second, third (etc.) eyes on it. Please let me know what you guys think. Thanks, NR 3 years 1 month
Facebook Roadshow MaterialsNot sure this has been posted yet, but roadshow materials are now available from FB's roadshow. Roadshow site & Video Prospectus [TechCrunch] Facebook IPO Prospectus 3 years 9 months
Warren Buffett Diagnosed With Prostate CancerWe might not always agree with his politics, but a glorious mind should be respected regardless of whether or not it agrees with yours. This is sad news, but he should be okay. Let's hope the experts remain bullish on his health. 3 years 9 months
The Rainmakers Behind The Top 10 M&A Fees in...I recently came across an article in the January 2012 issue of Institutional Investor that had in depth profiles of 2011's top deal fees and their driving forces. Unfortunately, I can't reproduce the article, but think it's still incredibly valuable to share the list. I think that too often a... 3 years 10 months
Apple to Issue Dividends, Repurchase $10B of...Hot off of this morning's conference call, it looks like they're gonna kick some of that cash mountain back to shareholders. Thoughts? What will aapl finish at today (currently up ~2.2%)? Are you long on aapl / will it reach $1,000? From Chris Velazco of ...Tim Cook notes that... 3 years 10 months


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Mega Fund (KKR, Blackstone, Apollo, TPG, etc.)Mega Fund (KKR, Blackstone, Apollo, TPG, etc.) 3 months 2 weeks
Local Motors Rally Fighter + 2019 Tesla RoadsterLocal Motors Rally Fighter + 2019 Tesla Roadster 4 months 4 days
A post so good it brought me back from the dead...A post so good it brought me back from the dead. Particularly enjoyed #s 1-3. Funny we have basically the exact opposite problem to number 2 here in Silicon Valley, so many people that think they're the oddball contrarian that the "contrarian" position often becomes the dominant meme in the echo... 5 months 3 weeks
Quaneaser: This is probably the best thread of...[quote=Quaneaser]This is probably the best thread of I've seen on this site about this topic: Specifically I've always liked @Nouveau Richie's post and breakout: Bulge Bracket: GS, MS, JPM, Barclays, CS, DB, Citi, BAML, UBS Tier-2... 1 year 3 months
This methodology has some pretty serious holes...This methodology has some pretty serious holes and it really starts to show when you look at some of the other categories. RISD is 11th for Design? USC is 19th for Media? Stanford is 9th for regular Software Development? BYU isn't even on the Accounting list? I typically enjoy when you can... 1 year 4 months
N96k2q2NVy: Very true :) But in my first...[quote=N96k2q2NVy]Very true :) But in my first interview at an IB I had a 3 Page resume and every person there gave me shit about it :) Next Interview 1 PAGE![/quote] 1 year 4 months
Ambani: Not a bad question. Would reach out to...[quote=Ambani]Not a bad question. Would reach out to the HR. [/quote] Yes, it is actually a bad question, incoming analyst. OP, you have no legal employment status between your SA and FT contracts, unless they're paying you a salary while you go through your senior year, it would be super... 1 year 5 months
adapt or die: RepThyBananas: Interesting, what...[quote=adapt or die] RepThyBananas: Interesting, what are some other examples of sneaky hot chicks? I think I would put these bad bitches in that bucket: Casey Anthony Amanda Knox Jodi Arias[/quote] 1 year 5 months
cujo.cabbie: Nouveau Richie: 1.) If you tell...[quote=cujo.cabbie] Nouveau Richie: 1.) If you tell me that you're hoping to get an internship at one of those places so that you can leverage the experience for Junior Year IB recruiting, I'mma cut you. 2.) "Google / Microsoft / Apple / Facebook" are totally not on the same tier. This is... 1 year 5 months
deferredcomp: No OpenTable? LSI? how...[quote=deferredcomp]No OpenTable? LSI? how do you define "consequential"? Also - tough to ding Qatalyst for deals that had no real banker involvement at all - which is a lot of those you list. They're doing just fine.[/quote] That's a fair point, the deals listed here were literally... 1 year 5 months
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