User Info

Profile Completion

Subscriptions & Roles

  • Official Monkey
  • Certified User

User Tracker

Login / register to send contagoman a private message.


Preview Freshness
IndexesI just bought widget for my Android that has a stock ticker. Unfortunately, it only follows equities, indexes and ETFs. Recommendations on indexes to follow, as a way of keeping up with macro trends? I am a commodity trader (metals), so anything particularly relevant would be appreciated. 1 year 8 months
LPGHas anyone traded LPG / know much about this mkt? 1 year 8 months
Robert Yildirim interviewThought this interview was very good, gives you some insight into the grey area between physical commodity trading and merchant banking / industrial investment; where most of the heavyweights in the commodity world now operate. I kind of wanted to post it in the I-banking forum,just for this... 2 years 3 weeks
Stamford?Does anyone have any insight on what it is like working in Stamford? How difficult is it to commute to the city on a daily basis? What's life like in Stamford itself (note, I am 25 and single)? How much of a pain is going out in the city on the weekend (Stamford to NYC cab must cost a... 2 years 3 months


Preview Freshness
TraxysTraxys 5 months 1 week
BananaTrader: Nidera lol[quote=BananaTrader] Nidera [/quote] lol 1 year 6 months
Ponzi_Scheme: Thanks for posting this. Have you...[quote=Ponzi_Scheme]Thanks for posting this. Have you noticed anything changing from algorithmic trading? If so, is it more long-term or short-term impact? What have you done to adapt to it?[/quote] sugar flash crash of '11.. 1 year 6 months
P_C_Underwriter: As the red headed stepchild of...[quote=P_C_Underwriter]As the red headed stepchild of the finance industry us insurance folk aren't as technical as you fancy trader guys, so I am sorry if this question seems to elementary. I am curious about what risk transfer or traditional insurance products affect the valuation of these... 1 year 6 months
BobCraigfield: For small firms maybe but it may...[quote=BobCraigfield]For small firms maybe but it may not be true for huge firms such as Glencore, Cargill tend to own their own in-house M&A departments. In other words they more and more bypass big banks either for M&A or liquidity issues as they have enough liquidity to cover clients and... 1 year 6 months
Physical commodity trader here. Our expense acct...Physical commodity trader here. Our expense acct is prety much limitless. Then again, I (a) travel a LOT, (b) am expected to wine / dine counterparties constantly. bring on the chateuz margaux 1 year 7 months
hm hm 1 year 7 months
sb842: GS and Citi are the only ones left that...[quote=sb842]GS and Citi are the only ones left that are serious about it...but if you want commodities trading there are better places to have a career IMO[/quote] From a metals point of view, can think of many names that come before Citi (Barclay's, Standard Chartered, etc). Also, Citi... 1 year 7 months
monty09: it is not that format The Mercuria...[quote=monty09]it is not that format[/quote] The Mercuria guys -whom I liase w/ on an almost daily basis- have a [email protected] email..... 1 year 7 months
Seeing the future, so I can short it. @"DickFuld...Seeing the future, so I can short it. @"DickFuld" 1 year 8 months
WallStreet Prep Master Financial Modeling