Masters in Statistics vs Masters in Econometrics
Which of Masters in Stats or Masters in Econometrics applies better to the
Are there investment or trading strategies used by money management firms that would make HR prefer someone with a Stats background over an Econometrics background (or vice versa)? If so, which strategy type (stat arb, HFT, macro, credit event, options writing, etc.)?
I am trying to decide which of the two choices has the better application to trading, investment/money management, and would appreciate any and all insight (especially from people currently in the industry).
Thanks a mil!