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  2. I have seen a few posts on the Commodities Trading forum asking about how petroleum trading is priced, hedged, etc. I was reasonably high up in Risk Management for a "major" trading company in Houston for a few years and am now running a hedge b ...

    72 comments3 Jun 2018 -

  3. I have accepted a Risk Management job at a large (too big to fail) bank in NY, i-banking division. 1. What is the job like in terms of hours/pay/experience/exit opportunities? 2. How difficult is it to move into a hotter division, say, i-banking or LevFin ...

    162 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  4. A Career In Market Risk

    Other Industries

    Hello all, I am a less of a contributor on this site but think it makes sense to post my experience in the field of Market Risk and everything around it from a career point of view if it ends up helping few members. Happy to take questions, ask away... I ...

    60 comments6 Mar 2017 -

  5. I'm looking into risk management, specifically with a BB. I've searched through some threads but It looks like not a lot of people here went down that road. I'm talking about credit risk not market risk. Any insight? hours/lifestyle/pay/exi ...

    88 comments1 Feb 2017 -

  6. " There she is, that beautiful blonde from Wharton ", you say to your colleague as she comes in. She looks amazing and smells great despite being the only female in the trading pit. Yet she has a character of class, trades gracefully, and a stro ...

    38 comments29 Sep 2012 -

  7. The Psychology of Trading

    Sales and Trading

    I am starting to read Trading in The Zone by Mark Douglas. I read it last summer during my SA stint and was not trading. Was just curious if anyone else had read it or is interested. The book is about the factors that influence traders and differentiate g ...

    54 comments13 Jul 2009 -

  8. Risk Management Exit Opps

    Investment Banking

    I'll be working in risk management at a BB and I'm curious what type of exit ops are available after two years? This is a credit risk position, so it's IBD-focused (not a market risk position, which deals more with S&T). I've heard ...

    24 comments18 Aug 2016 -

  9. What is best for ALM? risk management Beard hair American Psycho Bateman ALM QRM ...

    16 comments26 Mar 2013 -

  10. Here's the deal- I completed undergrad in 2008. Top-25 school, 3.5, varsity athlete, ran a successful business in college. Last December I passed CFA Level I. Right now I work in a dead end job. It's financial reporting, nobody has ambition or h ...

    15 comments11 Jun 2010 -

  11. prestige Morgan Stanley risk management analyst jobs Salary ...

    10 comments23 Feb 2018 -

  12. Does anyone have any info on BoA's QMAP program? What they ask in the interview, comp, exit opps etc? Quantitative risk management Salary ...

    10 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  13. What is This??

    Sales and Trading

    An HR lady at one of the top investment banks (think GS, DB,MS) approached me with this opening today. ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES: * Calculate the daily sweepings of the risks and book the transfer trades * Setup and run risk scenario analysis for X-Gamma expo ...

    13 comments18 Oct 2012 -

  14. Questions on Risk Management

    Job Search Advice

    Hi, I am a current student studying Math and Econ. After I graduate from my current school, I will be studying Operations Research two more years. I have been pursuing the actuarial field, but I also want to break into the finance industry at the same tim ...

    10 comments3 Dec 2015 -

  15. Is the P/E ratio the next head to roll off today's market guillotine? What are the new market metrics which will mark the next generation of financial analysis? As usual the critiques are more abundant then proposed solutions. Ben Levisohn: The stock ...

    10 comments22 Sep 2010 -

  16. Glencore Phone Interview

    Job Search Advice

    Hey primates, Just found out I have a 30min phone interview this Thursday for an entry-level risk management position in London with Glencore. Anyone been through this experience before and care to share some advice? I'm guessing because it's a ...

    11 comments4 Oct 2011 -

  17. Whenever I watch or read interviews with successful traders they always stress the importance of risk management. How exactly do professional traders calculate risk (formulas etc.)? Are they simply looking at VAR or are there more advanced risk management ...

    6 comments30 Jan 2019 -

  18. Energy in Calgary

    Sales and Trading

    Row call! Who here is in Calgary (and more broadly Canada)? I work in business development for a midstream / marketing company. Been at it for just over 3 years now. It's been a great experience with lots of exposure and responsibility (crude oil and ...

