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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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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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How important is accounting for S&T

hotentoth

I am wondering how much accounting there is in S&T and how much you'd need to know to succeed in interviews and on the job...

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A newbie to Bitcoin

laurencehanlin

Hello, I'm new at Ripple coin, I'd like to experience what it's like and if anyone could give me the minimum amount of Ripple at least and if possible the address back so I try to reverse the same amount. Since now, grateful. ...

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Citi Prime, Futures, & Securities Services

GgMachine

Is anyone here familiar with the Citi PFSS program? Would like to know what desks the internship rotates through and more information in general. Thanks...

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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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Commodities: Fin Trading or Trade Finance?

That1Dood

Newbie here! I'm recently out of college (roughly 2 years on, in a credit risk position @ gas utility with small spec book). Wondering if financial commodity trading is now primarily in the hands of computers? Or if a futures-curious young dood can still make a living in this? I have an opportunit...

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Best Commodities Products?

guacamoil

What commodities are best to trade in the mid/long term? Talking about physical trading at Glencore, Vitol, Trafigura...etc Currently an undergrad in Europe and I have the opportunity to work part-time as an assistant LNG or Copper trader. Physical, not paper trading. I will probably chose the LNG ...

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SA 2020 Process - Feeling Discouraged

coldchicken

Hello, I am hoping to do S&T at a BB for summer 2020. As the process has kicked off already, I have already received a no from one BB after an OCR first round and a no from another BB after a superday (which was not very technical so I doubt it was b/c my technicals weren't up to par). Majority of f...

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Future of Banking & Trading

BrianHunter

I spent few days hearing histories of friends that got fired at Nomura London after recent cuts, and today I've read about the cut of 1,600 positions in markets by SocGen. Also, DB possible merger with Commerzbank is signal of another leak in the banking system (or maybe an opportunity) 2018 it's ...

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What exactly is marketing & origination in commodities trading?

Diglett

Hi everyone, As the title suggests, I am rather confused about what marketing & origination is, in the context of commodities trading. I understand that for originators, they "extend the reach of the trading desk" by being in touch with counter parties that are off-screen. I understand that this ...

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Barclays Client Strategy - Decent Role?

Canadiens16

Is anyone familiar with the Client Strategy team at Barclays (or other banks for that matter)? I saw the following description and I'm trying to decipher if this is an interesting sales role working closely with the S&T team or a glorified back office role: https://ourability.jobs/new-york-ny/direc...

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Short term Power Trader: weather sensititity

doudounovic

Hi all ! I am a Junior Power trader (prop only) in a small european boutique ! I trade power in different countries on a short term basis (days and weeks). On this time frame, weather is king ! I have basis in weather understanding but I can't properly explain a move from one forecast run to anoth...

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Asking for Additional Prep Materials for Trading Internship this Summer

ajon2597

I’m going to be going in as a trading summer intern, and finished the required reading they assigned me. Would it come off as too needy/annoying if I emailed the trader asking for additional resources/material to look over before the summer starts or should I just prepare on my own?...

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Prime Brokerage Bonus

badoinky

Whats up guys. I was just wondering if any of you knew what a typical year end bonus is for a Prime Brokerage Analyst or Associate at a BB? There are some threads saying that it is similar to S&T, but that was a few years ago, and I'd love to hear if anyone has any input. Obviously, bonuses will var...

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Pick a starting point

htmar

Hi, I'll be in my final year of uni and I was wondering what place would suit me best. I've talked with some professionals but their takes were quite different. I did my SA in structured credit/illiquid fund but wasn't given a FT (bad year). The work itself is not bad but it's not very market orien...

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Thoughts on HEC Montreal MsC in Financial Engineering?

sibarz

Dear friends from WSO, I am considering taking a Master's Degree next year and apart from the most popular ones everybody know I've been told to apply to the HEC Montreal MsC in Financial Engineering as I have lived in Montreal for a semester due to the exchange program I did as an undergaduate at ...

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How does Credit Suisse do these days

tutudhz

Recently, I received S&T SA offer from CS. Was wondering if CS has a strong presence in US and HK. How does CS compare with Barclays and UBS with respect to Sales and Trading? Any input is appreciated. Thanks....

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Scheduling job: Wondering where to take my career from here.

msdixie

I'm a fairly recent graduate from a college in the South. I went to a respectable school - think Tulane, Texas, Vandy, etc. I had a fairly untraditional path to get to where I am. I was interested in public policy initially, and did that for the first two years of my degree. However, I gradually mo...

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Questions about equity trading internship

donkeykongkongo

I applied pretty late in the the cycle like a few weeks ago and got into an equity trading internship at AB and a prop shop in chicago. Which internship do you guys think would prepare me for next cycle (full time positions) in trading/quant field?...

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THE BEST TOOLS FOR ECOMMERCE

somtega

###Ecommerce Website Tools ####BigCommerce When you desire an off-site hosting and want to enjoy drag-and-drop flexibility in an editor, options like BigCommerce are ideal. Hosted stores are very fast at resolving issues that would normally cause your page to crash. Bigcommerce is super easy to s...

