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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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Most accurate Finance industry depiction in movies?We all know Hollywood dramatizes and exaggerates things in the movies. Wallstreet and Finance is no different, especially that watered down Wallstreet 2. They should've just left the classic on its own....
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Porn addiction Hello, I think I have a problem with porn. I am masturbating almost everyday even when I am really tired or when I should do others important things such as the gmat preparation. And during the week-end, it's even worse, I can masturbate 2-3 times a day if I stay in my room (studying for the GMAT...
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Adrenal Fatigue anyone? I haven't been officially diagnosed but have been dealing with significant fatigue for several years, my symptoms seem to match up very similar to what's listed, and my Dr just brought it up that we really need to look into this more. Has anyone gone through it / recovered? I found this post on W...
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Anyone use Nootropics/Brain Boosters?Monkeys, Does anyone have experience with any LEGAL nootropics/brain boosters? I am studying for the GMAT, and would like something to help me focus a little better. I do not have ADHD, and I have nasty side effects when I take Adderall/Ritalin.I have read some good reviews on FocusFactor on Amazon,...
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Finance Major in need of advice I'm a senior in college, I'm 15 credits away from the big 120. My major is finance but because of mistakes I made and poor guidance I will not be able to graduate with a degree in finance unless I stay in school an extra year. So five year total. I have yet to even get a finance internship because o...
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Do You Know That Office Gossip Might Limit Your Career**One should always maintain verbal discipline:** Verbal discipline to know that everything that comes to your mind should not be said. To speculate on things is different, but telling that to others is really dangerous if your words get spread across the floor. **Verbal discipline is a unique ski...
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Is work-life balance overrated?I've been thinking a lot about this lately. Work-life balance is something that I used to care a lot about but now am questioning that. Quick context. I currently work in finance for a mega tech firm out in the west coast. My work-life balance is fantastic: 45 hour workweeks, no work on weekends,...
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Making Money OnlineHas anyone ever tried to make money online through affiliate marketing, niche websites, or something similar? I've been reading a lot about seems kind of scamy but wanted to see if anyone had succes with it?...
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Using Python for general tasksWhat can I use Python for in the workplace and also for general tasks to help boost efficiency in my general life? I am interested in equity research specifically, so I know VBA is more important with python. However, I want to learn Python because I have a passion for creation. ...
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How to Heal from a BreakupMy girlfriend is on the brink of breaking up with me because "we have different world views". For example: I want to live in the US, she doesn't (we live in Europe) and she always shows sympathy towards others, I don't. She said she doesn't imagine us being together in the future. I booked an hote...
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The battle for Bitcoin: Cypherpunks (BTC) vs Big Blockers (B2X/Bitcoin Cash)The battle so divisive that the November hard fork was called off due to concerns of extreme market turbulence. The conflict is a philosophical one. The question that is dividing the community is a seemingly trivial one – How can we upgrade the network to accommodate more transactions and therefo...
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Sushi CravingsHow to find Japanese restaurants for food craving in NYC? ...
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Was life, at least the fun and social aspect of it, supposed to have peaked in college?Outside of work, this has been a big theme for me and something that has occupied a great deal of my thoughts being in my 20s. I am still in my 20s so maybe an older soul can give more insight into all of this. While it seems like after college you start to make more money and become wealthier, it ...
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11/13/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming Meet Ups, Podcasts, Webinars & Webinar Rewinds: Chicago - FP&A Technical Mastery Boot Camp - Nov. 15th-17th, 2017 WSO Paris Happy Hour - Fri, 17 Nov, 8:00pm @ Kiez Kanal 8 years old with no finance experience, too late to get into PE? by @AllStateRap". 186 SB’s. ...
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The real life sex dungeons of Wall StreetFascinating article [here](https://www.thedailybeast.com/models-lured-women-to-wall-street-sex-dungeon-lawsuit) from the Daily Beast about Howard Rubenstein, a prominent Wall Street millionaire who lured women to his secret Wall Street sex dungeon. Is this kind of behavior rampant on Wall Street? Do...
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Preparing for an investment club (Nittany Lion Fund) this fallFirst off, I'm sorry if this is the wrong forum. I wasn't sure where to post this. I'm currently a rising sophomore at Penn State University. I wasn't sure what I wanted to major in freshman year, so I didn't get nearly as involved as I should have. My GPA is currently a 3.9, but my involvement in ...
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5 Things Freshmen Should Be Beware of Before Starting CollegeHello WSO Community, I am a penultimate year student studying at The University of Melbourne, majoring in Economics and Finance. Due to the short length of the course structure in Melbourne, double majors in the commerce area are usually completed in 3 years, unlike the ones in US which normally ta...
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Tech/Startup's ForumI feel like everyday i see more and more topics being posted regarding tech/start-ups, what do you guys think about WSO starting a separate forum for this? the tech scene isnt exactly related to wall street, but i feel like it attracts the same type of talent that is interested in pursuing finance. ...
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How would you grade Obama's presidency?Any metric scale is fine (A-F, 1-10, 1-100, etc.). His approval ratings are obviously positive at this point, but I am curious to hear some monkeys' thoughts about his administration and its legacy. Just to get the ball rolling, these are a few questions that I think are relevant: What are some th...
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Should we regulate tech platforms?Thoughts on this? The debate has been fueled by the recent Senate discussion about Russian manipulation of the US election results. From [Financial Times](https://www.ft.com/content/84f402ac-bfc0-11e7-b8a3-38a6e068f464): **Why we need to regulate tech platforms** [quote]Big tech companies should b...
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Acquiring Airplane Parts ManufacturerI'm looking at acquiring airplane parts manufacturer that focuses on the interior cabin (e.g. galleys, seats, lavatories, etc.). It's a machine shop with several CNC machines and sheet metal operation. Essentially, the company is a subcontractor in the aerospace supply chain. I'd really love to hea...
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Group: Energy TradingThis group is a place where energy traders and students trying to break into energy trading can come to discuss recruiting and the industry....
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The 3 Best Digital Tools That Every Freelancer Must Know About**1. Evernote:** If you are a fully-fledged freelance writer that means you have to keep a track of several ideas and juggling many thoughts at the same time. It’s truly difficult to keep track of idea nuggets, completely formed pitch ideas, articles to read later, projects which need more, and mu...
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Caught in a lie, time to face the music?My friend needs advice on a situation that I've never been in... figured that I'd pass it along to those who scheme harder than me: The story goes that my friend got an internship as an incoming sophomore at a firm that only hires incoming seniors. The office cougar started hitting on him, thinkin...
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So should I steer clear of mentioning Bitcoin during an interview?I figured I would post this in off topic to get more responses, but it's specifically for interviews for hedge funds or asset management firms. I've been making a bit of money from crypto currencies. I've been managing a small amount of money for friends, family friends, and family, about $15000, ...
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How self-driving cars will drive further economic inequalityI first had a similar thought when I considered taking a local toll highway that would significantly reduce my commute time to work. I could spend less time in traffic, be more productive, and therefore further my career - but it came at a cost (literally). Now with driverless cars visible on the ...
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Close Calls: What are some times you dodged a potentially life altering bullet?My drunken Uber conversation tonight lead to what I found to be a very compelling story, told by the Uber driver. He was an extremely well-spoken man with great wit and we ended up having a pretty in-depth conversation about finance jobs and financial markets. Like many Uber drivers, this guy had ...
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Louis ck - what's the future of his career? sad news, do you think his career will ever recover? at least he's not on Kevin Spacey's level... "C.K.’s entire reputation is staked on his being a prisoner to his own depravity. In a bit from 2011, he says, “Just the constant, perverted sexual thoughts, I’m so tired of those…That’s rea...
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Investors, Equity Researchers, Underwriters...help a retail trader out?I'm currently a college student trading bio-tech/pharma for some time now and it's been awesome (reading SEC/FDA fillings, Investor sentiment, etc), currently up 8% YTD. It's not amazing but I'm getting better. $GILD acquired $KITE during Summertime and it was the easiest money ever, now they have...
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When to Delete Social MediaLike most undergraduates, I’m on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. I used to have Twitter in high school but deleted it last year. I viewed it as a waste of time, same as most the others. The next one to go is inevitably Instagram, but while I’m still an undergrad, it helps with stayi...
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Let's Make a Deal (Book)QUOTE OF THE DAY [quote]People are looking for an independent voice, a real independent voice, that at least has an inkling of what they’re talking about. [/quote] Mark Cuban is “considering” running for president in 2020. Dirk Nowitzki as VP, please. Market Snapshot U.S. indexes t...
