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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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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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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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Under What Scenario Can a Non-Target Beat H/S/W/Y/P

Sunshine Funshine

Title says it all - have any of you ever been conducting interview and chose a candidate that went to a non-target school over someone who went to H/S/W/P? I keep seeing all these threads about "is my GPA good enough" or "how can I stay competitive," so I'm curious if any of you have ever extended a...

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Single Moms

WolfofWSO

As I sit down with a stiff Jack and Coke, I thought I would chum up a rough guide for men thinking about starting a relationship with a single mom and what some of the ramifications are of dating and entering into a deeper relationship with a single mom could be. Of course this guide does not apply ...

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Non-Nicotine Vaping Products (Vitamins, Caffeine, Etc.)

MonkeyWork21

Anyone try out some of the non-nicotine vaping products (vitamins, caffeine, etc.) that are popping up in the marketplace? I've been experimenting but most of the brands seem like gimmicks and I'm not 100% sold on the science behind the products yet. IMO the only product that I've tried so far that ...

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Losing weight - 7 weeks to do it.

DSKisNOTGUILTY

I was going through some personal issues in the last couple of months and really got lazy with working out and hitting the gym. My brother is getting married in about 8 weeks time and I really want to drop some of the weight I picked up since like May (I know). What would you recommend to try and...

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Kryptowährungen

RichardMo

Hallo! Ich mag die Welt der Kryptowährung und suche hier nach Gleichgesinnten! Gibt es so etwas?))) Um Sie zu interessieren, teile ich Ihnen zunächst einen interessanten Artikel Das geheimnis der Dogecoin popularität [https://cryptobit.media/de/articles/overview/208/](https://cryptobit.media/de/a...

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Future of TWTR?

IBERST

After reading some replies to iBankedUp's recent post, I'm curious... What do you think the future of Twitter is? Strategic buyout? (and who?) Sponsor buyout? Management turns it around? Bankruptcy? Festers at a low price until the end of time? I have always seen Facebook as a good strategic buy...

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Selling Series 79 Materials

funding.secured

Selling Knopman Marks Series 79 book, class notes, and practice tests. DM for details and can ship anywhere or local pickup in NYC...

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National Enquirer Threatens to Post Bezos D!ck Pic!!!

Whatever1984

Bezos has emails, calls them out for extortion on Medium. Breaking and developing, bring the popcorn! Bloomberg article: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-02-07/amazon-s-bezos-accuses-national-enquirer-publisher-of-blackmail?srnd=premium Bezos' Medium post: https://medium.com/@jeffreyp...

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No Response After 24 Hours From Providing Interview Availability

ASC_842

I HAVE NO CHILL Damn, this 100 character minimum is really inconvenient at times. Can we just delete posts? ...

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Anyone have any experience with GoBuyside after already being on the buy side?

DTDTX

Seems like the existing threads focus on using them from an IB analysts perspective. Has anyone tried to lateral from fund to fund via GoBuyside?...

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Too competitive?

moneymachine12

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FB page for Summer 2019 NYC interns!

throwawayyy3005

I just made a group! Don't know if I'm allowed to post it so comment or PM me! Hoping the group is useful for networking over the summer season. ...

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Credit "hacking" and life

Sunshine Funshine

I saw an ad on YouTube where this 20 years old opened up over 200 credit cards (including a Black Card) and has accumulated over $3MM in credit and basically flies around the world in private jets and stays at fancy hotels for free. Obviously, that's pretty far-fetched for most people, but how imp...

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Suggestions for masters thesis topic in finance and investment banking field

m500c34

Hey, I'm studying masters in finance and investment banking. Now I'm looking suggestions for my master thesis topic. Maybe someone has an idea which topic would be useful and important for business, not just for university research? Thanks!...

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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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Squash in New York

Edifice

Morning Simians, Anyone here play squash? Other than an old tennis vs squash thread and a non-starter from 2011, I wasn’t able to find anything. I’m taking lessons and find it both a great workout and a fun way to meet people. Putting it out there to see if anyone else partakes (specifically in...

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Has anyone famous ever posted on WSO?

famejranc

Has anyone famous ever posted on WSO? Who is the most successful person to have posted on WSO? Other than Dick Fuld of course....

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Do you think currency as a whole will disappear in 100 years?

Bankerstreet

Do you believe we'll ever completely remove the aspect of currency? Heard someone saying in the next century, money will become immaterial and the government will provide us with whatever we want to fulfill our interests....

