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Epic, Maker of Fortnite, Raises $1.25 BillionAs many of you have seen over the past year, Fortnite has become one of the biggest video game sensations in the world. Now its maker, Epic Games, is cashing in. According to [this article](https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181026005404/en/Epic-Games-Forges-New-Financial-Strategic-Partnership...
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Undergrad business schools vs EconRandom question, but does it really matter if you go to an undergrad business school? I want to major in economics because I really like it. I have friends in AEM and Stern and I feel sorry that they have to take accounting and business law. I'm preparing to transfer, but would my IB chances be less...
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List of reasonable, long-term, high-paying jobs.Hey guys. I've been compiling a list of high-paying jobs that one could pursue during college because I've been curious and wanting to see what other industries have to offer besides finance. I'm not doing this as a way to encourage people to pursue jobs just because they pay well, this is purely o...
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Most prestigious job opportunity you've ever seenWhat is the most prestigious job opportunity you've ever seen someone get or take directly after college? ...
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Any Cyclists on here?Saw someone made a topic on bikers, so I wanted one on cyclists. I was out for a 30 mile ride in central park on Sunday and saw lots of like-minded individuals. Great exercise, builds more muscle than running....
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Biggest professional regret?In light of the “Piper Jaffray: Sweatier Than Ever in 2018” thread ([link](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/piper-jaffray-sweatier-than-ever-in-2018)), I was inspired to share the biggest professional regret of my career so far, however early in my career that it may be. Asked to stay an ...
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To Biodiversity to Business: Help!So I'm a senior at a great university. Except the fact that the advisory center for my biodiversity major gave me bad advice and now I'm about to graduate with a degree I won't be able to get a job or go to grad school with. Basically, if I graduate as my current grades stand, I'm screwed. While I t...
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As a summer Intern, I LinkedIn-endorsed my associate in Microsoft Outlook and nothing else, now he seems upset at me?Last week of internship, my associate endorsed me on linkedin under the skills section in Excel, financial analysis, and commercial real estate investments. In return I endorsed him in microsoft outlook as a joke. Now he won't give me any good quality work to do? Earlier today I asked if there was ...
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Turning down Goldman Sachs Special Situations offer to work at a 5 man hedge fund is their still time to go back?I received a offer from the GS SSG with a high base salary and bonus but I didnt go through with it because I thought I can go big with a 5 man $3mm hedge fund (I was the head analyst), sad to say the least the HF imploded when the DOW dropped and it only lasted 3 weeks, we also owed $300k+. I have...
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Great financial modeling courses for freeTook up trading last year and had to self-study most of it from 4chan posts, /r/wsb, YouTube videos, etc. Recently stumbled upon Martin Shkreli's YouTube channel - just wanted to share it with you. Great resources, the guy may have been promulgated by the media as a greedy capitalist, but he is rea...
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Trading From Home For a Living?I'm a 20-year-old undergrad Senior. I've been trading for 3-4 years and make consistent above-market returns. I'm interning right now, so I'm mostly swing trading. But I'm still beating the market doing that. I mostly swing and day trade equities, sometimes hedge with options and use options for vol...
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False harassment claimsI read a discussion here which basically said; A girl who worked in BBH partied with her MD and SVP every night. One of those night she went out alone with her MD and the MD made a move towards her and she declined and let her go home. The girl told the SVP about it and told him not to report it jus...
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What are some signs of a Bad CEO?I kinda feel my CEO is not a "nice" person. But then again I don't know squat about such stuff. So would anyone has some sort of a checklist to assess if a CEO is a competent one or not? Or is this how a CEO has to be when running a start up with a mandate to flush shareholder and directors with bon...
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How much does trading system such as Bloomberg AIM cost roughly?I am doing some research as to the costs for those trading systems for a small hf ($100M). Anyone can share some rough estimates?...
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Workstation Ergonomics Discussion - Monitor stands, shit like that..I have a question for myself, but also, I think it would be nice to have a thread where we discuss our workstation setups, accessories you like, monitor setups, etc. My thing is I can't find a monitor stand that has a good amount of elevation or ability to travel up and down a good bit. Here's my c...
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2018 Midterms Prediction ThreadLet's start a prediction thread for the midterms. House: Democrats +17 (Republicans retain control) Senate: Republicans +4 (Manchin switches parties for 55 seats for GOP) Democratic Party completely unravels and Trump has a 1972 (Nixon over McGovern type win)....
