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WSO Hall of Fame: Trading ForumThe Wall Street Oasis Trading Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best discussions on the trading industry. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To view a full list of Q&A’s & Interviews please navigate here. ...
WallStreetOasis.com
12 months 4 days ago
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Citi vs UBS S&T internshipWhich internship is better? Both programs are 3, 3 week rotations and about the same pay. Who has the better overall S&T department? Which bank has a better overall future ahead (5-10 years) Thanks for the help! ...
NYguy07
133 min 14 sec ago
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AMA: FX Trader: High Volatility Job, Low Excitement Life Right, Assuming you have read the title, this is one of those "I feel sorry for myself" Saturday night posts, it's also an AMA, because I'm bored. Now that that is out of the way, let me start with a short introduction, I am a trader on the FX desk at a BB in London (I am not going to disclose which...
TripleDown
7231 min 52 sec ago
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How long should you wait after a superday before emailing the HR?Hey guys... I am really nervous right now: I come from a target school, but don't have a fit resume for S&T. I applied to GS S&T as secondary choice and they gave me a first round video interview on Hirevue. And then I was notified of a final round. I interviewed with 3 ppl (1MD) in the fina...
chenjh
132 min 31 sec ago
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S&T Summar Analyst desk placement - how?Hey guys, I'm a Sophomore who will be going to a BB for the summer in S&T. I was wondering if anyone could offer some insight into how desk placement for rotations works and what I should be doing now to figure out which desks I want to be on. ...
marmotofwallstreet
05 hours 36 min ago
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What happens when DB goes under 10$ per share?So, a relatively common thing I've read on trading books is that it's a bad idea to buy or hold stocks if they are <10. Today DB closed at 10.24EU in Europe and it's slightly higher in the US. What do you guys think it's going to happen if and when it goes below 10? ...
neink
117 hours 5 min ago
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Best internships for Quant Trading?Hey fellow monkeys, I'm really hope to work in a quantitative hedge fund (I find the intersection of finance, computing and math super interesting, have been trying to learn how to create my own trading models + use quantopian) but as a pure finance major (With a minor in mathematics and a minor in ...
JTJR
258 hours 52 min ago
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Breaking into prop from media backgroundHey guys I was curious to which prop firms hire seniors that aren't STEM or finance majors. I'm a media and communications major, but recently been losing interest in it after seeing the field to be too agenda ridden for my tastes witnessing it this election. I go to University of Washington which i...
Dave-Goldberg
410 hours 34 min ago
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What can a sophomore do for the summer?I am a sophomore at a target school and I am set on S&T as a career. I had couple interviews with bb's, but did not get to the superdays for any of them. What are my options now for this summer? I really want to do something regarding markets. ...
eagles7
211 hours 9 min ago
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TBA (Mortgages) Carry CalculationSo this is a really specific question but I need help calculating the carry on a long TBA trade. Just for example's sake let's say I'm buying FN 3.5s for DEC settle and the roll is currently 4.5 tics. Am I earning carry through MTM PnL on the instrument? I would think that if NOV is at 101 and DE...
Anonymoose
213 hours 29 min ago
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Female traders - Rare? Sorry if this is a stupid question: are female traders really THAT rare? I want to be a trader and I'm female, should I just give up? Are there less female traders because less females are interested (such as in engineering) or is it simply male preferred? For traders out there, are there any female...
m8875
3514 hours 53 min ago
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Commodities Sales at a BBHi guys, I've always loved keeping up with the markets and all, but never did an internship in S&T. Recently landed a FT analyst role in commodities sales (energy/metals, paper) at a BB, and couldn't be more excited to begin a career in the markets. I was hoping if some of you could shed light o...
longggggg
420 hours 10 min ago
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Securities Lending Trader - Fixed Income Comp?Read everything there is on here about Agency Securities Lending but haven't seen anything on real numbers regarding comp. Does anyone know what the overall comp is for fixed icome trading on an agency sec lending desk? Also, what does the salary progression look like? Similar to other S&T? so A...
