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Does anyone recognize this tool (Megan Wants a Millionaire)I was flipping through the channels just now and found a pretty retarded show on VH1 called Megan Wants a Millionare. It's about this one beat trashy blond chick looking for "love" and the guys on the show are all millionaires.. http://www.vh1.com/shows/megan_wants_a_millionaire/cast.jhtml ...
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Parking in MidtownI'm coming to NY in early September (driving). Does anyone know good daily parking places for a day or two in the midtown area (not too far away from ts or grand central)? Thanks! ...
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$100 Million Pay for Citi's Oil Trader Andy Hall Draws ScrutinyAndrew Hall has been phenomenally successful with Citigroup's Phibro oil trading unit, earning an estimated $100 million this year -- and scrutiny from the government compensation overseer of bailed-out banks. (Reuters, excerpt) http://www.commoditytalent.com/News--and--Events.php ...
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$100 Million Pay for Citi's Oil Trader Andy Hall Draws ScrutinyAndrew Hall has been phenomenally successful with Citigroup's Phibro oil trading unit, earning an estimated $100 million this year -- and scrutiny from the government compensation overseer of bailed-out banks. (Reuters, excerpt) http://www.commoditytalent.com/News--and--Events.php ...
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Question for Patrick - Visitor stats? Hey Patrick, Curious to know what the visitor stats were for WSO over the past 1-2 years? More/less volume because of crisis? Is it picking up? When did it hit its peak?...
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Bank accountsCan anyone recommend a decent savings account? Looking to park the cash from my internship but Wachovia give F all interest. I've heard of Shorebank who are giving 2.04% any others?...
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Inflation and employmentHey guys, First post here on the forums, have been reading for a while and decided to finally sign up. I was looking for some advice, please. I would like to become more efficient in my understanding of inflation and (un)employment. I understand that it would take many years for me to become an "...
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Murray Hill Song - Accuracy? How accurate is this? ...
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Forbes: America's Best Colleges 2009Interesting Ranking/Methodology based on success of students: http://www.forbes.com/lists/2009/94/colleges-09_Americas-Best-Colleges_Rank.html Rank Name State Cost Freshman Class Size 1 United States Military Academy NY 0 1,263 2 Princeton University NJ 49,830 1,243 3 California Institute of ...
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Sexiest Business Reporter?http://www.businessinsider.com/the-sexiest-business-reporters-2009-8#david-faber-1 Time to re-start the eternal debate. Last time we discussed this, consensus was for Burnett. I'm partial to Glick. Some of the people on this list are a joke, but there's plenty of good competition....
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Has anyone gotten offers with any firms?Has anyone gotten offers with any hedge funds? If so, congratulations. Post here if you've gotten an offer. And "offer" your advice to the offerless....
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When are you guys finishing internships?So when are your last days? Mine is Monday august 10th but I'm thinking about just asking if I can leave on Friday the 7th. ...
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A Douchebag Sez What???Alright, this was just too funny not to post. This was in the New York Post a few days ago. It seems like it's business as usual in the Hamptons with the popped-collar crowd this summer, in spite of the worst economic downturn of our lifetimes. Get ready to laugh your ass off: http://www.nypost.co...
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Are you an ex-Wall Streeter?Hi I work for BBC News in New York I'm looking for someone who has been laid off from a Wall Street job to talk to me about life after.... What are you doing? Have you found another industry and a new job? It's for a serious news story, no nonesense If you ant to talk please email. Looking for someo...
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DC Consulting Case Practice GroupThis is a group for individuals in the DC area who are looking to start practicing cases for the fall recruiting season with the strategy consulting firms. The best way to prepare is to practice lots of cases with similarly interested people. I have a ton of case materials but I need practice partne...
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StaminaHow do banks judge how much stamina you have in interviews? How do they make a judgement on whether or not you'll be able to "handle the lifestyle"? Assuming you have 2 candidates: A) High GPA, Nails all the finance questions, smart kid, but kind of chubby/overweight (talking 10-25 lbs overweight,...
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Role-reversal: Americans provide loans to Chinese - World Blog - msnbc.com http://bit.ly/14Cosx worldblog.msnbc.msn.com — As Americans struggle to dig themselves out of debt and soldier on through recession, one U.S- based organization is asking them to loan their spare dollars not to the needy at home, but to those residing in the United States’ largest foreign cred...
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ESCP EuropeCreated in 1819 (First B-school in the world), ESCP Europe Business School is ranked among the best B-Schools in Europe(1) and is the leading B-School in France. Its students are selected upon a highly competitive entrance examination for which the preparation last two years (ClassesPréparatoires a...