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Best Part of Working in Finance?Doctors love helping people, engineers love seeing their work come to life, teachers love enlightening the youth, and the list goes on and on. What is the best part about working in finance? ...
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Thinking of quitting my job and pursuing military (18X or AFSOC) - Experiences?Long short about me: Age-26 Job- Real Estate Development/Acquisitions Compensation: Base of $110k w/ bonuses (performance & deal related) about $170-180k this year (I made about $140k last year Problem: I am bored as fuck and the path forward is lucrative but I feel like I need to do something mor...
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Toughest Person You Ever MetHave you ever met a particularly tough person? Some one who mental toughness was beyond anything you have ever seen. What did they do and how did they do it?...
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40 MILLION AMERICANS LIVE IN POVERTY, 3RD LARGEST POPULATION OF POVERTY IN THE WORLDIt's very common for posters here to comment on where others should send their money instead of splurging on trifling luxuries. One of the most recommended places is Africa. We all here it: "send your money to a malnourished person in Africa instead of buying 10 pairs of Gucci loafers". But how abo...
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Fox News is Therapy for Poor WWC Americans They love the show because there's nothing more flattering than multi millionaire commentators and anchors displaying working class values and pretending to be their champion. ...
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Burnout / Life ChoicesMod Note (Andy): make sure to see the top comment below by user APAE All, Created a burner account here to talk about burnout and life choices. For reference, I went to a semi-target, did 2 years at a BB/EB, and have finished up ~1 year in PE. In between, I took a prolonged summer gap - left th...
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I got Error message on windowI have an old PC where window 7 is working. I have decided to run window 10 for gaming purpose but when install window then blinking message error 0x8024200b code. Any other method to run?...
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Tiger Woods vs Phil MickelsonWhat do you think of the upcoming $9 million winner-takes-all game between Woods and Mickelson? It's being advertised as "The Match" and will cost $20 on pay-per-view. The broadcast will work differently than any other golf telecast, including microphones on the athletes and their caddies, side b...
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Why Buy To Let Edinburgh Is Rapidly Rising? Being a resident of Edinburgh, I can assure you that this city is a great choice to buy to let. This is because this thriving city has everything to attract students, tourists, and professionals alike. Following are some reasons why so many people from all over the world are looking to buy to let in...
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What was the happiest moment of your life?Happiness to each person obviously can mean different things, but for me I would say one of the happiest moments of my life was when I went hiking in Yosemite with my family up to Vernal Falls. We sat on the side of the riverbank, drenched from the climb, and eating bagels with cream cheese. (We cou...
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Best blogs in 2018 (Finance and non finance related)Hey everyone, I am looking to find a couple of good regular reads since I have a bit more time on my hands now. So what are your favorite blogs that you always go back to? Not restricted to finance only, political commentaries, philosophy, lifestyle, health, watches, pens etc. can also be included...
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Is FRM a relative course for O&G sector?Hi there, I have 12 yrs of O&G upstream engg exp (I am 38 now). I quit from the job to pursue MBA. Currently I am doing Executive MBA which will finish by March 2019. (Some of you may think why Executive MBA at this age and without Job? But I can do only one job at a time. I am using MBA as two pro...
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I'm lost and desperately need helpI know I will get over it, but I'm feeling depressed and just need to get it out. My Ex just broke up with me and told me that she's seeing another guy, mainly because of my life choices. Let me elaborate on my Background and last 4-year long relationship. I'm the first one of my family to graduat...
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Is college really the best 4 years of your life?Title says it all. If college was the best part of your life, why is that? If not, when was the best part of your life? *Dont answer with (the best is yet to come) - from your experiences up until now, where was the "peak?"...
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What Personal Projects Are You Working On?What side passion projects are you guys working on? I'll kick us off, I'm in the process of learning R and its applications to trading so that I can build my own trading algorithm....
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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 ...
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Excel - run in Windows 7 or 8?About to buy a new notebook. Recommendations to run MATLAB and Excel 2010/2013 1. Windows 7, or 2. Windows 8?...
