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+1WSO Caption Contest - March 13, 2019... Collect Silver Bananas and Win a Free WSO T-Shirt

AndyLouis

<abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> 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...

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+1Chess

2733278823

If any of you prestige whores want to compare something that matters such as intelligence, hit my line and we can play a fun game of chess. Lichess or chess.com is suitable. Bullet/blitz none of that 3 days a move bullshit.

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+1GPA Cutoff for Accounting Majors

Sunshine Funshine

Let's face it - accounting (i.e. breaking into Big 4 Audit) is not nearly as competitive as <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> or <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr> jobs. So what's the GPA cutoff for accounting majors?...

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+1What makes computer speakers special? Also, sound system recommendations?

GoldenCinderblock

I'm doing some morning drinking and Amazoning and have decided my new office needs a surround-sound setup. I have a nice sound situation at the TV, which I watch maybe 25 minutes a day of while I eat. But I spend like 3-16 hours in my office and I'm using bullshit $50 M-Audio studio...

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+1Risk Appetite

YoungDumbFullOfRum

For a little context: I'm currently weighing up a job move. It may well prove to be the most significant move of my career and, with it, I'm under a barrage of all sorts of emotion - excitement, anxiety, fear... It led me to wondering what some of the biggest risks other...

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+1Microsoft MB-200 Exam Questions

Brain-Dumps

Microsoft is one of the most famous vendors of present techno world and offers numerous worthwhile certification programs. Therefore, many IT professionals aim to secure these valuable Microsoft credentials and take their career to the next level. We at Braindumps4IT are committed to providing...

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+1Looking For Female Roommate For July 1 Move In - NYC

tokyobanana

Seeking a female roommate for a July 1st move in, I'm starting at a <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> in mid July. Preferred neighborhoods are Midtown West/East and Hudson Yards. PM if interested. Thanks!

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+1Listing your software (Windows pc/laptop)

Wamlers

I need to download and install some useful software on a new laptop. Like the Google Chrome .YoMail .Firefox that i have got.

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+1Your biggest “Aha!” Moment

HotelMotel

As the title states, what has been your biggest Aha! moment? Whether it’s about life or your career. Was there a positive/negative experience, a success/failure, that provided a great deal of clarity, whether at that moment or something you looked back on after several years?

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+1Digital Transformation, Mobile & Cloud Solution | Web Design & Development for small enterprises to fuel their growth

mkate.mick

How to plan a Digital transformation strategy that works even for small businesses and enterprises to fuel their business?

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+1What do you think the most lucrative segment of finance will be in 20 years?

hedgehog9

What do you all think the most profitable segment of finance will be in 20 years? Segments could include <abbr title="hedge fund">HF</abbr> (specify strategy) / <abbr title="asset management">AM</abbr> (specify asset class), <abbr...

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+1Did you know personally know anyone that bribed/paid their way to college?

Bernie L Madoff

Admist all the drama with coaches and executives with bribery and corruption, hopefully you guys have some juicy stories to tell. The amount of ignorance and greediness is unbelievable.

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+1Would you take it? Aurora Cannabis

TylerJ

Hi Guys - I haven't been here since 2016 but figured you would be the best mix of people to help me figure this out. Senior Manager with Big 4 Consulting (Strategy/Ops), and was just approached for a Director role with Aurora Cannabis. Pay is maybe ~10-15% more and hours better. But...

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+1This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy

Lucky Luciano

Has anyone watched the new docuseries "This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy" on Amazon? It's done by Adam McKay (The Big Short) and covers topics like money laundering, A.I., currencies, and "the correlation between being rich and being a dick". To me it...

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+1What is visa policy for USA

Uxar-Hawking

What is visa policy for USA for peoples of others countries specialy for asian and afghanistanis indian and pakistan

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+1How Will Virtual Reality Technology Change Us

ianmorris813

You might have had the virtual reality gaming experience using one of your cox internet deals. But virtual reality isn’t limited to that. It is a technology that makes a real difference to collective futures. VIR is definitely the next big thing after the advent of the Internet. It has been...

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+1Who is the hottest sell side analyst on Wall Street?

famejranc

Who is the hottest sell side analyst on Wall Street? Wondering so that I can ask her out next time I'm in New York City.

