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WSO Hall of Fame: Trading Forum The Wall Street Oasis Trading Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best discussions on the trading industry. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To view a full list of Q&A’s & Interviews please navigate here. If you th...
WallStreetOasis.com
17 months 2 weeks ago
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Intern Dress Advice? Monkeys, I had some questions about attire recommendations for S&T dress clothing for a summer intern. I was planning on buying 5 brooks brothers shirts (only in plain white and blue) and some navy/gray dress pants. I have seen advice on this forum such as to leave a suit jacket/tie in your office...
gostate11
131 min 1 sec ago
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Bear Stearns - Bear's rank among the other BBsHow does Bear rank among the BB in sales and trading? I know that they have historically been a mortgage powerhouse, but is this still the case? Where do their fixed income and/or equities operations rank among other firms on the Street?...
falcon04
1345 min 58 sec ago
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AI to replace traders, quants and salesRecently I've read articles about how AI will be implemented by banks to replace qunats, sales people and traders in the next 10 to 20 years. Immdiately an image of people being laid off just like how workers being laid off in the factories due to the mechanic automation appeared in my head, the a...
sunnyphd
258 min 19 sec ago
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Market Volatility - About to explode ? Stock market - Current consumer confidence metrics are at all time highs right now. It's something we haven't seen in the market in a very long time. Are we in a bubble? Is it worth the carrying cost to buy VXX?...
ParkerMTSMLJ
72 hours 38 min ago
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How much should we rely on quants?[quote]A decade ago, the brightest graduates all wanted to be traders at Wall Street investment banks, but now they’re climbing over each other to get into quant funds,[/quote] [Quant trading is on the rise](https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-quants-run-wall-street-now-1495389108) – but I’m not ...
Appley
04 hours 10 min ago
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Leaving PhD midway and getting a jobHi all, I am currently a PhD student and leaving the program midway with a Masters' degree for personal reasons. I have couple of years of industry experience in quantitative research. I am super interested in Trading or Quant Trading. I will be graduating next Fall. Should I apply through a regul...
mobiusbird
24 hours 14 min ago
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garywhi
010 hours 15 min ago
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(Nice) places to live if you work in Canary wharfI was wondering where employees live if they work in Canary Wharf, London. It seems to me that the nicer areas of London are in the West and a lot of the areas close to Canary Wharf are not so nice. Therefore I was wondering where do analyst and associates live in London (ie closest tube stop) and h...
LaNoob
1410 hours 23 min ago
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Goldman Superday Accelerated Process 05/17 Hear backHello all! I was wondering if anyone has yet to hear back from GS on their recent super day for SA Securities 2018. I would also love to hear how the interviews when for people!! Congrats to all who have already received offers :)...
bullydays
119 hours 3 min ago
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7 Cs Of Effective Communication: Create Meaningful Content Who doesn't need their blog entry to turn into a web sensation? Who doesn't need more eyeballs on their perfect work of art? Considering the time it takes to research, draft, alter, edit, and distribute a blog entry, it's a disgrace when it just gets a modest bunch of perspectives. Normally the post...
sabina33
11 day 3 hours ago
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Let's Talk S&T DesksI feel like there's really not a lot of discussion about S&T/The specific areas of sell-side trading on here anymore. Sooo I want to see what people's opinions are on the different desks with respect to a few different categories. 1. How smart are the people / How technical is the product 2. What...
Anonymoose
511 day 5 hours ago
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Demystifying the Central Risk DeskI am interested in Central Risk Desk roles at top-tier investment banks (London, New York). Can you please share your insights on that area of the trading floor? - Banks with the the most notable desks? Those to avoid? - Type of work and skills needed (is it quantitatively intensive? lots of progra...
extrapolated
11 day 5 hours ago
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Banking vs TradingWhat's S&T like compared to banking? Is it more of a fast paced? Is banking a lot more technical? Very curious! ...
bullydays
01 day 23 hours ago
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I'm making $8000/mo trading stocks. Should I keep this up or get an actual job? What do I even tell people?Hey guys, I'm a 22 yro recent NYU (not Stern) grad. I only had one offer lined up at graduation but the employer cut back and sent out an email to all of us saying we won't be starting until September. And that's fine as it gives me more time to decide. The job is in accounting for $52k in new yo...