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The House of Cards has collapsedAs a huge fan of House of Cards, I was extremely disappointed and disgusted to hear about Kevin Spacey's behavior and extensive sexual harassment. I pretty much only watched the show because I liked his character so much. Can you ever really separate the art from the artist? House of Cards is widely...
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Bitcoin: Not as Secure As We Thought?Source: Bitcoin Heist: Millions Vanish From Online Black Market I mean if you can't trust a seedy online drug ring with your digital currency who can you trust? [quote]A secretive online black market was robbed over the weekend, costing its users possibly as much as $100 million in Bitcoins — a...
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GOP wipeout in VirginiaRepublicans, there is no sugarcoating the VA election result tonight. We got CRUSHED. And there is zero, I mean zero, way to put a positive spin on the results. Let's review what happened and what this portends for the party going forward. Yes, VA is a fairly reliable Democratic state: Obama won...
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Square and Digitized Payment ServicesSquare (SQ) is commonly found all around small businesses, although it charges a 2.75% fee per transaction, compared to the lower transaction rates of about 1.5% for Visa (V) and MasterCard (MA). With AMZN trying to get into the market, Square faces competition to lower its charge rates. Their bus...
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How I dealt with depression...This is my story.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Five Ways Video Games Made Me a Better InvestorInstead of spending my free time outdoors, I, like many of you, spent my childhood playing video games. So how has that made me a better investor? There’s at least five very good reasons, so let’s get right into it. 1) Know the Rules The subtlety in this seemingly obvious statement lies in th...
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Models, Bottles, and Playing Hard in Finance Finance attracts a lot of people who like to work hard and play hard. Financial professionals may work brutal hours and have to deal with high levels of pressure, but they also make lots of money, work prestigious jobs, and can afford to drop cash on nights out. So what are some of your best part...
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Facebook to use nudes against revenge porn**Background:** Back in April, Facebook mentioned developing photo-matching technology to people can't re-share photos tagged as revenge porn. Then there was a huge scandal involving people posting nudes of female marines. **Present News:** Now the moment you have all been waiting for (The reason ...
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How many guys do you think the average 21-23 year old woman has slept with?I think around 20-30 guys. This accounts for high school, college (mostly freshman year), Spring break trips, summer time, etc.. Then when they turn 21, going out to the bars basically a few days a week during their Junior and senior year. What do you think? Mod Note (Andy): This thread was origin...
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How to weight value drivers in DCF calc? How do you appropriately weight value drivers e.g sales growth to feed into present enterprise value? ...
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Serious: How to get the most out of last 6 months of college after getting an FT offer?In no way trying to be dickish by asking this, I know lots of people are still working to try to land FT offers. I remember how stressful it was and I've got huge amounts of respect for people still grinding it out to get their dream job. That being said, the euphoria of landing the return wore off...
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What Are The Benefits Of Workplace Diversity1. More customer approval. Organizations with workers belonging to diverse groups can offer better solutions to the customers, and might also attract new business because of having staff who can interact easily with various customers. 2. New innovations and problem-solving abilities. Researchers ...
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What to do between high school and Uni?Just finished off all my exams for the end of high school. Now I have 4 months to do whatever (I will be working as well) but are there things you guys recommend to help me professionally, personally and I guess in general? I'm interested in markets if that helps as well....
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Advisor to the CEOA CEO of a very well known management consulting firm has made me his personal advisor. I pitch new business ideas to him, refine his ideas and conduct risk assessments. He is happy to implement my good ideas. I want to make the most out of this role. Are there any good books or resources about ho...
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Favorite NYC SteakhouseHey monkey's, just curious what are your favorite steakhouses in NYC. I am huge Smith and Wollensky's guy. My go to is a Cajun ribeye on the rare side with hash browns. I also find myself at Mastros, Bobby Van's and The Old Homestead allot. ...
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Hypo: You're single, and rich; what U.S. cities would you live in? Just a fun hypothetical to consider. Let's say you're rich and single; money is not an object. Which U.S. cities would you want to live in? Multiple answers are allowed here, as rich people tend to have multiple homes. I'm gonna break it down by seasons. Spring and Fall: NYC Summer: Chicago Wint...
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Straight to the Buy-SideHave you jumped straight into the buy-side out of undergrad? Is it as impossible as people say it is? I am currently a senior doing a fall internship at a small family office in NYC that does a bunch of different stuff: incubation, short funds, quantitative finance, etc. At first I wanted to do Inv...
