When I sent out an announcement a few months ago asking for questions about sales & trading, I didn’t quite expect the response we got.
That one simple email generated 500+ questions, many of which were detailed and intelligent, and therefore way above my pay grade.
To solve that problem, I brought in an associate editor who’s written several great articles on S&T in the past, including one on the equity trading floor and another on a day in the life of an options trader.
He has trading experience on both the sell-side (bulge bracket bank) and the buy-side (hedge fund), and he also managed to write the best S&T interview guide I’ve seen, plus a great guide for S&T internship prep at salesandtradingcareers.com.
We sat down to discuss the most interesting S&T-related questions first – in other words, the ones about salaries and bonuses.
Here’s what happened: