- Trading Weather and Making it Rain
If you could trade weather and make money, would you do it? Or better yet, even think that it is possible? You could add this as something being bizarre and Ripley may add it to his bizarre collection. Believe it or not, it is possible to trade weather. ...
Blog entry - Mr.BananaB - Feb 10 2015 - 7:00pm - 8 comments
- The Wolf of Wall Street: A Monkey's Review
"Well Mr. Belfort, in case you were wondering, you tested positive for cocaine, methauqalone, benziodiazepnes, amphetamines, MDMA, opiates, and marijuana. In fact, the only thing you're not showing is hallucinogens. What's wrong, you ...
Blog entry - In The Flesh - Jan 24 2015 - 2:00pm - 9 comments
- The Comprehensive List of Transfer Friendly Schools For Investment Banking
Mod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 4/6/14 and ranks #31 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. Hello Monkeys, I am currently in the ...
Blog entry - SouthernAlpha - Jan 1 2015 - 11:05pm - 83 comments
- Sales- debunking 8 MYTHS (From a veteran)
I read a lot of misleading information regarding sales jobs in banks on this forum recently (I am lumping sales/sales traders and all products here). I won't mention any particular users, but it got me angry. Given I have not contributed to WSO in a ...
Forum topic - Disjoint - Jan 6 2015 - 3:00pm - 37 comments
- Trading specializations: skill & performance
so i was talking with some friends who would like to get into trading and we were wondering which was the asset class (derivatives, exotic [equities], FX, rates, plain equities, etc) that offers the best performance for a trader given a better than average ...
Forum topic - kent02 - Dec 31 2014 - 4:14am - 11 comments
- BB Credit Risk vs BB S&T vs Fortune 100 Investment Analyst
As the title suggests, I got three internship offers and I am split between the first two. I am worried about career prospects in S&T but work in credit seems to be a little less exciting. I am hoping to either break into research in a bank or break ...
Forum topic - Zerox - Feb 19 2015 - 1:19am - 10 comments
- Best Paper Money / Trade Simulator Platform
Does anyone have any advice on the best paper money / trading simulator. Our investment team has not yet been funded, so we still trade "pretend" money. We have been using TD Ameritrade's ThinkOrSwim platform, but it often incorrectly ...
Forum topic - Andrew- - Feb 27 2015 - 5:08pm - 5 comments
- Advice- Summer Internship
Hi everyone, I am a college sophomore at columbia. I have offers from Morgan Stanley Finance & HSBC Sales & Trading. My goal is to go in Goldman or Morgan Stanley Sales & Trading next year internship. Which one of these would better prepare me ...
Forum topic - YourB0ss - Feb 28 2015 - 11:32am - 4 comments
- Akuna Capital Math Test? (And Interview Process)
I've applied for a junior trader position with this firm, and so they've sent me an email with directions to take an online mental math test. Does anybody know what the Akuna test is like, specifically? Can't seem to find too much ...
Forum topic - PeteMullersKeyboard - Feb 10 2015 - 9:52pm - 20 comments
- Mock Trading Session
Hello, I have a mock trading session upcoming as part of the interview process a fixed income job. The hiring manager sent me a few documents to help me prepare, but does anyone have any idea what this would generally entail? Thanks! ...
Forum topic - sfgfan10 - Feb 17 2015 - 2:45am - 6 comments