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I roll a die. If I roll a 1, I give you $1. If I roll a 2, I give you $2, and so on. Make me a market on this game, and explain why.

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I didn't process it as an expected value question at first (embarrassingly enough), but the EV of the game is (1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6)/6, or 21/6, or 7/2. So the market should be made tight since it's easily calculable-- 3.49/3.51

what is the square root of 64,000?

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How do you hedge interest rate risk?

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behavioral. imagine a situation blah blah blah

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Which would you choose to invest in...Ford or GM?

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This wasn't difficult, but it's the only specific question I can remember. You're playing basketball and you're down by 2. You know you can hit a 2-pointer to tie the game with 28% probability, and then go on to win the game in overtime with 50% probability. Alternatively, you know you can hit a 3-pointer and win with 15% probability. Which do you take?

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What is BofA currently trading at?

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What's the population of Nanjing( a Chinese city)

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Take me though the last year in the markets. US, Europe, Asia, South America

Tell me something you've been paying attention to about the market Tell me about an article you've read recently Walk me through your resume