Post Tagged with: "Traders"

The 25 Highest-Earning Hedge Fund Managers And Traders
by / on 18/04/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

The 25 Highest-Earning Hedge Fund Managers And Traders

The hedge fund industry, the richest corner of Wall Street, has generally been unable to keep up with the surging bull market that has lifted stocks around the world in recent years. Last year was no exception. The average hedge fund manager returned 8.5% net of fees in 2017, according to HFR, compared to the 21.8% return of the Standard […]

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Ce fonds piloté par l’intelligence artificielle a battu tous ses rivaux « Humains » en 2017 !
by / on 13/02/2018 at 11:00 / in Tech

Ce fonds piloté par l’intelligence artificielle a battu tous ses rivaux « Humains » en 2017 !

Europa One, un fonds d’actions européennes dont la stratégie de gestion repose sur le “big data”, a fait mieux que tous ses concurrents l’an dernier. L’intelligence artificielle (IA) peut rapporter gros en Bourse. Eligible au PEA et à l’assurance-vie, le fonds d’actions européennes Europa One (de code ISIN LU1220932716), dont la stratégie d’investissement repose sur le big data (à la […]

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Christmas rapture as hedge fund closure spews top traders onto market
by / on 18/12/2017 at 14:15 / in The Review

Christmas rapture as hedge fund closure spews top traders onto market

It’s not every day that a hedge fund closes and ejects hundreds of highly desirable, highly talented traders onto the market. It’s even less often that this happens just before Christmas when most hedge fund headhunters are stuck in a quagmire because all the good candidates are refusing to move. The closure of Hutchin Hill Capital has therefore made headhunters’ […]

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Des “animaux” puérils, offensants et dégradants sur le trading floor ?
by / on 20/11/2017 at 23:48 / in Management

Des “animaux” puérils, offensants et dégradants sur le trading floor ?

Les histoires sur des traders vulgaires, immatures et lubriques ont toujours été légion, mais c’était il y a longtemps, avant que les principaux concernés ne se rachètent une conduite, n’est-ce pas ? En fait, certains d’entre eux pourraient encore avoir du pain sur la planche… Une analyste bancaire employée chez Crédit Agricole à Londres entre 2014 et 2016 affirme avoir […]

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Brexit : les traders des banques américaines ne sont pas les seuls susceptibles de quitter Londres pour Paris
by / on 16/11/2017 at 12:00 / in Économie

Brexit : les traders des banques américaines ne sont pas les seuls susceptibles de quitter Londres pour Paris

Bank of America, Citiroup, JPMorgan Chase et maintenant Goldman Sachs : les grandes banques américaines vont-elles faire de Paris leur principal hub de trading dans l’Union européenne ? Toujours est-il qu’entre les annonces officielles (ou officieuses) d’achats de licence bancaire, d’acquisitions d’espaces de bureaux et de transferts de desks de trading, la capitale française semble être de nouveau dans la partie […]

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The new top landing spot for failed quant traders. How to beat PE at its own game
by / on 23/10/2017 at 10:00 / in The Review

The new top landing spot for failed quant traders. How to beat PE at its own game

The technologies revolutionizing Wall Street have left traders and Washington regulators alike playing a perpetual game of catch up. In the current age of algorithmic trading, even those who can’t quite hack it as a quantitative trader may have a future working for a regulator such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). […]

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Right now, human traders have the edge over quants and algos
by / on 30/08/2017 at 09:00 / in The Review

Right now, human traders have the edge over quants and algos

It’s not easy being a trader in this day and age. Old-school trading pits have been cleared out. Electronic trading platforms powered by various types of artificial intelligence, including machine learning and artificial neural networks (ANN, also known as connectionist systems) are in ascendance, causing both buy-side and sell-side firms to employ fewer human traders. It’s stressful for traders when […]

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Why senior traders should want to work in Dublin, not Frankfurt
by / on 24/07/2017 at 18:00 / in The Review

Why senior traders should want to work in Dublin, not Frankfurt

Bank of America is going to have a trading floor in Dublin. The Irish Times and Bloomberg report that the U.S. bank has passed over Frankfurt and chosen the Irish capital for its European hub after Brexit. Bank of America’s traders should be pleased. Especially if they’re old enough to have families. – If you’re facing mandatory relocation out of London […]

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Scapegoat traders taking the fall for senior bankers. Don’t do this if you want to keep your job
by / on 14/04/2017 at 11:31 / in The Review

Scapegoat traders taking the fall for senior bankers. Don’t do this if you want to keep your job

There’s a common theme emerging among traders who have been singled out by regulators over the Libor fixing scandal – don’t blame me, blame the system. The latest to emerge into the public eye is Alex Pabon, a former Barclays trader who was convicted of “conspiracy to defraud” in relation to Libor fixing and sentenced to two years and nine […]

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“Traders today are best off in long-only asset management”
by / on 24/03/2017 at 12:00 / in The Review

“Traders today are best off in long-only asset management”

If you want to move to the buy-side, you’re probably thinking of joining a hedge fund. Venkatesh “Venk” Reddy has gone the other way. He left the alts world to launch a traditional mutual fund. Reddy’s resume include stints on the sell-side (he was an equity derivatives trader at Banc of America Securities) and in hedge funds. He founded Laurel Ridge […]

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