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What do you Drive and What's your Dream Car?Ladies and Gentlemen, I know a whole lot of you are in NYC or cities where vehicle ownership doesn't make sense, but if somehow you do or for others in places where you have to own a car to get around... 1. What is your current ride and why? 2. What's your dream car(s)? I've got a few ponies in...
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NYT Publishes Trump Assassination Fantasy - What Happened to CivilityA day after "bombs" were sent to Democrats and left wing activists and calls for civility from the MSM, Schumer, Zucker, and the rest of the lackeys, the NYT decides to publish an assassination fan fiction about [Trump](https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/23/books/review/trumps-next-chapter.html) Now t...
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Revenge IdeasAsking for a friend. Looking for ways to get the last lick with an organization that screwed this individual out of some coin. Formal action can be taken which stipulates arbitration, but the amount to recover would likely be less than respective legal fees. This organization already has a pile...
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Any bikers?Want to nab a Hayabusa but I hear I'm more likely to die than to look cool on it being a new rider. So looking to start off with a Ninja 300 once spring hits. Any seasoned bikers in this sea of finance softness? What's your ride? Any interesting stories?...
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Which Decade(s) Had The Best Music?I'm definitely on the younger end of this community (born in 2000), but for me the late 70's and early 80's were some of the best years. The music had so much more meaning, the artists were iconic and revolutionary, and it was just a golden time for music imo. what are your opinions and why? (an...
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Trump Is Trying to Wipe Out Trans/Intersex PeopleFor government purposes the Trump administration is trying to define gender as the sex of the genitals that you were born with. Predictably the left wing is up in arms about this common sense policy. Facebook now has 72 gender pronouns that you can "define" yourself [with](https://www.telegraph.co....
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Explosives sent to prominent Dem party leaders as well as CNNExplosives were intercepted being sent to the homes of former President Obama, former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Democratic donor George Soros, and the most recent update is that Time Warner (CNN) was also evacuated due to the same thing. [Link to article](https:...
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Democrats Want to Flood the Border with 7,000+ Hondurans14 days before the midterms and we have 7,000+ Hondurans banging on the doors of the borders wanting in. Democrats pulling the race card and cheering this mob on as usual. Is this the last straw in killing the blue wave? https://abcnews.go.com/International/trump-asserts-migrant-caravan-headed-us-...
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Can anyone help explain the USDJPY carry trade, and it's implication on the S&P 500?I've been following the USD/JPY and it's impact on the SPX, so far it looks like the SPX lags the USDJPY almost perfectly, minus any calamity. I know the zero interest rate on the JPY allows investors to take out interest free loans and throw it into foreign assets, such as the S&P 500/SPX. I'm just...
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Your Biggest Weakness?I'm in the middle of Ray Dalio's "Principles". He aggressively seeks out people's personality baselines in order to have more effective communication- i.e. put a detail-oriented person with a big picture person to stay on track but produce quality work, but have them know and accept that they will d...
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Is the Bull-Market Over?Kind-of insane how fast equities sell off. I presume it's mainly from the algorithmic machines that dump massive amounts of volume all at once. The DOW opened insanely how but sold-off very fast afternoon. I have no hope in these markets anymore. Now, everyone is running around chasing all the bank ...
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What's the most interesting investment "niche" you've seen?There are many areas of investing that work on a large scale - billion-dollar PE funds, public equity funds, multi-million-dollar real estate investment firms... But how about some of the more niche and unusual areas of "investing" in the world where people still manage to make a killing? What's th...
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Women and Social SignalingI just had an interesting conversation with a friend about social signaling in the context of dating. A common friend of ours just bought a McLaren. I recon that car is not cheap (Google did not seem to help - 100k? more?). Not that he can't afford it (he's a quant trader at a well-to-do PM group), ...
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Man Wins $289 million in lawsuit, will get roughly $20 million after taxesSo Dewayne Johnson, who got cancer, alleged it was caused by Roundup and sued Monsanto. He won $289 million dollars as a result. Good for Dewayne..... but he gets to keep roughly one-tenth of that amount after taxes. Why? Because America is a Corporatocracy. The math is provided below: ohnson was a...
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Dip, Cigs, Chaw, Juul, Oh My!Tobacco has been prevalent on Wall St. for as long as the institution itself has existed, so I decided to start one end-all-be-all discussion on the vice that undoubtedly grips more of your colleagues than you could ever imagine. Today, with the increasing popularity of the Juul, I find all nicotine...
