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How Does it Feel to Know that You are Dumber than the Financiers who Came Before You

famejranc

New [research published this week](https://www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2018-06-14/study-people-are-getting-dumber) examining the IQ scores of men born between 1962 and 1991 has found that scores increased between 62 and 75, but have been dropping steadily since. How does it feel to k...

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GMAT Advice - Please help

sl898370

I have ~3 months to take the exams for early admissions programs such as HBS 2+2. Didn't do too well on the SATs but walked in with 0 practice. I'm willing to work as hard as I need to for the next few months. For those of you who have taken the exam, could you give me some advice on: - How many we...

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What Are You Old-Fashioned About?

GingerGuy

What technological advancements or updated social norms are you not following? I like to think I'm a pretty forward-thinking guy but I still always prefer to pay with a card/cash, over using Apple Pay on my phone. What are you old-fashioned about?...

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Dumbest thing you've said in an interview

slippy777

Curious about the dumbest things you've ever said in an interview that make for a funny story. I had a coffee meet with associate/vp today (family friend). I have f'd up couliflower ears from wrestling/mma. The associate was a wrestler and commented something along the lines of *"I see wrestling d...

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Would you rather be an Accounting Partner or a Law Partner?

Bankerstreet

Out of curiosity, which would you rather do? Law partners earn more but they work more Accounting partners earn less but they get way more free time during the summer. Thoughts? ...

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You can get rich by managing rich peoples money.

wallstreetpop99

Someone can become rich by helping the rich invest their riches to make them even more rich. That's wack...

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What to do next....

Inf1514559

Salut tout le monde....i just graduated (ba in finance) now im doing my masters and im very uninterested and unhappy since 2/5 (portfolio management and financial engineering)of my subjects i don’t get a word of what my dr is saying i just sit there completely clueless and believe me every class m...

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What's the smartest thing a recent graduate can do with the money they earn from their first job/bonus?

whatsapitchbook

Just curious what the brilliant minds of WSO have to say about this. Obviously it's a good idea to pay down debt and not spend your money on a sports car, but also given the current interest rate environment - maybe it makes sense to pay down school debt slowly and invest all disposable income into ...

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Risk = Return?

KubSaki

Can risk and return be used interchangeably, i.e. do they essentially describe the same idea but just from another point of view? They don't, do they? I'm a little confused as I read that past betas (e.g. past 2-5 years) aren't reliable as historical equity returns may not be a good indicator for f...

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Does you major matter?

Inexperiencedbateman

Recently, a few of my school alums came into my school and spoke to us about their lives in IB, PE, VC, etc. After a great conversation with them, they revealed their college majors and I became baffeled. While they mostly had connections to the front office, I was wondering whether social skills an...

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Dating someone from work?

Sergioaguero

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What are the poker games like in NYC?

Closer

I've been getting into poker quite a bit recently and like playing cash games with friends ($0.25/$0.50). Currently getting good enough to play at casinos and other people's cash games amongst better players. I was wondering who here plays poker and what (if any) cash games are like amongst financ...

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How does it feel?

bakerbanker

Just wondering how it feel to be in an industry that will be obsolete and automated in 30 or so years. The future jobs will be mainly engineering and tech so without any STEM education, you guys with business, finance, law or other useless majors will have to find a job that wont be fucked in 30 y...

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Wonderlick Test

justphresh

Has anyone taken an official one before? I was looking up some fantasy stuff at work and was reading about it so I took the sample 50 question exam. Got 50/50 with 90 seconds to spare. There is no way its indicative of the actual exam because only one perfect score has happened in the NFL before. I'...

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It might not be worth it

redraidermustang

Hi All - This forum has been a huge help to me over the last 5+ years as I've tried figuring out what it is I wanted to do with my life. As a background, I got an undergrad degree in finance from a non-target school but lucked into a decently paying job as a Financial Analyst for a large oil compa...

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The students at top schools aren't really that intellectually impressive.

EarlFromUtah

So I go to a top school, so think Harvard, Yale, or Princeton. And coming in, I almost felt a sort of insecurity, because I thought that I would be up against the grinders whom I knew in high school, and against kids who went to the best boarding schools, which everyone knows prepare kids well. And ...

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Check out what these tenants did

GoldenCinderblock

At least they left the backsplash :D Now it's gonna be grand theft on top of an eviction and wage garnishment....

