- 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 the regulated era we ...
Forum topic - njokes - Jan 4 2015 - 1:59pm
- 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 following news, learning ...
Forum topic - Yay buffaloes - Apr 15 2014 - 2:19pm - 1 comment
- 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 be ...
Forum topic - HKS724 - Mar 13 2014 - 5:59pm
- 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 ...
Forum topic - barc09 - Jun 20 2010 - 2:59pm - 24 comments
- 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! ...
Forum topic - kalamaka - Nov 28 2010 - 8:57am - 14 comments
- 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 wondering if there were any ...
Forum topic - kitsune - Jan 16 2013 - 11:52am
- 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. Thanks! ...
Forum topic - kobebryant1987 - Feb 14 2012 - 5:52pm
- 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 on a credit trading ...
Forum topic - dondraper85 - Oct 26 2011 - 3:56pm - 1 comment