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

mxs06

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 /...

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Losing Money on a Trade - Seeking Advice

mxs06

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...

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Opportunities after TDP at Supermajor?

Diglett

Hi everyone, I am considering an offer from an O&G supermajor for their TDP. I understand that not everyone who graduates from these programs ends up with a trading role and might even end up in the commercial stream. So in the case that there is no seat at the trading desk for me after...

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No Loss Trading

heywhamseyhere

Traders in Wall Street Oasis, an important information is coming up regarding tomorrow's stock market. Our technical team is going to release "High" and "Low" of some companies as soon as market opens. You can verify the values at the end when U.S market shut down. You can also avail our service, if...

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DRW Online Test

Crazy Trader

Hi, I got invited to the online test for a Quant Trader at DRW. I was wondering what things I should learn before doing the test. I read that the obvious probability and statistics questions appear. I also read somewhere Stochastic processes are needed. However, I didn't have enough modules left to...

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2019 Morgan Stanley Institutional Equity - Prime Brokerage SA

mynameisheffe

Hi there, Looking to start a thread here for this program. Has anyone gotten any further updates since the HireVue?...

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Opinions on Citadel Securities

some advice

I received an offer from Citadel Securities as well as a few other shops (e.g. Optiver/IMC/DRW/SIG). While I am able to find out a lot about these other shops, there's not much about info on Citadel Securities. Does anyone know what it's like to work there? I heard the turnover there is much lower t...

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From IB/PE to prop trading

fast6060

Hi everyone, I have been a IB/PE guy for a long time. And I have always wanted to trade but I chose the banking route. Now I am now in my early 30s. I got a bit bored with all the corporate work and want to see if there is any opportunities for me to go into prop trading. I am ok with starting fres...

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AMA: I'm an Agricultural Commodities Trader

BOTT1702

I'm a senior trader with 8 years of experience in the ag markets. I currently trade physicals only but have traded futures and options to a small extent in the past as part of my hedge book. I have experience in grains and a wide variety of other ag byproduct commodities. Feel free to ask me anythin...

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What Are Some Majors That One Could Consider For A Future In S&T ???????

leechunsonnn

Hi all I am just wondering what kind of majors I should look for in undergrad to get a job in S&T? Thank all Cristiano...

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Looking to hire a gas scheduler/analytics person at shell trading

commoditesbd

i've recently moved into a trading based role and my old job as a gas scheduler/analyst needs to be backfilled. unique role because it's 50% gas scheduling, 50% fundamental analytics (s/d fundamentals, business intelligence development, process improvement). the role sits right across from our gas t...

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I got an offer!! Now, I'm scared I'm over my head!! HELP?!

BOBBERT

So I'm a non-target as it gets. I grinded to get this offer and now I'm really scared. I feel stupid meeting with the seniors in the office. I honestly have no idea what they are talking about half the time the other time I'll pick up a few keywords. How do I get ready for this internship? I need to...

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Entering opposite position instead of settling position

Bondy

Hello Ladies & Gents, I am trying to figure out why investors/traders would rather enter an opposite position instead of settling the one they have with a broker-dealer/IB (apart form the pricing of course)? Say the investor entered into a VarSwap/OTC option with an IB and instead of settling the ...

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Advice on finding a job in a trading company after 15yrs prop trading

peterfcm

Hi all, I've been trading for 15yrs with my own money at various trading arcades. It's primarily been oil and distillate futures, but I also traded fixed income cash bonds and futures. This year I've realised that I'm not progressing, or more importantly, I'm not learning anything new, at least in...

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From poker to prop-trading

bh980

A little bit about myself: I'm 21 years old and a rising senior at a small (yet selective) liberal arts college, though certainly not considered in the realm of a 'target school' for prop-trading. I'm also returning from taking my spring semester off of college in which I played live poker full tim...

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S&T at Virtu, what do you do?

John-Jacobs1

I understand the quant side of HFT's but I'm not really clear on what S&T analysts do at prop shops/HFT's. Do they do they mostly do sales rather than trading?...

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Does IMC drug test their interns and employees?

hangingninja

Does IMC Financial Markets and other similar trading firms in the Chicago area drug test their interns and employees?...

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Akuna Capital Video Interview

lookingforjob123

Just passed the math and personality assessment for Akuna and got an invitation to complete a video interview. I was wondering if anyone knew how difficult that interview is and how to prepare for it?...

