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Parents [including celebs and various hot shots] indicted in college admissions test scam

InfoDominatrix

Ouch... prestige attempts done the wrong way AND caught no less! Prosecutors filed charges against 33 parents, accused of paying between $200,000 and $6.5 million to get their children into elite universities. Those indicted include actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman [actress and...

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What was the happiest moment of your life?

yul33

Happiness to each person obviously can mean different things, but for me I would say one of the happiest moments of my life was when I went hiking in Yosemite with my family up to Vernal Falls. We sat on the side of the riverbank, drenched from the climb, and eating bagels with cream cheese. (We...

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Why do most people suck at Excel?

ForrestGump

Microsoft Excel: the lifeblood of 21st century finance and business. A phenomenal spreadsheet tool used by the lowest level analysts through the most executive tier of management. A wonderful program capable of performing complex mathematics, charting graphs and calculating thousands of data...

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Be honest, how does it feel to be super prestigious?

Sunshine Funshine

A lot of people are in IB for the prestige and the money. As a college student, I've always wondered - for someone in a top job (i.e. MD, C-Suite, wealthy independent investor, etc) who is drowning in money, how does it feel walking around daily life? Like, do you walk into a bar feeling confident a...

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Basic book on numerical methods - stochastic calculus

The Original Mark Hannah

For job reasons I have to learn more about numerical methods, probabilities and stochastic calclus (brown, ito, etc.) Do you guys can recommend me a good book on these? A book that one without a math background could understand, that starts from the basic perhaps Thanks a lot ...

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WSO: Changes Observed

Esuric

So I've participated on these fora now for the better part of 5 years, and I've noticed some significant changes. Some of the changes are easily explainable, while others are not. I wanted to share some of my observations and get some feed back from the community. Joined in 2013 and noticed the fol...

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"The feedback fallacy"

checkingin.

This is the best business article I've read: https://hbr.org/2019/03/the-feedback-fallacy The central idea is a science-based rebuttal of the "radical transparency" model. However, I found the most valuable sections of the article to be the components of the thesis. While this article was written f...

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How much did the richest drug dealer you personally know make?

2733278823

With the El Chapo trial coming to an end, I thought this would be a noteworthy discussion. Drug Dealers are often considered the ultimate grinders. I knew one in college who branched out 3 fraternities and he told me he made $70,000 annually before his apartment got raided. Any similar stories? ...

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Who is most prestigious WSO user?

famejranc

Who is the most prestigious WSO user? Need to know so that I can PM him to ask for a summer internship....

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Why is there no off-topic hall of fame?

semi.target

I have enjoyed the Hall of Fame sections of the investment banking and hedge fund forums, but I think a hall of fame for the best off topic posts is needed, thoughts?...

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What job position has the all around smartest people?

2378783282

Doctors? Lawyers? Investment bankers? To me it would be venture capitalists. All the venture capitalist I have met are crazy smart...

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Bernie Sanders 2020 run

Distracted

What are your thoughts on Sanders launching his campaign with a record 5 mil in 24 hours? Does he stand a chance this time around? will the democratic "trend" continue? ponder and share....

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Mentor/Role Model Birthday - What to Do?

Warren's Buffet

Hi WSO! So as some of you might have seen from my previous posts, I was really lucky in meeting someone in the industry and they opened a lot of doors up for me (I am 18, so they have really helped a lot). Well, they have their birthday coming up and I was wondering if it would be weird to send some...

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_CFA Study Materials

nok15105

Hey guys, Just a quick question. I searched on here but didn't really find that many good answers. In your opinion, what are some of the better (or best) materials to use to study for the CFA? Thanks in advance. ...

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Chances at Top MBA w/ Low GPA?

metternich34

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(ASK FOR RECOMMEND!) MS In REAL ESTATE PROGRAMS!

105207225

HI ! I am now an undergraduate student, and do want to apply a MS degree next year (prefer to study in USA OR UK). BUT, FIRST, i worried that without any working experience, it will be quite impossible to apply a ms in UK (someone told me that). SECOND, i will like to work in real estate after get...

