Archives: Courses

Asset Pricing

If you are interested in a career in asset management, you need to understand the mechanics of asset pricing. Asset pricing is one of the main pillars of financial economics. Investors generally hold long term positions (which is different compared to high frequency trading), in which they long to maximise […]

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Linear Algebra

Candidates for a quant position need to possess a large skill set. The Linear Algebra course helps you to briefly recap the linear algebra topics from university. This branche of mathematics proves to be a very powerful tool for structuring and processing a large amount of data. Therefore, it is […]

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Market Making

Market making is an essential part of the interview for a lot of trading companies. The interviewer can test the applicant’s intuition, stress-resistance, sharpness, short-term memory and the applicant’s ability to draw conclusions from information. This course will first explain how market making works by getting into the background information, […]

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Derivatives and Option Theory

Trading companies are nowadays more interested in students with a technical background than ever before. The companies know that these students do not have a financial background, however, most of them expect you to have a general – and sometimes in depth – knowledge of the general types of derivatives […]

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Probability and Statistics Theory

Trading interviews contain a lot of probability questions. Therefore, it is good to have a solid understanding of the basic (and advanced) concepts. This course contains elaboration on the concepts of probability and statistics that you need to master. Next, you can exercise with qualitative questions that are known to […]

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Sequences

When you successfully passed your mental arithmetics test, most often the sequences are the second stage. Without preparation, these sequences might overwhelm you. Exercise is key, because after a while you start to recognize all kind of sequences very quickly. Example quizzes Example Quiz – Easy Sequences Example Quiz – […]

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Brain Teasers

Brain teasers are an important part of the trading interviews. There is almost no trading firm that won’t ask you to solve a brain teaser. Your approach and behaviour during solving might become more important than the actual answer itself.  What is important during the interview? Ask enough questions, listen […]

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Mental Arithmetic

Traders are quick if it comes down to mental arithmetic. Even though the trading scene is transforming into a more algorithmic environment, the vast majority of traders still have to make quick decisions behind their desk. Therefore, the first round of interviews usually contains a mental arithmetic test. To a […]

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