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Pocket squares: Yes or no?Recently had an interesting discussion with two friends about wearing pocket squares. I personally love them—one of the first things I notice. What do you all think of wearing them? Too pretentious? ...
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Nominations: WSO Forum thread of the year Voting starts this week! Help me refresh my memory, what are some are you favorite threads from the year? Could be the funniest, most informative, most interesting, etc If you haven't already, nominate someone for the member of the year....
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Being worked harder than everyone else because other colleagues are incompetent Has anyone ever been in a position at work where they are being worked much harder than everyone else by their superiors because all other colleagues at the similar level are incompetent? What did you do about It? I'm not afraid of hard work but business needs have fallen onto me and I'm not prepa...
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Forget excel models, just use a pocket calculator to do your valuations!I am interning with a boutique corporate advisory firm in an APAC emerging market when I saw this (peculiar?) incident: A client came in one morning looking to sell a majority stake in his private company. Being the eager beaver intern, I quickly started to look into the company's financials, rese...
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NYC Escorts are Earning over $1K/hr Catering to Wall Street’s EliteNothing new here....from Elite Daily: [quote]At least two New York escorts are able to charge $1,000 an hour for satisfying the needs of Wall Street bankers. CNBC reports one escort, “Chelsea,” 29, moved from Canada to Manhattan 10 years ago to become an escort. She said, I worked for an age...
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Quants ruined the stock-market, is Bitcoin next?The stock-market used to be a beautiful exchange full of people who had a passion for economics and finance. Now it's just a game of mathematicians who control 90% of market volume, and don't even know how to read a balance sheet or evaluate what a CEOs role is. A HFT can crash the market in a matte...
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(Future) Californians are stupid: evidence from high school assessmentsAccording to National Assessment of Educational Progress 8-th grade scores, Californian students rank: * ranks 44th in reading * ranks 41st in math Percentage of students by race: White 25% Asian 12% Black 7% Hispanic 53% Multiracial and Native and other 3% Math scores: White 291 Asian 304 Black ...
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Should laws go through a Darwinian vetting process?It seems that if there's a law in the books, someone, somewhere, has attempted whatever action the said law prohibits. A quick way to test this is to realize there is no law against spontaneously jumping unassisted 100 meters without a permit, no law against being invisible, etc. These "laws" are ...
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What is your favorite burger joint?For the West Coasters is it In n Out? East Coast ---- Shake Shack , 5 Guys, others? What is your favorite...
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Self TeachingHello Everyone. I am currently studying Economics and mathematics as a sophomore. Looking to get into Investment Banking, or Equity Research. As an economics major I am learning some useful abstract things. But it is separate from the business school at my University and so I am part of some of th...
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Any Cryptocurrency HODLers out there? Please share your insight.Hello WSO Readers, I'm sure many of you already seen many posts on WSO regarding Bitcoin and cryptos. With Bitcoin reaching $10,000 do you think the hype is ***JUST*** getting started? I've mentioned in few crypto-related posts about it being in a pre-bubble stage if it's considered as one. Many sk...
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How To Create A Resume That Downplays Your Job SwitchIf you made several job switches over a short period, and don’t explain the reason of changes on your resume, you might appear to them as a “job hopper” to recruiters and hiring managers. So here we share some tips to let you know how to create a resume which appeals the hiring manager and als...
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The Wall Street Oasis ScholarshipThe Wall Street Oasis Scholarship The primary goal of Wall Street Oasis is to help educate young finance professionals and students as they approach critical career decisions. It is a place where finance professionals can come to learn more about other related fields, network with other members, an...
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Series 65 Study GuideTaking the Series 65 in three weeks, recently finished masters degree in finance. Will the investopedia free study guide be enough or is it worth purchasing Kaplan, STC, etc....
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ChawAnyone else like to pop in a lipper during class or work? What's the etiquette about doing it in the office? I gotta say, it's a bad habit and I'm trying to quit, but sometimes I just get the urge and take a pinch. How do you guys get away with it? I start an SA position in May and I don't want to ...
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How much Damage on Black Friday?So monkeys -- how much damage to the wallet did you do this past weekend? Any awesome purchases? Share!...
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11/27/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming Meet Ups, Podcasts, Webinars & Webinar Rewinds: Webinar: IB Deal Walkthrough: JuiceCo (Part 1) -- 7pm ET, 12/4/17 Financial Modeling Boot Camp -- London, 12/6-12/8 Webinar: IB Case: JuiceCo (Part 2) - Business Plan and Modeling of Valuation Techniques -- 7pm ET, 12/11/1...
