| What's the state of securitized consumer...In case you haven't seen this, Portland-based private debt firm Aequitas Capital just got busted by the SEC for fraud. It's making me wonder, what's the status of other consumer credit oriented firms? I know that Santander Consumer for instance was doing quite well for the past few years, then in...|| 1 month 2 weeks|
| 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.|| 1 year 1 month|
| 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...|| 1 year 2 months|
| 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 payscale.com or elsewhere to benchmark base salary against. For background, I have a bachelors in economics from a top...|| 1 year 3 months|
| 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 4 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 5 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 10 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 10 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: https://texashfa.org/events/dallas-allocator-panel
Sounds interesting and good opportunity for networking.|| 1 year 11 months|
| How to prep for this interview? Risk analyst at...Hi everyone,
I have a second round with EFH for this position: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/13249735
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...|| 2 years 2 days|