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Chicago, IL
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
Brokerage Services
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Founded in 1980 as Aardvark Financial, TransMarket Group (“TMG”) is a privately held global markets proprietary trading firm. We trade successfully by using the unique talents we have been blessed with. We use next generation technology to capture ... Read more

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    Really intelligent people, cool culture, free breakfast, lunch, and dinner, free cereal and soda,


    There aren't really any cons.

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TransMarket Group Interviews



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    Junior Trader Interview

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    I applied through other source. I interviewed at TransMarket Group.


    A senior trader at Transmarket reached out to me via LinkedIn to schedule an interview. The firm seems to have a unique culture. It was described to me as being a cross between an IBank and a Tech firm, reach really just means the are trying to create a Google-like collaborative and fun environment by putting a ping pong table in their office and taking their employees on ski trips.

    Interview process is pretty absurd. They ask you to read a textbook on derivatives and spend 10 hours studying.... Seems a little excessive given they are only one of many firms I was interviewing with at the time.

    Interview Questions

    • First round was a brainteaser/statistics/probability round.

      First question: you have two fair dice, the sum of which is equal to the value of a security. You have a call option on this security with a strike price of 7. If you are two roll each die once to give you the security value, what are you willing to pay for this call option?

      Second Question: You have two coins, one fair coin and one with heads on both sides. You randomly choose one of the coins and flip it twice. The results are heads and heads. What is the probability that the coin you flipped is a fair coin.

      Third Question: You have a spherical balloon that is deflating at a rate such that the radius is decreasing at a constant rate of 4cm/min. At what rate is the balloon deflating when the radius is .25cm.

      Fourth Question: You have a circle with a radius of one. What is the probability that two randomly chosen points connected by a chord have a length greater than 1?

      Second Round was all fit. Seems like a pretty unique firm in terms of culture (ski trips, paintball, golf, etc.). The first two guys I interviewed with seemed pretty cool, but the guy from the third round seemed like a hardo.

      Third Round: They ask you to spend 10 hours reading Hull's textbook on options and futures, which is just about enough time to learn the very basics of options and futures if you have no background. I interviewed with a French guy with a very heavy accent, making it real difficult to comprehend anything coming out of his mouth.

      First Question: You have a revolver with six chamber slots, and you load two bullets next to each other. You fire the gun once and it's not the bullet. You have the option to either re-spin the chamber, or fire again. Which gives you the higher probability.

      Second Question: Call option at the money with strike of 100. What is a rough value for the price of the this option. What is the delta of this option?   5 Answers
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