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Advice for a new watch Hello guys, I have 4/5000€ in savings and I would like to buy my first "important" watch. Suggestions? I'm looking for a daily one Thx...
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Unconventional finance positions? Monkeys, What are the options like for someone to work or create atypical finance positions? For example, someone who isn't considering going down the corporate route yet still wants to work with investments and manage portfolios. Is it possible/legal to start your own equity research website and w...
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It feels like we're forgetting something...It seems like no one is interested in the industries that serve us the most: cosmetics, personal care, pharmaceuticals, and food. Having begun my sophomore year of college, I've met exactly zero people interested in joining any of these industries. Well, a few people I know want to be pharmacists ...
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Companies being blacklisted for settling in West Bank?Hey guys, Wanted to know what your thoughts were on this recent article by AP. The article states that companies that settled in West Bank are now being blacklisted by the UN as a means for the UN to remove illegal settlement in the area. Usually Israel doesn't care about statements from the UN, bu...
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LOL at the chumps in this industry thinking they know what stress is.Pretty much everyone from this industry is from at-least a cushy middle middle class background, hasn't faced any real adversity in their entire life but then they'll turn around and use jargon which hints at war or toughness in some sense. "This is a very stressful job, how will you handle...". Oh...
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New H-1B Visa Bill to Double Minimum WageA legislation has been introduced which among other things calls for more than doubling the minimum salary of H-1B Visa holders to $130k (currently set at $60k). Foreigners at large tech firms were underpaid relative to their American counterparts as companies exploited the broken system for years. ...
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How do you guys invest/save?As someone fresh out of school, I'm beginning to think about investing now that I have a few months' earnings saved up. How do you guys invest? Index funds, fixed income, individual equities, savings accounts, 401k, etc.? Personally, I think the market is overvalued right now, so I'm considering p...
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Best wireless headphones for the floor?Hey guys, With Christmas coming up I am looking for a pair of wireless headphones. I was curious what other people are using. I’m looking for decent quality headphones (not an audiophile) that are comfortable enough to wear all day. My biggest concern is finding a pair that won’t block out too ...
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Where Hard Work StopsSo one thing I noticed after my SA in a research role, is that being a hard worker which makes people succeed in school or other jobs did not transfer as much. Realistically, everyone in the department worked around 13 hours, and putting in that extra time after doing work for literally 13 hours str...
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Is finance less attractive than it was years ago?From: [Poets and Quants: Finance Careers Fall at New Low at Wharton](https://poetsandquants.com/2017/11/15/wharton-mbas-headed-to-finance-falls-to-a-new-low/) [quote]The numbers of Wharton MBAs going into the financial services industry reached a new record low this year, falling to 32.7% of the gr...
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Bosses who hate you/surviving wall streetHi, I have thus far in the last 2 jobs been placed with bosses/teammates who hated me. Situation 1 In less than 3 months, I was sat down with HR. In less than 6 months, I was given an improvement plan. My previous roles have always given me better than average ratings, and these ratings have co...
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Death from OverworkI hope you fellow monkeys get to enjoy a much-deserved break over the Thanksgiving holiday. Anyways, just read a fascinating [article](http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20160912-is-there-such-thing-as-death-from-overwork?ocid=twcptl) about deaths from overwork in Japan. It really got me to thinking a...
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Are you smiling in your LinkedIn picture?Are you smiling at your LinkedIn picture? Whether or not someone should smile at their picture? Do share....
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Nicest Thing Your Boss Has Ever Done For You?Hi monkeys, so today is my last day at my internship and when I got to the office, my boss left me an entire plate of homemade chocolate chip cookies as well as a gift card on my desk. Wasn't expecting anything like this and she didn't really have to do this. So the title is pretty self-explanator...
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What do you think about Bitcoin currency?http://www.technologyreview.com/news/424091/what-bitcoin-is-and-why-it-matters/ So what do you think? Im investing little something into Bitcoins. If it really become mainstream currency I will have more money than you can even dream of....
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Anyone Else Mountain Bike?Yo, I got into Mountain Biking at the beginning of this year and have fallen in love with the sport. I've done a couple races and gotten a lot better in less than a year and have gotten a lot more in shape. When I'm on the client-site (consultant, here), I find myself fantasizing about hitting th...
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Any Gamers Out There?I've been a fan of video games since I was a kid. I realize finance jobs are many many hours a week (well, at least some of them), but is there anyone out there that manages to squeeze in a few hours each week? Also, what games do you play?...
