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Would you still get a MacBook Pro?I came across a counterintuitive article. In this article, Consumer Reports says don't buy new MacBook Pro. Surprisingly, product-testing publication said the following: [quote] In three consecutive tests, one 13-inch MacBook Pro model ran for 16 hours in the first trial, 12.75 hours in the second ...
Passionate Investor
381 week 2 days ago
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Opinions of Living in HoustonSo recently I have been offered a position at a bank in Houston but, have read that crime is high in the city. My question is for people living in the city how is it? If I still would want to enjoy the night life the city has to offer. Also is Houston a city where you would need a car to get around...
Dominooch85
251 week 2 days ago
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The Rich Are Living Longer and Taking More From TaxpayersAs I was frantically refreshing my schools portal to find out my final marks, I stumbled upon an interesting article on Bloomberg. The article introduces the fact that living up to age 100 is possible now, but for those who are wealthy enough to afford it. It also goes onto say that many Americans a...
Proteus
251 week 2 days ago
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Why do South Asians lie about their race???They come in on H1B1 or whatever. From India, Pakistan, etc. And then lie about being Hispanic and Black. Employers are too stupid to figure this out apparently. So they get all the benefits of life. They get the benefit of H1B1, as employers (for whatever reason) hire H1B1 over Americans. Plus they...
TheLaughingLiberal
201 week 2 days ago
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Would you date an ex-prostitute?If you met a girl who was nice, friendly, and pretty, but you found out about her past, would you still date her? One of the girls at my neighborhood nail salon recently confessed to me that she used to have sex for money, but is now terrified that the person she's currently dating will leave her i...
biglawgirlfriend
791 week 2 days ago
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Most unbelievable way to land a job in your fieldOkay....location: west coast top 40 non target. I've heard from more than 3 people that... a staff working in one of the university's departments slept her way up (and the position is not that fancy) She also slept with quite a few students. Didn't get the chance to know her name though. ...
iridescent007
01 week 2 days ago
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Favorite dive bar in New YorkLike the subject says. Figured this would be a fun one for Friday afternoon. Mine is Rudy's, for what it's worth. There's nothing better than a $5 whiskey and beer special plus a free hot dog....
Craig McDermott
121 week 2 days ago
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Do you feel like you are/did utilizing college fully?As a current sophomore at a strong target, with a relatively easy major (business/finance), it seems like the things I do outside of my major matter just as much (if not more) than my grades (since its quite easy to get 3.7+). I'm not in a social fraternity, but I am in a few competitive finance clu...
DarknessEnthroned
181 week 2 days ago
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Stanley Cup PredictionsFor the hockey fans. Pick your team, talk your shit. Huge Caps fan over here and I'm thinking this might finally be the year they can polish off an unhealthy Penguins roster on their way to the cup. ...
LReed
341 week 3 days ago
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Luck plays a much bigger role in success than most people give credit forThe more I stick around in the HF industry and also invest my own P/A, the more I realize most of the big shot hedge fund managers don't have shit and are just lucky (right place, right time, right circumstance). Take Bill Ackman for instance - I don't even know where to start from his investment pi...
darthsidious
01 week 3 days ago
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A fatalistic view on life: Why most, if not all, of your success is from luckWSO's audience is incredibly motivated and driven to succeed, so I thought I'd reflect on success and the role that luck plays in it. My argument is that a significant portion, if not all, of one's success can be attributed to luck. This has been discussed on this forum before and in books such as...
LES
721 week 3 days ago
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Donate to bail out women so they can see their kids on mother's dayTitle more or less says it all. I stumbled upon this article which states that there is a group out there attempting to raise donations in order to bail out women who are currently awaiting trial so that they can see their kids on mother's day. Upon first sight this sounded ridiculous to me - just...
