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An Equity Trader undertakes transactions dealing with stocks in publicly traded companies that are listed on a stock exchange. Skills commonly listed on an Equity Trader's resume include developing spreadsheets for tracking trading results and managing profit and loss, as well as knowledge of equities, derivatives, futures, and forex financial markets. In addition to an undergraduate degree in mathematics, computer science, finance, or economics, a sample Equity Trader resume should also include a minimum of three years of experience in a trading position.

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Proprietary Equity Trader

Managed long & short equity trading portfolios starting with $25k and increasing to $200k

  • Utilized technical and fundamental analysis to establish trading positions that grossed profits up to $9k per month
  • Analyzed multiple strategic risk assessment strategies to maximize portfolio performance and minimize downside exposure
  • Assisted in the development of a parity trading strategy that generated over $100k to the fund's bottom line
  • Ranked consistently nationwide as the top trader in monthly profits among thirty new hires
  • Selected as one of five traders to mentor five new hires trading a market specific parity strategy
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Economics
2

Equity Trader

Opened a trading platform of NASDAQ 100 stocks for an equity market making firm. Acquired and sold shares of stocks for the firm’s institutional customers.

  • Served as a Member of Distressed Equity Team that evaluated the profit potential of trading stock of companies in bankruptcy.
  • Conducted financial and technical analysis to determine lucrative trading situations, increasing profitability 8%.
  • Generated revenues of $1.5 million in adverse market conditions.
  • Acknowledged as a top quartile producer of revenues.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Business Administration
3

Equity Trader

Performed buy-side equity trading for the firm's various funds with assets totaling over $20 billion.

  • Collaborated with Research Analysts, Portfolio Managers and fellow Traders to determine potential strategies that improved stock selection to achieve best execution.
  • Prepared reports for clients and executive committees on commissions paid to brokers that included the maintenance and the reconciliation of Client Directed and Soft Dollar Commission Recapture programs.
  • Trained and supervised Back Office personnel to ensure timely and accurate trade reconcilement and settlement.
  • Integral part of a team that designed, tested and implemented the trading desk's Order Management System (Charles River).
  • Member of the Soft Dollar Committee.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
4

Equity Trader

Co-founded company and opened trading desk operation eventually acquired by E*Trade

  • Primarily traded NASDAQ equities in retail account with buying power in excess of $5MM
  • Oversaw client relationships and served as senior consultant for mitigating high-risk positions
  • Specialized in the research and trading of technology sector including: semiconductors, internet, wireless and telecom, software, biotech and several information technology services
  • Cultivated relationships with hedge fund contacts and maintained client base to exceed sales goals of proprietary trading software
  • Grew initial investment of $35K to over $2.5MM from 1999 to 2004 through various trading strategies
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Commerce
5

Equity Trader

Studied price action, sentiment and market research to assess primary trends of the markets

  • Managed and maximized up to $1 million daily, with a focus on momentum trading
  • Trained new hires through monthly classes and seminars; mentored 2 traders before trading remotely
  • Grossed a monthly average of $20,000-$40,000 through various trading methods
  • Maintained an impeccable record of compliance by keeping abreast ongoing changes in regulatory requirements
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Economics
6

Equity Trader

Responsible for trading and making markets in all Asian ADR's and GDR's.

  • Managed risk for a global proprietary trading book using firm's capital to maximize profits based on ADR arbitrage.
  • Global book generated $12 million in 00, $5 million in 01, $3 million in 02 and $8 million in 03.
  • Provided back up support for Mining and Eastern European trading books.
  • Extensive dialogue with London and Asian counterparts on relevant news as well as flow in the local markets.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Economics
MA
Finance
7

Vice President- Senior NASDAQ Equity Trader/market Maker

Trader and market maker of 50 NASDAQ Mid and Large Cap stocks, used firm's capital to make and maintain markets for institutional clients

  • Consistently a top producer in commissions ranging $4,000,000-6,000,000 annually
  • Maintained and assisted in managing relations with institutional clients
  • Trained newly hired assistant traders and back office associates
  • Sectors traded: Semi cap equipment, Semi-conductors and Telecom
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Sports Administration
MA
Education
History
8

Equity Trader

Directly responsible for trading large cap equities for a firm with over $6 Billion in assets

  • Assisted in maintaining and trading accounts for the firm's institutional, retail and WRAP clients
  • Traded client accounts using multiple trading platforms including APL, UMA's, and web-based programs
  • Primary responsibility for daily maintenance of model portfolio system and deployment of new cashflows
  • Analyzed and compiled major corporate news, earnings, economic data, and all relevant Street research in the daily Morning Note distributed to the portfolio managers prior to the market open
  • Provided market, stock and trading feedback to portfolio managers, keeping them abreast of all ongoing working orders
  • Assisted in maintaining and tracking progress of firm's research and soft dollar budgets
  • Developed and maintained relationships with sales traders and research sales teams
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Economics And Political Science
9

Equity Trader

Responsible for more than10,000 large-cap wrap accounts on internal and external APL systems

  • Processed daily trades for deposits, withdrawals, tax losses, and new accounts
  • Organized block trade information on Security APL for our institutional desk
  • Promoted from new account / operations manager to equity trader after one year
  • Supervised 5 new account associates
  • Helped oversee all aspects of training for members of new account / operations team
  • Processed openings and closings of large-cap, balanced, and small-cap wrap accounts
  • Identified problems, diagnosed causes, and determined corrective actions
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
10

Senior Institutional Equity Trader - Equity Capital Markets

St. Petersburg, FL 1993 - 2009
Institutional full-service brokerage firm, offering research. Investment banking, and asset management worldwide with $3.2 Billion in revenue and 5,000+ brokers, 8,000+ employees, and 2,200+ offices.

Senior Institutional Equity Trader - Equity Capital Markets
Lead Market Maker oversaw trades, managed risk and ensured equity market compliance; reporting directly to the executive managing director in NYC. Entrusted with autonomy to oversee and manage the institutional block trading desk in St. Petersburg, FL.

  • Reviewed and analyzed reports and other trading data to ensure compliance with FINRA and SEC rules and regulations.
  • Evaluated and evolved compliance programs and business structure on the principle trading desk. Oversaw the weekly trading desk compliance meeting.
  • Provided detailed daily account needs; market making, market analysis, research; aligned client objectives with custom-tailored market compliant strategies for value-based solutions.
  • Guided, coached and mentored both sales and position traders to minimize real time compliance risk to the firm.
  • Enhanced trusted relationships with key corporate clients, CFOs, Treasury Officers, Company Investor Relations Directors and representatives, to allow [company name] to become their banker and trader of choice for company stocks within RJF's Equity Capital Markets research universe.
  • Rapidly promoted multiple times within 16 year career with firm.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
BS
Finance

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