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Golf - How to hold a club So who here golfs? I feel like im the only one in my office that doesnt even know how to hold a club. Plus, there are a few networking events (IB/PE/HF/AM people mainly) happening in my city soon; I'd hate to look like an idiot swinging at the ball. Thinking about taking a few private lessons, mayb...
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WSJ in shock typohttp://i26.tinypic.com/2z7ekwp.jpg...
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Now THIS Is BallerBest One: Laurence Maroney at 2:59. ...
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Financial Leadership Program GroupThis group is primarily a networking, information sharing group for those in or interested in financial leadership programs. Such topics to be discussed include networking, exit opportunities, salaries, reviews, job descriptions, etc. Feel free to discuss anything relating to Financial Leadership ...
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detroit to chicagoi am looking for a bus/train service that will arrive in Chicago btw. 6-9 AM, any ideas?...
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JPM e-mail formatdoes JPM have a new e-mail format? i've tried e-mailing about 6-7 JP ib guys all e-mails came back saying there was no such e-mail user. ...
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Membership pay for WSO?that "JOIN US TODAY! IT's FREE" on the top right... gives me the feeling WSO will start charging a one time membership pay in the near future....
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Any Hypebeasts here?Any Hypebeasts here? ...
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Summer Internship and Training: The Analyst Advantage Programhey guys, just wanted to give you the heads up about a new program we've launched in partnership with The Analyst Exchange as an option for the summer. The Analyst Advantage Summer Internship and Training Program Summer 2009: 7/6/09 - 8/21/09 The Analyst Advantage Program couples the Analyst Exc...
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Any Lupe Fiasco fans?Any Lupe Fiasco fans? Food & Liquor- my favorite hip hop album....
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House Health Bill Slaps 5.4% Tax on Top Earners http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124759535535340189.html this (obviously) doesn't affect me personally but why do democrats resent the wealthy and think of them as a slush fund for their pet projects? Most of the 1MM+ in AGI own small to medium sized businesses and employ people- a far cry from the...
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British TermsWhat are some english terms a person in finance might encounter working with someone from across the atlantic? Some random ones that i can think of are lift = elevator, flat = apartment, biscuit = cookie. I read a recent post where someone used "the same" to mean something just mentioned, i can ...
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Scorsese Takes on the WolfOkay, maybe all of you knew this already, but it came as a shock to me. I was browsing in a bookstore in Paris earlier today, and I came across the French version of The Wolf of Wall Street. On the book jacket there was a streamer that read, "Soon to be a major motion picture by Martin Scorsese." ...
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How to impress a guy?I'm a dude. Given some other posts I've seen, I think we need this thread to counteract sex discrimination. Just throwing it out there....
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All this Fashion TalkI want to know if anybody agrees with me on this... It is generally accepted that brand and style do not really matter that much as an intern or analyst as long as you look professional and cleanly. However, on all the "fashion" posts so many people point out little details like "OMG those animal ...
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Megan Fox is a Man?Is this true? I have fantasized about this girl since transformers came out. http://weeklyworldnews.com/celebs/4783/megan-fox-is-a-man/ ...
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Bumper stickers for your gloating pleasureI am totally buying my parents the "Proud parent of an investment banker" stickers, that'll show those "proud parent of an honors student" tools what's what. LOL http://www.zazzle.com/bankers+bumperstickers the "Banking - It is what it is" sticker isn't too bad either :D...
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Do You Dare Me?I was thinking with the popularity of this website. Do you think it would be a fun idea to where a WSO T-Shirt during training. I know that training is b-casual but maybe during community service or during after hours I can wear it. I personally know a dozen fellow monkeys in my analyst class who us...
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Unemployed bankers flee to Buenos Aireshttp://www.playboy.com/articles/raging-bulls/index.html Has anyone seen this phenomenom much between their personal friends and contacts? http://www.observer.com/2009/style/beautiful-banker-yields-interest-life-after-goldman-catwalk?page=0 A friend of Mr. Webb’s had told him to come down and ha...
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name of book......Anyone know the name of the book that chronicles Rupert Murdochs pursuit of the WSJ? did a search and couldnt find it. Thanks....
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Thats what she saidThe "That's what she said" has been going on for years and then was made popular by The Office. I was curious as to what everyone's favorites were?...
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Public EnemiesYes I know it just came out last night, but I read a few reviews (They were all shit) and I want to know what you guys think. ...
