For those of you who have had trading experience or have shadowed enough traders during internships, what is the usual P/L of a trader per day for any desk that you've observed... like let's say a cash trader on a good day would have 10k profit while on a bad day 50k losses... maybe give me an idea ...
By ambition56 4 years 10 months ago
|12||By marcellus_wallace 4 years 10 months ago|
How does one become the best trader out of a group? Also how do you know if you are a good stock trader or not. ...
By future-ib 5 years 6 months ago
|13||By monty09 4 years 10 months ago|
Hi all, So I'm currently working on finishing a semi-automated trading system that helps me screen a large number of stocks and coming up with short term buy or sell recommendations using a simple algorithm I made up. Basically, I am wondering how I should market this when I apply for s&t intern...
By diddykong89 4 years 10 months ago
|9||By IlliniProgrammer 4 years 10 months ago|
After a good year of banging my head against the wall and cold-emailing/cold-calling firms to try to break into trading, I lucked out and got a friend to connect me with a direct link with a recruiter, with whom I will be speaking next week. I'll be frank about my own quals: 1. Don't know a hardcore...
By ivoteforthatguy 4 years 10 months ago
Does anyone know anything about Canaccord Genuity's Sales and Trading team? What's the companies reputation other than being Canada/UK based. ...
|1||By dbm1988 4 years 10 months ago|
did anyone else hear back yet from the icap final round that was on 12/6? thanks ...
By futuretrader1999 4 years 10 months ago
I've recently been thinking about several investment ideas for my personal accounts, one of which centers around my bearish view of the bond market...which has lead me to TBT. From this post, I'm looking to generate the following dialogue: 1) How QE2 has effected the market and more specifically thi...
By wiggityWACC 4 years 10 months ago
|18||By Bodhis 4 years 10 months ago|
I've literally been playing hide and go seek with this ceo of a boutique for the past 2 months now.... in the last 8 times i've tried to get a hold of him, I've managed to get a hold of him once (last week) where he told me he's too busy to talk right now (after market hours) call back tomorrow mor...
By wallstreetballa 4 years 10 months ago
|17||By barcachimp 4 years 10 months ago|
Ive visited a TMT desk at a BB, what I find really interesting is that they deal with the companies Ive been following and almost worked at with my engineering background. Its almost a natural fit, since ive been in technology all my life high-tech products just make sense and I have pretty good jud...
By kiwiserv 4 years 10 months ago
|1||By one_half_narwhal 4 years 10 months ago|
Are their any S&T firms/teams that are not the obvious Bulge Bracket or large banks but have a serious impact? (And not Baird, Jeffries etc) ...
|6||By trade4size 4 years 10 months ago|
I had this question come up in a S&T interview. One of the MD's who worked in fixed income asked me what would I prefer, Fixed income or Equities. I answered that I'm open to both etc etc. Was this a bad answer? The interview was for an Equity S&T summer analyst position. ...
|10||By trade4size 4 years 10 months ago|
I am not sure which forum this question belongs to - Here is an article by Robert Barro on QE2.http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2010/1... My question is about the second bullet point (Expansionary open-market operations....)/ There is a statement - "However, this operation is equivalen...
By vikram_eda 4 years 10 months ago
|5||By vikram_eda 4 years 10 months ago|
Hey, Looking into finding out what the different rates are like at all these different trading firms; Execution: Listed, OTC Stocks, Algorithms, Options, Futures, etc For example, Listed: .0008 per share, plus all exchange fees Also the pay out structures at the different firms. I think Trillium pa...
By sherman4020 4 years 10 months ago
I have a final round interview coming up with MS Asia FID in Hong Kong. What kind of questions, specially technical questions, will they ask me? Other than knowing interest rate curves and bond pricing, what else should I know? I have heard they will ask brainteasers.. will they also interview me in...
By aeneous 5 years 8 months ago
|3||By bomon 4 years 10 months ago|
I got a call back from a superday and now im going into meet with 4 VP's at a top bank. This is for securities.. any advice on what i should know/how i should prepare? any info is appreciated ...
By AverageJoe24 4 years 10 months ago
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By p1aty 4 years 10 months ago
Typically how many traders are there per trading MD? Does the MD sit right there on the trading floor next to his team? Does the MD 'own' sales and research also or are they managed by separate MD's? ...
By kiwiserv 4 years 10 months ago
|2||By ShreddiesBrah 4 years 10 months ago|
If you let an option expire you obviously take a capital loss, but what about if you buy an option on the exact same stock with in the 30 day does that count as a back wash rule? Like one expires in June --- took loss other expires in july but bought it HALPSZ ...
By blastoise 4 years 10 months ago
|7||By blastoise 4 years 10 months ago|
I'm in research and been working in the finance industry for about 4 years. Worked at prop shops in chicago/ny. I recently came into a roll with a new boss. Jeez she sucks. How do you deal with someone who acts like a 5 year old kid. Literally criticizing everything you do and not providing any feed...
By EarTotheStreet 4 years 10 months ago
|7||By kiwiserv 4 years 10 months ago|
I'm a graduating senior seriously considering applying to one of the non-MBA Master's programs at either UVA (Masters in Commerce), Duke (Masters in Management Studies), or one of the London schools. Does anyone know if I would be eligible to apply to the summer internship programs at the BB's, top ...
By findingmyway 4 years 10 months ago
|2||By idragmazda 4 years 10 months ago|
When you send in a resume to places like DRW, Susquehanna, Wolverine (so not the big investment banks), how long usually should one expect to wait before being contacted for a phone interview? If you don't hear anything for a week, is it safe to assume that your application was considered and denied...
By thecluelessone 4 years 10 months ago
|8||By thunderfan118 4 years 10 months ago|
Firstly I will preface this by saying that I am in need of some advice and I value any input. It is my dream to work in the trading floor as a trader or structurer. I am from the UK, I graduated in 2008 with a 4 year maths degree from imperial college. I obtained a first and the degree is basically ...
By needamiracle 4 years 10 months ago
|16||By needamiracle 4 years 10 months ago|
I'm wondering which banks I should be reaching out to prior to January up here in Canada. I'm content with the networking I've done at the Big 5 and Merrill, but I haven't done anything outside of these places. Which global banks actually hire summer interns onto their trading floors in Toronto? Ch...
By philgorman 4 years 10 months ago
|7||By JCI 4 years 10 months ago|
Samarth Agrawal, a citizen of India, and a Columbia MFE '07 graduate was found guilty of copying High Frequency Trading code from SocGen where he worked from 2007-2009. He faces five years in prison when he is sentenced on February 24. He is also expected to be deported from the United States.http:/...
By baraider 4 years 10 months ago
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