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55x price hike on "Essential Medication...Turing Pharmaceuticals, led by former hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli, upped the price of Daraprim from $13.50 to $750 per pill after acquiring the marketing rights. Not surprisingly, this instantly made him "the most hated man on the internet / in the world" on Twitter, etc., with his use of... 86 7 months 5 days
Financial metrics in the car-rental industry?Fellow monkeys, While operating KPIs are straight-forward (utilization %-age, rental duration, rentals/car, $/rental, daily $/rental), I struggle with identifying what the most common financial metrics are for comparison within the industry. ("financial" meaning financial statement derived... 1 1 year 4 months
Braverman busted for Insider TradingDimitry Braverman, that is... "Dimitry Braverman, 41, pleaded guilty in New York federal court to one count of securities fraud, two years after another Wilson Sonsini employee, attorney Matthew Kluger, received the longest insider trading prison sentence in history in a separate case in New... 2 1 year 5 months
A Conference Call in Real LifeThey nailed it. This is exactly why I hate calls. They're almost always like this. 2 2 years 3 months
Still lacking Chritmas gift ideas?Let ZIP the monkey share his wisdom with you... 2 years 4 months
Where did all the groups go?Hi WSO-Team, "My Groups" no longer appears when hovering over the Groups button in the toolbar. leaves me at "page not found". What's wrong? Thx MinA 1 2 years 4 months
Meanwhile, in Australia...While I held the belief that the U.S. leads the world in people attempting to sue for abstruse compensation claims, down under seems to have a shot here. Bloomberg: Sex-Related Injury Not Compensable, Australia Court Rules How do people come up with such ludicrous lawsuits? 1 2 years 6 months
Event-Driven Funds - Squeeze-Out litigation in...Fellow Monkeys, I'm trying to gather a list of event-driven funds in Europe, especially those taking minority positions in merger targets and then litigating for higher squeeze-out payments (or waiting for others to do so). 1) How would you categorize this? "Activist merger arbitrage" as a... 8 2 years 10 months
New Global Macro Fund launched - TGSF AdvisorsJawad S. Mian, former CIBC and QInvest PM is starting a new global macro fund, The Good Society Fund (TGSF), see this presentation. Themes - Developed economy governments insolvent; burdening unemployment becoming a source for increased social and economic strain - Process of deleveraging... 3 3 years 2 weeks


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moneytrail: i guess probably easier if there...[quote="moneytrail"]i guess probably easier if there are friday office drinks etc just feel like it would look silly walking around randomly introducing yourself to everyone in the office first week.[/quote] I'm surprised by your concern, honestly; for two reasons: - Don't you get introduced to... 60 1 month 1 week
25th hour (not a finance movie, but a finance...25th hour (not a finance movie, but a finance scene): Trader: "You're wearing a striped shirt with a striped tie." Intern: "Yeah, I do it for the ladies." Trader: "Do the ladies ever tell you that you look like a f***ing optical illusion?" 22 3 months 2 days
Thanks for the list, +1. Made me realize how...Thanks for the list, +1. Made me realize how little I went to the theater this year. Got some catching up to do. 22 3 months 2 weeks
For me, this would range on the upper end of a...For me, this would range on the upper end of a list of possible reasons to leave. I'm easily distracted and getting my single office 2y ago was the best thing that ever happened to my productivity, followed by increased remote working and using a headset for calls. For increased communication, I... 25 4 months 3 days
Congrats on your spirit and perseverance!Congrats on your spirit and perseverance! 141 4 months 1 week
I suggest that you always use full sentences.I suggest that you always use full sentences. 5 5 months 1 week
undefined: I think it's weird when people call...[quote="undefined"] I think it's weird when people call me Mr. Dingdong08. My dad, who's in his late 60's, even says "I'm Dick, Mr. Dingdong06 was my dad." [/quote] :-D 24 5 months 1 week
undefined: Golf, mostly from losing golf balls...[quote="undefined"]Golf, mostly from losing golf balls on the course.Golf lessons, to avoid losing golf balls on the course.[/quote] :-D 76 5 months 2 weeks
They will likely check if you know how to spell...They will likely check if you know how to spell diligence. 9 6 months 1 week
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