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It's the small victories...Preface, I live in California and hate Hillary, so I voted Trump. Naturally, all my coworkers voted for the loser. Anyways... Right before the election, the MD that's the entitled sarcastic asshole (all firms have one) said to me, "if you honestly think Trump has a chance at winning, you are too st...
jeremysg
33 weeks 3 hours ago
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Valeant Considers A Name ChangePharmaceutical company Valeant is considering a name change after losing 95% of its value. The company name is obviously preceded by its reputation. A reputation earned through bad business practices. Apparently this strategy has worked before; companies have recovered from scandals using this techn...
silverbuck898
03 weeks 4 hours ago
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I don't want to waste my summerI'm a rising college sophomore from a liberal arts college in the Northeast with a pretty good reputation and a decent alumni network. I would've liked to intern somewhere this summer, but at all the OCR and informational events I've been to the message has essentially been "glad you're interested b...
gfour
113 weeks 6 hours ago
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"El Chapo Act" - thoughts?[El chapo act](https://youtu.be/r83nLBSrfys) Didn't want to dive into politics but I couldn't help myself not to share this. Ted Cruz is proposing an act where all El Chapo's assets would go into building Trump's wall. Perhaps his best proposal in the last 2 years? Thoughts? * ...
CPAtoMBA
183 weeks 6 hours ago
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Friends after College? After college, the hours analysts work sucks and most college friends just go in their different paths. So how do you manage to make friends? Are your friends basically the other I bankers ? ...
MoneyisHappiness
123 weeks 8 hours ago
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Masters in Finance BlogOk, as most people know I just finished my MSF and am a huge fan of the degree. Just as everyone else who has applied to grad school I looked at a lot of programs and schools. My time on this board as well as having friends in other programs has given me a decent knowledge base on the subject. Consi...
TNA
253 weeks 9 hours ago
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Welfare state broken down http://www.zerohedge.com/article/entitlement-america-head-household-making-minimum-wage-has-more-disposable-income-family-mak So this is a wonderful illustration of the safety blanket we have in the USA. What makes me sad is the fact that you never hear any appreciation from these people. This is...
TNA
533 weeks 9 hours ago
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Going to meet Warren Buffett!!!!So f'ing pumped. Flying out today to meet the man himself. I had an opportunity about 5 years ago to meet with him as part of a school group from Syracuse, but I passed on it because I just started working. Finally got another shot and I was all over it. 1st time (and probably last time) in Nebra...
TNA
383 weeks 9 hours ago
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North KoreaI have my own opinions on the matter, but I've heard two sides of the coin and am curious what everyone thinks. I'm also very interested to hear some international perspectives on the situation. **General consensus:** Most people I've spoke to agree that North Korea has been a problem passed along...
Keyser Söze 123
283 weeks 11 hours ago
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Should the Federal Reserve be Independent of political influence?Pretty straight forward question. Should the federal reserve be independent? I'd like to hear opinions for each side....
ImNoBanker
403 weeks 13 hours ago
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The best weapons against terrorism are boars?During my lunch break at work, I came across this hilarious article regarding a herd of wild boars. The article reports that; [quote] ISIS soldiers were the target of a deadly rampage by a herd of wild boars in Kurdistan. The beasts managed to kill three ISIS fighter and injure five more, accordi...
Proteus
73 weeks 13 hours ago
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Champions League Predictions?Hello monkeys, The Champions League semifinals begin today with Real Madrid and Atletico facing each other today and Juventus and Monaco playing tomorrow. In my opinion, the Madrid derby will be a tight affair with Real Madrid beating Atletico 2-0. Imo the Monaco-Juventus game will be tight as wel...
thebellcurve
03 weeks 15 hours ago
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You May Soon Be Able to Take A Drug to Prevent DepressionAs someone who gets stressed easily (not to the point it causes serious mental problems), reading this article was intriguing. The article dives into the research of neuroscientist *Rebecca Brachman*. The article states that *Rebecca* is: [quote] working on the development of a drug that increases...