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A good read in today's FT

atticusFinch

Best part of the article was the mic drop moment. Moving from a percentage to a multiple of salary as bonus is certainly life changing. Plus the person is a lateral hire. A fairy tale, I must say. https://www.ft.com/content/b3a917a2-3370-11e9-9be1-7dc6e2dfa65e ...

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Where to live in NYC for young people

Postgradwonderer

I am very likely moving to NYC soon and am at a place now to where I have to seriously start apartment hunting and finding a place to stay. Depending on how it all goes, I might even have to look for a roommate. What I am looking for are the areas of the city where more of the younger crowd straig...

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When Will College Become Obsolete?

Sunshine Funshine

So a while ago, I posted a thread asking people what their undergraduate GPA is. A LOT of people mentioned that they had below a 3.5, many below a 3.0, and some even below a 2.5. So it got me thinking about a number of things. 1. In most, if not all cases, that general-education poetry or ancient M...

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Favorite Books?

semi.target

I am interested in finding some new suggestions for books to read, can be any type of book. ...

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Master of Finance/Free Online course in Asia

gaconvn

Hi every body Im looking for a best Master of Finance Prograam/Free Online course in Asia ? Can some one help me. Thanks Best Regard...

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Amazon Pulls out of NYC

CRE

The New York Times is reporting that [Amazon is pulling out of New York](https://commercialobserver.com/2019/02/amazon-to-new-york-city-drop-dead/?fbclid=IwAR1veUbZ56C8OFoImWlVF-d9xaVTBxqPlwjeCeOIcxg4b2q9uK45hheE5h8). Amazon does not plan to find a new location to replace the New York City campus, o...

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Normal to feel this way?

thistooshallpass

I am 25 year old and I have a great career outside finance. I know what my passions and interest are. I also know which field to go into long term. The path I have chose for myself I believe gives me the best chance of maximising my success in the field I want to go into. I am very much focused on...

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Hurricane Earl

IlliniProgrammer

Just wanted to give everyone a heads-up. Nobody ever thinks of New York City as a potential target for hurricanes- we haven't been struck by one in 70 years, but it is a possibility every hurricane season. This time around, there is a chance that Hurricane Earl might make landfall in New England. ...

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A whopping 85% of college grads affected by autism are unemployed

famejranc

A whopping 85% of college grads affected by autism are unemployed. This figure is abysmal compared to the 2.1% unemployment rate for all college grads. Why are so many college grad autists unemployed? Because they have poor social skills and behave strangely, among other things. Lesson: If you have...

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What’s with 18 year olds telling other 18 year olds what they can or can’t achieve?

Pump and Dump

Also, what’s with these finance meme pages? “Haha bro long $JUUL.” “DB is a BB? Yea right.” “When the bonus hits and you grab the freshest deal sleds.” I find it cringier than my old trolling tbh....

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How come you don't see mass people with sports/expensive cars in Manhattan streets? (Lamborghini/Ferrari/Rolls Royce)

TheBestMan

Considering the amount of millionaires/billionaires concentrated in Manhattan and being the financial capital of the world, how come the streets of Manhattan are not littered with Lamborghinis/Ferraris/Rolls Royces? I mean, there are some, but not like in Dubai....

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How do you get a valid letter of recommendation if you worked in your family business after graduation?

TheBestMan

The MBA program I am trying to apply to requires 2 professional letters of recommendation but also says that they do not accept letters from "friends or family". If you worked in your family business after graduation and your boss is literally your parent, how do you get a professional letter of rec...

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Writing Essays as a side gig?

ResearchLackey19

Hey Monkeys, I was thinking about writing finance essays in the weekend for fun (relatively) ez money. Was wondering if any of you do/thought about this as well. Do you guys know where to get these jobs/how much it pays/if I have to let my bank know? Thanks...

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LinkedIn profile headshot: left vs right shoulder/side?

