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How do the Old Money actually live today?I'm talking families with multiple consecutive generations of upper-class wealth. In terms of what they wear, do they like wearing top designer brands like Chanel and Hermes, or do they wear boutique brands that most people don't know about, or do they just not care and actually wear very basic clo...
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Any Tips for Protecting Yourself After the Equifax Breach?On Thursday, it was announced that 143 million Americans had their data exposed by the company Equifax. This represents over half of the U.S. adult population that most likely had their information taken. As an American adult, I am wondering how I, and others like me, can respond to these hacks. ...
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What weird version of history do you subscribe to?It's entirely possible that I'm just a weirdo, but there are some things I choose to believe or to not disbelieve due to how some facts line up. Examples of my own personal version of history: - I think LBJ was in on the JFK assassination - I think NK strategic command is seizing the opportunity to...
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Do finance executives fly via private jets ? Just wondering. My dad used to work for an airports operator industrialist back in my nation of origin. Most of the CEOs and corp finance/senior management of steel companies, mining companies, big industrial groups travel via private jet. In the US, do finance execs fly private ? I keep seeing...
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Excel test ("30 mins max") included in final interviewHi, Upcoming Monday I will have my second and last interview at a large real estate company. The job title describes the job as a Junior Treasury Analyst, but it basically comes down to the following: - contact with banks for communication regarding various topics, such as covenants - cash manage...
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http://www.healthitcongress.com/tharlax-rx-male-enhancement/Tharlax rx male enhancement is really a supplement that is made out of some common fixings and it is really an ideal answer for a large number of your sexual medical problems. By the utilization of this item, you feel that your sexual wants get invigorated and you begin appreciating the sex. To get ...
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Effects of gender on career aspirations?Hey WSO, [I ran into this article a few days ago about a totally unknown chef skyrocketing in fame in the culinary world](https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-31/the-unlikely-story-of-the-world-s-best-female-chef). Most importantly, she mentioned something that I thought was worth thinkin...
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What Has Your Favorite non-Finance Job Been?Hello monkeys. I recently had a phone interview and it started by the MD saying he thought it was cool that we had our lifeguarding experience in common. He lifeguarded at the pool in Yale and I at NYU during the semester, whilst I was also working in a lab. I got to supervise old people diving and ...
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Ray Dalio TED talkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXbsVbFAczg Pretty interesting, Ray Dalio's approach to removing the emotion out of investing is definitely something that puts him apart from the rest of the investment world. Removing the emotion out of pretty much everything in todays world would be of benefit. Wh...
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Exchange ratesHey guys, Is anyone capable of helping me in the exchange rate systems. So I have always knew that when we have the EUR/USD quote, that means the price of 1 EUR per USD. But I had been reading in the book of my course and It says the opposite. In my case, the euro is the base currency, in the book...
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Just a rant..needed to ventI'm just venting here on WSO because I'm an extremely depressed senior in recruiting and need to vent. Apologies ahead of time for the whining. I don't really know why I'm writing this, but I've never been closer to ending it all and honestly am not sure what to do anymore. My life is great, I'm I...
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Forget finance, the real money is in Casinos baby ! Meet Sheldon Adelson. Mega-billionaire . Owner of the 8th wonder of the world, the Singapore Marina Sands Bay. He owns half of Las Vegas. Came from the slums. Now he's worth $35.5 billion . Also owns the world's largest private jet fleet. https://www.planelogger.com/Airline/Fleet/Las_Vegas_Sands...
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Is the rat race and the hustle worth it ? I found out that the Chairman of the company I work at today died at 65 due to cancer. The dude was a freaking legend. Hung out with heads of nations, leaders of third world nations, and did some pretty shady stuff but built an empire like no other. He was in it for the passion - not to impress an...
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Were you a Legos kid? WSO, what did you grow up being entertained by? Sports? Reading? Video games? ... Legos? [Cause the classic toy company is finally starting to see revenue losses since 13 years ago.](https://www.wsj.com/articles/lego-to-slash-1-400-jobs-posts-first-sales-drop-in-13-years-1504599603) Their competitor...
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What's On Your Life Bucket List?My driving instructor told me he was a school bus driver once. I asked "why?" and he said, "because it was on my bucket list, so I did it for two years and then stopped." He went on to tell me he had other things on his bucket list, such as learning new languages. He asked me what I had on my bucket...
