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$50,000 what business would you start?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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Would you pay $26.75 for a movie ticket?Hey monkeys, I just came across [this article](https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-07-28/at-26-75-a-movie-ticket-luxury-dunkirk-gives-hollywood-hope) talking about the new movie, Dunkirk on Bloomberg and found it surprising that many people are willing to pay roughly four times the average...
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How is Personal Finance Not a Required Course in High School or College?If I could create my custom schedule at college, I would take the basics of every type of business course and then 90-100 credits of finance, economics, and some other upper-level business courses here and there because that is what I enjoy and the field I am aiming for. However, I don’t think the...
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Japan's bullet trains meet India -- though everyone should use one tooOne of the more famous things we've seen from India is a pretty wild rush hour (lots of videos and images online if you're curious). Riding a train in India is pretty dangerous. Either you're all cramped (to put it lightly..) or the train is at risk of totally breaking down to start with. India is ...
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Graduated 3 months ago, can't get a job **Background info:** School: University of Texas at Austin Degree: Economics with honors GPA: >3.85 Internship experience: Local Investment Bank+ Well known Family Office + Distressed Debt Trading Shop = Three years total Personality: People always tell me that I am pretty outgoing and great at comm...
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International banking as a backup?I'm a current college student at a semi target, currently looking at options if I don't end up making into IB. I was wondering if any of you had any experience in international banking and could give me some insight on how to break in....
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Apple Keynote September Event 2017: The iPhone (8) Gold or Dust?In the article, "[New iPhone Key Feature Is Its Price Tag](http://www.marketwatch.com/amp/story/guid/3BB21BD6-94B6-11E7-9FD8-05220BAFA418)," discusses whether the forecasted higher than the usual retail price of the future debuted 10th-anniversary iPhone will drive the overall profit to decrease or ...
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Corporate Politics, Job Outsourcing, Might Get Fired, How To Play Cards?I’m in a corporate politics situation, which is an arena I’m not very experienced in, and am coming to you for advice. Please keep replies relevant to the topic at hand and not just calling me a bad person and whatnot. If you’re one of those “gung ho off to work we go” people who thinks it...
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Banking job disappearingVikram Pandit, who ran Citigroup Inc. during the financial crisis, said developments in technology could see some 30 percent of banking jobs disappearing in the next five years. What do you think about it? What would be the most touché fields? Asset Management? Private banking? Ib? Trading floors?...
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Entrepreneurial / investment ventures for finance professionals?In the side projects thread, we learned that WSO is comprised mainly of gambling fiends, e-commerce hustlers, and a few tech-buzzword bros. No surprising results here, but now I ask a different question: what truly big entrepreneurial / investment ideas does anyone have? Feel free to give only a des...
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Losing weight while eating $50 worth of food a day??How do you guys keep in shape and even lose weight under a generous seamless account policy? What do you do for workouts and what do you seamless? Inputs and outputs...
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Kevin Durant Beats Down on a Failing Underarmour Under Armour has been doing badly for some reasons described below and Durant made it worse for the company his team mate endorses, by apparently just stating the obvious: [quote] Nobody wants to play in Under Armours. I‘m sorry. The top kids don’t because they all play Nike [...] Everybody kn...
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Laid Back Culture FirmsHello everyone. So this summer, I interned in a research function at a department in a bank known for having a robotic and cutthroat culture. Some of the seniors inherited not the most valuable traits from the seniors they worked for in the old Wall Street days. I was wondering if anyone could prov...
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Clay Travis Says "Boobs" Live on CNN & Derailed The Entire ShowCheck out the TNA post that I missed. His post on this topic is very well done. Link: https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/cnn-boobs Hyperlink for that guy who is going to be like "why would't you hyper link it?" [here](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/cnn-boobs)...
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Who's the criminal?Remember that evil big bank that everyone talked about? I think his name was Wall St and everyone blamed him for America's problems. Well, he seems to have disappeared. What we have now is Donald J. Trump to blame for all of America's issues. Everywhere I look, someone in Washington is now being ca...
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Instagram Skews RealityIn a world where social media is dominant and people follow celebrities religiously, do you think that many people live in a false reality? Rappers, "rich kids of Instagram," diamonds and throwing around bundles of cash. What do you think this does to the average high school child or college freshma...
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Why do double/triple digit millionaires still work?Let's assume Joe is 45 and has a net worth of $20 million. He could comfortably live (for the rest of his life) and spend $500k-$750k per year. And this is being pessimistic since it is assuming little to no investment income. That's 10x the salary of the average American worker, so it's not un...
