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  2. Deciding Between offers: Goldman Market Risk or Greenhill IBD

    Deciding between offers for SA at Greenhill in IBD and Goldman in Market Risk Management and Analysis. I'm probably interested in doing IBD FT, but not completely sure. I'm pretty sure the right decision is to just go for Greenhill, but want to ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 27 2012 - 4:59pm -

  3. Wham! Cheer! Sue! Football and Market Risk Premiums

    Football has never been my favorite sport. It really is not that I am averse to rough competitive games with serious risks of injury. I played competition Judo for twenty years, only retiring when injured (again) at age 37. Is there anybody who does not k ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2012 - 2:45pm -

  4. Barclays IB Risk Solutions Group BONUS

    Does anyone work /know anyone who works in the IB Risk Solutions team at Barclays? Is this an IBD or a middle office team? What about compensation (especifically BONUSES): are they the same as for the rest of the IBD or smaller?-Thanks! compensation Barcl ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 11 2009 - 1:26am -

  5. Thoughts on risk

    I was 12 and the hill looked enormous.  I'd done it in the past with success, so much success that I could almost taste the thrill.  The thrill of riding a bike down a steep hill on a rutty dirt path and then flying through the woods.  The sense of c ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 21 2015 - 7:25pm -

  6. Bank of America- Market Risk Analyst Program (MRAP) Interview

    Hi guys, I'm just wondering if anyone has ever gone through BofA 's MRAP interview, or any other Market Risk Analyst interview, and could maybe provide some tips and example questions. What should I expect them to ask me? How should I prepare? ( ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:05pm -

  7. Advice Needed: Market Risk FT or FO trading internship for breaking into AM

    Hi everyone, I'd like to humbly ask for an opinion- I've been offered FT Market Risk at GS as well as a year-long trading internship at a MM for their FX trading desk. I personally am not looking to trading as a long term career, but was looking ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2016 - 7:33pm -

  8. Market Risk Analyst Program at BofA

    Hey Guys I was hoping if anybody could shed some light on this program. Its part of the Global Markets Risk group. The website barely has any information on it. I'm pretty interested in it but I dont have a quant background. Bank of America Market Ri ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 9 2013 - 11:42pm -

  9. Oldest person to have gotten into Wall Street?

    What is the oldest age anyone knows of someone getting into Wall Street, what was their background, what type of role did they land, etc. PE Trader age quant market risk career changer ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2015 - 11:57am -

  10. How to apply for Market Risk Positions

    How can I apply for Credit/Market risk positions? I have applied on corporate sites, but I have not been contacted back.. not even once. And also does this fall under ops? or ibd market risk ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 14 2011 - 10:54am -

  11. help me out...asap!!

    hello friends, I've recently got a job for Product control- risk with one of the leading I Bank. I'm a CFA Level 2 Candidate & MBA(Finance). I just wanna know that can this job help me to get into Risk Managment Roles (i.e Market Risk) in ne ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 11 2012 - 4:45pm -

  12. Navigating UBS Risk Management Offer

    Got an offer from UBS, upward move but previous role was in capital markets at Mitsubishi UFJ, got laid off and applied like hell. Originally they said they were considering more experienced candidates but I guess their first choice traded away. My title ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2016 - 9:36am -

  13. Critique this finance resume (risk, entry level, analyst- positions)

    Long time reader, first time poster... Looking to get a full time job in some analyst position- ideally it would be market risk or something similar but some other MO/ BO role will do. Looking for any advice on the resume- so let's have it. http://ww ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 26 2012 - 1:37am -

  14. Credit Risk vs Market Risk

    Hi, I have been so far a s/w engg with 8 yr coding exp but in different domains, I now wish to develop expertise in Financial Risk domain,and have completed FRM part-1, but I am not sure which type of risk analysis I should develop expertise in- Credit Ri ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2016 - 6:15am -

  15. Long term goal > M&A, Two Job Options

    Hi guys and gals, I'm looking for some advice. I've got two offers: pensions consultant and market risk. Given my long term goal of M&A what should I take? Pros: Market Risk: Team is within a stable P&L environment. Opportunity to potent ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 4 2016 - 5:52am -

  16. Next Moves: BB Risk Vertical vs. CB Lateral

    Spent the last nine months at a boutique debt shop in IB (Structured Products)- got laid off ~ 2 mos. ago, currently navigating two offers: 1) Market Risk Associate at foreign BB (think chocolate, cheese, watches) covering ABS /RMBS/CMBS repo and longer-t ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2016 - 11:55pm -

  17. Credit, Market or Operational Risk

    If you had to pick either Credit, Market, or Operational Risk in one of the big 5 Canadian banks what would it be and why? Also I am interested in info about differences in exit opportunities, compensation details, what groups in risk management see high ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 19 2016 - 2:19am -

  18. Market Risk Management Analyst or Staff Accountant at Big 4?

    I am graduating with an accounting degree in June. Currently, I have an offer from the Market Risk group at a global investment bank (bulge bracket) as well as from the audit goup at a Big 4 accounting firm. My ultimate goal (preferably within 2-5 years) ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 4 2011 - 7:50am -

  19. Need Advice: Equity Research in Asia versus Market Risk in NYC

    Need some advice to compare two offers listed above, both from bb. Work: Equity Research: In a newly established tactical Equity Research team. Would like more information on this. Was told that the team is mainly responsible to discover misprice in mid-c ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Feb 17 2019 - 12:56am -

  20. Salary expectations in Frankfurt?

    A long shot but maybe someone here might know somethign about Frankfurt? My company is moving some jobs from UK to Frankfurt via brexit. Mid level VP in Risk with 11y of experience. Live and worked in NYC. I'm curious owhat i should expect for salary ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Oct 15 2018 - 11:24am -

  21. Prestigious Risk Desk

    I'll be interning at a BB this summer in market risk division. I have the opportunity to request a desk to be put in. What is for you the most prestigious desk in market risk? The one with most exit opportunities? The one where I will learn the most? ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Mar 15 2018 - 9:09pm -

  22. What Is Market Risk?

    Market risk is the risk an investor accepts when holding any asset; the risk that changes in the market will cause the asset to fluctuate in value. This risk is completely unavoidable and cannot be reduced by diversification. The beta of an asset indicate ...

    - silver bananas - Apr 23 2012 - 9:16am -

  23. Hottest Banking Risk Regulation- FRTB

    As we move from 'VaR' to 'Expected Shortfall' regime driven regulations coupled with a focus on Liquidity as never before, I thought of sharing a perspective on one of the hottest regulation around the corner- Fundamental review of tra ...

    - 1 silver bananas - Jul 30 2016 - 2:12pm -

  24. UBS Job Title

    Not sure if this or the IB forum is the appropriate place to ask- mods let me know if I'm off topic. Got an offer for a risk management position supporting the repo and structured financing desks in NYC. Position title is "authorized officer&quo ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2016 - 11:31pm -

  25. Greetings and a Categorization Question

    Hi All- considering a lateral move from IB to risk for a bit (I'm in securitization) and looking for some feedback/information. Have used the site over the years for encyclopedic purposes, but a new participant in the forums. A bit perplexed by the f ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 4 2016 - 10:32pm -