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Primers on gaming industry?Anyone have primers on the gaming industry, like LVS, CZR, and so forth? Please PM me if so. Cookies and ice cream in return. 10 months 4 weeks
Good commodity fundamental research?I work for an ERCOT-based power producer. I'm wondering if you have recommendations for good fundamental research, specifically for power (ERCOT most of all but also would be interested in PJM, ISO New England and MISO), natural gas, and crude oil/refined products. Sell-side investment banks or... 11 months 3 weeks
Comp negotiation for market risk analyst for...Sup errbody, I work for a large ERCOT power producer (think NRG, EFH, etc.) on the market risk team. We have annual reviews coming up and I'm not finding much out there on or elsewhere to benchmark base salary against. For background, I have a bachelors in economics from a top... 1 year 2 weeks
Can someone explain gas daily options vs....Title says it. I think my current boss is just making it more complicated than it really is, that or he just isn't explaining it right. What is the difference between a gas daily option and an American option? They are both based on the same underlying monthly futures, right? Or no? 1 year 2 months
Resources to learn about crude/gas trading and...Hi, I have been working in market risk for a firm in ERCOT. There's not many so you can probably guess which one. I have been trying to learn more about the various markets since I may potentially want to move into trading, either here or at another firm. Commodities that interest me the most... 1 year 2 months
Good ETRM (energy trading risk management)...I recently started at a large firm that trades on ERCOT (prefer not to disclose which one but there aren't many so you can probably guess) on their market risk desk. Their IT needs some improvement but management is open to new ideas. I came from a PWM background so I'm fairly new to this, but... 1 year 7 months
Resources to learn about coal, uranium, and REC...I recently started on the market risk desk for a company that trades power on ERCOT, along with some other commodities. Some of the initial commodities that I will cover are coal, uranium, and RECs. Does anyone have any good resources to learn about those markets? I already have some good info on... 1 year 7 months
Any Dallas monkeys going to the Texas Hedge Fund...Title says it all. Anyone going to the event tomorrow at the Ritz in Uptown? Link if you're not aware: Sounds interesting and good opportunity for networking. 1 year 9 months
How to prep for this interview? Risk analyst at...Hi everyone, I have a second round with EFH for this position: Does anyone have thoughts on how to prep for this kind of interview? The first round was pretty basic (why do you want to work here, career goals, how good are your Excel skills, do you... 1 year 9 months
Please shread - seeking pre-MBA opportunities in...Hi, After applying out of state from the Pacific Northwest for quite some time unsuccessfully, I moved to Texas for a larger job market and more opportunities. Ideally, I would like to do equity research, either buy-side or sell-side, but I am casting a wide search to whatever could be good pre-... 1 year 9 months


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ERCOT North Hub is, kind of sort of, but not on...ERCOT North Hub is, kind of sort of, but not on the same level as PJM. ERCOT is fairly boring until the summer heat. 1 day 11 hours
Likely exit options? Reason I ask is I'm in...Likely exit options? Reason I ask is I'm in Market Risk now, specifically in the energy space, and looking to get out. 2 weeks 3 days
Army OCS commitments are 3 years from...Army OCS commitments are 3 years from commissioning, so add in Basic and OCS and you're generally at about 3.5[/quote] I stand corrected. Checked it myself and you are right. I was thinking about 4 years for Army if you are on ROTC scholarship, but if not, then 3. 1 month 8 hours
I'm applying for Army OCS now. Took the ASVAB and...I'm applying for Army OCS now. Took the ASVAB and did the MEPS physical last week. Side note, I met an Air Force enlisted reservist who has a civilian job at Texas Pacific Group doing about ~70 hours/week. So it can be done, although I'd rather go the full time route. If I don't get into OCS, I... 1 month 1 day
CF1988: How old are you now? Service commitments...[quote="CF1988"]How old are you now? Service commitments out of OCS are only 3 years long (starting from the day you commission). If you are right out of college you could easily return to an MBA program prior to turning 30. The biggest issue would be actually getting accepted into OCS and getting... 1 month 1 day
Delete "Objective" What did you do specifically...Delete "Objective" What did you do specifically in school? Clubs/activities? Delete all bullshit phrases like "Strong multitasking skills for efficient customer service" What from your experiences demonstrates leadership, initiative, process improvements, financial skills, etc? You have a... 1 month 1 day
Human Capital: I had heard on here anyone...[quote="Human Capital"]I had heard on here anyone wearing suspenders that isn't at least a vp will get shit on. Personally think it's just too old school for anyone under 35. Doesn't look like his pants need a belt?[/quote] It makes you look like a try-hard hipster, that or just completely... 1 month 2 weeks
So, who are you reading?So, who are you reading? 3 months 3 days
>OP's question on post MBA pay >discussion...>OP's question on post MBA pay >discussion turns into how taxes in NYC suck meh, I live in Dallas now so taxes aren't a big issue, but do wish for some things that a truly big city like NYC offer, like better food scene, nightlife, actual walkability, etc. 3 months 1 week
SMU is solid if you KNOW you want to work in...SMU is solid if you KNOW you want to work in Dallas-Ft. Worth. If probably have better options. 3 months 1 week
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