Topic: Financial Careers

What do Derivative Traders Do?

Earlier a derivative trader may have been found at the stock floor, making estimations and shouting them out. Today, a derivative trader is most likely to be found in front of a computer making his estimates and tinkering with code to make faster and better calls. A...

Career of a CFA

Hopefuls on the lookout for careers in Finance, particularly financial investment and research  would be advised to earn a CFA charter. The CFA exam is highly regarded as the exam to do if a candidate is serious about a career in Finance. The career of a CFA is...

Interview for Head Derivatives Trader

The video provides an insight into the kind of greed and money that goes around in investment banking circles. The applicant for the job of head derivatives trader at Lemming Bank makes a lot of money for his current employer using his special software but he will not...

Finance Degrees Employers Want in 2012

The job market has been changing rapidly, and finance has always been the favorite among students, given its demand in the corporate sector. A new research from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) provides insights into the graduation degrees...

10 Best Finance Careers

Finance careers are among the hot favorites in most MBA campuses. Even after the financial crisis we’ve seen in the past few years, the career prospects in the finance sector continue to shine. On an average, about 40% students from an MBA school join the finance...

What do Quantitative Analysts (Quants) Do?

Quantitative Analysts, popularly called “quants” are a small group of professionals in the financial industry who are experts in Quantitative Finance. Quants combine the knowledge of finance, maths and computer programming, and use this knowledge to develop complex...

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