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Goldman Sachs or Kate Upton?If you could only accept one of the following two offers, which one would it be? -Goldman Sachs offers you the job as its next CEO. -Kate Upton offers to start cheating on Justin Verlander with you, but there are two conditions to the cheating: (1) You would only get to have sex with Kate on th...
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What youtube videos do you watch when you need some inspiration?Here are two of my favorites. 1st of Ryan Hall doing a 12 mile tempo at 4:55 pace is incredible. Race in 2nd video starts around 2:05. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmF5x6ZeuRw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6gLVIAXWQo ...
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What are financial jobs like outside of IB/PE/HF/AM/S&T/ER/Corporate?Are there any well-paying jobs outside of the typical jobs that are listed on this forum? I assume that most people outside these jobs get middle-class income for most of their careers? I've seen so many people talk about stuff like on different financial career forums (like Reddit has an r/Financi...
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Excel lifestyleDoes anyone else feel like they live in excel? Like all day everyday it seems like it never stops. ...
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Don't compare yourself to others - Conformist attitude?I understand why people say don't compare yourself to others, there are billions of others in this world and inevitably there are going to be people better than you. However, in order to truly be best you have to do just that, there is a reason we compare companies with others. We want to see how t...
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Realistic dream car Wondering what yalls realistic dream car is and what do you drive now? Plan on driving in the future? I'm currently driving a '13 scion FR-S. Nothing special, but has pretty good gas mileage and is fun enough to drive until I can level up. Realistic dream car and what I plan on driving in the futu...
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Two things in life are certain: Death and HR is incompetentSorry for the rant, but HR keeps amazing me with how incompetent they are. So I will start this summer FT and have to deal with HR a lot. They never fail to amaze me with disorganized they are. It started with the FT contract, which we received more than a month later than they told us we would get...
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How Many Of You Wanted Investment Banking, But Ended Up Elsewhere?Saw the same question on Reddit and thought it'd be better placed here. ***So - where did you end up going and why? Were you unable to land IB? Got a better location/work life balance? changed priorities? Realized you just didn't want it?***...
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Adjusting to Adulthood: Success Anxiety, Jealousy of Sucessful Classmates, and feeling stuck. I know my ass will get chewed out in here, and I will be told to stop my bitching, put my big boy pants, and act like a man. However, writing in here offers me some catharsis and allows my inner me to lift some weight off my shoulders. I don't think I'm depressed, I just think that I'm a lost 2...
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What's on your desk? What's on your desk? During my visit in one bank I passed through funny and interesting desks... So just out of curiosity, what's on your desk? ...
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Anyone Churn Credit Cards?Looking for real insight if this form of arbitrage pays off. What Is Credit Card Churning? Many credit card issuers offer great signup bonuses. New cardholders earn a big bonus for spending a certain amount within a certain timeframe — usually the first 90 days of opening the credit card. The mo...
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Investment banking by Joshua Rosenbaum and Joshua PearlIs the book 'Investment Banking' by Joshua Rosenbaum and Joshua Pearl a good book to read? Currently in undergrad at a semi target and I'm looking for great books to read and learn more. I'm open to more suggestions....
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University of Chicago (for a non prep school student)I’m going to get straight to the point. How do I get in? Any major is fine. I’m entering my sophomore year, have a 3.92 GPA and 1580 SAT. I’m in the school newspaper (beats editor and public relations manager), Model UN (outstanding delegate at SCMUN and Berkeley MUN), math and science club (1...
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Should I live in San Francisco or Santa Monica/West LA?Hi all, I got a promotion at my management consulting gig, for which they want me to move to one of our California offices. I can choose between San Francisco and Santa Monica. | I'm currently living in the D.C. suburbs in Northern Virginia. I like being around people who are smart, but also well ...
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Best media for keeping up on Wall Street/Trading/IB?So I’m a freshman in college. I intend to pursue the investment banking internships next year. I realize that I have become sufficiently informed on various topics like sports through podcasts, daily Facebook videos, News, etc. Preferably on Investment Banking, but really Wall Street in general, d...
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The movie Boiler Roomis so underrated. Even my doctor friend thought it was amazing, unlike the movies it quotes, which may be for a Wall St. audience only....
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How Purdue Pharma Hooked America on a Deadly Drug[Interesting article](https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2018/06/purdue-pharma-hooked-america-deadly-drug.html) about the company that developed OxyContin. Some parts of the article: [quote] "...Purdue executives told sales staff at a launch meeting that OxyContin “was non-habit forming,” accordi...
