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What's with all the insurance discussion...There have been a lot of spam thread starts over the past couple of days, mostly concerning auto insurance. Any way to eliminate them/block/ban those usernames and remove those threads? They are quite annoying. 2 years 6 months
Reports of MS's demise...have been greatly...Fellow Monkeys, Morgan Stanley has been taking quite a beating in this forum, as well as many others. Revenues are down, its compensation, already lacking, is also down, and everyone seems to be pretty downbeat on them. What is your opinion on Morgan Stanley? Still the #2 IBD? Overtaken by... 2 years 7 months
Mid-Game/End-Game of BankingFellow monkeys, There are a lot of posts that go into great deal describing the analyst-to-associate transition, as well as the exit opps to buyside. My question is, what happens after that? After 10 years in IB/PE/HF, where does one find oneself? What are people doing in their 30s, 40s and... 2 years 11 months


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Yet another Economics vs Finance threadI would switch. Accounting is probably the most boring subject in the known universe. Is that how you want to live your life? 2 years 2 days
Oxford MPhil EconomicsThe good economics students get a PhD in Economics...I can't think of many schools that have a Masters in Economics...why would you want a Masters in Economics? Economics is mostly as a theoretical basis in undergrad 2 years 2 days
How to find IB VPs in specific area?You can send LinkedIn InMails through LinkedIn, and that is a terrific way to reach out if you are cold contacting them. Not sure about whether or not InMails require LinkedIn premium though 2 years 1 week
Must Read Books for Aspiring TradersGreat list mb666, thanks. 2 years 1 week
MBA schools with best social sceneA note on the Stanford social scene: Stanford has approximately 0 attractive women (+/- 1), and Palo Alto is a boring boring town pretty far away from the better San Francisco, so the social options are pretty limited. Couple that with all the Silicon Valley startup CS guys, and you pretty much get... 2 years 1 week
Linkedin PremiumNice pic. I think the main benefit of premium are the InMails. I have used InMails very effectively, I think they are the best way to conduct a cold message, and they have 5x the success rate, in my experience, of opening leads (around 30-40% of my cold InMails go somewhere, vs. sub-10% for cold... 2 years 1 week
My advice on an initial call with a VCGreat stuff, loved the content, but the fucked up grammar kind of, well, fucked up the reading for me..."you’re real task" ? "pitch you to our team in a manor that let's us"? "an elevator pitches"? And this is all in the second paragraph... Anyway great stuff, just wanted to point out the shit... 2 years 1 week
NBA FinalsSpurs in 5 or 6, Pop for MVP 2 years 3 weeks
One more GPA Question - This is seriousI mean, 3.854 also rounds to all depends on how many significant figures you use. i think 3.85 is the most honest. 2 years 1 month
closed closed closed closedAgree^ 2 years 1 month