Proteus
273 weeks 18 hours ago
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Who else is excited about President Trump!President Trump cares about Americans, he realizes how much they've suffered these past years under Hussein Obama. President Trump wants to eliminate H1B visas, this means that IB/FO roles will actually be for people who have followed the laws of this country, paid taxes for this country and have be...
my name is goldstein
173 weeks 1 day ago
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Should I drop out of college and invest all my time into this?My friends and I have decent backgrounds in programming languages, APIs and frameworks. We were thinking of creating a decent API which would feed in news about President Trump. We would create an algorithm that would analyze if Trump degrades or praises a company and it will automatically invest in...
my name is goldstein
23 weeks 1 day ago
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The Predictive IndexI was asked to complete this by a potential employer. There are two pages each with a list of 50 adjectives. The first page you have to chose words that you are supposed to be perceived by other people then the second page you have to pick the words that describe yourself. Have any of you taken t...
C.R.E. Shervin
03 weeks 1 day ago
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MBA vs Masters in Statistics for Hedge Fund?I already work at a BB as a trader. I want to take a bit of a break from working and do a degree: either a MBA or Masters in Statistics. My long term goal is to be a hedge fund manager or quantitative researcher (if i end up liking stats and do a PhD). I want to keep my options open and so am leani...
Aphalleon
23 weeks 1 day ago
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5/1/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming WSO Meet Ups: WSO Happy Hour - Paris: Fri, 19 May, 8:00pm @ Les Etages Upcoming podcasts, webinars and webinar rewinds on the WSO Frontpage (replays of old webinars you may have missed, free for 24 hours): Podcast: 2-3-2 - John Householter -- 5/2/17 Webinar: IB Case:...
AndyLouis
63 weeks 1 day ago
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Have You Ever Lived in Another Country for An Overseas Assignment?A little background: During ’06-’08 I was fortunate enough to live in Southeast Asia as an ex-pat because my dad works in financial services. The firm that gave him the assignment didn’t survive a month after we were back stateside (two guesses). This is an experience for which I am extremely...
Stay.Hungry
23 weeks 1 day ago
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Emmanuel MacronI've been following Macron since last November and I gotta say--I'm impressed. Anyone else watching the French elections? Here's a quick profile from FT: https://www.ft.com/content/a36b107a-dca6-11e6-86ac-f253db7791c6 Tl;dr -- he's an ideological cross between social democracy and economic libera...
Rahma
53 weeks 1 day ago
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Most prestigious tech companies?In the same way we rank banks.. I'd say tier 1: google, facebook, salesforce, linkedin, palantir, uber tier 2: dropbox, box, square, airbnb tier 3: yahoo, paypal, intuit, apple ...
LWZ
273 weeks 1 day ago
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Would you get a Vasectomy to live the Models and Bottles Life FOREVER?Curious to hear if any of you simps would get one to basically fuck 10-20+ times a month without fear of the pregnancy bs hoes do. Sounds like money well spent to me. @DickFuld" ...
Opslivesmatter
83 weeks 1 day ago
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Which university is more prestigious/famous in your country, Oxford or Cambridge?What the title says. Is anyone more famous than the other where you are from, or are they equal in reputation? ...
Aphalleon
23 weeks 1 day ago
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O'Reilly kicked out of FoxO'Reilly kicked out of Fox, Tucker Carlson takes his slot. What is your outlook on Fox vis-a-vis other networks? Their best host is leaving, and Tucker isn't "conservative" enough for the Fox crowd. Also, where do you think is O'Reilly headed next?...
Frank Quattrone
143 weeks 1 day ago
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High Grade Currency and Chemical PurchasePrice rate is at 10% the required amount (shipping and handling fee included). EMAIL...Seanbiggs770(at)yahoo(dot)com ...
stantini77
03 weeks 1 day ago
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laxpower
43 weeks 2 days ago
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Is getting fired worse than getting divorced?I saw this article floating around on my LinkedIn and eventually gave in and clicked it. Surprisingly, it wasn't just random nonsense but actually provided data to backup the claim that divorce actually is easier to recover from than getting fired. This is hard to believe as you need to get marr...
Tour
73 weeks 2 days ago
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Goldman Sachs' SLC Undergraduate CampDeleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted....
DefinitelyNotTrolling
23 weeks 2 days ago
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Illegal Immigration Finance AnalogyThink of the US originally as like a start-up. Those who came first/earlier on took on the most risk and thus got "equity" or, more relevantly, citizenship. They had to build out infrastructure and create opportunities. The US could also have become a wasteland and still could become one. As time h...
jpndy
03 weeks 2 days ago
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Cannot decide where to live this summer (2017) - suggestions please.Perhaps the epitome of a "first world problem", I cannot decide where to live this summer. A bit of background, I'm rather fortunate to do most of my work remotely, and have "resided" in 17 countries in the past 5 years. ("resided" as in, lived for more than 2 months). Looking back, yes, I mig...
