| AMA Discretionary Hedge Fund TraderI did one of these before a couple years back when i was on the sellside, and figured why not do another one since these threads seem to get a lot of traction and provide a lot of useful info for kids.
-Discretionary trader at a large hedge fund, focusing on credit and...|| 6 months 6 hours|
| Looking to fund start up projectsEssentially, along with a friend we are allocating some funds towards finding early seed start up ventures. For the past couple of years we have made ad-hoc investments via various crowd funding platforms. After a couple successes we decided that it would be worth it to try and source our own...|| 10 months 3 weeks|
| Playing Bethpage Black this SummerWanted to reach out to people on the site. I will be spending some time in NYC late July this year. One thing I have really wanted to do is play Bethpage black, but obviously have heard things about getting on. Wanted to see if anybody on the site has had experience getting on, how early do you...|| 1 year 8 months|
| Technical question of the weekI figured it would be ok posting this as WSO doesn't actually a sell a S...|| 1 year 10 months|
| Q&A: Ask me anything, former BB traderI did one of these in the past but I think it fizzled out, mainly because i was travelling at the time so didnt really find the time to reply. Saw that a couple of these have generated interest so figured will give it another shot now that I can reply more regularly.
Non target,...|| 2 years 1 month|
| Day in the Life of an Options Trader5:45 – early rise, whichever desk you end up on you are most likely going to be waking up around this time. Adjust your sleeping habits accordingly or suffer for most of the day.
6:30 – Arrive on the desk, market opens in 90 minutes so its really a countdown from here. 20 minutes is spent just...|| 2 years 4 months|
| Goldman or Bust?Over the past week I have been getting a flood of pm's/emails asking for advice, and I have chatted with some of you over Skype as well in prep for interviews, and one theme keeps coming up that really boggles my mind and in a way really annoys me. This idea of Goldman or bust.
I am not going to...|| 2 years 4 months|
| Ask Me Anything: BB Equity Derivatives TraderSo since most interns are about to start their summer programs or are in the first couple of weeks, I thought I would open a forum for anyone to ask their any questions/worries they might have. I can only reply in the context of trading/sales internships but i'm sure others can chime in with their...|| 2 years 5 months|
| Do's and Dont's as a Trading InternJust some advice as we are getting a bit closer to intern season. Hopefully people will start adding more in the comments, I wanted to stay away from the obvious ones.
The Do Not’s
1) Do not screw up a lunch order: I know, this is quite obvious, but I can’t stress enough the importance of...|| 2 years 8 months|
| Ask a Sellside Options TraderSo i have been on this forum for a while, and recently i have been bombarded with personal emails asking me questions about the industry, trading, breaking in, interviews etc, so i wanted to open the discussion as these types of thread seem to be very informative, and it will allow me to respond to...|| 2 years 10 months|