If money isn't your motivation, what are you still doing here?

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Why is making money the only motivation for pursuing a finance career? How about the love of finance as a discipline ? Love of learning? Challenge?


How can you guys say this isn't enjoyable? You are at the forefront of industry


Trying to get a better job (but really I guess wasting my time)

Trading's fairly exciting

You are working right now aren't you IBA1?

I'm blacked out after a shareholder meeting in a city 1,000 miles away from where I'm based

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