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Equity Cushion

Flomm

Hi, if the Enterprise Value of a business deteriorates, is it always Equity (Value) that depletes first or does debt loose its value simultaneously?...

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What Adam Grant Gets Wrong About What Straight-A Students Get Wrong

stateschoolrube

I have now seen Adam Grant’s article titled *What Straight-A Students Get Wrong* circulated on two platforms three times over the past two days (sorry WSO won't let me link). The article and everything it stands for is driving me crazy and I have nothing productive to do, so I am going to incohere...

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When You Make F*ck You Money

BDWK

Recently read something about David Tepper's Revenge Mansion and had to share: Back in 2011, David Tepper (Hedge fund manager of Appaloosa Management) bought his old boss' ex-wife's Sagaponack mansion for $43.5 million and then tore it down to build this massive 15,000 square foot estate with a dic...

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Bloomberg Market Concepts

Flomm

Has anyone purchased the BMC course and knows if one gets access to an interface like the one of a terminal? Or is it just watching explanatory videos - doesn't become clear from what they promote on their website....

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Joining a Business Fraternity at UC Berkeley?

john.livingston024

I am a freshman looking to join a business fraternity next semester, and wanted to see people's thoughts. I am extremely interested in investment banking, and I was particularly interested in joining one. I heard from one of my friends that DSP sends a lot of people to Top Tier Investment Banks, and...

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Food you can't stand

LeveredCat

What food do you absolutely hate? Is there anything you would never touch in a million years? How did you come to hate it?...

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Do You Use Social Media?

GingerGuy

I pretty much only use Instagram, and LinkedIn. I used to use Snapchat but found I was wasting a lot of time on it and cut it out. I think it's interesting to see what other people use....

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Christmas-list Book Suggestions

bob789

I'm looking to fill up my christmas list with some good books, and I'm looking for suggestions and opinions about books on the following topics: 1) Distressed securities investing (heard a lot about Moyer, any other good ones?) 2) Corporate bankruptcy/restructuring 3) Historical finance/economic...

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Family Office investor database

SundanceKid77

Hello fellow chimps- After seeing the other thread on WSO for interest in family office lists, I've compiled a number of family office databases which I'm willing to offer to those in need of a good list. I worked in a fundraiser/investor relations role for a few VC/PE/HF funds and have switched rol...

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Best legal adderall

WhatAmI

Title basically says it all, just looking for something to give me a boost when coffee doesn't cut it....

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Any tips on how to stop wasting free time?

i hate audit

I've found that in the last year or so that I waste a lot of the free time I have on useless activities. For example, this morning (Saturday), I woke up at 7:30AM and pretty much spent the next 4 hours in bed on Instagram, Reddit, Tinder/Bumble and WSO. I took a short break to get up to eat breakfas...

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CLO Credit Bubble Narrative

The Invisible Hand

The press and a number of academics have been making hay recently regarding the supposed credit bubble forming in leveraged loans and CLOs. Personally, I don't buy it. Having been on the issuer side of the leveraged lending equation, my view is that the underwriting standards are pretty high, even i...

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Mistake Post

Non-target Chimp

Did not mean to post original threat, and I do not know how to delete a post! Apologies, have a good day....

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How do Ugly Stupid College Guys Get Hot Girls?

theaccountingmajor

So how is it that ugly, stupid, college guys get hot girls just because they drink and party? Like, I could understand if you're an attractive athlete, but I've seen some of the shortest, red-haired, most stupid people at my campus hang around with hot women just because they party. I get that hav...

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America's Most Prestigious Suburbs

Investment Fratting

Since everyone loves debating the prestige of each bank, why not debate the prestige of all the affluent suburbs around the country that many of us have either lived in or are working hard towards moving to one day. When evaluating an area's prestige, I feel like you should consider more than just ...

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Canary in the coal mine

WalMartShopper

I'm of the contrarian type and think that 2018 will be the year we see a major correction. I feel that china may be the canary in the coal mine indicating the drop is coming so of course I've been manifest destiny-ing my prediction by focusing on negative issues with the country. This one seems to h...

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Level of math and stats used in hedge funds and prop shops(NON HFT)?

seemenapprentice

How far is it beyond undergrad calculus, linear algebra, hypothesis testing, econometrics and time series? Also is it better to learn R and python than C++? Or will C++ be better even for non hft algo trading?...

