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Wall Street Bro Caught on Camera Humping Fearless Girl StatueIf you haven't seen it yet, a picture has gone viral of someone humping the "fearless girl" statue that faces the Wall Street Charging Bull. According to a Huffington Post Article, the "man in suit humping 'fearless girl' statue is why we need feminism." "Almost as if out of central casting, some ...
PatrickStar120
1342 hours 2 min ago
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Do you hate poor people?As much as Donald Trump? In the last week we've seen proposed plans come out of the white house that: Gut medicaid and limit access to low cost private insurance Cut low income housing programs Cut low income food programs Cut after school and summer programs primarily attended by low income childre...
AllDay_028
1364 hours 28 min ago
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Should Schools Teach Personal Finance?Recently read interesting article whypersonal finance should be taught in schools, but is not. Despite the fact nearly unanimous 99% of adults now agree that personal finance should be taught in high school, just four states require a stand-alone personal finance course in high school and just 13 re...
imaginarynumber
04 hours 33 min ago
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Netflix Aims To Skip That Title SequenceNetflix is currently testing a new function that will allow viewers to skip over a show's title sequence. This "skip intro" button is already being extolled by computer-streamers who are tired of watching a show's intro over and over again, especially while binge watching. In my opinion, the margina...
scorpio20
06 hours 19 min ago
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Best Volunteering Experiences?Best volunteering experiences for an undergrad econ major to take part in? (ex. grant writing, etc.) ...
cdg_153260
187 hours 44 min ago
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How do you lose weight?Like most people I haven't started my new years resolution yet and could use some help. I'm 6'5" 265 lbs and get the nickname of "Big Ben" a lot because of my height and pudgyness. Any tips on how I can get to somewhere below 230 in a healthy way. ...
Opslivesmatter
528 hours 30 min ago
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Are Millennials Good For Businesses? After watching this video about a CEO believing that millennials are good for businesses by seeking high quality products and transparency in the creation of their products, I was thinking about millennials in the work place and how they affect business. The CEO in the video goes on to say that mill...
Wu_Tang Financial
1110 hours 39 min ago
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IB to Television IndustryI've been interested in television production / writing for a while. Obviously there are few stories of figures like Steve Mnuchin moving from finance to hollywood, but does the community know of any others? Any firms that have particularly strong connections with the media industry? ...
jburns
511 hours 53 min ago
+6
What is wrong with Ebola Monkey?This guy has some serious issues, have a look at his last two posts. I think it is a combination of pent up anger and self pitty. Thoughts? ...
LK_43
412 hours 51 min ago
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Anyone Play Videogames?Hey everyone, I've seen the discussions about cars, bikes and watches so wanted to bring this up considering I think these are pretty popular. Unfortunately, I think the gaming industry has really been quite lackluster in the last decade or so, pretty much like the film industry. Most of the new rel...
FaberGrad
16413 hours 33 min ago
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March Madness 2017I saw an article about an MBA student from Booth who developed an app to provide sabermetrics and tips about teams and tournament history while filling out your bracket. It's geared towards helping people who haven't kept up with the college season or know little about basketball in general. Who do ...
JTH
1218 hours 51 min ago
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Moving to DC from AustraliaHi All, I'm from Australia just finished undergrad and moving to start a gig in consulting in the DC area. The office area is in the McClean/Arlington area. I know no one in DC, unfortunately so any advice you could give in regards to areas to live in/Areas to avoid would be great! Also any other ti...
Jaxom
611 day 22 min ago
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How to cut costs post banking? I will be leaving banking shortly and won't have the disposable income that I have right now for much longer. How did you guys start saving money after banking? I don't spend much time at bars and clubs so need to find other ways of cutting back. ...
mbamfinquestions
81 day 4 hours ago
+120
Just Turned 30; Here's Some Life Advice/Quotes I turned 30 last week, thought i'd pass some advice and my favorite quotations on to you all. I pulled all these from my grand list so it is by no means comprehensive, just a sample. Enjoy. fwiw I'm ex finance (spent 3 years in IB now work with a start up in Brazil). So here they are, in no order ...