RSGIM
320 hours 56 min ago
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Bond conundrum?Why is it that when markets deem an economy as healthier, the yields on its bonds go up and naturally bond prices fall? I understand the movement of people out of safe assets into higher yielding investments but it has always seemed strange that at a point of maximum safety you are both 1. paid more...
oasiscactus
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fifa17rabbit
01 day 3 hours ago
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Unpaid Training Programhey guys, does anyone on this forum have any experience with trading firms that make you start as an unpaid trainee? I think it sounds like an interesting career path, but working unpaid for 4 months sounds brutal.. especially in NYC. If anyone has any advice on this I would really appreciate it. th...
givenchy_lion
21 day 9 hours ago
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Not Getting Responses from Internship ApplicationsQuick background: graduated from a community college with a 3.7 (A.S. in Business Admin). Transferred to a competitive -state business school, although non-target, and majoring in B.S. Economics (on track for a ~3.5). While earning my A.S. I worked at 3 insurance agencies and progressed from entry l...
rept_o
31 day 9 hours ago
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Prop Trading Super DayI have a super day interview coming up this month with a well regarded prop trading firm for a trading summer internship. I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on what I can expect from a prop firm that would be different from what I am able to find about banks. Also at this point will the...
1738Street
41 day 11 hours ago
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How conservative or liberal are your coworkers?All of my coworkers consider themselves to be Republicans, and I would pretty much say the same of myself. What do you think of your coworkers? ...
BackToTheOcean
42 days 4 hours ago
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Urgent Watch: Eyeing Gilead Sciences ($GILD) For Mega Buy TradeNot many investors would argue that Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has been beaten down over the last two years. After all, in 2015 the stock traded as high as $123.00, but now trades at $72.00. Most investors are fearful of bottom fishing but I have made millions off of it. The key is being pa...
Markus Teller
02 days 14 hours ago
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Strats/Quant InterviewHey monkeys, I have an interview at a top BB for a Strats/Quant position coming up. I'm a computer science major and I've groomed myself for tech interviews, but I was not expecting to interview for a strats position. How should I prepare? I'm ready for any programming question they can throw at me...
Nutmeg
22 days 18 hours ago
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"On Hold" SA Position Hi Guys, I've been on hold for about two weeks from a top BB for an S&T SA offer. Got a call the day after my super day saying I've been placed on hold from the recruiter. I reached out recently inquiring about my status and HR responded promptly saying they would let me know when they have an u...
bob1375
42 days 19 hours ago
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Conquer The Star Trek Online With These SecretsStar Trek Online can be played on devices from Sony, Microsoft, Sega and more. Even if your living room lacks a console, you can also game on your computer or laptop. Continue on and read this article to figure out why Star Trek is a great hobby and where to start. For PC gamers, it is important to ...
4Rsercom
03 days 3 hours ago
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Commodities Market Analysis Decoded for New TradersAny trader trading in any financial market has only one objective that is profit. Profit is also the reason why investors and speculators are attracted to any market. Analysing the market helps in keeping the profit levels higher in comparisons to losses. Fundamental analysis and Technical analysis...
adamsmiths
03 days 4 hours ago
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Oil Trading analysitHi all, I am looking for examples of "P&L reconciliation" that an oil analyst normally does on a daily basis. I could find a number of trading journals excels examples in internet, but nothing specific to commodities "physical trading". Anyone can help? Many thanks! ...
new_chap
23 days 16 hours ago
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Should I study abroad next semester?I am set to study abroad next semester and have an internship offer for the summer doing LevFin at a large foreign bank (think BMO Capital Markets, BNP Pairbas, Mizuho, MUFG, RBC, etc.). My GPA isn't too great (3.5 ish), but I go to a target school so that helps. I want to study abroad and love trav...
ny2ca
34 days 6 hours ago
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Psychometric testHas anyone ever taken the psychometric test by Macquarie bank? If so, can you describe its contents? ...