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YogaI wanna get into yoga. I just did 20 minutes to some instructional video and ended up feeling pretty good and sporting a semi. How do I get into yoga without going to classes?...
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What is your favorite College Food?Hello Monkeys, The title says it all. Tell me about your favorite food you ate when you came home drunk out of your mind or with the munchies at 2 am and you could barely move, or some of the 5 dollar 5 star meals that you lived off of in college during exam season. If none of that relates to you, ...
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Really Nice Furniture - Where to Buy?Recently got a pay bump, looking to move to a nicer apartment and need some quality furniture. Where is a nice place (in LA/OC area) to get really nice furniture? I mean high-end, imported from Europe type really nice furniture. Any places online? Need: *Sofa *Coffee table *Dining table *Bed *D...
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Decorating apartments, furniture etcHow do you guys afford to furnish your apartments? I figure I'm going to have to buy everything...bed, sofa, tv, curtains, dishes all that crap. How can we afford this given that our 10k sign on will be cut in half by taxes and then in half again on rent + deposit....
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Where do you guys buy your furnitureNeed to get some furniture for my apartment. Any suggestions for online or physical (NYC) stores. It's a pain in the ass getting furniture delivered while you're working...
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How many of you have real life friends you can discuss business/finance with?I have 0 to 1 real life friends who i can discuss business with which is also one of the reasons why I'm on WSO. Lots of cool folks here who can discuss the life of Marc Rich to how to go about a tender offer for shares of a public company. There have been so many times when I've been on the explai...
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Nitro Pump X - Formulated with 100 percent safe reliable and efficacious ingredientsThink about it, "While the tailor rests, the needle rusts." This column is going to share a couple of effortless procedures to do that. Next time you're looking at Nitro Pump X, take a look at how many Nitro Pump X there are as it is true, no matter how much you resist the notion. http://naturalheal...
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The Kevin Hart Hurricane Harvey Challenge[Hurricane Harvey](https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/15/texas-and-florida-face-economic-blow-from-hurricanes-harvey-and-irma.html) was the first hurricane of category 3 or above to hit the US since 2005; the year Katrina devastated New Orleans. You can see it in the news. Hurricane Harvey drenched the pl...
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Marry a sex symbolI'm a guy in my early twenties, living in a metropolitan area. I'm basically conservative, coming from a southern town and stuff. But I've always liked really attractive women, like regally attractive. I've also never cared too much for a girl to be in the same type of line of work as me. I would, h...
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The Internet is an AddictionI think its finally time to accept the fact that the overuse of the internet is an addiction. I thought about this fact as I read about The National Institutes of Health funding a study on internet addiction. The study is being held at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. I see online ...
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Credit Card of Choice - Points, Cashback, or Miles?A discussion on Airlines got me thinking about the best vehicle to incur monthly debt for which the full balance will be remitted at end of the month to reap the rewards of **Points, Cashback, or Miles.** I've had a couple of credit cards in the past and have consolidated to just two right now. The...
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Best Credit Card?I think I'll apply for a new credit card once I start my job this summer. I currently use an Amazon Visa card and bank with Chase. I'm wondering if there is any particularly popular card that bankers use? Which card(s) have the best rewards? Is there any difference between AMEX, Mastercard, Visa and...
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Being Successful as a Late StarterHi, I am receiving my Bachelor in a few months. After this I planned to do a one-year master-program in finance. Unfortunately I picked up my studies pretty late (at the age of 29). So I will be 33 when I will finally start working. Although my grades have always been in the top ten percent range, ...
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Big 4: Strategy Consulting vs CorpFin/M&A Dealshello! can you tell me please the differences in salary and exit opps for Strategy Consulting and CorpFin/M&A Deals in Big 4? thanks! ...
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How to deal with competitive co-worker Hi All I'm posting from another industry and would like WSO to weigh in given the community's extensive experience in office politics. I am currently a medical student at a top 3 medical school with no "corporate america" work experience. I will be working in a lab next year with a fellow medical ...
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How do I get a girlfriend? I'm a very career oriented college student, and spend most of my time studying in college to get into law school for corporate law. I'm nearly done with my first year of college looking to finish with a 4.00, have interned at a fortune 500 company, and have an offer for a fortune 50 internship this ...
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Tips For De-Stressing Wives: Shitty Movies, Etc.My wife's having a real tough time at work right now and is on the verge of tears like daily. Meanwhile, I just quit my job so I feel like I should do everything I can to help, which isn't much. What's some shit you guys do when your wives have had a long week and you're doing pretty good comparativ...
