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Facebook IPO taking a dumpster dive?http://www.zdnet.com/blog/btl/yahoo-sues-facebook-for-patent-infringement/71386 'Facebook is being sued by Yahoo over patent infringement claims, which could have a devastating effect on the social network’s revenue streams.' Discuss 3 4 years 1 month
Regretting the move to PE?I've come to a crossroad and been offered a job at a MM PE firm. I currently work in trading at a European MM bank. My question to you guys who have made the jump from S&T to PE; Do you ever regret doing the move? Pros: -I hate trading other peoples money. -After 6-8 years I'll be eligble to... 12 4 years 4 months
PE secondary market?Hey guys I got a friend who has an interview at a PE fund that operates in the 'buyout secondary market' (as their website states). I work in S&T and was only able to tell him what I know of PE funds in general. Quick question; what the hell does that mean? Does it mean it works as a FoF and... 12 4 years 7 months

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Ha, I wish it was that good. Former HY sales...Ha, I wish it was that good. Former HY sales turned equity trader. 145 1 month 3 weeks
dutchduke: The vast majority of equity sales...[quote=dutchduke]The vast majority of equity sales people are inept and can't cut it in a real profession. It's a slow grind at first and depending on the shop, it may never pan out. Some people do make it big, because of skill or luck or both. They are still considered relatively stupid and... 145 1 month 3 weeks
Everything Red Barchetta just wrote. Having the...Everything Red Barchetta just wrote. Having the backing of deal flow, research and good traders is key when you're just starting out. I'd say having one out of the three is a must to get clients to come with you when you move around. - Good traders will make clients come back with more orders... 145 1 month 3 weeks
Two weeker is mandatory.Two weeker is mandatory. 5 3 months 3 days
Got a degree in math and finance. I mostly use...Got a degree in math and finance. I mostly use calculus from my background in math. I would have a hard time going back to the theoretical math again (think quintic equations in radicals and shit like that). It was great fun in my UG studies, but I don't come across these problems enough to keep my... 61 3 months 6 days
Thx mate. Was just wondering if you've seen much...Thx mate. Was just wondering if you've seen much redemtions in EM focused funds and how do you deal with it without turning it into a fire sale? Just curious, so feel free to drop a PM if you dont want to. 15 4 months 3 weeks
I have my fair share of fat fingers. If you dont...I have my fair share of fat fingers. If you dont, you dont trade enough. 14 4 months 3 weeks
Lol. Dont care to add anything. Derivs got it...Lol. Dont care to add anything. Derivs got it spot on. 27 4 months 3 weeks
Is it hard doing blocks in EM? Have no experience...Is it hard doing blocks in EM? Have no experience with Asian trading outside of HK,SG and JP. 15 5 months 1 week
Majority of institutional clients are fluent in...Majority of institutional clients are fluent in English, so nothing to worry about. However, we do have sales guys covering countries/areas where they speak the language. 5 5 months 1 week
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