Tour
31 week 3 days ago
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Trump's "Big Deal" with North Korea De-nuclearization may be imminentI know America is crazy about this FBI firing and whether Trump is fit for President position. However, in Korea and Asia, North Korea issue is one of the huge issues here. Well, Trump, Russia, and North Korea issues may be intertwined after all. Trump administration's high official say North Ko...
reelice
31 week 3 days ago
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Exchange Semester: Boston vs. SF vs. LAHi guys, I am currently studying in Europe (target) and I want to do an exchange semester in the US. Besides the Ivy Schools (Harvard, Yale, Princeton) I also want to apply for Stanford and UCLA (and some backups). Besides looking at academic reputation it´s important for me to enjoy my time there...
jordan25
71 week 3 days ago
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What makes the "Always Be Closing" scene from Glengarry Glen Ross so special?I can't wrap my head around what makes the scene so good. Baldwin just seems to be ridiculing the salesman as if it's supposed to help. The only part that makes sense to me is when he tells them that "2nd place gets a set of steak knives, 3rd place gets fired." Other than that everything else doesn'...
my name is goldstein
71 week 3 days ago
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H1-B Lottery - Any international monkeys?So any international monkeys screwed by the H1-B Lottery? Unfortunately it seems I didn't get picked so will be heading home in the summer Unbelievable you work your ass off for 2 yrs to get a gig and then your fate is decided by a random lottery with no sense of merit Any others have had an exper...
phillyboy
361 week 3 days ago
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Anyone read The Alchemist?I've read the book once and am reading it again. It has really changed my life. I have always wanted to become a doctor, but after reading it, I realized that my true desire in life is to make it rich on Wall Street. So I quit trying to become a doctor, and am now trying to get into a top law school...
TheLaughingLiberal
141 week 4 days ago
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Searching for NYC banking housemates/apt shareHi, I'm an MSc student at Oxford who's graduating in late September of this year. And, I'm seeking an apartment share in NYC with people in the finance industry. For ref, I have a cat and am clean/quiet and have an offer at an IB. Feel free to pm me and request my linkedin profile address. Thanks-...
Oxonian2017
01 week 4 days ago
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WSO Caption Contest - May 5th... Collect Silver Bananas and Win a Free WSO T-ShirtYou 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 image posted below. The winner will be determined by the community based on the number of Silver Bananas awarded to each comment. In the event of a tie, the admins of the site...
AndyLouis
101 week 4 days ago
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Cornell ILR vs Vanderbilt?Hey guys, I've already posted a thread like this in the IB forum, but I didn't really get satisfactory answers. So basically I've been accepted as a transfer to both Cornell ILR and Vanderbilt for Econ. I want the best prospects for both consulting and ib (I'm really interested in both, but obviousl...
Flexbit
291 week 4 days ago
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Trump Fired Comey - Welcome to 1984 America!!Trump fired Comey, and he was planning to do so for about at least a week. I believe that while Comey was a bit clumsy at handling facts last week, there really wasn't enough ground for him to get fired - especially since his clumsiness actually pushed forward a stronger case against Abedin and co. ...
Frank Quattrone
721 week 4 days ago
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Billions Season 2First episode description: Chuck faces scrutiny within his office and from the Attorney General. Axe refortifies Axe Capital, and weighs his options for retaliation. The fund wrestles with a precarious economic landscape that threatens the very existence of Axe Cap. Wendy entertains an offer from a ...
StaphyBone
771 week 5 days ago
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Are passwords going be to obsolete?You know that you've forgotten your password before and thought, "Well, if I can't remember my password, then no one else can hack my account and that's great security." But is it? According to Brian Lennon's article, [quote] Poorly chosen and repeatedly used passwords are easy to guess, either thro...
Kamchowder
61 week 5 days ago
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Why do you think Shake Shack is struggling? Sales projected to be flat this year after pretty rapid growth. I think the place is really delicious (both burgers and chicken sandwiches), and it's priced super competitively, but I can see how the long waits can annoy common folk? https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/05/04/business/ap-us-earns-...