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Adderall-friendly psychs in HoustonNYC is full of doctors/psychiatrists that dole out Adderall on command (or so I hear). Anyone know of a doctor or psychiatrist in Houston that is quick to diagnose and prescribe?...
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Steve Mnuchin's Honeymoon ExpensesSo Steve Mnuchin has stirred up a bit of a controversy for trying to expense the government flight cost from his honeymoon: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-14/mnuchin-defends-honeymoon-jet-request-as-trump-voices-support So is it A) What the media would have you believe, a greedy ca...
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Re-examining US perceptions of its own economy and its own division[WSJ/NBC conducted a poll to look at differences in voters' views of the economy, namely which groups of people they thought most benefited from the current economy](https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-and-clinton-voters-diverge-on-whos-winning-in-todays-economy-1505499375). A summary of the results:...
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What liquor is on your shelves?I've got a handle of Titos, a handle of Dickel 12, a Balvenie Tun 1509, and a Talisker Storm. What are you stocking?...
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What to do with my life?Hi, I really need some solid advice on how I should move forward with my life. Here is my background: 2012 I graduated with a bachelors degree in petroleum engineering from a university in Egypt. Couldn't find a job due to the political unrest in the country after the revolution. Beginning of 201...
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Are the 99% being conned by the 1% ? They own the rat race ? I feel like a hamster in a cage. 1. After you graduate college your sole objective is to make money in a dignified manner 2. Too many people in the fray = competition = getting a job is tough 3. keeping the job = tough 4. You soon realize money is everything 5. Then you wonder - why didn't they teach us how to make money in school...
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Roadtrip to Maine - Need SuggestionsHey all - finally got approved a few vacation days to do a little road trip to Maine (from NYC). I'll be going with the gf and will be staying at a place that is about 20 minutes away from Portland. I believe I'll be hanging out mostly in Portland but wanted to hear some suggestions on places to vis...
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My sister got rejected from Columbia....she's near suicideBachelor's in Engineering from India Came to the USA right after undergrad works with HP (hewlett packard) as a technical person with 0 proven leadership skills gets an above 700 score for the first time on the 3rd GMAT attempt loses her job before Columbia review (unfortunate - she was laid off) No...
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Exchange program or improve GPA?I have 2 choices: - Go for an exchange program at National University of Singapore (top #15 uni according to QS). Pass or fail grades; doesn't affect GPA. I've been to Singapore a couple of times so it's not for fun or anything, purely to help my resume. OR - Stay back and finish the remaining cr...
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North Korea's got some economic steam after all -- what will come out of it?According to Bloomberg, [North Korea's economic development has surprisingly been... better than expected.](https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-09-14/north-korea-s-secret-weapon-economic-growth) [quote]Although the country is still poor, its **gross domestic product grew by an estimated 3....
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Asking Out Chicks in the Office- Yay or NayBack story: I am in my young 20s. Been at the bank I am at now for 7-8 months. New consultant joined 2-3 weeks ago and is a dime. One year younger than me and sits on a different floor but some of my team work indirectly with her, and we know each other from hanging out after work a few times. Wha...
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Amazon is creating more jobsAmazon is [opening another fulfillment center](http://alphastreet.com/b29f9c64 ). This company is expanding and creating more and more jobs everyday. ...
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Are recovering drug addicts reliable?The opioid epidemic in the US is a lot less "sexy" to talk about than identity politics, for sure, but its impact on the US is going to be obvious if left unchecked. [Some employers need workers and are beginning to take in recovering addicts.]( https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/01/struggling-to-find-wor...
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Just got back results from Ancestry and....OK I got back results from Ancestry and according to my family tree I had a black great, great, etc etc grandfather from a really long time ago. They said I am 1/16th black. Am I allowed to attend URM recruiting? I can print out the family tree and show it to recruiters but idk...
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What stadium would want to tailgate and watch a football game Besides your alma mater, what school would you want to see a college game at? For me it would be LSU, a night game at Death Valley....
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What ever happened to My name is Goldstein and MikeFromBaruch?I remember back in June-August I used to see these trolls everywhere spamming their shitty threads and getting on peoples nerves. Bragging about wearing Patek Phillippes but cant even spell Phillippe properly. Constantly poking fun out of people by giving them insecurities by saying they worked at e...
