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Female Bullying in Prop Firm

a5hleybmw

Thanks Everyone for the responses! I will update with any notable progress. ![thumbs up](https://media2.giphy.com/media/GCvktC0KFy9l6/giphy-downsized.gif)

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AMA: former BB market maker (trader) for US Treasuries - now a prop trader

faceslappingcompilation

I started out as a desk analyst, doing spreadsheet and programming things for all the traders on the government desk. I went to a non-target state school, and my entry job to the ibank was in the IT division as a VBA Excel and SQL database developer (back when that was special). After a few...

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AMA - Commodities Trading, Alternative Investments, Alt Data

Commodity101

Experience spans across energy commodity markets, <abbr title="Sales and Trading">S&T</abbr>, alternative investments, strategic busdev, corporate strategy leadership and risk mgmt. <h4>My Background:</h4> <li><abbr title="balance...

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Trafigura's London Office?

YoungDumbFullOfRum

Trafigura obviously has a huge global presence with offices on every continent - but what does their London office do? On the firm's [site](https://www.trafigura.com/about-us/locations/) it's listed as "other" and doesn't fall under oil and petroleum products, metals and minerals, or shipping and ...

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Where to practice seqeucne test for prop shop online test?

Quant-Wanna-Be

Hi all, I have been searching through the forum for practice sites for online propshop tests. There are plenty of sites which offer mental math practice, but I couldn't find any that provides sequence test praictice. It seems that people used to use tradertest for sequence test. However, since trad...

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Positioning WM Internship for S&T?

CanadianKidThrowaway

Completing a WM internship at a Big 5 Canadian Bank. What are some of the best ways I can position myself/skills I should highlight/work experience I should list, either on the resume or interview to best position myself for S&T Roles? I'm thinking knowledge of different financial products, communic...

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Transitioning via Lateral Moves

Sangisinacoma

I currently work at a small commodity house (~$100M gross/ year). I've only been at the company for 3 months, but I came in with the end game of transitioning to one of the majors (think Vitol, Glencore, or Trafigura). How do I make the transition? Is Anyone familiar with the process? Also conside...

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Why is Bitcoin so volatile?

alienronaldo

So another hack happened (surprise surprise), and this time they stole 120000 units of bitcoin from Bitfinex, a Hong Kong based bitcoin exchange. The overall value of that amount? Around $77M. The result? Bitcoin's value dropped 20% to around $480 per bitcoin. It did rebound to $550, and is looking ...

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BB vs MM S&T

TheShortBig

Just wanted to get the thoughts and opinions of those in the industry.... I graduated from college just two months ago and currently work for a BB firm. However, I don't find that fact to be relevant because I work in the WM space. With that said, I'm looking to make a transition onto the sales sid...

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BB Front Office possibilities as an Eastern European finance major

suhi1699

Hy Everybody, As my title indicates, I am currently studying Finance (undergrad) at an Eastern European university. (Hungary - Corvinus University of Budapest to be specific) Some information about me: • I have 6 months experience at Morgan Stanley (back office) - my only task was VBA programmin...

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Goldman Hirevue S&T questions

uncy

Anyone willing to share the hirevue questions for GS S&T? Is this the first round of applicants or have they already had a superday For s&T...

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Junior Trader at Ingensoma, Singapore

Bheekam

Hey monkeys! I am applying for Junior Trader position at Ingensoma in Singapore. Any reviews about the company and suggestions regarding interview process? Also, how's the company in terms of career growth and some information on pay? Thanks!...

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Can you save money your first year out of undergrad as a Trading Analyst? What are the best opportunities to pursue?

Spike Spiegel

I understand that commission rates have fallen substantially over the past 15-20 years considerably, and prop. trading has fallen off significantly at investment banks because commissions are supposed to be used as collateral. Is it possible for 1st year trading analysts at Investment Banks to save ...

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Junior Trader being assigned a New Analyst

futuretrader1

Hi, I am a junior trader (associate level) on a fixed income desk three years out of undergrad. I help manage a book shared by 3 people total. I've been assigned a new junior to report directly to me full time. He has 4 months of FT experience directly related to the desk, and 8 months of middle...

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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 raw materi...

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Credit Trading Career Path

WelshCorgi

Hi everyone. I am pursuing credit trading, but have walked a slightly different path. I have 1) BA in Economics, and Internship Ex in 2) Equity Research (6m) How do you think should I appeal my experience in the interviews? Would equity research find appropriate in credit trading? coz I still find...

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Preparing for a Jr. Trader/Desk Assistant Role

Natenberg

So we all know the classic job requirements... -Bloomberg Proficiency -Excel Power User -Coding Languages (preferred) -Knowledge of financial markets (yield curve, PnL, modelling, whatever else) -Order management systems ^^^ This is obviously a generalization (Trying to be brief not naive) My ques...

