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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. 8 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... 9 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... 10 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? 11 months 4 weeks
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 1 week
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 5 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 5 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 6 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 7 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 7 months


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So, who are you reading?So, who are you reading? 3 weeks 1 day
>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. 1 month 8 hours
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. 1 month 8 hours
Being a CFA Charterholder myself, I wonder often...Being a CFA Charterholder myself, I wonder often if it was worth the time, or back when I was unemployed in 2010 and started the process, if I should have done Army Officer Candidacy School instead and then go to MBA afterwards on the GI Bill. Grass isn't always greener. 1 month 9 hours
Isn't Aladdin BlackRock's performance tracking...Isn't Aladdin BlackRock's performance tracking software? That sounds like it would relegate you to an IT/back office role. Is that really what you want? Don't let them BS you with "durrr but you'll learn about portfolios." Maybe you will tangentially, but sounds like it would be a hard sell to... 1 month 9 hours
When you're saving for yourself, you're refusing...[quote]When you’re saving for yourself, you’re refusing to bet on yourself People who are saving in their 20s are people who don’t set their sights high. They’ve already dropped out of the game and settled for the minor leagues. Your 20s are not the time to save; they’re the time to gamble. $... 2 months 4 days
I think generally if you have to ask if there is...I think generally if you have to ask if there is a bubble, the answer is yes. 2 months 1 week
Natalie, this is a more general question. I am...Natalie, this is a more general question. I am waiting to know if I'll be accepted to Army Officer Candidacy School. If that doesn't go through, MBA may be another option, but I might not know until September-October. Realistically, is that too late to get the ball rolling on an application? I know... 4 months 2 weeks
Gotta be honest, I regret not doing the NYC...Gotta be honest, I regret not doing the NYC finance thing earlier on...I'd like to live there for a year or so, although wouldn't want to stay there forever. The pros are you have like people already said, great restaurants, huge cultural hub with people from all over, and it truly is the finance... 4 months 2 weeks
The "b...but...muh permits" argument may have...The "b...but...muh permits" argument may have made sense LONG before the internet, where it wouldn't be possible to review cabbies and know who is legit and who might be a scam, but it's now obsolete and a form of regulatory capture. Then again, I live in Dallas right now so it's a non-issue...I... 4 months 3 weeks
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