Q&A with Michael Giles, founder & CEO of Roboinvest

Launched in January 2012, Roboinvest is a social investing platform that allows anyone to "look over the shoulder" of top investors in real time. The company recently completed...

Security Breach -- LinkedIn users, change your password NOW!

LinkedIn still hasn't confirmed it yet, but two security firms have independently confirmed that the password breach is genuine. As many as 6.5 million passwords (or 4% of the...

Women: 3 Reasons Your Jokes Suck in The Office

In the workplace setting, females are much less likely to receive positive reception after telling a joke than males are. Why is this?

According to Dr. Judith Baxter (...

The (Un)fortunate Truth of Technology

The (Un)fortunate Truth of Technology

This is going to be sort of a fun, speculative, yet maybe scary reflection on a couple new developments within the tech space....

Tech Recap: The Revival of RIM and more

Technology companies are constantly pressured to innovate in terms of their features, product lines, and product mix. RIM and MSFT in particular have been criticized over the...

Relationship between Income Brackets and Taxes - 2011

There have already been plenty of posts discussing income taxes and US general tax structure on WSO, but here is a chart I wanted to share for anyone interested.


How Multinational Companies Take Advantage of International Tax Law

Here is a graphic explaining how multinational companies take advantage of international tax laws.

Click here

Time to lower domestic corporate taxes?

The Riskiest Question You Could Ask In Interviews

Link to article: The Riskiest Question You Could Ever Ask In A Job Interview - But It Always Worked For Me.

I'd look at the interviewer square on and let the moment hang in the air, to the point where his eyes would dart nervously or he would start to slowly close the notebook in his hands, assuming I had no questions. Then I'd ask, in a measured tone with just the right mix of seriousness and lightness, "If you didn't offer me this job, what would the reason be?"

Improvements for WSO

I've been on WSO for about a year or so. It's been an excellent resource to me so here I am attempting to pay it forward. I don't know if any of these ideas have already been mentioned either on separate forums or directly to the mods, but here it is:

1) The way I see it, WSO users more or less fall into three categories (and of course, some overlap across categories):

Those seeking knowledge (prospective monkeys) Those who have knowledge (experienced users) And those coming to read/post/discuss random articles related to bus/econ/fin.

Currently, if you are to browse a certain forum topic, ie I-Banking Bullpen, it's set up in a conditional formatting to just separate one post from the next.


The End of Social Security - 2035

The Trustees Report released Monday discusses the end of the Social Security program for retirement benefits to be in 2035, which is three years earlier than its previous...