It's a rare week that Commodity Talent LLC isn't approached for help finding a new platform by seasoned commodity professionals - up to and including global sector heads, even global function chiefs -- as well as juniors and entry-levels candidates.
For senior candidates, the past decade has been marked by regulatory changes scything through Wall Street commodity divisions and by price gyrations and market structure changes that upended hedge funds, merchant traders, commodity industrials, brokers, prop traders. What worked in the past, what led to success after success no long works, has slowed or come to a complete halt. So, what now?
Three elements are working for our senior candidates: Managing Expectations. Bringing a Business. Trading High-Risk/High Reward for Stability.