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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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Front Office Market Risk

The Original Mark Hannah

Lads, I’m constantly seeing people on LinkedIn, and on job offers that say “Market Risk Front Office position” etc. I also have a friend that just put on his LinkedIn header “Market Risk front office at Bank X (BB)” I tried to ask and he says that is because they meet clients...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Oracle 1Z0-1010 Exam Questions Answers

Bella-Jullia

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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 Bonds: [How Bonds Work](https://blog.achievable.me/2019/03/14/how-bonds-work/?utm_source=wso) Wanted to get your feedback: how did we do? I wa...

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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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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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Investor Database list

SundanceKid77

Moving out of the industry and selling database of limited partners ( family offices and inst. investors ). Selling and willing to send sections to show names. PM me or post email. ...

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Hiring freezes in London right now

LaNoob

Is there an hiring freeze (or practically frozen) job market in London right now with the banks?????...

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CITI Treasury and Trade Solutions group Info?

Valueaided

Does anyone have any information on this group? Comp, Exit opps, BO or FO? It is a part of the Citi ICG but is it kinda the runt of the group?...

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Entering Commodities Trading from Operations Background

jogro778

Good evening, I am writing to ask this forum for some career advice. Currently, I work for a supermajor oil & gas company doing a variety of operations/procurement-focused roles, however I am looking to potentially move into commodities trading, leveraging my oil & gas supply chain experience and ...

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Commodity futures profits from financing commodity spot markets transactions

andrew.generalemail

Do banks that finance the wholesale commodity trade use the transaction data to gain an edge in the futures trading dept? ...

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Central Risk Book - Terrible Desk

kamamaa

Not sure if you read news from Bloomberg.Deutsche Bank Said to Lose Money on Risk-Management Trades U.S. equity central risk book said hurt by algo performance Book size once topped $2 billion; trader moved to other rol None of bank’s central risk book make money and it will never. It is a des...

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Citi S&T Summer Placement

ripxxx

How does the Citi S&T summer placement process work? From what i know some banks have placement events similar to speed dating, not sure what Citi is like though. Would appreciate more insight on this. ...

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Trading Equity Structured Products in local European Bank with very low wage... what should I do?

pennytrade2016

Hi guy, I am thinking to take a MBA to switch from Investment Banking - Trading (Structured Products market making) to something else (HF, PE or even other industries...) because I do not see opportunities in Trading as many investment banks are closing desks and downsizing ops. What do you think...

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How much autonomy do you have in sales and trading?

gonline47

I understand that in investment banking, you have a very hierarchal structure in terms of dynamics with other people, and the tasks you're assigned to do, but S&T is more of a flat structure. How much autonomy does this mean you have on each desk, whether it's sales or trading, as an analyst in part...

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Credit Suisse Women’s mentor program

Cvf5310

Did anyone head back? Interviews were last week but any new news I’m dying to hear. Good luck everyone!...

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Weighing up physical commodity trading (agricultural) and a FICC rotation program

softtrader

Hi 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...

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OppenheimerFunds

RKBanker

Hi, does anyone work at OppenheimerFunds that could give me some insight into the company? I'm looking more for the culture, environment, pay scale, people, and how easy it would be to move up....

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AI to replace traders, quants and sales

sunnyphd

Recently 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...

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