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God and Man at Yale: Revisited

ltjenkins

William F. Buckley is undoubtedly turning in his grave after the publication of this article. Actually, it's not funny at all, its horrifying. You think things can't possibly get any worse at Yale (and the others) but they do. Only thing we can hope for is that someone does to Yale what Scipio d...

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Worst Office Etiquette Stories

gator10

Good Day Monkies, I lucked out on missing this polar vortext so I'm bored and decided to stir the pot a little. What is the worst office etiquette story you have? Is it a coworker's habbits or one incident? I'll start... -One coworker flosses his teeth at his desk and I have counted up to fo...

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Domino's and Pot Holes

ironman32

Domino's (DPZ) is going around this week and fixing potholes in the name of pizza. They have fixed 40 potholes in 10 hours on 10 roads. They have also conveniently branded these potholes with the Domino's logo. Does anyone else thing this is a one off thing, or if corporations could begin public ...

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Non-Target schools are a joke

MoneyMakerIB97

Im currently an exchange student at a shitty state school in the west coast. I'm originally from a top European target (HEC/HSG/LSE). At my home University we would sartistically make fun of people at Big 4. While accounting majors at my exchange school don't even know of the big 4. Furthermore, t...

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Most interviews in a row without getting rejected?

famejranc

What's your longest stretch of successful interviews in a row? One time a girl came into one of my classes and bragged about how she's never been rejected for anything that she has applied for. She had a bubbly personality....

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Why does a firm need internal department of Corporate Development when there's already consulting firms?

anachistgt3

Especially when they can do the job for them just as well if not better. According to my research, keeping an in house corporate development operation is just as costly as seeking consulting services from third parties such as the MBB and the other top consulting firms. Secondly, I've also noticed ...

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Why Do People Hate on Frats & Preppiness in General?

CreditMadrid

Nowadays there seems to be this overall hatred amongst the majority of people (more so millennials) for people who are in frats and for people who dress 'preppy'. A lot of people seem to look down upon those in fraternities and make generalizations about those in frats such as being: douchey, privil...

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When Banks BB & Botique Post Openings fo Immidiate Hire Is That a Good Sign for Applicants?

ASC_842

I just posted about an opening I saw on the IB forum because I thought it would be an alternative to the traditional process and an alternative to those who missed out; however, I may have over interpreted the word. ...

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Tips For Renting a Storage Unit

Joanwilliams

Renting a storage unit can be a convenient way to store your property during events like relocation, remodeling or extended travel.Storage units are also the perfect solution for people who run out of storage space in their home or just want to de-clutter their home without getting rid of valued pos...

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A Brief Guide to Unemployment

GDTRFB

Hi Everyone, This is my incomplete guide to unemployment. It won't help you get a job, but it might help you manage your time better. It's targeted more towards recent graduates who are fortunate enough to move back in with their parents, but it can be applied to anyone stuck in a rut. I understand...

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Dissertation topic - WM

Kasparas-Krasauskas

Hello, I would really appreciate if someone could suggest any good topics for dissertation related to Wealth Management. Thank you in advance!...

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What are common accounting & finance questions that people screw up?

ASC_842

What are some examples of bread and butter to advanced finance questions that people screw up? Some of us may have read the WSO guide cover-to-cover but what do we still drop the ball on. ...

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SOTU might've just won 2020

iBankedUp

I feel like all republicans, for the first time, will 100% agree on a Trump branded message. And I wonder how many non-hardcore rightists will lean right in 2020. This is a very unifying message; America not going back to socialism. Trump vs socialism. I might be bias because I've been screaming aga...

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I Hate [Interviewing] Millennials!

Shaun-Mullins

I have been looking for an associate for a while now: smart, eager, ability to really dig into something. I don’t care if you came from a lesser shop if you can prove you got the fight and drive. So, I interviewed a dozen people and everyone has been pretty bad for the dumbest reasons. I am get...

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401k is a scam

famejranc

Reasons why 401k is a scam: * You don't know what you're tax rate is going to be in 30 years * You don't know if you're going to be alive in 30 years * You can't touch your money for the next 30 years without a penalty * Fees regardless of performance * "But what about muh employer match,...

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Working at a Start Up?

Chimp scampi

Curious if anyone has gone from a finance/hedge fund background to working for a start up. What kind of role did you end up playing at the start up and how was it different (pros + cons) from your previous jobs? ...

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Pan card is needed for the business?

Kavierer-Loopjers

great and nice post is possible for me. Thanks and well set for the information here. I am leanding toms ...

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How Does Nike + Sensor works for ipod?

