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15 Career StepsLongtime reader here, left the biz in 2012. I thought I'd give back and post some good advice that was shared with me by an older mentor when I was younger. Learn it. Use it. Live it. Hope you find it helpful. 15 CAREER STEPS 1.) Perception is everything...act as if. 2.) Never give them a reason t...
IBGYBG
2226 min 40 sec ago
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How to find a good Forex brokerWhen you find a broker, there are many factors you should consider. What is your priority consideration? ...
Miss Gorgeous
09 hours 50 min ago
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2017 FT S&T ThreadFeel free to post deadline dates and whether or not apps are open on here and I will continue to add. As you can tell, I have more names to add as well so just let me know who I left off and I will add: Wells Fargo: ClosedGoldman Sachs: Open Now (Deadline in December)J.P. Morgan: Open NowBank of Ame...
scdraider
2614 hours 51 min ago
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faster, better daily market updates using Excel VBA (code included)I wanted to share a tool I use to stay up to date with the markets with all the other monkeys out there looking for a job especially in S&T. I have developed a pretty cool excel sheet to get my daily market updates without having to surf through the web/click back and forth between different web...
vbamonkey
116 hours 51 min ago
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PetroleumW are looking for reliable supplier at Petroleum, we are looking for direct or mandate seller not fake ...
irwan
119 hours 40 min ago
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Anybody recently take the Series 7? Kaplan?Is the Kaplan Q bank recognized as being traditionally harder than the exam? I am scoring 82, 71, and 68 on the exams thus far and they seem to be a bit challenging. Anyone who has recently taken the 7 out there? ...
srj62
01 day 15 min ago
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Good prop shops in California?Does anybody know of good prop shops based in California? I've been looking around, but it seems that the vast majority are based in either Chicago or New York - even the ones that have SF offices only do dev work or recruiting from there. Any names would be much appreciated ...
lousy289
51 day 2 hours ago
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Corporate FX Sales (BBs)Does anyone have info about Corporate FX Sales groups within BBs? Long-term outlook of starting work on that desk, exit ops, general pathway, best firm? Met an alum who worked on a desk and his description of the work sounded really interesting. ...
dolphin18
01 day 2 hours ago
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Have you seen fights on your trading floor?Hello, I am new to finance, the advisor I am currently an intern for was telling me great stories about how back in the day when he was trading converts there used to be cursing and fighting all the time! Was this common did people really fist fight on the floor and why? I am only 18 thus why I do n...
EconomicsMajor
42 days 5 hours ago
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I haven't networked-am I in trouble?Been at a BB in derivs trading for 5 years now. As I've gotten more comfortable in my role/started to make a career at the bank I've frankly sort of stopped networking as it hasn't been necessary. To be entirely honest I'm a lonely sort and most of my friends are outside the industry-and as I haven...
creditcrisis
82 days 14 hours ago
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How to Start Trading (Compliments of Bondarb)There have been a few requests to find the classic post by Bondarb, so it made sense to sticky it. This is what he wrote: Here is how you learn about trading: Have at least 5k. If you dont have that then get it somehow, use your imagination. Set up an account on Interactive Brokers that allows your ...
Revsly
542 days 17 hours ago
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Who else is studying for Series 7?Anybody else in the process of studying? My exam date is Jan 15th and currently studying chapter 12 (municipal securities). I have been making a study guide as I go through each chapter, I can post it if anybody's interested. Having trouble staying focused right now though and I really don't want to...
BEAST MODE TRADER
192 days 22 hours ago
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First Post : FX traderHey guys, I'm looking for some advice for my future in trading. I started trading FX senior year of high school and I'm still trading to this day. I've had a lot of ups and in downs in the beginning but I'm now crossing the threshold of consistency by returning about 4% per month. I am about to go...
krash11554
84 days 4 hours ago
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Barclays Sales and Trading InterviewHas anyone interviewed at Barclays for Sales and Trading before? If so can you please give me some insight, thanks! ...
thatone
04 days 17 hours ago
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WSO Trading Contest on Wall Street SurvivorHey Monkeys, we thought it would be fun to run a stock market challenge this summer for the WSO community so we've partnered up with Wall Street Survivor for a two month virtual stock market investing challenge. If you're a stock market whiz or you have a knack for trading/investing, put your talent...