chicano8119
1142 days 5 hours ago
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Cheers to everyonehey there, Just checked in to say hi to everyone. Been involved in trading activities for the past 4 yrs now (mainly spot currency market). Looking to expand my knowledge and skillset and planning to get as much as possible to trade equities/microcaps succesfully Many thanks...
penny128
02 days 11 hours ago
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Intern Meeting with an MDI start my summer internship at a BB firm in S&T in a few weeks and wanted to start my networking early so I emailed a bunch of analysts etc. to meet for coffee. I also found out who the MD was on my desk and emailed him to ask for coffee. I'm now realizing that this was a pretty ballsy move and I ...
Robert-California
22 days 17 hours ago
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Physical commodity trading in EuropeHi everyone, i'm new and it's 3:20am in a beautiful city in Italy. Please keep all errors. They are welcome gifts from my part. I have some questions regarding physical commodity trading in Europe, especially in Italy & Germany, since these are the two countries for which I possess the necessary l...
HisRoyalFreshness
93 days 3 hours ago
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EM/Macro Distressed TradingHi all, I was wondering, do distressed trading desks at BBs deal only with corporates or also with sovereigns (ex. Argentina, Peru, Greece). Also, what portion of their business deals with debt from developed markets vs in EM? I'm looking to rotate on the distressed debt trading desk at the shop I...
harveydent
13 days 6 hours ago
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Doubling Returns Every Month in Options TradingSo here goes. My best friend from college and I have had a very similar career path. We both interned at the same financial institution, both eventually landed in consulting at Tier 2 firms, and both had expressed interest to pursue the MBA route to re-brand ourselves and move from 'tech consulting'...
consultant120
173 days 14 hours ago
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How to prepare for S&T summer analyst internship?Hi, starting in S&T as a summer analyst in a few weeks at a BB, was wondering what I should be doing now to prep / what I should be reading? any advice is greatly appreciated!...
SA_Student
53 days 15 hours ago
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Middle Office to Front Office in Sales & TradingHi everyone, new here and looking for some advice on how to break into the front office. To give you my background, I have a bachelors degree in finance from a non target and have been working in middle office at a BB for the past three years (Buffalo, NY office). I am also enrolled in the Universit...
sellsideanalyst
213 days 16 hours ago
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Using Multiples in ConversationSo a few weeks ago I bumped into some old acquaintances from uni who are now working at different firms. I tagged along for a lunch as they discussed some deal that one of them was working on. This guy mentioned that the "EV/EBITDA of the firm we're looking at is XX", to which another guy said "wow,...
kallester
04 days 10 hours ago
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Important Resume Question: For non-target undergrad students, should impressive AP scores go on the resume? I went for a very specialized degree at a non-target undergrad public university (very few schools have the program). I am wondering whether AP scores should go on resume, particularly if I have them in the 3 hardest AP classes (Physics C: mechanics, E and M, Calc BC and some liberal arts ones). I...
cooliodude
24 days 19 hours ago
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Hi, I need direction.Hello, where should someone start if they would like to get into day trading for the opportunities it provides? I currently only have a H.S. diploma. ...
Humble1
85 days 1 hour ago
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Has anyone taken the Series 57 yetI am about to start a new job equity trading and originally thought I would need to take the Series 55. As of January 2016, the Series 55 is no longer the Securities Trader Exam, it is now called the Series 57. Have any of you taken the exam and if so, which service did you use for exam prep/pract...
wildcat1313
185 days 7 hours ago
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Thinking about switching career pathsHello, I was on the career path into investment banking but i am having second thoughts. I actually want to enjoy my younger days instead of spending 100 hours a week on excel. Sales and trading interests me because i love following the market and the hours seem 100% better. I just have a few questi...
Zach-Holt
46 days 3 hours ago
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Sales-specific internship adviceHowdy, I'm an incoming BB S&T intern looking for some sales-specific prep advice (in b4 "sales is 4 dumb jocks lawl"). I've noticed there isn't much on here regarding sales specifically and wanted a general sales internship advice thread. So, past sales interns, how did you prep for the summer? A...