Akshar-Shah

Over the last few years, warnings about the health risks associated with obesity have become increasingly dire. At the same time, computers, game consoles and other electronic devices have become increasingly present in people's homes. So it's not surprising that many new gadgets, from the Nintendo ...

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UChicago Now Test Optional

semi.target

UChicago recently became a test optional school, with no requirement to submit ACT, SAT, or AP scores. What do you guys think of this move? UChicago is certainly not the first to go test optional, but it is by far the most selective and reputable school to do so. Is this indicative of a shift away...

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Tiger21

m_1

Anyone in it? Can't find reviews online other than what seems like well done SEO. DM is fine too. If you arei n it, how would you rate the group you're in? It appears to be a lot of family money types which usually don't have great investment ideas...kind of defeating the point of the group. Thanks...

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Top Super Bowl Ad

NovemberRain

Some pretty interesting ads happening during the game yesterday. Any favorites? Audi cashew ad was pretty hilarious....

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Most monkey shitted post of all time?

famejranc

What is the most monkey shitted WSO post of all time? Can we come together and break the record on this post?...

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The ancient Greek philosophers disagreed about many things, but they shared a common view of work

famejranc

The ancient Greek philosophers disagreed about many things, but they shared a common view of work. Platonists, Epicureans, Hedonists, Stoics, Aristoteleans—they all agreed—work is what your slaves do. A man without slaves is in no position to perfect the role of statesman or philosopher, the onl...

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America of 2039 - AUTOMATED SOCIALIST HELL HOLE?

Lloyd BIankfein

In 20 years, what do you monkeys think the United States will look like? Automated with widespread unemployment? Socialist with single payer healthcare under President Ocasio Cortez? (Even) more obese and addicted to opiates? Will the government be broke to the point that all the pensions and social...

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Is art of the deal the best business book of all time?

famejranc

I just recently read the first chapter and it seems to embody everything that a fledgling executive would need to know to succeed in the fast-paced, high-dollar business transactional goings-on of corporate America. To say that the first chapter is a wealth of information would be a huge understatem...

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Balancing relationship and career decisions

haxx0r31337

Fellow monkeys, Online probably isn't the best place to seek for advice but would like an external perspective regardless. Some background: HYP undergrad, and a current 1st year associate at a BB Financial Sponsors Group in NYC. I recently got an offer to join a PE MF at another location (London)....

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FYRE Documentary

ironman32

Watched the FYRE documentary over the weekend (the Netflix one, not HULU). Did anyone else see this? Wanted to see what everyone else was thinking. Mainly, it's crazy how people think they take/scam people out of their money, and also, how people get scammed out of their money. Made me think abo...

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What Percent of Interviews are Legitimate?

Sunshine Funshine

I saw a post about this guy who hates interviewing millennials. Not sure if he was trolling or not, but he brings up some good points. So I was just curious - most interviews consist of "behavioral" and "technical" questions. With all of the forums/guides/threads out there, it's very likely that som...

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What are your career/life goals for 2019?

famejranc

Did you accomplish what you wanted to in 2018? And what do you want to accomplish in 2019? Please discus....

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MOONx

sivamwprasanth8120

Hey all, how are you all doing. This is siva from MOONX. We are building an exchange platform with decentralized ownership ecosystem. MoonX is a Switzerland regulated exchange, granting institutional and retail traders access to global Digital Assets and ForeX (coming soon) market with a luxury of l...

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Baltimore REO Services and Preservation | First Freedom Preservation

First Freedom-Preservation LLC

First Freedom Preservation is a Property Management, Repair, and Preservation Company headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. We inspect and maintain defaulted and foreclosed properties, FFP services a wide range of clients in the mortgage industry....

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Best Live Music Bars in NYC?

NovemberRain

So the other night I checked out Smalls Jazz Club in Greenwich and really enjoyed the vibe. I was wondering if anyone had any other favorite live music spot suggestions in the city? Boston suggestions also welcome. Thanks!...

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What attract investors in Montenegro?

dejana.sohocity

Montenegro, the world's first ecological state, is best known for its natural beauty and cultural monuments, which are under the protection of UNESCO (old town of Kotor and Durmitor National Park with the deepest canyon in Europe). It is unique in its geographical location - with the stunning Adriat...

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New grad dealing with money requests from family - How to handle

throwaway12339094

(PLEASE READ MY LAST COMMENT IN THE THREAD FOR AN UPDATE. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL YOUR ADVICE!) For the more experienced members on the forum (or just random opinions) How do you handle money requests from family? This is an obvious throwaway account so it can't be traced back to me. My big si...

