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  2. Lehman Brothers, going down?

    Investment Banking

    Lehman Brothers is having a hard time raising capital. Could this be another bail out or maybe a big calamity? How much of the banking industry will it take with it? Is anyone worried? I have to say it's been something! To look at the state of our US ...

    477 comments6 May 2020 -

  3. Hi all, This entertaining post is for the history and financial history monkeys out there. What is your favorite financier of the past and why? Most of us have read about the Weinbergs and Rohatyns of the past but I'd like to hear about the less know ...

    83 comments5 Feb 2018 -

  4. Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday- this was originally posted on 11/25/13. Check out @DickFuld 's current AMA here. To see all of our top content from the past, click here. I was like many of you at one point in my life. I was a non-target stu ...

    254 comments19 Nov 2015 -

  5. Here are some of the questions Sharon (my secretary) selected for me to answer. How does one find their path? Every day I wake up and I try to envision where'd I'd like to be, and I'm finding that to be exceedingly difficult to do. I'v ...

    51 comments1 May 2014 -

  6. Four years after their spectacular demise, Lehman Brothers is still causing problems for Wall Street. The latest bombshell hit on Friday when a compensation report required by the bankruptcy court disclosed that Lehman paid out almost $700 million in comp ...

    51 comments30 Apr 2012 -

  7. INTRODUCING: 'Ask DickFuld'

    New User Introductions

    I received a ton of PMs from my recent article (http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/from-non-tar...) and I'll never get to all of them. Someone had suggested I do a column like Dear Abby, to pay it forward to the young people trying to make their m ...

    85 comments4 Dec 2013 -

  8. EXTRA, EXTRA!!!! Investor confidence gone! Investment Banks and Hedge Fungs lunch on the little guy! SEC has'em all for dessert! You pay, if you play! Read all about it!!!. Ok...well, maybe I'm in too much of a post Gatsby mind set today, but CN ...

    48 comments14 Sep 2010 -

  9. Really interested to know how many of the WSO guys were at Lehman, Bear or any other institution that went under in 2008 or around that time Particularly interested if you had any personal stories to share about what it was like on the inside of these fir ...

    27 comments19 Feb 2015 -

  10. Eddie Braverman's blog WSO is happy to announce a new partnership with Jared Dillian, former head ETF trader at Lehman, author of Street Freak and The Daily Dirtnap. WSO readers qualify for a $100 discount from Jared's daily market newsletter... ...

    25 comments15 Jan 2013 -

  11. Good morning, all. Today I have something special for you guys. For those of you who don't know him, monty09 is one of our best known and respected members here at WSO. He has provided countless hours of insight into the energy business and helped ma ...

    23 comments6 Oct 2010 -

  12. Decision Points: A Monkey's Review This week, we're going for a biography that still holds plenty of interesting commentary for our world today. George W. Bush has kept pretty quiet since the end of his presidency; his book tour was one of the o ...

    20 comments8 Sep 2012 -

  13. I nominate @DickFuld Lehman Brothers Dick Fuld Richard Fuld ...

    21 comments25 Aug 2014 -

  14. 4 years ago the largest financial crash in (nearly) living memory tore a gaping hole in the world of finance. For a month at the end of 2008 it seemed as though every financial institution was either going bankrupt, being taken over or being bailed out. F ...

    16 comments5 Jul 2012 -

  15. Does the week start on Sunday or Monday? Do I tend to listen to economists or analysts? In both cases, it is usually the latter. I see Sunday more as a wind down, then as a warm up. I see economists as often too focused on theories to examine the practica ...

    16 comments8 Aug 2010 -

  16. As I have mentioned before, I am the sort of guy who roots for the bad guys in the movies. But even I have my standards. With their latest stunt, the Blankfiends are reaching a level of grime even I can't throw my lock picking kit behind. On the brig ...