Stocks_n_Blondes
06 days 5 hours ago
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Master in quantitative finance and risk management Bocconi Does the program in object place well in london for summer internship in S&T ? Do you have some insights about the program and its reputation in uk ? ...
lrichard10
66 days 6 hours ago
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summer internship in global market after master Here is the sum of my CV: 24 years italian 3 year bachelor degree in finance italian uni 6 months internship in Deloitte auditing in my city next year i ll attend a master in quantitative finance at bocconi the questions are: what are my chance of getting a summer internship in S&T london next ...
lrichard10
36 days 10 hours ago
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H1b transfer at investment bankRight now I'm a junior trader at a highly reputable prop shop. I'm currently on TN status as I am a Canadian citizen. I was selected for H1b this year and awaiting approval in the summer. After H1b approval, if I decide to uproot and leave for an investment bank in sales, sales trading, or trading, ...
Spreader4Lyfe
06 days 12 hours ago
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hancosteele
06 days 16 hours ago
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Should interns eligible for overtime claim it?I was wondering what the proper etiquette is for claiming overtime during a summer internship. I'll be working on the trading floor of a European/Asian bank in New York this summer and my pay rate for hours worked over 40 has been made very clear, but am I supposed to actually claim this on the time...
1738Street
101 week 40 min ago
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Equity Sales TradingAnyone here from the UK and can advise me on what kind of qualifications/exams I need to become an equity sales trader? Like which exam on the CISI board will I need?...
BGUK19
01 week 1 hour ago
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Baruch students beat targets in trading competition at MITSaw an article on WSJ earlier today, basically highlights how kids from Baruch's program won over kids from targets (Harvard, Wharton, etc) in a trading competition at MIT. Specific article talks about their master's program, but definitely brings attention to the school as a whole. Link: https://w...
bankerboy252
191 week 19 hours ago
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What is your favorite place to chill in NYC? #TrainingSeasonHi all, Hope everyone had a great easter, and spent nice moments with family and friends! To give you some context, I'm an incoming analyst, starting in a few months, with the usual training phase, and it's going to be in NYC (I think you already know where this conversation is heading now). Was t...
Morgan9800
291 week 21 hours ago
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Are analysts more like assistants?It seems like a lot of the sharper kids coming into S&T--especially rotational programs--get fed up and leave. Has anyone else noticed this more than usual? Seems like the death of sell side trading and the dearth of buyside opportunities are hurting BB S&T's appeal ...
longTheVol
11 week 23 hours ago
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Learning to Control your Emotions is the key to Success in TradingThere are many things that you need to take care when you chose forex trading as your full-time profession. If you think that you will become a millionaire within a few weeks by trading the live assets in the market then trading is not the right job for you. Those who are trading the forex market fo...
adamsmiths
91 week 1 day ago
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Anton Kreil - Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management MENTORING PROGRAM. Scam. Rip off. Overpriced and Undervalue.A) Totally disappointed with the overpriced and undervalue 3 month Mentoring Program (USD7001) I am totally disappointed with Anton Kreil’s Institute of Trading and portfolio management’s 3 month Mentoring Program. This is because the mentoring program is overpriced and undervalue. I have reg...
InvTra-KS
131 week 1 day ago
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CS -> Masters in Analytics -> Trading?[Georgia Tech MSc Analytics class list](https://pe.gatech.edu/online-masters-degrees/analytics/program-information/computational-data-analytics-track) I have a CS background (currently working as a Sales Engineer at a big tech company) and have always been fascinated by trading. However, I never tr...
dizzydiz
01 week 1 day ago
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BGUK19
01 week 2 days ago
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Is stock sales doable?Looking for feedback on whether taking a stock sales internship is worth it; I've heard that sales/being a stock broker isn't what it used to be, and am considering applying elsewhere. For reference, I have an MSc in pharmaceutical research at a target, the desk handles biotech stocks, and doing th...
Oxonian2017
31 week 2 days ago
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BB S&T Superdays Does anyone have good markets questions from BB S&T super days? Not like "what's going on in the markets": I want some super hard technicals, brainteasers, etc. ...
meggy2414
41 week 2 days ago
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Deutsche Bank Credit Trading SpecialistI am wondering if anyone has insight into Deutsche Bank's credit trading desk as a trading specialist. What are the salaries, exit opportunities, skillsets that you may gain, and also the perception surrounding the company given recent restructuring. ...