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Sports Team StockThe NFL, NBA and other leagues bring in a lot of revenue as a business. I know almost everyone has at least a sport or a favorite team that they watch? As the finance gurus that you guys are, what would be the price you would pay for a stock of your favorite team if there was one and why?...
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Disney planned to buy most of 21st Century Fox**Background:** Disney back in August of 2017 announced that they will cease its exclusive movie deal with Netflix. This was so that they could begin their own online streaming service. **Present News:** Rumors that Disney planed to purchase a majority of 21st Century Fox have hit the major busin...
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Dealing with Favoritism/Nepotism2nd year analyst here. Despite an above-average performance review (and likely another above average review this year), I'm finding it difficult to get the same opportunities as my colleagues. I graduated from a non-target and worked somewhere else for a year before joining my current firm. I'm dea...
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How to develop critical thinking abilityI answer too quickly during interviews, blurt out things rather. I know I should think before answering, but mostly fail to do so, the end result being that the answers I give don't seem to be structured well. How do I develop thinking on my feet ability and answer questions which are being asked r...
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WSO needs your help! We're looking for new users to do a site-test (12/12/17, 2-3pm EST) (Site testers will receive one month free access to our job board ($30 value) and video library ($97 value) Hey all, we're looking for someone to help us test next Tuesday Dec 12th, 245-4pm EST.. Ideally a new user (using WSO for 1 month or less). You would also need to do a short 5min test with ...
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Sweetgreen is the best Salad Place in NYHad a debate with a couple of the boys at the office. What are your thoughts on the best salad places in NYC?...
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How to build a fortune, education vs actual doing ? Recently, Amancio Ortega of Spain was crowned the second or third richest person in the world. His name might not sound familiar, but if you heard of Zara, Massimo Dutti, Berksha, then he's touched your life indirectly. Ortega is the owner of Inditex, a massive conglomerate that has $20 billion ...
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Problem with School GroupHey guys, I was wondering if you could help me out with my current scenario. For my University, I am put into groups for the entire semester. My group (group of 6 including myself) is filled with very nice people, and are hardworking (only 3 of them). However, they don't speak to me or another per...
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Looking for Room mate in TorontoHi, I am currently looking for a room mate beginning this coming January 2018 for a 4 month period. I would ideally prefer a place very close to the financial district (Near Union Station). If anyone knows of anyone that may be looking to rent a room or someone in a similar situation to me, please m...
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11/6/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming WSO Meet Ups, Podcasts, Webinars & Webinar Rewinds: Chicago WSO Meetup - Thur Nov 9th, 5-8pm, Stocks & Blondes Bar Chicago - FP&A Technical Mastery Boot Camp - Nov. 15th-17th, 2017 WSO Paris Happy Hour - Fri, 17 Nov, 8:00pm @ Kiez Kanal Posts of the Week: ...
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Dentist Visits Are a Waste of Time!Let me preface by saying I was born with a full set of perfect teeth and so the whole dentist thing has always seemed unnecessary to me, the kind of medical care that people get basically just to demonstrate that they have money, like how New York Jews all go to therapy. A little more backstory: I ...
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All of you users with "Hedge Fund - Quant" or "Sales & Trading" as your Industry/Career...Why do you market-makers love jewing the market? I woke up, on Thursday, to my ES contracts tanking in value. Seriously, you aren't making the market efficient. All you do is play your jewy tricks by selling your shares, creating fear, buying it at a cheap price and then move the price up. I won't b...
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Is it possible to get Boat Shoes Re-Soled?Stupid, question, but probably relevant to the older monkeys out there. I recently wore through the front half of the sole of my current pair of Top Siders. Breaking in a new pair stinks. How possible is it to get them re soled? I rarely use them for sailing if it matters, although I've flipped ...
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The Stock-MarketHey folks. Are you all invested into the stocks right now? I think we are due for 10%-20% in the coming months. I feel like buying any equities right now is absurd, thoughts?...
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Evan McMullin: Too little, too late or 2020? It's D-Day monkeys. Not that I give a shit who you voted for. There's 2 candidates on my ballot and 3 clowns. One of the names (I'll leave the candidate/clown thing for you to decide) is Evan McMullin, a relatively no namer originally from Utah. Obviously he, nor Johnson, will admit they have a...