    15 comments19 Jan 2011 -

  17. Share your 2007-2008 story

    Sales and Trading

    Hey guys, I've been curious about what it was actually like to work for Lehman Brothers and Bear and Wachovia and I-Banks in general during the financial crisis. Anyone that worked at these places or knew people that were there willing to share their ...

    19 comments10 Aug 2012 -

  18. Despotism. A form of government in which power is concentrated in the hands of an individual or a small group. Doggie. Pet name for you pet dog, who is apparently so cute for drinking out of the toilet and humping the couch, he needs to be coddled further ...

    12 comments20 Feb 2011 -

  19. If you have had the opportunity to travel throughout Europe and talk to the locals, you would know that the EU500 bill is not often seen or used. Strangely enough the EU500 note makes up 35% of all Euros in circulation, by value. I recall a rather fierce ...

    12 comments31 Jul 2010 -

  20. I recently got invited for a "preminiary 20 minute phone interview" with Lehman, so I was wondering what types of questions will be thrown at me. The position I applied for is "Finance Intern". I tried to use the search button, but eve ...

    14 comments10 Apr 2012 -

  21. Ok fellas, sometimes we take things a little too far and little too seriously. Though few will accept this fact of life: The road to your goals often starts with letting go of the desire. Some of you haven't quite accepted this fact and I am not abou ...

    11 comments4 Dec 2010 -

  22. Wall Street culture has always been portrayed by the media as that of greed, ruthless competition, and gross apathy towards others. Nothing could be further from the truth. Fact is your typical Tim Sykes-like douchebag is in the minority, while your avera ...

    11 comments3 Sep 2010 -

  23. I was wondering how the former employees in the IBD department of Lehman Brothers are faring. The last I saw of them, was when they were packing their stuff in boxes and leaving the office. As far as I know some now work at Barclays. Where else? Are some ...

    12 comments10 Apr 2011 -

  24. We live in America. We worship the stars. Some say that the only thing we love more than building someone up to stardom, is ripping them from their pedestal and watching them sink into the mud. Wall Street may exemplify this collective character flaw bett ...

    8 comments5 Aug 2010 -

  25. Hey guys, Just got 2 SA offers from these top 2 banks! Very excited please advise. All I care about is Prestige, prestige, prestige. A little about bonuses as well. And I want exit ops into Carlyle. Only that since I want to be someone big with a brand na ...

    8 comments27 Jan 2013 -

  26. Lack of News Coverage Today

    Investment Banking

    I cannot understand with one of the biggest events to hit the markets in decades going on. why none is covering anything about Lehman or ML and BofA. Dealbreaker made a point about this and I can't understand why there is no TV news on it. I know hur ...

    8 comments14 Sep 2008 -

  27. Mr. Fuld strikes again: Just seven years after his brokerage firm collapsed under a mountain of troubled mortgages, former Lehman Bros. Chairman and CEO Dick Fuld is back in the real estate business. Last year, Fuld's financial advisory firm, Matrix ...

    6 comments28 May 2015 -

  28. So, with the leftover Lehman employees bailing out their office windows and BofA and Merrill folks wondering what the future holds for them, let's weigh in on the disaster that is Wall Street today. What is everyone thinking this morning? Lehman Brot ...

    7 comments15 Sep 2008 -

  29. Reminiscing becomes a bigger part of life as we age. The more miles you have under your belt, the less new experiences there are and the more you think about what has transpired. What could have/should have I done better? Is this the right path? Where to ...

    6 comments20 Jan 2011 -

  30. It might be a little tough to choose sides in this one. Yesterday, Lehman Brothers Holdings filed suit against JP Morgan Chase alleging that Chase used inside information to extract $8.7 billion in assets from Lehman in the days leading up to Lehman' ...

    6 comments27 May 2010 -

  31. For weeks we've been sifting through fake video evidence of what former Lehman Brothers bankers did after losing their jobs. Some were pretty funny and clever, while others... not so much. However, we don't have to toil through uncertainty anymo ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  32. The BP crisis in the Gulf of Mexico has rightfully been analysed (mostly) from the ecological perspective. People's lives and livelihoods are in grave danger. But that focus has equally masked something very serious from a financial perspective, in m ...

