I went into talk to Title Trading and Swifttrade about starting there, this has always been a huge interest of mine and i am at a time in my life where it probably makes the most sense to try trading, anyone know much about these firms, I was much much more impressed by Title Trading - Does this look good on a resume? Obviously performance is huge, is this how a lot of traders at the big firms get started or is there a better way? I asked this question a little while back for a friend and got a few helpful responses but am now considering it for myself, Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated
I saw a thread about a week ago where someone was talking about Title.
Can this Swifttrade thing be done part time? Looks pretty cool - is it only in Toronto or NYC now as well?
This may also seem a weird question but are there any girl traders?
jeks Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > This may also seem a weird question but are there > any girl traders? There are but very few. It’s definitely one of the more male dominated industries. Most women are probably turned off by the high testosterone driven atmosphere.
Be careful, If I remember correctly I think Swifttrade has a lot of problems with regulators and sketchy individuals in management.
You have to have quick reaction time and generally stick to a set of personal trading rules to be successful. They say if you’re good at video games and poker, you may be good at trading… So I’d say the number of female poker players and gamers share a similar representation in trading. Where I worked, there were 3/18 and they all were horrible.
Yeah, stick with Title. The hurdle is much smaller every month and Title wasn’t founded by a man who used to sell homosexual pornography, unlike Swifttrade.
That’s an interesting fact…does Title still have the monthly fees to pay for your seat and such?
That’s an interesting fact…does Title still have the monthly fees to pay for your seat and such? How long do people usually last at these type of stints?
I think the fee is about 125/month, but you don’t pay for the first few months, im guessing that people get out pretty quick, but they do say that you shouldn’t expect to make much or any in the beginning couple of months, not something to try if you need to put food on the table right now, but seems very interesting if you are ok with not making any money for a bit, i still haven’t seen a response to if this leads to other jobs or even counts for anything on a resume?, any ideas?
I’m guessing it counts as experience for the CFA charter. It will lead to other trading jobs if you have a profitable, consistent track record.