010anonymous010

For a professional headshot, is it more symmetrical (better) to have your headshot facing your right or your left side/shoulder? Is there a 'correct' option? Which is the best shoulder/side to face the camera in line with the rest of the profile? Bonus: I have decided to go no smiling, are you all ...

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Opinions of Living in Houston

CompliConsultant

So recently I have been offered a position at a bank in Houston but, have read that crime is high in the city. My question is for people living in the city how is it? If I still would want to enjoy the night life the city has to offer. Also is Houston a city where you would need a car to get around...

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How Much Do You Drink Per Day in an Average Week?

Sunshine Funshine

Title says it all: how much alcohol do you guys/gals consume on each day in a given week? And also, at what point in your career are you - I'm sure college kids are gonna have a skewed response so just so we can distinguish who's who, lol....

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Brazil - Big opportunities or am I jaded?

StrapYourBoots

**Thread geared towards people that have done, or are interested in doing, business in Brazil.** My wife is Brazilian and so I've made a handful of trips (2 months in total) to visit her family just outside of Salvador, Bahia. Amazing place, best beaches, great food, vibrant culture, big city etc. ...

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Hours worked in first 20 weeks in investment banking

Making Monkey

Not me, i found on r/financialcareers and thought it would be appropriate to post here. Is this typical? ...

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Moving to NYC -- Rental Broker Worth it?

pintglass07

Moving to NYC this summer and starting to look at the rental market. Was wondering what you guys thought about using a rental broker instead of doing it all myself on StreetEasy. Found a great broker recommended by a friend who would charge 1 month rent for their fee. Looking at how crazy the rental...

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Telling your seniors you are in therapy?

thistooshallpass

I am in therapy and I have had a few personal issues recently which have impacted my work. I am getting all my work done but due to certain personal issues my mind has been elsewhere and I am just doing the bare minimum. I am nowhere near working at my full capability. I am in some pretty intense...

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The only true freedom is living under a bridge and eating other people's trash.

famejranc

The constitutive deficiency of experience is never filled by the satisfactions and achievements to which we direct our attention. These apparent accomplishments only mask the universal and ubiquitous pain, the dull and continuous grief that seethes beneath all things and unites all things that live....

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Cringeworthy LinkedIn Profiles

ColdCaller

Is it just me or is it cringeworthy when someone lists experiences such as "Pizza Hut Delivery Guy" on their LinkedIn profile? Or how about that person that has 6 languages on their profile 4 of them being listed down as "Elementary Proficiency". Or those profiles that have hundreds of skills listed...

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Tangerine Investment Funds equivalent?

avatilbin

Hello, Currently looking to invest as an automatic monthly contribution. I see Tangerine is recommended a lot here. What I would like to know if there is an equivalent with another bank. I bank with CIBC so I would like one there if it has it....

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Tangerine Investment Funds for someone who has never invested before

avatilbin

Hi PFC-ers, I have never invested before, but I want to start. I don't have a lot of money and I want something I can regularly contribute to. However I'm a little lost and was hoping to get some unbiased advice from you all. I was looking at the Tangerine Investment Fund Account, or the Tangerine...

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I wanna get MKUltra'd

famejranc

Where do I apply, how prestigious is this CIA mind control program, and what are the exit ops???????...

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Font Change?

The_Bear_Jew

Is it just me or did the fonts/formatting of the site change? Everything looks much thicker now. Maybe it's just my computer but wanted to see if others are experiencing it too...

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When have YOU asked to “speak to the manager”?

avatilbin

Someone at my doctors office fucked up and changed my medical insurance but put the wrong date in, which put me in the hook for the full cost of my preventive care. I tried explaining that there's no way it was my fault since according to the records, the date of my visit occurred months before my n...

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What are your secrets to being a successful student?

avatilbin

I've been a lurker for quite a while here, though I've only now had something worth posting. Given that a large portion of users on here are students, I thought there might be interest in a topic like this. It's nearly the beginning of a new semester for most American colleges, so I'd like to ask fo...

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Do You Work Sick?

