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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... 1 year 3 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... 2 years 2 weeks
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... 2 years 3 weeks
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... 2 years 1 month
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... 2 years 1 month
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,... 2 years 1 month
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... 2 years 1 month
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 2 months
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 2 months
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 2 months


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How about Tech Crunch. Or wired, engadget,...How about Tech Crunch. Or wired, engadget, Gizmodo etc. That will give you a lot of news on technology. I mean, frankly, I'd go and look at those and then follow links from those (or just google one) and you should have a bunch of options. 2 days 9 hours
Federal Reserve has a statistical release,...Federal Reserve has a statistical release, Financial accounts of the United States. That could be helpful: That will give you some breakdowns regarding assets and some different entity types. 2 days 12 hours
Did you hold a leadership position? Is it...Did you hold a leadership position? Is it something you can use to demonstrate experience? I don't think it's a bad idea to mention, I've seen it on plenty of resumes. I think it is especially useful to have if you were in a leadership position, other than that maybe a line under interests or... 5 days 11 hours
The way I read this, are you saying you've spoken...The way I read this, are you saying you've spoken to 15 people at the same bank over the phone? If so, obviously I wouldn't discourage you from talking to people but I'd suggest you cut down and focus on a few people who either A. have the capacity to help you out in getting the internship or B.... 5 days 11 hours
I'm going to side with Flake on this one. Take a...I'm going to side with Flake on this one. Take a vacation instead. Or look literally anywhere else. There are plenty of places to park your money that don't involve Iran. 1 week 5 days
First, as most have said, don't underestimate how...First, as most have said, don't underestimate how important the fit with everyone is. I've found that if I get along with people and they work well with the group, it's much easier to overlook anything you may not have known especially if you'll end up learning it on the job. Frankly, most of what... 2 weeks 6 days
I think it is important to note that there is a...I think it is important to note that there is a marked difference between helping others and their professional development and going out of your way and setting yourself back by helping them. In my opinion, if you are significantly setting yourself back that is not a good position to be in if you... 1 month 5 days
I appreciate that you put your body type, as it...I appreciate that you put your body type, as it is actually very useful to have, except for some reason on a forum like this is just comes off so much differently than it should... haha. 1 month 6 days
Lot's of great advice in this thread. Personally...Lot's of great advice in this thread. Personally, although there are plenty of people who have just learned on their own, I'd recommend getting a couple lessons up front to help you get a few fundamental things down so that you can build on them. Once you have those, you can work a bit more by... 1 month 1 week
Following on number 2, absolutely treat anyone (...Following on number 2, absolutely treat anyone (intern, incoming analyst, etc) as an asset and not a liability although in many cases they will tend towards the latter. Investing that time early on really does yield dividends and you also must trust that they are smart enough to figure some... 1 month 1 week