    10 comments25 May 2011 -

  19. ER vs. Risk Mgmt

    Equity Research

    Long term goal is to be in HF, perhaps portfolio mgmt. or PE Short term goal is to be in IBD. Currently a junior going for a summer intern position. Recruiting season is coming to a close for me. I am at target Ivy (harvard/Wharton, one of those two) What ...

    10 comments3 Mar 2011 -

  20. Nassim Nicholas Taleb's [NNT] latest book, Antifragility discusses how institutions can survive through chaos and diversity. In a lengthy interview with Reason's Nick Gillespie he indirectly promotes capitalism and simplifies his message by sayi ...

    7 comments31 Mar 2013 -

  21. recently listened to what i thought was an interesting discussion between Nassim Taleb and Russ Roberts (turns out i cannot post links as i am new to this site, but if you go to econtalk and search "Taleb on skin in the game" you should be able ...

    7 comments5 Jan 2016 -

  22. Resume, (Include GPA/SAT)

    Investment Banking

    So I networked my way into a prestigious Asset Management firm, I am a math major at a non-target that was planning on trying to break into S&T, but now trying to get an internship is Risk/Quant Analysis at this firm. My GPA is 3.2 and SAT is 680-V/76 ...

    8 comments13 Jul 2011 -

  23. Energy Risk Management

    Sales and Trading

    I am an engineer am starting my second year of MBA this spring. I have been concentrating in Energy Risk Mgmt to transition from engineering and break into S&T in Houston. My dilemma- I can tailor my program to concentrate solely in ERM by taking elec ...

    8 comments17 Jan 2011 -

  24. Help to a confused student

    Job Search Advice

    Hi all. I did my bachelor's degree in Mathematics in Greece and now I am doing my master's in Financial Mathematics, at the London School of Economics (LSE). The application period has almost ended and I am worried a lot about my future. I have ...

    5 comments21 Oct 2018 -

  25. Hey guys, I've been following WSO for a while now, and I think it's an excellent resource for those of us trying to make it in the banking industry. I was hoping to get some feedback regarding my options. I haven't found any discussion rega ...

    8 comments9 Apr 2009 -

  26. Hey everybody, I have a dilemma between two internships set up for the spring. I have no relevant work experience in finance and I am a graduating senior. Which internship will help me boost my resume? A Research internship for a small M&A advisory fi ...

    7 comments12 Jan 2012 -

  27. Hey all, wanted to ask opinions on an offer I received 2 weeks ago. I go to a semi target state school, and received an offer from a top BB (GS, MS, JPM) in credit risk management, where I have the option to work on product management with a specializatio ...

    7 comments23 Dec 2011 -

  28. So, interviewers will commonly ask what role are you searching for. This is easy when the job is awesome and you want the challenge/money/prestige and your goals line up with the job description and career path, but gets harder with support roles that mos ...

    7 comments19 Jul 2011 -

  29. Risk management from non-target

    Investment Banking

    Does anyone know how hard is it to get a FT credit risk management offer from a BB coming from a non-target undergrad school? Thanks in advance. risk management ...

    6 comments18 Jun 2010 -

  30. I am a sophomore at Baruch College majoring in Applied Math. And I am interested in a career and a summer analyst internship next year in credit risk at a BB IB. I heard that Baruch is recruited heavily for middle or back office. Front office not so much. ...

    5 comments6 Jul 2016 -

  31. I'm offered to become a CFO of a tiny P/C insurance company and wondering whether I'm sure about philosophy of this business. Company market themselves as a professional service provider, wiki says it's a financial service, and I think it&# ...

    4 comments11 Aug 2018 -

  32. I want to know a bit about risk management, so if anyone can help me out, that would be great:' Breaking in: How difficult is it, esp for non-targets? From my search, I've read anywhere from not too bad to as hard as IB. Btw, I'm not talkin ...

    5 comments24 Apr 2016 -

  33. I'm having a really tough time deciding between continuing with my unpaid search fund internship or pursuing a paid fixed-income risk management internship in LA. The partner I'm working for at my search fund told me I need to think about the lo ...

