Trading Assistant Interview Questions

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Sep 8, 2013

Interview Question for Trading Assistant at Chopper Trading:

“logic puzzles, predicting patterns”


Jul 10, 2013

Interview Question for Trading Assistant at NISA Investment Advisors:

“Interview overall was very easy, few tough questions were:
What is duration?
What has a longer duration a 5% or a 10% coupon
... these are asked out of nowhere to catch you off guard.”


Jun 12, 2013

Interview Question for Anonymous at Susquehanna International Group, LLP:

“No very difficult questions. They ask if you will be available 50-60 hours a week, sometimes until 11 on Friday nights. Maybe just want to see how you respond.”


Mar 28, 2013

Interview Question for Anonymous at Apex Capital Holdings:

“1) Give me 3 bullet points on why you would be a successful trader

2) Tell me everything that has happened in the markets in the past 2 weeks (you have 30-90 seconds)

3) How many oranges are…”


Feb 17, 2013

Interview Question for Anonymous at Chimera Securities:

“Nothing really unexpected and there was no brain teaser questions.”


Nov 26, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at BlackRock:

“Nothing was very difficult, but know about current market trends.”


Nov 25, 2012

Interview Question for Trading Assistant at Chopper Trading:

“math teasers of various kinds”


Jun 21, 2012

Interview Question for Trading Assistant at Chicago Trading Company:

“What are the chances of being dealt 2 of the same card in holdem?”


Jun 21, 2012

Interview Question for Trading Assistant at Chicago Trading Company:

“what is 1/16th in decimals?”


Jun 12, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at TransMarket Group LLC:

“Calculate the eigen value of a 2*2 matrix”