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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. 3 months 2 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... 4 months 1 week
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... 5 months 1 week
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? 7 months 9 hours
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... 7 months 2 weeks
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 2 weeks
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 2 weeks
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 1 month
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 2 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 2 months


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Woman Awarded $18M in Sexual Harassment Suit...SERIOUSLY NEVER BANG YOUR SUBORDINATES, EVER, I don't care if she's a former Victoria Secret model and this girl clearly was not 2 days 10 hours
Starting out in Physical Commodities So...ADM? They're big in the nat gas space, but realize the fundamentals are quite different and will need their own learning curve. 3 days 13 hours
Have any of you taken the series 63 or 65 while...It's definitely not going to hurt you, but don't think it will help too much to be honest...if they want to hire you, they'll help you get those licenses. Frankly both of those, and also the 7, are pretty easy to pass so I don't think they'd make a big deal out of it either way. 3 days 13 hours
Barclays Power & Utilities: Welcome to the...Lighten up people. Let's not get overly paranoid because some "social justice warriors" might write Twitter comments, or if they really want to bring out the big guns, a hashtag. The horror! 1 week 9 hours
Only girl, help?Not a girl but I work in risk right now and I'm the only non-socially awkward person on my entire side of the floor...just make sure you have a social circle outside of just work. 1 week 12 hours
Goldman Tells Summer Interns To Go Home Before...Why is the responsibility on the interns and not the people directing their work? If this was meant to be a serious policy, then reprimand the intern's boss if they swipe in too late. 2 weeks 10 hours
How good is Vontobel Asset Management?Don't know about the culture there but I used to work in PWM and I liked their emerging markets strategy. They are the subadvisor on the mutual fund HIEMX. 1 month 2 weeks
First round with Raymond James - insights?Yeah and I think that might have dinged me. Know the proper valuation techniques for the company you are pitching. If E&P is known for NPV, go with NPV. 5 months 2 days
Can someone explain gas daily options vs....Nm, he was actually talking about power daily options, and it makes sense now. Explanation: "A second category of power options is comprised of daily options. These options are specified for a given period of time (year, season,... 7 months 8 hours
Thinking of quitting a month into the job...I know people at my old PWM firm who are borderline retarded and passed the 7, 63, and 65. Man up. 9 months 1 week