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+4Is it worth pursuing a career in trading in 2017?I am set to graduate this year and I am currently looking for TA roles. The more I read about the industry, the less worthwhile it all seems in the long run. Can 2017 college grads still make a career within <span class='keyword_link'><a...291 day 8 hours ago
+4Can you please describe a job in sales?Hi! First, let me give you a bit of background: I am a high school student, and I've been interested in finance for a little less than a year. Although I am better in the humanities subjects, I am working hard to get better math skills (not so hard to be a quant, though) and am reading a...111 week 2 days ago
+3Preparing for interview process at Flow TradersGot selected for a math test at Flow Traders. I get about 65/75 in 10 minutes @ TraderTest (custom, one operation). What are my chances? Has anyone else taken it?61 week 3 days ago
+3Ethereum Flash Crash - Million Dollar Payout? Ethereum crashed to a price of around 10 cents after <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> in the low $300 range seconds earlier. The crash occurred on the GDAX cryptocurrency exchange at around...51 day 8 hours ago
+2Updated Prop Trading Rankings?I'm sure there have been tons of these posts before, but I know that rankings/prestige/relevance change over time. I'm wondering how people would rank firms like IMC, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/forums/jane-street-capital-0">Jane...142 weeks 2 hours ago
+2General networking etiquette questions (physical trading)Hi, hopefully there're some physical traders here who can clarify a few quick questions I have (although this also pertains to any industry in general I would think...) What exactly is the standard etiquette for LinkedIn? I keep finding conflicting information on WSO. Should I bother...132 days 10 hours ago
+2Advice needed on if i'm on the right path to break into S&T/AMHey everyone, long time lurker and occasional commenter, decided i needed to ask a question of my own. I have always been extremely fascinated with the stock market ever since i was a kid, and studied finance in college (non target in the south, more well known for <span...62 weeks 16 hours ago
+2The definitive trick to passing a prop trading math test.Practice Practice Practice. I've seen lots of posts here asking about how to pass Flow Traders math test, or Optiver, or Akuna or whoever. Maybe there's some geniuses out there that pass these tests without effort. This thread isn't for them, and i certainly don't fall...31 week 1 day ago
+2ERCOT Online Power Training toolHey guys, I am working an internship this summer for a company that operates within ERCOT. Coming in I knew virtually nothing about natural gas, power, or how much of it was traded. Or any of the acronyms (QSE, DAM, MMBtu, TDSP, RES, CNI, CRR and any of the other million acronyms). Since I...31 week 2 days ago
+2Ford and Tesla Prospects - Buy or Sell?With Ford's stock price having toppled to $11 from $17 under Mark Fields leadership, Jim Hackett who stepped in as CEO last week has inherited a long route of recovery in catching up with new technologies and realigning the company's strategies. Financially, Ford's sales growth...13 weeks 2 days ago
+1Algorithmic Trading Book for Econ/Finance GraduatesHello everyone, I'm an Economics graduate pursuing a career in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span>. I was wondering if any of you is aware of an algorithmic trading "bible",...162 weeks 15 hours ago
+1For Prop Trading, Which Master's program is Better? Risk Management or Investment Management?Imperial College London has great specialized finance programs. I want to know which program would help a future proprietary trader more? MSc Investment & Wealth Management (IWM) OR MSc Risk Management and Financial Engineering (RMFE) My indecision stems from 2 concerns. -...155 days 11 hours ago
+1How can I learn more about Fixed Income?I'm mainly familiar with equities, but really want to learn more about fixed income in general. Is there a book or guide that is good for this? Thanks!134 days 20 hours ago
+1What to prepare for the final round case study for a position of Junior Trader at Flow Traders?....................................................................................................71 week 2 days ago
+1Is it too late to break into Finance?I am a rising Junior at Baruch College with a 3.2 GPA. Currently I am working at New York-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) as a Programmer Analyst III. NYP is the most prestigious hospital in the NYC area is ranked by U.S. News as the #1 Hospital in the NYC area and the #6 in the country. Since...61 week 5 days ago
+1RBC- Equity Derivatives Interview- GELP Academy SuperdayHi everybody, Voila, in two week I am going to have an interview with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/rbc-royal-bank-of-canada">RBC</a></span> in their Equity Derivatives. The program is called the GELP (Global Equity Linked Products)...65 days 18 hours ago
+1Will traders be out of a job in the future?Hi guys, I've been a long time reader as a guest and this is my first time posting. I know this article is a bit outdated, but I found it very interesting. Have a look. From this [article]( week 6 days ago
+1Advice on trading career for a undergrad student Hello, I am a bit confused, hope you could help me out, I would love a career as a trader, What suggestions could you give on where to start, I a currently majoring in business administration(Freshmen year), I would greatly appreciate any advice Thnx31 week 5 days ago
+1WSO Series 7 Exam Prep LaunchedFellow WSO Members, I'm happy to announce that we have launched a new Series 7 training course today! Take a look here and let me know what you think please: Happy to answer any questions or listen to any...26 days 8 hours ago
+1Networking with other desks as an intern I'm starting my S&T rotation in a few weeks, and I have a few questions with regards to networking. 1) Should I ask everyone on my desk out for coffee/lunch? Or is it okay to just casually speak with them in small talk. FYI, my first rotation has about 10 people. 2) I will be...14 weeks 1 day ago
+1U.S. Treasury ReportCollege student here, who's been slightly scared off of the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> industry due to forums like these description of the industry shrinking. Would any of the new...01 week 3 days ago
+1Is Sales & Trading something to pursue in this day n age?I'm currently a rising Junior at a non-target with a major in Finance. I have a 4.0 GPA and have thought about doing investment banking but I've started looking more into <span class='keyword_link'><a...34 weeks 2 hours ago
0Peter SchiffAnybody ever heard of the economist Peter Schiff? 117 hours 39 min ago
0 a rapidfire technique that is actuallyominance (read: a historic NBA season), Houston could seriously challenge Golden State or San Antonio for a shot at an NBA Finals appearance.Nick Young celebrated made shot with a NBA 2K18 MT series of pelvic thrusts - Nick Young drilled a three-pointer on Tuesday. That was not the...01 week 4 days ago