StrongMan
34 days 14 hours ago
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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
255 days 6 hours ago
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Would you rather stay an extra semester without an S&T offer or graduate a semester early preparing for an MFE program?I'm asking for a friend, of course. He's interested in S&T and quant trading. The dilemma: he didn't get an S&T internship this semester and can graduate spring semester. Options: Stay an extra semester, reevaluate strategy, and get either an S&T internship or some respectable SA in the ...
Fetty VWAP
15 days 8 hours ago
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Best sell side desks to eventually move to a global macro HFI was just wondering what everyone thinks the best sell side desks are to -hopefully - end up as a global macro portfolio manager? ...
Donald X. Trump
35 days 15 hours ago
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Morgan Stanley AC Case Study & Group Interview Help Hi, I have an assessment center with MS later this week for their IED prime brokerage division (S&T, I am aiming for a sales rather than a trading position) for the industrial placement program. I am worried about the individual case presentation and group presentation, as I have limited technic...
ANONJJ
35 days 23 hours ago
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Currency & Commodity Trading InternshipsHi, throughout the years studying I developed an interest for currency and commodities. Especially, for trading. Now I am unsure whether to join a BB or a small shop. To figure that out I want to do an internship but I am still not sure where. Is there any list of small shops which offer internships...
Liverpool2016
05 days 23 hours ago
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Future of Energy Trading?Hey all, I am a recently graduated electrical engineering (power systems) student with an interest in energy trading. During college, I interned at a small utility for two years as an analyst in their power marketing group, and gained a lot of great experience involving energy markets, energy schedu...
EnergyConsultant
76 days 9 hours ago
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From a shitty Prop Trading firm To top HF?Hey Guys! I'm planning to join a shitty prop trading firm with my capital allocation, and will be getting series 57, 20:1 leverage (which is most important thing for me). Gonna be working for 9 months until I graduate and will see where I can go. But where I can go? If I wanted to go to Top tier Hed...
Bill Ackman
116 days 21 hours ago
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Rank these prop shops by selectivityGETCO Spot DRW Jump IMC TezaJane Street Hudson River Tower Research ...
Derivatives
116 days 22 hours ago
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Trader to MBAI am a 26 year old energy trader who has an UG in finance and an MFE from a top program. I've been trading for 2 years in physical energy at a top merchant trading firm such as glencore, trafigura, tenaska trading physical commodities (natural gas, oil etc. I don't want to mention specifics because ...
Uhsig1263
66 days 22 hours ago
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Bank Resource Management (BRM) interview at Morgan Stanley - Any insight?Hey Guys, I'm a finance student in Hong Kong, and I have a Bank Resource management phone interview at Morgan Stanley next week. From what I understand, BRM mainly deals with Stock borrowing & lending and repo trading to provide financing to the firm and also to provide securities to hedge funds...
Hong Kong Kid
41 week 14 hours ago
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Kent Moors - fraud or factual?Can anyone here tell me what the energy industry thinks of Dr. Kent Moors of Duquesne University? Specifically: how is he regarded by crude oil traders? I ask because he's increasingly on Fox News preaching visions of doom and gloom. All fine and well. Sometimes, as in the case of Meredith Whitne...
UFOinsider
1051 week 18 hours ago
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TIgerrisk Brokerage Position I was wondering if anybody had heard of the Reinsurance Brokerage/Investment Bank TigerRisk, they launched a trading desk dedicated solely to CAT bonds and Insurance linked Instruments. I am just wondering if anybody has an opinion on starting a career here or if anybody knows anything about this f...