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SpaceX launch and landingJust watched the latest SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch and land, pretty cool stuff. Kinda made my day and injected some positive vibes to an otherwise mundane week. Definitely reminded me that despite our differences (and there are so many), human beings are pretty awesome....
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Should businesses moderate online debate?Just read an article on the FT about online debate moderation on Facebook. Thought it may be an interesting source of discussion. [quote]Facebook announced a small but meaningful change to its community guidelines in October. “We’re going to begin allowing more items that people find newsworthy...
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Amazon's Second HQ?So Amazon is looking for a second HQ city, as referenced [here](http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=176060&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2299039). Two questions: 1. Where *will* it be? 2. Where *should* it be?...
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Path To Sales for High-Tech Companies?So all of you have stated either that IB isn't for me since I'm chasing money and/or it's not possible from my background. @YungMonc" @UTDFinanceGuy" gave me some AMAZING input about going into sales. I cant be a Quant because I am stupid in Math, can't be an IB because I "will be miserable." I am g...
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College kiddos are disillusioned by college degrees -- surprise??[According to a recent WSJ/NBC survey, a staggering estimate of 47% young Americans feel that a college degree is not worth it compared to a 49% who do.](https://www.wsj.com/articles/americans-losing-faith-in-college-degrees-poll-finds-1504776601) *That* is a pretty close divide which is probably so...
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Roommate for Goldman Sachs Salt Lake City If anyone headed to GS SLC is looking for a roommate, I'm looking for a roommate to live in downtown. If you're interested, message me. ...
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Just Turned 30; Here's Some Life Advice/Quotes I turned 30 last week, thought i'd pass some advice and my favorite quotations on to you all. I pulled all these from my grand list so it is by no means comprehensive, just a sample. Enjoy. fwiw I'm ex finance (spent 3 years in IB now work with a start up in Brazil). So here they are, in no orde...
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Soundcloud SurvivesMusic streaming website and app Soundcloud recently announced to public that they only have enough cash to operate for 1 more quarter. However, recently Soundcloud has raised a $169.5M USD investment from merchant bank, The Raine Group and investment firm, Temasek Holdings. Alexander Ljung, the curr...
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We're Totally Living in a SimulationEver since I started writing for WSO again there has been one topic you guys have asked me to cover more than any other, and that is the notion that we're living in a simulation. Well, living probably isn't the right word. More like rendering. This line of questioning is nothing new (hell, Rene De...
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Hong Kong vs New York - the war is on!!Allright. Let's cut this diplomatic b/s out. We all know that in the next 20 years, the years when our careers will either be made or lost, another more important contest will be playing out : HK vs. NYC in the battle for global financial capital supremacy. Now, I can think of a many, many reasons ...
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How To Avoid Distractions At WorkHave any of you been in that moment where Sally in the next cubicle over is telling everyone about her wedding plans, Mike is yelling at IT over the phone, your wife just sent you 300 texts, and next thing you know the fire alarm is going off, while your just trying to focus and get some damn work d...
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Depression and no idea what to doI am a 28 year old prop trader, I am not a top performer. Ever since graduating college a few years ago I have been depressed. I have found it very hard to meet new people and I feel dead inside. The type of work I am doing is not helping this either. I have been thinking a lot about the decision...
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You May Soon Be Able to Take A Drug to Prevent DepressionAs someone who gets stressed easily (not to the point it causes serious mental problems), reading this article was intriguing. The article dives into the research of neuroscientist *Rebecca Brachman*. The article states that *Rebecca* is: [quote] working on the development of a drug that increases...
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Amazon's Delivery Guarantee Is Worth $13.25Being the mensch that he be, Goldie has gone far out of his way to conduct an experiment for the public knowledge, greater food, family honor, and societal virility. Goldie was curious as to what exactly Amazon means when they "guarantee" your package will be delivered by a certain date. Here are G...
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Another way to make payments secureAmerican Express is introducing [RegalPay Payables Automation](http://alph.st/b0a8a25d) to make payments easier and more secure. ...
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Worst startup ideas that received fundinghttps://www.linkedin.com/search/results/content/?anchorTopic=71074&keywords=Europe%27s%20best%20startups%20on%20display&origin=NEWS_MODULE_FROM_DESKTOP_HOME Not saying any of the above startups are bad ideas, but looking through there, it made me think of some startups that I've worked with or have...
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P&G's Former Finance Chief Fights his SuccessorHey monkeys, Clayton Daley, former finance chief at P&G is now sitting on the opposing side of the boardroom to his former protege in a fight regarding the reinvigoration of P&G. [quote] In a challenge of P&G leadership, Mr. Daley was hired this summer to help win a board seat for activist investor...