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Behaviour at weekends

TheCityBoy

What are your opinions on behaviour at weekends in relation to your job? And what I mean is, I’m sure many here like to cut loose / party pretty hard on the weekends. If anyone from the office was to know / see you, should / could / would that have an impact on you and your career I’m inclined...

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Do girls mind/like chest/body hair?

jnhadekjs

I've been with 4 girls in my life and none of them cared that I had chest hair. I'm single rn and just asked out someone. My weird coworkers make a big deal out of small things and I was wondering if it was really that much of a turnoff or a dealbreaker?...

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Zurich bros where to get good Christmas gift

slothsloth

Looking for suggestions on where to get a good gift for a friend in Zurich (male). Helped me out alot over the year and would like to say thank you. I live on the other side of the world so ideally, I would like to buy something from Zurich and have it delivered to his house directly. edit: prefera...

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Investment banking by Joshua Rosenbaum and Joshua Pearl

WhatAmI

Is the book 'Investment Banking' by Joshua Rosenbaum and Joshua Pearl a good book to read? Currently in undergrad at a semi target and I'm looking for great books to read and learn more. I'm open to more suggestions....

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Effective communication (for non-natives)

hanso6

Hi, I was wondering if someone can recommend a source or way to improve ones fluency in spoken English? I consume almost all media, books, papers etc in English and have no significant difficulties doing so. But as I’m barely exposed to taking the active part, my level of fluency is mediocre at m...

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How often does your firm drug test?

CaliguyRE

Took a labcorp drug test for the job starting Jan 1st, not sure how much they drug test or if they keep drug testing. I was at a medium sized REPE before this and they didn't drug test at all so I have no idea. Does your firm drug test? And if so how often?...

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Wow Litecoin.

ForexOptions

Why am I even invested in stocks? Cryptos have made people millionaires overnight but meanwhile, I'm over here excited on the 20% dividend increase on Boeing. I'm thinking about just liquidating all my holdings, and buying Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum. THOUGHTS?!...

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Most Illegal (or unethical) Thing You've Witnessed on the Job

Ivan Boesky

Lol definitely want to hear what some of you have to say about this. I'm sure there are some good stories out there. ...

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2018 FT Houston Housing

The Blind Shoemaker

I am an incoming FT analyst in Houston and I am starting to look for apartments now. As all of the Houston housing threads are a bit dated, I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on where to live. Would it be a good idea to look for a roommate as well? I will be working in the downtown area....

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Does Anyone Compete Athletically?

SeekingSpread

I'm hoping to start training for a cycling race in the spring and wondered if anyone else does any sort of competition. Careers in finance obviously aren't the most hobby accommodating (I guess I shouldn't complain since I'm in AM), so finding multiple times a week to put in 100 miles on a bike seem...

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Best lmao/oh shit moments you've ever had

X2

Story time. What prompted me to start this post: I was interviewed today for a PE Role. Interview went great. Was scheduled to be 30 minutes, lasted an hour. Answered every question he threw at me as if I was Amazon's Alexa. Note: this interview took place on the second floor. Side note: this place...

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Amazon employee email format?

silliconvalleydfsfasfs

hi everybody, what's amazon employee's email format? I tried [email protected], [email protected] [email protected] ? and etc. none of them seem to work. I'm trying to talk to people on their corp dev team. Thanks!...

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What's your biggest regret in life?

jnhadekjs

What's your biggest regret in life and if you could do it differently, would you? As I grow wiser and older, it appears to me that choosing finance and accounting was the biggest mistake of my life. This is not because I'm doing poorly but the work in itself is very repetitive and boring. Up until ...

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Millennial Side Hustle

WolfofWSO

So some of the zips that work on my team continue to toss this buzz word around as if Peter Drucker coined it himself in his most recent HBS Case Study. What is the deal with this 'gig economy' I keep hearing about? Am I the only one who wants to sleep and have fun while I'm away from work? How...

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Any of you here ever bartended before?

Postgradwonderer

Not in high finance so the work hours are more laid back and left my old job a little over a week ago after getting an offer in NYC. It seems like back in my college days, bartender was the job to get but even now when I have been out of college, a handful of guys seem to be able to do that on top ...

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Christmas Gifts

Nightman Cometh

Hey All, As we approach the holiday season, I was just curious what types of gifts you guys were thinking of getting for your mother/father/girlfriend/boyfriend/grandparent etc. I personally love getting people gifts and am gearing up for some serious holiday shopping and am excited to spend some ...