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Would You Throw Your Associate Under the Bus?Hey there! Fyi- I work in a tier 1.5 strategy firm in an emerging market with a very hierarchical structure for the consulting industry. ...
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LeBron Needs to Work on His FT'sWhat a game last night between the Lakers and the Spurs! James was on fire and his three-pointer that tied the game in the final few seconds was insane. But how the hell did he miss those last two free throws?!? Lakers' current record is 0-3. But the season is just starting; they'll figure it out....
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WSO Caption Contest - Oct 12th... 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...
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The Hunger Games Begin--Real America is More Dangerous Than Most WarzonesSeems like those inside the bubbles of top cities are blocked from the extreme horror and carnage going on in the streets of everyday America. I present to you this: You're more likely to be killed shopping at Warlmart than you are in Afghanistan. Ofcourse I was shocked by what's going on out there,...
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Why do people go into Operations after business school?If you look at M7 employment reports they got a decent chunk of people going into operations. Harvard MBA has around 2% and Stanford has around 3%. Isn't operations kind of a step down compared to stuff like consulting, finance, product/general management, etc?...
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I'm looking for help/resources on how to get started in R Programming?Has anyone self taught themselves R Programming? I'd like to learn R to start analyzing equities and commodity pricing and eventually get into forecasting trends. For now, this is just a side project/hobby of mine. I've messed around with programming before and in college, not an expert, but can do ...
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Why are rational people so scarce on campuses?I would say that Ben Shapiro represents the most articulate and full body of ideas on the right side of the center as a conservative. I'll layout some of the social ideas of a more moderate right sider, to give context into what I mean by the right of center and to distinguish from the lunatics tha...
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Boss asked me to get coffee... Such an intern cliché... So i'm interning for the summer at a small boutique and my boss's boss (md) and an associate were headed to a meeting with a client and he asked me to bring them all coffee to the conference room. Normally his secretary would do this but she's seemed to be overly busy lat...
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Andrew Left and TSLA: fighting off your confirmation biasSo Andrew Left from Citron changed his position to long after being short on TSLA for 5 years and suing Musk a few weeks back. While his thesis in itself is a great topic, I found Andrew Left's call fascinating especially since I see a lot of good reasons out there to be short TSLA. I'm an infant ...
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How can you escape from debtHi All, I have been under major threat from my creditors, as I fall behind my bills which got due for couple of months. How can I get rid of the debt? ...
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Moving to PortlandSo I'm moving to the Portland area and I'm a little nervous about it as I don't know anyone who lives there. I can't help but think maybe I should have gone to California, Texas, or NY. Any thoughts on Portland as a city and things to do there? Thanks. Also thoughts on Portland vs Seattle? There's...
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Suggestions for Stuff to do in Aguas Calientes (Manchu Picchu City)Monkeys. I have booked my flight to Peru and am super excited to visit Manchu Picchu. I have an afternoon in Aguas Calientes and was wondering if any of you have been there. I have heard that hot springs and the butterfly museum(?) is nice. ...
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Foreigner MannersCall this the Ben Kim problem... Does anyone have experience working closely with foreigners (usually asian or indian as is turns out) with terrible manners? How do you approach the subject, given they were likely raised in a different environment so their intermittent repulsiveness is not really t...
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What role will allow me to facilitate seamlessly with the deal team?I enjoy assisting all the players in the team very much. It is much more enjoyable to make others life easier by helping them in completing the project for me. What role in IB beside operation allow one to assist the entire team without having much restriction?...
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A day in the life of a global bankerIs this what your day looks like, venture capital bankers? Read this [at Business Insider](https://www.businessinsider.com/a-day-in-the-life-of-hsbc-executive-melania-edwards-2018-10) Let us see the comments....
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Using Phones and Avoiding Laptops at WorkI was surprised to hear that Twitter's and Square's CEO, Jack Dorsey, runs both of his companies using his iPhone only. He says that it simplifies his life and helps him avoid the distractions that would come at him if he were using a laptop instead. He uses Notes for writing all sorts of reminders,...
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where and how to investHey guys, This is an open-ended discussion on investing. Over the past decade, I've mostly put my money in Chinese real estate. That worked well, growing 10x in 10 years. Not a typo. I also would lend my liquid capital to real estate developers for 18-22%, collateralized. That was also good. I t...