Bejung
01 week 1 day ago
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Rules for Trading ForexTrading forex might sound like a lucrative proposition to money, seeing as how the wheels of luck might turn any moment. Most people anticipate huge gains within a short period of time, and this is what leads them to join the FX market. We know the old saying 'Look before you leap'. In this case, yo...
adamsmiths
01 week 2 days ago
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All Hong Kong S&T SA Summer 2017 This is for those recruiting for HK S&T SA 2017 to share their progress in the recruitment process. Feel free to share your interview experiences as well. ...
seekingomega
91 week 2 days ago
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Possible to cram the series 7?Hi, I'm a new analyst who is taking the series exam Monday. I've gone through the whole Securities Training Corp book today, getting 70-80%+ in all the end of chapter questions. Tomorrow I plan on cramming a few mocks in. I have my CFA level 3, so I understand all the technical concepts, I'm just ...
futuretrader1
21 week 2 days ago
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Thoughts on KCG and S+T Summer Analyst Position?Currently have an offer for a sales and trading summer internship with KCG Holdings at their Jersey City office. What are your thoughts on the firm and its future? Is this a good place to start a career in trading, and what do you think my exit ops would look like if I decide to return? I am a stude...
Desicroix
11 week 2 days ago
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Best Trading Desk at Deutsche BankWhat are the "best" trading desks at Deutsche Bank? Not sure what metrics are used to rank desks but I'm asking in terms of revenue, future outlook of the product, and exit opportunities. ...
bearsandbulls
21 week 2 days ago
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Potamus Trading - heard of it?Anyone hear of Potamus Trading out of Boston? What little I have read and seen on LinkedIn - turnover isn't so hot but still looking for more information about the firm. Thanks. ...
40Alpha
01 week 2 days ago
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Trading Analyst to Consulting (Toronto)Hi, I'm a trading analyst on an FI desk in toronto since 2015. Right now I'm I trade under a VP and MD. I'm learning a decent amount, but I'm worried about the outlook of the desk. There are a lot of senior people who are decently profitable, but it seems like few of them really "get paid". There's ...
undecidedcareer
01 week 3 days ago
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What next? Good Job looking to progressSo, I've got my charter, as soon as I send a transcript to the CFP Board I'll be a CFP too, I'm going to sit for the CIPM in the spring because it'll help with my data authority. I'm part of a small ETF shop that's been bought by a top 20 fund shop. (the walk from our place in WFC/Brookfield to ri...
Whatever1984
01 week 3 days ago
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JPM Energy TradingI have an interview with JPM energy/commodities trading. Does anyone know anything about their interview questions, compensation, or culture? ...
aggiebanker
61 week 4 days ago
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Flow Traders Technical and Personal InterviewI've cleared the maths and IQ test of flowtraders. For the next step they would conduct 2 technical and 1 personal interview at the campus. Can anyone share what to expect in them. ? I have heard they ask case studies, can someone share how to prepare for them too? Any help is appreciated. ...
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11 week 4 days ago
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aets1510
01 week 6 days ago
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Rates Trading BookBack on the book hunt. Has anyone got a PDF of a good rates/swaps book that they recommend and could please send me? It's harder than I thought to find a book like Interest Rate Swaps and Their Derivatives: A Practitioner's Guide, Amir Sadr online. Much appreciated everyone. ...
Matamatica
11 week 6 days ago
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Quality of Nomura S&T SA's ExperienceSo I just accepted an offer from Nomura in global markets in NYC for summer '17. I was hoping some of you who have gone through this before could give some details about their experience. Best Desks? Social Life? Culture? How to succeed? Etc. ...
Donald X. Trump
01 week 6 days ago
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Is Rates Trading dead?I recently accepted a position in a rotational program at a BB in Sales and Trading. I always had an interest in the more macro products, specifically rates. I recently heard that rates trading is dead given that rates staff have been cut tremendously and the margins are so slim that there isn't muc...
riptide989
82 weeks 43 min ago
+3
Trafigura Graduate Programme, 2017Does anyone know what the standard salary is for their graduate programme? Has anyone received an offer yet? ...
geogeo
302 weeks 1 day ago
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Trafigura international trader program 2016Hi guys, this Sep I got a invitation from Traf's Hr to apply for its international trader program(2-5 yrs)and I did so.....but even now I have no reply from the company at all...If I am not wrong they have finished their last round interview today based on my knowledge...May I know if I am taken as ...
