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Flow sales or e-sales/DMA sales at a bank?

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Hey gang. I’m a forex trader. No series 6 or 7 license. I’ve been kicking around some ideas like privately managing offshore forex accounts for select clientele for a percentage of profits, etc. What… more

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What’s the average bonus payout from a commission pool of $5mm for first year analyst?

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I'm moving soon from FIC sales to fixed income research at a bank. Have any of you done a similar move? My end-goal is to be a PM on the buyside.

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Anyone been an execution trader at a multi manager before? Any thoughts on this position?

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Any tips for getting into sale with New York Life?

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How are your desks positioning for the inauguration and the first 100 days of a Biden admin?

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How’s the bonus situation? Management told me to expect nothing

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Currently working in a fixed income desk in Mexico city in a local bank. What are my best options if i want to get into S&T in the usa or europe? I was thinking about an MBA or masters in finance … more

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Just finishing up my analyst years as a FI trader at a BB. I am curious to when people start to negotiate their compensation and what leverage an associate may have (insight into TC range would be app… more

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Looking for advice: if someone didn’t start out in sales or trading out of college - what should they do to prepare for either function?

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Commodities/equities/fixed income/FX sell side sales- which one in current times?

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Fiscal year ended last Friday. Record PnL for my desk (double our previous record year). Coworkers popped champagne on the floor at the close. Anyone else excited for Bonus Day?

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How is your desk preparing for the 2020 election? Tech changes, risk/compliance changes, shifting around positions etc.

Can someone explain how bonuses are taxed? In NYC, salary is taxed at 33%. What rate are bonuses taxed at?

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When do your desk’s comp/performance discussions take place? How has your desk fared this year, both in absolute terms and relative to the rest of your firm?

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What strategies are you using to navigate the expected high volatility of election season?

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Who here made it from valuations to trading?

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What exit opportunities are you considering? Desk head, PM, buy side if you’re on sell side, something different?

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Are your bonuses paid in cash, stock, or through deferred programs? What level are you?

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What’s the general consensus on drug use off market hours?

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Does your desk/strategy lean more towards the discretionary or systematic side of the spectrum?

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Thinking I could smash it in a sales gig after selling thousands of copies of my own books. I also have a large global audience. I’m looking to make a lot of money in a short period of time. I am hun… more

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GS and JPM forcing traders to go back in the office in September. Anyone else going in?

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Any leaving banks due to crap bonuses?

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Anyone work in ESG investing?

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As we head further into Q3, and GDP/earnings/etc have come out, what sectors and asset classes are you watching?

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Anyone here with graduate degrees and/or certifications such as the CFA? Did it help you break into your role? Are they useful in your current role?

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Back in the day, I did my own PR, sales & marketing for whatever business idea I was running with at the time. What’s a good remote sales opportunity I can do anywhere in the world that won’t be painful or too high touch? Where I can use my social & business skills (markets, law, cloud, publishing, media, logistics, algos, social media, books, ebooks, design, podcasting, marketing, press release writing, voiceover, journalism) to earn a few extra shillings?

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Hi fishbowlers, What do you think about cash equity sales positions? What are your thoughts about this job?

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Anyone here in sales and actually like it? If so what product?

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Hi all, What do you think about AllianceBernstein’s equity business ? Have any of you any intel about work/life balance, comp and culture ? Thanks

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Anyone here in MBS sales and trading?

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What was your path to a S&T role? Have you always been in one, or did you come from something else previously (IB, MO/BO, etc.)?

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What would you think about a graduate getting a temporary deputy CEO position in an asset management company managing >1bn$ after an internship at a BB bank ? Do you think it is legit or a family’… more

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What does everyone think of the article from Bloomberg yesterday called “Black and White on Wall Street”?

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How much do you find yourself leveraging tech skills in your current role? What languages and technologies are you working with?

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Can’t say the markets don’t like to keep things interesting!

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What are the perks of being referred when applying ? Does it really maximizes your chances of being hired or at least get an interview ?

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