Hello everyone, I had a question for those who know anything about working at a university investment office, investing with the school endowments.
I was offered an interview as an investment analyst and do not know what to expect from the
basic finance and other problem solving exam that I need to take as a requirement of the interview process.
It also includes some basic Excel problems, but I don’t to what extent..
Can anyone give some possible suggestions? Continue reading
Curious if anybody has thoughts on how to get into Emerging Markets investing. The definition of “emerging markets” can vary, sometimes including frontier markets, etc, but we’re talking about the BRICs, Vietnam, Thailand, etc… Continue reading
Yes, I’ve been that idiot. I was putting off registering due to looming job offers but went to bite the bullet today and realised I’d been retarded. I’m fuming.
Has anyone experience in registering past the deadline? i know, it defeats the object of a deadline, but i’m willing to try anything now.
Many thanks for any suggestions. Continue reading
I’d like to get an advice from from the board members here. I’m a level 1 candidate. I’m wondering if it’s a good idea to do CFA and CMT at the same time. I trade options very often and sometimes scalp eminis and forex on my account. Got my bachelor’s degree back in 2006 in information system and started a business (non-finance related) right after graduation. Basically, I have no work experience in finance field except for managing my own account. I’d be willing to go back to school for MBA (if i can get into a good school or if not will do MSF). Continue reading
I have the following question:
Annualized Return: 6.5%
Annualized Standard Deviation: 10%
Then, what will be the +/- 2 standard deviation range of performance?
What will be the range of the holding period is 5 years?
Any tips will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Shams. Continue reading
If I’m a stockbroker at Scottrade, does this count as qualified work experience towards my charter? I’m concerned because Scottrade is a discount broker as opposed to a full service broker and clients are mainly self directed. Has anyone here worked at a discount broker, and did it count towards your 4 years of qualified work experience?
This same question has been asked a couple times before, with the response being “probably”, but there was never a definitive answer. Continue reading