IB Prop trading methods

momothebored

Active member
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Know of a hedge fund that was looking for a trader recently.
They were looking to hire direct from IBs and emphasised that the guy was to be familiar with one or more of these forms of trading:

Quantitative long/short,
event driven,
pairs trading
stat and index arb


Pairs trading i've heard of, but what are the others?

thanks
 

A Dashing Blade

Experienced member
1,373 170
Quant Long/Short = data mining
event driven = punting the news
stat & index arb = markets can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent (think LTCM)
 
 
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