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Annihilation; Let's Talk About It. *(Insignificant Spoilers Alert)*I just saw this masterpiece alone at 2PM today. IMO, this movie was essentially a Sci-Fi Thriller with terror and intellectual provocation in the mix. Very enjoyable, and left me wanting more. I would expect nothing less from the director of Ex Machina. Not very often do we get high budget (granted...
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San Francisco sucksit's expensive as hell out here, like seriously, even fast food is at least a dollar more here than on the other side of the bay, and you have to pay a lot for a shitty place to live, parking sucks because you have to pay for it a lot of places, then there's a whole bunch of uptight SJW liberals, th...
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Ends in 5 hours! WSO Contest 2/15/18 - 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 givea...
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Don't Be That Guy/Girl When Reaching OutNot too long ago, I was an undergrad. Reaching out to people that I have never met. Praying and hoping that they would perhaps read my Linkedin message and respond. In this process, I learned what rejection felt like but also met a ton of people across the different segments of finance and was lucky...
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Relocation PackagesI am planning on relocating to San Francisco from NY in a little over a month and am in the process of discussing my relocation package. Can anyone provide some insight into industry norms with regards to what to expect? I have heard that something around $10k and a month in corp housing is fairly...
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2/26/2018 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming Meet ups, Podcasts, Webinars & Webinar Rewinds: Podcast: ​Behind the Curtain – Dropping out of Wharton for YC -- ​Ronald -- 2/27/2018 Webinar: Resume prep for Private Equity interviews -- 7pm ET, 3/5/18 Don't Be That Guy/Girl When Reaching Out by @TripleActingTr...
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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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All Inclusive vacation recommendationsHi all, Does anyone have any recommendation for a nice all inclusive resort? I was looking Punta-Cana, Bahamas, or Jamaica. Thanks!...
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Text PhotoI want to text a company a photo and then the reply be: What size would you like this photo? a) 8.5 x 11 b) 4 x 6 c) 5 x 7 d) Other ---- I text back c), confirm, then physical photo is sent to me via snail mail. Someone make this company so I can use it and 10% equity for idea creation, thanks....
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Any internationals on H1B/ I-140?I recently ran into some major issues. My H1B extension got denied (I still have around 5 months left) while my I-140 is still pending. The issue that H1B extension got denied was that USCIS doesnt seem to think that Bachelors in Physics + CFA makes me qualified for my current job (equity research)...
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Should a student in college ever be lending his parents money?Kinda feel embarrassed. Have been lending my parents thousands for basic stuff. College doesn't cost me a dime, and I have a part time job. Have you lent your parents money as someone who isn't even out of college? They are also super religious, and are on top of me to do prayers and all that junk. ...
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Ethical Dilemma: Banks and Investment Firms Questioning Ties with NRA/Gun MakersA little over a week since the Parkland Shooting, several companies have suddenly decided to cut ties with the NRA: [quote]Since Thursday, a wave of companies -- including United and Delta airlines, Metlife and six car rental brands -- have abandoned the National Rifle Association. They've pulled d...
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Should I buy a house in London?Guys, thinking of buying a house in London and leveraging the governments help to buy (I would own 25% of a 600k GBP house and pay rent on the 75%. I think were due for a housing market correction though. Dont want to buy then lose half the value of the house after Brexit. Whats everyones take?...
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Baseball Season Almost Here, Thoughts/Predictions?All baseball fans: Looking forward to the start of the season here soon? What a weird offseason, though things are starting to pick up now that Hosmer/Darvish/JD Martinez have all signed. As a Mariners fan, not getting Ohtani was such a bummer, and the Angels getting him made it even worse. Haha. A...
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Best Alcohol GiftI need to find a bottle of booze to give to someone as a huge thank you for something professional they did for me.. My budget is under $750. What do you think is a good bottle (not most expensive, but best)? Also does anyone know the best way to score Pappy?...
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Leave job for new VC firm?Hello everyone, I recently graduated from a prestigious MBA program and landed a job as a senior product marketing manager at HP with a decent salary and bonus, at least enough to satisfy me (I came from a poor background). However, after networking and meeting many great people in the Silicon V...
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Barcelona Recs?Looking to take a week off sometime in May and travel. Have been thinking about Barcelona, and was wondering if anyone has recommendations such as what part of the city to stay in (or even a good hotel recommendation), or things to do/avoid? I will be traveling with my girlfriend (f*ck me right) so ...
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Officer at Florida Shooting FAILED to do his Job. What if it happened at YOUR workplace?What is the point of hiring security personnel if they are too afraid to act when there is a need for action? The [news](https://www.wsj.com/articles/officer-at-florida-school-waited-outside-instead-of-confronting-shooter-sheriff-says-1519341298) reported that the on-campus police officer at the Par...
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We eat what we kill.Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted on 4/30/10. To see all of our top content from the past, click here. The following e-mail has been going around on the Street recently. I thought I might share it: We are Wall Street. It's our job to make money. Whether it's a ...
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Travel Advice/Info (Rewards, Airlines, etc.) Request... I've had to do quite a bit of traveling for work, and my boss had me sign up for AA's Advantage Program when he realized that I hadn't been subscribing to any rewards programs, and I just recently hit Gold status. Now I haven't had any time to sort through my options from here so if any of your...
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How to speak intelligentlyhey everyone, just wondering how do you guys get good at answering questions. When I make presentations at school, I often anticipate questions and draft answers to them before the presentation. I then memorize them and spit them out when someone asks about them. No problems so far. The issue I ha...
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Buying Junk Debt PortfoliosHi! Does anyone know anything about buying junk debt portfolios? I was thinking of buying something for say $15K to $50K in face value at 7-10 cents on the dollar, and then sending it off to a collection agency, which works on a contingency-only basis. Obviously the debt would be recent (so it adh...
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Canary in the coal mineI'm of the contrarian type and think that 2018 will be the year we see a major correction. I feel that china may be the canary in the coal mine indicating the drop is coming so of course I've been manifest destiny-ing my prediction by focusing on negative issues with the country. This one seems to h...
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How much do you give your parents per month?Title. How much of your salary do you contribute to your family? What percentage do you feel is a suitable number for someone starting work? ...
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Is it possible not to get sucked into the finance lifestyle?Let's say my goal is to put in my years in finance, and (truly) cash out and leave by the time I'm 40, to live a normal, middle class family life with ironclad financial security. This means I'll have to keep my costs low and live like a normal person during this time. This means I marry someone w...
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CryptocrashI got in at a time where this crash erased all of my gains. Not in the red though so I'm happy about that, I imagine there will be some sort of rebound now. What are you guys' thoughts of today's crash? is it permanent? or is it just the wild reality of owning crypto currencies right now?...
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How much do you value education vs. GPA?Hi all, I'm currently a junior majoring in finance at a state school, incoming IB SA. Today I had an elderly Chinese professor call me lazy for only doing one major. Doing one major has given me the free time to do a boutique M&A internship during the school year, and I'll admit has allowed me to ...
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Balancing the Balance Sheet My BS is out, major line items reconcile so problem must be prepayments and accruals which are estimates. What can I do? ...
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Turning down Goldman Sachs Special Situations offer to work at a 5 man hedge fund is their still time to go back?I received a offer from the GS SSG with a high base salary and bonus but I didnt go through with it because I thought I can go big with a 5 man $3mm hedge fund (I was the head analyst), sad to say the least the HF imploded when the DOW dropped and it only lasted 3 weeks, we also owed $300k+. I have...
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United Airlines forces a peacock to give up seat on flight (yes, you read that right)Lmao, so some chick was denied a seat for her "emotional support" animal, ***a peacock.*** [quote] [/quote] Apparently, the peacock was "halted in the lobby" and did not meet the weight and size requirements to board the plane. I find this funny because: 1. I have seen much larger "emotional su...
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Personal pleasureHello everyone, I am curious as to whether you monkeys watch porn. Please share and discuss below if you do, to what extent you do, and whether it affects anything else in your life. Thanks (not a troll post)...
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Florida school shooter????We know his kdr was 0/17 but what were some of his other stats like his accuracy . Just wondering how good his statistics were ...
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What Are Your Favorite Wines?I don't necessarily know much about wine, but I do enjoy it and feel my pallet expanding. I also have not fully broken into banking, but I know many in the industry enjoy their wines, considering wine has always been popular. I love going out with people who know a bit about wine, so I can learn mor...
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Best Way For A College Student to Invest?As college students, I am sure that some of you may relate to the fact of looking for new ways to make a solid amount of money. Personally I have a little under $2000 and would like to get started in investing. For the experienced members on this forum, what would be some good ways to invest in the ...
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Undergraduates and successWhy undergraduates are most successful in career when compared to post graduates and master holders? ...
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The Next Bubble?I recently went on a date with an interior designer who graduated from a private school and is now carrying $200k+ in student loans. She jokingly told me that she would be in debt for the rest of her life, which is true. The scary thing is, she is not alone. Student debt has grown from roughly 9 bil...
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LSE (Msc Economic History) vs Cambridge (MPhil Modern European History)I'll probably get an offer from this two schools. I'm an History graduate with some professional experiences. I'll be very thankful for any opinions. ...
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How To Crack Your Internship Interview?Why do you choose us for internship? If you have gathered information about the company and about the profile then you will answer this question wisely. The apt answer for this question will help the interviewers know about your goal and gives them a fair chance of seeing your ability and skills for...
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Devastating articles on SFThe first article deals with the absolute filth that has taken over SF. Much of this is due to liberal policies and lax policing. The second article discusses the abysmal dating scene in the SF Bay Area. Basically if you're a single straight male, don't even think about living in SF. https://www.n...
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How do you end phone calls?As someone who strives for a life of efficiency, I find ending phone calls madly frustrating. **I tend to just hang up when the conversation reaches a natural conclusion.** Some people call back thinking their connection died. Seriously, why? We both knew the call was over. But the "thanks for y...
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London Can't Make Up Its Mind About Uber?After being banned on and off, Uber is given some flexibility in the city of London; although still being severely and ever increasingly hindered. Transport for London, the city's transport authority opened up some dialogue this past week with some developments.. [quote]London’s transport authori...
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How to network with social anxiety? I realize that networking is really important in getting a job. However, I have social anxiety which makes meeting new people really hard. I hesitate while speaking and a lot of the times what I say sounds really forced. I have always been an introvert and have struggled socially since a kid. I can...
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Clean Bandit - Addictive tunesClean Bandit - Addictive tunes Clean Bandit-the Symphony feat. Zara Larsson, it’s the song that I hear every day. I really like speeding, the singing, the melody of the song, it’s really very starved. And the whole idea of their MV is also very good. Is actually the song “gravity” with me...
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Hollywood wants to play money manager and redistribute your earningsPosing a question to WSO: what do you do when Hollywood has everyone complaining about, "rich people" getting rid of jobs and keeping all of the money to themselves? We're going to become a socialist country along the road we're currently headed. There are a few immediate issues with our current ec...
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Anyone know any Brown and Northwestern grads in real life? Are they chill?vs UMich alums? Trying to debate if they're worth an extra $7-10k a year over a UMich Ross BBA. I'm sure the actual college experience at all three will be fun as hell, just curious about differences post grad. Does NU even get much respect? Does Brown really have a "worst/weirdo Ivy" stigma?...
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Tips For Cracking Your Telephonic Interview1) Do a homework: Just look for various kinds of questions and answers that you would be shot at by the interviewer. Practice it well and try to be fluent and confident in English. The only advantage you have in this kind of an interview is invisibility. 2) Choose a good phone and a spot: You will ...
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Chicago or Charlotte/any other southern cityI live in the Midwest, so working in Chicago would be very close and convienient to move to. However, my mother who lives in Chicago is always telling me to stay the hell away and that it is too expensive and the taxes are too high. I’ve considered Charlotte and other southern cities like Austin o...
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Three Golden Strategies For Effective Project Risk ManagementHi guys, Just wanted to add that the majority of projects rarely go according to plan. Your role as a project manager or team member is to be committed to dealing with project risks by using these "[Three Golden Strategies For Effective Project Risk Management](http://blog.microagility.com/three-go...
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Russian Curler Thinks He Was Sabotaged[WSJ](https://www.wsj.com/articles/russian-curler-fails-drug-test-authorities-explore-sabotage-possibility-1519017210?mod=trending_now_5)You kidding me right now? You would think those Commies over in mother Russia would realize "Hey, we should probably not try and cheat THIS TIME". This isn't the o...
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Which internship is better- finance or commercial banking?Despite having a great GPA, and good ECs, I didn't perform so well in the internship scene because I just genuinely didn't know what I was doing and how to go about this, and by the time I figured it out it was too late. So for my junior year internship I'm between **LexisNexis finance intern or Fif...