JShred
01 week 2 days ago
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Interviewing for Trading Support: Need Advice!Hi everyone, I am currently a 1st year analyst working at a very niche commodities research shop with limited to zero growth prospects ahead career-wise given how small and lean my shop runs. Recently, I've acquired the opportunity to interview for a commodities role at a large investment bank. In...
needanangle
91 week 2 days ago
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Where are all the S&T monkeys?Been on WSO for a while now and I just realized that everyone on this site is either aiming for IB or working in IB. Made me ask: Do many college kids aim for S&T (seems like everyone ik is aiming for IB) and how's the S&T industry holding up nowadays?...
thefinancekid
331 week 3 days ago
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Do Salesman and Traders clash? and who wins?Assuming that the Salesman is well versed in the product and markets, if a Salesman disagrees with a position that a Trader is trying to take, what exactly happens? It must be a tough spot for a salesman to be pitching an idea he doesn't even agree with to likely knowledgeable clients....
chimesanfran
181 week 3 days ago
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FT Commodities Summit 2017, they finally uploaded some videoI've spent all day watching this. If you're interested in physical commodities, there's a lot of great interviews and roundtable discussions from the FT commodity summit. There's content that covers both minerals and oil and gas, and all of the heavy hitter big trading houses are represented. I'd es...
geogeo
01 week 4 days ago
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FT Recruiting for Associate from Masters (non MBA)I will be graduating next May from a STEM masters program from Columbia, Cornell, or similar. How do I get myself into the recruiting pipeline for full time associate roles for S&T? Does such a thing even exist for masters (non MBA) students or is it no different from lateral hiring? Should I just ...
MStoST
81 week 4 days ago
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Walton
01 week 5 days ago
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Got a return offer in September, accepted it, now I have a small tattoo - hopefully not a problem?I got a return offer to a BB for credit derivs trading in August. The place has an awesome culture and I loved my internship. In September, I got a small tattoo on my wrist - it's a tiny geometric design, very minimalist and black. I have other tattoos but they're all small and hidden, this is my fi...
ellkay
241 week 5 days ago
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Louis Dreyfus Trader Trainee Program or Commodities Trading in GeneralDoes anyone know about Louis Dreyfus Trader Trainee Program? I have a few questions: - How long does it take for you to actually start trading? - What are some future exit opportunities? Into BB S&T? - How is bonus calculated for 1st year? - Change location? I appreciate any contribute! Thanks...
tkql
271 week 6 days ago
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Best Proprietary Trading Firms - Rankings? I'm curious to hear how everyone would rank the top prop trading firms. I've focused the post on firms in Chicago because that is where most of them are. Here is how I've ranked them: 1. Spot Trading 2. Jump Trading 3. DRW Trading 4. Optiver 5. TransMarket Group 6. Peak6 Investments 7. Chicago T...
RossGellar
5431 week 6 days ago
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Flow Traders Case studyHi guys, ive been invited to an interview with a senior trader from flow traders. I searched Glassdoor, says it would be a case study on ETF hedging and mispricing spotting. Anyone have any ideas what is like? Any sort of input would be much appreciated !! Thanks so much in advance!...
Butter bunny
01 week 6 days ago
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Is there still prop trading in banks?I read from a post on here that trading and market making are essentially the same thing these days at banks because of the Volcker Rule. If this is the case, do traders in S&T still make lots of money for mere market making/order execution?...
larrylivingston
01 week 6 days ago
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What is the "Greenest Field" within trading. I am a College Student about to accept a lumber trading job. I am about to accept an offer from a commodity brokerage company that specializes in lumber trading. Ive shown my boss at Morgan my contract, he says it is as legit as they could offer. **My question what are the "greener fields" within trading.** Lumber trading isn't sexy (Besides trading plywood d...
AndrewThomas
51 week 6 days ago
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The Top Four Metals to Trade WithThere are a total of 118 known elements on the periodic table. Those elements are further classified into three further sub divisions, namely base metals, precious metals and rare earth metals. Off these metals gold, silver, platinum, palladium and copper are commercially viable. In this article we...
adamsmiths
11 week 6 days ago
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How did you guys do when you first started trading?How did you guys do when you first started trading? *i meant when you started trading your own money, probably not the right section but anyways......