Exar
02 weeks 1 day ago
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Morgan Stanley Equity Sales/Trading VS JP Morgan Chase Commercial banking??Long story short, I have an offer from JPM commercial banking at DC(their commercial banking headquarter) and Morgan Stanley equity ST in NYC. WHICH ONE DO I PICK? I am very attracted to what they do in commercial banking, but ST at MS seems like such a ~fancy~ position with lots of potentials.. (bt...
baconhater93
22 weeks 2 days ago
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Oil vs Nat Gas TradingI was recently offered a summer internship at an oil major at a certain location, my home town, in their natural gas trading program and accepted it. I am extremely excited about the opportunity! But, I have always been interested in crude oil. Maybe I am a little biased; as I took a certificate pro...
ASUgrad2017
392 weeks 2 days ago
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Trump vs Dodd-Frank Act (Volcker Rule)Been surfing the web recently and came across many articles that suggest Trump could facilitate regulations on the banking sector & many suggesting that he might in fact remove the Volcker rule. For those of you who don't know: "The Volcker Rule refers to SS 619[1] (12 U.S.C. SS 1851) part of th...
NassLaMenace
32 weeks 2 days ago
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Commodity Trading - Trafgura Interview - assessment centreI'm aware that members have posted and queried about the interviewing process with Traf at the assessment centre, but no one seems to have a clear idea of the actual procedure. I was told that there will be two 35 minute interview, first one being with HR, and second with some of the traders from ei...
ChristophOlivier
62 weeks 2 days ago
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Do Analysts generally sign clients or are given any in their first months/year?Fairly self-explanatory from the title, just wondering how it works in the US or at BBs given that I'm at a smaller bank in the EU. How early is meaningful responsibility, freedom, given to first years in S&T? Any and all input is, as always, greatly appreciated WSO ...
FaberGrad
02 weeks 2 days 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
62 weeks 3 days ago
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DB SA vs MUFG rates SAHi guys! I've recently received internship offers for Deutsche Bank's Global Markets program and MUFG's rates trading desk. In light of recent news, I could really use some guidance regarding exposure and full time possibilities at both firms. ...
bearsandbulls
42 weeks 3 days ago
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moving from BB rates trading to hedge fundI'm currently a rates market maker / prop trader at one of the large BB shops. For a few reasons, I'm considering one of the following 3 options 1) moving to a full prop shop (like First New York, Jane Street, SIG or breakwater ) 2) taking a job at a hedge fund like Moore, Brevan, Paulson, Millen...
banktrader48
532 weeks 4 days ago
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Citi case studyI know for Citi Sales and Trading interviews, at least the superday there is a case study. What does the case study entail? ...
thatone
22 weeks 4 days ago
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Prop Shop - realistic compensation expectationsI recently got an offer from a pretty well known vol arb shop. For the first 6 months I will be in a training status..so that is just a simple salary. After that, its salary plus bonus, where bonus is a combination or individual P&L, firm performance, and 'overall contribution' (i.e. discretio...
Silver6
12 weeks 4 days ago
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IMC or OptiverHey, I currently have offers from both Optiver and IMC in chicago, was just looking for advice on which one to take as well as pros and cons between the two, as Im not really sure which one to take at the moment. Thanks. ...
trader12321
32 weeks 4 days ago
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Biggest risk you've taken questionFor a Risk Management position, how would you answer the question "what is the biggest risk you've taken?" Would like some guidance. Thanks! ...
jewelrose
12 weeks 5 days ago
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Move on to become a REAL natural gas trader?I recently started working at a relatively new natural gas producer as their only trader and scheduler. Since it is a very small company, I also do many of the back-office functions that go along with marketing gas. I have been with the company for less than 1 year and it has been my only exposure t...