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I have a conspiracy theory regarding stock market manipulation Malaysian airlines lost 2 planes in 2014. One due to a missile incident in Crimea, and one due to "disappearance". If I was a bond villain, I'd short the stock and have people make planes disappear or get damaged in seemingly believeable manners. What do you think finance and business geeks ?...
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Where Do You Put Your Short-Term Savings?As the title suggests, I'm curious to see where the monkeys of WSO are allocating their savings. I just finished my first year as an analyst and having some difficulty choosing how where to put my disretionary savings. I started out saving very aggressively for retirement (think 15% to Roth and 401k...
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How many of you believe in luck ?So I'm a business enthusiast (aren't we all - it's WSO helloooo). I love studying failures and successes and those who made it. For a long while I was a hard ass that believed you could make it and make your dreams come true with a lot of competence and hard work. What I realize as I get older is t...
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Stay over in Dublin (IB)Reach out to bankers in Dublin. I am visiting Dublin next week and are wondering where to stay and suggestions on where to eat and have a drink in the evening, preferably in IB areas. Thanks in advance!...
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New WSO Internship: Community Management & Content Specific tasks for the Community Management & Content Intern: Primary task: being VERY active in the forums/comments to help give users the best experience possible. You will help other users find answers to their questions by pointing them in the right direction, or answering the question yourse...
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Can you get into MIT by just having a billionaire grandfather ?One of my classmates in high-school married a heavy-hitter's grandson. His grandfather is a proper baller. $8 million private jet just for the senior management of his construction empire. These guys own dams, toll roads, airports, a 2500 Megawatt power-plant. His dad gave a commencement speech at...
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Full name or shortened version of your name?Say your name is Andrew, do you go by Andy/Drew or Andrew in the workplace? I feel like a shortened version is friendlier and helps you build rapport with colleagues/clients (which is extremely important when you are facing clients a lot)... while a full name is more "uptight" and "professional". ...
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Should I drop out?I have, potentially, a very good opportunity. I'm doing really good in college (non-target, first year) right now, have all As but I really don't like it, I've already taken tests in all my classes also. I've been exploring careers and looked into sales. I started networking and I might get an offer...
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Calling all Hong Kong/related people So i was just looking at the portfolio of Li Ka Shing. Cheung Kong Infrastructure is just mind boggling. It made my hair rise on my body when I figured out what the secret of Li Ka Shing's empire is (won't discuss here - finder's keepers). I saw Buffett, Carlos Slim and Bill Gates using a few of...
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Amazon Cutting Prices at Whole FoodsThat evil practitioner of capitalism, Jeff Bezos, strikes again. Lowering prices for consumers; does the man have no shame? @TNA" and the rest of the economic-illiterates: When can we expect the great leader to take action against this man? We must stop him before our products become too cheap! ht...
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16 Years On, Never ForgetIt is always this time every year that I find my mind wandering inexorably back to that place I was the morning of September 11, 2001, and how lower manhattan felt in the weeks and months that followed. Unable to sleep last night, I stayed up late and wrote out something much, much longer than what...
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Do you guys get intimated seeing pretty females in the office ?So there's this lady working as a financial analyst, I think she has the most photogenic face and she's quite the cougar. Very pleasant personality. It's not even one of those outright sexy/bombshell faces/bodies - it's that good girl image that softens your heart and she always has a tinge of perfu...
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Pharma Bro Found Guilty!https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/04/pharma-bro-martin-shkreli-convicted-in-federal-fraud-case.html LOL!...
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Best Colleges OverallYou can find countless threads regarding best schools to help you break into finance, and those are obvious. However, I don’t think I have seen a thread about best overall schools. As you know, finding a Bank with the right culture is very, very important, so I don’t know why culture at colleges...
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Student's Sexual Assault Charge Delayed due to InternshipQueens University business student and hockey player, Chance Macdonald assaulted a 16 year old girl at a party in 2015. However, his sentencing was delayed in order not to interfere with his internship with Deloitte. His lawyer argued that without the paid internship, his client would be financial...
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How many of you guys want a legacy/are working for your children and grandchildren ?A lot of people see a job as a means to an end (monthly income). But there are those that go above and beyond in doing things like creating an empire or aiming for Chairman of the Board because they just want to literally live for their children and grandchildren to give them a life they never had. ...
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Are midlife crises even real? [Economists think midlife crises are real while psychologists think it's all phooey -- I mean, how does age even relate to a slow crisis?](https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-29/is-the-midlife-crisis-real-economists-and-psychologists-can-t-agree) Although the study admits that the findi...