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An Unfortunate QuandryI have had quite the issue recently and it all comes down to my wife's career and my own. My wife is working as a broker in residential real estate and she makes some money and works with a more experienced broker. The biggest issues is she can't really do her job somewhere else and I only see my c...
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Tinder AR?Welp boys, If you're not over 6ft, your days on Tinder are numbered. With the upcoming release of iOS 11, there's a lot of talk on Apple's ARKit as a standard feature as part of the OS. It got me wondering about functional uses of this feature. I can see the potential in Tinder developing a feature...
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Do/would you root for your graduate schools sports teams?Like the post says, would you? I am not super interested in graduate school at the moment, but in a few years I would like to pursue an MBA from Texas or Texas A&M. Not only for their energy industry connections but their rich sports history. I will graduate from a school this December that is in...
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Uber IPO Dara Khosrowshahi starts off with a bang: [quote]Uber’s new chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi set out a bold vision in his first meeting with employees on Wednesday, saying that he hoped for an initial public offering within 18-36 months and would work to stem the car-hailing app’s market shar...
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The Art of Cheating on your gf/wifeSaw the post about "Cheating Sleep". Figure I'd start a sequel. :) In all seriousness, monogamy is only beneficial for two groups of people: 1) women - they have a biological incentive, since babymaking takes 9 physical months and years of nurture / time investment. a guy who disappears will no...
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Taylor Swift is on pace to make $365 million this year.Another example of how scalable work trumps hard work. Those Chinese peasants working at Apple's sweatshops do work hard, and have little to show for it. http://www.businessinsider.com/taylor-swift-is-on-pace-to-make-365-million-this-year-more-than-jay-z-diddy-and-drake-combined-2015-10...
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Picking a minor advice??Hey Guys. I'm currently in commercial real estate as an incoming sophomore. This means I have less than a year to pick my minor in which I'm down to either computer science or economics. Personally, I've always told myself that I should stick to my strengths and ignore things I wont use in the futur...
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Any tech purchases you regret making? I recently started full-time and I have been thinking about finally making some of the tech purchase that I have been putting off (e.g. getting a work PC as my personal/school computer was a Mac, deciding between a iPad and an ereader as iBooks on my Mac is kind of annoying sometimes, etc.). Are t...
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School is the best place to meet your future spouseRecently, there were several articles on where people meet their future spouses. There was the controversial op-ed from a Princeton alumna who urged the female undergrads at her alma mater to snag a husband while they're in school because their pool will never be that good again. A recent NY Times...
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Leftovers on a first date?I wanted to see what everyone's thoughts were on this. I just had a first date with a girl, took her to a decent restaurant, and she finished approximately 1/2 of her meal. She asked for a takeout box for the rest, and proudly proclaimed to me that it would be lunch tomorrow. She then proceeded to c...
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Which U.S. States are the Worst?In another thread, I said that if my comment got SB'ed, I would make a thread about which US states are the worst. So, which states are the worst? Saying Idaho gets you monkey shit....
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Family is looking for a nanny and is offering a $129,000 salaryHey monkeys, The title might make you whisper "What?" under your breath, but the six-figure salary isn't all that is being offered. Other perks include access to a variety of cars (Maserati, Porsche, etc.) and meals made by a Michelin-starred chef (Gordon Ramsey-level chefs). Could you imagine all ...
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9/4/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming Podcasts, Webinars & Webinar Rewinds: Webinar: IB Case: JuiceCo (Part 2) - 12pm ET, 9/24/17 Posts of the Week: ...
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AMA: Graduated from Chimp to Senior ChimpI recently graduated from Chimp to Senior Chimp on this forum, thought I should return back something to the society. Happy to answer any questions that you might have. And mind you, it hasn't been an easy journey but you know, as they say, where there is a will there is a way. Go Titans! \m/...
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Uber's New CEO is Taking on Two BattlesHey monkeys, Uber recently righted their ship with the choice of Dara Khosrowshahi as its new CEO. In order to succeed he will have to face the internal barriers to growth and company culture as well as facing the battle to create profitable growth. [quote] Since its founding just eight years ago, ...
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Would you tap Katy Perry?Would you guys hit that? I think she's cute. Suggestions?...
