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Aleksey Vayner reported dead From Ivygate: "Aleksey Vayner, the Yale graduate who became famous for a video résumé titled “Impossible is Nothing,” has died, according to several sources. An email sent by a friend of... 3 years 3 weeks
Spam at critical levels...At the moment, only 1 of the posts that I'm seeing listed under "Forum Topics" on the right hand side is NOT spam about insurance. Can we get these deleted/IP-ban the users/etc? Have been flagging everything as I see it but there's just so much... 3 years 2 months
Canada Eliminates the Penny - What does it Mean?So, Canada decided today to remove the penny from circulation... Should the U.S. do the same? What would some non-obvious effects be? I was reading an interesting article in Barron's... 3 years 10 months
New iPad to Be Sold at Wal-Mart First Apple is apparently going to start selling the new iPad in Wal-Mart stores starting at midnight tonight, 8 hours ahead of Apple stores opening tomorrow. Has Apple ever done something... 3 years 11 months
Timeline for FT RecruitingHey all, I'm currently a junior looking to do IBD full-time. I got an IBD SA spot at my ideal bank for the summer, and the firm has a relatively good conversion rate. I have the opportunity to do a study abroad experience this coming fall (my senior year) and was wondering how risky it would... 3 years 11 months
SAs on the FB IPO?Hey WSO, So I know that Facebook just filed their IPO paperwork, and the offering is "expected to be completed in May." This would mean that SAs at MS/JPM/GS in TMT groups wouldn't have any exposure to the deal, assuming a June start date, right? Or is there typically follow-up work/other... 4 years 1 week
HK IBD Intern Recruiting Schedule?Hey All, So last year, as far as I'm aware, most first-round phone interviews for BB banks in Hong Kong happened early January (with in-person interviews happening in mid or late January). This year I understand that many of the banks moved their recruiting cycle earlier. I've heard word that... 4 years 2 months
Google buys Motorola MobilityJust in that Google is buying Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion... Definitely a game-changer for the mobile space; It'll be fascinating to see how this plays out. How do people think this might impact HTC, Samsung, and others? I use an iPhone myself, but look forward to seeing what Google has... 4 years 6 months
Goldman Sachs Asia Growth Markets WorkshopHey WSOers, Anyone know about the Goldman Sachs Asia Growth Markets Workshop taking place in May? Has anyone here gone before? It seems like it might be new since I haven't been able to find anything else about it online. Who else from here is going? 4 years 9 months
Which Combination of Desks for S&T InternshipHey guys, looking to get some advice with the desk selection process for my trading internship this summer. It's my first time going through with this, and I don't have much experience, so I apologize in advance if this is a dumb question or if I don't make sense. HR has asked which asset... 4 years 10 months


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Welcome to the site!Welcome to the site! 2 years 2 weeks
Citi has been around in HK longer/think it has a...Citi has been around in HK longer/think it has a better name there 2 years 3 weeks
Everyone's story/experience is different, I'm...Everyone's story/experience is different, I'm sure it's happened. Networking can indeed be powerful if done effectively (or if one is lucky and already has valuable pre-existing connections). 2 years 3 weeks
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They'll just have you book the flight through...They'll just have you book the flight through some online system or over the phone, through the firm's travel agency. You wouldn't have to explain anything to HR and you don't have to give them any particular reason for why you want to book your flight the day after. 2 years 1 month
I don't think it would draw questions... and...I don't think it would draw questions... and anyways, in just one sentence you already explained it well enough. I think you're fine and overthinking it. 2 years 1 month
strategybird: There IS a chance that you do the...[quote=strategybird]There IS a chance that you do the Fulbright, blow all your interviews, and end up unemployed, but I think it's pretty small, like 10-20%, and the upside you're getting from that risk is disproportionately large. Good luck![/quote] Personally, I think it's less than 10-20... 2 years 1 month
UFOinsider: Keep you head high, your stats are...[quote=UFOinsider]Keep you head high, your stats are good. You simply didn't know how things worked. Get yourself into a job, ANY job you can and apply for masters in finance programs. I would tell you to network, but the reality is that resetting your recruitment options is far more effient and... 2 years 1 month
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