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SPOTLIGHT: Trader's Train Rules and FAQsThe goal of Wall Street Oasis’ Trader's Train is to give our users the best possible snapshot of life in sales & trading, from internships and recruiting to compensation and career progression. Working towards that goal, we’ve created a Frequently Asked Questions page for Wall Street in gene...
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trading from georgia techHey everyone. So I know that Georgia Tech is a nontarget(semi target at best) for corp finance in banks, but I was just wondering how it does in terms of trading. From what I hear the bank's trading divisions love engineering and math students from top engineering schools. Is Georgia Tech targete...
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Physical Trading: Crude vs LPGFor the pros out there. What is your take on crude marketing / trading vs LPG marketing / trading? What would you say is the future of both and which one has more growth potential. What is the relative attractiveness and is one more lucrative than the next (and if so, is the gap expected to narrow?)...
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Urgent decision - opinions appreciatedBasically, have to decide pretty soon between these two graduate programs: 1) Master in Financial Engineering - UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business 2) Master in Computational Finance - Carnegie Mellon, Tepper School of Business Background: European engineering undergrad, relevant BB internships, no...
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EDF Trading: well known in the Energy Trading business?Hi guys, Just wanted to know your take on these guys? Are they well known in the energy trading business? Or am I better off at a prop house, e.g. Gunvor. ...
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T3 Trading NYCHi guys, I did a search and read everything pertaining to the topic, but would like to see if anyone else has any relevant info. I was invited to an interview at T3 Trading in NYC this coming Tuesday for a Summer Equity Trader. They say there is a capital contribution - here's the thing. From what I...
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Which options has better career prospect?1. Applied math degree with minor in CS and finance. - More mathematical finance courses + stats. 2. Joint major in math and CS, minor in finance. - less math courses, more cs courses but still same the number of credits required. ...
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OTC Commodities ContractsI'm beginning my internship on a physical gas desk in Houston at a super-major firm on Monday so naturally I've been reading up on the business as much as my final exam schedule allows and a question came to mind: Does a market for options on specific physical commodities exist? I know that you can...
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AMA Discretionary Hedge Fund TraderI did one of these before a couple years back when i was on the sellside, and figured why not do another one since these threads seem to get a lot of traction and provide a lot of useful info for kids. My background: -Discretionary trader at a large hedge fund, focusing on credit and convertibles -P...
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Vatic Labs - any info?Has anyone here heard of Vatic Labs before? And if so, care to share some insight? I know they're a relatively new prop trading firm founded by a former Jump employee but beyond that there's not a whole lot about them on the internet. ...
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Ronin Capital: more information regarding interview for assistant trader positionAnybody know about this firm? They're a prop shop in Chicago that mostly trades equity options. I have an interview for an assistant trader position. Do you know what the base for this job would be? ...
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Leverage and successWhat drives success? Everyone who succeeds credits something different for their success. Some credit hard work. Others credit being in the right place at the right time. Some credit parents, friends, a boss, a wife, the list goes on. The problem with success is that it's hard to duplicate. No...
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Fixed Income S&T SA interview, what to expect?I have a S&T SA interview for fixed income division. Any one knows how to best prepare for this kind of interview? Thanks ...
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Investor Services - J.P.Morgan How would you rank the following roles and business groups in J.P.Morgan, in terms of how interesting the work is? Role type: –Product Development –Product Management –Sales & Relationship Management –Service & Solutions Business area: –Agency Clearing, Collateral Management & ...
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What kind of jobs should I be looking for when I graduate?Please only answer this if you are over 25 and have experience in the industry. I don't want to be misguided. I am finishing my junior year at NYU on tuesday. I think my GPA will be a little above 3.5 at the end of this year and it will probably be around that when I graduate. I was originally doing...
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Licensing For DummiesSeeing as there have been a few recent posts about the NASD/FINRA Licensing exams, I thought it would be prudent to discuss them with you guys, since most of you monkeys looking for full-time employment on the street will need to take them in some way, shape or form. Very simply, the licensing exam...
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JH Darbie & Co S&T interview on ThursdayHello WSO, I was wondering if you guys know anything about JH Darbie and co and their internship program? Background: Non-Target Rising junior Econ Major Math Minor Thanks ...
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What in the world does this mean!?Hello everyone. I am going into an interview with a firm and they have 4 positions open. I wanted to ask what these positions do? They are titled as follows: · Customer Settlement · Dividends & Reorg. · Street Settlement · General Securities Processing I have ...
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Treasury Sales VP Taking QuestionsHello,I was told about this site about year ago from an analyst on our desk. I sell government bonds for a large BB. I am going to try to maintain some anonymity here, so please do not ask me which bank. Also I have no interest in networking through this site. I get 10 calls a day from college grads...
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Forex_tradingI am a beginner forex trader and having already lost a small fortune, and then some, within this week, I decided to stop and reflect before I blow out again. If any of you would be so kind, I need some answers and/or validations. As far as forex trading is concerned, I am still a novice and I conclu...
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A la Recherche du Temps PerduSo: this has probably been posted somewhere else a couple of times, or a thousand times, but I have no clue how to find it. I have traded for a few years pro se and made all the usual mistakes. Haven't counted losses in my accounts but I think I lost over 20K or so. That, however, is not the focus ...
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Internship at the Chicago Board of TradeHello guys, I am new here and found this site doing a few searches Anyways, I am a Junior at a non-target with a 3.9GPA and a triple major in Finance, Econ, and Accounting. This summer, I have an options trading internship with a "big" trader who has a seat on the exchange. One of my goals is to eve...
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NYC full time roommate (July)Anyone looking for a roommate in NYC around July?(or late June). I am an incoming s&t analyst at a BB located in downtown Manhattan. Currently living in a different city, so I will start to look for a place after a month or so right after graduation. Planning to sublet a studio while looking for...
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Information about sales exposureHi guys, where can I get the information about the sales exposure of certain companies to foreign markets? For example, the exposure of a company to Europe. Are there any databases where I can find this information? Thanks in advance, ...
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Macro Research????Hi everyone, I have an offer for the summer from a top BB to do macro research with the bank's chief economist. Apart from graduate school, what sorts of exit opportunities will I have if I take the job? I was told that moving into rates strategy or mortgage strategy after 2 or so years is an optio...
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