David Aames
951 day 5 hours ago
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Having a Life vs. Career - Thoughts on the 'Work-Life' BalancePreface: Forgot to mention... This was a couple of girlfriends ago. Remind me to never date another Eastern European lady... Thanks all for the feedback. Not sure why I had a relapse today. Hump day strangeness. TLDR, Some girls are truly not worth it and toxic debt, sell order. Weigh all risks and ...
Ebolamonkey
831 day 7 hours ago
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Where should I buy my ties for summer internship?I am a junior going to be a summer analyst at a BB this summer. What tie brands do people wear for summer internships? Any specific colors and designs? ...
eagles7
31 day 7 hours ago
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How Hungry are You to Win at Everything?@DickFuld can attest to this truly inspirational quote: I want to reach in, rip out their heart and eat it before they die. Japanese businessmen schooled Larry Ellison on competition by saying that the Japanese view competition as: Other people trying to steal the rice from the bowls of their gran...
Ebolamonkey
581 day 7 hours ago
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Wearing a suit in a business casual environment?I'm going to be interning in an IBD group in Chicago. I believe the dress code there is business casual...the thing is, I actually like wearing suits, and own a couple. Is it frowned upon for an SA to show up in a suit everyday (or a few times a week) if the dress code is BC? Trivial, I know, but I'...
vanpatten
201 day 8 hours ago
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Warren Buffett's View On Success I know there are so many posts about Warren Buffett, but I thought this was a good one. Serves as a good reminder that money really isn't everything. In Alice Schroeder's biography of Buffett, "The Snowball," she writes about a time when Buffett was addressing students at Georgia Tech. Someone aske...
silverbuck898
01 day 12 hours ago
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CHRISTMAS GIFTS HELPBe a generous soul and please help me decide what to get my family members for Christmas! My mom and dad are mid-forties and my sister is 13. My parents always say they don't want anything, but this year I'm determined to gift them something (especially because they're paying for my college tuition....
tgi-finance
71 day 21 hours ago
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Has the American Dream become the Canadian Dream?There's been discussion about the American Dream on WSO before, @FinDroid's post pretty much shows we're divided on whether the Dream still exists or not. But now a study from the Federal Reserve Bank of St.Louis says more people are willing to seek this dream in Canada, Denmark or the U.K.. The s...
darthdrizzy
101 day 23 hours ago
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Face Moisturizer/Serum?Suggestions on how to keep my face looking vibrant? I shit you not, I have aged like 3 years in only one, and yes I work out and eat right. ...
newschool332
12 days 52 min ago
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Question regarding a rental/NYCI am trying to book a rental when I am currently across the country. I am just in a situation where I cannot travel and see the place in person, so I realize that it makes me so vulnerable to scams. I am interested in this place 168 Front Street in Seaport, New York but I am trying do some research ...
adrian-monk
102 days 12 hours ago
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WSO Caption Contest - March 13th... Collect Silver Bananas and Win a Free WSO T-ShirtWSO Caption Contests are back! You guys know the drill, all you have to do is leave a comment in this post with a caption you think is most fitting for the cartoon posted below. The winner will be determined by the community based on the number of Silver Bananas awarded to each comment. In the event...
AndyLouis
352 days 13 hours ago
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Moving from NYC to Chicago, advice on apartment huntingAll, In a few months I will thankfully be ending my stint in banking and moving to Chicago to start my PE role. Besides a quick stop to interview in the city, I have never been there before, and don't have a ton of friends in the region either. As such, Id appreciate any advice regarding living situ...