Barcadia
121 week 6 days ago
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TRADERS: What is the most annoying thing interns do?Pretty much says it all--I'll be a summer analyst at a BB this summer and want to know what not to do! Thanks!...
SA_Student
331 week 6 days ago
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Flow Traders Senior InterviewHey guys! Im gonna having a technical interview with a senior trader from Flow Trader? Anyone has similar experience ? Like what type of questions might be covered? Marketing making? Probability? Mental Math? Any form of input would be appreciated!! Thxxxxx sooooo much!...
Li-Constance
02 weeks 9 hours ago
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A few questions on getting started in physical tradingHi all, I'm currently still an undergrad and trying to break into physical trading (I had in mind working in agriculture or energy). I've been going through the topics posted on WSO about physical trading and from what I gather, it would be best to start as an intern in logistics/operations, try and...
Appley
202 weeks 21 hours ago
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Where do these people live if they work in CT? Where do these people live if they work in financial sector in CT? Do they commute from NY City (one-hour commute each way)? Do they live itself in CT? How about anyone live in Westchester County, NY and commute to CT? ...
mulandee
302 weeks 1 day ago
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Option strategies help!!Hi, I know this is an IB forum but I have a question regarding options that I don't know and hope someone will help me with it if any of you happen to have knowledge in this area: What could be the appropriate options strategy for an investor that does NOT expect a large price movement of a given u...
vikkk
22 weeks 1 day ago
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Energy Trading in 2017For those already in the industry now, curious what your guys thoughts are for trading in the next 5-10 years. East Markets are getting absolutely slammed, there is no more volatility with all the cheap gas builds and it's become an extremely difficult and competitive environment to trade. ...
F430
332 weeks 2 days ago
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Binary Options Trading or FX Trading?Hey guys, I am relatively new to investing and I have been trading in the foreign exchange markets occasionally making money, and occasionally losing money. I am very interested in currency exchange so I find all of my research captivating. I recently stumbled upon binary options and was wondering ...
MWTM1
62 weeks 2 days ago
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AMA: FX Trader: High Volatility Job, Low Excitement Life Right, Assuming you have read the title, this is one of those "I feel sorry for myself" Saturday night posts, it's also an AMA, because I'm bored. Now that that is out of the way, let me start with a short introduction, I am a trader on the FX desk at a BB in London (I am not going to disclose whi...
TripleDown
842 weeks 2 days ago
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AMA: Former BB Rates Trader - Now a prop traderI've enjoyed this forum, and i see lots of people without a clue asking questions about trading, so i thought i'd do an AMA... My path was non-standard, but i've seen others with a similar path to my own. My Path --> Non-Target state school --> Job in BB IT (programming) --> BB Rates Trading Desk ...
ironnchef
822 weeks 2 days ago
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S&T/global markets Superday Interview for Summer I was wondering what types of questions are typical for Summer analyst roles in markets/s&T? also wondering if its any different for french banks? First round was entirely fit, I assume superday will be much more technical. Since this is a SA role and Im from a Liberal arts background, will they g...
analyst19
22 weeks 2 days ago
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No base salary-100% commission What do you think of prop trading firms that offer internships to university students and offer no salary but 100% comission? Are they scams? ...
mikewagner
32 weeks 3 days ago
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Are you a gambler or a Forex trader?Many of the traders are influenced with this particular doubt; they are not sure about whom they are. They spend time in thinking whether they a gambling or trading. The Forex market itself lead the Forex to gambling due to the high leverage and rewards. And many traders have the mindset of a gambl...
AndrewB
02 weeks 3 days ago
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Wannabe Physical Trader Deciding Between Two Internships Hi all, I'm a Freshman at a well known Ag School in California. I hope to one day become a physical commodity trader. After quite a few cold calls I've lined up two internships for the summer. One with a freight forwarder (NVOCC) who does some work with Ag products but mostly ships manufactured good...