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PETER THIEL - THE FIRST AMERICAN GAY ROBBER BARON FROM LIBERAL UTOPIAN SILICON VALLEY This guy right here. I mean this guy. 1. Invests $500,000.00 in Facebook in 2005 for 10% and it turns into a billion. In theory it should be worth $50 billion but he didn't hold it all the way. 2. Funds MIssouri Attorney General's campaign - an AG who was probing Google for god knows what reaso...
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Best Clubs/Bars To Visit This Summer In NYC?As full-time recruiting is starting in a few weeks for me, I was wondering if you guys have any suggestions on best clubs/bars to visit in NYC before summer is over? I have been to a few this summer already, but they all have the same vibes apart from a few interesting places with awesome drinks. ...
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Happy Thanksgiving, WSO. Title says it all. ...
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Where i can buy this weight loss product Perfect Trim.?? **Perfect Trim** these are natural ways to reduce weight. If you want to speed up this process, you can take some herbal weight loss pills according to doctor's prescription.Perfect Trim these herbal pills have fewer side effects, but it is wise if you are trying to lose weight naturally. We should...
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Top 5 Tips To Advance Your Career Quickly**1) Leverage your expertise** Expertise isn’t knowledge but applied knowledge. With your knowledge, you can bring new insights and different perspectives. What’s closer to you? What problems do you see? What solutions do you offer? **2) Leverage your network** Many people use their networ...
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Sexual Harassment at Work - Will It End?Harvey Weinstein recently joined the club of executives getting accused of sexually harassing women at work. Apparently his victims include **Gwyneth Paltrow** and **Angelina Jolie**. What a guy. In response, an article came out a few days ago titled "Experts: Workplace sexual harassment should be ...
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Cryptocurrency: How to Not Lose Your Life Savings Hi Monkeys, Long-time WSO lurker here wanting to give back to the community. I am a college student who recently interned for a company in the Bitcoin/Blockchain space. With all the buzz around Bitcoin right now, I felt it would be a good opportunity to share my thoughts on investing in crypto. I w...
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Confucius Was An OCD SexistI've been researching ancient philosophers and am I missing something or was Confucius a dummy? He just said boilerplate "wise" shit like "Do unto others" along with other retarded shit like "When love strikes, do not delay." I.e. don't wait to get married. Which is shit advice. He thought people sh...
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Is starting a Youtube channel worth it?So I'm in college and I'm really involved in a particular niche. I've read about it for years, and talk about this stuff every day, and consider myself to be very well-informed. I've looked at other Youtube channels out there that cover this niche, and most aren't very good: they have a poor mic, th...
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Making it through the next two weeks at work I started my current job at the end of August. 3 weeks ago I started delivering a project and I have two more weeks left. This project has made me realise this job was the worst fucking decision ever. I am delivering in front of many people and I have been thrown in the deep end. Despite my best e...
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Is Social Class Still an Issue in Investment Banking? For years, the investment banking sector has prided itself on the idea that it is fiercely meritocratic. Those who work hard succeed, and those who don't get chucked out fast if they don't make the grade. Recent research, however, has shown that the industry is dominated by people educated at privat...
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NYC social meet groupGood evening NYC ladies and gentlemen. I was thinking of starting a social group where people can meet, exchange ideas and foster social/professional/personal interactions. Whether you are a trader, M&A professional, in HFs or PE and so forth, everyone is welcome. Meet ups can be organized at diffe...
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What would you do with your extra time if you were in my position?I have always had a desire to do something more, as I am sure most of you have as well. And I don't mean something more as in, something more meaningful, or fulfilling. I mean more as in when I have free time I would like to be able to work towards an end goal. I feel kind of stupid not being able t...
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Online dating in NYCFor the single guys living in NYC, how are you liking the online dating scene? Back when I was there, the quality of women and matches was astounding, and other cities have not even come close. ...
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Department of Justice investigates Harvard over its affirmative action policiesIt's no secret that Harvard and other top universities discriminate against Asian applicants by subjecting them to higher standards than black and latino applicants. Of course, this would never have happened under Obama or Hillary's DOJ. Kudos to President Trump and Attorney General Sessions for loo...
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Vander bar Discussion NYCWhat food is good at the Vander bar? I will be going there for the first time soon. Thank you and have a good day :)...
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Being a father and a workaholicYeah, sometimes shit happens and I’m going to be father at my early 20’s. Even though I’ve never intended to have kids, I know that I have to provide education and be present in this kid life. I’m not so worried about the challenges of being a father, but in terms of my professional goals. ...
