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Einhorn does it againMan, Einhorn is on a roll. Two weeks after presenting CMG as a short, the stock takes a nose dive today. Down ~12% after-hours after missing analyst earnings forecasts. Anyone else ready to tag-along on all Einhorn shorts in the future? 3 years 3 months
Borat's Broker - Best Analyst Covering...This is awesome. [Quote] At 24, Abdikarimov only tracked regional mining companies, but he figured that fundamental financial analysis would basically be the same for a social... 3 years 5 months
Be nice WSO - especially if you are in Arizona'Annoying, Offending' Language Online Would Be Crime Under Arizona Bill If this bill passes, definitely stay out of Arizona. How many criminal acts have been committed on WSO already? 3 years 10 months
The Entrepreneur State - Safety Nets for StartupsFull Article: "Here's a new framework for competitiveness: What if the law were biased, not toward the oil and gas industry or the cotton farmers, but to the... 3 years 11 months
Liberal-Arts Failure Is Wall Street’s GainExplanation for why Ivies feed Wall Street - because the smart kids there are too incompetent and lack the skills to do anything else but continue to apply for for jobs that will teach actual skills. What do you think WSO? Fact or fiction? "In effect, Wall Street -- like a few other... 3 years 11 months
Trickle down economicsTo build on a previous posting around a flat tax system for individual income, I wanted to continue the conversation further on how a flat tax may or may not jumpstart economic growth. Further, I wanted to tie this with another on-going topic, the OWS protest against the 1%. Consider the... 4 years 3 months
Obama should consider a new career Betcha LEH or AIG woulda loved to have that ability. 7 years 4 months
LSE Study Abroad?Has anyone done the 1-year study abroad at LSE? Is it worth it to do it during senior year, in terms of academics and recruiting? Thanks! 8 years 9 months
Best groups list for ERWas wondering if anyone had any inkling of what are the best groups to be in for ER. I know there is the II rankings, but what about in terms of prestige, exit ops, etc? Best banks or industries? Etc? 8 years 10 months
Investment bankers made by circumstance? Let's hope bull market sticks around for another couple of years? 8 years 10 months


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Lets not forget public universities are...Lets not forget public universities are subsidized by taxpayer money, they can offer lower sticker prices because of the appropriations from the government. So end of the day, taxpayers are still subsidizing students at state universities, only its direct to the university and the student has lower... 2 years 6 months
Let's just agree that the corporate management...Let's just agree that the corporate management and investor class can enforce the current wage levels given the state of the labor market, and even if a company could increase employee wages at the cost of a few points of profit margin, no sane management team / investor would sacrifice their bonus... 2 years 6 months
Not in Florida. You are supposed to stand your...Not in Florida. You are supposed to stand your ground. 2 years 6 months
I'll second duff's comments, all of my PE-backed...I'll second duff's comments, all of my PE-backed portfolio companies (ranging from $15 to $100+ revenue), had CFOs. At that size company, the CFO is the number #2 guy and HAS to be the numbers gut. I found the difference between a performing and underperforming investment can be typically traced... 2 years 6 months
If I'm a black guy in Florida, my first reaction...If I'm a black guy in Florida, my first reaction is to buy a bullet proof vest and a gun. Moral of the story is to be the guy alive at the end so you can shape the story for the legal proceedings afterwards. I mean, from a "stand your ground" perspective, can't every black guy be justified in... 2 years 6 months
NorthSider: Everyone defending Google's...[quote=NorthSider] Everyone defending Google's viewpoint here is employing the absurd straw man that banks are just extending offers linearly (or perhaps exponentially) based on GPA. That's just not the case. The overwhelming majority of people who receive IB offers are screened using behavioral... 2 years 7 months
Do I agree that GPA has no predictive accuracy...Do I agree that GPA has no predictive accuracy for job performance? Absolutely. Being a good student has nothing to do with being a good banker, consultant, engineer, salesperson, manager, or any number of real world jobs. When was the last time to you had a multiple choice test at work or wrote an... 2 years 7 months
Yes for McK. Always M-Th travel. Rare to stay for...Yes for McK. Always M-Th travel. Rare to stay for weekend unless you volunteer to do so (trade the flight home for free hotel stay and covered meals) McK doesn't differentiate between pre- and post-MBA in terms of staffing. 2 years 8 months
As a native Chinese speaker who grew up in the...As a native Chinese speaker who grew up in the states, I am in the opinion there is no professional value in learning Chinese as a non-Chinese person. There a couple reasons why: 1. Immense difficulty to learn. As many have mentioned, Chinese does not have an alphabet system, and is essentially... 2 years 8 months
Personally, everyone of those kids are idiots for...Personally, everyone of those kids are idiots for mixing work with personal social media. I don't care how many followers you have or how much your mom wants to see your cubicle - your work for a professional services firm and your reputation is all you have. If I were a FT analyst or associate at... 2 years 8 months
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