AMBRITCapital
72 weeks 5 days ago
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Environmental/Carbon MarketsHey everyone Sorry if this post isn't in a correct format or anything, this is my first post. I recently got hired on to be an analyst for an environmental and emissions trader, but I can't seem to find too much info on the web or books on this subject matter. I was wondering if anyone has resource ...
bRonsen
12 weeks 5 days ago
+13
Ask Eddie: Should I Bail On My Trading Job?Every now and again I get PM'd a question that I think might be applicable to a lot of you on WSO. When that happens, I get permission from the person who asked me to share with the site. This is one such time. I suspect a lot of you can relate to this feeling, so here are my thoughts on it. Jaspas...
Eddie Braverman
132 weeks 5 days ago
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Are all S&T summer analyst roles filled by now? If not, what opportunities still exist? Where should I be looking?No excuses. I faced some tough adversity early this semester, and I let it get to my recruitment efforts. I made mistakes, now things are settling down and I am eager to pursue my passion full-throttle. All Bulge Bracket summer analyst positions are filled now, are they not? Moving forward, what opp...
Fetty VWAP
102 weeks 6 days ago
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Scoular Company ThoughtsHey all, Would appreciate if anyone could share their thoughts on The Scoular Company in physical grains trading. Thanks ...
UBC1995
02 weeks 6 days ago
0
Futures Trading specific book advice.Title says it all. My attention has been shifting from stocks to futures, maybe because they fit more into the demand/supply logic I use or some other reason I can't explain at the moment. Either way, I read a good number of generic trading books by now, I want something futures specific. Any kind o...
neink
02 weeks 6 days ago
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Is it hard to apply to MBAs from a Sales and Trading background?I heard that a lot of the MBAs programs prefer a IBD background to a trading one. Is it truth or myth? I understand that it is not necessary to get an MBA degree if you are in trading. But is it really hard to get into one of those top MBA program coming from a trading background? ...
ElizabethDragonKiller
23 weeks 10 hours ago
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Careers in Fixed income research and exit optionsHello Experience folks, I am a newbie. I would like to get your help in weighing my career options. I have recently got a job in Fixed income research in a big bank. I would like to get information pertinent to following areas : 1 What is the career growth in the fixed income research ( financial ...
marketJoe
83 weeks 21 hours ago
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IRS S&T - Market characteristics and usefulness for learning macro fundamental discretionary tradingQuestions regarding S&T Interest Rate Swaps S&T of what product is the best to learn macro fundamental discretionary trading How good is S&T of IRS for learning macro fundamental discretionary trading (vs. other macro products such as currencies and indices) Market Questions for IRS - Gl...
superfast
03 weeks 23 hours ago
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Mercuria Energy Trading Inc.Peaking inside one of the five largest independent energy and commodity groups in the world. So who is exactly Mercuria ? Why they have become Texas' premier crude marketer ? Dunand and Jaeggi first met studying economics at the University of Geneva in the late *1970s. Their friendship was galvanize...
Addax
03 weeks 1 day ago
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Morgan Stanley Bank Resource ManagementDoes anyone have any information about the BRM department at Morgan Stanley. From what I understand it is kind of like prime brokerage, but I don't really have a clear picture of what they do. Do summer analysts in BRM move on to a sales or trading desk if they get a full time offer? Also does anyon...
IBankAllDay
293 weeks 1 day ago
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Regional DB offer vs NYC boutique firm for tradingHi, so I got an offer from a regional office at DB and an offer from a really small boutique bank (their trading team is around 30 people) in NYC. Which one would you guys recommend... ...
ElizabethDragonKiller
03 weeks 1 day ago
0
Anyone Heard from Nomura S&T Superday 11/10?As the title says, the superday was last Thursday November 10th. Wondering if people have heard back? Thanks! ...
hippo25
03 weeks 1 day ago
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So I heard You Want to Start Trading?Let me start off by clarifying. By trading I'm not referring to investing or trading part-time while you do other things (such as hold down a full-time job). I'm talking about those people who want to take a shot at trading for a living, as their primary or only source of income. I'm not only talkin...