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Forbes 30 Under 30 2018Forbes came out with their annual 30 under 30 for 2018 today. It's that time of year where we feel bad about ourselves, but at the same time motivated, because no matter how well you're doing, there's always someone out there who's doing even better. Unless you're a 29 year old Partner at Pershing S...
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Things not to Say while doing Salary Negotiations?Here we share some big “NO” that you must not utter while asking for: **1. I’ve been working here for X years…** There is a common notion that you owe a raise because you have been working for several years and the mistake is that when you put those thoughts into your conversation. Though ...
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Chicago vs CharlotteI've been researching different cities with strong finance in the US recently and have been stuck between two cities: Chicago and Charlotte. The decision will probably be made by job offers; however, what do you guys think is the better city? All inclusive. I've read Charlotte has been huge in bank...
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List of Finance Movies - Help me eliminate the shitty candidatesHey monkeys, I spent my free time browsing the forums for Finance movies so I could create a collection. After watching one of the movies recommended (The Game with Michael Douglas), I realized that some of these movies are very loosely connected to finance and I might as well have just added Assau...
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5-7 Day Fast: Who's In?I'm gearing up for a 5-7 day water fast starting Monday. Any of you boys down to join, keep each other accountable, and talk about how we're feeling like fruit cups as we go along?...
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Ivy: Social UniversityIvy University was founded by Beri Meric, a former MS banker. It markets itself as a thought-provoking social university that uses the world as it's campus: [quote=]IVY is the world's first Social University, created to unite thoughtful individuals through a lifetime of new inspiration and connecti...
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Anyone have a story where they turned their life around?Hey guys, Was just wondering if any one had a success story or where they turned their lives around. For me it was coming from an immigrant family who was bankrupt, coupled with hanging with negative influences. Despite the fact that I haven't achieved all my goals, I have learned a lot about myse...
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Notebook (keyboard) for financial modelingHi, can you recommend a notebook when it comes to financial modeling? I almost ordered one, when I realized that the pg/up and pg/down keys are only usable if you press fn as well. This would be very inconvenient, when it comes to shortcuts. Do you have any advice?...
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GoPro Recommendations/DealsHey guys, I'm looking for a GoPro just to document travels and whatnot. I don't know anything about video or tech. There are tons of different models and prices. Is there one that's a good value you'd recommend? And do you know of any good deals for them coming up? Much Appreciated, Goldie...
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11/20/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming Meet Ups, Podcasts, Webinars & Webinar Rewinds: Oil & Gas Industry Financial & Valuation Modeling - Houston, 11/29-12/01 Financial Modeling Boot Camp -- London, 12/6-12/8 Posts of the Week: ...
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Top Fraternities on Wall StreetJust out of curiosity, are there any fraternities (or other organizations) out there that have particularly strong ties to Wall Street? I get that most people don't talk about what they did in college after they get a job on the Street. However, I feel like it could potentially help with getting con...
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What to do with my $11k?I made $2k from being a dishwasher and $9k from other things this Summer. I don't want this money to sit around so what should I do with it? I want to put myself in the best possible position to score an internship next Summer (upcoming Freshman at terrible school). When I go in to interview and the...
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Ex finance, investment banking, or consultant folks that became entrepreneurs, what was the journey like?Calling all EX-Finance, Investment Banking, & Consulting folks that left to become an entrepreneur, what was the journey like? With every day that passes, I become more disillusioned about staying in finance. I've always wanted to be an entrepreneur of some sort and it seems that's the most consi...
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Transferring to WhartonSup guys! So coming out of high school and applying to colleges, I wanted to be a lawyer so I applied and was accepted ED to another Ivy League school. However, after I realized how shit the law job market and the actual work of a lawyer is, I took Econ/ management courses and I felt like I really a...
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Not wanting to teach my group membersHey guys, so I am a sophomore in University and I am part of a outside fund. We're going to pitch a stock for a competition, and I will be handling all Valuation related items. Comps, DCFs. However, my peers don't know jack about valuation, and I know in the future they'll be asking me how to unders...
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Effects of alcoholI know there are a lot of heavy drinkers on this forum. I've roughly doubled my nightly alcohol consumption over the last few months and I'm starting to think my brain is turning into soup. I find myself reading short articles and having to read them again because I didn't pick up the message. I fin...
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What's the worst that can happen?Hey boys, I'm in a bit of a pickle here at work and I need some opinions on how much shit I'm realistically in. For context, I am a top-performing second year analyst at a BB. At my bank we have a dinner policy that allows us to redeem any meal cost under $30. When I first started, I was pretty ...