    4 comments16 Mar 2018 -

  34. Interviewing at two funds right now, one is Bridgewater for a Client Services Associate position, the other fund York Capital is for a Risk Management role. Which would be the better move for trying to land into the investment strategy/ trading side of th ...

    5 comments12 Apr 2012 -

  35. Hi, Im a math major, and have managed to network myself into a big financial advisory firm. Im trying to get an internship doing Risk Management. Since I switched majors this year, I dont have any related experience, except working for my dad, an accounta ...

    5 comments12 Jul 2011 -

  36. Risk Management Compensation

    Investment Banking

    What is a typical salary for a first year analyst in risk management and bonus at a BB? risk management ...

    5 comments27 Feb 2011 -

  37. Counter-terrorism technologies used to find hidden caves in Pakistan are not solely used against el-Qaida anymore. Today, they're being applied as a tool in fighting the war against Washington from the offices of WS. While these technologies greatly ...

    4 comments18 Dec 2012 -

  38. Hi all, I accepted a job for a large commercial bank (top 6 or so) doing quantitative portfolio management on MBS, mortgages, home equity loans, etc. I spend most of my time valuing whole loan portfolio deals between us and other banks and leading the mac ...

    4 comments4 Dec 2015 -

  39. Since I am far from quantitatively inclined my tolerance for highly quantitative approaches to finance is low. Naturally, during the derivate driven whirlwind of the last decade I missed out on many an opportunity to add an extra zero. I don't have a ...

    4 comments13 May 2011 -

  40. I have just started to work for a boutique investment bank in Asia. This question struck me when I'm filling up gym membership application form as it comes down to the "designation" part. Nonetheless, filling form story aside, this question ...

    4 comments16 Jul 2015 -

  41. Hi I have an offer for a position in a leading corporate bank and also an offer in a BB firm for a Market Risk position (front office risk management is how it has been described). Ultimately my goal is to get a IB / Corporate Finance role. At the corpora ...

    4 comments28 May 2009 -

  42. Anyone have an outsiders perspective into what this place is like/would be a good job/b school expectations/etc? The job is a bit odd because it's a liason between the quant modelers, software guys, and the clients. It's listed as a financial co ...

    3 comments5 May 2017 -

  43. Choosing from 3 programs: 1 MS in States at Baruch, 2 MS in Applied Statistics and Decision Making at Fordham, (a kinda new program http://www.bnet.fordham.edu/academics/ms_programs/...) and Finally 3 Mathematical risk Management at Georgia State. The pro ...

    3 comments3 Apr 2014 -

  44. As a Dane from Copenhagen business school, getting a job on wall-street seems quite tough, so thinking about internship/analyst position in East Europe where the competition is much smaller. Clearly the salary is a joke, but you got a foot in the door of ...

    3 comments12 Jun 2013 -

  45. Hey guys, Recently interviewed for a performance attribution/risk management job at a large investment manager (Janus, Franklin Resources, StateStreet, PIMCO, etc.), and was wondering what the going rate for entry level hires would be in this capacity? Th ...

    3 comments8 Oct 2012 -

  46. So I just graduated college with a degree in Accounting (I know, I know) with a pretty solid GPA. As most of you know, in order to get the CPA license, you would need 150 credit hours, which most people do with a MAcc. However, my school has a new program ...

    3 comments23 Aug 2012 -

  47. http://www.cfapubs.org/doi/pdf/10.2470/rf.v2011.n3.1 risk management ...

    3 comments7 Jan 2012 -

  48. Hello, What would be an appropriate salary for an investment risk manager with 3-4 years of experience? This is for a hedge fund. risk management Salary hedge fund ...

    2 comments10 Aug 2018 -

  49. Stress testing in the context of Bank Holding Corporations (BHC) or what is formally known as the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) is an annual exercise conducted by the Federal Reserve (or relevant Central Banks) and refers to the series ...

    2 comments5 Sep 2014 -

  50. I have 4 offers on the table from different firms in varied industries. The two that I am torn between are a large cards company for a Senior Manager role and E&Y Manager role in FSO Advisory (risk focus). Both are relatively comparable offers but dif ...