ChiTownSam
102 days 16 hours ago
0
NYSE Holidays List - Stock Market Holidays listRegular hours for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST. However, the stock market observes U.S. holidays, so below you will find a schedule for the [NYSE holidays] by profitconfidential for 2017 ...
chrishaiden66
02 days 21 hours ago
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Is it okay to stay an extra year in college for a BSc in Economics?Currently a junior at a non-target school with a finance background. Obtained a fixed income summer internship at an Asset Management firm in NYC for the summer. Considering staying an extra year in school to take more quantitative courses to earn a BSc in Economics. I'd also like to take that extra...
DamnStraight
12 days 21 hours ago
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WSO NCAA Bracket Tournament Challenge Here is the link to the group. Who's your pick to win it all? Group info: * Group name: WSO * Password: WallStreet1 * Maximum number of brackets per person: having it changed to 1 ...
AndyLouis
152 days 23 hours ago
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Snap IPO Prices at 17 Dollars a shareHonestly I am just surprised this wasn't posted already. An article on CNBC stated that Snap priced its public offering at $17 dollars a share. Snap priced its public offering at $17 a share on Wednesday, two sources told CNBC. The company is scheduled to start trading Thursday. At 200 million sh...
PatrickStar120
803 days 1 hour ago
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No relevant internships = hard time getting FT offer? Hi guys! I'm currently a senior who's set to graduate in January 2018. Because I was in a car accident last May, I've had no work experience. I had an internship lined up last summer, but because I had a broken arm, shattered foot, and other injuries, I decided to take an on-campus sales job across ...
Tricia-LM
03 days 2 hours ago
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Would College Basketball Players Boycott the Final Four?According to Jay Bilas, a boycott of the NCAA Final Four has been discussed by players in the past due to the lack of monetary compensation. "...[a boycott of the Final Four] has been discussed among players. And that is not some crazy notion. That's a fact. It's a fact that's been confirmed by mu...
mcb21
13 days 4 hours ago
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Females in finance punished more severely than their male counterparts The topic of this article reminded me of a post on here a couple days ago (might have even been last week) where a monkey was seeking advice on how to treat a female coworker. In that post he mentioned it may be harder for the bank he works for to fire a woman. Doesn't seem that all banks see it tha...
mcb21
213 days 7 hours ago
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From A-List Actress to Olin MBARicha Gangopadhyay is an Indian actress who did her undergrad over at Michigan State University. She took a leap of faith in between her college years to try out acting in Mumbai. She landed a lead role in a box-office hit and became a celebrity overnight. However, acting did not seem like the caree...
GabeTheGreat
03 days 7 hours ago
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ESPN is losing 10k customers daily - Can Disney save it? After reading about how ESPN is firing millions of dollars in on air talent, and hemorrhaging money all together, I started thinking about how viable the company is for the long term and how it will affect the price of Disney Stock. ESPN is one of Disney's top money makers, and for the last few year...
Wu_Tang Financial
593 days 8 hours ago
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Anyone originally from the Pacific Northwest?Are there any monkeys from the Pacific Northwest? Just curious to see if anyone is from/familiar with the area. ...
It's In The Water
03 days 9 hours ago
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Came to the realization money does not buy happinessNow I am lost in life. I see my friends working in foreign countries, being officers in the military and travel guides out West. What am I doing? Pushing paper around to make my company money? and in the event I make a nice chunk of change in the future - it means I can buy an overpriced plot of lan...
PewPewIamMewtwo
433 days 9 hours ago
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Pandora's plan to dethrone SpotifyI remember when Pandora first came out in 2005 and It was incredible. Pandora changed the music world, and then just sort of slowly faded into the back of peoples' minds. Has the window for Pandora to compete against Spotify closed? Pandora has released its version of Spotify, to capture a new reven...
Proteus
303 days 13 hours ago
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How much money have you saved?I'm 25, and I feel like I have hardly any money saved. I'm looking at going to b-school soon, and will definitely have to take out loans. I don't think that's surprising, but it just got me thinking about how much is normal to have accumulated at this point in my life. Also, how are y'all investing ...