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EducationalTrouble level of essay composition Many individuals feel that an article is a simple paper. From one perspective, they are correct, in light of the fact that this task is very short and grasps just a single real thought. Actually, it is hard to depict a solitary idea or issue in a couple of passage...
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Intern asks for 2 weeks of vacation time?Hi all, This past month a fellow summer analyst asked me if I thought management would mind if he took a 2 week vacation to visit his girl friend in Italy. Let me remind you that this is a 10-12 week internship... This guy has always been sort of an odd ball, but this was plain shocking. I told h...
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First Date At D&BI know this is wayyyy off topic. I'm taking this girl from tinder on a first date at Dave & Busters. Tonight (Friday) is this a good choice or should i change it to something else. I thought it would be a good idea cause we are both competitive people. How can should i establish a flirty vibe. Oh an...
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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 orde...
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The good [CEOs] ones are hard to findI was reading The[ NYT Corner Office column](https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/21/business/mark-bertolini-aetna-corner-office.html?) on Mark Bertolini, the CEO of Aetna. Aetna is in the news because of the merger agreement they have with CVS. This guy Bertolini sure looks like a decent guy, or...ver...
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What are LDPs and General Management like?Looking through multiple MBA employment reports and a lot of their alumni go into general management and leadership development programs. What are these roles like? Are you simply a higher-up at a F500 company? What are the hours and compensation like in many of these roles? Similar to strategy/d...
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MotivationPeople will ask (I have asked in the past): 'Where do I find motivation when I'm feeling unmotivated?' The answer (IMO): You never feel like doing anything until you just do it and then you are doing it. If you look for motivation, you will never find it anywhere. You'll just be spending time look...
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Any questions on life in finance in Hong Kong? AMAAny questions on life in finance in Hong Kong? AMA i've been here since 2005, worked in IBD, and then PE. It's been a while, but happy to help if anyone has questions. Some basics: * While for many jobs language skills aren't specified as mandatory per se, to actually be competitive you kind of DO...
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It's Time For A Maximum Voting AgeI thought it might be fun to start this new series of weekly posts with something not necessarily finance related, but something we're all sure to have some thoughts on. However you feel about the recent Brexit vote, one aspect of it really stood out: the disparity between older and younger voters....
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How did you develop good study habits in college? How did you focus on studying for classes with irrelevant material?In my last two semesters of college and pursuing a BBA in Computer Information Systems. Planning on getting into CRE finance when I graduate, but too late to switch to Finance without a huge financial/time burden so decided to stick with it. I've always been decent at studying but after realizing ...
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What's the worst typo you've ever made?What is the worst typo you have ever made or seen someone make? Was there any outcome from this typo?...
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Sh*t-tests: How do you deal with negative people who try to bring you down as you rise in life/career?Hi WSO, long time stalker, first time poster. As you level up in your life and career, have you ever gotten any shit-tests from anyone and how do you learn to take them under your stride as you continuously climb the corporate ladder/accumulate more things you want in life? I'm asking on a forum ...
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How to become well spoken?Hey guys, I know this is a weird question but here goes nothing. I've recently been watching a lot of Bill Ackman videos and see that he is extremely well spoken. He has a certain composure and elegance when he speaks. How does one learn to become like that? I was raised in the french education sy...
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How Does Pure Fit Keto Work?Pure Fit Keto Now, maintaining a weight under this comfort zone calls for steady work within the shape of restricting energy and doing cardio. Getting fatter than this requires ordinary overeating, and if this continues for too long, the consolation area creeps better and better.maximum weight-loss ...
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MillionDollaExtremeAnyone familiar with MDE? Weird comedy group that had a show on adult swim for one season. I think the group will be looked back on favorably and the show will be a cult classic. [One of their videos](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbllxgxgQVQ)...
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Best Reading on Sovereign Debt Restructuring?Any recommended books, primer or reading material on this topic? Case study on Argentina, Purto Rico or Greece?...
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Is Pursuing A Banking/Finance Profession Mainly a "Selfish Career Path"?And by selfish, I mean pursuing it also for supporting your family/loved ones counts as they are not "others" in your lives. I can see how other professions can be altruistic despite potential earnings. Think about it, I'm sure there's also money in Law, Medicine, and Tech if you do well in those f...