LuckytheLeprecon
82 weeks 4 days ago
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Help in Internship decisionSo i'm a sophomore. I just got accepted into the summer internship program at NWM. I want to accept my offer but from what I understand it's not that great of an internship. I guess I did my research too late. I know how shitty it can be so please save those comments. I'm just wondering if it will h...
bde5393
32 weeks 4 days ago
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How to do well as a sales & trading summer analyst?Any advice for me as I will be a sales & trading summer analyst at a top BB this summer? It's a rotational program, so I'll be rotating through different desks and wanted to know what to do to be the best summer analyst, from the small things (like such as do the traders really want me to buy them c...
SA_Student
62 weeks 4 days ago
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American internship > chinese internshipI am a sophomore at a semi target for S&T and I am Chinese but I went to HS in US. Some alum told me doing intern in US is much better than in China for sophomore summer. Does having internship in China disadvantages u automatically?...
ndgy
02 weeks 5 days ago
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How to Use Market Timing Rule to Size an Option PositionTactical Asset Allocation technique is applied to option trading. Using market timing in volatility arbitrage presents some challenges. Find out what they are, http://ow.ly/O75I30bo4JK...
frankj
02 weeks 5 days ago
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Most Popular Algorithmic Trading Platforms for Indian MarketKnow the best algorithmic trading platforms in India and tools used by Algorithmic Traders operating in Indian markets. To Know More: http://ow.ly/L3oq30bo3qP ...
frankj
02 weeks 5 days ago
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Should i Accept Back Office Operations Offer for a startup Quantitative Hedge Fund?I have never been glued to anything other than equity trading. Currently working as a Credit/Finance Analyst for a P&C carrier (yeah fucking insurance). And recently got to second round of a growing Quant fund for BO Ops role. I have a feeling that I probably will get an offer because whispers are e...
m166251
02 weeks 5 days ago
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Credit Derivatives info/booksBeen browsing around for a book that will give a solid foundation on credit derivatives. What would be the best book(s) to read for this?...
mawdm
12 weeks 6 days ago
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Akuna Capital Math Test? (And Interview Process)I've applied for a junior trader position with this firm, and so they've sent me an email with directions to take an online mental math test. Does anybody know what the Akuna test is like, specifically? Can't seem to find too much information about it online. All I know is that there is a 22 minu...
PeteMullersKeyboard
643 weeks 53 min ago
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Intermediate Eq Derivs Trader Struggling To Find A JobHi. I am looking for some advice. I have been working on Wall St for 8+ years. I started out in IDB as a broker in listed options, and after 4 years I made the jump to a prop desk trading listed equity options. It was a great experience, but I eventually left as the firm would not set me to trad...
kimodo
03 weeks 1 hour ago
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Kent Moors - fraud or factual?Can anyone here tell me what the energy industry thinks of Dr. Kent Moors of Duquesne University? Specifically: how is he regarded by crude oil traders? I ask because he's increasingly on Fox News preaching visions of doom and gloom. All fine and well. Sometimes, as in the case of Meredith Whitn...
UFOinsider
1073 weeks 2 hours ago
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What is a "futures & options sales and execution trader"?I've been seeing some postings regarding this sort of role. Just curious what does this role entail on a day to day basis, and the exit ops....
J_ROC
43 weeks 4 hours ago
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Macro rates salesCurrently work as an analyst in London in exotic equity derivatives sales. I got an interview at another bank for a "macro rates sales" position. The job description was very short with no description of the instruments. Has anyone heard of this type of sales role before? to me, as an EQD guy this c...
anoss
63 weeks 8 hours ago
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FIX/FX BA Interview Seeking potential interview questions for an FIX/ FX BA to support multi-asset, equities, FX traders ...
jnsyr1
03 weeks 22 hours ago
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The problem with binary options trading!A fair bit of spotlight/scrutiny has been placed on binary options in the past years, with warnings issued from central banks such as the MAS (MAS-Cautions-Investors-on-Risks-in-Trading-Binary-Options-with-Unregulated-Platforms, SEC warns against Binary Options and scams such as the-wolves-of-tel-a...
Marker
13 weeks 23 hours ago
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Weighing up physical commodity trading (agricultural) and a FICC rotation programHi everyone, Senior at semi target, have been offered two roles last minute and have a about a week to decide. Both located in a large non-NYC city. The first one is at a MM bank in their FICC S&T rotational program. I am guaranteed at least one rotation across a trading desk, but will otherwise r...
