If you think there's a chance you may want to work in the US (NYC, Boston, Chicago, SF, etc), go to a US school.
If you are certain that you will stay in Canada, Toronto and Waterloo are perfectly fine choices.
Toronto recruiters have historically gone bonkers for NYC work experience and ivy...
In a world that constantly throws big, unexpected events our way, we must learn to benefit from disorder, writes Nassim Nicholas Taleb.
A single mysterious computer program that placed orders — and then subsequently canceled them — made up 4 percent of all quote traffic in the U.S. stock market last week, according to the top tracker of high-frequency trading activity. The motive of the algorithm is still unclear...
LONDON | Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:54pm BST
(Reuters) - The following is the text of an email headlined "An explanation of my trades" which former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli wrote on September 14, 2011 to a company accountant, William Steward.
The email has been presented in evidence at the trial...
I would ask Ellen Reeves :)
Personally, I wouldn't bring it up unless you are requesting special accommodation or have physical symptoms that an interviewer might not be accustomed to.
I would work with a friend, family member, professor, colleague, coach etc - as many different people as...
There are many things to consider:
How reputable is the firm?
What training do they offer?
Will you be programming/algo trading or manual screen trading?
Will you have a mentor?
How much capital will you have access to?
How much capital are you being asked to contribute?
Could be worth it to check out Saks/Bloomingdales/Macys (or Boss, Theory, etc) suit departments to try on several makes and models - find what works best and then wait for the sales or local sample sales, online deals or head up to Woodbury for the day (theres a bus that runs hourly from Port...
Handling big data and developing meaningful models and analytics transcends academic notches on ones bedpost.
In the end it's all just numbers - the units tend to blur.
Focus on one aspect and be better than most and you will fare just fine.
See the first link.
Start with 27 * 3 instead of 12 * 3.
If you are studying for an interview, I would suggest consulting the master reading list books for quant interviews.
Heard on The Street: Quantitative Questions from Wall Street Job Interviews by...