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Will Amazon's launch in Australia Boom?Customers in Australia can already buy products offshore from Amazon. However, with the launch in Australia, a country with 24 million population. Is the market worth investing in? Do you think the slightly lowered shipping cost of products/ increased accessibility of domestic Australian products ...
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Any Skateboarders or Longboarders out there?I used to skate a lot as a kid, (go to skateparks, hit the local spots etc.). Now just cruise around on a longboard once in awhile as I don't want to risk the injury but miss the fun of it. Anybody else keep it up as a hobby while working? ...
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Avoiding the Junk Box Something I am fond of is cold calling and cold emailing (for internships, coffee, etc). Calling is easy because you usually won’t get skerted by some robot saying you seem like junk but the email robot just might. So what are some tips to avoid your email getting sent directly to the junk box ...
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Samsung Mocks Apple in Their Latest CommercialOn September 12th, Tim Cook, unveiled iPhone X, a phone that will set the path of technology for the next decade. It features an edge-to-edge OLED screen, wireless charging, facial-recognition technology, and a dual-lens camera. On the same day, Samsung announced the next year Samsung would reimagi...
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Can I use online writing services to complete my homework?It’s hard to complete class homework myself. You know how much homework is allotted for one day. Most of my classmates feel the same problem. I can’t find time to play or for watching TV. One of my senior suggests me to hire online writing services especially the homework assistant from web. Aft...
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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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WSO New York Happy Hour: Friday, 11/17, 7:00pm @5th and MadHappy autumn to all! This November's NYC happy hour will be a bit different--Friday night instead of our usual Wednesday or Thursday! Swing by and enjoy a few drinks with fellow finance professionals and WSO site members. All are welcome! Open to all members 21+. Date/Time: Friday, 11/17, @ 7:00p...
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Whats the best Stock Simulator Game?Hello Monkeys, I am trying to practice my day trading skills on a stock simulator game before I take it to the big leagues, but all of the stock simulators that I tried out have a huge market delay even when I set the delay off. This made it very difficult to make a trade, as the limits do not real...
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Apple’s diversity “controversy”Apple’s diversity chief quits amid “controversial” statements. Her crime? Saying white men can add diversity through experience. From article: “She had irked some critics in May when she commented during a conference, “There can be 12 white, blue-eyed, blonde men in a room and they’re...
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Am I really adding value to my life?These last few months have been weird. I mean, I have a perfect GPA, make $12/hour at my part time job, have no expenses (CC is free), been networking (have met and talked to some amazing people in the industry) and will be transferring to the school of my choice next year which I'm excited about. I...
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Trading really warps your relationship with money.When I first started trading on my 18th birthday, my positions were (in comparison) tiny to what I trade now. I still vividly remember the first time I lost $1k in a day, and being absolutely annoyed/angry. Looking back, it was like an architect reminiscing about his childhood Lego house. In th...
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Last Minute selling tickets to Friday's Brooklyn Nets GameI am sure the chance of this is slim to none but gotta try it since most people are based in New York here. I'm flying into New York tomorrow, but my friend has a family emergency and can't fly, and I am not in too good of a mood to watch the basketball game. I have a pair of courtside tickets sec...
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4 Reasons Why “Follow Your Passion” Is A Bad AdviceHere are reasons why not to follow the passion! **1. Passion alone can’t guarantee satisfaction** Must be interested in something but you are not well disciplined or lack the discipline for that area to build your career, even then you will remain unsatisfied. Suppose you have a passion and the...
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How rich can you become through finance?I´m currently a college freshman with a lot of former students from Le Rosey (100k a year for HIGH SCHOOL), some of my peers actually already interned in IB´s after graduating High School. I actually do know some billionaire kid who got a maserati to his 18th birthday. Will it be possible to achie...
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Ends in 4 hours! WSO Contest 11/17/17 - Win 1 Free Month of WSO Video Library ($97 value)Try your luck by entering yourself in our Rafflecopter contest for a chance to win a FREE month of access to the WSO video library - which means access to all of our previous webinars (~275) and their files (ppt file, excel models, etc). Read more about the video library here. a Rafflecopter giveaw...
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How much do you spend when you go out?How often do you go out and how much do you end up spending on a night out? I wanted to compare my spending with others. I go out once a week (Friday) and typically spend $120 ~ $200 (greasing the bouncer, taxi, drinks) depending on how generous I am feeling to my friends (most of the time, very ge...
