I still remember my humble beginnings when I was an undergrad and had no idea what the fuck I was doing. Luckily, I was able to get a lot of great insight from WSO (reading in between the lines of troll posts), and well, rest is history and here I am.
A quick summary about me: I graduated from a target school -> went to a futures Chicago-based shop for my 1st year. Firm shut down. Boo. Transitioned into an equity focused prop firm in NYC. Had a fall out with my boss -> Somehow landed a vol trading gig at a small hedge fund in NYC.
I'm still relatively "junior" in my trading role despite being 3 years out of school and in this industry now. That being said, I like to think I've picked up a lot of insights and experience along the way, and I'd be happy to share my journey so far. Feel free to ask me anything, or even directly PM me! I still lurk around this site sporadically even though I don't post as much these days.
Final note: despite my username, I'm ironically working in a more discretionary-role, though I'm still picturing a future where I integrate more systematic techniques.
Edit on 7/18/2018: Really surprised by the turnout and the questions being asked, thank you for participating. Would anyone be interested if I perhaps write a separate blog post chronicling my trading experience from undergrad to current? Let me know and if there's enough interest, I'll try to write one out, half for educational content, the other half for entertainment value haha.
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