Remain-Anony
541 week 5 days ago
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Does Wall Street Like Clowns?Heya monkeys, when’s the last time you all saw a clown show? Were you ever scared by them as a kid? Loved them? Hated them? *And no the clown at work that annoys you doesn’t count.* And hey, regardless of how you feel about them, at least some of them are having a good time with it. [A former ...
Appley
51 week 5 days ago
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WSO Happy Hour: Thur 5/11, 7:00pm @Reichenbach Beer HallProst, dear monkeys! The first WSO Happy Hour of May will be at Reichenbach Beer Hall! Those who attended the April event have heard me wax about trying some new spots....this is one of them! Hoist a gorilla-size stein of beer and let's kick the weekend off right! @BillBelichick37" better be there t...
In The Flesh
141 week 5 days ago
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Does Amazon CEO ownership of Washington Post increase "volatility" of Amazon stock? So Jeff Bezos owns Washington Post. From what I am reading, Washington Post is critical of Trump. For this reason, Trump threatened Bezs that he will try to destroy Amazon. When there was a business leaders meeting with the president after the election, Jeff looked uncomfortable speaking with Trump....
reelice
21 week 5 days ago
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Islam, the White House, and the "Counter-Jihadist" movementSo I just got through an illuminating Vox article linked here: http://www.vox.com/world/2017/2/13/14559822/trump-islam-muslims-islamophobia-sharia and I want to get some thoughts from fellow WSO members. If you can't (or won't) read the entire article here is a short summary. 1.) a group of people ...
BobTheBaker
1821 week 5 days ago
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Best Netflix OriginalsJust like the title says, what do you believe are top Netflix originals. I'm currently watching Sense8 and quite enjoying it. I've also seen House of Cards as well. Looking for more recommendations. **Shows I've watched:** Stranger Things Sense8 Narcos(season 1) The Get Down (Both seasons) House o...
Proteus
341 week 5 days ago
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Reservation at Dorsia
31 week 5 days ago
0
Need help deciding between 2 laptops (Envy 15 x360 or SurfaceBook) Hey Guys, I Need help deciding between 2 laptops (Envy 15 x360 or SurfaceBook) I am in need of a new windows laptop for work/school (finance). Using the laptop just for business(Spreadsheets,Micro. Office, Video Streaming.) Personally I'm leaning towards the surfacebook because I'm a fan of using th...
Rchan100
41 week 5 days ago
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Personal InvestmentsI am starting to invest in equities (for fun and profit) and have a couple of questions I think the WSO community is most competent to address. Below is some context: - Total portfolio size is in the low thousands to be scaled up to 10k in the coming year allocated across 5 to 10 equities - I am int...
SlowClimber
31 week 5 days ago
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Favorite AthleteHello Monkeys, I have noticed many athletic related threads as of late and began to wonder which athletes WSO members would consider their favorite. It's hard to drill down to one, considering you can like athletes for many reasons (work ethic, natural skill, grit, DGAF attitude, off-field antics, ...
M. Gustave
1311 week 5 days ago
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The Art of Cheating SleepWhen I did my military service, we performed an exercise whereby we stayed up for 36 hours without food and then marched our way to the shooting range. The resulting spread of bullets on the target where equivalent to that of someone being significantly intoxicated. I think many of us can relate t...
kallester
921 week 5 days ago
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The Perceived vs. Actual amount of times a girl has been railed So, for the purpose of this post, I am asking you all a question: When you look at a girl can you, yourself, accurately judge how many times her vag has been crushed? In my case, I am usually close to the number about 50% of the time. Now, I don't necessarily mean you have to guess it perfectly bu...
Will Hunting
961 week 5 days ago
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Need Help Deciding 2 laptopsHey Guys, I Need help deciding between 2 laptops (Envy 15 x360 or SurfaceBook) I am in need of a new windows laptop for work/school (finance). Using the laptop just for business(Spreadsheets,Micro. Office, Video Streaming.) Personally I'm leaning towards the surfacebook because I'm a fan of using th...