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Investment in Sports TeamsHello monkeys, Recently I came about this article from Forbes: [Major League Soccer's Most Valuable Teams](https://www.forbes.com/sites/chrissmith/2017/08/16/major-league-soccers-most-valuable-teams-2/#8fbc30ab815d) Here's a small excerpt from the article: [quote] one team to sell out its stadium...
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Important Things You Need To Do In Your 20s1) Keep Exploring If you are in your twenties use it effectively and do not waste it. You will not have real responsibilities and you will have ample of time to explore and experiment. You need to take up every action now rather than procrastinating it on a later stage. You should do an introspectio...
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Great Salt Lake & ShrimpingThe Great Salt Lake faces the threat of becoming the next Dead Sea -- nonexistent! Ok, perhaps that was a bit too dramatic but it is undeniable how much the Dead Sea has changed due to infrastructure changes humans have done in order to obtain more water. [And right now the Great Salt Lake is facin...
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What is your Patrick Bateman workout routine?What do you do to get your physical activity up? What is your gym routine? Can you do 1000 crunches?...
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How many of you guys looking for US jobs are asianFrom my experience, it seems like there are a lot more Asians looking for IB jobs. It used to be that all of the Asians were in science and engineering, but now I guess finance is becoming really popular. Have you seen this too, and is it really because of the money?...
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How have you helped your parents after you entered finance and are making $$$?My dad and mom, who are poor, but sacrificed a lot for me (working 2 jobs, working on weekends, etc.), I'm sending them off to a nice long vacation, all paid by me. What have you guys done for your parents, just out of curiosity? Also paid off all of their debt they had (under 5k). Seems like it wou...
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Daily Sports Brief?Looking for a quick, morning brief that focuses on current sports news. Not sure there is one out there, but thought I'd ask. There's been a couple of threads on morning briefs everyone reads, but none specifically on sports. Thanks ...
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What is your favorite Sport? Hi everyone, I was wondering what is your favorite sport. Mine's Basketball (and Kobe Bryant). I also play pool and bowling, not much though. (My dad used to be in the volleyball team back in college, but he never taught me how to play volleyball...) What about you guys? Golf? ...
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How much do you spend on sport?I am a huge premier league football fan and I attend football games when I can. I am thinking of buying a season ticket which costs £900 for the season. However the travel will add another £600 for the whole season. This season ticket will guarantee me around 25 games. How much money do you sp...
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Sports in 100 years?Comparing sports now to how they were nearly 100 years ago is truly laughable and now that it feels like we're in the future and sports are at their peak popularity, what's next? How do you think we're going to look at ourselves in 100 years? Better yet, I'm curious how sports will evolve... Probab...
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Any serious stock market participants here ? is it worth it ?How many of you got caught with unforeseen corporate developments ? Like Indonesia recently nationalized a mine owned by a major miner and wah-lah, 20% of the stock price drops. This is something you can't predict when reading an annual report. An explosion at an asset, wampa, there goes 10%. USF...
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Any Decent Roommate Finding Services? (Houston)Boys, I'm relocating to Houston in January and need to find a roommate, I've downloaded a few apps, used Craigslist etc... No luck. Houston is pretty sweet because you can live well on not a lot of money, especially with a roommate, but I am having trouble with that being that I am almost completel...
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Equifax Insurance Will Likely Fail to Cover Breach CostsHey monkeys, So as many of you have already heard, Equifax Inc. had a cyber breach which resulted in stolen credit card and social security for millions of Americans. [quote] The company holds a policy that would probably cover about $100 million to $150 million, with costs shared by carriers in th...
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Do I have to look ATTRACTIVE in order to fit in at work? (WOMAN)Hi, I am about to start work at an investment bank and on the quest to lose 40-50lbs (so I can be 100lbs etc) because all the women I have seen basically look like models. I am average, I would be considered "exotic" so not white lol, but have a lot of potential because I am somewhat cute. But, do y...
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Reflection of 9/11I wanted to post an excerpt from a speech that was given to me when I was a senior in high school, right after the attacks. The Jesuit teacher who was the orator and writer of this and many more literary offerings(37 books), and was the technical advisor on "The Exorcist" as well as a small cameo. ...
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The Global Financial Centers Index 21 outcomesThe new The Global Financial Centres Index 21 is out! You can have a look at this link: http://www.longfinance.net/images/gfci/GFCI21_05_04_17.pdf Despite Brexit (still work in progress - we have to wait 2019) London remain the 1st financial center in the world. But the uncertainties rise. A lot ...
