I never knew what I wanted to be when I grew up (still don’t!), so I took the LSATs, went to law school and became an attorney. I quickly realized I would have been a great lawyer if it wasn’t for all that darned fine print!
Measure, report on market risk (credit spread, interest rate and equity risks) and liquidity risk exposures from Fixed Income portfolio (US Corporates, Emerging Markets) and Equity Trading portfolio. Sensitivity measures (DVO1, CRO1, Greeks), methodologies (VaR, stress-testing, back-testing, liquidity risk indicators) and P&L explained. Daily interaction with trading desk and HQ. Prepare daily and periodic risk reports. Leverage big data. Incident reporting and Risk Control Self-Assessments. Monitoring, reporting safety rules, daily consideration limits, and pre-settlement risk exposures. Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or Mathematics required. CFA or FRM preferred. Minimum 3-5 years Fixed Income or Equities with a focus on Emerging Markets and Asia. Excel and VBA required; SQL Server preferred. Series 7 a plus. Base salary between $120-140k. Dave Reitman, DLR Associates (914) 693-9165. firstname.lastname@example.org
As the Jefferson Airplane once wisely said: “Life is change.” Something disturbing happened to me last week. My lovely wife Donna and I booked a flight from San Francisco to New York to visit family and friends. We were scheduled to arrive at Newark Airport on a Tuesday evening. Not wanting to drive into Manhattan during rush-hour, we thought…
THE THREE Ps: HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS (OR ANYTHING) WITHOUT REALLY TRYING- PREPARE PROPERLY and PAY ATTENTION!
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Cold calls. We hate makin’ em. We hate gettin’ em. And yet they make the world go round. Modern technology has enabled the rise of the robocall. “Spoofing,” or stealing a phone number to make you think you are receiving a call from a known entity, is becoming more and more prevalent. Add this to…
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