The Uncontortionist
613 weeks 1 day ago
+42
From non-target to BB CEO: My storyMod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted on 11/25/13. Check out @DickFuld's current AMA here. To see all of our top content from the past, click here. I was like many of you at one point in my life. I was a non-target student with big dreams. Luckily, I was an extraord...
DickFuld
2543 weeks 1 day ago
+1
Best products for those starting in S&TWhat products do you anticipate will be hot over the next few years? Which desks tend to have the best exit ops and most transferable skills? ...
chestnutxyz
83 weeks 1 day ago
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17 year old guy who wants to be a Stock Broker Hey guys. I'm 17 and I'm looking to become a stock broker when I graduate. Trouble is my grades throughout high school have been very bad. I barely skimmed by. So to any stock brokers here: Can I still become a stockbroker with my awful high school grades? What's the job like? What does it consist o...
mynameisbraden
23 weeks 1 day 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
173 weeks 2 days ago
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Terminology explanation from Market Wizard?I am read the book Market Wizards, Interviews with top traders. In this book, there is a term that I don't really understand: " Not long thereafter, I became bullish on the Japanese yen, which had formed a technically bullish consolidation, providing a meaningful close point to place a protective st...
Yi-He12
43 weeks 2 days ago
+2
Will Quant Trading Wipe Out Traditional Trading? Hey Fellow monkeys, What do you guys think? I've been researching a lot about S&T and Quant trading the past few days and have talked to my seniors and a handful of people in the industry. Most seem to concur that trading desks are shrinking and being taken over by computers. However, with the T...
JTJR
53 weeks 2 days ago
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How to Pitch a Stock? IMMEDIATE ADVICE NEEDED So, yesterday I was selected to participate in the Wharton Stock Pitch Competition. However, I have to submit a powerpoint TODAY about the stock along with all of the information I plan on presenting. Also, I am presenting to two executives. 1 from Barclays and the other is from RBC Now, I have no e...
Will Hunting
313 weeks 2 days ago
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Citi Markets Workshop and Trading GameHi all, I will participate in an interactive workshop and sales and trading game which is hosted by Citi markets at our university. I am a freshman and I am interested in banking and capital markets since years, but I don't really know what to expect or what they expect me to know about sales and tr...
Robin Hood
03 weeks 2 days ago
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GS S&T Calgary Summer AnalystHi all, Wanted to know if anyone has heard back from GS Securities Summer Analyst in Calgary? Any insight is appreciated. ...
UBC1995
03 weeks 3 days ago
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IBD -> Trading, any advice?Here's my current situation: did an S&T internship 2 summers back at a European bank, did an IBD internship at a US bank last summer, decided that I enjoy trading more and would want to pursue that full-time. However, not many banks in London (my location) seem to be hiring for their S&T rol...
[email protected]
03 weeks 3 days ago
+40
Delta: Breaking Down the First of the GreeksHey guys, I've seen a few threads on options trading and how important the Greeks are to your overall options trade. I found a great read courtesy of OptionsHouse that breaks down Delta for those that are interested. Delta is a numerical value that describes an option in several interesting and usef...
Ben Shalom Bernanke
343 weeks 4 days ago
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S&T Sophomore JPM interview: How badly did I mess up?I had an interview for a Sophomore S&T internship position at JPM. The first interview was behavioral, went very well and was able to connect with the interview. The second interview was with a dude who grilled me for 25 minutes on DCFs, WACC, and valuation methods. I definitely fucked up the WA...
fratata
13 weeks 4 days ago
0
Amplify Trading InternshipWhat do you guys think about the internship programme from Amplify Trading? Is it worth the money? How is the reputation among investment banks? Thanks. ...
Robin Hood
13 weeks 4 days ago
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