Click OK to Continue
2813 days 17 hours ago
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Tony Robbins - what's your opinion? I've always been extremely wary of guys like him, particularly when they have something to sell. I'm know he may have some solid advice but I've always avoided listening to him directly - I usually prefer it to be first filtered through the voices I already trust (e.g. via podcasts I've been followi...
AndyLouis
333 days 19 hours ago
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American Psycho and Real Life - Bateman much Lately?Most of the older crowd grew up watching the original Wall Street, generation later was American Psycho, followed by Wall Street 2, which some, not I, claim to be better than the first but I digress, and finally Margin Call/Wolf of Wall Street/The Big Short. While this isn't a thread about movies, i...
Ebolamonkey
153 days 20 hours ago
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Tech vs Banking CultureHello monkeys, Stumbled upon an article here about the productivity of employees in some tech companies that are way higher than the average company. "They get more done by 10 a.m. Thursday morning than the others do in a week, but they don't stop working," says Mankins. I think that this is rela...
Dealova
04 days 45 min ago
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Where should I live for reverse commute? I'm moving up to NYC over the summer to start FT. My firm is located a little bit upstate and I'll have to do a reverse commute from Grand Central every day. Wondering where the best place to live would be at? I've firmly decided against NOT living in the city, but I wanna try to make the commute as...
ftorbust
34 days 2 hours ago
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How intelligent does one truly have to be in the world of finance?Hi everyone. I feel as if many of the people that work in hedge funds, investment banks, private equity/venture capital firms, etc and have risen to the highest levels in their field are all extremely smart. From what I've seen, the majority of these people have gone to Ivy League or Ivy-level schoo...
thebellcurve
284 days 3 hours ago
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The Worlds First Trillionaire Will Be An AI EntrepreneurJust read an article where Mark Cuban stated that the worlds first trillionaire will be an AI Entrepreneur. I'm not necessarily a Mark Cuban fan (he's the most obnoxious NBA owner), but I think he is right in regards to AI. I think this is an incredible area of tech that is primed for growth. Person...
silverbuck898
404 days 5 hours ago
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How to Tackle Dense ReadingI currently have a stack of books to read that include dense, technical material such as McKinsey's "Valuation" handbook. I struggle to absorb the information in such a way as to be able to use the information later. To say it is slow going would be an understatement, since some of this material is ...
SinnerC
44 days 6 hours ago
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New York Releases Average 2016 Bonus For Wall Street EmployeesAccording to the article, profits have rose for the first time since 2012. As a result, the average bonus paid to Wall Street employees was $138,210, with a total pool of $23.9 Billion. Profits on Wall Street rose last year for the first time since 2012, and financial firms cut larger bonus checks ...
silverbuck898
04 days 7 hours ago
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Soo Much PainJust had two of my wisdom teeth extracted and one was impacted and the local anesthesia is starting to wear off.. So much pain! ugh.. ...
TheKid1
224 days 11 hours ago
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Yelled at for saying "No Problem"Hello Monkeys, I had to come to WSO, because what just happened was so absurd, I wanted to get some feedback/opinions of the interaction that just occurred. So I'm a part-time intern at a PWM branch near my hometown, I work directly with an advisor - she's female, in her mid-60s, and has a pretty so...
Alecbond19
954 days 12 hours ago
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Is it ok to bring a backpack to work in Asset Management?Might be a stupid question but I start my internship this summer and I wanted to bring my backpack for anything I needed to bring home. I don't know what's typical in high finance gigs but the office seemed slightly on the casual side (some people were dressed clean-cut but with tennis shoes on a Th...
junkthrowaway
214 days 13 hours ago
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Would you work in Dublin?In light of Brexit, the London offices of banks will likely have a tougher time accessing the rest of Europe. As banks are now looking at other cities to put their main European offices, Dublin seems to be the first choice for BoA. Bank of America Corp. views Dublin as its default destination for a...
