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5% of People Need to Earn over $200,000 a Year to...Good to know WSO firmly represents that 5% (Granted, not sure how many monkeys on here are actually on CareerBuilder). @"AndyLouis" This had to be a poll on here at one point, right? It always amuses how different industries breed different levels of income as 'successful', even though it's been... 10 months 2 days
Upstart to Monetize Your Future PotentialWant to sell a future portion of your income to fund a business idea? Welcome to Upstart . [quote]After passing a rigorous background check, would-be entrepreneurs build a fundraising page with their business proposal and credentials laid out, just like an artist might raise funds on... 1 year 10 months
Is Allegiant Air the Future for Airlines?Today might just be as un-productive as the day after the Super Bowl. My office is a ghost town, and that is putting it mildly. Luckily, first day of NHL free agency is providing some entertainment. Anyway, as yields soar into the stratosphere again today airlines are again getting lambasted over... 1 year 10 months
Sean Parker Biting the Hand that FeedsIt's Friday. I'm struggling to find anything that interests me enough to post about, certainly not anything else about Hernandez... god knows there has been enough media coverage forever on that one. So I settled on a few interesting quips from Sean Parker regarding the current state of social... 1 year 11 months
When Will the Chinese Learn? Apparently, someone forgot to pass along the message to the Chinese that the most important part of government bond auctions is making sure they can't fail. Bond auctions should function more like Storage wars, where there is always a buyer, than what happened in China. Here's the story out of... 1 year 11 months
Looking Through the PRISMIf you haven't heard some leaked NSA documents show that they have been getting direct access to large tech companies servers to gather data on their customers i.e. citizens of the united states and, well, everywhere for that matter. Here's one story for you. On it's face i want to scream,... 1 year 11 months
Would You Cancel Your Home Internet Service? Somewhat interesting article in the journal regarding cutting internet service in favor of using their wireless connections on their smartphones combined with wireless hot spots in places like starbucks. [quote]For all the fuss over Americans dropping their cable subscriptions in favor of... 1 year 11 months
ESPN and the Business of Sports Sports is a fascinating business to me. It is truly amazing how quickly sports have grown into billion dollar franchises with top end players making up to $30 million a year. Baffling. On top of it, the numbers for broadcasting rights keep climbing right along with them and frankly seem to be... 2 years 20 hours
Counterfeit Condoms From China... Who Would Have...Look, I can understand counterfeiting Gucchi or Prada stuff and even electronics like Iphones. But Condoms... Really?? That is just... absolutely absurd. [quote]The police did not specify whether the condoms seized in the raid were faulty. Another recent case, however, gives reason to worry.... 2 years 1 week
Private Equity Taking Over the Housing MarketThis doesn't seem like it should end well. Large amounts of institutional money coming into the housing market, pushing prices up. Blackstone is apparently getting into it in a big way. [quote]Our bet right now is the scale of the opportunity is very big, and the pricing seems quite compelling... 2 years 3 weeks


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Is Investopedia a reliable website?I hope so. Otherwise, boy will I be screwed for the CFA in June. 4 days 13 hours
Finance finally embracing Bitcoin ?A fool and his money are soon parted. In this case, there are many fools and lots of money to be parted with. 5 days 14 hours
CFA opens what kinds of doors?Much of the time, you take a finance concentration that is centered around taking the first level once you finish up which would be during your last semester. It's much easier to knock that out then try and go back after a few years and study everything while working full time. I think you need... 5 days 21 hours
Is saying "I don't know / I'm not...Context is everything. In an interview, if you don't know the answer, say, "I don't know." If it is a reasoning question like how many windows are in Manhattan or something, then reason through it even if you are 100% wrong you need to show thought progression. Now, if your boss asks you a... 5 days 22 hours
Mens BagsLook around, there are plenty of places that make bags that will end up looking similar to that at various price points. One idea would be to check out Coach Factory stores, which they now have a men's version of I think. Another would be to go your johnston... 6 days 21 hours
Reverse Behavior - Risk Aversion/Seeking Gambling...You know what always gets me? Going to a crowded bar late at night on a weekend and look at all the 'professionals' getting absolutely shit housed, irresponsible and crazy and then realize that these people are the same ones responsible for making sure corporate America runs on Monday. If that... 1 week 2 days
laptop for bschool - excel on macbook?Don't. Simple as that. That's been my experience. You can use boot camp and get it relatively close, but once you are used to it on a windows platform and associated hardware i think you might as well stick to it. It will be far more efficient for you. My recommendation? Get a mac book air for... 1 week 2 days
So... who pays for the coffee?Funny story, when I had first started working I was at an event and was getting a drink with some of the people from the firm. Most all of them were more senior than myself, yet I felt compelled to buy a round of drinks. Boy, was I young and naive. I had my card out and everything, insisted because... 1 week 3 days
Comp NegotiationResearch, know what the market is, and then counter with something slightly higher than what you would be happy with. Prepare to back up whatever you ask for with an educated argument as to why you are worth more than what they offered. Unless, for some reason, it becomes contentious there should... 1 week 3 days
Need YOUR help WSO! What to do if you take an...Is he happy where he is? I would think if it is relatively close (comp wise, brand wise, experience wise) it probably makes sense to stay where he is at. If it will make him unproductive, regretful or whatever then I would suck it up and make the jump. I don't think it will look particularly good... 1 week 4 days