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    God I hate these...

    fyi, "the unbearable lightness of being an intern" would have been a much better title.
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    It's so much more rewarding when you get actual responsibility and are trusted by your team to get on with work like everyone than being 'the intern'. It feels like some interns just want to play at being bankers, live the life etc, do 'projects' and live it up. They don't last long.
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    (Original post by uthinkilltellu)
    God I hate these...

    fyi, "the unbearable lightness of being an intern" would have been a much better title.
    Don't read it, no-one asked you to.

    Whether or not this thread is of use to anyone - OP still took the time and effort to post this, show some appreciation.
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    everyone who trades a lot uses text speak in london too. even those in slower markets seem to type in very short, precise sentences.

    i'll be interested to find out more about what project you are set.
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    My blog was way cooler.
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    (Original post by President_Ben)
    My blog was way cooler.
    At least four times more baller.

    The nature of being an intern is bloody dull - it's a learning process, and frankly very little in the way of "exciting" happens.

    Opinions are far more valuable than a simple commentary.
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    (Original post by Prince of Zamunda)

    Spent the day with the bond traders. TSR grammar nazis would be pretty furious if they knew traders in this EM country were trading on a Reuters platform using text speak such as
    TB Conf ( to be confirmed)
    GA ( can't remember what this means)
    SLD (sold)
    CFMD (confirmed)
    TKS (thanks)
    to trade millions of dollars worth of securities.

    I asked why they use “text” speak.

    “Why the hell would I type out a full word when I could get the point across in three letters?”

    QFTW, but I have a feeling this would never fly in London or NYC.
    Wrong.

    No offence, but this is not an interesting blog up until now...
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    Good effort on the writeup. I'm sure some people will find it interesting even if some of you don't.

    Enjoy yourself man. I'm sure you'll find more interesting/exciting stuff to write about as the weeks go on.
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    Which country are you working in?
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    BB: NI ODD

    Post some articles from there. That'll be a great filler.
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    U finish at 5.30?

    Lucky u. I hate my 8.00 pm finish days.
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    Where you at Jibzy?
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    (Original post by uthinkilltellu)
    Where you at Jibzy?
    Some Boutique in Nigeria...
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    smells like Russia?
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    (Original post by PortfolioManager)
    smells like Russia?
    A black man? In Russia?! Only in cages. Think inhospitable terrains of other kind
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    (Original post by Jibzy)
    Some Boutique in Nigeria...
    cool, can you clear up your inbox please :redface:
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    (Original post by PortfolioManager)
    smells like Russia?
    How did you come to that conclusion?
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    (Original post by Prince of Zamunda)
    note: Everyone, from the junior analysts, to the department head, casted a vote. I was also forced to vote even though I mentioned having no knowledge of how the banks operated there.
    Lol great image :rolleyes: , you sure the people didnt just want her out of there....

    But this is good stuff, you got me thinking into writing a PE intern one :p:
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    You go out at 5? **** this, I'm in audit and have to get back at 10 the earliest.
 
 
 
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