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Trading Position at Oil Major or Agricultural Commodity Trading Firm

hi.see

I'm a finance and economics major at a non-target university, and I have a S&T offer with an oil major and another offer with a big agricultural commodities trading firm (ABCD). If I wanted to extend this internship into a career in S&T, which position would benefit me in the longer run? ...

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If I am related to a "public official", how do the banks use this in the application process?

Iwasnthere

I have a close relative who works for a government agency in an EU country (outside the UK), which unexpectedly seems to be included in the definition of a "public official" (although the person in question is not in any position of power). When applying to summer internships in London, all banks as...

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spark spread

dajinj1030

1.A power plant would be concerned more with which heat rate? 2,A trader or consumer would be more concerned with 3. why do you think? ...

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Renege on Risk Management Internship at Tier 1 Bank for Sales and Trading Internship at Tier 3 Bank?

JaguarMaster

Hi, I am a Junior at a non-target school. I accepted a Risk Management Internship last month at a Tier 1 Bank in New York. Following that, I received an interview at a Tier 3 Bank in New York for Sales and Trading and thought that I would give it a shot at least just for the experience. Now, with a...

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Where to start - quantitative finance?

allthegoodusernamesweretaken

What's up guys, This is my first time posting, so please do not roast me too bad if I sound completely clueless. I am looking for advice for good resources in learning about quantitative finance and for general trading strategies. I am graduating college in December but my job in IB doesn't start ...

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IS THIS THE END OF FINANCE ?? WHAT SHOULD WE BE GOING INTO?? (ADVICE FOR UNDERGRAD)

BOBBERT

I recently got my first internship at a pretty good bank after working my ass off for it, and now im realizing it seems that this industry i have chosen is nothing like it was. I mean, i knew that going in, but there is no fucking money to be made on the sell-side. absolutely none. so what advice do...

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Phone Interview at Morgan Stanley 2019 Institutional Equity

Kazbah

I know it's kinda stupid that I am so anxious in getting a response just 8 hrs after the interview, but if I did pass this one I will most likely be interviewed on a semi-superday event which is set up for next week's Friday. So I probably should give up if I don't hear from them till next Tuesday. ...

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LME acct/acct trading

angelama1026

Can anyone tell me what "account to account" trading in precious metals mean? I googled the terminology and can't find any references....

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Any opinions on Jump Trading?

Johnnyb_1

I’m Interested in the quantitative research position at Jump, I have the credentials for it, but I’m curious about opinions on them. It seems that prop trading is pretty secretive, can anyone here give some insight?...

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Best BB sales and trading desks 2018

hereformymrsdegree

for MS, GS, and JPM, what are the best trading desks? best sales gigs? There doesn't seem to be a lot of updated information on this and am curious now that desk placements are starting. ...

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Should I send in a copy of my trading journal with my resume?

gandam

Hi all, I'm recently about to graduate from a non-target Australian university with pretty shitty grades. Been day trading for the past year and a half and have managed to make a living off it busting my ass in front of a screen for >14 hours a day. As a result I have 0 connections, 0 internships ...

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Performance Trust Capital Partners In Chicago

tungluanvan1080

I'm in the late stages of interviewing at performance trust capital partners and i'm wondering if they drug test?...

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The definitive trick to passing a prop trading math test.

clevortrevor

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 in that category, yet i've m...

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Information on SIG?

tradingspaces720

Hey guys, I'm looking to apply for prop-trading summer internships. Does anyone have information on Susquehanna internship process? Thanks!...

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Arbitraging The CRYPTO Markets?

gsanders412

Arbitrage - It's been done since the dawn of time. But firms are making a killing from arbitraging the Cryptocurrency markets which have: 500 global exchanges + 2,000 cryptocurrencies. Ripe for arbitrage with regional price differences daily. I know of one automated bot that generates retail inves...

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Working at lower tier Prop trading firm

Pokerguy177

I have offers from a couple of prop trading firms and was basically set on going into prop trading. Then I came across a scathing but extremely well-written review of Consolidated Trading which is pretty similar to the firms that I was thinking of going into. https://www.glassdoor.com/Reviews/Empl...

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What is the Reputation of Eaton Vance?

ProfessionalPatagucciHardo

I am looking into a Trading internship with them but do not know what their reputation on the street is. Any input regarding this question or anything related to the firm is appreciated....

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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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