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Income Inequality, Is It Unavoidable

ironman32

Income inequality, a topic that gets discussed a lot here. I've been reading up on it, namely books and a lot of articles. Would like to hear other's thoughts on it. My main thought is, would it be unavoidable? I feel there are two classes of people with money. Basically,...

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SAT to Give Students 'Adversity Score'

Max Heiliger

"The College Board plans to assign an adversity score to every student who takes the SAT to try to capture their social and economic background, jumping into the debate raging over race and class in college admissions. This new number, called an adversity score by college admissions...

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Weirdest thing you have seen a Co- Worker obsessed with?

PeRmAnEnTiNtErN

I knew this guy who was obsessed with Taylor Swift. He had 2 premium memberships to her fan club, always gets front row tickets, and I'm pretty sure he has the most Taylor stuff I have ever seen. Got any co-workers who are obsessed with something that's just weird or is their...

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Does citibank offer gym discounts in nyc to ibd operations analysts?

subprimevictim

wondering if i should sign up for a gym now, or wait till i start working. ...

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Hey WSO Newbies

WallStreetOasis.com

Hey 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

Eddie Braverman

The New F***ing Citibank - watch more funny videos ...

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Verizon Phones (Blackberry)

pds

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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Germans: "There is cocaine in Red Bull"

Carlton Banks

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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JETS

lotus6

Any other Jet fans pumped about Sanchez? I am...

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Banker Saves Suicidal Ducklings

she_monkey

http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/banker-saves-suicidal-ducks *zomg squeal*...

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Macke's Meltdown

F9 - Update

Wow... http://gawker.com/5263070/a-cnbcers-on+air-meltdown Is anyone else following this? ...

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Quant funds, not rentec, citadel, or twosigma

FLICK_OFF

Capital Fund Management http://www.cfm.fr/ QuantMix http://www.quantmix.com/ Bluecrest Capital Management http://www.bluecrestcapital.com/ Two Sigma http://www.twosigma.com/ Man Group http://www.mangroupplc.com/ Caxton Associates https://www.caxton.com/ Citadel Investment Group http://www.cita...

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Funniest SNL Banking Sketch Ever

bearing

http://www.hulu.com/watch/72439/saturday-night-live-geithner-cold-open#s-p1-st-i3 I know that the title sounds over hyped but I almost fell off my bed watching it the first time. My favorite part is when Geithner ask's "Given the historical underrepresentation of women in banking , women should be...

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Slim Shady is Back! Crack a Bottle

ST2008

For those of you who like rap music, what are your thoughts on his new single "Crack a Bottle"? Here is the link of the song: http://www.rapbasement.com/audio/eminem-crack-a-bottle-number-one.html I think it's much better the his first single of Encore "Just Lose it" even though I liked Encore...

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How long does adderall stay in the system

lionheart

So, I will probably get drug tested sometime in June right after starting work. This week is exam study week and I am pondering whether to take some adderall in order to increase my concentration. My question is how long will adderall stay in my system? Will it be gone by the time I take my drug ...

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Who's summering in Toronto?

milkman84

Curious how many people here are going to be in Toronto and if anyone wants to organize a get-together somehow. I go to school in the U.S., so I don't know many people in the city (all my friends are in NY)....

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Why give relocation bonus after full-time relocation?

Devils Advocate

Can anyone explain to me why a bank would pay its incoming analysts a relocation bonus after their scheduled relocation? Does it not make more sense to give an incoming analyst -- a broke, recent college graduate, perhaps not from a wealthy family, who is moving to arguably the most expensive city ...

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CDO - Question

lotus6

My teacher told the class that CDOs were created by banks to compete with Fannie and Freddie since they were issuing MBS. Is this true? I have a hard time believing anything this guy says considering he told us that CDOs were only made up of subprime mortgages and when I disagreed he told me I'm wro...

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How are you handling lower volatility

trade4size

Just wondering how everyone else out there is responding to the decline in volatility in the past month and a half or so. This general decline seems to be common among all asset classes fixed income equity and commodity....

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Banker Anthems

DaCarez

This is meant to be a fun thread, for bankers and aspiring bankers alike. Pick a song that you think represents a banker anthem. Doesn't have to be the be-all, end-all; can just be something in specific about the thing. I'll get us started: Paul Oakenfold ft. Pharrell Williams - Sex'N'Money ("girl...

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how to make a 1 br into a 2 br?

k1212

I'm about to move into new york and I keep hearing about 2 bedroom convertibles. this is probably a dumb question, but google didn't give me an answer so... is I get a 1 br apartment, how do I convert it into a 2 br? is it making the living room into a second bedroom, in which case there's no livi...