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Why Do People Hate on Frats & Preppiness in General?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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HireVue Uses AI to Analyze ApplicantsHey monkeys, Those HireVues that you have been doing are being analyzed by an AI. When you record yourself answering interview questions and submit them through HireVue, your body language, facial expressions, voice tone, and keywords are all analyzed and noted upon by an AI. After that, someone fr...
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What side project or side hustle are you working on?Title says it all. The best idea I read here recently was making Instagram bots to sell accounts to wannabe celebs. My entrepreneurial pursuits are much more long-term: an automated trading system and an AI-driven drone security system, among others. So I'm curious: what other lucrative business i...
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Rich Piana DeadEpic bodybuilder dead. Very sad. https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4321032/rich-piana-dead-at-46-elite-bodybuilder-dies-after-two-weeks-in-a-coma-following-overdose-according-to-estranged-wife/ ...
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In Need of A Topic to Analyze A Bank OnHi guys, I have the opportunity at work to do a "deep dive" on a topic of my choice. I work at a super-regional bank and will have to include some of our peer banks in the analysis. I am having trouble thinking of something financial that I can analyze and create a presentation on. I was thinking ...
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Is memorizing almost one thousand math problems a good idea?so I have an exam(gmat type but not gmat) in three months and the quant material[just basic math but with higher difficulty level like averages, ratio proportion, percentage, allegations and mixtures, mensuration, geometry, logarithms, trigo etc ] is huge and I waste a lot of time trying to solve ev...
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PayPal Debuts a Credit Card That Offers 2% Cash BackAfter having my current credit card tell me they're canceling their specific line of cards I had, I went looking for a new one. I specifically enjoy cash back cards just because I like making money from spending money, also I rarely spend enough to justify reward mile cards with an annual fee. I fou...
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Serena Williams Gives BirthToday, Tennis superstar, Serena Williams gave birth to a baby girl in a Florida clinic. Serena plans to return to tennis for the Australian open this January. Numerous celebrities tweeted Serena to congratulate her where you can read more about [here](http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-4113096...
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South African Student Was Accidentally Given $1MRead [here](http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/01/africa/south-africa-student-deposit-mistake-trnd/index.html) for further information about this story. A South African university student accidentally had $1M deposited into her bank account. The student spent $60k before realizing the deposit was a huge mis...
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If you could be proficient in one other language besides English, what would it be?Would you pick up a language that's helpful for employment, or would you want to speak a language for another reason? Is business proficiency in Chinese increasingly becoming a boon for job candidates? I know a few 2nd gen. people in America who wish they were better at their mother tongue becaus...
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Dealing With NervesI get really nervous before doing something important, which sometimes jeopardizes my performance. Do you have any advice for controlling nerves before and during a presentation, interview, exam, etc.? ...
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How to Stay Focused and Re-Develop a Good Memory?Hi Everyone, Starting about 3-4 months ago I noticed that I was having difficulty remembering some things at work and staying focused. For the first month or two it didn't make much of a difference because business was quite slow; however, I recently switched roles at my company and between learnin...
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Nordstrom Rack Networking LOLHey all, I'm traveling right now for a work conference and I thought you guys would enjoy this. As I'm browsing the suit selection, an older man engages in a conversation with me. At first, I thought nothing of it. He was asking basic questions regarding where I work, what I do, etc. After polite...
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Labor Day Weekend!!!!!Hello you filthy animals, I know I'm not the only one excited about the 3/4 day Labor Day weekend and a long time coming break from the work life. What are everyone's plans for this weekend (which for the students is the last hurrah of the summer, and for the professionals is just a god gifted bre...
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Does Anyone Watch Billions?Hey monkeys, Has anyone watched the show "Billions"? Its about a hedge fund that the US Attorney is trying to take down. I watched the first 3 episodes and it seems pretty good. Has anyone else watched it? If so, what do you think? Does it portray the hedge fund life accurately?...
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Make Sure To like WSO On FacebookHey guys. If you haven't already, make sure to check out the WSO Facebook page. It's got some cool stuff that you might not be able to find on the site. Link here: https://www.facebook.com/WallStreetOasis/...
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Anyone have any idea of how paying back sign on bonus works? I left my old firm the year after I joined it and was required to pay back my sign on bonus in full amount although I only received the post tax portion. I was told that I would be able to recoup the taxed portion of that bonus once I received an amended W2C showing an adjustment in my taxable wages...