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Are there any long-term and high paying jobs out there?Hey everyone, I've been thinking about this for a bit and while this question may be dumb, I'm going to ask it anyways. Generally, when you think of the typical high paying careers it's either: Finance, Law, Medicine or Tech. From what I've been reading here, it seems finance is more of a temporar...
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Is America really a meritocracy?I just finished reading the book Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs (Princeton University Press), which was written by Lauren Rivera, a professor at the Kellogg School of Management. She spent time in the recruiting process at several elite consulting/banking firms to research into how soci...
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What would you do? (not ibanking)Just curious, I'm not really sure what the right location for this would be, so I figured OT is the way to go. The reason I'm posting this on a forum full of ibankers is because you guys are probably the most qualified to answer this, and won't give me room temperature IQ answers like "INVEST IN BRO...
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The Number 2 School for Graduating CEOs (it's not Harvard, MIT, or Wharton)The [number 2 school for graduating CEOs is Penn State](https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/19/the-no-2-school-for-graduating-ceos-is-penn-state-not-harvard-or-mit.html). Who else is surprised? The list: 1. Stanford 2. Penn State 3. Harvard Business School 4. Cal Berkeley 5. MIT 6. Stanford Business Scho...
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Puerto Rico - Real Estate and LifestyleInitially, I was going to ask in the real estate section, but I figured I'd have better luck here. (a) Has anyone in this fine community is from or has lived in Puerto Rico? (b) What do people think of real estate there? ...
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Ranking the Douchiest People You Will Meet On Wall Street by Where They Went To Undergrad**Update:** See the Non-Target Edition here. The HPY Kiss Ass: Imagine this: The entire analyst class has to sit through an hour long information session with the Compliance team. There is really no need for this, other than the fact that every other important group at your firm got to present to ...
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Gaming mouse shortcut keys, which one should I assignHello everyone, title says it all, bought a beast of a gaming mouse (Logitec G602) and have 11 keys to assign to specific actions - for PPT and Excel, those of you who use gaming mouses for modeling & formatting purposes, what are the shortcuts you saved? ...
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Home Office Set-up? As an incoming PE associate, wondering what home office set-up those in the industry use (e.g. monitors, keyboard, laptop, etc.). Any guidance and insight would be much appreciated. Thank you!...
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Who will win the FIFA World Cup 2018?Who will won FIFA 2018? * Germany * Brazil * Portugal * France * Uruguay * Argentina * England * Spain * Mexico * Belgium * Colombia * Croatia * Sweden * Egypt * Poland * Australia * Senegal * Iran * Japan * South Korea * Saudi Arabia * Nigeria * Costa ...
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Was XXXTentation's Death a Ruse?Firstly, in [this video](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRBvnnOAH7I), he talks about how he might "die a tragic death..." Next, his [album sales skyrocketed](https://www.forbes.com/sites/bryanrolli/2018/06/19/xxxtentacion-album-sales-skyrocket-following-death/#5c0a3e7a3d1b) more than 700,000% foll...
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Anthony Bourdain. The man who inspired me to live truly free of contraints. Is dead.I will never forget watching his first episode(s) of Parts Unknown on CNN. This was back in 2013, just around the time when I and my peers were engaged in the drudgery known as the job search. It was then that I knew being in a cubicle would mean certain (emotional and physical) death. Seeing Bou...
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Who has a tattoo?I'm so sure that some of you have hidden tattoos. Last thread I see on this is 6 years old. What do you have, where, what's your occupation?...
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Tesla stock on fire I know Tesla’s stock has been on fire, but with one of their actual cars bursting into flames, does anyone else see tremendous downside in this stock? I mean, Elon’s a genius and all, one of the best out-of-the-box thinkers of our generation and gets tons of chicks, but the guy doesn’t seem t...
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Where are the Diced Bankers?Hey guys, so I’m a non target who recently got an offer at a (Blair,Lokey,Jefferies) for 2019. I wrestled in high school and have always loved lifting and staying in shape. I’m a little worried about what my banking schedule is gonna be like next year and where I’ll be able to fit lifting in. ...
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IB Books - Debt/LevFinHello fellow Monkeys, I am currently trying to build my own collection of finance related books. I am currently looking at "A Pragmatist's Guide to Leveraged Finance: Credit Analysis for Bonds and Bank Debt" and would appreciate if anyone has it in PDF. I can probably help with few of the books I ...
