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+4AMA: Former BB Rates Trader - Now a prop traderi've enjoyed this forum, and i see lots of people without a clue asking questions about trading, so i thought i'd do an AMA... My path was non-standard, but i've seen others with a similar path to my own. My Path --> Non-Target state school --> Job in BB IT...374 hours 37 min ago
+4Energy Trading in 2017For those already in the industry now, curious what your guys thoughts are for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> in the next 5-10 years. East Markets are getting absolutely slammed, there is no...2610 hours 53 min ago
+3Top Prop/Hedge Fund Traders Strategies (Discussion)So I've been in the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="//">trading</a></span> industry for 6 years now. At some point in the future, I want to transition to prop (I have a strategy) and...164 weeks 10 hours ago
+22017 S&T bonusesLet's share bonus numbers you've heard on the street. Please list bank, level, and bonus figure (in USD). <em> Mod Note: You can find the Ib and <span class='keyword_link'><a...283 days 16 hours ago
+2Prop to Bank/FundI'm a discretionary rates trader at a prop firm. My P&L for 2016 was low 6 figures. Talented guys at my firm who have been around longer than me earn mid 6 figures and less than a handful broke the 7 figure mark. I'm talented enough to continue grinding this out going forward...193 weeks 3 days ago
+2Student looking to learn: Commodity TradingHello Everyone, I am a student a trying to figure out what specific career path I would like to go down. I have read some basic commodity <span class='keyword_link'><a...83 weeks 2 days ago
+1Is it time to dump gold?People say gold is real money while our paper bills are not, because <span class='keyword_link'><a href="//">fiat</a></span> money has no intrinsic value. However, in this <a...154 weeks 14 hours ago
+1Options, Futures and Other Derivatives suggestion.I have started reading through <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Hull</a></span>...118 hours 27 min ago
+1Learning Rates TradingI work on an equity desk for an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="//">investment bank</a></span> but I want to expand my product knowledge into the rates market. I really want to learn...93 weeks 1 day ago
+1Freshman Internship DecisionWhat would be better for a freshman internship for someone looking into S&T for summer after sophomore year? - paid internship at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="//"...82 weeks 5 days ago
+1Need to Choose - Trading, Structuring, Sales, Research, QuantHi Guys, I'm new to all of this. I have studied a masters in Engineering, but have had an interest in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> so have had a go at it myself for the past few...72 days 22 hours ago
+1HELP URGENT Emerging Market Sales (RATES / MACRO)Guys, I need some urgent help here. I'm meeting this guy Head of Emerging Market Sales at JP this Thursday through a internal mentor mentee program. And, I have no idea what they do. I believe on corporate directory he's classify under Macro / Rates if that means anything to...71 week 6 days ago
+1Has anyone had any experience with Maverick Trading (prop shop)?Has anyone had any experience with Maverick Trading (prop shop)? I have been <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> for 3 years on my own and am interested in becoming a funded trader. Any...61 week 3 days ago
+1What is Delta Adjusted Notional of Interest Rate Swaption Show? and do you calculate the Delta Adjusted Notional?What is Delta Adjusted Notional of Interest Rate Swaption Show? and do you calculate the Delta Adjusted Notional? Just would like a quick run down and what this metric looks to show. If anyone smart knows how its calculated, please show your skills. 513 hours 42 min ago
+1Is it common for product control within BB to move to either Market Risk, Valuation Control, Treasury, or Liquidity Risk?Hello WSO, I am currently working for a large financial services firm in a commodities product control function ( with prior experience in fixed-income product control), and I was wondering where I could move internally within my firm. I don't want to ask around my firm on internal...52 weeks 3 days ago
+1What do you think about repo trading?What does everyone think of government bond <span class='keyword_link'><a href="//">repo</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...54 days 15 hours ago
+1Upfront Cash Flow Conversion Using Duration & Fixed Income Primers in GeneralSiddhartha Jha's book, *Interest Rate Markets,* posits that one can convert an upfront cash flow into a running cash flow using duration. An example: Eg.: an investment offers 20bps upfront (ie. .2% of notional). Over 30 years, this would not be 20bps/30, but rather 20bps/15 (15 being...52 hours 54 min ago
+1GS Securities vs GS IMDDebating between SA (junior year) offers from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="//">GS</a></span> securities in NYC & GS IMD (Client Solutions) in another city out west. The people I have met in both...51 week 5 days ago
+1Getting started with investing I really want to get into investing (specifically in the stock market for now) but there is so much information and terms that I either don't know or fully understand. How can I improve upon my knowledge in investing and are there any investment strategies that you guys utilize that is...23 weeks 4 days ago
+1Is Structuring Underrated?Haven't seen any threads on structuring lately and feel that it is not talked about as much as sales or <span class='keyword_link'><a href="//">trading</a></span>. Is it underrated? 21 week 1 day ago
+1client service associate opps - what it entails and what could be next?CSA at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span>, what exactly are the day to day tasks, and where can you go after? is this equity sales at all25 days 10 hours ago
+1Energy Market Analyst Position My team is hiring an Energy Market Analyst / Oil 12 month contract Position is based in UK. Immediate hire. Please drop me a line if interested. I shall have a look at your resume and get back to you.03 weeks 5 days ago
+1Is it worth pursuing trading now? Is it worth pursuing <span class='keyword_link'><a href="//">trading</a></span>? I am a bit reluctant as the word on the street is that machines will take over. Also, what is the path to...02 weeks 5 days ago
+3Sick of my Group - LiberalsI work for a (Top 4) Canadian <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/forums/searching-for-a-summer-internship">investment bank</a></span> in their NYC office, sitting on their equity desk. The VP sits right next to me and an associate two seats down....151 week 1 day ago
+2Movies vs. RealityOkay so I need some help. For those of you in the S&T side of things, are things as crazy as The Wolf of Wallstreet/The Buy Side make it seem? Because I find that craziness making S&T very unattractive to me personally.221 week 23 hours ago
+1Is this how Wall Street works?I'm not saying this is all jobs on Wall Street but I am wondering if this is how it works in general. You are an individual. You make deals with other people. Sometimes you make money, sometimes you lose money. You get paid money if you make money with some deals but you don't have...193 weeks 2 days ago
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