Rchan100
21 week 5 days ago
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Google CEO Gets Nine-Figure Pay Package According to this Bloomberg [article](https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-28/alphabet-loves-google-ceo-so-much-he-gets-hundreds-of-millions), Google's CEO took home nearly $200 Million in 2016. This isn't his first time taking home a nine figure salary either; he's achieved this three ye...
silverbuck898
271 week 5 days ago
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Room Available June 1st - West Village - 2 bed / 1b bath----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
Derivs
21 week 5 days ago
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Feds Making A Literal Federal Case Out Of Uber’s BehaviorOnce again, Uber is in the news. This time it's pissed off not only majors of cities, taxi drivers, countries, employees, but now it's the federal government. As quoted by the article; [quote] An inquiry by the United States Department of Justice into Uber’s use of a program to deceive some regul...
Proteus
271 week 5 days ago
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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." [quote]“Almost as if out of central cast...
PatrickStar120
1461 week 5 days ago
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Trump fires FBI director ComeyPretty crazy to think that Trump, who openly praised Comey for his handling of Hilary's investigation a few months ago, went ahead and fired the man yesterday because of his recent handling of her case. Has Trump completely went off the rails?...
Marti Kahn
341 week 6 days ago
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WWIIILooks like things are getting heated. "Senior military officials say the U.S. is looking into whether Russia participated in Syria's chemical weapons attack earlier this week." http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2017/04/07/pentagon-russia-may-have-directly-participated-in-syrian-chemical-w...
TNA
251 week 6 days ago
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Top Public SchoolsWhat are the some public universities that you think deserve a ounce of respect? How do the rest you who went to target schools view these graduates? Both upper tier and middle tier schools welcome for discussion. Examples: UT Austin Michigan Penn State UVA UCLA Berkeley UNC Texas A&M William & Ma...
pd2348
741 week 6 days ago
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Change starts with you! Dear all, I have followed the WO for some time to get tips and insights, however this time I will post my first discussion. I want this to be a motivation for others who are underdogs, constantly battling hurdles and been through struggles in life. I want to start with saying that I am soon 23 ye...
Coco1234
01 week 6 days ago
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Mechanical Keyboards at work?Hey guys I've been thinking about reviving an old post about having Mechanical keyboards at work. What are your thoughts on it? Do any of you have a mechanical keyboard? I'm an equity research associate and share an office with another associate....
stjasivba
11 week 6 days ago
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Business idea for the summer, ideas you wish you had started when in universityI know this isn't the first topic of its kind, but the others are quite old and times change. As the title says, I would like to pick your minds for some business ideas. The reason being that a local CF boutique just f*cked me and canceled my summer internship and I have been so stupid to believe t...
Rubeus
151 week 6 days ago
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Cheapest Color PrintingI need to print a couple hundred color one-sided pages a week. Does anyone know the cheapest cost/page way to go about doing this? i.e. what type of printer is most efficient/etc?...
GoldenCinderblock
01 week 6 days ago
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Tri-state monkeys, what's your commute time?Title says it all - assume commute time is from when you leave your home to when you arrive at work. Method(s) of transportation would be interesting as well. ...
PeterMBA2018
11 week 6 days ago
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Who you are vs What you think the world thinks you are - JRE interview w/ Guy Ritchie Great interview w/ director Guy Ritchie, the best part starts at about 16:50 and goes on for about ~15min. definitely worth a listen. Talks about self perception, confidence, taking ownership, etc. The way he explains it and ties it in with the themes of life and his own story telling is pretty inte...
AndyLouis
12 weeks 32 min ago
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How do you manage finals week?As a fourth year college student, I feel I have acquired some necessary skills related to exam-taking. My strategy, tried and true, requires students spend many hours studying outside the classroom during the first 12 weeks of the semester, but guarantees the absence of anxiety in the last 4. What...
