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by lexington
December 10th, 2015, 2:55 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Exit options for a quant trader
Replies: 5
Views: 4281

Exit options for a quant trader

High School Physics Teacher.
by lexington
June 17th, 2015, 7:33 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Post-employment convenant
Replies: 18
Views: 5496

Post-employment convenant

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: WFNYCQuoteOriginally posted by: lexingtonQuoteOriginally posted by: katastrofa Similar clauses in employment contracts are meant to intimidate the employee, while they have no legal power. Enforcing a few months of a fairly compensated non-compete period would stand in ...
by lexington
June 16th, 2015, 12:49 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Post-employment convenant
Replies: 18
Views: 5496

Post-employment convenant

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: katastrofa Similar clauses in employment contracts are meant to intimidate the employee, while they have no legal power. Enforcing a few months of a fairly compensated non-compete period would stand in the court, but anything longer than that is obviously harmful to you...
by lexington
March 30th, 2015, 12:55 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Continuous learning
Replies: 4
Views: 4696

Continuous learning

Topic Title: finding the time to study while working full time
by lexington
February 7th, 2015, 4:14 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Offer Choice
Replies: 20
Views: 6536

Offer Choice

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: bearishQuoteOriginally posted by: lexingtonQuoteOriginally posted by: bearishGiven that this is not the OT, it should be pointed out that the link above is somewhat NSFW (depending, I guess, on where you work).If you are able to view the page then it is not NSFW. World ...
by lexington
February 7th, 2015, 7:54 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Offer Choice
Replies: 20
Views: 6536

Offer Choice

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: bearishGiven that this is not the OT, it should be pointed out that the link above is somewhat NSFW (depending, I guess, on where you work).If you are able to view the page then it is not NSFW. World is changing. What do you think about this link. It is from marketwatch...
by lexington
February 6th, 2015, 5:15 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Offer Choice
Replies: 20
Views: 6536

Offer Choice

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnAny blue grass clogging? Move those legs.Bluegrass Gospel by Billy Graham
by lexington
February 6th, 2015, 4:02 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Offer Choice
Replies: 20
Views: 6536

Offer Choice

<t>Are you new to the industry? Avoid Charlotte. I don't know anything about quant jobs there but I worked there in IT for six months in a bank. After I started working there I found out the real reason why they hired me. The hiring manager's boss wanted to move the entire team to New York. To avoid...
by lexington
March 8th, 2014, 9:43 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Graduating with a CS PHD soon. Have not got a single quant interview !
Replies: 54
Views: 9755

Graduating with a CS PHD soon. Have not got a single quant interview !

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: traderjoe1976Well, at Google / Facebook / Microsoft / Oracle, you will get starting salary between $160 K - $180 K. Also you will get a lot of respect for your technical skills.Plus, after five years, your salary will be more than $300 K.You may get higher salary of Wal...
by lexington
December 15th, 2013, 12:16 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Alternative careers in biological sciences rather than finance?
Replies: 4
Views: 6501

Alternative careers in biological sciences rather than finance?

you asked the same question on Tue Sep 11, 12http://wilmott.com/messageview.cfm?catid=15&threadid=92224 you must switch to biology and do some research on amnesia
by lexington
November 29th, 2013, 12:49 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: long gamma trade and backtest question
Replies: 5
Views: 6732

long gamma trade and backtest question

QuoteOriginally posted by: dawnraider Have you tested how often you win/lose being long/short the straddle and what actual Vs implied vol was, also including bid offer spreads and slippage?you always lose money trading long straddles and strangles. only those who have inside info make money.
by lexington
November 29th, 2013, 2:41 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: long gamma trade and backtest question
Replies: 5
Views: 6732

long gamma trade and backtest question

discussed in this book Options Trading: The Hidden Realitythere is a whole chapter on this
by lexington
September 30th, 2013, 10:14 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Selling Options Into Market Strength
Replies: 3
Views: 6694

Selling Options Into Market Strength

QuoteOriginally posted by: AnalyticalVegaCan you identify the problems with this strategy?It depends on how many calls you want to sell.
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