JTH
04 days 17 hours ago
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Data Scientists - 7 Figure take-home and High in Demand!Data Scientists or any scientist for that matter has this stigma of being a back-office/lab employee who does not see the light of day. This is true for the most part but now Data Scientists are taking home a pretty paycheck in the realm of seven figures. Understandably not all firms can commit to s...
Ebolamonkey
104 days 19 hours ago
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Here is some life advice. Hope you'll find it useful.There are plenty of ways to enter a pool. The stairs is not one of them. Stop talking about where you went to college. Don't knock it 'til you try it. If a street performer makes you stop walking, you owe him a buck. It's okay to trade the possibility of your 80s and 90s for more guaranteed fun in y...
Passionate Investor
554 days 23 hours ago
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Please - You are Smarter Than This!Just about everywhere I look, I've found that many of the arguments are generalized and are not supported by actual, raw source data from credible institutions. When data is provided, it's cited to a "news" source or from a "study" that people found on Facebook or Twitter. I guess people really do f...
Gotham's Reckoning
05 days 3 hours ago
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Snoop Doog shoots Trump in new video Much ado about nothing or something worth discussing? Takes balls to be controversial these days, but did he go too far? Honestly I think it's his best music-related work since his Doggystyle album. Love it or hate it, there's going to be A LOT of art and creative projects inspired by Trump SNOOP D...
Making Monkey
45 days 5 hours ago
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Natural Birth vs. C-SectionI just heard Joe Rogan and Arian Foister shitting on women having C-section to keep the box tight. I'd like to discuss. My wife and I are planning on doing that. She's very petite and currently has a tight snatch and does kegels and we don't want that to change. The only benefit of natural birth I k...
GoldenCinderblock
245 days 5 hours ago
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NAACP Bracket I've got Al Sharpton vs. Michelle Obama in the finals. Michelle upsets Barack in an emotional final four spouse-on-spouse match-up. What does your bracket look like? ...
swagon
85 days 6 hours ago
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Go Big or Go Home - 2017 Challenge2017 is rapidly approaching and it is almost that time of year again to set goals, and smash them! My goals are as follows: 1) Save 15-18K towards my mortgage deposit. 2) Move out of compliance to something more respectable, tangible and with more exit options. A more numerical role. 3) Get my body ...
secretpanda
255 days 7 hours ago
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School is the best place to meet your future spouseRecently, there were several articles on where people meet their future spouses. There was the controversial op-ed from a Princeton alumna who urged the female undergrads at her alma mater to snag a husband while they're in school because their pool will never be that good again. A recent NY Times...
mbavsmfin
1285 days 9 hours ago
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Historians Rank Obama 12th Best PresidentOn the front page of fox this morning there is an article about a new survey released Friday that ranked President Obama as the country's 12th best President. C-SPAN released a survey Friday that asked historians to rank past presidents and former-President Obama was voted the country's 12th best, ...
PatrickStar120
865 days 10 hours ago
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Why Employees At Apple And Google Are More ProductiveWhile wall street and banks typically have highly motivated and successful employees, it seems that Apple and Google are leading the way in how effective employees are. These firms, though having just a percent higher "Star Players" tend to produce much higher output. According to the article, found...
Wu_Tang Financial
05 days 11 hours ago
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Germany, Not America, Is Now The Leader Of The Free WorldIn 1987 President Reagan uttered the famous quote "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!", and tear down the wall he did. A man who admires President Reagan, President-Elect Trump rose to popularity riding a wave of populism and nationalist, anti-immigrant sentiment. Unlike Mr. Reagan, Mr. Trump doesn...
chestnutxyz
575 days 12 hours ago
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Any FishBowl Users? Thoughts?For those not as millennial as I, FishBowl is an app for "professionals" to anonymously post short messages/ thoughts. Think of it is a anonymous Twitter, or if you are familiar with Yik-Yak, a professional version of that. However its not completely anonymous as the app links to your LinkedIn to ve...