Flowbot
992 weeks 9 hours ago
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Pro-North Korea nominee elected as the new South Korea's PresidentThere was a presidential election in South Korea today. Mr.Moon is elected as the new president of South Korea. Mr. Moon has long been criticized for his ties to North Korea. His ties to North Korea has been a center of this presidential election. Mr. Moon announced before the election that he wi...
reelice
02 weeks 12 hours ago
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What departments will move out of UK after BrexitAs you may know some Inv. Banks want to move out of UK due to the Brexit. JPM, GS, DB etc all said that they want to move out, but do you know which departments will move out? Is it the IBD or S&T? Or something else? Thank you ...
Liverpool2016
02 weeks 14 hours ago
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Asians in TechnologyConsidering the CEOs of tech giants Google and Microsoft are both Indians, do you guys think Asians face less discrimination and have more opportunities to climb up the corporate ladder in technology compared to finance?...
finnerd
12 weeks 17 hours ago
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How good do people have it?I enjoy reading Barry Ritholtz, and I think he does an awesome podcast (almost as good as the WSO podcast). He recently wrote an article about how we perceive wealth. [quote] Wealth, as we have observed before, is a relative concept. We measure our economic well being by looking at our peers, not at...
JTH
32 weeks 19 hours ago
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How To Ask For AnythingWhatever you want in life, you’re going to have to ask for it. It doesn’t matter if you desire to excel in your career or to live on the beach—[I’ve done both](http://geoffblades.com/greatest-achievement-goldman-sachs-vp-quitting/)—you’re going to need other people’s help. A problem m...
geoffblades
232 weeks 19 hours ago
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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 d...
dchd9
422 weeks 22 hours ago
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Coach buying Kate Spade Coach said it would buy Kate Spade for $2.4 billion as it look to tap the popularity of Kate Spade's satchels and totes among millennials. (About 60% customers of KS are millennials) The offer was $18.50 per share, a 9% premium from Kate Spade's Friday close. KS got >15% of its sales outside NA. K...
iridescent007
82 weeks 1 day ago
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Le Pen and Macron advance to second round of French presidential electionMarine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron will advance to the second round of the French presidential election on May 7th. As of last night, the vote tally stands at: Le Pen: 23.4% Macron: 22.9% Fillon: 19.7% Melenchon: 18.6% Thoughts and comments? Who are you rooting for? For the latest updates, see...
TheEmperor
772 weeks 1 day ago
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Ex-NFL players getting scammedThe whole topic of concussions and CTE has been big in the news over the past few years, most notably regarding NFL players, past and present. The six-year class action suit against the NFL for hiding the long-term effects of concussions ended in December, and applications for compensation are due t...
JTH
02 weeks 1 day ago
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Traffic could become a thing of the pastWhenever I'm on the road, the one thing I absolutely hate to encounter is traffic. It looks like not only is Elon Musk planning to go to Mars and improve green energy, but now he wants to solve traffic as well. Elon's new company *The Boring Company* recently came out to explain what the use of th...
Proteus
222 weeks 1 day ago
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Good Markets for StartupsLately I have been thinking of potentially creating a startup at some point. My only issue is that I cannot think of any really good ideas or markets to target. I would like to get some feedback on what would be some good markets to look at and then problems with that current market. ...
thebellcurve
02 weeks 1 day ago
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5/8/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming WSO Meet Ups: WSO Happy Hour - Paris: Fri, 19 May, 8:00pm @ Les Etages Upcoming podcasts, webinars and webinar rewinds on the WSO Frontpage (replays of old webinars you may have missed, free for 24 hours): Podcast: How to make the most out of B-School - Max Levenstei...