MonacoMonkey
13 weeks 2 days ago
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Is Adderall cheating?A few weeks ago one of my co-workers admitted that he and everyone he knew at his elite private college (target school) used Adderall religiously to study and prepare for tests. A bunch of people from his school are my co-workers so I asked them about their experience--all the same. All of them used...
DCDepository
2003 weeks 2 days ago
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Snap IPO Prices at 17 Dollars a shareHonestly I am just surprised this wasn't posted already. An article on CNBC stated that Snap priced its public offering at $17 dollars a share. [quote] Snap priced its public offering at $17 a share on Wednesday, two sources told CNBC. The company is scheduled to start trading Thursday. At 200 ...
PatrickStar120
833 weeks 3 days ago
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What does it take to get into UT-Austin McCombs school of Business?I want to know things like G.P.A,, or what things are important, and if you,or somebody you know got in can you tell me their stats. This post is probably out of topic for WSO, but it is about business. Thanks!...
Oasix21
1313 weeks 3 days ago
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'Dilute Sample' Drug TestSince almost everyone in Finance will take a whiz quiz at least once, I thought that this was pretty relevant. Back in 2014, Josh Gordon (WR in Cleveland at the time) had a suspension placed on him for testing positive for marijuana use. He gave 2 samples for the test; one was just under the limit,...
JTH
213 weeks 3 days ago
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What's there to do in NOLA??This weekend will be the commencement of my brother's Bachelor party in New Orleans and we are in search of the must do things while there. I've received some input from several sources including the possibility of a Louisiana yard dog (gators) tour thing and of course the obligatory night out on B...
hightheta01
233 weeks 3 days ago
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2K17 - Anyone play?Anyone play 2k? If so what system and what build do you use for Mycareer and ProAm? I play on X1, PF Athletic Finisher...
guggroth93
03 weeks 4 days ago
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2017 NFL Draft First Round- favorite and least favorite picksAccording to a CBS Sports NFL columnist, the 49ers get an A+ for their pick of Solomon Thomas. The Browns get an F (lol) for picking Jabrill Peppers. What are your favorite and least favorite picks from the first round of the NFL draft? [Link](https://www.google.com/amp/www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/...
mcb21
43 weeks 4 days ago
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I am BoredShort story is I got back from abroad and have 1.5 months till my SA. I am bored in the suburbs of new jersey, any recommendations on what to do until work?...
Pass the Mayo
93 weeks 4 days ago
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Sergio Wins the Masters. How to improve your course management.This post is a little long overdue as Sergio won over 2 weeks ago and I haven't made a golf post in awhile. I think a key thing in his win was that he drove the ball like a beast on Sunday and his mental and short game during the back 9 was great. For most golfers, the mental side and course manage...
BillBelichick37
33 weeks 4 days ago
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Elon Musk's new company promises to bore...tunnelsElon Musk is [at it](http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/04/28/surprise-elon-musk-actually-gets-his-tunnel-boring-machine-at-spacex-6/) again... [quote] Last week, a tunnel-boring machine used by L.A. Metro to carve out 2 miles of earth for the new Crenshaw/LAX line was removed from the future Leimert...
darthdrizzy
03 weeks 4 days ago
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NY vs LAConsidering a big move. Can anyone that has lived in both cities (or just wants to chime in anyways) give their thoughts on why they like one over the other (you may have been more junior in one city so try to exclude any negative feelings from that that). ...
itsanumbersgame
03 weeks 4 days ago
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PE exec stops dating women that are too hotI started skimming the NY Post irregularly after I heard the Mulaney bit on it ("the New York Post is like talking to someone who heard the news, and now they’re trying to give you the gist"), and I saw an **AMAZING** article today about a Private Equity executive that has given up dating hot wome...
JTH
633 weeks 5 days ago
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1st Year Analyst, where to live in NYC?Hi all, Happy Friday. Hope everyone had a great week. I was wondering if anyone had any advice as to which apartment buildings would be best suitable for a first year analyst at a BB? My office is downtown and I would like to stay in Manhattan if at all possible. I also know that I will likely need...