WallStreetOasis.com
55 days 6 hours ago
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Finding Trading Winternships?Tried looking for a post like this but couldn't find much. Looking for any trading winternships for this winter, either at a prop trading firm or at an S&T desk at a bank. have interned at a trading firm before, just want something to do this winter. thanks for any help! ...
aspiringtrader12345
55 days 16 hours ago
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Leveraging FT offer from one BB S&T to another BB S&THi Monkeys, I got an return offer from a BB and decide to explore opportunities outside the firm. I contacted another BB's hr. He asked me why I still want to explore and whether it is because I don't like my current team. How should I answer the question? I feel like the industry circle is quite sm...
KellyRobarts
35 days 16 hours ago
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Quality management services for the automotive parts industryHey, I own automotive parts retail and wholesale industry in British Columbia. It is much difficult to make and review the database. Even I felt little difficulty regarding the supply of parts, especially to other provinces. It is a must that the quality of the goods has to be maintained. So I had d...
Mannuel
06 days 13 hours ago
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Legit MM PE in Toronto area?Hi everyone, I'm a Canadian citizen with 2-4 years of Asset Management and early stage PE experience in Asia, who is looking to relocate back to Canada. I would ideally like to work for a MM PE firm in Toronto area. I searched the forum on what are some trustworthy MM PE firms in Toronto, and my imp...
Chimp_and_jeez
16 days 17 hours ago
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Futures exchange company seeking Joint venturesPlease help! I am employ by a China Financial Futures exchange company, will provide the investment fund seeking a U.S company who can provide and managing the HFT trading software strategies and techniques for a Joint ventures? Anyone have any idea? Please help. Thank you! ...
rolling5507
06 days 22 hours ago
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90 % of Traders lose money in the Markets ?! Nope.Note: I will use the word "Trader" as a vague term referring to day-traders, scalpers, investors & arbitrageurs. I always bump into articles talking about how "90 % of Traders lose money!" Nothing is further from the truth; the inputs used to determine the percentage of profitable traders/invest...
LeNasser
11 week 5 hours ago
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What are some of the differences between physical and paper energy trading?I understand that physical trading is more relationship driven. What aspects would you say are similar and also different. Is the paper side more likely to fall to quants in the future or is that unlikely? Is the paper side relationship driven at all? ...
EQ211
41 week 8 hours ago
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Sell side quant trading compensationFrom what I've seen as a SA, there are some electronic market making desks (for equities mainly) on the sell side that still deploy quant and hft strategies to generate alpha while staying within volcker restrictions. The people on these desks have told me what they do is similar to many hft quant h...
Grugru
21 week 8 hours ago
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How does one become a good market maker?I am struggling to properly understand the market making business (in investment banks). What makes a certain market maker more skillful than the other and what would he/she do better? Is this a business which requires technical abilites or is it more relationship based? I realise that this may diff...
LaNoob
01 week 1 day ago
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Event driven hedging - what does this desk do exactly?deleteddeleteddeleteddeleteddeleteddeleteddeleteddeleteddeleteddeleteddeleteddeleteddeleteddeleteddeleted ...
James Lee
41 week 1 day ago
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Getting into the game... (finding a commodities trading internship/job) Hey guys, long time lurker, first time poster. I am a rising economics and political science (double major, not that it matters) senior, and I am super interested in commodities trading. Physical commodities seems particularly interesting, however, I'm still 'new' so it all seems great. I have be...
Tandem21
101 week 1 day ago
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Desk analystDoes anyone know much about this position? I know they sit with S&T, but am a little confused on their hierarchy/classification (are they S&T or part of ER or credit research?). Also, what really distinguishes a desk analyst from say ER or a publishing analyst, etc. There is very little on t...