AndyLouis
02 weeks 2 days ago
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Realizing finance is not for you? Moving from finance to a completely different industryContext: I'll be going into college soon with the goal in mind of pursuing finance and I have made my college choice based that. I've been pretty certain about finance and as recruiting starts earlier & earlier, college students are forced to choose a path early on and to stick with it (sunk cost fa...
thefinancekid
02 weeks 2 days ago
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Trump To Consider Breaking Up Wall Street BanksMorning everyone, hope we are all having a good start to the week. The following quote is from this article that I came across this morning. [quote] “I’m looking at that right now,” Trump said of breaking up banks in the 30-minute Oval Office interview. “There’s some people that want to...
Wu_Tang Financial
462 weeks 2 days ago
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Which hedge fund would you guys want to work for?Which of these hedge funds would you like to work for and why? The below comes from an article on bloomberg: Hedge Fund Net Gains Year Founded Bridgewater Pure $35.8 Billion 1975 Quantum Endowment Fund $31.2 Billion ...
TraderDaily
202 weeks 3 days ago
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What's your favorite restaurant/place to eat in London?Being a big fan of extensive wining & dining im just gonna jack Will Huntings thread and make the London equivalent out of it. Where do you guys enjoy eating during your lunch break or when you go out for dinner? This could serve as a good resource for others who are/will be working in London or p...
GBB_19NHS
92 weeks 3 days ago
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What's your favorite restaurant/place to eat in New York City?Where do you guys enjoy eating during your lunch break or when you go out for dinner? This could serve as a good resource for others who will be interning in NYC or people who will be full time. Please rate the expensiveness and the area in which it is located!...
Will Hunting
742 weeks 3 days ago
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Freedom Is All About To Do What You Love, So Relocate To Your Loved Places With UsFreedom is not about to show, it is about to do what you love and in which you feel comfortable and gets self satisfaction. This is what freedom means. You have freedom for wearing any sort of clothes, accessories; go anywhere, party hard and anything you want. But when it comes to shift you sit sil...
surbhish
02 weeks 3 days ago
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Question probably answeredI'm asking for a friend, I think I found out what my answer to the question is though, thanks for help....
wangotag
22 weeks 3 days ago
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Best Industry for gaining the best knowledgeHello Everyone, I want to hear your opinions regarding the best industry/path to real economic/financial knowledge. While I cannot say that I don't want to be extremely rich one day, my main goal is to use my knowledge and capital accumulated throughout the years to go on my own entrepreneurial ven...
FrattyLiver
32 weeks 4 days ago
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Should We Pay NCAA AthletesI know there is an old WSO thread on this but I want to rehash this age old conversation. Recently, the University of Texas announced $10,500 lockers for every athlete on the football team and I think it's ridiculous that they can roll these out and still argue against paying athletes a large stipe...
nontargathlete
472 weeks 4 days ago
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Why Lonzo Ball didn't get an endorsement deal with one of the big athletic shoe companiesApparently the top athletic shoe/apparel brands (Nike, Adidas, Under Armour) are not interested in an endorsement deal with Lonzo Ball (who will likely go as the third overall pick to the Lakers in this year's NBA Draft). [quote] Never in the history of modern-day shoe endorsements have the big co...
mcb21
42 weeks 4 days ago
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Private School instead of an inheritanceI came across a interesting concept the other day about sending your children to private school as an early inheritance. The article describes this family's decision to give their children (what they believe to be) an education that will develop their character much more than a public education woul...
JTH
492 weeks 4 days ago
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Saban's $11 Million Dollar Contract Is Still Low For What He Brings InNow I know what you are thinking. He just became the highest paid coach in the United States for both professional and collegiate sports, how can he be undervalued? In finance, you are only worth what you bring in right? If you are not generating revenue you will be shown the door, and if you brin...