NYCIntern51
53 weeks 5 days ago
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U.S. Corporate Tax Rate to 15%Lots of news coming off the Hill today with regards to Trump's new tax plan. Hopefully we'll get some kind of announcement by the end of the day. With the acknowledgement that 1) we don't know exactly how the plan is structured, 2) we don't know how it would be paid for, and 3) we don't know if it ...
dmw86
663 weeks 5 days ago
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What's your strategy for unplugging yourself?We've talked about the issue of whether we could unplug for a day [before](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/blog/could-you-unplug-for-24-hours)... Now I find that after getting bombarded with news, social media, and crazy people I kind of find myself developing a routine to unplug. It's definitely h...
dchd9
13 weeks 5 days ago
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I'm skinny fat and need direction.Sorry if this topic has been beaten to death. Anyway, I need help here. I'm suffering from information overload and don't know what program I should be on. I'd like to get lean before I start bulking. I want to do Starting Strength or Stronglifts 5x5, but I have limited free weight experience and d...
B4SH
193 weeks 5 days ago
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That time 18 year old LeBron turned down $10 million Came across this today... [quote] ... when James was in high school he took a meeting with former Reebok chairman and CEO Paul Fireman. In the meeting, Fireman offered James $10 million upfront to sign with Reebok and not talk to Nike or Adidas... "I still can't believe I left that $10 million." [/...
mcb21
13 weeks 5 days ago
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WSO Happy Hour: Wed 4/26, 7:00pm @5th and MadHappy spring, dear monkeys! Join us for the April 2017 happy hour! Come by and enjoy a few drinks and bites with fellow finance professionals. Let us toast to "New worlds to conquer!" First few attendees get a WSO T-shirt! Date/Time: Wednesday, April 26th, @ 7:00pm How to find the group: Mention ...
In The Flesh
33 weeks 5 days ago
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Beijing monkeysHey all, I recently moved to Beijing and was wondering if there were any other monkeys around. Would be great to get a happy hour going at some point. I work at baidu's strategy team for financial products, used to be at a hedge fund. Originally from the US. If anyone's around you can add me on wech...
highhater
73 weeks 5 days ago
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Investments, 10th Edition Bodie, Kane Marcus - Solutions Does anyone have the solutions to Investments, 10th Edition Bodie, Kane Marcus?...
yoooo
893 weeks 5 days ago
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14 Rules Kids Won’t Learn in SchoolI was recently cleaning out the stack of books in my office closet and came across something Charles J. Sykes wrote called "Dumbing Down Our Kids" I thought that this is a decent book and I particularly liked his list of "14 life rules" that I think all students should read. In my years being invo...
the_gekko
103 weeks 5 days ago
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Iran NewsI want to learn more about Iran because one of my professors mentioned it as a potential investment opportunity. Is there any news letters I could get sent to my email daily or websites you recommend?...
canesfan
43 weeks 6 days ago
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China's New $290 Billion Dollar City According to this Bloomberg [article](https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-26/china-s-290-billion-new-city-lifts-hope-for-better-urbanization), China has plans to construct a new city 2 hours outside of Beijing; in hopes of capping the population at 23 million. According to Morgan Stanley...
silverbuck898
13 weeks 6 days ago
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'The Wizard of Lies' Movie (2017): Bernie Madoff (HBO)In 2008, stockbroker, investment advisor and financier Bernie Madoff made headlines around the world when he was arrested for perpetrating perhaps the largest financial fraud in U.S. history. Debuting in May, HBO Films’ THE WIZARD OF LIES examines Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme – his deception,...
Dollar Bill Stern
03 weeks 6 days ago
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Arms dealer?http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-stoner-arms-dealers-20110316?page=9 Non -target high school drop out -> solid trading record -> top 20 prison in miami what are this guys exit opps. could he run his own dictatorship?...
Ravena
73 weeks 6 days ago
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First United, now American AirlinesWhat's wrong with American airline companies? Seems like every airline except SouthWest are a bunch of douchebags. Don't they train people on how to interact in social settings? [Full article](http://edition.cnn.com/2017/04/22/us/american-airlines-video-confrontation-trnd/) EDIT:- Funny thing is t...
Frank Quattrone
273 weeks 6 days ago
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Is NYU Stern worth it?I only got $6K in scholarships so I'll be paying at least $60K every year. Even if I major in finance, get internships and a high paying job on Wall Street, is it worth all the money?...
