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Learn from My MistakesMod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted on 1/19/13 I've always loved this site because even when I was but a wee little lurker in college I could always come on here and hear about all the little details that finance professionals picked up and wish they had known... 1 month 2 weeks
Hedge Fund: The Investment Life CycleMod note (Andy): Throwback Thursday, this post originally went up on 4/23/12. Hey guys, so after some encouragement from a few of you guys I'm gonna go ahead and start a bit of a series of posts on my experience in the hedge fund industry, particularly in how one goes from the start of an... 4 months 11 hours
What You Should've Done by 21: a...Mod note (Andy): Throwback Thursday, this post originally went up on 7/11/12. I promised a few people some long overdue wisdom, but haven't had the motivation lately to actually write something up. But after reading this post, I'm inspired to write a foil piece that details my [rather... 1 month 1 week
Idea Generation... and Why Wall Street Sucks at ItMod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 4/5/14 and ranks #3 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. Financial planners, mutual funds, ETF managers, and even Warren Buffet all say the... 1 month 3 weeks
The Most Fantastic Investing Opportunity... for...Directly from the archives of "PMs that BlackHat gets that are so epic I'm willing to violate another user's privacy to share" ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ To: BlackHat From: XXXXX Subject: 5%+ monthly profits Hi, I saw a post where a guy... 12 months 3 days
POLL: BH's Next Investing Topic?I've got a lot of free time this week, am feeling charitable/guilty, and have a few ideas in mind for what I'd like to share with you guys... but would like to hear what the monkeys would be most interested in reading about. So here's some suggestions, and feel free to comment with any others you... 1 year 4 months
UPenn Suicides - What's Going On Here?Any current Penn students have any insight on this? I knew there was something off about the place, but what the HELL is going on here lately? 2 suicides in a few weeks / 4 student deaths since the start of Winter Break... would be ridiculous numbers for an entire school year at a huge state... 1 year 5 months
AM vs HF: The Business of Our BusinessHedge funds get all the glory... and now they're even going to get all the press, courtesy of the JOBS Act, and I'm more than excited to see who thinks they actually need to advertise to bring in the flows. However, while a hedge fund is structured to make one man insanely rich and a few others... 2 weeks 6 days
Anatomy of the 10-KStill jet-lagged by 8 hours from a day and a half in London, I haven't slept for a good 48 hours and remembered I owe WSO my process for dissecting a 10-k in the usual form. Before I get right into it, keep in mind every business is different and that will dictate the way you should read their... 1 month 3 weeks
Life at a Top Asset ManagerSo I've seen a few posts lately asking about mutual funds, asset management gigs, and alternatives to the sell-side out of college, and hopefully my experience taking the asset management route to hedge fund rather than banking can help people get a better idea of what the expectations will be like... 1 month 6 days

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Gray Fox: https://www.calpers.ca.gov/index.jsp?...[quote=Gray Fox]https://www.calpers.ca.gov/index.jsp?bc=/investmen... I might be making your point here, but CALPERS has been invested in 89 PE funds for at least ten years, and 28 of them have Net IRRs in excess of 20%. Over 30% is quite impressive, and I doubt its the same for hedge funds.... 1 year 3 weeks
what an epic win what an epic win 1 year 1 month
Give it a year. Give it a year. 1 year 1 month
I was expecting something a little better than...I was expecting something a little better than Shane Battier 1 year 1 month
Flake: In The Flesh: @BlackHat has a diary.......[quote=Flake] In The Flesh: @BlackHat has a diary....and I'll bet you're in it! He calls it his Dream Journal. [/quote] When exactly did I tell you about Mr. Dream Journal? 1 year 1 month
ucmaroon47: Cruncharoo: I'd meet up with the...[quote=ucmaroon47] Cruncharoo: I'd meet up with the CU chat gang, although cka would probably end up wearing my skin.. @captainkoolaid @CaR @ucmaroon47 @HFFBALLfan123 @jbone24 (i still hate you) rip to that drinking team[/quote] RIP 1 year 1 month
Bondarb Gray Fox DontMakeMeShortYou...Bondarb Gray Fox DontMakeMeShortYou KennyPowersCFA 1 year 1 month
Gray Fox: Gunga Galoonga Looper: They are both...[quote=Gray Fox] Gunga Galoonga Looper: They are both top schools. You will have equal opportunities at both schools to get into BB or MBB based on the people I know at both schools. There may be fewer kids at Booth looking to go out to NYC than at Wharton which could give you a better shot at... 1 year 1 month
DontMakeMeShortYou: Why do my posts look like a...[quote=DontMakeMeShortYou]Why do my posts look like a wall of text? argh[/quote] Haha good to have you back sir 1 year 1 month
u need to see someone bro u need to see someone bro 1 year 1 month