Fear The Bulge

Well, shit. Hillary Clinton's not the only one hiding dirty secrets about her health. I'm sitting at my desk with wads of Kleenex under my arms and some damn baby powder on my temples. I'm working on a word document. The family doctor told me to write whatever I want and he'll put it on company lett...

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Transfers

BobTheBABYBuilder

Quick Question: Is it a bad thing to have multiple college transfers on your resume? I plan on transferring to a different school (semi-target) and would like to stay for a year, then transfer from that school to a target. Thoughts?...

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Analysis of the Cryptocurrency Exchange Landscape

duster1212

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PCNSC Exam Questions Answers

Bella-Jullia

Do you want to succeed in PCNSC exam at first attempt? Then you must seek help from VceTests and get the best exam dumps for your Palo Alto Networks PCNSC exam. We possess excellent exam stuff with questions answers in PDF files and Exam engine layouts. We are confident about the accuracy and validi...

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$50,000 what business would you start?

go.with.the.flow

Hi WSO, I summon your collective minds to brainstorm on this idea!! If you have $50,000 and you can start any business what business would you start and why? -$500 monthly stipend for food/gas/cell phone -couch is free (parents/gf/friends) Present your business case and I will shower you with SB...

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Working in finance & depression

Wso-burner

Using a burner account for obvious reasons. Last May I graduated college, one week after that I moved ~7 hours away to a new city, and a week after that I started at a F500 in FP&A. I'm not going to get into the details since it gets dark, but since the move I've had an extremely hard time meeti...

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BB&T + SunTrust = ??

John Pierpont

[WSJ Article (Paywall)](https://www.wsj.com/articles/suntrust-bb-t-to-combine-in-all-stock-merger-11549537817?mod=hp_lead_pos1) BB&T is buying SunTrust in a $66 billion all stock deal. Combined, they'll create a bank with $442 billion in assets. You west-coasters probably don't care. They combined...

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Did school prepare you?

moneymachine12

I was reading an article and a famous hedge fund manager said that Wharton didn't teach him anything. I'm curious to hear what all of you who graduated from elite/target schools think about this. Did school prepare you for your career? If you can mention whether your school is a selective or not se...

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Interviewers: What's the Stupidest Thing You've Heard a Candidate Say?

X2

To all the monkeys that have ever conducted an interview, what are the funniest (and stupidest) things you've heard candidates say?...

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Why Subtract Cash When We Calculate Enterprise Value

collegekid89

Why do we subtract cash when calculating enterprise value? Shouldn't we be paying for the cash on hand too? If I am selling my company, why would I pay someone to take my excess cash? Before we answer this question lets make sure understand what enterprise value is. What is enterprise value (EV)? E...

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Market Cycle - Where Are We and What Are You Doing About It?

UFOinsider

Markets are cyclical, interest rate cycles are inevitable, and even when history doesn't repeat itself...it tends to rhyme. So where are we in the market cycle? I have my own opinions but yours are more interesting. Take a look at the chart and weigh in. What's your strategy at this point? How ...

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Checkmark for guaranteed SR = WR

nhungthientai

So a lot of the times I'll see someone claim WR when it's just the best time on this website. I was wondering if it's a possibility to add a Checkmark as a guarantee that every site record is actually a World Record as well. I reckon this can be added to most popular games, and would easily clear u...

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Golfer Matt Kuchar wins $1.3 mil and pays his caddie $5000

famejranc

The normal caddie couldn't be there, so Kuchar found a local (Mexico) caddie to fill in. Kuchar agreed to pay the local caddie up to $4,000, but ended up paying him $1,000 more than agreed upon. Kuchar's normal caddie would have made $130,000 if he was there instead of the fill in. “For a guy wh...

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If you could go back in your life and change one thing, what would it be?

hedgehog9

So pretty basic, if you could go back and change one thing in your life, what would it be? This could be something career-oriented, personal relationships, hobbies/interests, etc. Curious to hear, especially from some of the 30+ crowd...

