The 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 general,...
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Hi, Few weeks ago, I was contacted by a major investment bank Fixed income sales division. Last week, I got an full-time offer and I will start to work next July. To be honest, I do not have knowledge about fixed income. (Originally, I applied Equity Sales but I got an offer from FI.) So, I would li...
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Would being profitable on your own personal trading account be impressive to investment banks/hedge funds when I graduate undergrad in finance ? I have been profitably trading the spot fx market and equity futures for over a year with a small amount of money, also planning on adding options to my po...
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Is this a common transition? How difficult is it to do? Would a Masters degree in financial maths help? ...
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Anyone know where to find an electronic copy/ pdf. Any links appreciated. Thanks ...
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Has anyone on here traded Binary Options? What are your experiences? Did you end up in the money? Would you suggest it to other traders? ...
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I interview with Goldman Sachs with two divisions: IBD and S&T. I just got a notification that I won't be going onto super day wit IB, but have not heard back from S&T. anyone heard back from S&T yet? ...
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Hello everyone. I have an interview for this role and I'd be really grateful if somebody could help me understand what this team does " JOB TITLE: FIDM, Financial Institutions Derivatives Marketing, Off-Cycle Internship Across Sales and Marketing, we draw from the broadest possible pool of talent to...
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When the VIX spikes to 50+ and I think it will revert back to <20, what is the best way for me to get paid for the volatility? The head trader at my shop says to never short the VIX. ...
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Hi all, I recently had an interview where I had to make a market on the number of computers on the trading floor. After offering my initial bid and ask, the interviewer either bought or sold and asked me to adjust my market. I want to know, is there any more I should be doing other than adjusting u...
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Has anyone interviewed with Flow and taken this test? How does it compare to Optiver's and the like? Is it like the one on their site? ...
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I'm wondering which prop trading firms pay the best salaries for traders. I want to go into prop trading after college, and I want to decide which firms to focus on in my recruiting. I understand that the more reputable prop firms pay a base salary along with a percentage of PnL. Which firms give th...
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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...
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Hi Guys, I came across this, and similar worded paragraph, since the start of the debate on whether the Fed will raise rates this year or next: The probability the Fed will increase its benchmark by its Dec. 15-16 meeting is 72 percent, according to futures data compiled by Bloomberg. The calculatio...
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Hi, So I passed the online numerical arithmetic test for Optiver (by the skin of my teeth!) and now I have a phone interview for a campus hire execution trader position coming up soon. I've been told it's an "informational interview" with HR, from what I've gathered it's also something of a behavior...
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Which proprietary trading firms come to mind that do NOT require you to put forth any of your own money? Specifically those that also trade equities, not just options. ...
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I've found plenty of information on IB, but I can't seem to find too much regarding S&T. I have a lot of questions. 1. Is getting into S&T easier or harder as opposed to IB? (Or the same?) 2. For I-Banking, I've read that most analysts have finance/econ related degrees. Does the same go for ...
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I was fortunate enough to receive offers from both Jane Street and Optiver for their internship programs. At this point in time, I'm not really too sure what to do. From what I understand, Jane Street has more prestige / name recognition, but Optiver has better training / education programs and is g...
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