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by autares
October 7th, 2014, 12:54 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Henry Hub Option Brokers
Replies: 0
Views: 3430

Henry Hub Option Brokers

Hey guys,new to this options market. Any brokers you can recommend besides the usual suspects (Spectron, GFI, ICAP etc...)...Thanks
by autares
December 4th, 2012, 10:27 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: IR arbitrage in comm using options
Replies: 12
Views: 10847

IR arbitrage in comm using options

Hmm..good idea. But I dont think there is one as the product cannot have negative prices.
by autares
December 4th, 2012, 6:17 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: IR arbitrage in comm using options
Replies: 12
Views: 10847

IR arbitrage in comm using options

There are only European style options tradeable.
by autares
December 3rd, 2012, 1:32 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: IR arbitrage in comm using options
Replies: 12
Views: 10847

IR arbitrage in comm using options

<t>Well, its not so much that I cannot trade it, but I am not allowed to - anymore. It is physical delivery, its European style options, automatic excersice (as its traded on an exchange).I am simply looking for a way to arbitrage the IR using options. Its not like I am trying to p*** you off or any...
by autares
December 3rd, 2012, 1:03 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: IR arbitrage in comm using options
Replies: 12
Views: 10847

IR arbitrage in comm using options

Okay, I can only trade European style options on that....
by autares
December 3rd, 2012, 12:26 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: IR arbitrage in comm using options
Replies: 12
Views: 10847

IR arbitrage in comm using options

<t>Well, not really. Ill give you a specific example:F1: 10$F2: 11$Hence, the implied IR is 10%. F1 will expire 31st Dec. F2 exp 28th Feb. I will then have to pay for 10$ which I borrowed for 1% on Dec 31st. At the end of F2 (that I have shortened against the length of F1) I will receive 10% (minus ...
by autares
December 3rd, 2012, 12:01 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: IR arbitrage in comm using options
Replies: 12
Views: 10847

IR arbitrage in comm using options

<t>Hi guys,I have a question. Lets assume there are two futures (F1 und F2) with two different maturities. The futures are physically settled. So F1 settles MCH 2013, F2 settles JUN 2013. The curve is in contango. I cannot trade the future directly but can trade options on both futures. At the end o...
by autares
March 16th, 2010, 5:43 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Which trading desk?
Replies: 13
Views: 31830

Which trading desk?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Arthell'almostcutmyhair' who do you think you are? That's a really bold statement and you know nothing about me else than that I am interested in knowing if there are any desks which currently have better career opportunities CETERIS PARIBUS. I already know which desks ...
by autares
March 16th, 2010, 4:46 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Which trading desk?
Replies: 13
Views: 31830

Which trading desk?

<t>Sorry, but what kind of s stupid question is that? Do/apply for the desk that you think is the most interesting?! Just chasing the money will bring you nowhere. You can make money everywhere if you are good. To me your question sounds like you consider yourself average but you are now not looking...
by autares
February 20th, 2010, 3:09 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Elevate myself out of Utilities
Replies: 9
Views: 33001

Elevate myself out of Utilities

<t>May I ask whether thats a European utility?Then, "or even banks"? Sorry, but the guys at Vitol are much much much bigger and better than the guys as most banks. From a "face value" point of view I would think HFs come in first, then the traders like Vitol, Glencore and so on, then banks, then uti...
by autares
January 20th, 2010, 8:44 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Commodities team merger
Replies: 41
Views: 39740

Commodities team merger

J.P. Morgan is expected to cut headcount if it succeeds in acquiring RBS Sempra Commodities, in an effort to reduce overlap between its Houston-based energy group and RBS Sempra in Stamford, Conn.
by autares
December 31st, 2009, 8:08 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Commodities team merger
Replies: 41
Views: 39740

Commodities team merger

<t>As a bidder or as a cmommoditestrading shop in general.I havent seen them much in trading out there. There are currently setting up an Emissions Trading Desk and are looking to use some leverage from their assets to enter the financial markets.Still, to me MQ is rather an infrastructure bank than...
by autares
December 30th, 2009, 7:35 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Salary/bonus information - Vault.com?
Replies: 31
Views: 37641

Salary/bonus information - Vault.com?

<t>Its so funny to read all that. Maybe I am different. But I traded for a HF, made a lot of money, had a miserable life with weekly meetings scheduled for Sunday afternoon, constant calls from investors, constant presentations to them and stuff like that. I moved to a trading house, have a 10h day,...
by autares
December 29th, 2009, 4:57 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Salary/bonus information - Vault.com?
Replies: 31
Views: 37641

Salary/bonus information - Vault.com?

<r>Napier Scott releases a salary survey once a year for specific jobs in IB.<URL url="http://www.napierscott.com/financialsearch/Maybe">http://www.napierscott.com/financialsearch/Maybe</URL> Google will spill out some results for old surveys.<URL url="http://www.napierscott.com/salarysurvey/quantsu...
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