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XRP : Ripple Pump and Dump?Ripple announced today that AMEX decided to use blockchain technology for payments using Ripple. XRP since then peaked $0.25 from trading at $.20 range. It's back down to $.228 at the time of this post but might be steady around the .22 range. Many are speculating XRP is a "pump and dump" altcoins...
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Optimism and success. Do you think there's a correlation?It seems like optimism is the default outlook when it comes to really successful people. I've noticed this to be especially true in corporate settings. As someone who is somewhat skeptical/critical/cynical, I definitely don't fit the catgory of "optimist". There are outliers to everything. Th...
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Have any of you used Udemy?Boys, I was just recently sexually assaulted by an Excel assessment. I don't think it was so much my ability to use Excel, but my ability to provide what they wanted. But sexually assaulted, nonetheless. That being said, I decided to buy the Udemy SQL 'From Beginner to Expert' course. The cours...
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Political correctness in Finance At the private school that I attend, and at most colleges and universities in America, political correctness rules. Students on college campuses have developed an almost Orwellian newspeak and become fearfully polite, careful to avoid offense, and constantly afraid of being labeled with the slew of ...
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What job(s) have the lowest effort:earning ratio?As someone who strives for maximum efficiency, I find it difficult not to notice people in jobs/gigs that offer amazing payouts for relatively little input. Think of it as jobs with the highest dollar payout per unit worked. "Unit" may include (but isn't limited) to one's time, physical exertion,...
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Vegan DietA lot of research lately into the benefits of the Vegan diet, with a bunch of athletes claiming it gives them a leaner body with much more energy. I was wondering if any fellow monkeys have tried the diet and could add to their experiences with it?...
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Marketing Girl Gives Trump the Middle FingerIf you haven't seen it yet, a picture has gone viral of someone giving trump the middle finger. According to a [New York Post Article](http://nypost.com/2017/11/14/woman-fired-after-giving-trumps-motorcade-the-finger-cashes-in-big/), it pays to flip off Trump's motorcade. [quote] Briskman was ridin...
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The Left's Hypocrisy ### Liberal Hypocrites: Why Are Dems Criticizing Roy Moore When KENYAN PEDOPREZ Barack Obama Is Still Married To FORMER TEENAGER Michelle Obama? A liberal witch hunt is on the prowl for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. The respected former judge is being attacked for OCCASIONALLY BEFRIENDING ...
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Recommendations on Personal Computer?Hello fellow Monos, Title kind of says it all, but I'm in the market for a new laptop and was curious if you guys had any recommendations on solid laptops that you may or not bring to the office. My current Macbook that I used in college is absolute shite and just wont cut it for much more than w...
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Give me some adviceHi all - I'm an associate at a BB in NYC. Since I was an A2A promote and that I skipped a year in school, I'm only in my early 20s. I'm having a bit of a mid-life crisis except 30 years early and could use some honest advice. Basically I feel a bit directionless - I don't really love banking at all...
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"Fewer Asians Need Apply"Hi All, I've read several forums, discussions, and arguments on WSO on getting into the target schools, what it takes to get in, affirmative action, diversity, equity et al, but here's an in-depth look at the admissions process and how American Asians are suppressed because they over-perform as a g...
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Start-Up Fundraising: Use funds to pay myself back?Hello everyone, I have taken a posting hiatus since shifting paths from IB to starting my own venture. I am now returning on the off-chance someone might have insight into an impending problem (and because I am not sure where else to go for this). So to keep this short, I have been bootstrapping th...
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Jordan Peterson Self Authoring ProgramHas anyone done this program? Is it useful? What did you get out of it? I just discovered Prof. Peterson today and could watch his lectures for hours and thinking of doing the self authoring program but just thought I'd ask the WSO community. Think I first heard it mentioned in another thread and m...
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Training New Colleagues - Sink or Swim?WSO, How do you handle training new employees who got hired at the same level as you? Are you the ultimate team player who goes above and beyond to ensure success of the new guy or are you hands off and let them figure it out on their own? In my situation - we hired a new guy several months ago wh...
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Stingy things you do to save moneyWhat are some power moves a brother can use to save a few dollars here and there? Things like stealing your toilet paper from the public rest room in the lobby or showering at the gym to lower your energy bill. ...
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CFA vs. GMAT I'm going to start off by saying this is not another CFA vs. MBA thread. The purpose of this thread is to address a completely different issue. I'm trying to figure out what percentage of the college educated population is even capable of passing all three levels of the CFA and what percentage of th...

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