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  1. J

    MFE grad landed in MO

    Coming off a few years working in actuarial science I ended up doing an MFE at a 'target' with the hopes of getting into trading or research at a bank after graduating. I ended up taking a MO type (valuation control) and was initially under the assumption that I would have plenty of...
  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. 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...
  4. F

    Question regarding Trading Strategies optional course at Imperial College MSc Risk Man & Fin Eng

    The paragraph provided below is the description available about the course, does anyone know any details of how the course is taught or the books used or the topics covered etc? Any help is appreciated, thanks! " Trading Strategies course In the spring or summer term, we offer an optional...
  5. Mitor

    ALM modeling

    Hello I would like to have some guide in the literature of ALM modelling. Currently I have used a one factor CIR to model interest rate for Economic Capital. For what I understand, in order to upgrade this model such that we can possible have a tilt movement for the IR a two factor model like...
  6. H

    Looking for systematic/algo/quant traders/strategies

    Small, private boutique asset manager looking for new strategies and someone to run them. Decent share of pnl available. Size dependent on strategy/risk etc. but could be up to $200M notional. Usual things preferred (track record with decent size, good performance, full responsibility for...
  7. H

    Using R for my stat.arb strategy .

    Hi all , I am kinda new here . To introduce myself, I'm HedgeFudge from India . I've been trading for over 1.5 years in the Indian markets and currently working at a boutique IB . Cleared my CFA L1 last dec , will be appearing for my L2 next year . Anyways , ill stop beating around the bush...
  8. Farshad

    Becoming a quant trader

    Hi everyone, i'm EMBA in strategic management who is going to switch to quant trading. my BSs background is in Industrial Eng and I have knowledge about OR and statistics and trading/financial markets in general. when I started to search about quant trading books I faced a lot of books about the...
  9. S

    Analytics for Trading desk of BB vs Market Risk in Asset Management

    I have offers for a data science and analytics role on the trading desk of a BB in New York and another for quantitative risk management within a $250B asset management firm and need your opinions. To provide more context: a) The analytics role resides directly in the trading business and I...
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