VaRty Time
05 days 13 hours ago
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How bad is f*%&ing a co-worker?Hey guys, I need some advice here. I work at a mid sized office with about 50 employees total. A girl from another team recently broke up with her boyfriend and has hinted that she is down a few times with flirty texts and being touchier than a co-worker should be at a work retreat. She lives slight...
takenotes08
565 days 15 hours ago
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Cuisines of the WorldFolks, a definitive ranking of the planet's major cuisines is desperately needed. I have my own list but the problem is it keeps changing. Below are the major cuisines of the world in no particular order, by country. What should the order be? Which are the best cuisines? Why? By the way, if you real...
Going Concern
925 days 17 hours ago
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LCD - The new study aid?There is a new trend in Silicon Valley according to Chris Kilham, Medicine Hunter Inc Founder. Its called LSD microdosing and you use a fraction of the amount of LSD you would normally use to trip. It seems at around 10 micrograms or so, or 12 micrograms of LSD, is sufficient to generate what we kn...
mcb21
156 days 7 hours ago
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Gender Pay Gap - Is it real?With feminism on the rise and recent mass demonstrations for gender equality, I have been hearing a lot about gender pay gap. Something along the lines that a woman is paid 79 cents on the dollar for every dollar a male makes. However, I have not seen viable evidence for this notion, yet it is alway...
buku18
806 days 7 hours ago
+7
Top 7 reasons why dating in NYC sucksHi all, 30 year old male here. Moved from a (very big) Midwestern city during my quarter life crisis. Since then my career has achieved escape velocity averaging $20K/year increases in base pay. My career path is relatively low stress (software), highly engaging (for me), and provides tons of growt...
honeyoak87
316 days 8 hours ago
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Banker BagFess up, who's got one?http://www.wardenbrooks.com/history/NYSun.pdf My boutique* has just about all the swag you could ever want except the duffel bag, I've even got a nice librarian's tote bag for when I'm in a pinch. Anyone know where I can find a legit one? Greenhill/Laz/Perella/Evercore/Moelis ...
jack callahan
146 days 8 hours ago
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Thoughts on Daylight Savings?I recently read an article regarding why Daylight Savings is an antiquated practice and should be discountinued. According to the article, there is a correlation between a loss in an hour of sleep and health. Car accidents, strokes, and heart attacks spike in the days after the March time change. ...
imaginarynumber
36 days 12 hours ago
0
3/13/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming webinar rewinds on the WSO Frontpage (replays of old webinars you may have missed, free for 24 hours): Webinar: Private Equity Case -- 9pm ET, 3/19/16Rewind - RE Webinar - Multifamily Sector + Q&A - 12am ET, 3/26/2017Webinar: Natural Gas Scheduler - Day in the Life -...
AndyLouis
01 week 10 hours ago
+1
Great Minds Think Alike - How Effective Networking Works on WallStThe Secret by Rhonda Byrne hinges on the idea of "Likes attract likes." Yes, this is where all of us Engineers and Science types scream "Bullshit!!!" because we know opposites attract and likes repel. But the affinity of people is not electromagnetism but a, and no homo here, marriage of true minds....
Ebolamonkey
26 days 18 hours ago
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Who is the most famous person in your linkedin network?Who is the most famous/top ranking person in your linkedin network? ...
corneliustone
336 days 18 hours ago
+6
What are your favorite/least favorite airports?I'll start us off, LaGuardia is the worst airport in the US. To those who've had the luxury of never setting foot in LaGuardia, allow me to provide an overview of the amenities: Highest rate of flight cancellations and delays in the US No convenient way to get to the airport through mass transit Scu...
