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Risk of heart disease for bankersA new study suggests that working 11 hours a day elevates your risk of developing heart disease by 67% relative to those who work an 8-hour day. 11 hours a day is a blessing compared to what bankers are working, and most people at hedge funds/pe firms will be working at least that, if not more.... 9 5 years 1 month

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Toro Trading is a another up and coming derivs...Toro Trading is a another up and coming derivs firm. 540 1 year 6 months
lingua_franca: absinthe: There may be some...[quote=lingua_franca][quote=absinthe]There may be some inaccuracies here, so feel free to point them out without quoting the list (so I can edit). Up and coming firms: Headlands, Teza Technologies, Five Rings Capital Mainly algorithmic shops 1. Getco 2. Hudson River Trading 3. Jump... 540 1 year 6 months
anontrader: as silly as this whole thing is, i...[quote=anontrader]as silly as this whole thing is, i would make some changes to absinthe's list. knight is very good, at the level of Getco and hrt, not down with madison tyler. also, sun should not even be on the list - they just fired an enormous number of people recently and have been doing... 540 1 year 6 months
There may be some inaccuracies here, so feel free...There may be some inaccuracies here, so feel free to point them out without quoting the list (so I can edit). Up and coming firms: Headlands, Teza Technologies, Five Rings Capital Mainly algorithmic shops 1. Getco 2. Hudson River Trading 3. Jump Trading 4. Tower Research 5. Madison... 540 1 year 6 months
anontrader: I'm still curious where you guys...[quote=anontrader]I'm still curious where you guys would put algo trading at a top BB compared to these places. I'd probably put it after Getco, JSC, HRT, and maybe Jump, but above DRW, IMC, SIG, etc.[/quote] It's a bit of an odd comparison because DRW, IMC, SIG don't do much algorithmic... 540 1 year 6 months
anontrader: I'm still curious where you guys...[quote=anontrader]I'm still curious where you guys would put algo trading at a top BB compared to these places. I'd probably put it after Getco, JSC, HRT, and maybe Jump, but above DRW, IMC, SIG, etc.[/quote] It's a bit of an odd comparison because DRW, IMC, SIG don't do much algorithmic... 540 1 year 6 months
matthewlesko: Gold Man Sack: anyone know...[quote=matthewlesko][quote=Gold Man Sack]anyone know anything about Eldorado Trading in Chicago??[/quote] Interviewed there and received and offer several years ago (so might be outdated). Eurodollar spread trading. They spend a good amount of time training you and the guys seem nice, but just... 540 1 year 6 months
shorttheworld: so how do you go from just...[quote=shorttheworld]so how do you go from just getting an offer to becoming a professor with a mastery of knowing which prop shops do what? and i think the 'speculative/fundamental' needs a more detailed description as to what means by that.[/quote] Discretionary trading of any product.... 540 1 year 6 months
trade4size: This thread is retarded on so many...[quote=trade4size]This thread is retarded on so many levels. Absinthe I find it funny how you never have anything to add about any of the things going on in the market all you are concerned with is minor firm differences. You probably lucked into your position because you knew how to answer some... 540 1 year 6 months
From personal sources, I know both Jump and Getco...From personal sources, I know both Jump and Getco pay ridiculously well. Better than SIG/Optiver/DRW/IMC, actually. In fact, at the entry level they probably pay more than JSC, although at the higher levels I'm sure JSC pays more on average than Jump. 540 1 year 6 months
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