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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at SMB Capital full-time

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Friendly group to work with, like to enjoy the night life together, helpful in training. Partners made butttloads in 90's tech bubble and '08, so making money isn't an issue.

Cons

It's all about the money. If you can't make it and you lose your account, you're done. Very intimidating fact if you having a hard time.

Advice to Management

Support your traders more or get rid of them. The prop business is fading away and you know it, that's why you're moving to become a training facility.

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    Former Employee - Equity Trader in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Equity Trader in New York, NY

    I worked at SMB Capital

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Made some great friends. It was a great place to learn how the markets work. A good introduction to equity trading.

    Cons

    Not a place where management treats its employees fairly. Trading strategy does not work either. They need a new edge besides reading the tape.

    Advice to Management

    treat traders fairly. Develop new strategies because reading the tape is outdated and doesnt work. to many tricks with the programs.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Tough job, this place makes it a little tougher

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    Current Employee - Equity Trader in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Equity Trader in New York, NY

    I have been working at SMB Capital

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Gives you a chance to trade the markets with firm capital Partners want you to succeed Nice people that work there a lot of freedom in what you do with your time

    Cons

    Lack of experienced traders trade a style with high transaction costs, and limited profit potential tight risk limits, and limited buying power confusing payout structure completely commission based pay

    Advice to Management

    need to modernize your approach to trading


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