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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... 6 months 2 weeks
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... 7 months 2 weeks
A Conference Call in Real LifeThey nailed it. This is exactly why I hate calls. They're almost always like this. 1 year 5 months
Still lacking Chritmas gift ideas?Let ZIP the monkey share his wisdom with you... 1 year 6 months
Where did all the groups go?Hi WSO-Team, "My Groups" no longer appears when hovering over the Groups button in the toolbar. http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/groups leaves me at "page not found". What's wrong? Thx MinA 1 year 6 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 year 8 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... 2 years 2 weeks
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... 2 years 2 months

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Quitting time - views on how to leave your jobGood post. I like the feedback-on-the-business part, this probably gets overlooked the most. Can be a great way to invest in your network. 4 months 1 day
DCF Myth 1: If you have a D(discount rate) and a...Thanks for this. Looking forward to the series continuing. 4 months 1 day
2014 WSO Rankings for Investment Banks:...Link to part 2 (Career ranking) doesn't work 6 months 3 weeks
Is it unprofessional to wear a backpack to the...I wouldn't wear a backpack to B school either, seeing you'll look like a college kid. But maybe I'm just too old school / too European. 7 months 6 days
How PWM really works (part 4): Misconceptions,...Great series. Thanks! 7 months 2 weeks
Some Observations from an MDGreat stuff. SB'ed 7 months 2 weeks
Accepted an Offer! - How non-targets can "...Good stuff. Thanks. 8 months 4 weeks
Blitzed Smashed and Drunk: Simple Steps to Make...Good stuff! Love the series. 9 months 1 week
Wall Street MoviesGood list, thanks. Would SB if I weren't out. 9 months 1 week
Work Cell Phone... Separate or Merge?Hate carrying 2 phones. Battery is a non-issue with 4 chargers (home, office, car, laptop case). Currently: 1 private phone, but logged in to work (email, calendar, soon company messenger). Work landline forwarded to private phone whenever I'm not in the office. --> everyone (incl. clients) can... 9 months 1 week