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Google Glass will fail miserablyGoogle glass is doomed to fail because it's simply just not a "cool" product, see below for a particularly funny site: I remember when the very first iPhone came out (I got one right when it came out). I would take that thing to a bar and everyone... 2 years 3 months
Quick Favor (will pay $5 but you need Bloomberg)Can one of you please pull the S... 3 years 7 months
Pittsburgh this WeekendI'm going to be in downtown Pittsburgh this weekend (arrive Saturday 27th at 8/9pm and leave on Tuesday early morning). Any Pittsburgh and/or CMU/Pitt monkeys out there want to grab a beer or hang out/party? Ideally, there's some sort of pre-semester/NSO party at one of the campuses (I'm 25, haven'... 4 years 5 days
Energy Equities and Brent DisconnectOk guys, for those of you that didn't listen on my VIX call a month ago, here's another gem for ya. Look at Brent, it's at 104 (forget about WTI, it's useless right now). Meanwhile, energy equities have gone off a cliff (look at XLE and OIH). This is unsustainable. If Brent stays at these levels... 4 years 3 weeks
Obama Press ConferenceInterested to know your thoughts on Obama's press conference. What do you guys think will happen, both politically and with the markets? I'm very proud of the House Republicans for holding to their beliefs and trying to force substantive cuts and save us from bankruptcy. My guess is they shove... 4 years 1 month
If only all banker chicks looked like this...I'm going to hire her ass as soon as she's done with that internship hahaha 4 years 2 months
ANT will love thisBackground: I live in a luxury bldg in Philly. Philly is currently trying to pass an updated sidewalk behavior bill, which will be harsher on panhandlers, flash mobs, and other unruly sidewalk behavior. My bldg, has an email list-serv, and I wanted to share an exchange between me and "Earl" on the... 4 years 2 months
Sweat Equity?So how many silver bananas do we have to get before we get some sweat equity in WSO? Using LinkedIn as a comp, even a 0.1% stake should be worth hundreds of thousands. ;) 4 years 3 months
Coal Production Max Imminent?I remember reading about this at various instances before. That being said, I don't know enough about coal to either refute or affirm these claims. The fact that there is even a debate at all is a matter of serious concern. Again, not saying it will, but if coal does peak in the very near future... 4 years 3 months
Pictures?Wouldn't it be useful if you could post pictures in the comments to threads? 4 years 4 months


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Get a ball python. Very docile, awesome looking (...Get a ball python. Very docile, awesome looking (get a cool-looking morph), extremely low maintenance. Though in NYC having pet snakes is illegal, so it's all moot if you live in NYC. 1 year 1 month
College only makes sense if you are going there...College only makes sense if you are going there to get a real degree. The problem today is too many people getting bullshit degrees, and "business" degrees are not real degrees at most of the colleges offering them ("business" is the number one major I believe). 2 years 2 months
I have an 11 letter Greek last name I've...I have an 11 letter Greek last name I've contemplated changing but have never done so. I think it does matter to a certain extent but do you really want to change it? 2 years 2 months
I've met a few people at Catterton, they were...I've met a few people at Catterton, they were very nice. 2 years 2 months
Yeah, that 3) resource problem is "no big deal"....Yeah, that 3) resource problem is "no big deal". Your suggestion to mine Mars is particularly laughable... 2 years 2 months
We started Jet Cigs with a $50K investment. I...We started Jet Cigs with a $50K investment. I think you'd be crazy to start an ecig company at this stage of the game but just fyi that you can start a real business for ~$50K. Obviously we've seen more investment since then but that was to fund growth. There's a ton of OEM in China that you... 2 years 2 months
The return on equity goes up when debt goes up. (...The return on equity goes up when debt goes up. (To keep the same WACC, it's all theoretical - look up modigliani-miller and weighted average cost of capital). 2 years 3 months
People hate hedge funds because it doesn't make...People hate hedge funds because it doesn't make sense to them that people that do nothing but move capital around can become so wealthy. They don't see them as creating real value in the way Jobs, Gates, and other famous wealthy people did/do. Sadly, research shows that the general public's... 2 years 3 months
The most life-altering document you'll ever read...The most life-altering document you'll ever read for those of you that think hedge funds actually contribute to society. GMO White Paper, November 2011. Pretty solid evidence that hedge funds pre-fee performance can be easily replicated with a simple rolling put selling strategy. http://... 2 years 3 months
DCDepository: EURCHF parity: When the original...[quote=DCDepository] EURCHF parity: When the original iPhone came out, I thought it was a total joke. Jobs was making such a big case for it, to hear him it was going to be this world changing technology, as important as the discovery of penicillin or flight. I just didn't get it - why would... 2 years 3 months