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How many banks does a typical 2-5bln+ fund trade...So I was wondering how many banks a typical 2-5 billion dollar fund might be open with. From my experience it seems like a lot of these funds are only open with say 2-3 max banks which means they have to use other means to get their research. 9 4 years 10 months
The Death of Online PokerSurprised no one commented on this but... http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/15/us-gambling-idUSTRE73E6HW20110415?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews Ironic how this happened on Tax Day too... 19 5 years 2 weeks
Who's snowed in? Who made it to work?So its 7:30AM who made it into work ok? who is stranded in a hotel? anyone at an airport? Who is stuck in their apartment unable to make the trek into work? 32 5 years 4 months
trade4size's blog - Working on an equity...Starting to get a lot of PMs asking the same types of questions so wanted to start a blog. I am a first year analyst at a S... 2 5 years 4 months
Equity traders skillset (Flow Based)Wanted to discuss what skill sets are important to equity traders specifically those involved with flow trading. See a lot of emphasis on this site about prop trading thought it would be good to start a thread about flow trading. So what makes a good flow trader? I work on a flow desk but I... 8 5 years 4 months
To the members that change their namesSo I have noticed that certain members have created a bad reputation for themselves on here and have tried to cover their tracks with a series of name changes. Shame on you for acting like an imbecile to begin with. 31 5 years 5 months
xtranormal derivatives traderI saw the link at work today but it got cut off. Didnt get a chance to watch the rest. Does anyone have the link? 9 5 years 5 months
funniest trading clip everFriend just showed this to me. Its pretty much the most awesome thing ever so yeah. http://www.zerohedge.com/article/i-trade-size Gotta give credit where its due 14 5 years 5 months
monkey shitSo i was browsing a few threads and I noticed a certain user is getting heavily slammed with monkey shit no matter what they say. Needless to say I thought I was the only person throwing monkey shit at them (usually deserving of it) but it appears others have joined in on the fun. 19 5 years 5 months
COD: Black OpsWas wondering who here has pre ordered COD Black Ops or plan on getting it and what system. 22 5 years 5 months

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As Steve Tyler of aerosmith once sang "Janie's...As Steve Tyler of aerosmith once sang "Janie's got a gun", well if what i just read is correct, "Janie's got a put" would be more correct. Not sure long or short puts but this trade could really make or break them. "Jane Street Capital LLC, a New York-based trading firm, had the biggest... 65 2 weeks 19 hours
But what you fail to realize is that their in...But what you fail to realize is that their in inequality. At shaw your general partners will a greater % of the compensation than at Jane Street. Since Jane Street is a prop firm it is likely that their distribution of income is more normally distributed compared to Shaw. I would argue that... 65 2 weeks 19 hours
isnt deshaw a hedge fund? Why are you comparing...isnt deshaw a hedge fund? Why are you comparing Hedge funds to prop firms? 65 2 weeks 19 hours
Man this shit reminds me of my industrial org...Man this shit reminds me of my industrial org class. If you struggle with bayes approach (probability tree) your going to hate game theory where you then have to use backwards deduction. "Oh - the ladies ever tell you that you look like a fucking optical illusion?" 192 2 weeks 3 days
come on man how many times you basically going to...come on man how many times you basically going to ask the same thing? The places you are talking about are not pure boutique shops so you may have the possibility of actually getting some accounts to cover from early on. They will likely be smaller accounts or non paying/weak paying accounts... 145 1 month 2 weeks
I would equate institutional sales more to like...I would equate institutional sales more to like research sales but they also may have a coverage type role. A salestrader role will be to cover accounts keeping them up with market color, getting answers to questions all similar to what institutional sales would do. What a salestrader also is... 145 1 month 2 weeks
Great thread so far. Im currently fighting a...Great thread so far. Im currently fighting a hangover but I will post something later. I am a salestrader at a boutique shop so happy to answer questions. 145 1 month 2 weeks
The real skill is being able to read the person...The real skill is being able to read the person that is interviewing you. An interview is like a poker game where you are dealing with imperfect information and different bits are given away as things progress. I would think someone from HR would be more likely to want to hear the rehearsed... 145 6 months 2 weeks
anyone who told me a bullshit answer along the...anyone who told me a bullshit answer along the lines of... I am pefectionist I work too hard I expect too much from myself I overanalyze Is not telling their real biggest weakness because they are afraid it will get them dinged. Too bad their bullshit answer seems worse than just being... 145 6 months 2 weeks
This thread is retarded on so many levels....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 brainteasers and... 540 1 year 6 months
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