Q&A COMMODITY TRADING: Commodity Hedge Fund from Physical Commodity Trading// Exit Ops//Compensation
1- how do you break into a Commodity Hedge Fund from a Physical Commodity Trader (e.g Vitol) after having been trained in Mid Office (Deals Desk/Traffic) as a junior?
2- what are generally the exit opps ? How easy is it to move from a Phy.Trader to IBank Comm. Trading/Sales desk? Can you make a career "jump" from 2 years junior at Phy.Trader to Associate/VP in IBank? Do you need an MBA?
3- What is the Compensation like for a junior TRADER (3rd year analyst) at Vitol?