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Best Professors We spend a lot of time rubbishing our professors on this forum. Let's have a topic dedicated to those of the teaching profession who possess the ability to effortlessly transfer knowledge from them to us. One of my favorite is Stephen B. Smith of Yale University. His lectures on Political Philosophy...
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Mega MillionsCash value is over $900MM which is fucking insane. Who's buying? Quick pick or pick your own #'s? May the odds be in your favor. ...
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care to share electronic resources?hey guys, (admin feel free to remove if not appropriate) I wanted to see if any of you guys were open to occassional sharing of electronic resources. Not necessarily to share passwords, but rather I can run a search for you, you run a search for me, etc. I have CapitalIQ and Preqin. I'm looking fo...
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Investing Styles of Mario CharactersMario - Rational asset allocator, owns a good mix of low-cost index funds and ETFS Luigi - Incapable of second level thinking, investment theses are that he "believes in it", writes disingenuous Seeking Alpha articles, has sold out at the bottom of every correction since the .com bubble Princess P...
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What We Got Wrong About Diversity I'll quote Chrystia Freeland: "The UHNWIs themselves describe the same experience. As Glenn Hutchins, cofounder of the private equity firm Silver Lake, puts it, "A person in Africa who runs a big African bank and went to Harvard Business School has more in common with me than he does with his neigh...
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Text from computer for free?Anyone know of a free way for Androids to text from a desktop? I was using some trial but it expired and I don't want to pay. Thanks...
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Getting grilled in an interview.actually delete sorry i don't want to do away with my anonymity. deletedelte delte delte delete delete ...
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Wall Street vs. Entrepreneurship I am very new to this but I thought I would post something I feel many of us students have thought about at some point in time. This may be more tailored to first-gen, low-income, students who attend non-targets. Can apply to others as well so feel free to critique? You spend hours at school, hold ...
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OFFICIAL prestige-caller 2018 prestige rankings**Most Prestigious Cities:** Gods of Prestige: New York, Hong Kong, London Very Prestigious: Chicago, San Francisco, Singapore, Zurich, Frankfurt Prestigious: Charlotte, Houston, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Boston Meh: Los Angeles, Dallas, Miami, Minneapolis, Philadelphia F*ck Your Life: Baltimore, ...
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Tech over Finance?Hey monkeys, So nowadays, it sounds like [many post-MBA finance professionals are unhappy with their current positions](http://www.businessinsider.com/this-is-what-young-wall-streeters-want-from-their-employers-2017-7); most are unsatisfied with their employers, but some are just overall unhappy wi...
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Successful Social Climbers and their jealous families who remain in poverty--A Snapshot of my friend's storyYou break into a high rolling career from a low class background. How do you deal with those family members left behind? This is my friend's story on the feeling for the left behind family members and their interactions with her. This question was from another WSO post on visiting parents still in p...
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Ever Met a Genius or Prodigy? Where Are They Now?I guess there are two sides to these kinds of stories: the geniuses that used their intelligence to achieve big things in their careers/lives and the ones that didn't. The terms "genius" and "prodigy" are used pretty loosely these days so I guess the answers to this question is up to your interpret...
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Intern in freshman year? I'm korean.Hi, I'd like to get an internship in freshman year so I can experience the field and get used to dealing with people. I think internship is the best coice for me but I'm going to Wisconsin this JANUARY and I already feel it's kinda NOT EASY for me to get an internship as a freshman, korean. Internsh...
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Can someone that knows their shit ELI5 what would happen if the student debt bubble bursts?I want to know: How is it going to burst? They have to be paid back right? So you cant default on them. What will happen to: Students, people with debt, and how it affects students in finance specifically and people just barely graduating looking for IB or any job in banking/trading What's gonna h...
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Good Book to Read on Aging PopulationHey Monkeys. I noticed that a lot of you are very smart on history. I'm trying to get smart on the aging population and the implications. Is there a book that does a good job on summarizing what happened throughout history when there are too many old people? Thanks....
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Being Stingy to save money in FinanceHi all, Some of my friends (high school/university) have been giving me shit saying that I'm too stingy considering I'm employed at an investment bank (EQD trader at a BB). However, I always thought I'm just smart with my money.. The only cheap things I do that I can think of are (overall, I think...
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