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+1Anyone have experience breaking a lease?

ASC_842

Care to share advice on how to minimize losses when a lease needs to be broken? 100 characters here!

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+1Within the First 5 Minutes of the NYU Housing Application Being Available, It Crashes

DanielHardman

Within the first 5 minutes of the NYU housing application being available online, it crashed already. Welcome to Summer 2019...

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+1Basic book on numerical methods - stochastic calculus

The Original Mark Hannah

For job reasons I have to learn more about numerical methods, probabilities and stochastic calclus (brown, ito, etc.) Do you guys can recommend me a good book on these? A book that one without a math background could understand, that starts from the basic perhaps Thanks a lot

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+1pirates of somalia: ending the threat, rebuilding a nation

famejranc

so i've been part of the reading the mentioned report and it is pretty interesting/kind of funny. here's a lil snippet: The parameters adopted predict that an average payment of US$10,478 is offered to each member of a successful attack team. Since the contract generally offered by...

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+1Whats the feasibility of constructing a rental complex as a not for profit?

ASC_842

I have been thinking about this for a few years. The plan is to construct a building to serve local communities by providing housing that is affordable with an aim to attract "outsiders." Ideally these rentals would be filled with low risk tenants and there would be no corrupt...

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+1[Switching industries] What level employees to reach out to/cold call at bigger firms?

donaldtrumplightweight

Hi all Been trying to break into RE at a bigger-size shop (KPMG, CBRE, JLL, etc.) but don't know anyone in these firms (graduated from Midwest/Ohio years back). Saw a post from a while ago here about a 2-yr analyst telling how he'd want to be reached out to (albeit the industry was...

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+1Bill Gross's Asperger

HighlyLeveredCat

In a recent Bloomberg interview, former bond king Bill Gross revealed that he has known for some times that he has Asperger syndrome. He noted that perhaps having Autistic Spectrums Disorder have benefited him as an investor as not being able to be affected by emotion for minute movement in the...

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+1Starting a school investing club

ACCTStudentIB

Hello! So I am trying to build a strong student profile while I am attending school at a community college. I plan on transferring to a university to complete a <abbr title="balance sheet">BS</abbr> in accounting and finance. (Interested in applying to UTDallas,...

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+1How to flirt with girls - written by girls

faceslappingcompilation

Found links to these 2 ebooks being passed around...read them...and these are actually really really good. These books were written by women who help guys flirt with girls. just like.... And yes, i have a GF...i've dated A LOT from tinder, bumble, and the other apps....i have no...

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+1- Years of evolution where most men went hunting, fishing, or toiling the fields

famejranc

- years of evolution where most men went hunting, fishing, or toiling the fields - very little communication involved, and if you did speak it was with people you knew well anyway - silent types are totally acceptable, sometimes even respected for their ability to focus - fast forward to...

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+1Why is there no off-topic hall of fame?

semi.target

I have enjoyed the Hall of Fame sections of the investment banking and hedge fund forums, but I think a hall of fame for the best off topic posts is needed, thoughts?

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+1YORKU- Financial & Business Economics Program

soniea808

Financial & Business Economics Program How much math is involved in this program (until gr 12 level?) Any ideas about the program for someone needing a high GPA to pursue grad school ?

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+1A good read in today's FT

atticusFinch

Best part of the article was the mic drop moment. Moving from a percentage to a multiple of salary as bonus is certainly life changing. Plus the person is a lateral hire. A fairy tale, I must say. https://www.ft.com/content/b3a917a2-3370-11e9-9be1-7dc6e2dfa65e

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+1Who is the greatest businessman of all time?

famejranc

Going off of the Jeff Bezos versus Bill Gates thread, who is the greatest businessman of all time??? My vote goes to Kevin O'Leary.

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+12016 - 2020 candidates shaking politics up

iBankedUp

I'll throw Trump supporters a bone and say while I think execution is lacking, Trump brought up all very good points during his 2016 run and currently as president. So we can agree that from an objective standpoint, border security, immigration reform, shitty trade, China, taxes, are all...

