Ask someone that just got a grad job as a quant anything
>>13342238What's it like?
>>13342238Haven't started, feels fucking good though
Knowing that life is suffering, how do you foresee yourself suffering in the future?
>>13342238how does a surfactant interact with an ionic liquid?
>>13342304I meditate a lot, I'm more or less fine with suffering
What's your pay?
>>13342327$90k base + bonus
Quants just do TA but pretend it's something more, right?
>>13342384yes. Tax Avoidance. Do you do any tax avoidance?
>>13342433I imagine some of the back office ones might get caught up in it, I'm mainly front office
Gold banana for you sir
>>13342238Bottom line, what's the best source for research and what's the most important single piece of data you look for to predict where a price is going?
>>13342238Are traps gay?
>>13342238What exactly did you study in particular. What courses did you attend?
>>13342238I want to become a quant myself too.What level of education do you have and what school? Have you had any experience in trading before?
>>13342238How much debt?
>>13342601I don't know shit about finance, only the very basics. We get mentored for the first few months>>13342673No experience, I've got a bit of interest in stocks but nothing major really, just know the basics. I've got a bachelors in computer science and computation (think theoretical computer science/maths)>>13342678$25k, university fees in my country aren't bad
>>13342771No master degree? For how many jobs did you apply before you got the job? Big bank? Or what kind of company?
>>13342238Currently studying Masters degree mathematics (the pure thing) with CS Minor taking numerical Finance courses in math Major. Otherwise just specialised in Crypto and comvinatorics.My Grades are shit though and have no internships so far. But i too want big Bucks for Meme lines.Can I make it?
>>13342873Applied for probably about 10, I used most of them as practice for the tests they give you though and only did well on the last couple>>13342893My grades are pretty bad, equivalent to a B. I had an internship as a technology analyst at the biggest bank in my country which I think gets me at least interviews for most places(Replying on my phone. Might have a different Id)
>>13342873Forgot to add. Small-ish trading firm. About 250 employees
>>13342938What do these tests look like? Could you give us a quick rundown?
>>13343008Most of them are the “what shape comes next” style ones usually with another one for numerical reasoning where you’ll get some figures and have to draw some conclusions/numbers off it. If you google “SHL reasoning test” this is what most of them give you. There’s a few good sites that have practice questions as well, but you can only really practice so much
>>13342238If you are capable of coming up with profitable trading algorithms, why would you work for anyone?
>>13343125access to big capital and leverage?