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Deutsche Bank Cutting 18,000 jobs!!!!

isa2130953

I hop on Linkedin this morning to see [quote] Following “years of decline,” Deutsche Bank says it’s closing its equities business, as well as cutting 18,000 global jobs by 2022. In its attempt to restructure and boost profitability, the German lender announced that it would lose roughly $3.1...

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S&T at BB Bank to T2 Management consultant entry level...am I crazy?

engineer999

Hi all, Currently i'm in an investment research role at a BB and I have doubts about this whole industry, mainly job security, the culture, work/life balance etc. This is not the team/area I wanted to end up in but nonetheless I make good money, more than all of my friends/peers my age. The progres...

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Life in & after MS in Commodity Trading at UNIGE?

amoghhlgr

I looked into UNIGE MS in Commodity Trading as one option to enter the Commodities Industry, and I like what I saw in their curriculum. I also like the fact that it is both a job and University Learning combined into one program. It could be your firsthand experience or something you are aware of, ...

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Physical Trading Shops

nondescript username

Rising senior coming off of two physical trading shops (biofuels at a small shop but 1st or 2nd largest in their space and an ABCD but not in grains). Mid tier gpa, 3.35. What are some shops in ag/energy that I should be looking at outside of the obvious ABCDs and supermajor oil companies?...

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Chinese Stocks To Watch

sestokes

I have recently had my attention drawn to the positives in investing in the Chinese markets. Any top picks on stocks and a good news source to keep up with the market on will be greatly beneficial to my research....

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Incoming BB sales analyst.. soliciting advice from literally anybody with any amount of tangible experience.

booplebop73

I'm about to start on my bank's emerging market sales desk. Any advice? What are some things you wish a senior person had been totally honest with you about? What advice would you give your past self? Any product-specific info would be hugely appreciated, but totally not necessary. Advice can range ...

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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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can anybody here recommend me a trusted payment gateway?

Lybomur-Shumayko

Hello, can anybody here recommend me a trusted payment gateway? can anybody here recommend me a trusted payment gateway?...

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Physical Trading (Part 1): What it is and What it isn’t

GoodBread

I’ve been getting quite a few questions on what a typical day in the life is like at a physical trading shop. Other members of this website were very helpful in giving me an idea of what the field is like so now that I’ve “broken in,” I’d like to pay some of that forward. Part of the diff...

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What do S&T people actually do?

shortthetvix

I've done reading to try to figure out what S&T actually is, but then someone I know just said its not sales people talking to the client and then sending that info to the trader? Traders make money off of spreads from trades, and sales makes money off of volume traded? Trying to get some clarificat...

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Structuring in S&T?

Venturepapi

Looking to learn more about roles/products/groups in structuring and would appreciate any insight/resources/threads. Thanks! ...

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Starting a Fund of Exchange Traded Fund

jmm07e

Good day, Alright so I'm not saying this is going to happen, and I don't know if this is the right place to post this. But Reddit just made fun of me, so here I am. I was thinking about starting an fund made of ETFs. The investment thesis is simple. It starts with every country in the world. I...

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Python vs C++

GoldenPear

I have an impression that Python becomes the language everyone demands. 10 years ago I think C++ was the king! So in today's world, if I were to take my coding to another level, what language should I work on?...

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Sales and Fading ?

JohnGutfreund

Hello WSO Community, I had a coffee chat with an IB analyst yesterday and we started talking about the S+T industry. He said that it’s not what it used to be and I agree I am sure it is very different then the glory days of high commission and pre financial crash prosperity in the markets. He wa...

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AMA: Structured Rates desk

StructuredMonkey

Hello fellow monkeys, Happy to answer any questions about working on a Structured Rates desk of a Canadian bank. Cheers....

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Anyone know anything about Tibra Capital?

notreallymyname

Was browsing different listed proprietary trading shops and found these guys. Does anyone know how good they are?...

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HP ExpertONE HPE2-CP02 exam dumps

cb76gtrve

Want to pass HP ExpertONE HPE2-CP02 exam in your first attempt? Then support your learning and preparation with Braindumps4IT HPE2-CP02 dumps Questions Answers. Your HPE2-CP02 HP - Implementing SAP HANA Solutions exam success is guaranteed with our 100% money back guarantee. Braindumps4IT has all up...

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Heard on the street pdf

ffffml

A lot of people have messaged me asking for the pdf of heard on the street. When I prepared for trading interviews, pretty much all of the questions came from that book. I've attached the pdf to this post. It should be attached to this post...

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