Math required for Financial industry?

Gonna have to go through Calc 1, 2 and Linear this year so I was wondering, are there any jobs in finance that even use calculus level of math or higher?

When I say jobs in finance, I'm referring to people who major in finance/business and not something STEM-related. (This excludes quants as they're closer to engineering/CS than finance and require a post-grad degree in a STEM field.)

How much math is required in IB, PE, AM, RE? I'm assuming basic algebra at most and arithmetic at least but then again I'm not in the industry.

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Comments (3)

Mar 12, 2019

Stats are very helpful, both in finance and in life...

Mar 12, 2019
Mostly Random Dude:

Stats are very helpful, both in finance and in life...

Agreed. more stats than anything else in AM. Explaining underperformance is a part of almost every AM job. (Nobody ever has to explain outperformance, they just want you to keep doing whatever you're doing to outperform)

Mar 12, 2019