Amaayezing
33 weeks 6 days ago
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Senate to give Green Light to Trump for North Korean Surgical Missile Strike?South Koreans are following closely how congress is working with Trump on pressurizing North Korea. Our focus is on whether congress will give Green Light for Trump to surgically strike North Korea's nuclear facilities. Not long ago, Trump met with Xi Jinping in China. They said they will approve...
reelice
13 weeks 6 days ago
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Has Anyone Considered Managing Money for Celebrities? This may seem kind of random, however I randomly searched "Drakes financial manager" on google just to see his qualifications and how much he/she is paid every year to handle that. Came across this and was quite intrigued. Then I realized most celebrities don't have just one person advising them ...
Wu_Tang Financial
163 weeks 6 days ago
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Roomba Vacuum CleanerIt's 25% off on Amazon right now and Honey shows it's the lowest price it's ever been on there. Anyone have one? Is it worth it to you? How good is the manufacturer warranty? Amazon offers one for 3 years for $30....
GoldenCinderblock
53 weeks 6 days ago
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Solutions to the Student Debt Issue?As a current undergraduate, I am always intrigued by the student debt levels in the United States. Having several friends taking out loans to pay for school, (I am extremely blessed not to have any) I am constantly hearing about how fearful they are of the debt. It appears that as well as American ...
Wu_Tang Financial
03 weeks 6 days ago
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ESPN is losing 10k customers daily - Can Disney save it? After reading about how ESPN is firing millions of dollars in on air talent, and hemorrhaging money all together, I started thinking about how viable the company is for the long term and how it will affect the price of Disney Stock. ESPN is one of Disney's top money makers, and for the last few year...
Wu_Tang Financial
603 weeks 6 days ago
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Sitting at computer all day - how do you stay focused during the mundane hours?Just having one of those slow afternoons where I have spent a majority of my time clicking through articles and trying not to blow my brains out. What do you all do to stay focused, especially when there are long, mundane assignments that are "not priority"?...
theofficeguy
33 weeks 6 days ago
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[Shared Economy] Those living in big cities, how do you get around?Sharing economy is changing the way we live. Companies like Airbnb, Car2Go, shared bike system, Getaround, and others are changing the concept of ownership. For example you can now rent out your idle vehicle on Getaround and collect $$. For me personally, I don't own a car and use Uber to get around...
reelice
24 weeks 6 hours ago
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Engineering vs Finance UndergradCurrent senior in High School. Is getting an engineering degree really a better investment than getting a finance undergrad degree? With an engineering degree, you can always get an MBA later on...but if you start out in finance, you can't(usually) get an engineering degree. Also, what do you guys...
TheAvidSeeker
84 weeks 8 hours ago
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Student-run bookkeeping businessSome context: I have internship experience with a Big 4 Transaction Advisory Services team. Joining BB IBD as a SA in June. Going into final year of university in September. On graduation, I hope to pursue a career in a BB bank/MBB consulting/startup - typical enough ambition for a student on this s...
bruyant
04 weeks 10 hours ago
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When California is too liberalIn Silicon Valley, a man is given leeway and a shorter sentence for being an immigrant. The lady at the bad end of a domestic abuse case is hoping for a more stringent ruling on her husband's conviction, but is not getting it since he is an immigrant and is in jeopardy of being deported for a hard f...
iBankedUp
04 weeks 10 hours ago
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What's your income tax rate?See title. Just got a relocation stipend and was a bit shocked at the combined NY+Fed tax rate... ...
The Suit
14 weeks 14 hours ago
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Do Europeans Always Stay Outsiders?Hey guys, Northern European here finishing up my masters at a Target and lucky to go through recruiting with several big tech firms and consultancies (incl. MBB). I did a semester in the US at an MBA last semester (UT) and LOVED my time there. I would love to get a consulting offer and try and late...
DatesExcelModels
164 weeks 1 day ago
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Anyone ever paid Tennessee Professional Privilege Tax for holding series 7 and 63 license?I got a mail from Tennessee Department of Revenue last month, asking me to pay a Tennessee Professional Privilege Tax. I looked up online and according to the tn.gov website (https://apps.tn.gov/privtx/), it's an annual tax imposed on persons holding an active Tennessee license or registration to pr...
ssypangpang
44 weeks 1 day ago
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What are the biggest financial hubs after NYC? And which offers the best living situation?After NYC, what are the biggest finance hubs? And, of these cities, which one(s) is/are the best to live in?...
ifyesyeah
544 weeks 1 day ago
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What's your favorite way to relax? We all have those days where we're on the verge of exploding from either school or work stress. The concept of "me time" is slowly fading with busy schedules and lifestyles that pride constant work over relaxation. But, it's important to relieve stress from time to time before it becomes destructive...
scorpio20
544 weeks 1 day ago
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How long until $1 trillion market cap?In 2012 we had this thread about whether Apple's market cap could hit $1 trillion. Last week I saw this article regarding the possibility of Amazon hitting $1 trillion. I personally think that a lot of the content on Marketwatch is clickbait, but the article poses an interesting point. [quote] “I...