Anihilist
221 week 2 days ago
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S&T interview questions you've gotten Hey guys, recruitment is here. We should list out any questions we have been asked in S&T internships so we can help prepare each other. ...
thatone
41 week 2 days ago
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Finding upcoming events for a stockYahoo Finance used to have a section where they'd show upcoming events related to a stock, like earnings announcements or other important events. I don't see it there any longer. Are there other websites where these events are listed? I want earnings announcements, new product launches, etc. ...
jrpt
41 week 2 days ago
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S&T Careers.com Interview Guide - worth the money?Hi guys! I was preparing for my S&T interview and came across this:http://www.salesandtradingcareers.com/#/interview-... Has anybody bought the guide? Would love to know whether it is worth the money. ...
venomily
71 week 3 days ago
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Blackrock's Trading and Liquidity groupHi all, I have been invited to interview for a ft position within BLK's trading and liquidity group. I was wondering if anyone had insight into this group, and if it was possible to work from this group into a PM role? Lastly, is this a truly trading role, or more of a trade support group? Thanks!...
jps92
11 week 3 days ago
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According to options traders, stock markets are going to get really interesting very soon.There has been talk of Wall Street headding towards another crisis, with murmurs here and there talkng about bubbles similar to the dot coms and the MBS'es. Another murmur is now doing the rounds, that the stock markets are going to get real interesting really soon. The CBOE Volatility Index, also k...
alienronaldo
131 week 4 days ago
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Any advice to aspiring/job hunting/prospective quant traders about to graduate from college?There's a LOT of advice out there about trading. It tells you how to select securities, when to short, and so on. But there's a downside to having so much advice, you don't know what to follow.Some of the questions a relative newbie like me could have : IS it good to have a Bloomberg Terminal certif...
alienronaldo
11 week 4 days ago
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Exercising options in paper trading sitesAre there paper trading sites where you can exercise the options? I am using CBOE and Investopedia and I don't see any way to exercise the option. Thanks ...
RyanFz
11 week 4 days ago
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PnL% of Prop Traders?Does anyone have any insight into the range for the PnL of prop traders? Such as the minimum before you get sacked, the average (likely) PnL, and what a stellar PnL looks like. Or even if someone knows what sort of returns prop shops would salivate over should I cheekily attach my trade history with...
Bonzo Bojangles
01 week 4 days ago
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Prop Shops and Exit OppsHi guys, This is really something I need an answer to, Basically there are 2 types of Prop shops: 1) Those like Amplify Trading, Futexlive, Blueprint Capital, Savius LLC These firms basically recruit juniors without experience after enrolling them in a course (which you pay) and back them financiall...
LeNasser
31 week 5 days ago
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Environmental commodities marketsDoes anybody here work in this industry? It seems to be incredibly niche at this point. I'm a fresh grad with zero trading experience, heard about an opportunity to work in this field two days ago and now have a first round interview Thursday. This firm trades a lot of shit, from energy credits to b...
Traderade
31 week 5 days ago
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Back office to middle office?I'm currently working a back office job doing corporate action/settlement at a custodian banking environment (HSBC/Citi/Standard Chartered) for a little over 1 to 2 months in Hong Kong. I wonder how long I should stay at my current job and what it takes to move into middle office roles such as trade...
somebodynobody
71 week 6 days ago
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Why is Bitcoin so volatile?So another hack happened (surprise surprise), and this time they stole 120000 units of bitcoin from Bitfinex, a Hong Kong based bitcoin exchange. The overall value of that amount? Around $77M. The result? Bitcoin's value dropped 20% to around $480 per bitcoin. It did rebound to $550, and is looking ...
alienronaldo
21 week 6 days ago
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What's in Background Check?So background Check?! Honestly, I have never been through one before. What should I expect from a background check. Do I fill out a background check form of some sort? Or do they just verify my resume? What's included in background check? I know I shouldn't be worried, but it kind of got to me when ...
jesus of nazareth
161 week 6 days ago
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Trader's lifestyleSurprisingly, I can't find many threads on this topic. There have been many threads on the banker's lifestyle, but not many threads on the trader's lifestyle. We all know that the myth of models and bottles in banking is a lie. Getting girls has little to do with money, it's all about your game. We ...
Gekko93
501 week 6 days ago
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Moving into tradingI just graduated college and decided to pursue a career in trading. I have experience as a financial analyst intern for a RE company, and I live in Chicago. How can I find trading companies here, learn more about the industry and move into this space? Is there a list of companies I can apply to some...