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Best financial online news in HongKong/China

cfamatters

Quick question, are there any good online financial news focus on Hong Kong, China deal flows, and investment banking activities?...

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Stone On Board for WS2

Eddie Braverman

It's official. Oliver Stone has signed on to helm Wall Street 2. Sounds like Shia LaBeouf will be playing a Bud Fox-like role in the new movie: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/film/news/e3i0dac803b1646d6af56ac6bb4d7de236c Gecko as a hedge fund manager? Too good to be true....

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Are Chicago garbage trucks loud?

FLICK_OFF

Are Chicago garbage trucks loud? I know the New York City ones are. I'm looking for a lowrise apartment, and I don't want to be woken up at six o clock am....

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Summer beach house

EagleSpread

Hey, random q. Anyone know the best way to rent a place on the beach for the summer? We have a group of people looking and I figure there would be a few people desperate to rent out the summer houses they can't sell (or are unwilling to at current price). Any info on what would be the best route ...

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NYC Building Recommendations

waltersobchek

Hey all, I know there are a few people working in finance in NYC on this board....looking for some building or management company recommendations. I have only really heard about Rockrose, and a few others, but was also looking for some nice buildings that would allow you to walk in and sign a lea...

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I would Nail Erin Callan

the show

I just had to get that one of my chest, anybody else feel the same way? Google CFO of Lehman Brothers for anyone who doesn't know who she is...

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Rick Santelli vs. Steve Liesman

TraderNY

Rick Santelli debated Liesman this morning on Squak Box, they both had disagreements on the Banking System. This is one of the best arguments between the two so far. http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?video=1102499408&play=1 ...

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Freddie Mac CFO Suicide? Or Assassinated ?

trade4size

So guys I recently had the idea that that is a good possibility that Freddie Mac's CFO didn't commit suicide but rather was assassinated. This is 100% pure speculation but I think its a possibility. I am not one to buy into conspiracy theories so I wanted others thoughts on the matter....

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Men, friendship and love

Allie

Hi, explanations from male bankers awaited. A friend of mine, male banker, did not tell me he had a girlfriend for months and has just told me before explaining that he does not want to see me now that he is with her. How can it be possible that a friend does not tell you that he has a girlfriend...

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Wall Street Star Commodity Traders Flee Bonus Limits, Head to Hedge Funds

ghstein

TV Interview on commodity talent leaving banks for hedge funds From: BNN SqueezePlay | April 21, 2009 Smaller pay packages for Wall Street commodity traders are prompting some to head for existing hedge funds or to start their own. BNN's Amanda Lang interviews Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director ...

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Having sex with everyone

mack387

Ok so... I've never had a real girlfriend/never had any feelings for anyone... and all I do/all i want to do relationship wise.. is just have sex with girls...I've been like this forever...and I'm in my early 20's... is it possible to hold that same mentality well into your 20's/30's?...40's?...thou...

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Got a kick out of it...

soc0820

http://warkitty.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/amazing_sunglasses.jpg Disclaimer: Feel free to not laugh. Also, feel free to post some ridiculous, irrelevant response on how prestigious you and your school are....

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Practical Joke 29 Years in the Making

Eddie Braverman

On a day full of goofy posts, I couldn't resist this one: http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSTRE53553020090406 You have to give it to the guy for originality, but just how boring can retirement really be? And what was the purpose of tying the gun on the end of a rope? WTF was this guy th...

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Financial News Alexa Rankings

gloombergnews

Alexa Rankings and Chart (trailing one-month) of four financial news sources... http://tinyurl.com/d9ltnu WSJ bloomberg FT CNBC Where do you get your news from?...

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Is Education Overrated? Girl I met who has great education, but that's it.

lionheart

I just had a conversation with a friend about education and it made me want to start this thread to get your guys' opinions. This chick that I was talking to is smart (perfect SATs, Amherst undergrad, magna cum laude, etc). In terms of academic brilliance, I think she is one of the most successf...

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Investment Banks Lose Commodity Traders to Hedge Funds

ghstein

Banks lose commods talents as hedge funds step up (excerpt) NEW YORK, April 16 (Reuters) - Star commodity traders, once synonymous with high-profile banks, are leaving for little-known investment firms that let them work and earn in ways iconic Wall Street firms no longer can. The financial...

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I am NOT LondonE1. By: Tetris

FLICK_OFF

To Dipset, and Drexelalum11, or anyone else who thinks I am the second username of that ass LondonE1, you're mistaken. ...

