Looking to make a switch to a more widely traded commodity. Are the skills applicable across products?
With the spread between spot crude oil and futures being so wide rn, I was wondering if there's a lot of arbitrage going on? How much does transportation and storage cost? Why does the spread persist?
Currently a Trading trainee at major ag trader and have offers for trading assistant roles at Glencore and major energy focused HF. Better for long term if plan is to move to prop desk in 1-3 years?
How do you make a transition from physical commodity trading to a derivatives role? Like the role but exploring a transition to the paper side.