MoneyLooksStatus
11 week 6 days ago
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Delta One TradingHello all, I am brand new to WSO. I will be a junior this fall, and am looking into summer internships for 2017. I am connecting with a guy next week who is the head of portfolio sales and trading at a well known bank. I have done extensive research on IB analyst programs at the bulge firms and bout...
muohgr
11 week 6 days ago
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Heard on the Street PDFIt seems like the links on scribd requires a subscription. Can anyone PM me a pdf copy of this book? Thanks! ...
avo427
81 week 6 days ago
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madnessYou Americans are blody fools, if you only knew how weak Europe is, you should be much less optimistic ! ...
Mindful
32 weeks 1 hour ago
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How to phrase no offerHi all, Did a S&T internship at a BB but did not receive a return offer. Was very clear why: I was not enthusiastic about the job (very true). Not upset other than the fact I have less leverage for FT recruiting. Question: I've heard that, if in interviews, if they don't SPECIFICALLY ask if I re...
Quint101
52 weeks 5 hours ago
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Writing tips for Ph. D. StudentsI find useful tips from the paper in the title. I added sentences with *. If you want the whole paper with 23 pages, PM or google. ORGANIZATION Always put the date and your contact info on the front page. Figure out the one central and novel contribution of your paper. Start with the main result. G...
Monozilla
02 weeks 7 hours ago
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Has anyone taken the Series 57 yetI am about to start a new job equity trading and originally thought I would need to take the Series 55. As of January 2016, the Series 55 is no longer the Securities Trader Exam, it is now called the Series 57. Have any of you taken the exam and if so, which service did you use for exam prep/pract...
wildcat1313
62 weeks 16 hours ago
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Non compete clause for prop shopsDoes anybody know cases of prop shops enforcing/not enforcing non-compete clause if somebody goes work for their competitor? For color its a mid-big size prop shop (mentioned a lot in the forum) and they pay my salary during my non-compete clause. Any reply or PM would be appreciated! ...
QWEigniteR
62 weeks 1 day ago
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Cross Asset InvestmentHello, can somebody explain me what cross asset investment is and why this is related to S&T. I applied for S&T at Commerzbank and will be interviewed by the cross asset investment team. Thank you for your help. ...
Liverpool2016
02 weeks 1 day ago
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Finished S&T internship---> How to I quantify in resume? Hi all, I just finished my internship in S&T and as you all know, as an intern, it's difficult to really have meaningful input because you're only shadowing and working on some projects. How can I quantify some of this and have strong bullet points on my resume? Thanks! ...
Quint101
22 weeks 2 days ago
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Breaking into the "Sales" Portion of S&T?I am very interested in sales. I consider myself very extroverted. I'd prefer to be in the sales position rather than the trader/trader-sales position. How do I go about breaking in? Also, does institutional equity sales = institutional sales? ...
jnijnijn
12 weeks 2 days ago
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FINRA Rulebook for DummiesHi there, new WSO community member here! I am interested in advancing my career in Trading Products Compliance and think that a great start would be to acquire a more solid and holistic understanding of the FINRA Rulebook. Does anyone know of any resources (blogs, books, websites, etc...) that expl...
Gullfoss2016
02 weeks 2 days ago
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Smaller firms specializing in structured products Hey guys, I have a bit of a strange academic situation. I am a senior at a top school studying math. I intend to go to grad school next year but am free this spring. I'm pretty much new to finance. I did some work for an Asset Management firm in the past but am interested in structured products and ...
robbentheking
02 weeks 3 days ago
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New job as researcher for energy trading teamI will be starting a new job in September where my primary role will be to provide research to the energy derivatives trading team of a gas/LPG supplier. Any advice/comments on what a typical day is like, and how I can do a really good job? :) Thanks! ...
ElaineSeinfeld
02 weeks 3 days ago
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How do quotations work ?Hi my monkeys. For some reason i haven't been able to find a simple explanation online to this question. How do quotations work mechanically ? eg, for the price of a stock to be changed on my screen, what needs to happen ? does this mean that a few micro seconds ago, a transaction occurred at that p...
dick_fluid
62 weeks 4 days ago
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Anyone go to the Trader Monthly party at Harry's?Did anyone else hit this up? The top 30 under 30 thing was actually a very good time. ...