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Mental Math for Trading Interviews - MentalMath.online

mental.math

Hey all! When I was preparing myself for trading interviews, I had to code a script to generate math equations as tradertest(dot)org was no longer with us. Now I've made a website out of it for other people to use - mentalmath(dot)online. At this point it's a beta version, I'd be glad to hear any ...

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Sales and Trading: Excel Learning Curve

CerebralCapital

Hi All, I spent the last summer @ a BB in S&T and was fascinated by the comprehensiveness of some of the trader's excel models (particularly derivatives). I am curious, for those of you who began your career in S&T from undergrad, how quickly were you able to develop this level of competency in exc...

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CompTIA 220-1002 dumps

Bella-Jullia

Among the various 220-1002 dumps providers, VceTests is the premier and an authorized 220-1002 Exam dumps provider which offers best 220-1002 Questions Answers for CompTIA A+ Certification candidates. Here all 220-1002 Exam Questions are approved by the team of Industrial experts. Pass your CompTIA ...

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Microsoft MS-500 Exam Dumps PDF - Quick Tips To Pass

masonn539

Microsoft MS-500 dumps material does not have any other match in quality learning. Utmost effort has been done to make it possibly compact by filling all the information about the exam. If you go through this material for once you will be able to attempt your paper with confidence. There is no chanc...

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Trade War and Ags (PHYSICAL TRADING)

HotDuck

Hello All, After reading some of the other threads, it seems that ag trading has slowed down pretty significantly over the past decade. The trade war and Turkey's recession probably didn't help either. But I was wondering what people thought about the possible end to the trade war soon. Will it ...

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Commodities/Oil Trading at Companies like Glencore, Trafigura, Vitol, Etc.

chickensoup15

Looking for a brief overview of the trading done at big commodity shops like the companies listed in the title. What is compensation like (does it rival I.B.)? How often does a trader travel? Do they give internships/training programs out of university or do most people work at a big oil compa...

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Internship: FX Corporate Sales vs. Liquidity Management?

JacobMoore8

I'm currently an intern on a Cash Equities S&T desk at a BB. My plan was to intern on the FI desk as soon as my current internship ends, but they're closing their internship program. The FICC team at my bank has 3 remaining internships available: **FX Corporate Sales** *Pro: most FO role out of the...

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FICC institutional sales or trading cost analyst

monkeybanana520

Hi Guys, I have two years experience in sell side and two years in buyside as investment analyst. Now I got two offer one is sell side FICC institutional sales cover asia institutional clients, which is tier 2-3 banks in sell side; another is doing trading cost analytics in buyside cover global mar...

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Zorro for development of algo trading strategies

Truman

Does anyone have any insight into this software tool to share? Sounds a bit strange that it's development has been "sponsored" as said on the website. Looks pretty useful though, if anyone has experience from it it would be appreciated. https://www.zorro-trader.com/download.php...

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MBS Pool Valuation

enterprisevalued26

I currently work for a mortgage fund with a conduit program that specializes in the acquisition, securitization and sale of high yield debt obligations (non-agency mortgages). I was wondering how firms such as the fund value securitized mortgages that get sold to financial institutions. Do the ratin...

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Alternative Financing for Pre-Revenue Commodity Trading Startup

StdntTrader

I'm American. My startup is in the physical commodity trading space. We originate goods in third world countries. Our "edge" = the contacts/contracts we have in origin countries. I need to raise ...

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Make your payment done with the support of best invoice maker

Jaxxes-Parker

Generally, most of the people who are all involved in the businesses will struggle after a certain point of the stage. There is most of the time people would be feeling difficult in terms of getting back their payment for delivering the products to clients or customers. The thing is a few years back...

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Master thesis argument advise!!!

VNGD

Dear guys, I am going to select a master thesis argument in the next weeks and I strongly would like to develop a pertinent argument to the financial markets and trading strategy (i.e. arbitrage opportunities and so on). So here I want to ask you which, in your opinion, could be an interesting argu...

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Fannie Mae 3.0 and Fannie Mae 3.5

enterprisevalued26

What are the yields for Fannie Mae 3.0 (MBS) and Fannie Mae 3.5 (MBS)? I was able to find their pricing online but cannot find the yields. ...

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New member preparing for Quantitative Trading interviews

Jack.B24

Hi everyone, Glad to be here, I have interviews next week for a quantitative trading internship offer and I would like to ask for your advices. Thanks in advance, ...

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RFQ-to-one

mayank-chandola

I have heard a lot about RFQ-to-one trades in trading. Please can someone explain this and what does 'to-one' mean actually?...

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Proprietary trading firms in Europe?

VNGD

Goodevening monkeys, as in the title I d like to put a focus on the argument of which are the well-known proprietary trading firms in Europe and which differences there are comparing them to the US ones. Each further related topic is welcome. Thank you in advance to all of you...

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Sales & Trading Lifestyle and Salary

G Spread

I'm wondering.. how many hours do you work per week on average in S&T (as opposed to ibanking)? Also, is the WSO salaries database accurate? And what about the lifestyle; to what extent is it more (or less) exciting than preparing pitch books all day? I'm trying to choose between both.. I'm currentl...

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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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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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