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Accepted a job at a tech company, starts mid Q1 2020, worried about possible offer cancelation

mike ross

hi guys so im a senior at college right now, and i accepted a role at a tech company (FAANG) for my first job i graduate this semester, and have a bit over a year from now before i start the role my parents are a bit worried about the length of time between now and starting the job, and if a do...

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Financial education

Dakota.ssweet

Evening all! I am undergrad student currently spearheading a community outreach initiative with the purpose of informing less financial savvy individuals about the subject of finance/personal finance. At the moment I'm developing a lesson plan and I'm interested in what topics the wso community thin...

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Would you date an ex-prostitute?

biglawgirlfriend

If you met a girl who was nice, friendly, and pretty, but you found out about her past, would you still date her? One of the girls at my neighborhood nail salon recently confessed to me that she used to have sex for money, but is now terrified that the person she's currently dating will leave her i...

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I can't figure out the name of this term and it's causing me to lose my mind

famejranc

I remember reading one time on WSO about this concept where one couldn't quit their job and then start working for a competitor immediately because of trade secrets and shit. There was some kind of cool off period - 2 weeks or a month or something - where the employee just had time to chill between ...

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Completely out of my depth at work

thistooshallpass

I am really struggling at work. I feel out of my depth. I work in the civil service. The project I am working on is very complicated and things are changing very quickly. Even the senior guys are feeling the pressure. I am really lost and I feel it's taking me longer than everyone else to grasp t...

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Meaning of the phrase 'technological innovation' in 1950s America vs modern America

famejranc

Then: - flying cars - life-extending pharmaceuticals - nuclear energy Now: - Pokemon go - Instagram filters - Netflix...

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Applying to a Sales Jobs When You Know it Might not be the Best Fit

ASC_842

Eventually most jobs in finance require sales skills. Upside: Use the $$$ as a motivator to make those cold calls and pushy sales. Series 6,7, & 63. New enjoyable career. Two steps in the right direction towards Corp Banking. Downside: I lose my job/get fired and carry that burden when applying t...

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Quick Learning For Microsoft AZ-300 Dumps - 100% Success Guaranteed

sam-adam

Here is a collection of professionally verified and up-to-date Microsoft AZ-300 Dumps Pdf . Do you want to pass your Microsoft AZ-300 exam with good score? IF yes! Then you are in the right place we have all the valid and real Microsoft AZ-300 Dumps Pdf. Our Microsoft AZ-300 Dumps Pdf is 100% ge...

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What is keeping you from starting your own business?

TacoBanana

So I am guessing most of us here have thought at some point about the possibility of starting a business. Maybe some of you have, and others have ditched the idea (I am still in the middle of both groups, nothing serious though, just a side biz for pocket money). For those of you in the second grou...

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How to Get Through Tough GenEd Electives?

Sunshine Funshine

I have a near 4.0 GPA and as per my college's general education requirements, I have to take an advanced english literature course. I hate it - it's not interesting and the professor grades papers like @EliteStudent11" responds to threads. How do you guys manage to get through these classes and not...

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Which school is better for getting into Investment Banking? Georgia Tech or The University of Georgia?

NirvanaBateman

Hey guys, I'm a high school senior accepted to these two schools in Georgia and have a scholarship too. I have a choice of picking either one....

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Excited For Taxes This Year?

Sunshine Funshine

How are you guys filing your taxes this year? (H&R, TurboTax, professional CPA)? I'm still in Uni thinking of a tax preparing career. I am wondering how you guys go about tax season?...

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Super Bowl Boxes - Probability

Chekdastack

50$ per box to play (5,000) total pot. 1st Quarter - $900 - Reverse Score $50 2nd Quarter - $900 - Reverse Score $50 3rd Quarter - $900 - Reverse Score $50 Final Score - $2000 - Reverse Score $150 Assuming this is completely random and I purchase 1 out of the available 100 boxes, what are my chan...

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How Much Should I Have in Savings (College Senior)

Sunshine Funshine

I'm a senior in college. How much money should I have in my savings account at this point in my life? (I am just a few months shy of graduation.)...

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Down by the water cooler

DontDiscountMyCashFlows

I know everyone is a busting their tail at whatever career they are in or trying to get into but I’m curious about the off times and breaks in the day at office. What are some of the funniest, weirdest or craziest water cooler/around the office conversations you’ve heard or been a part of? Th...

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Food you can't stand

HighlyLeveredCat

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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Any Sailors or Wannabe Sailors?

