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  2. What's with the stigma against finance?

    When I tell people that I want to be a financier, they look at me horrified as if I just said that I wanted to rob a bank. There are some negative stereotypes of the greedy banker circulating in the general layman society, which are somewhat true--most of ...

    115 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2011 - 7:17pm -

  3. How much do you save

    Hello all, Curious to know how much people saved over a two or three year stretch while working as an IB analyst. If you could list your city as well which would be helpful. Also, if anyone has advice of what the target should be to save would also be hel ...

    96 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 6 2011 - 1:49am -

  4. The populist inquisition

    I realize that the hatred for Goldman and Wall Street is still seething but this is getting absurd. Tony Manfred, a senior at Cornell and Associate Editor of The Cornell Daily Sun, threw a 784 word hissy fit bashing the bank and added: : "The ba ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2010 - 8:53pm -

  5. Compassion vs. Greed

    Have you ever wondered why some of the wealthiest people are often the least compassionate towards those less fortunate? Did their ruthlessness breed financial success or did their success breed ruthlessness? Berkeley psychologists Paul Piff and Dacher Ke ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2012 - 10:45pm -

  6. Life after Investment Banking, part 2

    I just wanted to reply to a few of the comments on my first post... http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/life-after-i... I don't know what else I could do The picture on this post is an entry I wrote in my journal one hour after walking of the door ...

    26 comments - 9 silver bananas - Apr 26 2012 - 10:28am -

  7. A Christmas Carol: Nails on the Street

    So for those that are not aware, I am a die hard New York Mets fan. This is sort of like saying you had your future vested in Lehman and Bear three years ago and that every day you wake up to a new Credit Crunch like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day. Today, b ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 23 2010 - 2:38pm -

  8. The Greedy son of a b%$"!

    Seriously?? http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/04/09/a-costly-to... greed ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2012 - 3:58pm -

  9. How the fuck did Steve get into Goldman Sachs?!?!?!?

    What school did he come from? Does Harvard now have a major in wood cutting? Does Princeton now have a major in modern day how to put shit on a shelf degree??? [quote] Sure, Goldman Sachs is a premier investment bank with a market cap of over $75 billion ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 3 2010 - 3:16am -

  10. Paulson Proves He is Not "One Hit Wonder," Pulls in $1.25 billion for 2010

    After being bashed by many hedge fund managers as a "one hit wonder," Paulson closed well in 2010, putting another strong year under his belt. The Paulson Advantage Fund was up 14% at the end of 2010 (after being down more than 10% earlier). His ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 2 2011 - 6:03pm -

  11. Gordon Gekko Has A Tumor In His Throat...How Will This Affect Wall Street 2??

    Breaking News: http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20413323,0... Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=873PrTZkLsI Investment Banking wall street money never sleeps greed Michael Douglas ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 16 2010 - 5:19pm -

  12. Evil Greedy Banks AKA Goverment

    Blaming the "EVIL banks" for being greedy, to me, is akin to blaming doctors, teachers, or colleges for being greedy and evil for taking advantage of the common man and making him pay so much for healthcare and education. I believe the real fing ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2011 - 2:28pm -

  13. How greed and lust for money and power is born

    Here's a verified true story, a young monkey got a job with decent paycheck, happy with his life, his girlfriend is telling him fairytales about love and marriage, one day he decided to propose but he found out he was totally living in a dream of his ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2016 - 3:54pm -

  14. The Bull's Anxiety Pills

    How much do we believe numbers? Once upon a time in a pre-LTCM universe, volatility calculations, put-call parity and hedge ratios were magical fix-its and we could always count on the numerical valuations to bail us out of a jam. But now that the Black S ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 1 2010 - 10:23am -

  15. Anyone watch 60 minutes?

    Did anyone else see the piece on mortgage paperwork fraud and immediately think: so you're the morons who took out a loan that was more than you could afford, but feel it's cool to blame everything on Wall Street? Nice to have faces to put on a ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2011 - 3:39am -

  16. God Bless My SHORTS

    I love shorts. Not bermudas, capris or the wedgie causing kind. I love short sellers. They are one of the small cells of the free market which gives lifeblood to the organism. Pumping plasma of personal interest and profit seeking, these folks are often m ...

    - 1 silver bananas - Aug 22 2010 - 11:51am -

  17. Fear and Greed

    Two emotions govern human beings over any other emotion Fear and Greed. From an evolutionary standpoint they are ingrained in our genes, hardwired into our DNA. We cant escape it. Fear and Greed have successfully contributed to the survival and destructio ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 20 2011 - 5:39pm -

  18. A response to marx

    I thought that as a response to the thread on Marx, there should be one promoting the libertarian ideals that many of on this board cherish. Here is something to think about, is a nation-state which goes beyond the duty of protecting it citizens via a sta ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 11 2010 - 12:26pm -