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NFL Hurting Papa John's Pizza SalesYou know the national-anthem controversy has reached it's limit when Papa John is involved. The founder of the pizza company *John Schnatter* is going after NFL commissioner *Roger Goodwell*. The article by Bloomberg quotes the CEO saying; [quote] “The NFL has hurt us by not resolving the curren...
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"Howie is the daddy. The daddy has to beat his baby." - Howie Rubin This is insane http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5046477/Top-investment-fund-manager-raped-beat-women.html ...
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End of Trump?Some close present / former trump associates got indited this morning, including campaign chairman Paul Manafort. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/30/us/politics/paul-manafort-indicted.html http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/30/politics/russia-investigation-manafort-latest/index.html How high up will this...
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Angry banker! hilarious... via @GSElevator" https://www.facebook.com/GoldmanSachsElevator/videos/1628143183917838/...
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Unattainable Happiness - Depression, Suicidal - Input pleaseI know it is often not talked of often, nor addressed too well in today's society on these kinds of issues. Recently, a friend of mine (whom attended HYPS) recently is going through a rough patch. He did post a Social media pouring his heart out in terms of seeking to understand what he is doing...
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More jobs and expansionAmazon just keeps on expanding and creating more jobs, not just in the US but in neighboring Canada too. The giant is taking over the world. [Source-ASPost](http://alphastreet.com/b8387dae)...
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What is the default font at your firm?At my firm it is Georgia for pitch books, excel sheets and emails. TBH, it looks great and you can cram a page with lots of info, but numbers look weird because they don't have a uniform vertical alignment. I think Lazard uses Garamond which is pretty, but its italics look odd....
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Just how prevalent are hookers/escort services in NYC?I never realized till now how many of my friends/co-workers use escorts on the down low. Is it just something that guys do that isn't really spoken about? I always thought that was just how the media portrayed wall street/politicians/etc, until I moved to NYC. It seems as though everyone does it. Is...
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Favorite WSO ProductWall Street Oasis offers numerous programs on their website. It is a great forum to come on and discuss anything related to finance and the lifestyle. If you were to pick one thing that makes Wall Street Oasis great, What would it be?...
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Three things a rugby team can teach about organizational culture**Saracens** are currently the strongest rugby union team across Europe: based in London, they have been dominating the other UK and French teams (and Italian ones, of course) in the last few years. Last year they won the British championship and the European trophy. And according to a recent [FT.co...
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Why corporate finance over equity research?I didn't get a final offer from my internship at GS.Now, I have two questions- 1) Is hiring freeze due to MiFid 2 regulation a good answer to why didn't I get a final offer? 2) Why join CF over equity research? Any thoughts apart from hours being less?...
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Reflecting on the Banking Recruiting Process.........................................................................................................
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WSO 12 year anniversary! November 2005 was when node #1, the (About page) was created. Big thanks to all that have been a part of it! Here's an infographic we posted during the 10 year anniversary: ...
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Do you hate poor people?As much as Donald Trump? In the last week we've seen proposed plans come out of the white house that: Gut medicaid and limit access to low cost private insurance Cut low income housing programs Cut low income food programs Cut after school and summer programs primarily attended by low income child...
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How much can the NFL influence its sponsors’ financials?Papa John’s has posted disappointing results in the latest quarter, and its shares fell by more than 10%. Papa John’s is the NFL’s official pizza sponsor, and sales of the company have already been linked to the NFL a few years ago, in 2014, when the sales increase was attributed by Papa Joh...
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Does anyone have experience with Toptal?Toptal is basically a high-end freelancing platform for developers, designers and finance professionals. They pride themselves in being extremely selective - out of all the freelancers that apply to join Toptal only 3% end up getting hired. I missed out on the H1B lottery this year so my time in...
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Excel queryHi! I have an Excel question. I have a spreadsheet with a bunch of names and numbers and I've connected the sheet to a phone software, =HYPERLINK("callto:"&SUBSTITUTE(*cellnumber*;"";"")) My problem is that the function also returns a value for the blank cells, so the spreadsheet looks cluttered. ...
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Goals - What are yours?I'm in the process of writing out my short term, mid, and long term goals and I'm curious to hear what kind of goals you guys have for yourselves. For context, I'm 23 and I've noticed most of my goals are driven towards career and finances. I think this is because I feel like now is the time to pa...
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Does America Have A Drinking Problem?Monkeys, I was just lazing around this evening with a beer in one hand and my mobile in another and suddenly this [article](https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-09/america-s-drinking-problem-is-much-worse-this-century) from Bloomberg crops up in my feed. It says that Americans are drinkin...