Wu_Tang Financial
02 weeks 4 days ago
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Top 25 Companies with Highest Paying Internships in the United StatesGlassdoor just released a list of the top 25 highest paying internships. Now it's important to know that the median monthly salaries were calculated based on internships in the entire company - regardless of specific function. https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/highest-paying-internships-2017/ **Face...
thefinancekid
22 weeks 4 days ago
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Goldman Sachs wants to lend you money. Is this banking 2.0 or a complete mistake? 3~5 years ago Goldman Sachs started lending money through their "Marcus" online-lending platform that provides instant lending. So basically they want lend you money to renovate home and take care of your existing loans and etc. Name Marcus comes from founder of Goldman Sachs "Marcus Goldman" Reas...
reelice
42 weeks 4 days ago
0
Can someone explain this quote from the film "Wall Street?""There came into an Egypt a Pharaoh who did not know." What is this referring to? This isn't even a prophecy. ...
my name is goldstein
32 weeks 4 days ago
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WSO Caption Contest - April 27th... Collect Silver Bananas and Win a Free WSO T-ShirtYou 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 image posted below. The winner will be determined by the community based on the number of Silver Bananas awarded to each comment. In the event of a tie, the admins of the site...
AndyLouis
322 weeks 4 days ago
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Trump vs CBS After Colbert's Uncalled For CommentsJust when I thought the news was stall, I read this article about Trump vs CBS. According to the article, Trump treated John Dickerson; a CBS news reporter with no respect. In response to the way John was treated, the article states that; [quote] “When you insult one member of the CBS family, you...
Proteus
282 weeks 4 days ago
+2
Is Living on the East Coast Worth It?I grew up on the East Coast, lived in an ultra affluent suburb, went to a prep school and now go to an East Coast Semi-Target/Target. I'm sure I just described half the people on this website. I will be interning in NYC this summer and most likely working for a bank in NYC when I get out of school....
kpx5ar4SSW
342 weeks 4 days ago
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Calling out boarding/prep school kidsFor the people that went to these top boarding school especially in New England, is it incredibly easy(ier) to get into an elite university/ivy compared to a public school? Just looking at the college placements at some of these schools is insane....
ltohang
692 weeks 4 days ago
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Private Grade Schools & HighschoolsAs I get older and as my siblings get older and have kids, I've noticed that we've been talking more and more about schools (mainly grade school & highschool) -- e.g. what area to live in based on schools, public vs. private, cost of schools, etc. It's pretty clear that many people on this site com...
Poff
1112 weeks 4 days ago
+3
Why do people hate on Donald Trump?He went to Wharton which is something non of you will ever accomplish, he broke into the Presidency, he wants to kill terrorists, he wants to bring jobs back for A-M-E-R-I-C-A-N-S, he wants to make fair trade deals and wants to make sure we don't hire illegal aliens. What's so bad about him?????...
my name is goldstein
92 weeks 5 days ago
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WTF California ....... WTFSo I hit up the La Brea Tar Pits this past weekend when a friend was in town and we were looking for some cheap tourisity stuff to do. I hadn't been to the Tar Pits since grade school so I thought it would be kind of cool to go and it should only cost a couple of dollars if that. Well I get ther...
WestCoastDeveloper
442 weeks 5 days ago
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Dave Spots You No-Interest Loans To Avoid Overdraft FeesHappy Thursday to everyone, we're almost to the weekend. I found this intriguing new article about *Mark Cuban*'s new fintech app **Dave** that I wanted to share. In short, the article states that; [quote] A new fintech app called Dave (portrayed as a cuddly, bespectacled bear) wants to help make t...
Proteus
42 weeks 5 days ago
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Best Chromebooks?curious to hear what you guys think on the best budget laptops. ...
