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AMA: I'm a Dry Bulk Physical Trader

UnfinishedSentenc

I'm a Physical Trader in the Asia region and look after a combined book of +1Mt for origination and sales of dry-bulk commodities. My background has been in some way or form of international trade, with 6+ years in operations before getting into a trading gig. I trade majority of dry bulk...

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Spec Futures Trading

330west

Hey Everyone, I am a Merchandiser (handle grain purchasing in the US) for a trading company similar to ADM/Bunge/Cargill and I also run risk management for my desk. I also manage a spec account where I get a % of my monthly PNL as a bonus. Does anyone have any info on what the traditional...

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Bloomberg Terminal Purpose

enterprisevalued26

Do asset managers have Bloomberg simply for research or is it mostly used to place trades? What is the best research tool to use in sales and trading?

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Trader Documentary - Paul Tudor Jones (Must See)

Gekko21

Below is a link to the Paul Tudor Jones documentary video that shows him predicting the 1987 Crash (he tripled his money during it). This is a must see for any trader and shows the legendary trader in action before he became a billionaire. Although the video was shown on public television in Novem...

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Inter-dealer Broking or Wealth Management Career?

fddsf

Hi, I recently graduated uni and am at junior level. I was recently offered a position at a large IDB in London and was subsequently offered a position at one of the UK's largest wealth management firms - also in London. I am looking for any advice or opinion on which path to take for anyone with...

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Asking For Time off From Prop Trading Firm So I Can Go to Flow Traders Summer Business Course

ajon2597

Would it be unreasonable to ask for time off in the 2nd week (Thursday and Friday) so that I can go to the Flow Traders Summer Business Course. I would really want to work at Flow Traders full-time, but given I would be currently interning at a prop firm, would it be fine to ask for 2 days off early...

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Commerical paper trading and pricing

Bill Stern @ Axe Cap

Can someone shed some light on how commercial paper trade and price? It seems like commercial paper are just short term debt issuance no more than 270 days and not backed by any collateral? However, some investment grade companies have revolver to back these commercial paper, therefore isn't commerc...

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BRA

jenifferwatson

The bra have the main important in undergarments. it helps to active your muscles. so anyone should wear this...

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Apple

jenifferwatson

Apples's are very healthy to eat. a apple daily away the doctors daily so i suggest you to ear the apples daily ...

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Strong at Statistics (Ad Ecotrics, Time Series etc.), average at Finance, bad at econ: how to break into S&T in india?

vv8899

Question is self explanatory, CGPA is fairly low (think 3.2-3.3 by graduation). Good scores in stats subjects, plan to take more math/stats based subjects to use it to my strength how do banks in india view such candidates? I'm a 3rd year undergrad...

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Market making group exercise

BDX_LAW

Hi, I have an interview coming up that involves a group exercise, I'm guessing that it's going to be a market making game. Does anyone have any links or resources that show and explain how such a game would work? Thanks ...

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Will Trading become obsolete?

Phizzurp

What do you guys think? Obviously firms have already started utilizing algos to replicate a trader, but how do you think this will look 5-10 years from now? My firm is now encouraging all traders to learn quant skills (Python, R, C++, etc.). Is the outlook for traders contracting? ...

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Hedging Futures Spreads (Intra-market) - Asking EXPERIENCED Traders

mswoonc

I'm having some difficult hedging spreads that aren't moving in linear, especially with the forward curve not being smooth due to seasonal changes. How do you guys hedge your bigger sized positions? Possibly hedge it off with a different spread, possibly using a correlation / covariance matrix?...

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Capital Asset Exchange & Trading

Carry The Interest

A recruiter from Capital Asset Exchange & Trading reached out to me recently for a trading position in their Texas office. I've done a little research on them but was looking to see what others have heard about them. A quick overview of the firms operations is that they trade semiconductors & equipm...

