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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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US vs. UK vs. Asia - starting out in S&THi everybody, in another thread I asked about some opinions towards two graduate programs in which I got admitted, LSE MFin & CMU MSCF, which would ideally set me up for BB S&T, where CMU would be good for US (NY) and Asia (HK/SGP), and LSE for UK(LDN). But what I would like to get your vi...
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Moyer - distressed debtAnyone know where to find an electronic copy/ pdf. Any links appreciated. Thanks ...
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MO role + masters in computer science -- make the jump to trading/trading assistant?I wanted to get some thoughts on getting a masters in computer science to try to make the jump into trading. currently work in middle office at a big investment manager. applied to various programs and got accepted. Could continue to work up and get masters at night. Was wondering how much weight a ...
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Chancery Lane Traders to Hedge fundsHas anyone see the Challenge? Will it look good on my CV if I win their 'intern' challenge? ...
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2014 Stub BonusAny word on what the Stub was for BB 2014 in S&T for 1st year analysts? ...
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Hedge Funds Returns: An Alternative Investment or An Alternative to Investment? (Part 4: To higher moments and beyond…)by Dr Constantin Gurdgiev, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Finance with Trinity College, Dublin You may find Part 1: Measuring What here, Part 2: Dealing with Biases here and Part 3: Dealing with Funds and Benchmarks Selection here. As maintained throughout this series of posts1, comparative returns ...
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Excel knowledge in S&THi everyone, I am going to start an internship in S&T this summer. How much excel knowledge do I need? I have very little knowledge in excel (know nothing about vba/some other functions). What would be the best resource (books/websites) to learn from scratch? Which version do you use in the offi...
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trading houseAll; I have been trading stocks for 4 years more or less (Mexican Stock Market. I do not think that (taking luck out of the equation) anyone can predict the price movement of a stock based on an average (or any variation of it) or high-low level or a so called "indicator" resulting from historical p...
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Most futures pits scheduled to close in Chicago by end of the summerFrom NYT: Quote:Most of the futures pits inside the Chicago Board of Trade building, an Art Deco tower that looms over downtown’s LaSalle Street, are scheduled to close by July after being choked by a decade of technological advancement that has made face-to-face trading largely obsolete. It is of...
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CFT by the IFTA (International Federation of Technical Analysts)Hello everyone, I'm currently a freshmen at CUNY Baruch college located in New York, NY and am an aspiring trader. My major is Statistics/Quantitative Modeling and so far, I'm fortunate to know that hedge funds don't typically extend employment offers to students right out of undergraduate school a...
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training the street quizFor BB pre-training program, would I be in a trouble for scoring somewhat bad on Training the Street accounting assessment? I have 0 accounting background, and I got a few questions incorrect (think I got 50~70% range). Anyone with similar experience? ...
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Computer Science project idea?So I have to do a project for a Computer Science class, it basically needs to take in a whole bunch of data, and perform some analysis. Was thinking of price modeling or simulation, anyone have any big data ideas that would actually be a useful project? Doing BB s&t this summer, would be nice ...
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GSIP Trader interviewI did some searches on GSIP Trading interviews but I couldn't find anything substantial. I have a GSIP Trading interview coming up, does anyone know / have an idea of what they'll ask? Cheers ...
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S&T Pay From EmolumentThere are a lot of threads on S&T pay level, mainly at analyst level, so I thought I would post the data I saw on Emolument. To preface, I have no clue as the whether these numbers are accurate (self-selective underperformers looking to see where they stand?) but I was hoping they could be a bas...
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If you were given $20 Million in cash, how would you invest it?If you were given $20MM in cash, or any large figure of your choosing, how would you invest it? Would your investment strategy change if $20MM is the only income you'll have in your lifetime, so you're barred from working a job (i.e would you be more risk averse?) ...
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Accepted Offer for S&T. Downside to applying to Buyside?Did a summer internship at BB S&T. Got offer to start after graduation. After summer, took on a part-time internship at a big HF doing research and random tasks for PMs who need info. I want to work somewhere like that some day. An experienced bank friend told me to gtfo of S&T and sta...
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S&T Internship PreparationWhat kind of things would you recommend I learn and brush up on to prepare for an internship in sales and trading (no information on rotations yet)? Also, are there any specific things you would recommend doing over the internship? Thanks! ...
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Noble Global Associate Program 2015Just curious if anyone on here has already heard back or are in the midst of interviewing with Noble? Or if anyone has any information on the program itself or the selection process? ...
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BP Sophomore Experience 2015Anyone interviewing for or has done BP's Sophomore Experience? ...
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But why aren't there activists?A recurring theme to many of my posts on small caps is the reader question "Why aren't activist investors involved?" For a lot of small undervalued situations the solution to undervaluation looks simple on paper. An activist investor buys shares, they distribute or sell assets and then sell the co...
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What is your worst trade ever?Mine was shorting GOE on its triumphant run... I shorted 2600 shares (and would have shorted a fucking lot more if there was locate, there was none thankfully) at 24.80 or so on the way up... Little background info GOE was a credit suisse created ETN targeting gold. It came out at $10 a share and w...
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Financial Time SeriesHello, can someone tell what is a good place to start reading about financial time series? I am fairly conversant with Econometrics and would love to start learning financial time series and how it ties with automated trading, if at all. ...
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Discretionary Trading Internship InterviewHi all, I have an interview coming up for discretionary trading for an internship position this summer at a leading hedge fund. I do not know much about it. I was wondering if anyone would be willing to spare a few minutes walking me through what I could expect and how I could prepare for this inter...
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