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  2. Legit prop shops in NYC?

    a lot of the prop firms and options market makers discussed on here are in chicago... does anyone know of any major ones (ones that pay a salary, good reputation, etc.) in NYC, besides Trillium, FNYS and Jane Street? trading proprietary Prop Shops Salary ...

    76 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:16pm -

  3. The NYSE: Farewell to a Legend

    We all know how the story started... In 1792, under a sycamore tree Wall Street was born. In those days everything from potatoes to wheat and paper notes was traded under the sun, rain or snow. It was the sort of capitalism we pretend we have today, but h ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 10 2011 - 11:44am -

  4. Prop trading firm vs a hedge fund

    Hi everyone! Currently I have offers from a relatively good proprietary trading firm (say, DRW, SIG, Optiver) and a medium-sized hedge fund. I really like both of them and it's very hard to decide which is better. Which of them is better for long-ter ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:42pm -

  5. Any undergrads hear from some of the top prop shops yet?

    Hey guys I'm a Junior at a semi-target (Ivy but not Harvard/Wharton) and have received many first rounds at some pretty good prop shops (SIG, Optiver, TMG, Citadel, Chicago etc.) and was wondering if anyone on the site has heard from any of the other ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2013 - 1:32am -

  6. List of Prop Shops that offer salaries...

    I was thinking it would be helpful if we could list prop-shops that offer salaries, what the salary is, any sign on bonus, etc... thanks everyone Prop Shops ...

    20 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 4 2009 - 9:17pm -

  7. Joining T3 Trading Group

    Hey guys, I know there are lots of bad reviews about T3 Trading Group, and I'm open to listen to all kinds of advice from people who know them well. I've done quite some researches on T3 Trading Group and I think they are truly legit. I'm l ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 8 2018 - 8:22pm -

  8. Prop shops as a programmer

    I'm interested in the top prop shops to work at as a programmer. I've already had two internships at large tech companies (think microsoft, Amazon, apple, google) and could easily fall back on a job in tech if the prop shops won't offer eno ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 17 2012 - 4:41am -

  9. Offers to join prop trading buckets (smb, lynx, etc)

    I have interviewed at 4 different prop houses in NYC, mostly because I legitimately enjoyed the experience and got good ideas for future interviews from them, but I am legitimately interested in trading- there is NO way I am going to get into a BB in any ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 15 2010 - 5:43pm -

  10. Bonuses at top prop shops

    I'm considering making the switch from AM to a top propriety trading firm, while I know the base pay at most of these shops, does anyone have any word on the bonus #'s at a palce like SIG/DRW/FNYS? Also, i'm iffy on trillium cause there low ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2009 - 12:49pm -

  11. Bulge-Bracket S&T vs Boutique Prop Shops

    I just got a summer analyst position at a BB bank and I'm extremely happy with the position. But I was wondering how it compares with smaller prop shops in terms of comp and lifestyle. I know, for example, a first-year at Optiver can make 300k. And t ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 24 2019 - 8:05pm -

  12. Traders Capital LLC

    Any info on this prop shop? Can't find a website. Would like to know culture, if there is base pay vs. a "capital contribution" (aka training fee), what products they trade, etc... Any insight appreciated! Prop Shops ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 18 2009 - 2:22pm -

  13. Trading Records in App: Prop Shops

    To follow up on a prior post (thank you bondarb and macro arb for your comments), I'd like to get your take on some other stats that may be useful, particularly to a prop shop. I've been trading three years with a CAGR around 27% and a sharpe ar ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 3 2011 - 2:37pm -

  14. when to mention noncompete while interviewing

    I am currently working at a prop trading firm where I have signed a noncompete but am interviewing with other firms. They are not prop trading firms, but some are hedge funds that may technically be included under the language of the non compete. I doubt ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2012 - 8:46pm -

  15. PnL compensation from Chicago prop shops

    http://www.glassdoor.com/Salaries/chicago-junior-t... Glassdoor says the median salary for a junior trader is $55k. This begs the question, will a junior trader only expect to make their salary? Obviously the amount someone can make will be dependent on w ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 8 2014 - 2:35pm -

  16. Networking with prop shops

    I'm a recent grad from a target school with a mediocre GPA (3.3) in a soft major. I've been looking for a good prop shop in NYC to get trained and start my career in trading, and I've been trying to network towards that goal. Networking wit ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 28 2010 - 2:31pm -