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Steve Bannon is nuts and wrong..So this speech by Bannon has made me realize that the guy really is nuts. He really believes that he's been anointed by God. He also has this strange theory of history that's fundamentally Hegelian. He says that we're in the "fourth epoch," where the first three, in order, were defined by: American ...
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How Travelling Can Make You A Better Employee?**1. Using time off to travel helps the entire job market:** A survey said that the increase in usage of paid time off really impacts the economy of the country as a whole. But many people waste their unused time and the forfeited days cost an amount of lost benefits per employee. **2. Travelling m...
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How To Be Good At Networking Even Being An IntrovertDo not worry there are a few networking tactics for introverts like making arrangement for conference calls and e-mail groups around specific questions. To approach people in a field is much easier when there is some topic brewing in your mind. To have some points in mind to discuss makes everythin...
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How much do YOU spend when going out?While this would obviously be different for individuals with different savings/spending habits but I thought it would be interesting to know. Two Questions: How often are your weekends actually free? Do you set limits for yourself during a night on the town with the guys? (When you actually have ...
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The Ten Best (and Worst) Places to Make a Living: 2017 EditionI just read this article about the best and worst states to make a living in 2017.   [quotes] To create the ranking, MoneyRates factored in elements like median salary, state tax rates, cost of living and unemployment rate. It used data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Tax Foundation,...
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If this Company was Public?There are quite a few really good companies and organizations out there that are not public. What is one company that you would want to be public, just so you can buy their stock because you know you would make a fortune off of?...
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I want to buy a new home but i don't know what i want to have but this? Hi all, Sorry, title should read "Equity from investment property for buying first home (to live in)" but that's a bit long. I recently finished building a house in Australia (I'm living overseas), which we have just started renting out. We owe: $486,000 It just got valued by the bank at: $700,0...
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5 Proven Ways To Win A Promotion**1. Know and understand the promotion process:** It’s different for different organizational and there are nuances at different levels of authority. To know the process is essential such that you accurately time your efforts in the most effective way. You should know that it’s more than readin...
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Does these random thoughts make me a "douchebag"? Rainy Sunday here. Some random thoughts I have while running everyday errands, overhearing news, etc: - a really attractive girl working at a minimum wage job needs to be "rescued" because she's incorrectly allocating her depreciating assets (beauty). she could generate much more value (for both o...
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GPA drop after accepting offer of Big Four ConsultingI got the offer with my transcript that looked good without the last semester when the hiring was conducted. But I am having a huge trouble with one 1-credit technical class and it's not required so it won't affect graduation. I think I am gonna fail that one as the duration of the course is only 1/...
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Biking to my job in Chicago- Need input from the Chicago monkeysHey everyone- I've accepted a job at a trading firm in Chicago- I'm looking at housing and would like to know your guys' input. I have two choices- I can live in a 4 bedroom-3 bathroom apartment (roommates are taken care of by the apartment complex) that's a mile away from the firm. I can bike th...
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Super Bowl XLV PicksWho do you think will make it and who do you think will win? Ravens vs. Eagles Ravens win 23-17...
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League of Legends?ANY of y'all play it??? hehe ...
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10/30/17 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming WSO Meet Ups, Podcasts, Webinars & Webinar Rewinds: Dallas WSO Networking Event, Friday Nov 3rd, 7pm, Fat Rabbit Bar The hardest Investment Banking interview you've ever done by @Real Marcus Halberstram". 5 SB’s. ...
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Leave Finance field?Still debating whether to leave finance or not. Currently working at a BB in operations which sucks. However I got offered at a small growing company (another ops but salary is 30% higher than current), job which is basically analyzing corporate actions and doing calculations, etc. However, I also ...
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If you were to start all over again, what would you pursue and why?The title basically says it all. What would you do differently if you were freshly out of school today versus back when you started your career if your goal was just to make as much money or be successful as possible? Curious to hear from people on WSO who are further along in their career then most...
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The worth of an Ivy League (Penn in particular) over other schoolsAs a high school senior, I was wondering about the difference was between an undergraduate education at Penn (Economics in CAS, not Wharton), and the McIntire School of Commerce at UVA. Would the prestiege from Penn be pivotal in finding jobs / interns during and after my stay at the college? I've b...

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