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Bed Sheets: Best type.Hey -- So I recently balled out and got some fancy sheets from Frette because everyone talks about how amazing they are. Let me tell you, they're not that soft and comfy... more like the paper on the table at the doctor's office. What are some suggestions for awesome sheets?...
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High School HedgieSo I read a week or two ago that a 17 year old kid on his way to Wharton started his own hedge fund while he was in high school… kudos to the kid. But a couple of weird things: -The article also said that he’s CURRENTLY studying for his Series 65 exam… don’t you need to pass this first bef...
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Calling all Excel WizardsHi guys, UPDATE: Guys, I have attached the spreadsheet. I am really close. The problem I am having is when I enter the ticker into concentrationt tracker spreadsheet (A3) it does not automatically update on the demo sheet unless I press enter. Maybe one of you can figure out how to make it work. ...
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Las Vegas 2018Fellow Monkeys, I am going on a Vegas trip in a few weeks and I wanted to share some advice on what to do and what NOT to do in Sin City. LV is my annual escape from the office and I’ve been burned hard while enjoying what the city has to offer. I don’t want any of you to waste your hard earned ...
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Where will Amazon have HQ2? Any updates beyond the top 20?I've heard its between Austin, DC, Boston, Raleigh, and a couple others. Has anyone heard differently?...
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Any experiecnces w/ Escorts?I've been out of luck in relationships recently, and the same girls I've been chatting up have lost interest in me. I haven't gotten laid in probably 1.5+ years. I want to get laid but I know buying an escort won't feel the same. I wouldn't be able to foreplay or do anything with this woman for ob...
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Car companies hate him: you won't BELIEVE who's going bankrupt Tesla just [laid off 9% of its workforce(https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/12/17454004/elon-musk-tesla-layoffs-restructuring). Is this the beginning of the end? Has our lord and savior Elon Musk FAILED? Is Tesla finally going BANKRUPT? ...
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6/18/18 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming Meet Ups, Podcasts, Webinars & Webinar Rewinds: Podcast: Hack The Entrepreneur -- John Nastor -- 6/19/18 Dallas WSO Meet Up - Thur June 21st, 730-10pm Rewind - Private Equity Case - Burger King Franchise (ECF, CCF, Valuation) + Q&A – 12am ET, 6/23/18 Posts of the W...
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SociopathHey guys, In your experiences, have you often encountered individuals with sociopathic behaviors or tendencies/beliefs who wanted to pursue finance, especially high finance? I have always wondered why the media and society vilify those who only think about their desires and lifestyles, albeit at t...
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Harvard's racism against Asian-American applicantsThe empirical data supporting the view that colleges hold Asian-American applicants to higher standards has always been compelling. However, a major problem was that we were unable to look at internal data and reports from the schools themselves. But a federal judge in Boston ordered Harvard to disc...
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Have an accounting question? I can help you. Hi WSO, I've been a practicing accountant for over 5 years and headed to an M7 B school in a few months. I do get a kick out of helping people with accounting questions as it pertains to their IB work, so wanted to create a thread that could hopefully become a repository of knowledge for everyone. ...
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PrideWhat are you proud of? Your sexuality? Great, Fine, I am too. But why do you need a parade to flaunt it? Furthermore, why do gay men have to flaunt their shirtless bodies on the pride parade like they are in a Sex Shop or working for Chippendale’s. If you want people to accept you for who you ...
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AT&Ts Purchase of Time Warner is Legal. Thoughts?Today a federal judge ruled that AT&T can proceed with its planned acquisition of Time Warner. This win in one of the biggest antitrust cases in recent decades is big for AT&T. It is possible that this acquisition will trigger more media mergers. Other companies like Comcast, who is planning to buy...
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IB - imo the best way to quit smokingUsed to smoke ~ half a pack a day until i started working in Investment Banking. Has anyone of you also found it incredibly easy to quit once you started working long hours and get involved at work? IMO it's actually one of the few upsides of working long hours and being very busy, as it completely ...
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Career Advice: The Top 8 Best Travel JobsIf you want a stable job with predictable income, you would go for the first kind. Here at career advice, we shall look for some options from both categories in a list for travelling job: 1. Flight Attendant: In this role you might able to travel various destinations, depending on the airline. How...
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What's the smartest thing a recent graduate can do with the money they earn from their first job/bonus? Just curious what the brilliant minds of WSO have to say about this. Obviously it's a good idea to pay down debt and not spend your money on a sports car, but also given the current interest rate environment - maybe it makes sense to pay down school debt slowly and invest all disposable income into ...
