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PWM —> Boutique Institutional Equity Sales Opportunity

Throwaway2018

Hi All, Using a burner for obvious reasons. I’ve been presented with an offer to transition from a wirehouse PWM role into a junior institutional equity sales role at a boutique investment bank covering predominantly healthcare/tech. An attribute of the position I’m very interested in is the op...

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Why do you need to become a Forex trader

danydebrown

Trading is not about securing your financial freedom but it’s about changing your lifestyle. You might have a very good day job but there is nothing wrong to create an alternative source of income. In fact, the number one rule in the investment industry is to diversifying your financial risk expos...

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How do you delta hedge your short gamma?

VolatilitySmile

Do you have a set of rules as to when you re-hedge your delta when you are short gamma? Do you never re-hedge and just pray the underlying comes back?...

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Commodity Trading is Dead

AlphabetTrader

I currently work as a physical commodity trader at a large, international, trading house. Trading is dead. Most desks are printing massive loses. There is no volatility in the market and most commodities we trade suffer from massive oversupply. Baring a massive exogenous shock, I don't see it ch...

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Break into trading

Josh-Savage

Hi, I am currently working as a valuation analyst outside of wall street. I have always wanted to get into trading but have never been able to crack the code. I went to an smaller school and because of a very fun first two years in college don't have an impressive GPA. I'm trying everything I can...

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Utilizing Skin Care Products Appropriately

timizu

Now, like we discussed, an anti-aging formula is only comparable to its ideal component. The Vero Revive Serumsite does point out peptides when. As well as, while we're made use of to an item including their energetic ingredients much more plainly, allow's state they do use peptides. We aren't convi...

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Passed Series 3 myself but can't find a firm to register me with NFA

wanna trade

Series 3 expires after 2 years. Applied at brokerages all over but crickets. Thinking of maybe joining a NFA registered pool. I've pretty much given up on getting into the commodities industry but I'd like to keep my Series 3 if possible. ...

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buying treasury notes?

Vandelay Industrys

easiest way to buy treasury notes? can i do it on td ameritrade? i have never bought bonds before. thank you for the help...

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How to put your trading idea into a strategy?

rxtnaq85401

If you trade futures, commodity and crypto, you will trade based on your thinking & idea. When to buy, when to sell, set stop loss, set numbers to buy & sell. If your trading idea is quantitative, you can put it into code in python, JavaScript, C++ or other programming languages. Then backtest it t...

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Advanced exotic trading interview

Mitsuz92

Hi guys, I have today 2 years of experience in Structuring (I’m 25 years old) and I’m working on my side to get a job in trading on the sell side. I’m looking for some tricky questions to work for exo trading desks. Some exemples : about gamma pnl, autocalls and Greeks (vomma, impacts...) ...

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MFE or other Options?

floridayankee73

Hi all, I'm a graduating senior in undergrad at a target school majoring in Finance and getting minors in Math and Computer Science. I'm planning on going to graduate school for a terminal Master's degree next year primarily for personal reasons. I've been able to secure an internship in trading (m...

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Futures Sales Trading

thann

Does anyone have any insight on futures sales trading within a BB? Would anyone recommend it as a good area to go into- can it be treated as a stepping stone into trading or is it a dead end? Have long term goal of becoming a PM. Have macro strategy (research) background. The considerable increase i...

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Wetting my beak

Bo Vice

Hey guys, I'm currently in banking and have some funny money I want to fool around with. I want to diversify myself and get into something intellectually stimulating that isn't investment banking. A buddy of mine said I should look into forex trading to get a good macroeconomic view, but I've been ...

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Best S&T desk at Chase and Wells Fargo

kanda85

There was a previous thread asking what the most prestigious desks at Citi were, and I was wondering if anyone with experience at Wells and Chase knew some of the better desks there, especially where one might want to start with an internship....

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BB Macro Research: FX/Rates Strats in Singapore versus BB Market Risk in New York

LLL_LLL_LLL

Any relevant experience or advice would be strongly appreciated, particular with regarding to the career projection for the jobs. Thanks in advance. ...

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RBS/Natwest Markets Trading?

vyren

Does anyone have any insight into them? I know they used to be great rates/euro govies traders but can't find much after they rebranded as NatWest Markets. I know core traders have been poached but don't know the current state. Any insight would be helpful. Would you take a UK FT graduate trading...

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Is Natural Gas Scheduling/Trading a dying industry?

bunz123

Am I screwing myself for the future by taking a natural gas scheduling gig? Will I have limited exit opps if I ever decide to change?...

