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November 21, 2012
The Holiday Party:

Expectation:

Reality:

Credit: Skirt

November 9, 2012
When my friend wants me to help him get a job:

When he sends me the wrong resume 3 times:

When he realizes he didn’t proofread his resume:

When I find out he didn’t proofread his resume:

When he asks me to send his ‘better’ resume:

November 7, 2012
Nate Silver’s election predictions:

Credit: Skirt

November 7, 2012
When the obnoxious banker on the deal blows up my phone/email repeatedly:

Credit: F / LA / Mezz

November 5, 2012
Shitty bonus season:

November 2, 2012
when my senior analyst said she’s taking the December CFA level 1 and she just cracked book 1 in October

At first I’m like:

Then she tells me she doesn’t have a calculator a month later and I’m like:


And then she tells me she has no idea how she can memorize more than 3 standard deviation numbers, and it’s November, and I’m like:

Credit: F/Valuation 

October 30, 2012
Working from home during Hurricane Sandy:

Credit: Skirt

October 29, 2012
When I explained to one of my clients, a VP in Asset Management, that the NYSE was closed today and likely would be closed tomorrow:

My reaction:

His Reaction:

 


Realizing the guy sounded like he needed immediate liquidity:
 

Credit: M/ Sell Side Research/ SF

Another day of fuckery in West Coast finance! 

October 29, 2012
When it’s 1am and I’m given revisions on a pitchbook due the next morning:


When I’m the one responsible for delivery of said pitchbooks:

Credit: M/IB/NYC