Nickh

I have recently found a large interest in sailing and was wondering if there are any sailors in the forums. I am still pretty young and not ready to go out and buy a boat yet. Is there any way I can get sailing experience without owning my own boat. I heard somewhere that buying a boat is the worst...

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Business Owner Cash Flow Management Thread

GoldenCinderblock

I'd love to hear how the other business owners on here handle cash flow management. Tips, tricks, book recommendations, questions, advice, commingling of personal & business funds, etc. ...

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The Juul Phenomenon: How many people you know are using it?

I'm actually a squirrel

Was browsing the finance meme accounts on instagram and noticing that a majority of the posts/stories involve Juuls. How common is their usage really in finance? Do your coworkers actually use it - and were they cigarette smokers before they started vaping?...

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Credit Score Suggestions?

eastwestcindy3

Hello all! I am currently working with a credit repair company for 6 months, and my credit score went up from 580 to 624. Now it dropped back because I opened a new card and had to max it out. I got the approved for Firestone credit for $900. I had my BK discharged in February of last year. Are t...

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How Prestigious is Tai Lopez?

Sunshine Funshine

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Financial Addictions

HighlyLeveredCat

Is there anything within the financial discipline that you have an unhealthy obsession with? For me, it is using highly leveraged instruments to avoid putting my entire net worth into one idea even though I have blown up my portfolio doing so before due to my excessive level of narcissism. Looking...

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Relocation Bonus & Repayment Agreement

DeceptionPt

Does anyone have any experience relocating internally for a job, accepting a relocation package, and then not fulfilling the agreed upon time commitment before leaving the company for another job? My company/senior management, pushed me to relocate from a Middle tier city to a Midwest city (I am be...

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When Pigs Fly!?

WolfofWSO

https://nypost.com/2019/01/29/woman-kicked-off-flight-for-rant-about-sitting-between-two-big-pigs/ I don't condone her tone, but I understand. If only she didn't pop off; she would have been relaxing in the rear of the plane and not on blast for fat shaming. I can't find the photo now, but one wa...

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Why not slumlord in South Bend Indiana?

famejranc

Sure, there are assaults on the reg in these neighborhoods and gang activity but some of the houses are $20-25k asking and would prob rent for $600 a month. Why not lever up and rake in the fat stacks? If bought for $25k and put $5k down, then monthly costs are $135 (mortgage, property tax, insuran...

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Sports Trading App

fxquant79

Hey - Has anyone seen or played this trading app that lets people trade win probability? Looks like they are running a market for the Super Bowl. Says it's in real time, heard some guys on our FX desk talking about it. BallStreet Trading Curious if anyone has played or traded their markets? Looks ...

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DC finance meetup / networking group

wstbadboy

Moved here two months ago to work at a small multi-strategy Asset Management company as a quant. I found it really hard to meet/network with finance people compared to NYC (obviously but much harder than I thought). Was wondering if there is a regular meet up or happy hour thing for the rare group o...

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Mortgage Underwriting or NorthWestern Mutual to Commercial Debt?

ASC_842

I know neither, I know naught, pros nor cons, I currently bag groceries at Vons Northwestern Pro: Probable automatic job offer after submitting an application. End game = corp bank + MBA + :)...

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Guy Posts Resume Online - Proceeds to Have Name Slandered

TheShah

https://www.reddit.com/r/FinancialCareers/comments/al52s0/is_there_a_hr_contact_at_firms_in_charge_of/ What do you guys think of this? Obviously he should've removed his personal info and uploaded it as an image file (assuming he didn't). The hate he's receiving in the comments though sucks, talk a...

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"Trigger Warnings" Documentary and Schools

ironman32

I watched the Netflix docu-series "Trigger Warning" by Killer Mike from the rap group Run the jewels. (You can skip the part below, to my TL:DR, it's background for my comment) -years ago randomly came across Run the Jewels, liked their music -loosely followed them -Killer Mike was recently on Joe...

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Do you guys go on Wall Street Oasis from your work computers?

big shot hopeful

I just started my internship and it's pretty boring. I'm nervous to go on certain websites though because I don't want my superiors to think that I'm slacking off (even though I obviously am). ...

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Fundraising for a nonprofit? I'm a new junior board member

fine-nance

Recently joined a newly established junior board of a local nonprofit org. One of our 2019 goals is to raise some $$$, but I'm inexperienced in this nonprofit fundraising game -- Can I get some suggestions/ideas? Anything is appreciated. Note that I work for a startup so it's hard to get HR to org...