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On average how much sleep do you get on a weekday?

thistooshallpass

On an average weekday how much do you sleep? What's your average sleeping and awake times? How much do you need, do you get enough? I try to get 8 and half hours a night following the advice of Matthew Walker but find its hard to fit in. On average I get to sleep at 11 and wake up at 6: 15. Ide...

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Suggestion for moving to Connecticut?

HighlyLeveredCat

I'm thinking about moving from California to Connecticut after finishing after concluding all my business in CA. Is there any particular city that is great for young Finance/Real Estate professional? ...

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Using potential doubts/weaknesses to highlight setbacks and potential strength too risky for an interview?

ASC_842

Assuming I do good on the qualitative questions and the more finance technical questions, I can ask how I compared to candidates in the industry/fresh grads. By asking I can highlight the fact that I did decently well despite the circumstances. It'll be like saying "Hey, look at what I can do in an ...

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Do Glasses Make You Look Smarter?

safadfsd

Probably a stupid question, but I'm a relatively good looking guy and I always wonder if people think I'm dumb (even though I have a solid background in terms of college and jobs). Would wearing glasses help with perception when meeting clients and at interviews for new jobs (I'm also not very elo...

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What did Gekko exactly do?

born2trade

It seems everyday there is a reference to Gordon Gekko on this site and every other member has a picture of him as their profile pic. However, what did Gekko exactly do...I mean he wasn't a banker and not exactly a trader. So, what was his official job title/role? Was he simply a CEO of a Asset Mana...

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2020

JDC1

Well, here we have it. The democratic contenders: Kamala Harris, Pochahontas, Amy Klobuchar, Cory Booker and Kirsten Gillibrand. A few warm up articles: https://www.google.ca/amp/s/freebeacon.com/politics/cory-booker-this-planet-simply-cant-sustain-people-eating-meat/amp/ https://www.nytimes.com...

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How to get removed from site like Goldstein

EliteStudent11

I’d like this account and all of my responses / threads to be removed from this site forever, similar to what happened to accounting major and Goldstein. Is there something I need to do to make this happen? Or do I need to post scat porn repeatedly until you ban me? Also please don’t just ban...

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HP 12c reliability - (Pr Error)

Relinquis

I'm having issues with my HP 12c... I keep getting a (Pr Error) and it won't do TVM calculations. Have any of you guys had reliability issues with the HP 12c? This is a new model HP 12c. The old ones are super reliable (I had lost mine)....

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NYC Summer Housing 2019

chimpecm

To all of you who have interned in NYC and lived there for the summer, where do you reccomend living. I have heard NYU, New School, and just subletting. Interested in hearing how other people have gone about it....

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Udemy Discount Today

innovativeguy11

PSA: Udemy.com is having a 94% off sale on their financial models until Valentine's Day. Go take a look!...

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Does Islamic loans have a different way to calculate PMT and interest? Is there an actual formula?

IdkLOL

Trying to understand how they calculate "profit" for a loan of X dollars. Out of the profit, how much will be the principal amount paid?...

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Gyms in Chicago

semi.target

What are the best places to work out in Chicago? I have seen a few threads on this topic centered around NYC, but have not found much on chi-town. ...

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Sober October

GoldenCinderblock

Well boys, my mild-moderate alcoholism is turning into regular moderate alcoholism. Time for a reset. Sober October 5 to November 5 - No drugs or alcohol. Nicotine and caffeine are fine. Who's joining me on this epic endeavor? If nobody is down, someone please bump this thread in a month and ask how...

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What are the Benefits of 3d Point Cloud Services in USA?

sumanpreet.webtunix

The Point cloud services firstly build data into the 3d point cloud annotation that exported to BIM Packages including 2d plan and elevations. 3D Cloud Point Services tools firstly scan the data then collect the data than working on the 3d model. Sometimes you can face many issues into the 3d point ...

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Is it worth buying an apartment in the city without the tax abatement program?

SirGrayWalrus

Is it really worth it? Do you guys plan on purchasing an apartment down the road? Or buy one elsewhere and rent it out to someone else? ...