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CompTIA 220-1001 Exam Questions

Bella-Jullia

One of the most effective and efficient way to prepare CompTIA 220-1001 exam is with 220-1001 dumps questions answers and 220-1001 practice test software. VceTests are famous for providing the best CompTIA certification exam dumps to CompTIA students. Prepare CompTIA A+ Core 1 220-1001 exam from our...

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News.Will OSRS Win EE Mobile Game of The Year Award 2019?

fastrs2007gold

The EE Mobile Game of the Year is the only award at the British Academy Games Awards voted for by you, the British public. Now it’s time for Old School RuneScape players to prove that osrs is the best game.OSRS now has been a nominee of EE Mobile Game of The Year Award in BAFTA. But whether it can...

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Columbia MS Financial Economics to quant trading

SummerXia

Hi everyone, I have received the offer from Columbia MS in Financial Economics. I am an international student and have been working in my own country for several years in a hedge fund as a quantitative trader. It seems that this program's career service is not that good compared to CMU MSCF or U...

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Sell-side Equities Trader --> HF Trader ?

Bullish bear

There are lots of threads talking about how Credit Traders can move to Credit HF's and FICC Traders to Global Macro funds. But what about Equities? I guess cash equities is too automated and simple but could equity derivatives trading provide skills that are transferable to some sort of equity relat...

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Leaving College to pursue Trading

W For Wumbo

I'm in second year of a stem degree in a European College. I will have two years left to complete after I finish this year. I'm really not that interested in my degree work although I don't struggle with it. I am going into a summer internship at a prop trading firm this Summer and I am going to try...

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Commodities Trading in Switzerland

BrianHunter

Hi Monkeys, I'm looking to few firms to send application in Switzerland, thus wanted to know from you monkeys which firms should I look at, other than the common Mercuria Glencore Vitol etc. Interested in physical or paper commodities trading. (focus on gas but also crude does work) I'm actually...

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You accept will be better

4Rsercom

There is a massive aberration in adequate a scripted audience for 30mins six months above-mentioned to the bold releases, adjoin experiencing the absolute bold abandoned a brace of months out from launch. So yes, it is accept for me to adjudicator this bold based on how abundant I managed to experie...

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Concerned about 2020 Summer Analyst Recruiting - 2.7 GPA, Non-Target

MidlengthAlbum

Hello, I have a 2.7 GPA at a non-target school, and am a sophomore. I am heading into a BB PWM internship for this summer, and I am concerned I will be completely blown off by firms when applying for Summer Analyst 2020 positions due to my low GPA and unimpressive university. I have an explanation...

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Late for work as an intern

blackPanther

S&T intern over here having a ton of issues with waking up on early. It's a no brainer I know..... traders need to be at the desk on time. But I'm an idiot that just cant get out of bed, dont even know why. I obviously want to change this and I've tried all the common solutions but still the same i...

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Career switch into quant trading - viable?

looking2join

Hi all, Been considering a career shift into quant trading for quite some time. Unlike most people here asking for career advice who are mainly undergrads, I'm 5 years out of undergrad with some (hopefully) relevant experience under my belt. My background: -Applied Math/Statistics major from a top...

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Optiver marbles

traderqq

I'm in discussion with Optiver for an experienced hire position, my recruiter who I'm working with said a marble is worth 1500-2500 each year, depending on company performance. Is that accurate?...

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Checkpoint 156-915.80 Dumps Pdf ~ Get Success In Just First Try

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Difference between S&T at Bulge Bracket v. Regional Bank?

bigd0g111

What are the key differences between Bulge Bracket S&T v. Regional Banks (Key, PNC, BMO)? Are traders able to take on risk/manage P&L at all arrays of banks or do different ones practice different risk management strategies?...

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DB Distressed Products Group

abcd123abcd

Anybody have any insights into this group? Thanks!...

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Help - New to the space, is this legit?

Investments are cool

Hi Everyone, Sorry in advance for any stupid comments, but as the title suggests this is a space I'm not very familiar with. I was just approached by a company's internal recruiter, and offered the opportunity to interview for a position called a "Capital Asset Trader". The job description was very...