    2 comments14 Aug 2016 -

  51. Hi Guys, I have about a week to decide between these two offers. Base pay is exactly the same for both banks and don't much about bonuses in my region. I've heard that RSG at Barclays is the most profitable group so bonus would probably be highe ...

    2 comments28 Sep 2014 -

  52. dalaete

    Job Search Advice

    delted risk management risk reporting ...

    2 comments21 Apr 2014 -

  53. Which one is better? Risk Management (think Wells Fargo) vs Econ Consulting (think CRA) for post-MBA ibd jobs. risk management ...

    2 comments23 Mar 2014 -

  54. Hello, I would like some advice on how to job search based on my education, and possibly what openings I should be looking for. CUNY system graduate in economics bachelors with latin honors Graduated with a Masters in Risk Management with a Finance concen ...

    2 comments12 Oct 2012 -

  55. Which Internship To Take

    Investment Banking

    Hey all, I was just offered an internship in two different teams within Risk Management at a super-regional bank. I'm currently a sophomore at a non-east coast target school and was wondering which would put me better position for junior year recruit ...

    2 comments27 Feb 2012 -

  56. 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 comments4 Mar 2011 -

  57. hey guys, this is the first time ive come across this website so i hope my question is relevant. I just started sixth form earlier this month and im studying economics and we've been told to read up on news articles and so forth from the perspective ...

    2 comments29 Sep 2010 -

  58. Any fellow commercial insurance brokers on this site? I've seen the occasional discussion with commercial P&C and reinsurance underwriters, but interested to find out how many are on the brokerage side. I'm a year-and-a-half into a training ...

    1 comment15 Mar 2020 -

  59. 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 comment15 Oct 2018 -

  60. P&C company is an asset manager or what?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    I'm offered to become a CFO of a tiny P/C insurance company and wondering whether I'm sure about philosophy of this business. Company market themselves as a professional service provider, wiki says it's a financial service, and I think it&# ...

    1 comment10 Aug 2018 -

  61. The work is mostly Basel risk management consulting for banks, funds, and insurance firms. What do you think about this gig? Is this better than FSO audit? Could this lead to a top 10-15 MBA? MBB consulting perhaps? Or switching to corporate banking? I kn ...

    1 comment11 Jul 2018 -

  62. The deadline to submit applications for the 2018 FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship is Saturday, June 30 at 11:59pm EST. Please plan accordingly. 2018 has been a significant year for women, who have been at the center of various political, economic and s ...

    1 comment19 Jun 2018 -

  63. FINCAD is now accepting applications for the [Women in Finance Scholarship 2018, a program designed to promote outstanding women in the field of finance, particularly those pursuing careers in the capital markets and/or financial risk management. This has ...

    1 comment6 Jun 2018 -

  64. FINCAD is now accepting applications for the Women in Finance Scholarship 2018, a program designed to promote outstanding women in the field of finance, particularly those pursuing careers in the capital markets and/or financial risk management. This has ...

    1 comment6 Jun 2018 -

  65. Hi everyone, I am very new to Wall Street Oasis, and have decided to join the community for some advice/second opinion. I am currently on my second year as an Institutional Credit Risk Management Associate in a renowned multinational bank, and I would lik ...

    1 comment23 Feb 2018 -

  66. I am almost 100% certain of sitting for the FRM Part 1 test this coming November. I recently got a job in the risk management department of an Asset Management company, and I have a genuine interest in flashing out my career either in risk itself (ops/ent ...

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  67. .................................................................................................................. HF IB M&A PE VC ER AM risk management algorithms trading data quantitative finance ...

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  68. Financial analysis for an electricity supplier in Romania

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    which should be basic indicators of analysing a electricity supplier in an oligopoly market monitorized by government?? valutaion financial analysis risk management Salary ...

    1 comment10 Jan 2017 -

  69. Can someone please explain what is meant, when people say utilities employ a linea hedge strat. on their portfolio of assets? please explain in simply terms. I have an interview coming for an internship at a utilities within the traders division, and I wo ...

    21 Jun 2016 -

  70. I am curious what are the exit opportunities for risk management (will also get a CFA) in a multinational commercial bank? Is it realistic to move on to the front office (for instance, structured finance or corporate lending) after a few years as a credit ...

