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  • Banks

    Bonus Watch ’15: Morgan Stanley

    Need a new car? New house? New lung? New wife? Brokers, be warned: You might want to spend your whole bonus next year in one place, but you will not be able to.

    / Nov 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM
  • Banks

    Bonus Watch: Bill Dudley Wouldn’t Let You Spend It All In One Place

    Unless that place is at the SEC cashier’s office, when your (probably former) employers are paying a fine that your actions helped incur. Otherwise, start planning to buy yourself something nice circa 2025.

    / Oct 21, 2014 at 1:54 PM
  • cryingguy


    Investment Banking Circa 2014 Not Unlike 7th Ring Of Hell: Investment Banker

    But the factor the book did not predict…was the decline in pay, after the financial crisis. “I think we misdiagnosed the problem,” says a banker who has worked on how to retain young staff. “It’s not that the junior guys are working too much. It’s that the value proposition changed.” Not long ago, it used […]

    / Aug 11, 2014 at 6:42 PM
  • ray_dalio.03


    Bridgewater’s Campus Of The Future Too Beautiful For This Earth

    October 17, 2012: “In addition to a five-story, 850,000-square-foot office, the campus for Bridgewater Associates calls for a helipad, a floating recreational barge, a restored estuary and a marina…Made up of two long, curved buildings joined in the center by bridges and paths, the structure is poised to become the most striking presence on the […]

    / Jun 30, 2014 at 3:56 PM
  • Mcdonalds-Burger


    The McRib is Not the Answer

    I don’t know what exactly it is a metric of—the economic crisis? healthier eating habits? better taste? the inexplicable success of that extremely annoying actress playing Wendy in the commercials? the cannibalization of its flagship product by the McRib?—but a McDonald’s milestone has been delayed.

    / Jan 23, 2013 at 12:54 PM

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