JTH
14 weeks 1 day ago
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What’s been your worst experience with an airline?Hey monkeys, title is pretty self-explanatory, and is based off of the recent happenings with United. Anyways, I’ll start. Probably around 12 years ago I flew from South Carolina to Wisconsin as an unaccompanied minor. Everything was going great and the airlines make it all operate very smoothly. ...
CreditMunich
224 weeks 1 day ago
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Forget about yourself; depend on others for happinessAlright, that may be a bit extreme. However, many people (especially on this board) believe that their happiness comes from what *they* achieve, that’s why there are so many people on here worrying about internships and CFA exams and getting into a top 10 MBA. However, something we often overloo...
Tour
94 weeks 1 day ago
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BRICKBREAKER PART 2Okay, not that anyone on this site has "free time" per se...however, found this terrible use of my time the other night in the Uber back home. iPhone users: App Store Search "Ballz" Brick Breaker + Tetris I apologize in advance for the time, exhilaration, and frustration you may experience....
LifeOnTheBuySide
04 weeks 1 day ago
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4/24/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming WSO Meet Ups: WSO Happy Hour: Wed 4/26, 7:00pm @5th and Mad WSO Happy Hour - Paris: Fri, 19 May, 8:00pm @ Les Etages Upcoming podcasts, webinars and webinar rewinds on the WSO Frontpage (replays of old webinars you may have missed, free for 24 hours): Webinar: Equity...
AndyLouis
14 weeks 1 day ago
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Fox Cans Bill O'ReillyWell by now hopefully we have all heard the story on O'Reilly. After this scandal Fox has fired one of their most recognizable faces and one of the most popular cable TV shows in the world. The quote below from O'Reilly is from this article here [quote] “tremendously disheartening that we par...
Wu_Tang Financial
54 weeks 1 day ago
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What would you be doing if you wouldn't hadn't recieved the offer for your current job?title says it all. Trying to not develop a mentality of IB or bust. ...
cognac
54 weeks 1 day ago
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"Girls only want guys that have great skills": What are you doing to increase your value?Hey monkeys! I just re-visited "How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big" by Scott Adams (of Dilbert fame). I came across this passage: [quote] When I speak to young people on the topic to success , as I often do, I tell them there's a formula for it... The formula, roughly speaking, is ...
darthdrizzy
101 month 16 min ago
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The $400 JuicerIf any of you read Bloomberg or are on finance twitter, you might have seen the story today about the $400 juicer that more or less squeezes a bag of chopped fruits and vegetables into a cup. Essentially, a startup makes the juicer (which you have to buy up front), and then you can buy the single-se...
JTH
161 month 3 hours ago
0
Nabooru
41 month 8 hours ago
0
Question on pensionsI've heard many tales of people who have worked in IB for many years still managing to go bust somehow after they retire. So my question is whats everyone's pension plans, like is anyone here stuffing away 5% of their salary a year or whatever? Or is everyone just letting it build up in their bank a...
BGUK19
11 month 8 hours ago
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Diversifying Sources of IncomeHi everyone, I recently have been thinking about ways to diversify my sources of income. I have read in many places that this is pretty much necessary in order to build real wealth. I'm currently a 22 year old about to graduate from College and start in NYC FT. My buddy and I have been discussing t...
monkeysee_monkeydo
21 month 9 hours ago
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IB to Television IndustryI've been interested in television production / writing for a while. Obviously there are few stories of figures like Steve Mnuchin moving from finance to hollywood, but does the community know of any others? Any firms that have particularly strong connections with the media industry?...
The Suit
71 month 18 hours ago
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Disliking Nieces and NephewsI don't know if I've ever actually started a thread. These days, I'm not especially active, and when I am, I'm either inebriated and writing something snarky or sober and writing something too long to be worth reading. Either way, I'm interested in hearing thoughts about a little problem of mine. ...
brotherbear
381 month 22 hours ago
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Do you use Bitcoin? Read an article, found here , this morning that reminded me that Bitcoin is in fact a thing and that apparently internationally it is gaining traction due to high banking fees. Per the article [quote] Banks are charging a lot of money for their services. Despite incredibly large net interest marg...
