1. M

    So I am 2 months away from getting my MFE. Now what?

    **WARNING long post** I would like to thank everyone on this forum for all the advice they have given me. A few years ago I decided to apply to MFE programs and the help I got here was immensely helpful. There is no way I would have gotten into my choice of school had it not been for the help I...
  2. Ryan Shrott

    FinTech (Financial Technology)

    I attended a mathematical finance conference last weekend. To my surprise, most of the presentations were about the up-and-coming financial technology industry. Some buzzwords from the conference: robo-advisor, BIG data, block chains, cyber security, hash functions, dark pools, hackers, machine...
  3. 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...
  4. D

    Software developer supporting credit traders at JP Morgan or commodities traders at Wells Fargo?

    Is it better to work as a software developer supporting the credit derivatives trading desk at JP Morgan or supporting the commodities trading desk at Wells Fargo? Assuming both jobs offer equal compensation, which would provide a better career path in the long run, for a technologist who has...
  5. Jack Knowd

    Quant Insights Conference - London, 30th October.

    Quant Insights is the CQF Institute's first joint conference with partners Wilmott and Wiley. Held in London’s modern financial center, the conference will showcase the latest trends in XVA, technology and modeling techniques. Attend Live (£295) or watch Online (£195) //// Buy your Early Bird...