BillBelichick37
12 weeks 5 days ago
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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
92 weeks 5 days ago
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A look back at fast food chains then and now[Here's a little blast from the past (pictures in link)](http://www.businessinsider.com/fast-food-restaurants-then-and-now-2017-5/#back-in-1955-mcdonalds-offered-15-cent-hamburgers-at-the-time-its-menu-only-offered-nine-items-1) My favorite fun facts from the article: [quote] Back in 1955, McDonal...
mcb21
02 weeks 5 days ago
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Penniless and living in a dump: a true storyThis is one of the most depressing tales I've heard of. (From [this site](https://wallstreetfinancier.blogspot.com/2017/05/the-boss-who-took-my-home-and-left-me.html)) "Max, You seem to be the only I know of that talks about the bad bosses in our lives. My name is Steve and I am a 42 years old data...
BatMasterson
02 weeks 5 days ago
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Where and how often do you get laid in NYC?Pretty simple question, what's the best way? What's your strategy? Only for single warriors (gonna spend 1 month in NYC) ...
ManagementConfused
62 weeks 5 days ago
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Hombres Got Talent: My Brilliant Idea to Make Mexico Pay for The WallAlright so what if instead of deporting or imprisoning all of the illegal aliens we catch here in the US, we instead enlist them in an America's Got Talent esque talent show where Donald Trump Jr., Tucker Carlson and @TNA" serve as the three judges that can either grant someone the golden ticket to ...
LReed
52 weeks 5 days ago
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Illinois House Approves Bill Aimed at Closing Gender Pay GapWe've all seen and read about the gender wage gap, but now it looks like Illinois has passed a bill in hopes of closing it. According to this article; [quote] A day after advocates descended on the Capitol to push for women's rights, the Illinois House passed a bill that proponents say would help ...
Proteus
482 weeks 5 days ago
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How do atheists/agnostics live a happy life? *I want to start off by saying that I personally am not going to share my beliefs and am asking out of general curiosity. I am neutral on the topic and support people believing whatever they want to believe, this is more so for gain of different perspective/viewpoint of life.* So.. the title says i...
zeezy
1232 weeks 5 days ago
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Just how prevalent are hookers/escort services in NYC?I never realized till now how many of my friends/co-workers use escorts on the down low. Is it just something that guys do that isn't really spoken about? I always thought that was just how the media portrayed wall street/politicians/etc, until I moved to NYC. It seems as though everyone does it. Is...
Ben16
252 weeks 5 days ago
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Gary Johnson 2016 - You In?The LP ticket is getting a lot more press this year due to how awful Clinton and Trump are. I met Gov. Johnson a few years back when I was still an undergrad and the guy couldn't be more down to earth. More importantly, I think his brand of practical libertarianism is what is most appealing and it...
WidespreadPanic90
302 weeks 6 days ago
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"Getting Laid in College is Somewhat Overrated" [quote="Attack_Chihuaha"]getting laid in college is somewhat overrated[/quote] - @Attack_Chihuaha" 4/30/2017, Never Forget. How do you all feel about this? What are some other things that are overrated? Air Conditioning? Dry Socks? Good Health?...
FratLord
342 weeks 6 days ago
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Favorite Types of Music for Different SituationsGood morning Vietnam, I rarely see music discussed on this website, and as a person who listens to music almost every time I am not in class, with friends, etc. I am always looking for new music. I could go on for about 3 hours about all the artists I listen to, but I will keep it brief. Lifting ...
Wu_Tang Financial
592 weeks 6 days ago
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Discussing Politics At WorkHappy Wednesday, I have seen a lot of posts about office politics leading to promotions or not getting promotions and what have you, however I have not seen a discussion about if you discuss politics and elections at work. This article provides the data that [quote] American workers in a new surve...
Wu_Tang Financial
02 weeks 6 days ago
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Living in Jersey CityWhat are the thoughts about living in Jersey City (By exchange place), especially for those working around WTC? what are some decent rental buildings? ...
shpoopyshpants
42 weeks 6 days ago
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Goldman Sachs 2017 Virtual Insight Series I was just wondering what is the Goldman Sachs 2017 Virtual Insight Series, how does it work, and can it be put on a resume....
Soph-Fonseca
03 weeks 3 hours ago

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