    11 May 2016 -

  71. Operating in a volatile business environment means challenges can spring up without warning. Deep local knowledge allows us to react swiftly and effectively, no matter where, how or why the crisis has arisen. We have helped our clients: * carry out a seri ...

    4 May 2016 -

  72. Hi everyone, I have been lurking in this forum for a while, and have been really enjoying it (didn't even know something like this exsisted) I am currently in an intern/temp position at a big bank in Denmark, and just got accepted into one of the mos ...

    6 Aug 2015 -

  73. I'm currently working within risk management (credit, market and operational) at one of the big four as an intern. I have enjoyed my experience so far but am currently wondering whether I should stay with the firm or possibly move onto risk managemen ...

    23 May 2015 -

  74. Risk Positions in IM

    Asset Management

    Hello all, Long time creeper, first time poster. I'm currently a junior at a semi-target with a relatively average to above average GPA (think 3.5ish) looking over a few summer internship opportunities and finishing up some final round interviews. I ...

    1 comment30 Apr 2015 -

  75. About to graduate with a Bachelor in BA with a finance and accounting track and am looking into an Msc in statistics. I was wondering whether there are finance positions where this sort of background would make me a competitive job applicant. Is it a bad ...

    2 Dec 2014 -

  76. Just wondering if doing a risk management program at a top insurance brokerage firm still considered a good job in the eyes of the finance world. What are the pros and cons? exit opportunities? risk management insurance entrylevel ...

    1 comment3 Nov 2014 -

  77. Hi everyone, A big 4 consulting company offered me a 3 month internship in their risk management department. Initially I was very excited but now I am reconsidering whether this has enough added value for me. My goal is to end up in AM, PE or financial co ...

    1 comment22 Aug 2014 -

  78. Would appreciate any valuable opinion. Targeting banks/funds in UK. Also, I have had some serious health issues and family stuff. Can I put the extenuating circumstances like that on resume? It did affect my undergrad grades very much and it was twice as ...

    1 comment2 Jun 2014 -

  79. Is that a good background?

    Job Search Advice

    Hi! I am new to the forum, so I apologize if this is not the place for such kind of thread. I got a job at a company that does analytics, more specifically, it does credit scoring for consumers around the world(similar to FICO scores) and works with big f ...

    1 comment15 Apr 2014 -

  80. My Introduction- Navin Ram

    New User Introductions

    Hi, I am about to join Shell as an analyst in Trading Risk Operations. I have also completed my MBA. It is my first job (yeah, I am just 23). I would like guidance on the career path options available in front of me. risk management ...

    1 comment7 Apr 2014 -

  81. Sales and trading, Help!

    Sales and Trading

    Hey guys, I'm an undergrad (year 3/5) engineering science student in University of Toronto, and have just accepted a summer internship offer from a big Canadian bank in its risk management division. I've had a pretty big strategy internship befo ...

    3 Mar 2014 -

  82. Hey everyone I have a few interviews scheduled for next week and I would appreciate some thoughts on my approach to them. I am a rising Sophomore economics major at a fairly prestigious school and had a Private Equity Internship this summer. This internsh ...

    1 comment8 Apr 2016 -

  83. Just came across this firm, and would appreciate someone clarifying details of their operations. It seems like they're best known in the industry for OptionsHouse and WeSeed. Where do they get most of their revenue from- support services, prop activi ...

    1 comment18 May 2015 -

  84. Hi all, I'm going to have on-site interview with BlackRock 's Aladdin Portfolio Solutions Group recently. Is there anybody happen to have a clue about this position? Firstly, I'm not that interested in the location, which is DE. Secondly, I ...

    3 Mar 2012 -

  85. Hello, I am currently applying for summer internship positions in Wall Street, NYC. My situation is in some way unique: I am not American, in US on F-1 (student) Visa while on PhD Program in Industrial Engineering with concentration in Quantitative Financ ...

    19 Nov 2010 -

  86. Risk management skills?

    Investment Banking

    Just want to know what kind of skills are needed for a credit analyst in a investment banks. What are the interviews like? Is it very quantitative? Investment Banking risk management ...

    1 comment10 Mar 2009 -