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Aug 10, 2018

Dick Fuld

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Aug 10, 2018

The mother fucker in ops who asks you why your trade was late every single time.

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Aug 10, 2018

Given the right level of clearance, I'd order a set of SCUD missiles to blow up my company's back office.

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Aug 10, 2018

People outside of finance hate on Milken but the guy literally helped build and save some of America's greatest companies.

Aug 22, 2018

A titan.

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Aug 10, 2018

chicago boys

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Aug 10, 2018

Jim Cramer but from within.

"The House of PAIN"

Aug 10, 2018

u sure u wanna mess with cramer?

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What concert costs 45 cents? 50 Cent feat. Nickelback.

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Aug 10, 2018

Watching Cramer is a guilty pleasure for me. I even dialed into his show for a lightning round when I was in college. It would be very interesting to see him in a more serious / long-form format. Wish he had a Netflix special or something analyzing recessions, or investor behavior, or other topics.

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Aug 14, 2018

I've seen him on the beach in Quogue. He really is that short.

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Aug 16, 2018

WSO's COO (Chief Operating Orangutan) | My Linkedin

Aug 17, 2018

I just noticed cramers shoe & boot

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Aug 19, 2018

Cramer is definitely still on cocaine

Aug 10, 2018

Martin Shkreli

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Aug 10, 2018

Mount Rushmore of the worst:
1. Bernie Madoff
2. The guy who adds "incoming analyst @ major BB" to his linkedin after attending a superday
3. The guy telling all the chicks at the bar he works in high finance even though he works at the back office help desk
4. Mortimer and Randolph from Trading Places

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Aug 10, 2018

Numbers 2 and 3 have a special place in hell - nay, a special place in exactly the back office.

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Aug 14, 2018

The bank teller who tells people he's an investment banker

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Aug 15, 2018

Compliance. HR.

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Aug 15, 2018

+1

No pain no game.

Aug 16, 2018

I cannot figure out what HR people do all day. Recruiting and on-boarding cannot possibly take up 40 hours per week. They also somehow know nothing about the positions they recruit for outside of little buzzwords they scan resumes for. The whole process is insane.

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Aug 15, 2018

Desktop publishing.

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Aug 15, 2018

Free Shkreli!!!!! The guy definitely did some bad stuff, but he's super intelligent. YouTube a few interviews with the guy. Listening to him talk is way more insightful and interesting than listening to Dimon or Blankfein. Like I said, maybe he's not going to win person of the year, but I have mad respect for Shkreli.

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Aug 15, 2018

So being "super intelligent" absolves you from being a criminal?

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Aug 15, 2018

Did you even read his post?

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Aug 15, 2018

As @urmaaam noted, I think my previous post handles that. On a side point about finance, notice that Dick Fuld mentioned above has not spent a day in jail....all the guys at Novartis jacking up pharmaceutical prices are enjoying their Porsches today - they're not in jail either. I guess they're swell guys because they're not "criminals"

Also, noticed that you're in equity research Bob. I'm sure your reports have always reflected 100% unbiased views on companies, correct? I wouldn't be surprised if you broke SEC law every day of your life on the job - most ER analysts do. So, don't throw stones if you live in a glass house.

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Aug 17, 2018

100% agree. He's obviously mildly autistic, but that also makes him interesting and free spirited. Guys hilarious. Not sure he's really a genius but he's smart. Most of his money was made on a simple strategy of price hikes on boring drugs.

Drugs like that are interesting. A lot of them you could make for a buck or two and earn a profit. But fda and other regulations means there's a million or two minimum in getting to market. Which actually created a lot of pricing power. If two people competed they would charge maybe $5 a pill and no one would cover fda costs. Little shit products.

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Aug 22, 2018

There a reason you got so much MS.

Why not have some "respect" for Wu Tang Clan instead ?

Aug 16, 2018

The IBD analysts making $3.00 p/h thinking they're set for life :p

Aug 16, 2018

i think its a little more than that... lol

GunningForPortfolioManager

Aug 16, 2018

The MBA rotational student who says back in my time at _________(previous rotation) we did it like this.

Aug 17, 2018

I got busted down for that once. Never brought anything up again. If you asked me where I worked before, you got yourself a one word answer of their name...and scene.

Aug 16, 2018

john gutfreund

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Aug 16, 2018

People who say FI-nance instead of fuh-NANCE

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Aug 17, 2018

Wait what

Aug 17, 2018

FI-nance is the verb. fin-NANCE is the noun. :)

So I work in high fin-NANCE but I will FI-nance my next Porsche.

More examples of nominalization syllable stress here: https://voxy.com/blog/2012/10/noun-vs-verb-syllabl...

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Aug 16, 2018

The lanky IT cuck in the back office who acts completely fucking indignant anytime I ask him what's going on with my computer monitor. To be fair, I ask him some dumb shit, but I don't need to here it from him!

Aug 17, 2018

Legal, talking to them is like eating broken glass.

Aug 17, 2018

Probably by people outside of the industry Paul Singer

Aug 17, 2018

1) Vainglorious Stanford/Harvard/Wharton MBAs

2) Obnoxious execution only traders who act as if they're the second reincarnation of George Soros about to break the Bank of England

3) people who maintain a fervent belief in the Efficient Market Hypothesis resembling the zeal of an Islamic fundamentalist and proselytize to all and sundry that all investors even Buffet are charlatans and Bogle is the second coming of Christ

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Aug 17, 2018

My finance professor last semester falls under your third category. sad

Aug 10, 2018

That's why he's a prof.

Aug 17, 2018

People in finance hate THEMSELVES the most.
At least this is true for the junior guys.

Otherwise they wouldn't throw away the best hours/time of their existence to sit in some dingy cubicle devoid of natural light.

But then again, I'm different from you guys :)

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Aug 17, 2018

Staffers.

Gunners.

B-school interns with no finance background who think they're hot shit because they're in b-school.

Aug 10, 2018

Definitely @MonacoMonkey Most hated people in finance?

Aug 20, 2018

Koch Brothers.

Aug 22, 2018

Pretentious douchebags that try, in a desperate last ditch effort, to pull the alma mater and GPA card to end some argument.

Not too unlike a certain President that enjoys pulling the "Wharton School of Finance, right here!" card when trying to back up some inane claims.

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