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Should I worry about automation?

wallstreetpop99

I've seen a lot of posts about people saying automation is overblown then others that say automation will hit hard in 20 or so years (specifically in non-STEM jobs.) I'm a bit worried about which jobs in finance will disappear or be largely cut down. I'm interested in mainly IB to PE, Consulting to...

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What would you do

Littytitty

If you came from a family that was very well off and you never had to worry about money, what finance career would you pursue? Would you still work in IB, or would you do something else in finance? This is strictly only finance careers. ...

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Where to live in Boston for young people

Nick6802

Anybody know where are the best places to live in Boston for the summer? I will be a rising Junior and working in the Financial District....

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Media Companies promoting recession

Phizzurp

With volatility back in the markets, I can't help but notice the absurd efforts media outlets are taking to, in my view, promote a correction. This is something I would expect from outlets such as CNN, FOX, local news, etc. in attempt to increase their viewers, but I was thoroughly surprised by the ...

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What's the most coveted job in the Finance world?

RuggedDawg

Where do all the top Finance and Economics students want to go to. Also what's the toughtest job to get? I've heard analyst at Citi is the toughest....

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Do any one of you bring a personal laptop, a tablet, or a headset to work?

Ryan Finance

Planning to bring my iPad to work for the Spotify library and purchase a Beats/Bose over-ear headset. Not sure if that is appropriate....

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Bloomberg publishes 2018 MBA rankings - thoughts?

lapike

Here are the rankings 1. Stanford 2. Wharton 3. Harvard 4. Sloan 5. Booth 6. Haas 7. Columbia 8. Kellogg 9. Darden 10. Johnson Link to full article: https://www.bloomberg.com/business-schools/2018/ What do you think? For me, no major surprises. Johnson got a nice bump, but that's probably due t...

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How has high finance changed your worldview?

cauliflowerfractal

Working on both the sell side and now the buy side makes me think the only thing that matters to people is money and power. People won’t treat you with respect unless you have a ton of money, power or prestige. Do you agree? How do you get away from this type of pessimistic thinking?...

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What is High Finance?

Distressed Industrial Buyer

Is this just a made up term? What's middle and low or even atmospheric finance? Can someone define? ...

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100% bonus for financials betting

Petrich-Petkov

Best online bookmaker give you chance to get bonus for first deposit dont wait join now http://bit.ly/2tSSDm8...

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In my 30s and want to start over

emeka

Hello WSO, let me get to the point. I'm in my early 30s, and want to change my life around, but I'm not sure where to start or what I want to do, or even what I'm realistically capable of doing at this age. The long story? Went to college, studied biology, struggled through it and landed a less t...

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Monkeys in Frankfurt?

Real Marcus Halberstram

Someone in Frankfurt for living/studying/working? I'm considering an internship there and would like to know general thoughts about this amazing city. Look forward to know more about the German Mainhatten ...

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Who is the most prestigious person alive?

Bossman9

Who are some of the most prestigious people alive? Who are some of the most prestigious people you know? ...

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‘Thousand points of light’

iBankedUp

RIP George Herbert Walker Bush Still not sure what to make of this administration. Is someone just trolling Trump? In July, Trump had this to say about the former president: [quote=“Donald Trump”]Thousand points of light, I never quite got that one. What the hell is that? Has anyone ever figu...

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Advantages of Debt

Etb

Hi, why is having a certain amount of debt being preferred to having none? I get that interest expense is tax-deductible but isn't my net income always lower when having debt as opposed to having no debt? ...

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How did you learn to think high level?

LeveredBetaBoy

I’ve been reading bios of a few prominent executives and have found the trajectory each takes to get to their current seat to be really fascinating. This is not to say that many or even any of these paths are straight line or replicable, but what each has in common is that at some point the indivi...

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Share Your Christmas Party Stories!

oreos

It's the season to be jolly, and some of us take that a little too far sometimes... So I thought it'd be good to confess, retell and share the stories of vomiting Analysts, passed out MDs and sexy PAs from this festive season's work Christmas parties, or the ones of years gone by. Two out of thre...

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End of Year Review

jtl1002

I have my end of year review as an Analyst (not in IB I am in RE) end of the week. Been here for a 1.5yr and have total 3yrs experience. How do I go about letting my manager know that I am concerned with future growth? I have been looking for a new job anyways as I do not like the culture, but I w...