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Charting Large Data Sets in ExcelBoss at my summer job wants a set of data on a group of 15 comps put into charts that are aesthetic/presentable. I'm starting to think that it's just not possible. The issue is that the data is quarterly since 2000, there are 15 companies populating the chart, the majority of the comps are very si...
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London Credit Cards - AdviceAfternoon monkeys, Incoming first year Analyst in London + long time lurker, first time poster. Currently looking for a credit card and would appreciate everybody's two cents on the matter to avoid future regrets. Provided the incoming slavery, I dont believe reward scheme-based cards are the way t...
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Escorts in ShanghaiJust curious for those readers from Shanghai, what is the going rate for an hour with an escort nowadays? I received a call on the room phone in the Hotel I am staying in (escorts basically call every room hoping to get a guy on the line) Anyways it is an escort who was surprised I answered in Engl...
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World Cup 2018Who is going to win the World Cup in 2018? Will Messi get his world cup championship or will Ronaldo?...
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Does "at a valuation of X" in articles etc. mean pre- or post-money valuation?Short question as the title says: If you read about VC investments in articles or other sources and it says "VC X invested 10 million in Company Y at a valuation of 100 million", does that mean a pre- or post money valuation of 100 million?...
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How Does it Feel to Know that You are Dumber than the Financiers who Came Before YouNew [research published this week](https://www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2018-06-14/study-people-are-getting-dumber) examining the IQ scores of men born between 1962 and 1991 has found that scores increased between 62 and 75, but have been dropping steadily since. How does it feel to k...
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Is Happiness On The Street Possible? See AM ForumFriends, I posted on this topic in the AM forum last week. A respondent suggested I post it here. Check it out if you are curious. Interested in any comments. Thanks, MJW...
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Do you Support Trumps Tweeting Habits I was surprised when I saw a headline earlier today on CNBC (link)stating that 69% of Americans called Trumps twitter habit a bad thing. Not that I really believe the accuracy of these polls after everything that happened in 2016, but does this strong of a majority of people disagree with his tweeti...
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Highschool/college friendships after graduation.I know there has been posts similar to this before but I wanted to see if there was anyone else out there with new experiences or stories to share. How has the relationships you had with friends in high school and college lasted over your career? I would really be interested to hear from those of yo...
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Why do we keep old people around?Back before the internet and modern digital age, it was understandable. Old people could pass down tips of wisdom and general life lessons they amassed over their long lives. Everything from basic knowledge (such as apple seeds being poisonous) to insight into the local community (such as the best...
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Million Dollar Listing New York?I have been watching the show for a while now, anyone else watch the season premier? Any thoughts/opinions?...
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Breaking into Oil&GasI have a question for you monkeys I would like to work in O&G hedge funds, trading or at least transactions (ie M&A). My dream is to work in Dallas or Houston but due to my nationality guess could be hard, so London/Paris/Frankfurt or Milan are fine as well. Actually I'm working as FP&A intern in...
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The Bitcoin Founder?Who is this guy? No one knows who he really is, but according to Wiki: [quote]As of 24 May 2017, Nakamoto is believed to own up to roughly one million bitcoins,[4] with a value estimated at approximately $4 billion USD as of September 2017."[/quote] So an unknown person is sitting around sipping...
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Avicii DeadCan't tell you how many times I listened to Avicii mixes while jamming on models. Good luck to all future analysts without the help of great music to come. RIP...
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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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What car should I buy?OK, so according to my parents I "still have my communion money" (I do, minus what I lost on Global Crossing) My GF recently blew up the tranny on my old Jeep. That means I need a new car. Prestige is a non-factor (thank you Manhattan) I Take the train to work, what should I buy for occasional use...
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Dealing with Envy & Anxiety?**Background:** I recently graduated with a master's degree in Neuroscience, and have only just realised that I hate academia. I am now considering doing some finance exams over the next year while I work a random job. I am also working on a side business (that's the real goal). However, I'm findin...
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Investment/Life AdviceHey guys just had a hypothetical question to ask. Suppose you had inherited over 1M dollars (just in liquid financial assets) from family and you were in your 20s-30s at the time. You also had a house to live in within the U.S. (no mortgage) and had an equity share in overseas real estate in India...
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Do you hang with the team after work?Currently a sophomore in college interning at a smaller firm. The youngest guys at the firm besides me are ~10 years older than me. It's a pretty chill environment, but I was wondering if it's normal to be spending time with the team after work (I'm not really looking to stay on, they know I'm recru...
