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Global macro recruiting - a primerThis post is a summary of my extensive job search in the global macro/asset allocation space. I intend it to be a primer for newbies interested in the space but, no doubt, experienced people will also relate to it; as will those recruiting in the HF/AM space, more generally. Please feel free to comm...
535 min 59 sec ago
Bridger Capital - Secret Society: What do you know?So Martin Shkreli showed up on the radio show "The Breakfast Club" with Charlemagne Tha God. Interviewed pharma-bro and they brought up the secret society "Bridger Capital", the Illuminati of Hedge Funds. Shkreli was shocked that Charlemagne Tha God knew of this group and that he had been invited to...
107 hours 42 min ago
Working as a Prime BrokerHi, I originally posted this in the IB forum but I think its better fit for here since a lot of hedge fund guys seem to interact with prime brokers. Basically I've been researching different finance jobs, and I think prime brokerage might be a good fit for me. So I was wondering if anyone could give...
013 hours 2 min ago
Are you secretly yearning for someone who can read the s.y.m.b.o.l.s.?I am looking for an NYC position. I do have are a very particular set of skills. Skills I have acquired over a very transitional career. I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don't have money. I have skills that make me a
519 hours 9 min ago
Morgan Stanley Fund Services Super-day 2016Hi, I was wondering if anyone has an idea of how the super-day for Morgan Stanley Investor Services group in Purchase goes by. This is an opportunity for the Summer Graduate Training program. Thanks! ...
021 hours 10 min ago
HF on the west coast that are research driven? I'm particularly interested in HF that do research then apply their theories to investments like AQR. Are there any HF on the west coast that have a similar approach? ...
023 hours 58 min ago
Multi-manager compensationHi all - Was hoping to get input on what market compensation for typical multi-manager platforms is (think citadel / surveyor, BAM, milleniums of the world). I'm a Senior Analyst (graduated in '11) making a transition from a single manager fund (>10B AUM; think Eminence, Highline, Soros of the wo...
71 day 4 hours ago
Have any of you went from a non-finance path and broken into a hedge fund? Something like this...?The reason I ask was I was reading about that pharma guy (who raised the price of the AIDS drug) on wikipedia: "Shkreli dropped out before his senior year [of Hunter College High School] due to lack of interest, but received the credits necessary for his diploma through a program that placed him in...
41 day 4 hours ago
Black Diamond Capital ManagementAnyone know anything about Black Diamond? Know they do distressed PE and distressed HF stuff but doesn't seem to be much else out there. Thanks. Comp? Structure? Culture? Prestige? etc. ...
01 day 6 hours ago
My guide on how to get a hedge fund job out of undergradMod Note (Andy) - We're reposting the top discussions from 2015, this one ranks #17 and was originally posted 2/15/2015. The topic of getting hired at a hedge fund directly out of undergraduate compels many students. The response to the question: "Is it possible to get hired at a hedge fund directly...
821 day 8 hours ago
Sumzero helpHi Guys, I am on the sell side trying to switch to the buyside with not too much luck. I need your help if somebody has a login to Sumzero. The site has 3 postings for jobs that I believe are relevant to my background, but unfortunately since I am on the sell-side I don't have full access to the sit...
62 days 8 hours ago
Hedge Fund StocksGoing through the recent round of hedge fund letters, it feels like many of the very respected LS hedge funds own a disproportionate amount of very high profile/large cap internet/tech stocks (Amazon, Netflix, Google, etc.) - especially the large, prestigious Tiger Cubs. Just my opinion, but seems p...
42 days 14 hours ago
Showtime's "Billions" - What are your thoughts? For those of you who have seen Showtime's new show, "Billions," I'm wondering what you think of it? It "borrows" a lot from the SAC Capital story and includes some corny moments, but overall I thought it was entertaining. Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis are both good actors, if nothing else. If you ...
282 days 19 hours ago
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02 days 21 hours ago
Rift at Bridgewater Associates ?Thoughts on the Bridgewater apparent Dalio-Jensen rift ? What about the "Pain Button" app that Bridgewater employees use to record "feelings" (anger, frustration, sadness)? (wsj link inside the post). Employees at the world's largest hedge fund carry around iPads with an app called "Pain Button." ...
62 days 22 hours ago
HFT impact on volatility and discretionary HFs future ?I just have a simple question. What is the outlook for discretionary HF ? and discretionary investing in general ? Can HFs focused for example on Credit become automated with quant skills sometime in the future ? Another thing that has been in my mind is: As we all know traders need volatility, but ...
12 days 23 hours ago
Has Herbalife won in the fight versus Bill Ackman?As one of the most highly publicized hedge fund managers around, just about everyone here knows about Ackman and his fight against Herbalife, in which he took a short position worth about $1 billion against the company he accuses of fraud. In addition to the lawyers and lobbyists Pershing Square has...
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123 days 6 hours ago
Emerging Manager Programs.I recently joined a startup (<$5M AUM) fund organized as a CTA with an equity index options & futures strategy. The PM is a former trader at a good sized fund (>$6B AUM) and has 13+ years experience trading derivatives with a good track record. We incepted in late 2014 so we've now got ove...
13 days 7 hours ago
New Computer Tips for Hedge Fund AnalystJunior buy-side analyst, expecting to do little to moderate amount of travel. Need to get a new computer. My firm gave me a desktop at work. Currently my setup is flexible, I have no additional screens at home and very little desk space in NYC to get a suitable remote desktop away from the office. M...
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Is S&T right for me? Offers at DB Credit Trading & >$1bn Buyside Fundamental Credit FundHey guys, I'm a junior at a target (Ivy) interested in credit. I'm trying to figure out the best way to get to a credit HF. I currently have offers to join DB's structured credit desk as well as as a HY credit analyst at a >$1bn credit fund at a large bank. Obviously 1 is sell-side and 1 is bu...
54 days 18 hours ago
Best advice for getting into quant/hedge fund/HFT in LondonHi all, I'm currently working as a graduate software developer in FTSE 100 company in southern England ( very close to London). I've graduated last summer, so I'm still "fresh meat", however most of my friends from uni are working in finance and I feel like I want to get a piece of that as well, bef...
04 days 23 hours ago
Due Diligence- Talking to SourcesHF analysts, how do you get sources of information to take the time and agree to let you interview them? I've always wondered this. Is there anything in it for them, or are people just generally willing to talk if you're nice to them? I don't mean company executives, obviously they'll talk to you. R...
16 days 9 hours ago
How to keep track of so many numbers/informationI'm relatively new on the buyside and I think one thing I'm struggling with is keeping track of so many different numbers. I keep hearing the PM asking some of the more experienced analysts about a given name, and they just fire back the answers, including lots of numbers or other data points..even ...
16 days 9 hours ago
Citadel Global EquitiesHas anyone gone through Citadel's Global Equity interview process and could share some insights on structure / content? Happy to revert back to the group in a bit once my process has ended. Thanks! ...
76 days 10 hours ago


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