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Every meal I eat is at a restaurant or delivery, you? Ok not every meal, but 90% of my lunch and dinners, even some breakfasts. I HATE cooking, love eating out + who has the time to cook. As i mentioned in my last post i'm a rising 26 year old, i've been doing this since I started in finance (4 years ago) and don't see it ending it anytime soon. I ...
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My boss plays favourite so blatantly?I started 7 months ago. I have been trying hard to put up with everything at work till I get my work Visa (I wish I could care less about my job and idle away my days at work, but I cannot. I am usually the first one to arrive and last one to leave on my team). My boss' favorite guy always comes i...
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Why is Bill Ackman hated so much?Been seeing his name pop up recently a ton on CNBC. The only thing I know about him is the $1 billion HLF short he had (HLF went up $6 today and they brought him up). I also saw the CEO of ADP talking a bit about him, seems like Ackman was trying to reserve seats on a board ahead of time or somethin...
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Hot Sauce ThreadWhat are your favorite hot sauces? I've gone from 0 heat tolerance and have worked my way up to enjoying Cholua, Tobasco, and Frank's Red Hot. Would like to try more. Preferably flavorful ones and not just hot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Da8-QfGemgo...
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Pill to live forever[quote]NIR BARZILAI HAS a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of healthy, disease-free living by decades. And Barzilai knows about the science of aging. He is, after all, the director of the Institute for A...
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Becoming a photographer(in fashion)I am 22 years and live in Chicago. I work as an algo trader, and have no background in photography, but I want to get involved with it, particularly in the fashion industry. This could possibly become a side job of mine. How can I do this? Is there a school or educational program in Chicago that I c...
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I suck at public speakingHey everyone, So I had to pitch in front of my class for about a minute, but it did not go as well as I wanted. I practiced, knew exactly what I was going to say, but ended up getting so anxious and nervous before going up in front of my class. The pitch wasn't horrible but you could tell my voice ...
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ISN'T THIS INSANE????!!!! ONLY IN CHINA?https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-30/billionaire-hui-becomes-asia-s-second-richest-on-evergrande-rise Long story short, this guy's company stock tripled, adding 26.7 billion USD to his wealth. For scale, that's more wealth than that of all of WSO's members combined. His company doesn'...
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Who Care's About Prestige?So, I will acknowledge that I have limited experience in the industry, but after working 75+ hours this summer in a FO office role I don't understand why people care about prestige so much. I totally understand how people want to progress their career's by grinding it out a few years, but when you a...
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Looking to meet very trustworthy peopleWhat is the best way to expand your network in Bay Area? I have recently moved to San Francisco. I did not attend college here or have lived here. So I don’t know many people here yet. I am in early 30s. Light skin. Hazel Eyes. Brown hair. Weight in 150s. I like meeting new people, go out and hav...
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Travis Kalanick just asked for help from....So, I found another news bit I thought you Monkeys would be interested in given the recent threads on Uber. Let me know what you all think: --What do you think is next for Travis Kalanick? --Will Kalanick ever be welcomed back at Uber? --Will Kalanick plan any revenge on Uber? **Former Uber CEO ...
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Should you get a mentor?Hey monkeys, I wanted to discuss a topic that really isn't covered that often on WSO - mentors. One piece of advice nearly everyone gets when starting out their career is to get a mentor. [quote] that’s true—research has found the many benefits of having a career guru. But finding the right p...
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What's a Monkey's typical weekend plans?How's it going you filthy Monkeys? As we talk about our professional life and career aspirations on a daily basis, I became a little curious. *What do you animals actually end up doing on the weekends?* Unfortunately I have to do the whole dinner and a movie routine with the old lady tonight, b...
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Bachelor Party in Detroit - AM I FU*&ED?Monkeys, we seem to have a bit of a problem here. Buddy of mine has just decided to have his bachelor party in Detroit (I know WTF right), but I am in need of some help once again. What the hell is there to do in this god forsaken city to make sure this place never forgets our presence? No, I...
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NY vs LAConsidering a big move. Can anyone that has lived in both cities (or just wants to chime in anyways) give their thoughts on why they like one over the other (you may have been more junior in one city so try to exclude any negative feelings from that that). ...
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Do You Envy The Rich Kids Who Got A Shot At Their Careers Through Their Parent's Influence?Monkeys, one of the best aspects about this community is that people talk about their stories and opinions in a candid way. I was reading this [article](https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/07/millennials-with-rich-parents/398501/?utm_source=atlfb) which said that millennials thriving f...