CreditMunich
601 week 1 hour ago
0
CFA lvl 1 Study partner?I am signing up for the early registration to take CFA level 1 this week (Deadline on the 15th for December '17 test). Anyone in the Li or nyc area looking to link up and go over material with once in a while? Staying on a study track with a partner and going over info once in a while always seems t...
john malkovich
01 week 5 hours ago
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Let the Madness Begin!March Madness, that is. They announced the 2017 bracket today. The odds of picking a perfect bracket are 1 in 9,223,372,036,854,775,808. Anything can happen! Here is a link to this year's bracket So monkeys, who's cutting down the nets? And who will be this year's Cinderella story? ...
mcb21
01 week 6 hours ago
+5
Airline of Choice?I saw the topic on drinks on flights, so I thought I'd get a somewhat related topic going as well. What airlines do you monkeys prefer (from a passenger's perspective). I used to be a diehard Virgin America fan (live in SF, flew often to India on its partner, Emirates). However since the Alaska merg...
CHECK6
951 week 8 hours ago
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Success Depends on Personality, Not IQ According to an analysis conducted in a recent study, intellectual power may not be enough to achieve success in life. As the researchers note, the best driver of success in a person's life seems to be their personality. Determined after the examination of "four different data sets, which, between t...
shakeNbake
31 week 8 hours ago
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Need advice for my friend- He's a soon to be Summer internSo my buddy has accepted a summer offer at Middle Market bank for IB. He's got a crystal clean record until last week when we were at Spring Break (Daytona Beach). Long story short he was stopped by an ABC officer for holding a beer. He then was not physically arrested, but given a "Notice to Appear...
matt6991
21 week 10 hours ago
0
Financial News from Social Media?Most of us have read through GS Elevator's quotes and observations about banker culture. Even non-finance people like Wu-Tang Financial's rap verses filled in with finance jargon. Beyond these, I was wondering if anyone uses social media to read news and commentary, especially regarding finance/mark...
JTH
01 week 13 hours ago
+2
New at poker. How did you all learn the basics of the game?I noticed there are a lot of poker players on WSO. I'm starting to get an interest in the game but still don't understand some basics in the game. I get confused with things such as when to call and check, as some of the tutorial courses I take (like poker fighter) don't really elaborate on why doi...
dchd9
371 week 13 hours ago
+10
What's the most valuable and versatile Undergraduate Degree nowadays and looking into the future?As a Senior HS student looking ahead not just 5 years from now but 15 years down the road, it scares me. I've been always interested in studying finance/business for my undergrad. Seeing the stagnating finance industry and the increase in automation (or atleast intentions to do so), I am having doub...
thefinancekid
1051 week 15 hours ago
+2
Laptop Reccomendations?I will be a freshman Finance student and was looking for some laptop recs. Do I need or would it help to have a 10 key built into the laptop? Thanks! ...
bananafone123
71 week 1 day ago
0
Do memes affect the banking industry?We need to study the correlation between memes and the stock market doing so well as of late. Thoughts? ...
Juanisimo03
01 week 1 day ago
0
WSO Upcoming Events pictureI love the picture for the upcoming events on the WSO main page in the revised layout. A 10:1 ratio of males to females, an all white cast, beer and a drunk Patrick Curtis. ...
Frank Quattrone
01 week 1 day ago
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Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. ForumRecently got informed that I am 1 of 30 students invited to go on a trip to the Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. Forum at the end of the month. We'll be staying at the Hilton in Midtown. I go to a total non-target in Florida, so I'm excited to finally be visiting the biggest city in the country where all the fin...
abssc
31 week 1 day ago
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"Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full?"​ - An Intriguing Response!Words: 218 | Reading Time: <1 min | Flesch-Kincaid Grade: 10.2 The question is: Is the glass half empty or half full? And it is supposed to test your Psychological preference to being an Optimist or Pessimist as the Optimist assumes half-full and the Pessimist assumes half-empty. But what the q...
Ebolamonkey
71 week 1 day ago
+1
Is this the beginning of a flurry of Tech IPOs'? Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, had a stellar first day in its public debut on the New York Stock Exchange, popping 44%. The self-proclaimed camera company that began its roots as an ephemeral photo-sharing app first priced its IPO at $17 per share on Wednesday. The stock opened at $24 ...