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WSJ Article on Congress Bonuses

ibanker26

Lawmakers Have Long Rewarded Their Aides With Bonuses WASHINGTON -- While Congress has been flaying companies for giving out bonuses while on the government dole, lawmakers have a longstanding tradition of rewarding their own employees with extra cash -- also courtesy of taxpayers. Capitol Hill b...

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How much is excel worth to you?

luella11

I'm writing a paper for a class and I need some rough data on how much people would pay for Excel, Word, etc. I'd really appreciate it if some of you could fill out my survey - it's really really short: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=LazlQdqCsvwRaLlvxfzYpw_3d_3d Thanks a bunch!...

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Murray Hill Song - Relate?

pmlok

The life of a Jew born in Long Island. I'm sure a lot of people on this board can relate to this video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eylKBJiDNeM ...

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The end of the WSJ as we know it

Nomade

So it finally happened. Rupert Murdoch is changing the journal. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/23/business/media/23wsj.html So the journal now will focus on things like this: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123800913277240685.html and compete with reuters and blg. WTF am I supposed to read on ...

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I challenge you to a duel!

johnc435345

http://mrs-awesome.mybrute.com/ My character is the equivalent of a GS TMT analyst. An utter rockstar....

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Flex 2BR?

jimbrowngoU

I'm on a fucking roll today, I think six or seven stupid ass topics created. Let's keep it up, here's another: Anyone live in a flexed 2 bedroom apartment? My soon-to-be roommate and I are looking at some places in FiDi and have found some pretty sweet lofts, but a wall has to be put up to make it ...

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Volunteering - NYC

waltersobchek

I'm a soon to be first year analyst in NYC at a fairly well known shop. I'm pretty excited to start in July, but one of the things I was wondering if any analysts or junior bankers here have had time to put in volunteer work, even if its just an hour or two a week. I've done volunteer work througho...

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G20 Rioting in London

drexelalum11

I can't believe this hasn't been brought up yet; I figured people would surely be discussing the rioting in London. I was actually a little impressed that some of them got their hands on an APC (presumably more difficult in England than the US). Any City bankers have good stories to share?...

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Funny SNL Skit About Morgan Stanley

bearing

http://www.hulu.com/watch/2356/saturday-night-live-dad#s-p1-st-i3 The skit perfectly portrays some of the kids and parents I know back in HS....

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"Casually Dating"

aadpepsi

Someone please explain. What does "casually dating" mean to the average man? Be specific....

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Final Four

tuaj

Let's get everyone's Final Four bracket. UNC, Pitt, Memphis, Louisville...

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WSO Shoutout on NPR

drexelalum11

Today I was driving back to school listening to All Things Considered on NPR, and they were discussing resumes and job searches, and a finance headhunter mentioned Wall Street Oasis as a niche site where he likes to go to find candidates. Solid press Patrick!...

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Obama Deception

sick_willy

I just found out about it today. Anyone else seen it? Thoughts? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAaQNACwaLw ...

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Apartment Buildings Upper West Side

goatonmymonkey

Can someone recommend any buildings in the Columbus Circle / Central Park West area? I'm interested in moving to the area in the next few months. I was there a few days ago and noticed a ton of apartment buildings and am sure that there are vacancies. So, if anyone has any specific recommendation...

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Scenes from the Recession (Pics)

SAC

Some great pictures that show how widespread this recession is. http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/03/scenes_from_the_recession.html...

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Project-onomics: Inside a street gang's books...

Eddie Braverman

***FRIDAY TIME WASTER ALERT!!!*** Ever wondered about the economics of a street gang, and how much money there really is in slinging crack rock? Freakonomics author Steven Levitt and his co-author Sudhir Venkatesh got a Chicago gang to open the books for them, and the results are pretty interesting...

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Summer Internship and Training: The Analyst Advantage Program

WallStreetOasis.com

hey 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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Summer Internship and Training: The Analyst Advantage Program - financial modeling training summer 2009

WallStreetOasis.com

hey 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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Summer Internship and Training: The Analyst Advantage Program

WallStreetOasis.com

hey 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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Summer Internship and Training: The Analyst Advantage Program

WallStreetOasis.com

hey 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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Summer Internship and Training: The Analyst Advantage Program

WallStreetOasis.com

hey 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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UFC 2009 Cramer vs. Stewart

gloombergnews

Cramer v. Stewart Thursday night on the daily show. http://tinyurl.com/c63ejs You're thoughts? Gambling spreads? ...

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iTouch - 1g or 2g?

gomi

So, which would you pick: iTouch 1g or 2g? Does the iTouch 2g have a significant advantage over the 1g? Which is the better buy?...

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Furious Ape ID'd; NOT Ken Lewis!