FX master
92 weeks 4 days ago
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Finance and ArtI know I've already posted this on other boards, just want to get everyone's insight. Anyone here on the finance side of the art industry? I have been interested in this topic as of late and am struggling to find any detail on it, other than a few articles online of a shop or two. Another user poste...
TXrealestate
02 weeks 4 days ago
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Mandara Capital - Culture, Pay, Prestige?Hey all, anyone heard of Mandara Capital? I had an interview with them and the next step would be a face to face in London. Just want to see if anyone has in depth knowledge of the company culture, presitge, pay, and anything else that I might need to know. Thanks ...
JShred
62 weeks 4 days ago
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Upcoming election I was just wondering why is the majority of Wall Street backing Clinton over Trump? If Trump wins is there any chance he can actually repeal some of that regulations put in place such as the Dodd-Frank? ...
Bejung
02 weeks 4 days ago
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Credit Desk Analyst role at BB?What are people's thoughts on a credit desk analyst role at a BB? (GS, MS, JP, etc.) What type of exit opportunities does it present? What are the pros and cons versus IB? What are the similarities and differences? ...
creditdeskanalyst123
12 weeks 4 days ago
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Trade Debate: $SHAK, Long or Short?It's been a tough environment for restaurant stocks lately however, there are still optimists out there today after the bell as Shake Shack reports earnings. "'The burger chain reports second-quarter earnings after the market closes Wednesday. It does so after several fast food joints-including Mc...
mCobb
02 weeks 5 days ago
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S&T FT Hiring?Is it just me or does it appear to be impossible to land a job in S&T at a Bank/Firm without completing a summer internship there first? If you know of any full-time Sales & Trading programs, please let me know. Otherwise, I'm considering taking the GMAT and going to a MFin/MQF program to ge...
wolfofchicago
12 weeks 5 days ago
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Percentage Bands for tradesSo as I'm studying for my exam I have a question to ask. When entering a trade it must fall within the designated percentage bands from the NBBO but also comply with the percentage band of clearly erroneous and also LULD bands? Im quite confused because they are not relatively close in terms of perc...
Rphilip21
32 weeks 5 days ago
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JP morgan S&T internshipHello Everyone, I'm going into my senior year at Rutgers. Im double majoring in accounting and finance and minoring in econ ..gpa 3.47 (fingers crossed, it should improve before I graduate). I already have an offer with PwC for after I graduate but I'd like to apply for JP Morgan s&t internship ...
moneykid777
42 weeks 6 days ago
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Sales & Trading Assistant SalaryI received an offer for a sales & trading assistant position at a small cap mkt firm (less than 10 employees) in Western US. I'm hoping someone could give me a range on what I should expect for salary & commission share. They are sponsoring me for series 7 & 63. Not sure if it even matte...
Clemente14
03 weeks 12 hours ago
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When should Summer Analysts start networking with other banks/firms to ensure we have FT interviews if we don't receive returnHi there, I'm finishing up my S&T internship at a BB bank and while I think (hope) that I did well enough to receive an offer after this Summer, S&T return offers tend to be lower than those of IB and other desks. I hear some interns and friends have already been interviewing for other banks...
Quint101
03 weeks 15 hours ago
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Bonus structure at small hedge fund (am I being played?)Okay, so I just received an offer from a small hedge fund (10 - 20 people) in Chicago. I will be a trading assistant until I can prove my worth and become an actual trader (6-12 months). The hedge fund manages around $60 - 120 million dollars and primarily does volatility arbitrage on equity options...
