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Microsoft Surface 3 Pro for private useGuys, I'm looking for a new laptop for my private use. I have a Lenovo for work which I really like but I still want to own a private laptop for personal stuff at home+private travel. Also, I don't feel like carrying my work pc home all the time. Anyway, as I was browsing around I began to... 2 months 2 weeks
Choosing post-banking career path & how you...Fellow monkeys, I'm a banking analyst here in London and I am trying to make up my mind on which route I want to go down post-banking. Unlike many others I haven't really hated my time in banking as I have learned a ton and worked with great people and even W/L wasn't too bad (of course still... 5 months 3 days
BlackBerry Classic - Back to the rootsGuys, what do you think of the new BlackBerry classic? It's basically an improved Bold and is obviously aimed for business users. I'm not a big iPhone fan anymore and wonder whether this might be a nice workphone.. Thoughts? http://uk.blackberry.com/smartphones/blackberry-classic.... 7 months 1 week
Winter coat suggestionsGuys, Any suggestions for a decent winter coat / jacket? Both for work and leisure? Thanks! 8 months 3 weeks
Investment Banking analyst to world traveller:...Guys, I realise that this topic is quite unusual but I still need some input from more experienced monkeys who have done this or know people who have done something comparable. Background: I am a 2nd year analyst in Banking at an elite boutique-type shop in a 3 year analyst program (common... 10 months 2 weeks
Work and private phone?Many of my fellow analysts have only one phone (usually the latest iPhone) both for work related stuff as well as for private stuff but I'm still sitting here at my desk with my two phones (blackberry for work, iPhone as private phone). I'm currently considering changing to one iPhone as well and... 1 year 4 months
Layoffs Watch: Barclayshttp://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-02-11/barclays-says-2013-investment-bank-profit-falls-on-fixed-income.html Barclays is following the other European banks by laying off 12,000 employees and trying to shrink its balance sheet. Thoughts? 1 year 5 months
Interview for Venture Capital Associate positionFellow monkeys, I have an interview with a VC firm coming up and wanted to ask you guys what I have to expect. I obviously have researched a bit about VC interviews and asked around, but I wanted to turn to you more experienced VC guys to get a sense of what to expect apart from the standard... 1 year 5 months
HP Envy x2Hey there, I'm thinking about buying a new laptop for private use and I'm contemplating the HP Envy x2. Is there a WSO monkey who already uses this device and can give me some insights about it? Thanks! 2 years 3 months
List of bank email formatsHey guys, I don't know if we had something like this before or if it is of any use but one of my friends will start recruiting this year and asked me for some email formats of other banks I worked with. The list isn't that extensive since I'm only a few months in the job, but anyway.. Goldman... 2 years 4 months

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At an EB and we have the regular chrome with all...At an EB and we have the regular chrome with all of its features. 1 week 5 days
No, there's actually a lot of banks that didn't....No, there's actually a lot of banks that didn't. And some got bumped to 52, some to 50, others to 55. It is kind of a mess right now. We'll hopefully get bumped soon as well, as will be the others. 2 weeks 2 days
Send it to the office. Send it to the office. 2 weeks 2 days
Sorry mate, this is London though. We didn't get...Sorry mate, this is London though. We didn't get the base bump so far.. 2 weeks 4 days
100-120% of base. 90-110% last year. (EB) 100-120% of base. 90-110% last year. (EB) 2 weeks 5 days
But you don't have a work permit or sth for...But you don't have a work permit or sth for either the US or EU? 1 month 1 week
Most important question: What's your Visa status? Most important question: What's your Visa status? 1 month 1 week
Didn't you have trouble recruiting for the...Didn't you have trouble recruiting for the buyside judging from other topics? Or did you just suddenly wake up in the morning and realised that banking is a much better deal than the buyside and that you are not interested anymore? 1 month 4 weeks
JJSaurel: imo TM Lewin >>>>> CT...[quote="JJSaurel"]imo TM Lewin >>>>> CT for shirts. DOn't buy suits there though (neither at CT). Then that's for London, maybe different tastes prevail in the US[/quote] Where would you recommend buying suits in London? 2 months 3 days
Probably done by the presentation guys anyway....Probably done by the presentation guys anyway. This is exactly the job that should be outsourced to them. There's no use in spending an hour formatting some stupid boxes or slides in general. 2 months 3 days