Eddie Braverman

Preliminary reports indicating that BofA CEO Ken Lewis had been observed calmly stockpiling rocks to later unleash a barrage against his tormentors in a fit of rage at a Swedish zoo have largely been discounted. It seems the confusion arose after comments were made by Mathias Osvath, an animal behav...

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Big events in the economy thus far in 2009

dare34

Hey guys What are the major economic events that have happened so far in 2009? Thanks!...

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International student and IB analyst

ttran86hcm

Hey guys, Guess that with this kind of market, international students definitely get hammered pretty badly since most of the firms want to cut back on their visa sponsoring thing, please let me know what is your experience is like especially those who are working right now and viewing our resume a...

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Cash Stash Post Banking?

PublicEquity1

Just wanted to do some personal benchmarking... how much cash have you built up (whether it be in savings, CDs, market, etc) post your 2 year analyst program? My Stats: '06 Analyst Cash Pile: ~125K...

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Moving Within the City

ibanker26

Has anyone had positive experiences with any specific moving companies? I'm planning on moving in the next few months from the financial district to midtown, so would appreciate any advice on companies. Also, for a one bedroom with furniture (couch, bed, desk, bookcase), any estimates on prices? ...

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Anybody going to be in Silicon Valley!?

Thisisnotmyrealname

Anybody going to be in Silicon Valley for the summer that needs a roommate or has housing already? It seems there are very few summer analysts that are going to be in the area, so finding appropriate roommates is getting difficult....

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Wall Street Fighter 4 - Parody

canadianpsycho

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nlpsvq0k4MI well done parody of street fighter ...

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Excel Question - "upkeep" column?

the_stranger

I keep a bunch of data on every single time I go running, including date, pace, temperature, distance, etc. One of the pieces of data I keep track of is called "upkeep" and it is the sum of my distances ran over the past 30 days. Since I do not go running every single day I can't just use a simple...

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The REAL leader of the GOP: Rush Limbaugh?!

2

Who do you guys think is the REAL leader of the GOP, Rush Limbaugh, or Micheal Steele?...

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Banking and Balloons. How to solve the economic crisis.

Alfred

Hello all, Please check out my solution to the economic crisis and give it a vote to see it happen. http://www.nameyourdreamassignment.com/the-ideas/amegally/banking-and-balloons/ Al...

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MILF

aggiebanker

I have a roommate that made out with a MILF at a bar this weekend. It was understood they were gonna fuck but her friends were a cock block. Needless to say he wants to seal the deal and he only has her email address. Shes 40+ if that matters. Any advice on the email?...

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Market for Romance Goes From Bullish to Sheepish; Are Guys With Less to Spend Less of a Catch?

patekphilippe

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/02/24/AR2009022403925.html?nav=hcmoduletmv...

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About to enter the real world and kind of worried

lionheart

I'm currently in the last semester of college. I have a job lined up at a BB starting this summer and am psyched about starting work. I've worked hard for these past few years and I am ready to get out there and make practical use of my knowledge and make good money doing it. However, I feel as t...

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The Roots are Jimmy Fallon's band?!?

MDR

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123578907246399101.html?mod=rss_whats_news_us [quote] Backing Mr. Fallon will be the Roots, a Grammy-winning hip-hop act with a reputation as one of the tightest and most versatile bands in pop music. They come with a deep network of famous friends, from rapper Jay-Z...

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I miss snow days

Cornelius

Just looked at the pile up outside. If I was in high school, I'd be looking forward to having the day off tomorrow. I mean really, Saturday-Sunday-SNOW-MONDAY..three day weekends are so sweet. I miss snow days....

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The Gloomberg Report - Educational side

gloombergnews

The Gloomberg Report offers a satirical look at the economy. Additionally, it has an educational side where you can learn about interviews, personal finance, and hot deals. Learn. Laugh. Daily. It's Bloomberg with spunk! http://gloombergnews.com - Home of "The Gloomberg Report"...

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State of the Nation

squirtle

Initial thoughts on the State of the Nation? My initial thought: what was Pelosi thinking wearing that puke green dress?...

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Financial meltdown? This is worse!

gomi

Financial meltdown? Pfft, here is something worse! They are...cold sores! Who else hates these damn things!? If someone has a remedy that can help speed the healing process, please do share....

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NYU Stern Undergraduate College

GeneralThade

Founded: 1900 Enrollment: 2,335 Alumni: 74,000+ (in over 100 countries) ACADEMICS Faculty: 200+ (full-time) Departments: 11 Research Centers: 7 Majors: 8 (Accounting, Actuarial Science, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Management and Organizations, Marketing, Statistics) Minors: 50+ (...