FinDroid
71 week 1 day ago
0
Balancing Social and Academic Life In UniversityStarting off, I'm going to be attending a target this coming fall and I'm quite excited to be honest. I'm ready to soak in all the new experiences university has to offer me and whether that is new people, parties, the girls, or sports and academic clubs (finance clubs), I'm excited to say the least...
lucrative
21 week 1 day ago
+1
Information SourcesSo I was at dinner last night and really lamenting the information sources available nowadays. I am looking for some suggestions of either magazines, journals (academic or other), as well as research sources. Looking for science, medical, foreign affairs, economics, technology, anything other than c...
TNA
11 week 2 days ago
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Wall Street Prep dedicationMy friend recently bought into the Wall Street Prep hype. I saw the folders of content and the duration's of some of the videos. The content of the program seems like a semester worth of work on its own. With that said, I'm curious as to what kind of a time commitment WSP will require and how do som...
AlfredPennyworth
11 week 2 days ago
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Wendy's newest menu item: TechnologyOver the past few weeks, automation has been a trending theme among many industries. Granted automation has its benefits with regards to labour cost cuts, it also presents a contributing negative factor; unemployment. Wendy's recent announcement: The Dublin, Ohio, hamburger chain will install self...
Proteus
461 week 2 days ago
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Need new hearing aid for grandpa. Anybody have any experience with them?Title is self-explanatory. Need a hearing aid that feels reasonably comfortable to wear, and does not have any noisy irritating buzzing sound that gets to the head. Any ideas where I should look? EDIT:- I was actually hoping to get some idea of the brands that have a reputation of good products, and...
Frank Quattrone
91 week 2 days ago
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RejectionMod Note (Andy): Make sure to check out the comment inside the post by @M- Weintraub So, it's been a while since I've provided content to this wonderful website (sorry Patrick). But, I figure now would be a good time. I just received a nice "Your no longer being considered for this job" update on a...
bfin
501 week 2 days ago
+2
GOP Releases Plan to Repeal, Replace ObamacareAn article on CNBC stated that congressional Republicans released their formal plan for replacing Obamacare tonight. The bill calls for issuing a refundable, advanceable tax credit to customers of individual health plans with the value of that credit tied to age and income. Tax credits would begin...
PatrickStar120
321 week 2 days ago
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What's the most $ you could lose for your firm w/ one click? Or how much damage could you cause with one error? one wrong click, one wrong number inputed do you ever get home and think "shit, did i forget to....." ...
Making Monkey
441 week 2 days ago
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Best Ski ResortsWhat are the best ski resorts in the US and worldwide? ...
Chemecon
791 week 2 days ago
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Will this investment tracking tool make private wealth management douchebags extinct?We all know the name of the game for private wealth managers- schmooze the client, just perform average, send the client flowers on their birthday, get paid, and in general being a big tool. This new tool by Wikinvest can finally put wipe them out (at least some of the worst ones). Similar to Mint, ...
naucharlie
91 week 2 days ago
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Can anyone familiar with the NYC government hiring process?Well I am truly in the same boat as you, I received an offer in November with the DEP, the problem I have is the fact that I at present live in Alabama and have to transfer, but I have no start date, now the lease in my residence is up and I don't want to renew and then have to pay to break it when ...
Virginaluther12
01 week 2 days ago
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New Laptop from HPSo my HP laptop of 2-3 years is coming apart at the seams where the monitor meets the keyboard, for all intents and purposes it is a desktop. Now I'm looking to upgrade(or rather downgrade) to a more utilitarian laptop. I had questions regarding the AMD Quad Core and the Intel i3 or i5, which is be...
C.R.E. Shervin
01 week 3 days ago
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Best Passport?Considering changing my citizenship to something that might reduce my taxes, and give me visa-free travel to some of the world's best hotspots. No, I do not want to be American, and yes, I would prefer someplace where I could stay for a relatively long period (so that cuts Bermuda, etc.). Any ideas,...
Frank Quattrone
501 week 3 days ago

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