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Acepted Private Bank Analyst Job with BB. HR not answering me, ghosting me?

terps19

Hi everyone. Recently I accepted a Private Bank Analyst position with a BB for after I graduate (the Bank name is not necessary). On my offer letter there is a start date for July 2019. The first 6 weeks of the program are actually in a different location than the office I will be working in because...

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Which jobs do you expect to see gone in 50 years?

cdnbig5

Which jobs do you think will become obsolete, automated or unnecessary in society 50 years from now? Could be finance or non-finance related. ...

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What's the most impressive academic resume you've seen?

Ammons

If we're talking just straight schools. Youtube's chief of staff went to Harvard UG, Rhode Scholar afterwards, and then graduated from Harvard JD/MBA. I think Mitt Romney did something similar and couple people at Wachell got joint JDS/MBAs. What's the best you've seen?...

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I've known this girl since 6th grade and now she's cheated on me

Ibanker1265

I've known her for 13 years and now she's cheated with her brother in law. I broke up with her but I can't stop thinking about her and crying like a baby. I loved this girl so much and I've loved her for so long that I'm not able to see myself without her anymore. It's taking a toll on my social and...

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Bloomberg Article: "Wall Street Rule for the #MeToo Era: Avoid Women at All Cost"

Poseidon_

Here's the article: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-03/a-wall-street-rule-for-the-metoo-era-avoid-women-at-all-cost Thoughts? I'll start. Call me a coward or whatever, but socializing with women at work is just not worth it these days. They simply have too much power. One mis-spo...

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Share house cost sharing

Mike Tyson

When is it OK to ask for chip ins and when is it not OK to ask? For example, you buy a household appliance for personal use but allow others to use it (and they do use it regularly). What are your thoughts on this and what are your rules for share house cost sharing?...

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What Profession Lives Up to its Hype?

ThatOtherGuy

So we all know that expectations usually don't meet reality: 1. Banking -> PE isn't the multi-million dollar promised land 2. Academia to professorship is a nightmare process with slim chances of tenure 3. Becoming a doctor won't get you a job 'till 30 and residency can actually be worse than ba...

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GM layoffs and major restructuring - what's to come?

alpha.beta.

General Motors announced that it will close three assembly plants and two propulsion plants in North America next year, as well as lay off 15% of its workforce. GM claims that the moves are part of a multibillion-dollar restructuring which will focus on electric and autonomous vehicles. Is the abov...

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Palo Alto?

jimbrowngoU

Looking for some thoughts regarding the living situation in Palo Alto. Anyone from WSO there or in the area? What's the cost of living? How's the nightlife for a mid-20s guy? Any information would be appreciated... The important stuff....

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essay writing helps

laurenrmclaughlin52

Articles often contain photographs, charts and graphs. They aim to inform the readers about a particular topic. Articles follow heading and subheadings format and doesn’t require citations or references. Articles are objective as they describe a topic....

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Why is C++ more taught/required than python and R in MSc Financial engineering?

seemenapprentice

Seems like top US/UK schools for MSc financial engineering teach C++ for sure but not python or R. Don't hedge funds and prop shops use python and R more often than C++ these days? Not sure what program to learn as an econ major undergraduate....

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Following Up Intern

Ivan Boesky

So I recently met with the CEO of a large asset manager in his offices in NYC. I am 19 and I think he ended up liking me since he spent 1.5 hrs with me and talked in depth about his firms philosophy. I think I made it clear that I want to intern there since I left my resume but I did not say it spec...

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Burnout / Life Choices

monkey_brah

Mod Note (Andy): make sure to see the top comment below by user APAE All, Created a burner account here to talk about burnout and life choices. For reference, I went to a semi-target, did 2 years at a BB/EB, and have finished up ~1 year in PE. In between, I took a prolonged summer gap - left th...

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Biggest professional regret?

NuclearPenguins

In light of the “Piper Jaffray: Sweatier Than Ever in 2018” thread ([link](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/piper-jaffray-sweatier-than-ever-in-2018)), I was inspired to share the biggest professional regret of my career so far, however early in my career that it may be. Asked to stay an ...

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Who is the most impressive guy at your workplace?

Ammons

Or who is the most impressive guy you have had the privilege of working with. What makes him or her so impressive? It could be sheer intelligence or just a crazy resume or a combination of both....

