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  1. Credit trading vs. Long short credit hedge fund

    Please explain main differences between fixed income credit trading at a good buyside firm vs. long/short credit hedge fund. Credit trading seems more attractive b.c. you get to learn more risk mgmt rather than being heavily research-focused, but can some ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 20 2010 - 3:59pm -

  2. Quick help!!! Difference between credit trading and rates trading???

          Hey, is there a difference between credit trading and rates trading? I thought they are both just trading bonds? Thanks a lot! credit trading ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 28 2010 - 8:57am -

  3. Prep for Investment Grade Credit Trading

          I will be starting a full time gig as an investment grade credit trader at a BB this summer. I have never really learned anything specifically about the investment grade credit market, as opposed to government bonds and high yield bon ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2016 - 4:49pm -

  4. New to the finance game- looking for a mentor within AM/RM/Credit trading

          Hi everyone, I have been lurking in this forum for a while, and have been really enjoying it (didn't even know something like this exsisted) I am currently in an intern/temp position at a big bank in Denmark, and just got accepte ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 6 2015 - 3:19am -

  5. Credit Trading to Leveraged Finance IBD

          Wondering if this move is doable or if it is common in the industry. How transferable is the skill set? Feedback appreciated. Leveraged Finance credit trading ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2015 - 9:20am -

  6. Calling sell-side credit traders...

          A few questions for those in the credit space... 1.) Book size, what max risk levels are typical at a BB for an experienced trader...? I expect there is a difference between IG and HY but there must be some ballparks... obviously in t ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 4 2015 - 1:59pm -

  7. 6-Week Credit Trading Internship- Need Advice

          I'm headed to NYC to work at Barclays for 6 weeks in Credit Trading. It's not the traditional internship given scheduling complications I have, and I am wondering how I should prepare for something like this. I have been fol ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2014 - 3:19pm -

  8. Interview With a Buy Side Credit Trader- Looking for Insights and Advice

    Hi All, I have a phone interview for a trading assistant position for a buy side firm with the credit trader I would be supporting. The group runs a Core fixed income strategy. The trader is responsible for trading corporates and treasuries. May totally b ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2014 - 6:59pm -

  9. Credit Trading all-round recommended read?

          Hi guys, I was just wondering if anyone could recommend a book covering most aspects of credit trading, e.g. Options, indexes, illiquids, high-yield, etc.? I have searched but many people simply ask about CDSs, etc., but I was wonderi ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2013 - 11:52am -

  10. Government bond trading Vs Credit index trading at a BB

          Any advice on what to choose for a full time offer? Relative to future of industries, job interests, career evolution, etc. Assuming the bank is quite strong in both, that I am interested in both areas, and start at an analyst level. ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 14 2012 - 5:52pm -

  11. Credit desk

          I am currenlty working in corporate restructuring at a consulting firm. While I thoroughly enjoy what I do, I think my personality drives me towards trading. Is there any way (without getting an MBA) that with my background I can get ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2011 - 4:56pm -

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