VolArbTrader
373 weeks 1 day ago
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Personal trading account on Resume Should I add my personal trading account to my resume? 5% return since October...obviously it's nothing spectacular, but I think it shows my interests for the markets. I've traded stock and options. ...
dstech1
33 weeks 1 day ago
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Target MBA for trading at a BBAre any MBA schools considered targets for trading at a BB? Someone told me that there's no OCR for trading at any MBA schools so I wanted to check with you. I understand that an MBA will not help me get into trading at a prop shop, but I'm specifically interested in weird, illiquid products. ...
woahdude
13 weeks 1 day ago
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What are good technical questions to ask traders?Aside from the personal questions and being a normal person I wanted to ask a few technical questions that gauge their interest. Thoughts? ...
mCobb
53 weeks 3 days ago
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S&T interview questions you've received Hey guys, recruitment is here. We should list out any questions we have been asked in S&T interviews so we can help prepare each other. ...
thatone
03 weeks 3 days ago
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Vol Swap payoffsHi, I'm looking into the differences between vol swaps and var swaps and from what I understand var swaps should always provide a better payoff than a vol swap if they have the same strike. However, when looking at an example with vol strike of 20% and realised vol of 28.4% I find that my vol swap ...
stephanie16
83 weeks 3 days ago
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Books on Physical Commodity TradingIt seems like there's been an increasing amount of attention given to the physical commodities business on this site lately. If anyone can recommend any good books on the subject please post them here. Thanks. P.S.- Already read the King of Oil. ...
MarketParticipant
163 weeks 4 days ago
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What are the different desks at your bank?Wondering if someone could chime in on the different desks that their bank has and what might be an example of a type of transaction that might go on for the desk. Trying to learn a little about what different desks are out there and what kind of clients you might have. For example: Cash Equities: A...
JesStaley
03 weeks 4 days ago
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Long-term career prospects in S&TI just started FT at a BB firm. i was wondering what the take is for the long-term career prospects within the industry. Is it safe to assume I'll have a strong career 10-15 years down the line? Part of me is drawn to something more stable, such as accounting. ...
ststable3
23 weeks 4 days ago
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Bank of England cuts interest rates to 0.25%http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-36976528 This is the first policy reform as a direct impact of Brexit. In a desperate move to stimulate the economy, BOE has also mentioned that rates could go lower if necessary. Analysts are expecting ZIRP by year end. Will this push the UK to NIRP in the future?...
LeNasser
23 weeks 4 days ago
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Cindicator - How to test your forecasting skills?Hi everyone, Interested in trading but not ready yet to risk your savings? We developed an exciting application called "Cindicator" which will help you to predict future share prices changes, currency pairs, and other significant financial events. The application is completely free for users, and we...
Cindicator
03 weeks 4 days ago
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Bank of America Quantitative Middle Office? is it quantitative or middle office?I had interview with Bank of America Quantitative Middle Office. First off, I am not sure what they are doing exactly and the answers are not consistent. I was told it's similar to quant on the desk... but why a quant in the middle office? Has anyone worked there before and how's it really going? Fo...
william999
73 weeks 4 days ago
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Is this a real trading job? Can S&T ever go back to taking real prop risk?Is this a real trading job? Or do these trading roles not really emulate how the BBs used to run their books pre-2007? ------------------------------------------------ BSM Associates are looking for a Funding & Liquidity - Trading/Execution - Tier 1 IB. Tier 1 Bank seeks candidate with experienc...
mjc229
23 weeks 5 days ago
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What do Traders look for in their Brokers?Afternoon WSO, As an incoming trainee broker at a large inter-dealer broker (think ICAP/BGC) I was just wondering what are the sorts of things that traders look for when looking to open a line with a broker? What things do brokers do that set themselves apart from the rest and make you more likely ...
Goose500
53 weeks 5 days ago
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Asset profitability?I want to know, what would you say is the most profitable asset class for trading nowadays? I'm talking about trading them at a bank/proprietary trading firm, not as a self-employed. Also, which ones are dying? Which ones are raising? Some examples of asset classes: - Equities - Options - Commoditie...
Hiperfly
13 weeks 5 days ago
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Are you for or against HFT?Wanted to get a discussion going here about High Frequency Trading. Can't really put my finger on what side I should take considering the good and the bad things I've heard about it. I'm not the most informed on the subject, so I'd like to hear some opinions on the subject matter. ...
mCobb
293 weeks 5 days ago
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BB Trading Assistant --> Trader?Just wondering what your thoughts are on transitioning from a FI trading assistant at a BB to a full-time trader? Seems like it's nearly impossible. ...