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Optiver Interview Process?

newtotrading

Hi, So I passed the online numerical arithmetic test for Optiver (by the skin of my teeth!) and now I have a phone interview for a campus hire execution trader position coming up soon. I've been told it's an "informational interview" with HR, from what I've gathered it's also something of a behavio...

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Commodity Physical vs Financial Trading

BananaTrader

Hello everyone, I would like to learn more about the differences between working and building career in physical and financial trading of standardized products (oil, gas, wheat, corn, cotton, and other products). Those of you who work(ed) in one or another industry are welcome to share your experie...

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Need insights on desk placement

vladamir15

Hello everyone, I wanted to know if anyone had any thoughts about whether to go with an equity electronic trading desk or a traditional trading desk for BB. With trading becoming more and more automated and algo dependent, It seems like the future is becoming electronic trading, yet there are some ...

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Financial Engineering Project - URGENT

Chrisbougias

Hey people! Could you help me with these problems? It is an urgent need! Thank you in advance! ...

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Prop Trading Companies in Amsterdam

Bheekam

Hoi! I will be applying to the 3 major prop trading firms in Amsterdam: Optiver, IMC and Flow Traders for the position of a trader (will complete my master's in technology area this year). I have seen quite some stuff here about these companies, but mainly from a USA perspective. Can someone please...

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APPLY FOR EXPRESS PASSPORT(WHATSAPP...+447448587349) VISA

vinsentdu18

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unitech share price

bsrtravels

Why unitech share price is dropped 10 Rs to 1.35 rs ? Any one explain and when it will be increase? ...

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Need advice on Desk Placement

vladamir15

Hello everyone, I wanted to know if anyone had any thoughts about whether to go with an equity electronic trading desk or a traditional trading desk for BB. With trading becoming more and more automated and algo dependent, It seems like the future is becoming electronic trading, yet there are some ...

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How to prepare for SA S&T interview with only banking interview practice?

RocketToTheMoon

So I got an interview for a summer S&T role and despite only really practicing for banking interviews, I'm really interested in the opportunity. However, I have no idea how to prepare—how much overlap is there with banking interviews? (I have all the banking technicals down). I know there was an o...

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Advice about Muni Trading?

Tego987

I was looking online for some Muni's material, but only found a couple dated threads. Interning at BAML/MS/GS and was interested in this space. Any thoughts on Munis trading? Would be good to hear from someone in the business with Munis, whether that's in Sales, Trading, or Capital Markets. Is there...

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Copper Prices

ya_mutha

Confused as to discrepancies between copper futures prices from different outlets, ie - quoted as 2.9215 from CME and WSJ, whereas bloombergs website has multiplied by 100 and it is 292.15. Why are they different by a factor of 100?...

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Translation please

TheorPhysicist

Hello, I know this is embarassing, but given that I am physicist, who just trades using math models, I probably will be excused for asking to translate a phrase, which I could not understand. Long story short: ZH article on quad witching had the following phrase: "And speaking of the "extreme" gam...

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Risk analyst salary

YoungMan

Hi everyone, I am interviewing with one of the top prop trading firms in Chicago for the risk analyst position. I was asked what is my expected salary, I was able to defer it to a later stage. Curious to hear what should I say later on, since I have no clue. I come straight out of school without wo...

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CITI Sales and Trading

no-capacity

Hi, I have a full time offer at Citi for sales and trading and wanted to know if anyone was familiar with the program. I know that it is a rotation and wanted to know if anyone know how it stacked up against others in terms of prestige and compensation. I really like the people I met but am deciding...

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How to break into S&T as a graduate?

sibarz

Hello guys, First of all, I wish you a Happy New Year. Hope all your wishes come true in 2019. This is my first post here so please correct me if I happen to break any rule. I graduated in June 2017 with a Bachelor in Business Administration from a top European business school in Spain. I did my ...