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European - Things to do in NY during trainingHi All, Was wondering if anyone had some good recommendations on things to do whilst in NY during July. Any particular restaurants/bars you would recommend booking a table at (not necessarily super expensive, but just nice, well-known)? Any activities you might recommend? Weekend plans - any n...
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Trump Vs Kim = amazing I thought it be tired of winning, but I’m not. It is amazing. Seditious “Americans” - feel free to hate on our dear leader. MAGA 4 Eva...
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Martial ArtsAre you guys into martial arts? If yes, which one? I don't really have the time anymore but I loved it (Karate and Hapkido), great for keeping fit and less boring than just running and pumping iron. Maybe I'll see if I can return to Hapkido or start w/ Krav Maga. ...
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Billions: Season Finale ThoughtsI understand being upset Taylor set up their own shop... but contemplating killing them for it... seems a bit much. Thoughts? Also, the thought that a Russian billionaire like Grigor Andolov would bother to learn the proper pronouns to address Taylor seems like a stretch. ...
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Consultants and Great Entrepreneurial AchievementsConsulting business is growing with high importance and acceptable in every manner in business world almost all the entrepreneurs and companies once have had the consultancy services and such services helped them achieve big. [Read more](http://blog.microagility.com/consultants-great-entrepreneuria...
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Anyone here ever got a real cash(money) tip while working in finance? (Not a paycheck)I am not talking about bonuses that you get in a paycheck. I am not asking about non-finance jobs.(Like if you were a waiter and got a cash tip) I am asking if anyone here, while working in a business attire suit in the office got a cash tip from someone because they were really impressed with your...
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Car in NYC?Been living in NYC for almost 5 years now and its really starting to get on my nerves. I find myself gridlocked here most weekends unless I have plans, and even then its such an ordeal to get out of the city that sometimes I dont even want to bother. That worked through my Analyst years but now that...
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GET GMAT/PTE AUSTRALIA - IELTS/TOEFL WITHOUT EXAMS IN USA/UK (ieltscert237 at yahoo dot com) Order IELTS, TOELF, PTE, GMAT, GRE, NEBOSH, FLE (watsapp: +16468770890) Ready to live, work or study abroad? Book your IELTS test Now with IDP IELTS (Skype: ielts cert). Hi Friends, We can help you obtain high scores in IELTS/TOELF, FLE, ETS, GMAT, GRE, ESOL, TOEIC, CELTA/DELTA, PTE, OET, TESOL...
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Your favorite financier from the pastHi all, This entertaining post is for the history and financial history monkeys out there. What is your favorite financier of the past and why? Most of us have read about the Weinbergs and Rohatyns of the past but I'd like to hear about the less known but equally inspiring figures of the 20th cent...
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How much sleep do you needCurrently a college student and i find i actually need a lot of sleep. Even when i get 8 hours i still wake up exhausted, which makes me shit scared of banking. Anybody else have/had this problem? How do you get over this damn burden?...
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Bankers Predicting World Cup Finalists... Using Economics?Analysts at banks from all over the world have been using [economic theory (portfolio theory, efficient markets, etc.) to predict who will win the 2018 Fifa World Cup](https://www.ft.com/content/9ce1425c-6caf-11e8-852d-d8b934ff5ffa): [quote] A multinational team of analysts at Nomura, the Japanese ...
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Personal finance?Can we kick-off and keep afloat a thread about personal finance for non-dummies? I would love to be able to discuss intermediate-beginner issues like basic tax optimization, best services for moderate-net-worth individuals etc. For starters, who do you bank with and why? I have been with TD for a w...
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How to pay for private messaging on WSO?Due to recent changes to the site, you have to pay to send more than 2 private messages per day. Can someone please direct me to the page where I can pay?...
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College kiddos are disillusioned by college degrees -- surprise?According to a [recent WSJ/NBC survey](https://www.wsj.com/articles/americans-losing-faith-in-college-degrees-poll-finds-1504776601), a staggering estimate of 47% young Americans feel that a college degree is not worth it compared to a 49% who do. *That* is a pretty close divide which is probably so...
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HeadsetsWhat headsets do you guys use? I'm usually on the phone 4 - 6+ hours a day and kind of want something to replace my aging Plantronics headset. It's super lightweight and has ridiculous range, which I love, but audio quality isn't amazing....
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Just Watched Survivors Guide to PrisonWoke up at 2AM and couldn't fall back asleep so I watched this. I've avoided prison shows like the plague for the last 5 years, but was compelled to check this out for some reason. Don't know what to make of it or what my take-aways are but wanted to write through it. The documentary explores how fu...
