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Life at a Top Asset ManagerMod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted on 3/24/13. So 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... 178 6 months 1 week
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... 85 10 months 3 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... 63 1 year 3 weeks
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... 122 10 months 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... 74 10 months 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... 23 1 year 9 months
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... 71 2 years 1 month
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... 125 2 years 2 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... 70 9 months 3 weeks
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... 111 10 months 3 weeks

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I was hedge funding the other day and ended up...I was hedge funding the other day and ended up with enough money to pick up a tub of Scott's and revive the foliage in my front lawn 65 2 weeks 1 day
This is by far the funniest situation I've ever...This is by far the funniest situation I've ever heard of in my life, and even better that you posted it here. 130 4 months 3 weeks
Edmundo Braverman: BlackHat: So if I don't...[quote=Edmundo Braverman][quote=BlackHat]So if I don't know jack shit about the watch I'm wearing it's like a toolish thing to do? If a woman doesn't know how many carats her diamond ring is or how many Sudanese orphans had to die to get it, does that make her a douchebag too?[/quote] Yeah, it... 300 6 months 1 week
IlliniProgrammer: Relinquis: The "tool"...[quote=IlliniProgrammer][quote=Relinquis]The "tool" factor goes both ways... 2. People who put down others for appreciating nice watches [/quote] Nobody is putting anyone down here. I'm just a simple Midwestern redneck. Your northeastern ways of keeping time frighten and confuse me.... 300 6 months 1 week
So if I don't know jack shit about the watch I'm...So if I don't know jack shit about the watch I'm wearing it's like a toolish thing to do? If a woman doesn't know how many carats her diamond ring is or how many Sudanese orphans had to die to get it, does that make her a douchebag too? 300 6 months 1 week
IlliniProgrammer: SonnyZH: IlliniProgrammer...[quote=IlliniProgrammer][quote=SonnyZH][quote=IlliniProgrammer]No. We would just feel bad for you since my $15 casio keeps better time than your $15K thingamajigger.[/quote] U jelly bro?[/quote] No. U jelly of my more accurate $15 timepiece?[/quote] Do people actually buy watches to know... 300 6 months 1 week
So would it be douchey for a mid 20s guy to have...So would it be douchey for a mid 20s guy to have a 15k-ish Audemars even if he can afford it, or is that too outlandish for someone that age? 300 6 months 1 week
This is how I roll http://www.google.com/products...This is how I roll http://www.google.com/products/catalog?hl=en&safe=off&rlz=1C1VEAD_enUS405US406&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&q=timex+indiglo&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=shop&cid=5154919403396542608&sa=X&ei=lAOTT4yTIYeY6AHQguyYBA&ved=0CJcBEPMCMAE 300 6 months 1 week
Watches That Piss People Off (Originally Posted:...Watches That Piss People Off (Originally Posted: 04/21/2012) I've seen a few posts about watches lately and I know there's a price range / brand range that you have to get inside of to have a "respectable" watch. I've had the same watch since graduation and I can afford to... 300 6 months 1 week
I just say I have no weaknesses and it would take...I just say I have no weaknesses and it would take me too long to list my strengths, and way too hard to just name 3. Then I stand up, flip the table, walk to the door, turn around and say "I am the law" then walk out and slam the door. Phone call for an offer usually comes about 2-3 minutes later. 145 6 months 2 weeks
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