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New Google-backed / Andreessen Horowitz Startup...Looks like a pretty big twist in the retail trading space specifically. From what I understand they'll be making money from low overhead, collecting fees from exchanges for the volume, and presumably selling some of the flow data to clients willing to pay for it. Also has solid tech backing,... 1 year 3 months
2013 RankingsWith the understanding of a few things: 1. Many trading operations are extremely different, and that is important to factor in. 2. These are subjective opinions based off of user experience. 3. Fit is usually more important than "rank". I think it's somewhat important that people have a... 2 years 3 months
Commodities TradingI've been seeing a ton of posts here about this, because it seems that now that BB S... 2 years 7 months
BP Sophomore Experience 2012Anybody else going on this? 3 years 4 weeks
Learning Algorithmic TradingI did a search and couldn't find much helpful. Does anybody have any good resources for learning algo trading (non-HFT)? The programming I think I can manage to figure out as well, as there seems to be plenty of good resources for learning to program just about anything under the sun, but I cannot... 3 years 4 months

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Best response to "Why do you want to be a...You may want to spin it more of a "how my life has led me to trading" type thing. 7 months 1 week
Be Nice To Your InternsI think it's interesting that in finance, the industry that revolves around investments, interns are generally treated so poorly, or like they are lucky to be there. If an intern went through your firm's recruiting process, he/she is just as qualified to be there, in the eyes of the firm, as... 10 months 1 week
Is commodities the only S&T desk where you...[quote=Tupac] BobCraigfield: If FT offers at commodity houses are extremely competitive I think I couldn't find a word 100 times harsher to characterize those in Banks (either BB or MM banks and either in M&A or S&T). It's everywhere very competitive today, in every field. have you... 10 months 1 week
Is commodities the only S&T desk where you...[quote=BobCraigfield] If FT offers at commodity houses are extremely competitive I think I couldn't find a word 100 times harsher to characterize those in Banks (either BB or MM banks and either in M&A or S&T). It's everywhere very competitive today, in every field.[/quote] have you... 10 months 1 week
Which Commodity and what role?thinking about rankings in commodities trading is just the wrong way to think about it 11 months 3 weeks
Two myths about the Ukrainian conflictMyth #1: what about his billionaire friends that just got slaughtered in equities and other markets, or the possible sanctions against him (although unlikely), or that this is just another step towards europe slipping away from russian control (in the energy space) Myth #2: geopolitical events... 1 year 2 months
How do you manage to cold-email commodity houses ?[quote=tonixity]Thanks for the advice. Ok I'll stay away from the HR. Unfortunately I'm currently living in the south of France so I won't move to Singap, London or New york just to take a coffee ha. I'll cold email traders as you said, anyway I don't have any other possibility because there are... 1 year 2 months
Are people who don't drink or go to parties...[quote=mastertrader89] SFTechUES: I agree with arrhythmiatic - find another line of work. Having worked in credit trading at a European bank I've learned that going out on Fridays/Saturdays adds more value than working Sat/Sun.. Chances are you will be in market making which is effectively... 1 year 2 months
Is Nassim Nicholas Taleb Full of Shit? (EMH...[quote=JJFM] Concerning the Zynga example, I agree with Tupac. Maybe that time you were able to profit from the news, but maybe the next time you won't be that quick and you will lose money, and on the long term you will get a return near to 0%. [/quote] This is exactly what I'm saying - and... 1 year 2 months
Is Nassim Nicholas Taleb Full of Shit? (EMH...[quote=EvanM]You raise some great points. I'm kind of framing my posts more as just thinking out loud. I have lots of theories and ideas floating around in my head, along with many things that I'm reading/have read. I have to admit that I am not 100% committed to any one set of beliefs, other... 1 year 3 months