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Gift Ideas for Someone with a lot of MoneyHey, I need some gift ideas for someone that has a lot of money already. He did me a huge favor and I want to thank him. I'm not sure what to get him though. Also, I don't know him too well so I can't think of anything that would be meaningful. What would you do in this type of situation?...
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People are RETARDED?!If you don't know about Asian parents, they always ask you about your job/money/prestige/etc. Am I the only one who finds these conversations annoying? I can't tell them that I work in Statistical Arbitrage because there's no Chinese words for StatArb. So I tell that I work in finance, and they auto...
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Poor Branding 101...http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/8118721.stm...
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LETS TAKE A MOMENT OF SILENCEFor those of us who are makin cake and have ridiculous swagger......lets take a moment of silence ...
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Help WSO - Get a Guide for Free!Hey guys/gals, my name is Mike and I am working with Patrick (founder of WSO) to try and license our Guides (http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/wsoguides) at McCombs through the career center. When successful, this will enable you to have access to them for free. If any of you are willing to send a quic...
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Help WSO - Get a Guide for Free!Hey guys/gals, my name is Mike and I am working with Patrick (founder of WSO) to try and license our Guides (http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/wsoguides) at Villanova through the career center. When successful, this will enable you to have access to them for free. If any of you are willing to send a qu...
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Help WSO - Get a Guide for Free!Hey guys/gals, my name is Mike and I am working with Patrick (founder of WSO) to try and license our Guides (http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/wsoguides) at Michigan through the career center. When successful, this will enable you to have access to them for free. If any of you are willing to send a qui...
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Help WSO - Get a Guide for Free!Hey guys/gals, my name is Mike and I am working with Patrick (founder of WSO) to try and license our Guides (http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/wsoguides) at PSU through the career center. When successful, this will enable you to have access to them for free. If any of you are willing to send a quick ...
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Help WSO - Get a Guide for Free!Hey guys/gals, my name is Mike and I am working with Patrick (founder of WSO) to try and license our Guides (http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/wsoguides) at Cornell through the career center. When successful, this will enable you to have access to them for free. If any of you are willing to send a qu...
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Help WSO - Get a Guide for Free!Hey guys/gals, my name is Mike and I am working with Patrick (founder of WSO) to try and license our Guides (http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/wsoguides) at Babson through the career center. When successful, this will enable you to have access to them for free.  If any of you are willing to send a qu...
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Here Comes Michael MooreAlmost looking forward to it. Almost. ...
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Hedge Fund guide (interview and/or industry)Hey guys, We have started our search for an author to our Hedge Fund Guide. If any of you know experienced hedge fund professionals that are #1 great writers and #2 know a ton about the industry, we would appreciate if you could have them e-mail us at [email protected] thanks, P...
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Minetta TavernAny here have the "secret" phone number for Minetta to make a reservation. Its not the 212-475-3850 number. Please PM me if you have it, thanks....
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Citi Will Not Tolerate Your Tardy Ass, But C-on-C Violence Is A-OkayThis was hilarious.. " Citi has a back/middle office in Warren, NJ and also (this'll make sense in a second) buses that go back/forth between there and its other NYC offices for employees. This dude recently (Thursday) got fired for lateness, but takes company transportation to work everyda...
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Summer in the CityLast summer as a SA I saw a summer guide to New York City put out by Revlon or somebody. It listed all the free stuff happening in the City during the summer, and included things like concerts in the park, movies on the Hudson, and free days at the museums. Does anybody have one of those for this...
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Signing NYC AptI´m sure some of you new 1st years are in the process or have already signed an apartment in NYC. Can someone who has done this list all the paperwork you need? Thanks in advance...
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SF Intern Meet-up - June 12So, before we all get Really involved in our internships, any monkeys down to meet up somewhere in the city for some drinks this coming Friday night? Venue and exact time TBA, post in the thread if you're interested (or even if you would be but the day is just bad)... ...
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Attn: Online Poker PlayersLooks like Uncle Sam is making a play for your poker winnings. Full Tilt and PokerStars got hit first. Just a heads up: http://abcnews.go.com/print?id=7808131...
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First month on the job and wondering about human relations...OK, so this might sound like a pussy post but I want your guys' advice. I started at my BB 2 weeks ago and already I see a little bit of office politics (ppl talking shit behind other ppls backs, etc). I have a sense, although not 100% positive, that some ppl in the office don't like me. I would ...
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NYC real estateI currently live in a rental building but am looking to buy a 1-bedroom condo in manhattan. I've looked at about 20 different buildings thus far but have been extremely disappointed. Either the building is nice but in a lousy neighborhood, or the area is nice, but the building is mediocre. Of course...