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2 current IBankers: how much do you on average sleep?

JustMe

In a long run (over at least 3 - 6 months) how many hours a day do you get to sleep? Obviously IBankers have extremely busy weeks, when free time is luxury, but in general, how many hours a day do you get to sleep? I am trying to get myself used to sleeping 6, 7 hours a day tops....

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The Liberator Cushion

Marcus_Halberstram

Has anyone used this? I've seen it in the back of mens magazines and stuff and thought nothing of it, then I saw it in Burn After Reading, but dont actually know anyone who's used it. What's all the fuss about?...

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They've Found LEPRECHAUNS!!!

zip

Could be a crackhead though who just got on the wrong stuff... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nda_OSWeyn8...

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Most lucrative undergrad majors score the highest on GREs but politically incorrect

JustMe

Median incomes by major: http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/info-Degrees_that_Pay_you_Back-sort.html Average GRE scores: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_djgssszshgM/SRFm1ImWlGI/AAAAAAAAAp8/TwT1z3UwgVA/s1600-h/gre+scores.jpg Politically Correct Majors: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/200...

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Flashdancers New York City

stockandbondz

Has anybody been to this club? I see cabs everywhere for it in NY thanks...

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SNL- Don't Buy Stuff

squirtle

Sketch on SNL with a good message http://www.hulu.com/watch/1389/saturday-night-live-dont-buy-stuff...

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Shallow NYC gold diggers

Derivatives

God, these girls are absolutely intolerable. At least the gold digging chicks in Los Angeles are hot. These chicks are horrendous. Oh well; that's NYC for you. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/28/nyregion/28daba.html?_r=2&ref=business ...

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Goldman Restructuring Co-Head Leaves Post

Stalking_Horse

There's been a lot of speculation on the law blogs about the real rationale for this move. Sprayregen's a pretty big name. It'll be interesting to so who (if anyone) GS taps to fill his spot. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/01/business/01goldman.html?_r=1...

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Corp. Finance Question

the_stranger

I am going over old corporate finance materials and am stuck on this problem, which seems like it has a little bit of cost accounting involved. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated. It is a capital investment decision question. I have no problem with the capital expenditures, depreciati...

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Porn airs during Super Bowl

squirtle

[quote]Just as Cardinals' superstar Larry Fitzgerald watched himself sprint into the end zone on the stadium's Jumbotron during Sunday's Super Bowl, 10 seconds of eye-popping pornographic imagery "flashed" across the screens of those watching at home.[/quote] http://edition.cnn.com/2009/SHOWBIZ/TV/...

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REAL TALK - Hilarious!!

thedude

sorry, i just found this web GEM and b/c there are many posts in this forum about how to deal with chicks, i figure it could help you with your relationships. enjoy. (profanity) http://www.shoutmouth.com/index.php/news/The_Funniest_Song_of_the_Year_Finally_Gets_a_Video ...

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Hilarious - Models and bottles

Marcus_Halberstram

I had to share this. I think this may be a better portrayal of some of these LeDouches's than the various models and bottles videos. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pXfHLUlZf4...

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Just moved to NYC from L.A.

Derivatives

I just moved to NYC from Los Angeles. Been here for a few weeks. Initial impressions: the subway system is pretty cool, and it feels like a "real" city, unlike Los Angeles, which is pretty spread out. I like the fact that I don't have to drive. And there are a lot of good restaurants here, althoug...

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Commodity Careers

plakhlani

Once considered innovative to recruiting methodology, sourcing high quality candidates and finding the ideal job online has become common practice. The growth of the global commodities industry and the widespread interest in the environmental marketplace is creating an incredible demand for new, ski...

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Present Value Question

redsox11

A new copy of a book costs $118. You buy it at that price and then after one month you sell it for $80. You could have put your money in a 1 month CD that pays 2.4% annually. In present value terms, how much did you pay on the day of purchase to “rent” this book for one month? Thanks for the...

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NYC"s sanitation problem

Derivatives

Having grown up in a nice part of orange county, I'm used to clean streets and proper sanitation. I'm really shocked at what I have seen thus far in NYC. There's garbage bags on virtually every street corner, the smell is revolting, and even "nice" areas of manhattan are incredibly dirty. When I wal...

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NYC apt question

1

Hello all, Been looking at apartments on Craigslist. Under the no-fees, some list a "registration fee". What is that? Another name for broker?...

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Complaint letter to Richard Branson

MDR

If you haven't seen this yet, it's hilarious. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/4344890/Virgin-the-worlds-best-passenger-complaint-letter.html...

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