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Deutsche Bank HQ Raided by Authorities

justphresh

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-29/deutsche-bank-headquarters-searched-in-money-laundering-probe?srnd=premium More sad times for Deutsche. Thoughts?...

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Top 7 reasons why dating in NYC sucks

honeyoak87

Hi all, 30 year old male here. Moved from a (very big) Midwestern city during my quarter life crisis. Since then my career has achieved escape velocity averaging $20K/year increases in base pay. My career path is relatively low stress (software), highly engaging (for me), and provides tons of growt...

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I got the title of "Investment Associate" but deep down I think i'm an Analyst at best?

IdkLOL

I have a feeling my current title may haunt me considering I'm not on a skill-level of an Associate. Should I tell my boss I want to remain an "Analyst"? I have increased responsibilities (which I can deliver) but I still suck (and don't have a clear idea) how I'm supposed to model sweat equity r...

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Finding time to date in your early-20s?

BryceLarkin

Currently working around 60-70 hours in asset management and am putting in around 20-30 hours outside of work trying to grow a software company. I see my friends maybe once every couple weeks and it seems like they're all trying to get into a long-term relationship with the intention of settling dow...

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Not even close: NYC is the #1 city for single men

Dances With Newfoundland

It is indeed a truism of life that we don't appreciate what we have until we no longer have it. This is true for loved ones who pass away, and it also holds true for cities we used to live in. Many WSO posters live in NYC and understandably complain about the city's high cost of living, outrageous...

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Where do you meet young single girls in NYC?

midwestbanker5555

I recently started a banking job in NYC and don't know anyone in the city. Where do you meet single girls? Where have you had success picking up chicks? I don't want to waste time in random bars....

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How to make a really positive impression on colleagues first day of internship?

dickiegreenleaf

Hi all, I am completing an investment banking summer internship next summer. Just wanted to start a discussion on how to create the very best first impression when meeting MD's etc. for the first time. ...

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I don't want kids - let's discuss

thebrofessor

As you all know, I'm a bit older, but not one of the oldest guys on WSO, been with my wife for a while, and we're at the age where people are constantly asking us when we're gonna have kids, as if it's a guarantee. now, I realize that it's probably abnormal for us to not have and (at least currently...

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Effects of Accounting Practices on Net Income

hanso6

Hi, I often read that it is important to understand how certain accounting practices/changes affect net income. I am aware that accounting is a very complicated topic, however, are there specific things to watch out for that are usually used to sugarcoat or run down income? Best, Hanso6...

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Non-accounting major need help with technical question

monkeytomd

Whatup chimps, non-accounting/finance major here, I was going through some technicals and came across this question. It might seem really easy for most of you but I can't find the solution online: Tax depreciation is $2 million over 5 years, while financial statement depreciation for the asset is $...

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Flipping The Switch - When & why did you commit to the "path"?

Jake Paul

What flipped the switch that made you want to get into high finance? How'd you find out about it? Media? Friend's parents? College classes? Besides the obvious allures ($$$, exit opps), was there anything specific to you that drove you to this? Background: SEC non-target. Literally went into fin...

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Do You Have Edge? (Part One)

BlackHat

I know - I hate the term as much as you do, but it's real and it's damn near impossible to explain: the phenomenon investors call "edge." In its most basic form, edge is the ability of an analyst to identify, at first glance, what the key issues and concerns are in evaluating a business. Edge is b...

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Two Harvard grads start a camping business, make millions

dsch

Came across this https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/two-harvard-guys-based-their-million-dollar-business-on-a-whole-lot-of-nothing/2018/11/21/3fa9f468-ec47-11e8-8679-934a2b33be52_story.html?utm_term=.be79246faa6b What do people think about this business? I consider it borderline absu...

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How do You Stop Yourself From Wasting Money?

NoJobProspectsInSight

Title says it all, how do you guys stop yourself from blowing through every penny you have? Given the long hours and perpetual stress inherent to finance I always find myself daydreaming of the "next big purchase" that I can make. Not that I'm swimming in debt or anything, but definitely not saving ...

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Isn't it a bit of an exxageration that IB guys get a lot of p*ssy?

jnhadekjs

I've noticed that IB gals don't prefer to date IB guys (superiority complex/feminism maybe) so where do these IB guys get all the p*ssy from that they so proudly flaunt? ...

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