# Brokerage Services interview questions

www.northwesternmutual.com  /  HQ: Milwaukee, WI

1,065 Interviews

2.4 Easy

www.edwardjones.com  /  HQ: Saint Louis, MO

366 Interviews

3.2 Average

www.baml.com  /  HQ: Charlotte, NC

362 Interviews

2.7 Average

## Interview Questions

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### Financial Advisor Trainee at Merrill Lynch

Jun 10, 2010
 “If given X area square footage and X length of the room, what is the room's perimeter?”

### Summer Intern at Five Rings Capital

Apr 25, 2012
 “• Is 1027 a prime number? • How would you write an algorithm that identifies prime numbers? • 2 blue and 2 red balls, in a box, no replacing. Guess the color of the ball, you receive a dollar if...”

### Assistant Trader at Five Rings Capital

Jan 27, 2011
 “You are standing beside a road watching cars pass by. The probability that you see a car pass by in 1 minute is 1/4. What is the probability that you see a car pass by in 30 seconds?”

### Equity Trader at Chimera Securities

Jun 7, 2010
 “If you have 9 marbles and one is heavier than the other 8. How can you use only a balance beam to figure out which is the heavy one if you can only use it twice.”

### Junior Trader at TransMarket Group LLC

Sep 19, 2012
 ““Given the numbers 1 to 1000, what is the minimum numbers guesses needed to find a specific number if you are given the hint "higher" or "lower" for each guess you make.””

May 7, 2010
 “what's angle do the hands of a clock make at 1:20?”

Dec 28, 2009
 “One thousand 1x1x1 cubes in a 10x10x10 cube. Outside spray painted. How many have no paint.\?”

Sep 28, 2010
 “What is 29^2?”