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by kungfupanda
May 6th, 2010, 6:11 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Advice Requested: First Position
Replies: 20
Views: 31874

Advice Requested: First Position

@Escapeartist,I am interested in finding answers to all the questions that you posted. If it matters, I do not know a damn thing about trading.
by kungfupanda
May 4th, 2010, 8:49 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: prop trading to quant
Replies: 7
Views: 28596

prop trading to quant

I expect/am expected to be developing an automated trading agent using tick data. I would personally count this as a valuable experience as I get to play with the trading system's API and test out some of my theories. If this opens doors to other positions, I would be very happy
by kungfupanda
May 3rd, 2010, 5:35 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: prop trading to quant
Replies: 7
Views: 28596

prop trading to quant

<t>Is it possible to move from a prop trading firm to be a quant later? All of this is assuming that one has the necessary mathematical background and the degrees that a quant analyst requires. Apart from getting fired, what happens if my PnL is nothing to boast about? Does this translate to an unre...
by kungfupanda
April 18th, 2010, 4:00 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: job in non-finance area
Replies: 9
Views: 28480

job in non-finance area

<r>I am in a similar position as rkaul1. I have an offer from somebody who does risk management and i would like to get into building automated trading algorithms. I guess everybody is looking to trade up. For me, I have a upper bound on where I could go with just a Master's from a good school. But,...
by kungfupanda
April 16th, 2010, 8:18 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: New grad job offer
Replies: 3
Views: 29057

New grad job offer

bump :-|
by kungfupanda
April 13th, 2010, 5:16 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: New grad job offer
Replies: 3
Views: 29057

New grad job offer

<t>Thanks ACD. I would not be directly interacting with clients. Some of the skills that would be developed would in the area of time series analysis/econometrics and VaR type analysis. Another general question to the forum members.How would one's initial salary affect the trajectory of one's salary...
by kungfupanda
April 11th, 2010, 9:50 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: New grad job offer
Replies: 3
Views: 29057

New grad job offer

<t>Hello Wilmotters,I am about to graduate and I have received an offer for a job which deals with financial markets in an indirect way. The firm provides risk management solutions to trading firms and banks. There would be some statistical modeling involved(i have a numerate graduate degree) and qu...
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