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Shell Trading Development Programme Assessment/Interview

handash

I just received an invitation to take the Shell TDP assessment, and I was wondering if any TDP alum can share their insight. Also, I hear the interview is brutal.. so if anyone has anything to say about that I would appreciate it. Thanks...

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Sales Assistant Positions

Eminis

Hi WSO, Hope all is well. Figured I'd lead with that given how many times I've written that in the past month to random VPs/MDs...I am in need of some advice as to where to go from here. I'd really appreciate your input - I've always lurked around the forum and have learned a lot. I am in the proc...

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when do you need ISDA agreement?

insoolated

specifically relating to currencies and interest rates, forwards/options... when do you need to setup an ISDA? For some reason I'm remembering something about maturities under 1yr (or 3 months?) you don't need an ISDA with the counterparty? thanks...

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Possible to turn Daytrading into career?

Airborne279

Hey guys, Day trader here - I've been day trading for slightly over 2 years now. Quit my full time BB M&A (1nd year associate) job 2+ years ago for personal/health reasons and have been day trading ever since. Non-US citizen, US green card holder, worked in NY and HK. Currently living in HK. I mai...

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FX Options Trade Ideas

L_STAR

Hi, Could someone give me an idea of what a trade idea looks like in the FX Options Trading space? Thank you! ...

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Sales and Trading SA to Quantitative Analyst Full-Time

gonline47

I know this makes me sound too cheesy and corny to survive on Wallstreet, but my two main passions in life are financial markets and mathematics. I am currently at top tier university double majoring in Mathematics with a specialization in economics, and economics at a school where the economics its...

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Oracle 1Z0-1010 Exam Questions Answers

Bella-Jullia

VceTests provides valid Oracle 1Z0-1010 exam dumps that are verified by expert IT professionals. We have Oracle Talent Management Cloud 2018 Implementation Essentials [1Z0-1010 real exam questions](https://www.vcetests.com/1Z0-1010-vce.html) of Oracle Cloud with verified answers that can be of great...

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Intro to Bonds for trainees / college students

tyleryork

Hey guys, My colleague Brandon Rith (formerly a Fidelity FINRA instructor) and I put together a post for college students / trainees looking to learn about Bond Wanted to get your feedback: how did we do? I was aiming for a quick-and-useful intro to the concept. Thank you, Tyler...

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What is Credit Agricole's S&T division like?

MarkBaum

Hey guys, I wanted to know if anyone had some more up-to-date information regarding Credit Agricole's S&T team and what their culture, pay, and exit opps are like as a trader on their desk. I found a few sparse posts from years ago with incomplete information and wanted to see if anyone had some be...

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Market Desk with Corporate Finance component?

AK125

Hey there! I will be doing a summer internship in markets this year and have to give desk preferences. I come from a corporate finance background (did internships in M&A and ECM), however, I wanted to dive deeper into markets. I am searching for a desk, which has a corporate finance component. I d...

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Electronic Client Solutions JPM

vladamir15

Hello everyone, I going through placement for my desk with JPM. I was interested in the electronic client solutions team, namely, the product group. I was hearing from people in the industry that if I worked with algos for the trading desks, it would be a great place to start out. The product group...

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Cannot decide on desk! HELP

vavazna

Hi everyone, I am starting a BB bank sales and trading internship in the summer and have been given the below options in which I need to put my top 3 choices. Any advice on explaining any of day to day or functions of these desks (excluding Credit & FX) would be greatly appreciated. Any opinions o...

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Losing Money on a Trade - Seeking Advice

mswoonc

Well to start off, this is embarrassing. So a senior trader and I (Junior Trader) manage a joint book and we currently have illiquid spread positions on back of the curve for a deferred year. We got these positions from market making, well he did... over the counter and on the screen it trades in on...

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With a decent trading method, things will be organized

danydebrown

In the case of the currency trading business, the process will be difficult for most of the newbies. All of the traders will get this kind of experience at the beginning of a career. And that is a legit fact of the Forex trading business. Even worse, most of the traders will be losing their trades v...

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We have to See components utilized in Enzolast South Africa?

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