NoJobProspectsInSight
03 weeks 5 days ago
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wolfofchicago
23 weeks 6 days ago
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NYC vs ChicagoWould you rather make 700k in NYC or 500k in Chicago and why? ...
AlgoTrader
54 weeks 48 min ago
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How much capital would YOU need to make 1 million dollars?How much capital would YOU need to make 1 million dollars within 5 years? Any type of investing is allowed. ...
VanGalen
624 weeks 1 hour ago
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GARP ERPCurrently working as a natural gas scheduler but am interested in moving over to the financial side of commodity trading. Wondering what people's thoughts were on the ERP certification and if it's something employers would value? Current employer doesn't have a large financial presence so hard to ga...
chuckwagon
14 weeks 1 day ago
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Forex Salesperson/Trader ConsultationLooking for a 30 minute conversation with a forex salesperson or trader in a bulge/middle bracket firm. I would like to be tested on market jargon, understanding orders, etc. Willing to pay market rate for 30 minutes. Ping me if you can help. Please and thanks. ...
asc_fic
01 month 1 day ago
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Moving to NY, Stockbroker AdviceHello, I am wondering how to best prepare for a move to NY in pursuit of a finance job with a company that provides broker training and Series 7 sponsorship. How might I best prepare for such a move? My plan is to give myself 60 days to find related employment and 120 days thereafter to take and pas...
jouster85
01 month 1 day ago
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Quasar Trading - Anybody ever heard of this place?Hey all, I was wondering if anybody here has heard of Quasar Trading. Their website is here: http://www.quasar-trading.com/ If you know anything about their reputation, training, philosophy, or comp (I assume its all performance based) I'd appreciate it. Thx ...
jackstone
141 month 2 days ago
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Hold Brothers Capital - Equity Proprietary Trader I keep on coming across job posts for "Equity Proprietary Trader" at Hold Brothers, and was hoping someone had some insight on working there. Are these guys legit, or are they one of those shops that are just after you paying a few thousand bucks for some lousy training program. (yes I know I alread...
vr4mitsu
71 month 2 days ago
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Salesandtradingcareers.com interview guideHi all, I am one of the many chasing derivstrading to have his interview guide. I tried to PM him and also all of those involved in previous conversations about the subject. He didn't reply and the others told me to contact him. Does anybody have it? Please, I really need it. ...
alfonso.moscato
01 month 3 days ago
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Best Graduate Trading SchemesHi everyone, Just a quick background on me: I am currently entering my third year at University College London. I have worked at Glencore for two summers, and more recently a private commodities trading firm. I am very interested in the commodities industry, and would like to apply to trading grad...
JohnyBravoLondon
01 month 3 days ago
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MO to FO Trading... Is this too aggressive Hi guys, I wanted to get some input here, I'm currently in my mid 20s working in the middle office of a very large (100bn+) buy side asset manager in their regional NYC office. I'm one of two people working on confirms/settlements of all products (FI/EQ/FX/IRS/repo), cash and position management, as...
dumbasscollegekid
81 month 3 days ago
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Masters needed for ag graduate?Currently just finishing an ag degree here, should end up with first class honours. My aim would be to get in to get into one of the big grain traders under a graduate program. I'd have a good understanding of grain market fundamentals but would a masters be beneficial to do as my cv is fairly bare ...
Yarrow11
11 month 3 days ago
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Technical Analysis =< Emotional Analysis?I'll start with acknowledging my ignorance and profess I'm quite new to trading and (sophisticated) investment in general. I am considering learning python and quant trading. Crypto is intriguing to me in this context. My question has a few parts. First, my understanding (based on what I have read) ...
jdogg05
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Etf and ipoTrying to find today's best etfs. Do I need to consider load costs. What should I put in my Roth Ira. ...
Ggeroux
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Best desks to start a career in S&TGiven the current economic climate, what are the best desks to start a carer in S&T? Equities have been doing pretty well recently, but with the baby boomers coming I'm quite bullish on fixed income. ...
jerry4332
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Is it worth it for me to get an MFE ?Background about me: I started as a software engineer at a BB this year, but after learning more about the industry I would be more interested down the road as a trader. I'm not sure though if I can make the switch internally, and I've been wondering if an MFE is a good investment. I had interviews ...
BanksReggae
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