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How much spare time do you really have with a 40-50 hour week / what do you do with it?

xnn178

Title pretty much says it all. If you're working a 40-50 hour week, what does your schedule look like and what do you do out of work? I know most people see this as a positive, and I feel like I might be a workaholic in the working, but I really see myself bored out of my mind if I only work 40-50...

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California approves $68B high speed rail from LA to SF - Thoughts?

WestCoastDeveloper

California approved a '$68 billion' dollar high speed rail from LA to SF. Do any of you California monkeys plan to use this high speed train rather then fly? I can take a flight from LA to SF in 1 hour for $100 bucks. I don't see this rail coming close to beating flying. With a $20BN deficit ...

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What are your policies?

2378783282

Go: Taxation: Healthcare: Environment: Immigration: Guns: Trade: Drugs: Military: Where we should put our money at: ...

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Considering Joining the Army Reserves

Temujiin

Are any of you in the Army Reserves, and if so, do you recommend it? I am graduating this Spring and have already accepted a job that will begin in July where I anticipated I will be working 40-50 hours/week. I am considering joining the Army Reserves, preferably as an Officer since I will have a de...

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Black History Month

WolfofWSO

Is anyone's company honoring Black History Month? I'm a little perplexed that my organization hasn't put forward more effort other than an email announcing it with a link to more information. In years past we'd have talks, luncheons, and the like which in my opinion were very well organized and re...

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WSO App

deal.sleds.and.prescription.meds

The Oasis needs to go mobile. Finance never sleeps, and people need to have access to this great community at their fingertips. Thoughts on this?...

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How Complicated Are Your Taxes?

Sunshine Funshine

I'm single, I claim the standard deduction, I have no dependents, and the only other things I have are interest from bank accounts and some dividends from stocks. I feel like taxes aren't worth the stress. How about you all - how hard are your returns to get done?...

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Paying attention to Plumbing

WolfofWSO

Here is how I found a pure mind, body, and soul synced to the power of oneness. Many of the sites I saw told me that it was important to clean my colon because of the toxins that fester in the lower GI. It all made sense to me. As we all know, or should know, the colon’s main function is the r...

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51% vs 100% Acquistion

dontbugme

Working on a potential deal, buyer wants to acquire certain assets of the target but not undergo full integration (target headcount is large, doesn't need certain parts of the biz, total upfront consideration too large), but splitting up the target is a no-go. Will a acquisition of controlling inter...

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What is love?

famejranc

Baby, don't hurt me Don't hurt, me no more Baby, don't hurt me Don't hurt, me no more What is love? Yeah No, I don't know why you're not there I give you my love but you don't care So what is right and what is wrong? Give me a sign What is love? Oh, baby, don't hurt me Don't hurt me no more What i...

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Bars and Restaurants hate Valentine's Day

The White Bull

Contrary to the popular opinion, here is what I [found](https://nypost.com/2019/02/13/restaurants-actually-hate-valentines-day-saying-it-limits-cash-and-regulars/) It was also surprising to know that fewer Americans planned to celebrate Valentine's Day this year(55%) as against last year(51%), acco...

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Team spirit/ L' outsider review

The White Bull

Has anyone watched the French movie "L'outsider" or "Team Spirit" by Christopher Barratier ? I heard its actually based on the fraud conducted by a trader in one of Europe's Largest Banks. How is it ? ...

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Help a fellow monkey

Throwaway214

###Situation: I recently started developing feelings for a friend of mine, but before asking her out and risking ruining our friendship, and maybe even some more considering that we are in the same group of friends, I am trying to better understand if there is a reciprocal interest. ###Problem: ...

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Very Lost. Is Applying Online a Waste of Time In My Case?

breeeezy

2nd year Community College student, I've done a search-fund/"private equity" internship at two different places. To be honest, I know search-fund internships are regarded as looked down on but for me, they've filled up my resume with something related to finance and I've been able to smoothly convey...

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Common knowledge gaps in finance interviews?

ASC_842

I have watched and read on certain finance and accounting topics but it all goes in one ear and out the other. I already forgot the specifics on ASC 842. In an unfortunate event I tossed the WSO guide I purchased several years ago. My knowledge is too rudimentary and I don't know how to find knowle...