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Oxford PE Conference Oxford Said is having a PE conference in a week or so. It's 25 quid to attend as a student+the train ticket from London. Is it worth going to?...
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Boss going to get me fired [Comment has been deleted as I don't want to be identified, but thank you everyone for the advice!] ...
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2/19/2018 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming WSO Meet Ups, Podcasts, Webinars & Webinar Rewinds: Webinar: IB & Finance Resume Advice -- 7pm ET, 2/21/18 Podcast: ​Behind the Curtain – Dropping out of Wharton for YC -- ​Ronald -- 2/27/2018 Posts of the Week: ...
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8 Ball Pool Hack Available On GameHackTips Site 8 Ball Pool Hack snooker balls are officially standardized to 52.5 mm (approximately 2 + 1/15 in) in diameter within a tolerance of plus or minus 0.05 mm (0.002 in). Standard weight is not defined, but all balls in the set must have the same weight within a tolerance of 3 g. [7] However, several g...
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Options Post Banking @ Junior VP Level?Been in banking since I was an analyst (at a BB), now at an EB. Spent a year doing something else but pay wasn't great and hated the culture so went back to banking as a reset. The money has been great at the EB, and have gotten great M&A experience without getting destroyed, but Im quickly reachi...
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Aziz Ansari becomes a victim of MeTooFirst, it goes without saying that men who actually rape or assault women or use their power to blackmail, threaten, or intimidate women into engaging in sex, are disgusting human beings who should be castrated and locked up. There is no excuse for it: period. At the same time though, an unfortuna...
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Anyone here who bought their own house/place?I will be starting as a post-MBA Associate in BB IBD. Thinking about taking the plunge with my parents help. Any advice? ...
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What are the small things your colleague you sit next to does that makes you furious? Sitting 10+ hours a day next to someone can either be a curse or a blessing. Either way, there is bound to be some trivial thing he/she does that make you want to smash your head through your keyboard. I've encountered the sneeze on their their hand then use your keyboard colleague, the low volume n...
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Sick of being Beta Studied my entire k-12 without even thinking of getting pussy because I was a 5'10" 100 lb Asian nerd. Enter lower tier Ivy League school (think, Dartmouth) and actually start hitting the gym and weights thanks to my friends. Go to 160lb and become actually good looking and social. Had a nymphomani...
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Considering Joining the Army ReservesAre any of you in the Army Reserves, and if so, do you recommend it? I am graduating this Spring and have already accepted a job that will begin in July where I anticipated I will be working 40-50 hours/week. I am considering joining the Army Reserves, preferably as an Officer since I will have a de...
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Optimal Path In CollegeHey WSO, Later this year, I’ll be heading to undergrad. I’ve been accepted early action to a fairly prestigious target school, and am now waiting on the Ivys. I’ve worked smart (and hard) in high school, and hope to continue the trend in College. And although I’m unsure as to what exactly I...
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My New Poker BookHey guys! I'm a longtime WSO reader - first time poster. I recently published a book I wrote which was inspired by my experiences as a high-stakes poker player. The book is a first person fiction narrative - I really think you guys would like it. You don't need to like poker (or understand it) to e...
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Finance recruiting at UC schools?Hey everyone, There is a lack of information out there in regards to finance recruiting for the UC (University of California) schools. I would like some input about how much of a non-target the UCs are other than UC Berkeley and UCLA. Obviously, they don't place much to east coast offices but what ...
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Drug DealingHas anyone ever been or considered becoming a drug dealer? Feel like doing it on the side for a year or two and then getting out would be reasonably doable (obviously still extremely risky, just not 100% chance of getting caught)....
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UPenn Hedge Fund Manager Interview: "How bout that Gucci Pump?"Was browsing reddit and saw this post. Not sure if it's a shitpost or a true story but i'd like to believe it's real. I know some of you guys will enjoy this - it's hilarious lol. [quote]So I was having an interview for Penn and it was going well. I showed up 5 minutes early, bonded with my intervi...
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What are you giving up for lent? When I give up things for Lent, I don't take that lightly. I'm giving it up for God, I'm not going to just "cave" after a day or even after a while. I once gave up using the internet for Lent, and it was hard, yeah. However, it's so fulfilling to know that I have the self-control to give up things t...