Wu_Tang Financial
161 month 1 day ago
0
A humanitarian who plans to help others reach their dream locations with ease.I am here not to bring disorder or to go against forum rules, but to gradually spread out my message of directions to people who need help, to those that are desperate, and to those crime committers of various sides of the world. ...
browngriffy
11 month 1 day ago
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Tesla Pickup Truck?Read an article on Bloomberg that discussed Tesla's plans to unveil a pickup. This interested me because I think the US pickup market is one of the toughest to crack. A lot of truck guys seem to be traditionalists, and I'm not sure how they would feel about an electric pickup. There will definitely ...
silverbuck898
501 month 2 days ago
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Are America's Taxes Not High Enough?Monkeys, I was reading an [article](https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-11/sorry-america-your-taxes-aren-t-high) on Bloomberg which said that America has the 3rd lowest tax rates among all the OECD countries. [quote] In every other scenario analyzed by the OECD in its 584-page “Taxin...
FinDroid
41 month 2 days ago
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What are your favorite/least favorite airports?I'll start us off, LaGuardia is the worst airport in the US. To those who’ve had the luxury of never setting foot in LaGuardia, allow me to provide an overview of the amenities: Highest rate of flight cancellations and delays in the US No convenient way to get to the airport through mass transi...
CreditMunich
851 month 2 days ago
+8
I Peeked Inside Your Lives YesterdayI’m renting out a condo for my brother-in-law in River West in Chicago. Rent is $3,700 for a 3Bed/2Bath. I was there yesterday to take pics. These people are in their early 40s, they both work long hours and make bank (she’s a portfolio manager in Asset Management; didn’t look him up but proba...
GoldenCinderblock
391 month 2 days ago
+3
Family driver for 100K All-inJust saw a post on my LinkedIn feed for a driver to help a family out around NYC and the Hamptons. Pay is 100k all-in. Any of you monkeys would consider quitting your finance job for this? [quote="LinkedIn Post"]I'm recruiting for an incredible family that's looking for a professional Driver for NY...
iBankedUp
341 month 2 days ago
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How to take good notesAnyone have any tips about how to get down all important details in a meeting that might last several hours? I find it really hard to concentrate for that period of time, and sometimes notice my attention dropping in longer meetings. I'm trying to find a way to make sure I can pick up all of the c...
mbamfinquestions
281 month 2 days ago
+12
WSO Black T Shirts - 5 Day Flash Sale - 40% Off until Friday 4/21/17!Normally these are $19.99+$3 shipping ($23 all in), but to get these into more hands faster, we're going for a Flash Sale over the next few days - $14.99 + FREE SHIPPING (anywhere in the world) until 11:59PM on April 21st (this Friday!)...limiting this deal to the first 50 members that grab it. Tha...
WallStreetOasis.com
391 month 2 days ago
0
General Motors plant seizure in VenezuelaRecently, the Venezuelan seized a General Motors plant which caused the American auto manufacturer to cease its part manufacturing operation in Venezuela. This is not the first time under Venezuela's socialist regime that property, plants, and equipment were seized and nationalized, as Exxon Mobil h...
Kamchowder
01 month 2 days ago
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French Presidential Candidate Proposing 100% Tax On The Rich Title says it all. Link is here if you wish to view the article. This tax would be on incomes over 400,000 euro which is $425,000. These income brackets are currently taxed at 45 percent. Thoughts on tax rates for the rich? What do you think the tax system should look like and why? Think this...
Wu_Tang Financial
821 month 2 days ago
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Toyota vs Tesla: Battle of the SemiI recently read an article, found here, and a recent trend among car manufacturers are the creation of trucks that produce zero-emissions. For example, Tesla recently revealed their plans for an electric truck. Today, Toyota released a hydrogen fuel cell system to propel zero-emission trucks. Accor...
Kamchowder
01 month 2 days ago
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What's your workout/supplement routine? Here's my key to greatness.Hey guys. I'm 19 and am currently a Finance student. Goal is a solid IB gig. That's not the topic of this discussion. I wanna know what you bankers do to stay in shape! Let me know anything and everything.. share your routines! *This is simply out of curiosity and is just for fun guys.* *DISCLAIMER...
zeezy
321 month 2 days ago

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