Trade Assistant Interview Questions

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Jun 12, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at TransMarket Group LLC:

“Given a covariance matrix, how to get the corresponding correlation matrix.”


Jun 12, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at TransMarket Group LLC:

“What the probability of getting 2 consecutive heads in a total of N tosses (I found this one pretty hard and I didn't figure out the right answer at the time.)”


Mar 6, 2012

Interview Question for Trading Assistant at Chopper Trading:

“What are odds of getting EXACTLY two (2) heads if you flip a fair coin 10 times?”


Mar 6, 2012

Interview Question for Trading Assistant at Chopper Trading:

“How to time 9 minutes from two 6-min burning wicks? pretty classic stuff”


Feb 20, 2012

Interview Question for Trading Assistant at Chicago Trading Company:

“Roll a fair dice, if it's a prime number, you pay me that number times $100, if it's not a prime number, I pay you that number times $100. Consider 1 as a prime number. How much willing to pay to…”


Oct 6, 2011

Interview Question for Anonymous at Northern California World Trade Center:

“What interests you about international trade?”


Sep 3, 2011

Interview Question for Anonymous at PPM America:

“Why trading?”


Aug 21, 2011

Interview Question for Anonymous at Toro Capital:

“What is 9*25?”


Aug 21, 2011

Interview Question for Anonymous at Toro Capital:

“Would you take 10 to 1 odds that a coin will land on heads 4 times in a row?”


Apr 9, 2011

Interview Question for Anonymous at BlackEdge:

“It's 6:15 what's the angle between the small and the big hand on a clock.”