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Hedge Fund Love & Hate: Loeb v. BuffettWhat is your favorite criticism of hedge funds? My personal favorite was uttered by the one and only Warren Buffett: [quote]Mr. Buffett provided an update on his bet on whether hedge funds could outperform a broad market index, and, in particular, the Standard... 2 weeks 1 day
Resume Fonts: Best and WorstWhich font to use on your résumé is not a new topic. In fact, for those of you interested in reading the best résumé and cover letter posts can find them in this great round up that Andy put together. However, as it is a question that can be poured over by anxious job seekers, a recent article in... 3 weeks 1 day
If Finance Doesn't Work Out...Facebook appears to be hiring. A lot. If a recent article in Bloomberg is to be believe, by an eye-popping amount: [quote]Facebook, which reported Wednesday that sales fell short of estimates, passed the 10,000-employee mark last quarter. With a total of 10,082 at the end of March, Facebook... 1 month 1 day
Don't Get Fired For An iPadWho here has worked for a company that experienced a major data breach caused by hackers? I would imagine more than a few of you have seen the fallout from such an event. Interestingly, the underlying conditions that make a firm vulnerable tend to be rather simple: neglect and/or stupidity.... 1 month 6 days
Interview Science: Slow Talkers Don't Get...Across WSO you can find some great advice on how to approach an upcoming interview, but there's a paucity of science on the matter. However, the April 2015 Journal of Business and Psychology offers a study that looks to the effects of anxiety and other factors that may affect the quality of one's... 1 month 1 week
Profiting from TwitterHow does one profit from Twitter? You could buy the stock and hope it increases in price or makes a profit allowing it to pay a dividend. Or, you could do what Tashtego is doing, and use it along with other social media to speculate on the US equity markets. [quote]Tashtego, backed by early... 1 month 3 weeks
Effective Toilet HedgesGetting sick of those boring hedge products on the market today? Are puts and calls just not doing it for you? Well today is your lucky day because we have a new, highly popular hedge that all the cool kids are using! Russian Toilets. You read that right! With the ruble dropping like a... 2 months 1 week
Do You Play Ice Hockey?If don't, and you're planning on attending a top MBA program, now is the time to start. If a recent article in Bloomberg is to be taken seriously, having some degree of competence on the ice will put you in a great position for your tenure in business school. This appears especially important if... 2 months 2 weeks
Rolls Royce: Lease or Buy?Let's assume you're a fan of Rolls and you're looking at a 2015 Ghost, what do you do? Lease? Buy? Obviously, deciding whether to lease or buy a car that costs several hundred thousand dollars is a bit more complicated than deciding whether to lease or buy a car that costs several tens of... 2 months 3 weeks
Poll Review: August 2006 to February 2015 - Where...What do you (or did you) see yourself doing after 2-3 years as an IB analyst, that is the question! I'm sure many of you have checked out the results from the February survey, but you may not have checked out the results from the August 2006 survey. While the general impulse to move into private... 2 months 4 weeks

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Looking for travel suggestions...If you consider yourself an advanced traveler, I'd recommend Zanzibar, Tanzania. Just google image search "Zanzibar" and you'll see why. 3 months 2 weeks
Do Falling Oil Prices Make Markets Murkier?@PuppyBackedSecurities - That does not surprise me in the least, given his vested interests in non-shale oil. I don't suppose you happen to know where the $/bbl amount where it actually becomes uneconomic? 6 months 4 weeks
Teaser Tuesday! October 28, 2014You're off by 1, but I assume you got it right but missed the "not counting the monkey's" bit at the end. Good work! 7 months 1 day
Teaser Tuesday! October 28, 2014You're off by 1, but I assume you got it right but missed the "not counting the monkey's" bit at the end. Good work! 7 months 1 day
Teaser Tuesday! September 9, 2014@"Frabbit" Ah, there you go, clearly not thinking well this morning. 8 months 1 week
Teaser Tuesday! September 9, 2014@"Frabbit" [quote=Frabbit]To summarize: If n is odd, 1st player wins If n is even and n/2 is odd, 1st player wins.[/quote] If n is even, n/2 is odd if and only if n=2. In such a case, only the second person has a winning strategy, the first player always loses. 8 months 1 week
Teaser Tuesday! July 1, 2014 11 months 10 hours
Teaser Tuesday! July 1, 2014My code looks right. Let me know if it doesn't work. 11 months 11 hours
Teaser Tuesday! July 1, 2014cooldurg's answer: smeethu's answer: 11 months 11 hours
Teaser Tuesday! July 1, 2014@3green - It looks like your code is missing some parantheses. Lets see if I can fix it. You're not the first person to have trouble with the code suggesting that I may be giving bad advice. Oddly, the buttons in the initial post I reference all work fine. your original answer with the... 11 months 11 hours