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  2. As vague as it sounds, how do I "get good" at this job...? *details below*

    So, I'm in a little bit of a bind at the moment. After the long, non-linear 6 years it took me to complete undergrad due to switching majors halfway through (from business to math&econ) and delaying my graduation twice to get the front office sum ...

    11 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jul 10 2019 - 3:31pm -

  3. Equity derivative products

    Hello team, I wondered if anyone can give any real-life explanation on any of the following equity based products:- FVAs- Swaptions- Corridor Varswap- synthetic covariance swap- Geometric dispersion- CVS- Quanto option- Correlation swap Input would be muc ...

    15 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 20 2018 - 9:32am -

  4. Interview with the Head of Equity Derivatives Sales- (Part 2/2)

    The following is part two of an interview I did with the Head of Equity Derivatives Sales at a bank in the UK. See Part 1 Here General Advice What is the one tip you would give to current students (ugrad and/or grad students) to help them succeed? You are ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 9 2016 - 3:28am -

  5. Interview with the Head of Equity Derivatives Sales- (Part 1/2)

    The following is an interview I did with the Head of Equity Derivatives Sales at a bank in the UK: What is your job title? I work in Flow Equity Derivatives. What are previous positions you have held and how many years of experience do you have? 5 years n ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2016 - 3:27am -

  6. On Greg Smith, Goldman Sachs, and a Perp Walk Down Memory Lane

    I'm changing things up a bit today by posting a new piece written by Ledgerdemath author Omer Rosen. It's running concurrently on the Huffington Post, but Omer not only gave me permission to run it on WSO, he's also going to field any quest ...

    10 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 23 2012 - 6:45am -

  7. BB derivatives trading analyst- buyside opps?

    Hi all, I recently accepted an offer as an incoming analyst at a BB for equity derivatives trading. What is the outlook for buyside recruiting down the road in this role? Should I vie for the more structured/quanty side (exotics, var /vol swaps)? Should I ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 4 2014 - 11:57pm -

  8. Best sell side equity derivatives desks?

    Just curious how the banks rank in terms of equity derivatives flow. Read somewhere that SocGen actually dominates the space- what about amongst the American banks? And where would be an ideal place to start? equity derivatives ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2014 - 4:15pm -

  9. C.E.D.

    I'm not very familiar with the Corporate Equity DErivatives division, Can anyone help me with this? What do Investment Bankers in this division do exactly? Thanks in advance! corporate equity derivatives ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2015 - 3:49pm -

  10. equity derivatives sales interview tips?

    I have an interview coming up for a junior equity derivatives sales position- what kind of questions should I expect? Would it be more technical in nature or more geared towards 'sales fit'? Any tips will be appreciated- thanks! interview sales ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2010 - 9:52am -

  11. Equity Derivs vs Convertibles- Exit Opps into Global Macro?

    Hi I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on which of these (equity derivs or convertibles trading) would provide a better exit opportunity into the buyside, specifically global macro HFs?? equity derivatives convertibles global macro ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 12 2011 - 8:13am -

  12. Volume gone, volatility flat- so what does everyone think can solve this?

    In nearly all markets (and I'm talking from an equity and index derivatives angle mainly, personally), volume is at a trickle, volatility is flat, spreads are tight as a gnat's arse, and there seems to be no hope on the horizon. Market makers ar ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2010 - 11:50am -

  13. Prep for an Equity Derivatives desk?

    Hi all! I have a pretty good idea of the two or three desks I have a chance of being placed on for my sales internship at a BB this summer and while I am comfortable with most of the possibilities, I cannot say the same for one of them- Equity Derivatives ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2009 - 10:45pm -

  14. Equity Derivatives Summer Internship

    I would embrace any opportunity to learn about and be in proximity to equity derivatives trading/strategy in an institutional setting. I'm a math major and I have been trading equity and index options (mainly tech stock options, VIX products, and VIX ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 21 2019 - 12:43pm -

  15. Equity derivatives sales/structuring dying on wall street?

    Thought eqt and S&T in general were dying? Long term pro/con of biz @ BB. Sr. Lvl Feedback pls. BB Sales and Trading Advice S&T derivatives equity derivatives future for sales and trading ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 24 2018 - 5:00am -

  16. ECM & Equity Derivatives Help

    Guys, I've got my last round of interviews at an IB shop in their ECM group for an Analyst position. They're about 20 people total split like 12ECM/8EqD. Out of the 5 total people I've met, Only 1 of them was primarily focused on Derivative ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2013 - 2:44pm -

  17. Equity Derivatives Interview- Structuring Team

    Hi all! I am having an interview with Societe Generale for a intern position within the Structuring Team (quant position). What should I prepare for this interview (technical questions, brainteasers, etc.)? What books do you recommend to study about Greek ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jun 2 2019 - 1:50pm -

  18. Structuring vs Equity Research

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    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 9 2018 - 6:34am -

  19. Rewind- My path to Director in 5 years (Equity Derivatives) + Q&A

    In case you missed our March 31st webinar entitled "My path to Director in 5 years (Equity Derivatives)", have no fear. The full recording of the webinar can be found below (free for only 24 hours and then it goes into our video library). Do you ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jun 28 2015 - 9:05am -

  20. half sales / half product mng: where to?

    there was a friend of mine (EU based) who was wondering whether to take a job which is an hybrid role dealing with the product development in the equity derivatives space (coming up with new ideas and the whole life cycle of the product) with a mix of sal ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 25 2015 - 4:54pm -