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Selby Jennings - Have they improved at all?

Tony's Brother Michael

There are several dated threads (albeit with a handful of more recent comments) warning prospective recruits to stay away from Selby Jennings due to mining for comp data, spamming job boards with resumes, using bait-and-switch tactics, and misrepresenting fund/bank connections, among other things. ...

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Which Was Better: SOTU or Super Bowl?

semi.target

Of the two recent events, which one was more entertaining to watch, and why? Personally, I would take The State of The Union because nobody took their shirt off at the halftime show. ...

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Howard Schultz (former SBUX CEO) Running in 2020 - Socially Liberal, Fiscally Conservative

thebrofessor

I've personally been looking for a socially liberal fiscally conservative candidate for some time (classical liberalism if you will). anti-border wall, anti-deficit, anti-UBI, pro-environment... a couple of faux pas with race while at SBUX, but this sounds promising. what does WSO think? https://w...

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Best option for paying for my home

Nijikon

Hi WSO, this one is a little off tangent. Basically, me and my wife disagree on how I should work towards home ownership. Given the finance masters here, I wish to ask which route should I take. I'll disclose the information needed for you to make an answer. All in US$. Home cost: $900k. Downpayme...

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Damn these freeloading billionaires!

ResearchLackey19

So Warren called billionaires freeloaders because they paid around 3.2% of their total worth as tax this year while the rest paid 7.2% of their wealth. I think it is f***king stupid that he used % of total worth to say that billionaires are "Freeloaders". But I might be the one that is stupid. Le...

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How do "day-trading gurus" like Ricky Gutierrez make their money?

ArtemisFole

If you haven't heard about this guy (I didn't until recently-saw a youtube ad of his), he's this 22 year old guy with a youtube channel where he basically discusses his day to day trades and gives advice on positions to people. I saw a few of his videos out of curiosity, and its pretty clear he's a ...

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What is the most amount of credits you took in college and how did it pan out?

DCFCzar

Title says it all. I'm currently taking 21 credits while working a part-time internship (about 25 hours a week) in my last semester. Curious the kind of work load you put on yourself during undergrad....

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Been in a bad mentor relationship?

virginia_1

I'm looking for someone in the NYC area who is willing to talk with me (on or off the record) about a mentorship that has gone bad. I'm writing a article for a large newspaper. ...

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Thrown out halfway through interview

mgaT

Hey y'all, I am just wondering if this has like happened to anyone else before. I was interviewing at a F500 the other day, and halfway through my 6 mini interviews I was interrupted by the HR head telling me the interview was done and for me to exit the building. It was pretty stressful, but I am ...

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Goodbye WSO!

Brady4MVP

Fellow monkeys, I've been active in wso since about 2006, and it's been a great experience. I've learned a lot from the various posters, made a few friends, and really enjoyed the contents. I sincerely hope that I've been helpful to others as well. Due to some recent events, however, I arrived a...

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Study abroad on Resume?

ToPimp4ButterBurgers

I am still in school(Jr) and was curious what everyones opinoin was on whether or not to put my study abroad school on my resume. Obviously it would just be one line under education not a section with bullets. thoughts?...

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What do you get when you take personality tests?

famejranc

INTP master race. The greatest men in all of history are INTPs. Alan Greenspan, Paul Allen, Larry Page, myself....

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How to Overcome Extreme Risk Aversion?

Sunshine Funshine

I'm a college student and there's this one stock in particular I've had my eyes on for a while. I feel pretty good about it, and I want to invest in it - the problem is I'm a college student, I'm new at investing and I hate losing money and the fear that the stock price will go down would kill me. S...

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Am I allowed to post content help questions?

Vdeboca

Hello, I have several corporate finance questions. Simple questions, for example example why in the Dividend Discount Model (Gordon) the growth rate is subtracted from the cost of capital. Am I allowed to ask noon questions like this on this forum? And if so, where? I don't see similar questions...

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