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It is indeed interesting reading different people...It is indeed interesting reading different people's opinions on the matter and it really just shows the difference in experiences and insight between different people and industries. Many opinions have no intellectual merit other than pure jealousy or ignorance and offer little value to... 74 1 month 3 weeks
As a trader I read all of this, eat popcorn and...As a trader I read all of this, eat popcorn and laugh. Anybody got some silver bananas for me? 55 6 months 2 weeks
I don't usually post but this topic sounded...I don't usually post but this topic sounded interesting so I figured I'd throw my 2 cents in there. I've worked in trading for about 10 years making markets in ETFs (trading etfs, adrs, global equities, futures, fx, and fixed income, and reversal/conversions) at one of the better prop trading... 77 6 months 2 weeks
at a prop trading firm doing etf market making,...at a prop trading firm doing etf market making, started mid 2010, first year scraps...last year comp was 75k salary 80k bonus as a ta transitioning to a trader, this year, salary unchanged, but bonus probably north of 150k =) 141 3 years 10 months
haha, not sure if these guys trade but there is...haha, not sure if these guys trade but there is a huge distinction in the street and more importantly regulators on how you mark this. if you are long and you sell shares...you mark it as a sell long... if you are flat or short already, any sells must be marked as a sell short. nowadays,... 8 4 years 5 months
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well if it makes you feel better i also work for...well if it makes you feel better i also work for one of the top boutique/market making firms trading ETFs, i trade a massive book with pnl of almost high 7 figures, approaching 8 figures so far this year, sharpe ratio of 8.5. I trade the book with 1 other person with me being here for 4 years, and... 15 4 years 5 months
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Ok since I'm bored to death, here is my Easter 2...Ok since I'm bored to death, here is my Easter 2 cents to yall this fine Monday (and please no PMs): It is somewhat inaccurate to say that prop trading firms and hedge funds do similar strategies. Hedge fund strategies tend to range from long/short equity, distressed investing, global macro,... 14 5 years 5 days
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