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What really interests you?

Nightman Cometh

So the 2019 goals thread that came up a while ago (https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/what-are-your-careerlife-goals-for-2019) kinda got me wondering, if you could teach yourself to do any one thing, or pick up any hobbie, what would it be? What is something that truly interests you that you rea...

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Whats the best job/career/industry that has a cushion during recessions and slowdowns?

billackmansleftnut

I still got alot of time before the job hunt, but I always hear from friends how some jobs are going completely or slowly obsolete. Which jobs have the most protection against recessions and technological innovations. Even jobs that require face to face interaction on a human level such as lawyers a...

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Harvard Extension School Reputation

FinancialNoviceII

A while back a friend of mine said he got accepted to Harvard and naturally I was happy for him. He works in NY so I always wondered what's going on there if its a FT program like he said. I asked and he said, no its at the extension school. Now, call me ignorant but Harvard's Harvard right? A di...

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Distressed/ Restructuring News Outlet

phuongnguyen

I'm currently working in the distressed space, does anyone here have any go-to news sources for distressed/restructuring? Many thanks ...

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TEXAS: A place for investment banking?

The Original Mark Hannah

Monkeys, How is live and study in cities such as Dallas or Houston for investment banking? My goal is to work there after my MSF. As an international student, I would like to hear more about given my interest in UTA MSF. No NYC for the high cost of living/house etc. Pure American experience. @Bo...

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What are your morning and night routines before and after work?

WorkMorePlayLess

Finance job is notorious for having no work life balance. I have recently come across the website: mymorningroutine.com and I found it interesting to read through the sort of daily routines different people have. I was wondering what kind of daily routines you guys have to keep yourselves from get...

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Quitting Finance to Drive a Truck

WolfofWSO

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/25/business/walmart-truck-drivers-pay/index.html Beginning in February, Walmart will give a one-cent-per-mile increase in pay. That means drivers will now make about 89 cents per mile on average and $87,500 a year. Tempting....

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How did you find WSO?

famejranc

Just curious as to how other people came across this site and if and how it changed you. Personally I saw an interview with Jamie Dimon where he said that he hadn't paid attention to WSO in a while, so I decided to see what WSO meant and now I'm here....

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Toughest Job in Finance?

Sonny LoSpecchio

TL;DR: who do you think has the toughest job in finance? It can be an individual person past or present, a specific role, or a general section of the industry. I'm Interested in everyone's thoughts. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

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CFA December 2018 Results

WillHunting

How did everyone do? Background: Undergrad - Finance and Economics - State School Grad School - MSF - Semi Target Investment Analyst @ Asset Management Firm Scores: >70 - Alternative Investments and Derivatives, Ethics, Quantitative Methods 70>x>50 - Corporate Finance, Equity Investments, Fixed In...

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What's Your Anthem?

2and20

So I was listening to Future's new album today, and it made me wonder.... what's your anthem? What's the one song that's your go to-- for any given occasion? I'll start-- mines "Stick to the Models" - by Future...

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Is Maduro finally on the ropes in Venezuela?

real_Skankhunt42

For 11(?) years I've intently followed Venezuela, fully expecting the Chavez regime to destroy the economy of Venezuela, which it did. To my horror, Chavez won a 4th term in the relatively fair 2012 election by 11 points, which by American standards is a landslide. Following Chavez's death, I was ap...

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The Art of manliness WHEN IS ACCEPTABLE FOR A MAN TO CRY?

famejranc

When would it be allowed and socially ok? The list is obviously short. 1. Winning the Super Bowl (the first time, any subsequent times - no) 2. Birth or death of a son I think that is about it. Any other emotional moments should be met in silence or swearing....

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Checking Out of Gift-Giving

GoldenCinderblock

I'm about to send this email to all my family. Poke holes in my logic. --- Dear Family, Firstly, we're thoroughly enjoying being a part of this family. We've learned a lot from each of you and look forward to continuing to grow together. As we plan to start a family of our own, we must examine ever...

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Do You Think Getting My Ex-Girlfriend Back Is Possible?

Plicate

Hey Guys. I'm relatively new. Similarly to some of you, I belong to the finance sector too (working as a forex broker) and I've got to say, I have really enjoyed reading the comments and threads created by this community in the time I've been here. I know it may not be my place to ask, but I've go...

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gpa calculator

novajones001

i need help for calculating my semester gpa along with its conversion into percentage. How do i know which subject got me how many credit points and helped me in achieving the gpa?...

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