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Same Apple, Same iPhone, Same TricksHonestly, why do people still like Apple? [Who even buys their over priced products?](https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-you-might-spend-a-grand-on-a-smartphone-1505041204) $1,000 for the new iPhone X. Wow. Though to be fair, Samsung thinks it can get away with selling a phone for $950 as well (Galax...
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Why are gravediggers are so satisfied with their jobs?Every once in a while, I find it extremely calming and therapeutic to a long walk through a local cemetery. Alas, all the chaos and drama of life, subdued under a few feet of soil. The silence is pervasive and permanent. You'll soon notice correlations (albeit completely useless ones) about the h...
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Tips on how to pitch an idea?I am meeting the CEO of a consulting firm for coffee in a few days time. He is my mentor and we have a good relationship. I have identified a business area and a feasible idea which may be of interest to him. At the moment it is just an idea that I want to pitch to him before getting into the nitt...
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CFA Level 1 Topic TestsTo all the monkeys who have passed their CFA level 1, what is the difficulty of the topic tests offered on the CFAI's website compared to the actual test? I wasn't aware of the topic tests at first and just discovered them after finishing the equity section. I got decent grades on the EOC question...
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The Art of Cheating SleepWhen I did my military service, we performed an exercise whereby we stayed up for 36 hours without food and then marched our way to the shooting range. The resulting spread of bullets on the target where equivalent to that of someone being significantly intoxicated. I think many of us can relate t...
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Hello smartphones, my old friendQUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]This is one of those huge things that we’ll look back at and marvel on the start of it.” [/quote] Tim Cook’s pumped about augmented reality. You might be, too, following Apple’s annual event on Tuesday. Market Snapshot U.S. indexes finished a bad week ahea...
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9/11/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming Podcasts, Webinars & Webinar Rewinds: Houston - Oil & Gas Industry Financial Modeling Boot Camp -- Sep. 13th-15th, 2017 WSO London Chapter - Autumn Sesh! Sept 21, 7pm, Trading House Bar WSO Paris Happy Hour - Fri, 29 Sep, 8:00pm @ Corcoran's Grands Boulevards Posts of ...
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Personal Trading CryptocurrencyI have just started work in one of MS/GS/JPM. Does anyone know the rules on personal trading in cryptocurrency? Are employees allowed to do it? I know there are rules on trading equities, but just want some clarification....
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Where do real finance pros/future legends get their business data ?For general analysis. Where does a Bill Gates, a Warren Buffett, a Stephen Schwarzman, Carlos Slim Helu. Where do these guys get data to make investment decisions ? I know WB reads annual reports. I can't imagine him sitting down in front of a Bloomberg Terminal or using S&P Capital IQ. There's n...
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Where can I get adderall?A few times I've seen posts here about the use of adderall, especially in the threads about staying awake during the analyst years. I was wondering, where do you guys get adderall if you use it? Weird, but serious post btw......
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What are you reading?What books are you guys reading, or have read/plan on reading? Fiction, non-fiction, biographies, do you guys have any great authors or historical figures who have written books or series of books that you absolutely recommend? Any great magazines or websites you guys turn to for quality, stimulatin...
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Would you buy these Bill-Gates backed Vegan Burgers?A majority of people cannot even begin to imagine not eating meat, and substituting it for plant-based food. The company *Beyond Meat* looks to change that, and get you hooked on their vegan burgers. As stated in the article; [quote] Beyond Meat, whose investors include billionaire Bill Gates and f...
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How would you want to become rich ?Forget the means, I'm talking about the path. 1. Invest and let the other guy do the work (Warren Buffett, Carl Icahn) 2. Operate (Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg) Would you rather be a hands-on executive, or the Chairman of the Board of the holding company that delegates everything to the other guy a...
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Finance Rite of Passages Hi Monkeys, What kind of rite of passages/traditions do the summer analysts/FT analysts go through at your firm? There's definitely gotta be some pretty horrible ones out there. Please share with us!...
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How bad is f*%&ing a co-worker?Hey guys, I need some advice here. I work at a mid sized office with about 50 employees total. A girl from another team recently broke up with her boyfriend and has hinted that she is down a few times with flirty texts and being touchier than a co-worker should be at a work retreat. She lives sli...
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If this man made billions in Nigeria why can't we ?As someone who was involved in the commodities sector, I was recently reading a report of how the world's largest oil refinery is being built by a tycoon named Aliko Dangote from Nigeria. Nigeria is one of the hotspots for growth in Africa. He built a fortune that makes him worth $10+ billion appar...

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