009
153 weeks 2 days ago
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Shorting Auto Loans?What instrument would you guys use to bet against the auto loan market? I'm a RE undergrad, so a lot of the trading stuff is outside my realm of competence. I heard a speech at my school today from a former PE guy who went out into the subprime auto loan market. He essentially works hand-in-glov...
BBA18
43 weeks 2 days ago
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Cash account tradesI have a question about trading in a cash account. So I realize that there is a $25k minimum for a pattern day Trader in a margin acct, but it doesn't apply to a trader in a cash account. Although, funds take 3 days to settle in a cash account, so I would have to wait until the funds settle to trade...
matt4584
13 weeks 2 days ago
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How to use moving average like the professional tradersEvery single day the number of retail traders in the online trading industry is increasing at an exponential rate. Previously trading the financial instrument was only limited to large banks and institutions but now a day due to the recent technological advancement normal traders like us can easily ...
adamsmiths
13 weeks 3 days ago
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Future of SNAP?I have been following SNAP for a while from way before pre-IPO to now. I knew that their overall growth was stagnating, as well as their revenue per user in comparison to other tech companies was low, but now with Instagram overtaking their total number of daily users, what can we expect? Will they ...
redfishbluefish
43 weeks 4 days ago
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From non-target to BB CEO: My storyMod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted on 11/25/13. Check out @DickFuld"'s current AMA here. To see all of our top content from the past, click here. I was like many of you at one point in my life. I was a non-target student with big dreams. Luckily, I was an extra...
DickFuld
2553 weeks 4 days ago
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Structuring vs Equity ResearchAs the title says. We've long seen many threads of Sales vs Trading, and either one of these vs Structuring or Research. And this might be a valid comparison for people who enjoy cerebral topics (and would be attracted to either one), but are unclear whether they want to work in directional investin...
jtbbdxbnycmad
13 weeks 5 days ago
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PCA on Swap Forwards (Fixed Income Question) - Confusedhttp://imgur.com/a/UtRKY Hello, everyone... Hope you’re enjoying your weekend. So based on this image above, I know this may be rather intuitive but for me, I'm not quite understanding this concept right now. So the first PC, which is the largest variance (Yield Level) indicates that the yields a...
mswoonc
73 weeks 5 days ago
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Can someone explain the difference for me?What's the difference between Equity Sales, Equity Sales Trading and Equity Trading? Literally on a website that has all 3 of those titles and I'm confused as to who I need to speak to....
BGUK19
03 weeks 5 days ago
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Hedging SteelHi, I work at a construction company. We are looking to hedge the price of steel. We have never done this before. Just wondering what are the steps and processes to take? In theory, I know you do something like this: You buy/sell the contracts on paper market, say the nymex. You then make an o...
mlsbbe
03 weeks 5 days ago
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CFA Investment Foundation CertificateDoes anyone here recommend studying for the CFA Foundations Certificate so I have something on my CV to show my willingness to learn and to show I have a strong knowledge of the foundations of investments when it comes to applying to S&T programmes and IB programmes?...
BGUK19
33 weeks 6 days ago
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Prop Traders Strategy Discussion and SharingHi Prop Traders, looking for new products in order to diversify risk from my P&L, and would like to share insights to trade energy products in exchange of current strategies working for you. Starting: -Making more than 80.000 Euros a year trading energy products. -Not making profits in STIRS or ...
proptrader_10
24 weeks 9 hours ago
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What skills do I obtain as a s&t analyst/associate at a bank? What exit opps do I have?Hi guys, First time posting on here. I recently received an offer with a large international bank (maybe tier 2) with their futures & options sales & trading team. Most of the products that the desk trade are IR-related. I basically want to know what sorts of skills I will learn on the job as an A...
Matthews
04 weeks 10 hours ago
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Commodity trader questionsHi guys, I've been looking for it in the forum but couldn't find precise information. I was wondering what a commodity trader does at for example Trafigura or the equivalent? what's a typical day? Do physical commo trader and paper commo trader are mutually exclusive or it is one same person? It see...
Steven mathew
31 month 9 hours ago

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