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  2. Mod Note (Andy): Best of Eddie, this was originally posted in September 2010. To see all of our top content from the past, click here. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again, shoot me a message. Who is rich? This is the per ...

    94 comments21 Jan 2016 -

  3. I don't understand why this guy hates people who work on Wall Street unless he's referring to the people who were shitty subprime lenders. Bernie bernie sanders politics us america trump presidency ...

    229 comments3 Dec 2016 -

  4. Lead Left's blog It is no news that the American educational system, in general, has been in trouble. The average American student is known to show poorer test score, higher dropout rate, and lower literacy rate compared to the global benchmark. Rece ...

    66 comments29 May 2015 -

  5. As I was out for lunch, I was curious as to what research there about the "best" fast-food chains in America. That's when I stumbled upon this article. The article states that; Using proprietary data collected by Restaurant Business and its ...

    38 comments20 May 2017 -

  6. Or lack there of. How do you all feel about this? It seems like the DA cooked this case from the jump... And they're focusing more on the riots to get people's minds off how bad this case was done.?? america court Race ...

    239 comments25 Nov 2014 -

  7. Andy note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from Sep. 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. Yesterday's conversation about who is rich was so interesting ...

    54 comments21 Jul 2012 -

  8. Maybe this topic is not appropriate for WSO as The Street is known for attracting workaholics. Still I have to ask the question, do you guys really want to be working well into your 70's? According to this Economist article that is precisely the sort ...

    36 comments27 Apr 2011 -

  9. Donald Trump?

    Investment Banking

    From his recent Comedy Central Roast to the Good Day interview, Donald Trump seems serious about running for office in 2012. When I first heard these speculations, I thought it was bogus and could never see myself taking The Don seriously as a candidate. ...

    28 comments9 Apr 2011 -

  10. Feudalism in America?

    Investment Banking

    It's a classic peasant mentality: going into fits of groveling and bowing whenever the master's carriage rides by, then fuming against the Turks in Crimea or the Jews in the Pale or whoever after spending fifteen hard hours in the fields. You kn ...

    22 comments18 May 2011 -

  11. I've got two midterms on Monday that I've waited until the last minute to study for, so that obviously means I need to go off on a tangent. The more time I spend going to school and/or reading about current events, the more I get the impression ...

    21 comments26 Oct 2012 -

  12. Obama comments about the looks of an AG and he is deemed as a sexist. http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/04/04/ob... Thoughts? When will this political correct bullshit stop? If you have beliefs that people don't agree with you are a bigot(gay ...

    20 comments5 Apr 2013 -

  13. September 11th. Worthy of it's own paragraph and place in American history. On par with Pearl Harbor, Gettysburgh and the Constitutional Convention...perhaps in time...above them all. A day which we paid verbal attention but never adequately addresse ...

    13 comments11 Sep 2010 -

  14. I thought about trying to write something serious here today, but, I just couldn't. I'm sitting in the sun crushing beers and I just can't bring myself to think about something serious like what the hell is going on in Europe or any other f ...

    12 comments4 Jul 2012 -

  15. The Future War on Terror

    Investment Banking

    Late Sunday evenings almost always feel the same way. All the quality shows/games have already ended at this point and this slow feeling of dread starts to come over you as the start of the new work week slowly begins to kick in the closer bedtime comes. ...

    14 comments24 May 2011 -

  16. Those of you who follow our friends over at Wall Street Oasis may have recently seen a post by a 'female banker', who goes by Bankerella. She recently posted a blog about dating different finance guys, which has garnered some attention lately fo ...

    12 comments8 Aug 2012 -

  17. FBI: US Colleges Swarming With Spies

    Business School and GMAT

    This is an interesting problem that the U.S. government faces. There are a large amount of spies attempting to steal information from U.S. universities and research institutions for both commercial reasons and militaristic reasons. In response, it seems t ...

    12 comments11 Apr 2012 -

  18. hi, i have offers from both of these positions right now.. i do not know exactly where i want to be 10 years from now, so which position will give me more opportunities on Wall Street.. both positions are corporate finance. If i want to go the Asset Manag ...

    11 comments9 Mar 2010 -

  19. Now fuckin' pay me. Just saw Killing Them Softly. This was the last line of the film. Anyone else find themselves agreeing with this point of view? It's fucked up, and kind of depressing... america Salary ...

    10 comments3 Jan 2013 -

  20. oilprice's blog As noted by Richard Heinberg on June 22nd, 2011, the media has lacked the ability to connect the economic situations in the Middle East and their uprisings to what is happening in Europe. I would avoid the word "Revolution" ...