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Confusion over the concepts of Contango and Normal Contango

StdntTrader

These terms seem to be used interchangeably, however they signal opposite attributes (bullish/bearish). **1. Wall Street Oasis Definition:** Contango is a trading term used to refer to a situation where the price of a future for a specific asset is higher than the expected spot price at the time of...

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UK Student breaking into Singapore commodities

marcrich2910_

I'm looking to get into commodity trading (metals or oil) after I graduate and I'm hoping I can get into Singapore. What are my chances as a UK-based student? Is it possible right after graduation or would I need experience before making the move? ...

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PwC Management Consulting vs ExxonMobil Trading Analyst Intern

energy_career

I currently have two different offers for a summer internship, one offer from PwC to intern in their Houston office as a management consulting intern, and the other from Exxon to work as an analyst on their up and coming trading floor. I have experience working on another energy trading floor, and k...

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UBS sales and trading internship

square40

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Post Superday Skype Interview?

seatrade

I had a Superday this week and the next morning was offered a Skype interview with a handful of senior traders all within a single product group scheduled for next week. How would you guys interpret this? The interviews have been mostly behavioral with scattered technical questions so this could als...

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Trafigura Graduate Programme 2018

loop_loop

Has anyone applied for Trafigura's Graduate Scheme and if so has anyone heard anything about their progression/omission to the next stage of recruitment? ...

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Flow traders aptitude test

kushalshah99

I recently took the flow traders mental math test (75Q in 10 mins). I passed through that math test and I have an aptitude test scheduled for this Friday. The mail I received says this test will contain mental math test, sequences, verbal analogies, syllogisms. Anyone has taken this test and can sha...

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Positive Equity vs SIG

W For Wumbo

I have offers for a summer trading internships in 2019 at both Positive Equity and SIG. I live in Ireland and both internships take place in Ireland. The Positive Equity one is only for the second half of Summer but SIG is for the full Summer. Any advice on which I should pick. I'm leaning heavily t...

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Passing SIG 2nd round phone interview?

keon6

So I recently had my 2nd round phone interview for SIG for graduate quant trading position. I got all the questions rights but the I made a mistake on the first one by calculating the probability for one of those and didn't notice until the interview questioned my answers. I quickly realized and f...

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What is Leveraged Finance Trading?

Bullish bear

Just as the title says, what does it entail? I tried searching for it on the forums but all I could find were threads for the LevFin group within IBD. I am pretty sure that it is a micro oriented trading desk, but what kind of products do they trade? High-yield bonds, loans, that kind of stuff? I am...

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Akuna Trading Intern - Final Round

Bopokippo

Hello all, I currently have a final round web interview scheduled with Akuna for a trading position. I was wondering if anyone had any insight into the type of questions they ask and good ways to prepare for them. Many thanks in advance....

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help a brotha outttt (FT Goldman Securities Hirevue for 2019)

pablo escobartard

Just got a hirevue for Goldman Securities late last night and I've got until end of the day Friday to complete it. Would really appreciate any insight on previous questions (behavioral/technical/division specific) that people have gotten before. BTW I'm from a non target with a not-great GPA so I wa...

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What is the biggest problem that you've faced when looking for a new job?

RealEstatePE

What have you disliked about your past job searches? - Inefficiency/ time spent looking - Lack of pay transparency - Searching job boards - Lack of access to top tier firms - Lengthy application processes - Lengthy interview processes - Lack of guidance - Updating my resume - Filling out online appl...

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Question about Hidden Orders

jayr95241

Hey guys, I have been looking into HFT and had a quick question about placing hidden orders. If I place a **HIDDEN** order to buy/sell on the **OPEN**...are any high frequency trades / algorithms able to see/find my order? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks...

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BNP Superday Global Markets

215_1

If anyone had a super day with BNP and could provide any insight on it, it would be really helpful. ...

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Best S&T desks at Citi

johnpfc4

I was curious what the best or most prestigious desks are at Citigroup to do an internship on? I saw the previous threads, however just wanted an update. It looks like in the past rates, IG credit, municipals were the strong points. Is that still the case? How is the mortgage desk at Citi btw? All ...

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Prospects of agricultural and soft commodities

valentine15

what's the prospects of ags and softs traders compared to the oil, lng or gold guys? is it underrrated at the moment? those in this field please share! thanks...

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Jane Street vs Citadel

ESL2020

Got trading intern offer from Jane Street Capital and Citadel. Any insights on each company's intern program and which one is better for future career?...

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Recruiting for Prop Trading

themanthemyth

I'm currently an undergrad attending a target public school and have been seeing lots of trading opportunities being posted on our job boards (DE Shaw, SIG, Jane Street, etc). I'm currently majoring in mathematics and information systems with around a 3.7 GPA and am seeking a full time role. By back...

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