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+1HBA transfer

soniea808

Hello! Im currently an undergrad and have completed 1 year and a half years of university. I've decided to transfer from BCOM to HBA. I didnt do well in first year however managed to get all A's in second. I am not sure if i should change my program to remain eligbile for transfer...

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+1New York bonus withholding is criminal

PeterMBA2018

I received my bonus this week. While the federal government withholds supplemental income (read: bonus) at a somewhat reasonable rate of 22% (assuming your bonus is separate from your normal paycheck), <abbr title="New York">NY</abbr> state withholds at a rate of 9.62%...

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+1What percentage of your income do you donate?

mbahopeful88

The title says it all. How much do you monkeys donate to charity? What do you guys do to give back to society?

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+1March/2019 Microsoft MS-900 Dumps PDF (Updated Version)

ammy-jhon

I was so scared in the start of preparation then i download microsoft ms-900 dumps pdf. The quality of microsoft exam preparation material was excellent and best for study preparation. My teacher consulting me realdumpspdf for ms-900 exam preparation, it will help me to cover all my syllabus and...

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+1thiel fellows

famejranc

did any of you apply to the thiel fellowship when you were in undergrad? let's say that i have an idea and am interested in learnining more about it from you all

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+1Anyone took Managing Growth at HBS?

French35

I am not a Harvard or <abbr title="Harvard Business School">HBS</abbr> student but I really want to learn how to manage the growth in a venture. Is there anyone from <abbr title="Harvard Business School">HBS</abbr> here who took that class and willing...

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+1Impiger Tech- Digital Transformation for growth

mkate.mick

How to plan a Digital transformation strategy that works even for small businesses and enterprises to fuel their business?

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+1Visiting NYC for break, looking for suggestions on the best restaurants/bars/clubs/etc.

NorcalClassof2019

Title is pretty self explanatory. Haven't been to <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> in ~7 years, recently signed myFT <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> offer, taking my girlfriend to <abbr title="New York...

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+1What is your way of dealing with a fever?

2733278823

I have a fever at the moment and I've been trying to sleep it out but it hasn't gotten any better. What's <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> remedy?

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+1Digital Transformation, Mobile & Cloud Solution | Web Design

mkate.mick

How to plan a Digital transformation strategy that works even for small businesses and enterprises to fuel their business?

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+1Purchase CANADA Documents to travel (+1 929-367-7910) ([email protected]) http://citizenshipforsale.net

john2983miller

For USA,CANADA,AUSTRALIA, ASIA & EU COUNTRIES!! Please "Search No More", Your curiosity has landed you to the right place whether you are based in America's, Australia, Africa, Asia or Europe as long as you have a Valid P.O Box or House Address we shall make sure the...

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+1What don´t you know you don´t know?

kobemann

We´ve all heard about the Dunning - Kruger effect back in that behavioural econ class and learnt that not knowing what we don´t know is a bad situation. Things go entirely south when we are certain we know something, but it turns out to be completely wrong. Back in my first internship...

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+1Math required for Financial industry?

Bankerstreet

Gonna have to go through Calc 1, 2 and Linear this year so I was wondering, are there any jobs in finance that even use calculus level of math or higher? When I say jobs in finance, I'm referring to people who major in finance/business and not something STEM-related. (This excludes...

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+1The Art of Storytelling

LDNFinance

Alright, so you've landed a gig and know that your communication skills were good enough to beat the gatekeepers. However, that's not the end. The ceiling for developing communications skills is almost endless and I've recently gained an interest in the art of storytelling....

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+1Disney now owns Fox

Appley

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/20/disney-ceo-bob-iger-sent-a-memo-to-employees-fox-deals-close.html Thoughts? This is pretty crazy news for someone who was randomly strolling through the internet.

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+11Z0-1021 Exam VCE Test Questions

Bella-Jullia

At VceTests, we believe in quality and effectiveness of exam study material to help students in their certification exams. Our professional experts gather and design Exam Questions answers and practice tests from the students’ perspective and in accordance with the syllabus requirements. We...

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+1Anyone familiar with surfing around San francisco?