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How do you deal with annoying people?Just asking generally. How do u deal with annoying people? You know, the kind with their irritating questions, useless advice on how to live your life, stupid jokes. The ones who have no respect or consideration of another person's personal space or feelings. ...
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Did you ever think Amazon and Microsoft would join together?Yep, that's right. Amazon and Microsoft have announced a [plan to join their Alexa and Cortana devices](http://alphastreet.com/bbc131f1 ). Imagine all the benefits! ...
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How to Get Started in Cryptocurrencies? General Crypto ThreadHello monkeys, as what I am sure all of you are aware of, cryptocurrencies are getting to be pretty popular at the current moment. However, a lot of things are confusing about it to me and I was wondering what you guys think are good ways to educate yourself about cryptocurrencies, the best ones to ...
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Do I have to be a double-major in Math & CS with a 4.0 GPA @ Stanford to have a shot at trading these days?I've always had a passion for trading. Is trading these days just...different? I feel like trading is for math crunchers now and not for those who can actually read and interpret the marker. Do I have to come from such a math heavy background? As always, thanks!...
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Amazon-Whole Foods deal to close Monday! Amazon will close its [acquisition ](http://alph.st/b641e50e)of Whole Foods Market on Monday, August 28. Even after all the furore, the FTC approved the deal. The FTC has pointed out that any anti-competitive behavior will invite legal action post the merger. ...
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Isaiah Joins the Kings Court in ClevelandAs many of you probably saw yesterday the Celtics and Cavaliers completed a huge trade that will only intensify their rivalry. The Celtics acquired the star they were looking for after striking out on Jimmy Butler and Paul George in Kyrie Irving. The Cavs got a huge haul in star guard Isaiah Thom...
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Thoughts on Uber's new CEO?Hey monkeys, It was [recently](https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/27/technology/uber-ceo-search.html) announced that Dara Khosrowshahi, the current CEO of Expedia, will become Uber's next CEO. Not surprisingly, Khosrowshahi's first responsibilities will be to confront the issues regarding the company'...
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Money Team: Mayweather Beats Mcgregor Obviously Floyd won, but surprisingly Connor lasted until the 10th round and won the first few rounds. As an amateur boxer, he landed a few punches against the best defensive boxer in the world. That's very impressive. They both made more than $100M in 20 minutes and seemed to be best friends right ...
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Trump supporters - Has Trump gone too far?Let me start off by saying that although I wish to voice some personal sentiments, I am primarily trying to quench my curiosity regarding the matter. I hope my fellow monkeys will understand that this is not intended as a provocation. As a Swede, and much like the rest of the world, I've been fol...
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Is Sears done for?Hey monkeys, [Sales have fallen 11.5% for Sears during their Q2'17.](https://www.wsj.com/articles/sears-sales-continue-to-slide-1503571881) They have been on the decline for a long time now and have been closing many stores since then. Sears sold one of its brands and is planning to lay off many em...
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I quit banking, looking for advice.I'll just give a quick background: I went to a target school, got lured into banking after graduation, and hated my life. I worked hard, learned a lot, but got out after a year, because I just couldn't take it anymore.. I couldn't afford to live in my current apartment, and I couldn't find a job rig...
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Buy new phone now or wait for iPhone 8?Piggybacking off the apple vs android thread.... My old iPhone is running very slow and has awful battery life. I can’t use it for more than about 30 minutes before going from fully charged to dead and it randomly freezes up. Safe to say it has been causing a lot of frustration. I saw the ne...
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Am I dumb and doomed for failure?I have a B to B+ average in my 3 years of university so far studying economics. But at the insurance company I work part time for, they treat me as if I can't do anything right. They have been cold calling people while my colleagues actually handle customers. I feel like I'm not learning a thing fro...
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Cybersecurity vs. Computer Science MinorI'm currently an incoming sophomore at a semi-target University majoring in finance. However, I want to pursue a minor in the field of finance and am deciding between two different minors: Cybersecurity or Computer Science. 1) Which do you think is more useful in today's age? 2) Which is more prac...
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Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor The fight is this weekend. -- Who will win? -- in what timeframe? -- how much is the actual payday for these guys? -- Who do you WANT to win? Discuss....
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Did you get a lot out of studying a foreign language in school?[And if it were offered, would you have tried out studying Arabic?](https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-schools-receive-aid-from-qatar-1503682830) Cause Qatar sure wants Americans to learn. Long story short... [quote] The Qatar Foundation gave $30.6 million over the past eight years to several dozen sc...

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