    9 comments22 Jul 2011 -

  21. America's priorities unwinding?

    Investment Banking

    Dealbreaker recently posted an article saying that the median income of the top 200 CEOs in terms of market cap in the US is now $2.2M. I would guess that the median income of the top 200 athletes from football, boxing, soccer, basketball etc is substanti ...

    8 comments5 Apr 2009 -

  22. I just came

    Off Topic

    ball traveled 50 yards sideways in the air.... hook of the century america ...

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  23. The past two decades since the 1991 collapse of Communism have seen the Russian Federation and the U.S. involved in an updated version of the 19th century's "Great Game' for mastery in Eurasia over the debris field of the former USSR. Not s ...

    6 comments14 Jul 2011 -

  24. Does anyone know of a legal organization that runs libertarian and protects citizens' property rights? I imagine the Koch brothers (and other rich businessmen who don't kowtow to the left) would donate a lot of money to such a thing. There must ...

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  25. Apparently, someone forgot to pass along the message to the Chinese that the most important part of government bond auctions is making sure they can't fail. Bond auctions should function more like Storage wars, where there is always a buyer, than wha ...

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  26. With the economy trudging and sludging along, every self appointed expert has rushed to judgment and prophecy. Now, the press is even reporting on how they're not at fault. Comedy has a way of taking the strangest form. But let's take a step bac ...

    3 comments3 Sep 2010 -

  27. On 7 October 2001, the opening phase of "Operation Enduring Freedom" U.S. military campaign began, which quickly drove the Taliban and its al-Qaida affiliates from Kabul on 12 November. Since then, 1,760 U.S. troops have been killed in Afghanist ...

    3 comments12 Sep 2011 -

  28. USD...

    Sales and Trading

    I trust you've been watching the US dollar In the last three months, the USD has fallen overall, including against the EUR, JPY and GBP. it's tanking. It's around 1 EUR per 1.39 USD. I don't think I'm alone in expecting that despi ...

    3 comments6 Oct 2010 -

  29. Business Insider claims that European banks are losing to American ones, a difference most pronounced in fixed income trading, equities trading, and investment banking. I believe that the United States may indeed serve as the optimal place to be an invest ...

    2 comments14 Nov 2016 -

  30. If America was a fine maiden, one as pretty as our nation is strong, would she now be in the twilight of her career? At 234 years of age, her face would no doubt show signs of ageing. She'd be slightly bruised and scratched up from a couple of recent ...

    2 comments5 Jul 2010 -

  31. oilprice's blog The picture below is worth a thousand words. And $50 trillion. Financial Assets held by households- Chart This was just released by the Bank of Japan as part of their new "flow of funds" reporting. Basically, it outlines the ...

    2 comments24 Mar 2010 -

  32. Questions on DCF

    Investment Banking

    I have been learning more and more about DCF 's and other valuation models lately and have two questions that I can't find answers for. Why is weighted average cost of capital used and not marginal cost of capital? Wouldn't marginal cost of ...

    2 comments3 Sep 2010 - Anonymous Monkey

  33. I've been here 6 hours and I'm bout to take a dump on the Duane Reade counter for not carrying Busch. america frat Booze beer counter-terrorism ...

    2 comments2 Jun 2010 -

  34. With only a few hours left till Election Day in the US, the election is being repeatedly compared to Brexit in terms of market reaction. A major shift in the government translates to some major shift in the market, and investors are nervously awaiting the ...

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  35. The United States of America, in global strategic terms, is tumbling down a series of misadventures, declining in a "step of sighs" through frustrating economic and military endeavours as it discovers that its superpower structures and massive c ...

    1 comment12 Jan 2010 -

  36. Is the US Government Machiavellian enough to orchestrate the recent brouhaha over the so-called website WikiLeaks, is this a real embarrassment, or will it indeed be damaging as some U.S. diplomats claim? I am not one to support conspiracy theories but wh ...

    1 comment7 Dec 2010 -

  37. Nice moment for America, cool moment for real estate. http://www.businessinsider.com/live-watch-as-the-s... Construction crews are currently placing the final part of the spire on top of Manhattan's One World Trade Center. The pieces are being lifted ...

    1 comment2 May 2013 -

  38. TARP / MRI Implications

    Investment Banking

    Hey Folks, What are your thoughts on the proposed Trouble Asset Relief Program (TARP) that Hank Paulson continually is banging on the table this past weekend? The chief concern of most people (including myself) are the necessary oversight measures that wi ...

    1 comment21 Sep 2008 -

  39. America vs Europe

    Investment Banking

    Interesting post over at face-time.com on American-European work relations. Interested to hear your thoughts http://www.face-time.com/?p=95 america Banking Europe Salary ...

    6 Nov 2009 -