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Entries from May 2007

Stupid Dollar

May 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

The dollar stands somewhere near R$1.94 after being at R$2.12 when I got here in January. Sucks for me, my dollars are worth less and less but the Brazilians are slightly happier about it. One of the articles I read in O Globo had a comments section, with four of the five comments [...]

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More on Markets

May 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

I’ve started looking at firms I want to work for next year and Markets are at the top of the list. No idea why being the focal point of buyers and sellers intrigues me, but it just does. I would’ve loved to go to the NYSE during the era of open outcry and [...]

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Status Update

May 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

My internship is slowly defining itself. I spent the first two weeks at AmsterdamSauer surfing the Internet and checking flight prices for some travels I want to take in the fall. Not a very productive time, but as my boss was at the tail end of another implementation project, he wasn’t able to [...]

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Day 2 at Amsterdam Sauer, 100 Days Left in Brazil

May 8th, 2007 · No Comments

Sadly, my first day of the internship was very much like how I spent the last few years working: reading CNN, BBC News and Wikipedia. In my defense, my new manager told me that he was on the tail end of an implimentation project and didn’t have too much time for me specifically, and [...]

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All Packed Up

May 4th, 2007 · No Comments

Flight to Rio leaves tomorrow and phase two of the time in Brazil begins. The Moore School diaspora has widened as people have left for their internship locations. We’ve students across Europe, a few working in China, all longitudes of the Americas. Sadly though, the International part of the IMBA process doesn’t [...]

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