1. G

    Career path: quant dev contractor or tech lead?

    I'm at the stage in my career where I have 2 years professional coding experience, and need to decide where I want to end up, but I can't decide and need some input from people with experience. I absolutely love coding. I love learning about how a new language or library works, even down to the...
  2. The Spartan Guy

    What is a trading analyst position like?

    About myself: Finishing Ph.D. in computer engineering from a good (but not top) university. Interested in quant positions, specifically those which involve lots of mathematics, stochastic calculus etc. Initially, I was giving serious thoughts only to investment banks like J.P.M, Deutsche etc...
  3. Andy Nguyen

    Michael Lewis' latest book - Flash boys: A Wall Street Revolt

    Have anyone seen his latest book about Wall Street HFT and the guys at RBC who discovered how they game was rigged. http://www.amazon.com/Flash-Boys-Wall-Street-Revolt/dp/0393244660/ It may not reveal much that we haven't known but it's an interesting read, specially for fans of Michael Lewis...
  4. Andy Nguyen

    How Wall Street Got Addicted to Light-Speed Trading

    Wired reporter Jerry Adler wrote a very well researched article on Wall Street high speed trading. It was originally scheduled for Wired's September issue but published in advance due to the 440M trading loss at Knight Capital Group. The author provides very interesting takes on the quants...
  5. QuantNet

    Interview with Ben Van Vliet

    Ben Van Vliet is a Lecturer at the Illinois Institute of Technology's Stuart School of Business (IIT), where he also serves as the Associate Director of the M.S. Finance program where he teaches courses in quantitative finance, C++ and .NET programming, and automated trading system design and...