Vandelay Industrys

i know i know, this is not a surfing forum and not many finance people surf but anyone familiar with the surf in between golden gate bridge down ocean beach through pacifica and down to santa cruz? going this week and trying to figure out some good spots to hit with the current WNW swell. thanks

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+1Does being physically fit increase your chances of landing a job?

CodyParkey

Curious what yall think. Graduating soon and getting back in the gym after gaining some weight. Been kind of motivating myself with the assumption that people prefer working with people that are fit/healthy.

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+1WIthholding ambitions about paths in a different industry, line of work, or a path not offered at current office

ASC_842

I believe this is the thing to keep hush hush hush. I overheard a coworker talking about moving different company. I don't care, but I thought it was dumb.

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+1WSO Podcast: Andrew Kortina: The Story of Venmo

famejranc

[Link to the episode](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/podcast/andrew-kortina-the-story-of-venmo) Some quotes with timestamps: 6:40 - I remember when I graduated from college... my mom was like, "What are you going to do once you're out of school? Are you going to get a job, or...

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+1Business Knowledge

questionhtc1

Q. What capabilities are needed to achieve success? To successfully compete; strong and differentiated capabilities are also needed. For example, if you are pursuing an innovation/product leadership strategy, you need resources and people who know how to be innovative and create a culture of...

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0Do you ever feel insecure next to people who are better than you?

Sunshine Funshine

Most of us on this forum are pretty well-off. But let's say you're at a bar talking to a girl, and then a multi-billionaire hedge fund owner walks in at the stool next to you guys. Do you ever get a little jealous, still, or are you at the point where you're confident in...

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0Does anyone actually think that finance is interesting?

famejranc

Am I the only who who doesn't think that finance is interesting at all? Or do you guys actually like the study of/working in finance?

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0Most interesting people on Wall Street

hedgefundwannabe

Who would you say is the most interesting person on wall street, in terms of crazy career trajectory, unusual hobbies, etc. I'd so Soros is up there for me personally.

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03 statement model balancing help!

Wei101

Hey guys - I'm learning about three statement modelling and DCFs, but am having trouble with the balancing. I think I've got the basics down, but it's off balance by a bit. Would really appreciate if one of you talented folks could give this a look! Edit:.

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0Finally got the offer, and genuinely don't know if I was low balled

ASC_842

I don't care that much for the number and don't want to be like the guy that got his offer rescinded. I am considering giving a single counter and taking what they provide if they say no. I am very grateful and happy with having got the job, so it is no big deal. There are other...

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0Best college you know someone transferred from community college

2733278823

Met a guy that spent 2 years in community college and then then transferred to NYU Stern. You guys know any people that went to community college then transferred to an upper tier university?

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0How much $ for trophy wife

noldiesplz

How wealthy would you say you have to be (approximately) to afford a trophy wife (e.g Rupert Murdoch, whose wife is almost 40 years younger), in later life? $5 million liquid? $10 million? Serious comments please. <h3>How much money does it cost to find a trophy wife?</h3> <img...

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0Time Management Tips for IT Leaders

Alexandra Smith

At some point, executives and IT leaders have complained that there’s not too much time in a day to complete a task. As a team leader, you are always confronted with an issue or problem that takes your concentration away from your main job—such as driving sales or moving your organization...

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0The Investment Fund Game

avatilbin

A hedge fund can be quite risky and very expensive to get. It is not designed for average investors. In addition, hedge funds aren't highly governed by the government. ###Using Investment Fund There are many kinds of investments. Venture investment is just one of the most prospective...

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0If you were President of the United States, who would be in your cabinet?

2733278823

If you were president and you had the opportunity to put together the most ruthless motherfuckers in the finance world, whose only job is to strengthen the economy, as your cabinet, who would you pick? Secretary of State: Rex Tillerson (Not Bad), Mitt Romney was a candidate Secretary of...

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0What is data science

Rajeev Sharma

Data science is the study of using scientific methods which can be involved in various processes. It also involves the use of algorithms and various tools which helps in learning the machine language. These tools may include python, r for data science, and other assembly languages. If one wants...

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0AMA - Sunshine Funshine

Sunshine Funshine

Hey guys, figured I would get things poppin and post an AMA, if you have any questions feel free to ask

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