    4 comments23 Jun 2010 -

  33. In the WSJ's big feature on the demise of Lehman brothers, there is an interesting anecdote that Clusterstock points out. http://clusterstock.alleyinsider.com/2008/12/dick-... Fuld resorted to calling the Bank of America CEO, Ken Lewis' home pho ...

    4 comments29 Dec 2008 -

  34. Looks like his bull$#@% tactics are finally catching up with him. Several top executives of the failed Lehman Brothers Holdings have officially been subpoenaed to[/embed] testify before three grand juries. Obviously they're investigating the recent c ...

    4 comments17 Oct 2008 -

  35. Ive searched but havent found any information on here regarding Lehman Brothers legacy Asset Management /advisory firm. I have an interview coming up with them for an associate position in their REO lodging division. Any insight would be helpful. Lehman B ...

    4 comments6 Jan 2011 -

  36. So, it's been ten years since Lehman collapsed, which is absolutely mind blowing. This means many (maybe most) people on this forum have never seen a bear market in their career. For those of you that weren't in the industry yet, it's hard ...

    3 comments14 Sep 2018 -

  37. Anybody remember The Untouchables starring Kevin Costner and Robert DeNiro? Imagine Barack Obama and Lloyd Blankfein in the starring roles..... http://theuntouchablesgsedition.blogspot.com/ lol!!! Morgan Stanley Lehman Brothers Goldman Sachs hank paulson ...

    3 comments4 May 2010 -

  38. It seems that Bank of America is taking the old saying to heart. It's been bloody obvious from the start of this calamity and I'm not just talking about Lehman Brothers here. That anyone smart enough to have kept well capitalized through this wo ...

    3 comments12 Sep 2008 -

  39. a compilation of his comedic insults.. To Bear "We also spoke to Sarah, a young girl living in NoLiTa who was duped into going home with a guy who used one of these ploys. "You know, I was hunting in the cabinet under his sink like I always do t ...

    3 comments19 Sep 2008 -

  40. If you haven't been paying attention to the Lehman hearings, you've been missing out on some high drama. It seems every day something else is revealed about Lehman that makes it look like it was rotten to the core. Today's installment is an ...

    2 comments19 May 2010 -

  41. Well, it looks like Lehman Brothers is on its way to being forever memorialized in verb form, thanks to last week's report. I suspect "Pulling a Lehman" is going to be right up there with "Pulling a Chiang" and getting " Muns ...

    2 comments19 Mar 2010 -

  42. For those who read the book "The Murder of Lehman Brothers", anybody has any idea who "Joseph Tibman" really is? Lehman Brothers author Salary ...

    2 comments9 Feb 2010 -

  43. Database of interview questions from Lehman Brothers, as well as compensation figures...

    18 Jun 2019

  44. Though I'm afraid they'll find it's too little, too late, someone is finally taking Dick Fuld to task for cratering Lehman Brothers and helping himself to hundreds of millions in compensation while he ran the company into the ground. In a r ...

    1 comment9 Dec 2010 -

  45. INCIDENT: The traditional Swiss finishing school taught young women etiquette and social graces, but international bank regulators are talking about something much tougher when they refer to a "Swiss finish" for global banks. Just how tough beca ...

    1 comment13 Oct 2010 -

  46. Fuld Steps Down

    Investment Banking

    It's official. Richard Fuld (or should I call him Dick), aka the guy who helped flush Lehman Brothers down the toilet, is resigning as CEO. He will be gone by the end of the year. I don't know how anyone could possibly be surprised by this, or h ...

    6 Nov 2008 -

  47. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/20/business/warren-... Investment Banking private equity Lehman Brothers san francisco Salary ...

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  49. I'm back....

    Investment Banking

    did I miss anything? Lehman Brothers Merrill Lynch AIG apocalypse ...

    1 comment16 Sep 2008 -