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IntroductionsHello everyone, I created this group as I know that there is a lot of crossover between people who post on both WSO and AF. To give a brief background I am a college senior from a non target who interned in the ER department at a top BB last year. I will be retuning there FT this July (hopefully th...
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LondonE1I met LondonE1. I can confirm that he's in BX restructuring....
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stupid excel questionLets say cell A1 contains 'Deloitte'. In cell A2, I want it to say 'Big 4' if cell A1 contains 'Deloitte', 'KPMG', 'Ernst & Young', or 'PWC'. What should the formula for A2 be? I've tried =IF(A1=OR("Deloitte","KPMG","Ernst & Young","PMC"),"Big 4","Not Big 4") but that doesn't seem to give me the ...
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ChicagoI just graduated from UGA. I'm headed up to Chicago to trade on the CBOT floor. If anyone is in the area, feel free to contact me....
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Even Timmy can't sell his houseSeems that the Tres. Sec. can't sell his house, and now has to rent it out. http://money.cnn.com/2009/06/03/real_estate/Geithner_housing_market/index.htm?section=money_latest...
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NYC women I just got back from a weekend in L.A. Stayed with a friend who lives in brentwood and partied my ass off at all the hot L.A. clubs. I have never in my life seen so many gorgeous women in great shape, especially hot blondes. In NYC, all you see are brunettes and dark-haired women, so this was a we...
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URGENT help with finance homeworkHey, sorry if this seems like an easy question but its my first time taking a finance class. 1. It is currently date 0. The 1 year rate of interest, r1, is 4%, and the 2 year rate of interest, r2, is 6% per year. The forward rate (f1,2) is 8.04%. What portfolio (i.e. what combination of buying a...
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Scions of CapitalismThe Scions of Capitalism is a group made up of students under the age of 21 who have an interest in the world of finance....
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BiG_PoLo's BLOG!Here's my blog. There's only two posts, but tell me what you think. Criticism appreciated! http://morningcereal.wordpress.com/...
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KFI - Korean Financial IntelligentsHello^^ I found that all the talks in forums dealing with all finance related topics are practically informative and useful since majority of participants are in same boats as me and are those who have worked in finance field. What I felt about was that Koreans residing in the U.S are not closel...
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Princetonians on Wall Street.This group is for Princeton students, and alumni interesting in or working on Wall Street. This includes investment banking, hedge funds, private equity, research, and management consultancy. Network, and discuss with fellow Princetonians. If you wish to join this group, you have to apply using th...
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Where do you find the time?Note: this is a serious question, not a joke, no sarcasm With such hellish hours, how do bankers ever find the time to get married and have a family?...
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Does citibank offer gym discounts in nyc to ibd operations analysts?wondering if i should sign up for a gym now, or wait till i start working. ...
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Hey WSO NewbiesHey Everyone - I wanted to say welcome to WallStreetOasis.com ... I hope you find the information and discussions on this site useful to you. Also I wanted to encourage you all to get some of your other group members to join since The Analyst Exchange will be announcing some free training to the ...
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New Citibank Commercial The New F***ing Citibank - watch more funny videos ...
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Verizon Phones (Blackberry)Right now, I have AT&T, but my contract is about to be over. I'm on a family plan and my brother wants to switch to Verizon because he can get a 20% discount on the plan through his school. Its time that I get a smartphone. For those of you with Verizon, what phone do you have and is the servic...
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Anyone here make a film? I am working on a mini doc and looking for any and all advice. I am working on a project on kids that have a foot in two different worlds. ...
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Germans: "There is cocaine in Red Bull"Some Germans have told retailers to stop selling Red Bull because they found trace amounts of cocaine. How much cocaine? A measly 0.4 micrograms. I guess that I'm a coke head (as I type, I have an analyst driving around Midtown trying to find some Red Bull)!...
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JETSAny other Jet fans pumped about Sanchez? I am...
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Banker Saves Suicidal Ducklingshttp://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/banker-saves-suicidal-ducks *zomg squeal*...
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CongratulationsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource to...
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Macke's MeltdownWow... http://gawker.com/5263070/a-cnbcers-on+air-meltdown Is anyone else following this? ...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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CongratsHey guys, I wanted to say congratulations to all of you that are graduating this year and to all of the other members, congrats on getting 1 year closer. I also wanted to thank you for making WallStreetOasis.com such an active and useful community and I hope that you will pass it on as a resource...
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