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Why doesn't the media label school-shooters as terrorists?Seems like time, and time again they are always labeled as "mentally-ill." Any reason why the media does this? Why can't we call them terrorists along with the Las Vegas, and Texas-Church shooter?...
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So...how are you liking those tax cuts so far (lol)The majority of taxes haven't been filed and refunds haven't even been issued yet, but prices across many sectors have already started going up (gas, Disney, housing, food, liquor, entertainment...and much more to follow)... The only prices that have lowered are in the stock market due to the Dow v...
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How to Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile?**1) Your Profile Should Be Complete :** If you are using LinkedIn profile you would have noticed a little prompt at the top for filling up your details about your professional life. Consider your profile like a resume. It is very clear that you will not send job applications with only previous job...
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Escort vs wife vs girlfriendI recently had a conversation with one of the associates from my summer stint at BB. We talked about relationships vs casual encounters vs escorts. Here is how he saw it (and it kind of made sense to me). Your thoughts? Escort: no emotional baggage, you can always pick a gorgeous looking girl to b...
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How To Answer “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job”?Among several interview questions, this is one such tricky one and you need to be wise in your outlook. To know more on how to answer this question, keep reading this blog to answer why you left your last job. It could be that you are leaving under odd circumstances and don’t want to share the en...
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Trump's Infrastructure PlanAnyone read the infrastructure plan? What are you thoughts on having state and local governments foot the bill, and relaxing the approval process for large projects? Amtrak is clearly a joke as it currently exists, and is in need of major improvements. https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/...
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WSO New York Happy Hour: Thursday, 2/22, 7:00pm @48 LoungeHappy Valentine's Day, monkeys! WSO New York has its February Happy Hour scheduled! Note the new location, we are spreading the monkey troop around Manhattan! Join us for cocktails and socializing to take the edge off. It's very nice to return to this spot after a prolonged absence, so let's keep ...
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Does Greek Life matter after college?Will a girl ever ask if you were in a fraternity in any situation post-graduation? It came up in a discussion with a fellow female SA one time, but we were both in college so its different....
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New Graduate, Sticky Situation. Please help. Monkeys, I made a throw away account to stay anonymous. Sorry if this is against the rules but I have been put into an odd situation at my job and am really unsure on how to navigate and could really use some advice from the experienced monkeys. To start I have been at my job for around t...
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LA Lakers Trade, Let's talk about itThe Lakers trade Clarkson and Nance for Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye, and a protected first rounder. Who won the trade? As a Lakers fan obviously I think this a win for us. We free up cap space for this summer. Kuzma and Randle will get more playing time. And the first round pick is extremely valu...
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Can you go without a car in Philadelphia?I currently live in a small-midsize city (think Denver/Minneapolis/Portland). I chose to live without a car and it's been a pain in the ass. Going forward, living in a city that has the infrastructure to get around more efficiently and to a larger area with public transit is important. Is Philadelph...
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Do You Recycle?Got a story to share. But first, wondering what the consensus is regarding recycling in the year 2018....
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Obama's birth certificate is fakeIt is official, Barack Obama's birth certificate was forged. We do not know who he is. And the media doesnt care. Was the Kony phenomenon created to take fire away from the fact that Obama is not an American citizen? http://english.pravda.ru/opinion/columnists/07-03-2012/120708-arizona_sheriff_oba...
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Buy bad debtsWe are an outsourcing BPO. We are currently having medical leads generation and solar lead generation process. We want to start collection process as well in US. Can anyone help me out and tell from where can we get bad debt data on cheap rates....
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Be True to Yourself**Be True to Yourself** That anxiety thread had me thinking. Parts of anxiety will arise in periods where you are not true to yourself. So be true to yourself. If you believe in hookers and blow, and do hookers and blow, you will be quite content as you believe in hookers and blow. However, if yo...
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Joining a Business Fraternity at UC Berkeley?I am a freshman looking to join a business fraternity next semester, and wanted to see people's thoughts. I am extremely interested in investment banking, and I was particularly interested in joining one. I heard from one of my friends that DSP sends a lot of people to Top Tier Investment Banks, and...
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2/12/2018 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming WSO Meet Ups, Podcasts, Webinars & Webinar Rewinds: Webinar: PE Case - Paper LBO Best Practices -- 7pm ET, 2/13/18 Financial Modeling Boot Camp -- New York City, 2/21-2/23 Posts of the Week: ...