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6/11/18 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming Meet Ups, Podcasts, Webinars & Webinar Rewinds: Podcast: Be A Doer -- Chris Powers -- 6/12/18 Podcast: Hack The Entrepreneur -- John Nastor -- 6/19/18 To Summers Hitting The Desks Monday V2 by @DCF_king". 6 SB’s. ...
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Are the Conditions at Foxconn Worse than Other FactoriesThis [recently published article](http://money.cnn.com/2018/06/10/news/amazon-china-workers/index.html?section=money_topstories) about Foxconn alleges [quote] "Amazon's profits have come at the expense of workers who labor in appalling working conditions and have no choice but to work excessive ove...
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Firms Still Sponsoring TN1 VisaLooking to compile a list of firms that are sponsoring Canadians in their incoming FT class with the TN1 visa. I understand some firms are choosing to no longer do so. Would appreciate if any current FTs or incoming FTs can share how their firms are dealing with Canadian analysts...
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Would you still do it?Hey all, I was just curious. If IB/PE/HF didn’t pay so good, would you still do it? If money is the only desire, there are easier ways to make $120k a year. Just curious on everyone’s take ...
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Tesla - Elon's Crumbling Field of DreamsKey points of the short thesis are as follows: (i) Tesla are not good operators and are not good at manufacturing cars which will hamper their ability to scale; (ii) Autonomous driving is a potential threat to all OEMs; (iii) Electric Vehicles have structural medium-term cost impediments; (iv) Tesla...
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I Made a Finance/Consulting Parody Clothing Brand!Hey everyone! (I'm not sure if this kind of content is allowed, so please let me know if it isn't) A lot of my friends are in finance/consulting at my college (Wharton) and I figured a fun way to learn more about clothing startups and marketing is to make a parody brand. It's called Superday and ...
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The PC diversity non-sense is getting out of handHi Ladies and Gentlemen... I just have to get this off my chest. This post is addressed to MDs/Senior EDs if there are any. Others can contribute obviously. What the hell is going on seriously with this inclusiveness/diversity bullshit/ PC non-sense ? I am properly tired and disgusted by all this cr...
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What the Hell is Going on in BritainLondon's walking and cycling commissioner believes that cyclists in the city are too [white, male, and middle class](https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/cycling-london-uk-sadiq-khan-bikes-race-class-gender-a8367916.html). He was considering setting diversity targets for London's cycling ...
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How To Earn A Higher SalaryCareer advice on how to earn a good salary: 1. Job switch: To do this you need to do job hopping and switch jobs. Job switching can be one of the fastest ways to get a big pay rise and that too quite faster. You might be happy with your current company but you could lose opportunities if you becom...
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I constantly read that data science and economics go hand in hand and can pave a pathway for a career in investment banking.I constantly read that data science and economics go hand in hand and can pave a pathway for a career in investment banking (and many other fields). But economics is a broad topic, and I am unsure about whether people are referring to econometrics or just standard economics. I am a 1st-year universi...
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How To Get Hired In Start-upStart-ups usually have lots of work pressures and stakeholders and make sure they have the right people. With very fewer resources, many people do not opt to take up a job there. But there are a few start-up job boards where you find job opportunities. A unique aspect of start-up recruitment is that...
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What are some of your favourite/must read books?I am currently in the process of reading/finishing these books: -Talent is Overrated -Art of War -The 48 Laws of Power What are some other books that you guys recommend be on everybody's book list? ...
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How do you keep up reading?Feel like I have really let myself go not reading for quite some time, while I have a pile of books that are on my to read list. It is just so much easier to start up netflix at night and watch some show till you go to sleep versus pickup up a book. For you regular readers out there: How do you st...
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Career Advice: Things You Should Not To Tell Your BossThough the stereotypical image of the boss is changing and several of them are trying to be more casual with their subordinates, yet some boundaries must not be crossed. A boss might be kind, friendly and outgoing but remember by the end of the day he or she would decide your promotion and appraisal...
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Vaping at the Office?Pictures of 'Hardos' and 'Hardesses' showing off their Juul's and other vapes have been prevalent on the Finance Instagram accounts for awhile. For those who vape, does your office let you take a puff at your desk? What flavour keeps you going through the day and night?...
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Can someone explain facetime to me?I will be starting SA Program soon and I've heard about facetime through coffee chat and I just wanted some more information on it. 1. Is it still prevalent? I don't mind working long hours but I am still curious about it 2. Is it standard across all banks? 3. What do you personally do as a SA du...
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