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  2. BUY & HOLD..... A SCAM

    Sales and Trading

    Just did a search on the topic of buy and hold and there is no thread on it and really wanted to start an in depth discussion on what I feel is the biggest scam in wall street. The myth that buy and hold is the most superior investment strategy. Every day ...

    133 comments20 Mar 2014 -

  3. China; the birthplace of Kung Fu, fireworks, hot asian women, and fake Louis Vuittons. It's meteoric rise in power is unparalleled throughout history. Though largely hated in the old world, some say that it's the future, the new frontier, the pl ...

    20 comments9 Nov 2010 -

  4. Credit Crisis Explained

    Investment Banking

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    22 comments4 Mar 2009 -

  5. Credit Crisis Question

    Investment Banking

    I have a question regarding the credit crisis that I am hoping you guys can help me answer. What was the reason large commercial banks like UBS, Bank of America, and JP Morgan invested so heavily into CDOs and other "toxic assets?" If the whole ...

    14 comments18 Jun 2012 -

  6. Goldman Sachs Hate Blog, Unreal

    Investment Banking

    http://www.goldmansachs666.com/ Absolutely unreal what some people will do to get attention. Goldman credit crisis collapse Salary ...

    14 comments13 Apr 2009 -

  7. BB Dreams, MM Nightmares

    Investment Banking

    My question in summary: Can I get to a BB from a dwindling MM firm? Sorry. I had to edit this. I distorted some of the facts in my original post to conceal my identity, but I still think I put out too much information. Thanks for your responses. It's ...

    13 comments3 Aug 2009 -

  8. "It Was You"

    Investment Banking

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Dimon-Dont-paint-all... Some great words by Jamie Dimon. Just when I thought all the eloquence and smarts on Wall Street were being drowned out by the incompetence, there's still proof out there that there is smart money ...

    11 comments3 Feb 2009 -

  9. I've been reading many articles, such as the following, that spell death for the investment banking industry. http://www. Yet, it is really S&T that they are talking about. After all, M&A only boutiques and middle market firms seem to be doin ...

    10 comments2 Oct 2008 -

  10. EDIT: sorry i forgot to post the link. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsfQsUYZ5Y8 bear market credit crisis Panic ...

    7 comments1 Nov 2008 -

  11. So I am wondering how the big hedge funds out there are doing in this environment. I have heard rumors some some of the big names SAC Citadel are getting pounded pretty hard. Im looking for more to read on the subject. All the people that made ridiculous ...

    5 comments2 Oct 2008 -

  12. This Too Shall Pass...(part 1)

    Investment Banking

    We will all remember today as the beginning of the new market. Congress has apparently come to terms on a bailout plan and, barring any last minute shenanigans in the House or Senate, it will be voted on and passed this week. We all have a new managing pa ...

    3 comments29 Sep 2008 -

  13. CRISIS OF CONFIDENCE?

    Investment Banking

    I've been wondering what effect this crisis will have on this/the next generation of bankers/traders/businespeople. Are we going to be wiser and more humble, or just more risk-averse and paranoid? Do you feel as if we've been had by a system we ...

    3 comments2 Mar 2009 -

  14. The Guide to Understanding TARP Want to impress your colleagues and interviewers with how much you know about this $700 Billion (and counting) behemoth of legislation? Curious where all your tax dollars are going? Then this troubled assets relief program ...

    9 Jan 2014 -

  15. This is a bit old but in case you haven't seen it here you go: credit crisis meltdown foreclosures ...

    21 Sep 2009 -

  16. More Expensive Than Expected?

    Sales and Trading

    Have you ever had a professional give you an estimate on a home or car repair? I always assume that the final bill will be at least 10-20% higher. Whenever the final bill is lower I am always shocked and surprised. Well it turns out the bailout's are ...

    11 Oct 2008 -

  17. Well, Lehman's is going Chapter 11, Merrill Lynch was lucky enough to get bought by BofA. Oh, not to forget that Morgan and Goldman are looking at a potential meltdown as well, in desperate need to shore up stable deposits. Oh, right, and AIG looking ...

    1 comment15 Sep 2008 -

  18. So today on the radio I heard the most bizarre fact about the extent of this financial crisis. This comes from Putin's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos. "I just want to remind you that, just a year ago, American delegates speaking fro ...

    1 comment2 Feb 2009 -