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Should the Federal Reserve be Independent of political influence?Pretty straight forward question. Should the federal reserve be independent? I'd like to hear opinions for each side....
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I think i am having a quarter life crisis - help...So I'm sitting around on a Sunday typing up notes from a management meeting I was at last week and I've realized... I have zero skills. I followed the same path that so many monkeys on WSO idolize: graduated summa with a degree in econ from an ivy league school, spent two years at a BB and am 18 m...
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Summer opportunities for 17 year old So im currently a hs senior(got into a top 30 semitarget, still waiting on a couple more schools). I really want to get a finance related internship for 2018 summer because i'm genuinely interested, not because im a tryhard piker. I can relocate anywhere and am willing to work for free. Obviously im...
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**Restructuring My Life (Must Read) - ---------deleted--------------------- Privacy issue-------------- deleted----------------------------...
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Anyone seen Star Wars The Last Jedi? How was your experience?Love it or hate it? When are you going to see it? I went to see it on Friday and I personally loved it! Please share your thoughts here! ...
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How about this market-volatility?Possibly the best market I've traded yet. Been in the game for only 3 months, and finally there is potential to make good money. Was so close to cracking $1,000 just in a single day. Anyone else think these 50 point swings in the index will continue? EDIT: I was actually up $1,300ish but the midp...
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(Font Rec) Serif vs. Sans-SerifA silly question but I'll ask anyway... I'm trying out different fonts for an investment memo, what's your most preferred font ? Also do you ever go with the serif fonts ? ...
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How are you doing your taxes this year?Thoughts on Turbotax, HR Block, going to a personal accountant? Interested in hearing how you've been filing to maximize your refund. ...
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Phillly riots![http://s.newsweek.com/sites/www.newsweek.com/files/styles/embed-lg/public/2018/02/05/gettyimages-914379998.jpg][http://s.newsweek.com/sites/www.newsweek.com/files/styles/embed-lg/public/2018/02/05/gettyimages-914379998.jpg] I know this is supposed to be considered joyous celebration vs angry mobs...
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Budgeting $1000 Discretionary/MonthI live out in the midwest, so living expenses are relatively low. Here's my current budget After tax pay: 2300 Rent: 1000 Utilities and Other fixed Expenses: 100 Cleaning lady: 150 Gym: 100 I have ~$1000 left for food, entertainment, shopping, and travel. How would you spend it? The reason my fix...
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What are the Most Enjoyable Jobs in Finance?There seems to be a lot of threads about people being depressed where they are. Themes such as bad hours and boring work are common. There are discussions regarding fun jobs in general, but I'm curious to know, which are the most enjoyable? Which finance jobs are actually fun for you? Choosing t...
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Your Craziest Commute/Road Rage Story?Hey all, Last week I was driving to class in the evening during rush hour, and witnessed a young teenager completely rear end someone's jag suv (the new f-pace) on the highway. The driver immediately got out of the car, opened his rear door - *and I shit you not* - grabbed a used diaper and opened ...
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Rain and Business Clothes/Commute to WorkFemale, business professionals, how does rain/snow affect your business casual/business formal attire? Do you bring a second pair of shoes with you during your commute? Where do you store your bulky rain boots? Is this something you find to be irritating? Any thoughts, questions, and concerns would ...
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Lindsay Shepherd Full Recording https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YdFlKaJv4g For those not in the loop, this is a recording of Lindsay Shepherd, a teaching assistant at Canada's Laurier University, being berated by university officials (the thought police) for showing her class a clip of Jordan Peterson. The school claimed that mu...
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Dating An Analyst...Yes, one of those threads. Hi all - I'm new here. Stumbled upon this site and I'm here for some advice (as a girl...though this might be a bad idea lol) I guess my question is for all those bankers out here, am I supposed to continue making the effort or from your perspective, because of your job, most of you are not interes...
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Watch recommendations for internSo I will be interning at a BB in Asia this summer and thought I didn’t want to appear douchey by wearing a $5-10k watch that I bought using part of my investment returns. My question is then: what’s a good watch (good movement and quality) to buy and to wear to work that wouldn’t make me lo...
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Robot Culture at WorkJust graduated this past December and began my first job in finance about 5 weeks ago. I feel like a robot with my daily routine/office culture and I'm not sure how normal this is. At my office, everyone sits at their cubicle 10 hours a day, including eating lunch there. There are no meetings or any...
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