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Junior Traders communicate with stock brokers, place buy and sell orders, and trade stocks on electronic networks. Example resumes of Junior Traders exhibit such skills as working with portfolio managers and brokers to provide trade executions for funds across various asset classes, including equities, convertible bonds, mandatory preferreds, ETFs, futures, and programs; and analyzing stock-specific, microeconomic and macroeconomic data and communicating to portfolio managers to assist in the maintenance of portfolios. Junior Traders' resumes should show, at a minimum, a bachelor's degree is a field like finance or business.

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Junior Trader

Cultivated client relationships, helping to grow the desk from 5 hedge funds to 20+, more than doubling market share to 30%

  • Achieved 60% success rate on negotiated deals and generated annual profit of $3 million
  • Selected to represent the branch on global weekly calls with all emerging-markets traders, managers, and analysts
  • Increased the desk's bond-market ranking from 5th to 1st place among foreign banks in Israel by improving the streaming of price quotes to the bond market throughout the day, by showing better prices to the market, and by trading in larger volumes
  • Oversaw 5 platforms to automate manual processes, including the generation of pricing algorithms, real-time risk analysis, and profitability reports, resulting in better understanding of positions and risks, and improving pricing efficiency by 80%
  • Closed two new strategic accounts, facilitating meetings with senior bankers and negotiating legal and technical documents
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Finance
MBA
Master of Business Administration
2

Junior Trader

Managed small account trades on a daily average of $500K

  • Projected daily cash flow
  • Contributed 5% growth in market share by increasing FX trading with small and medium sized corporations
  • Effectively designed innovative process to improve trade confirmation to clients, generating an increase of nearly 10% in daily trades of the FX Desk
  • Supervised back office analyst responsible for obtaining data from correspondent bank treasuries
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Accounting
MA
Finance
MA
Finance
3

Junior Trader

Successfully managed markets in over 90 NASDAQ securities for a top 5 trader in the firm

  • Facilitated orders for more than 1,000 institutional and Broker Dealer accounts
  • Executed trades on multiple platforms (LAVA, ARCA, INET, BRUT) while ensuring best execution for all
  • Managed daily account balancing and reconciliation activities
  • Communicated with operations group to resolve trade discrepancies and settlement issues
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Marketing And Finance
4

Assistant Vice President - Equity Finance Junior Trader

Lent excess firm inventory to assist with daily billion dollar funding requirements and adjusted rebates rates to the FED overnight rate to reduce costs.

  • Verified firm deficits and borrowed for all daily needs and reborrowed positions to maximize rebate income.
  • Projected daily funding requirements for $6 billion trading book.
  • Reduced overnight contract compare breaks by 15% by reviewing same day compare report.
  • Reduced international trading costs by 75% by performing a cost analysis and switching to more automated clearing agents.
  • Designed balancing and reconciliation spreadsheets for all daily and/or monthly items with built in macros which reduce balancing time by a nearly 25%.
  • Managed special projects for the area: DTC and change of back office system which reduced trade clearing costs by 30%.
  • Supervised both Domestic and International Equity Financing Departments in all daily and /or monthly requirements including writing performance reviews and training goals for a staff of four.
  • Assisted in creating a new policy and procedure manual for the entire division to ensure compliance with industry practices when audited by various government and industry regulators.
  • Wrote and implemented procedures for all critical daily functions including creating daily check lists which reduced group's suspense items by 90%.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Economics And International Business
MA
Finance / Investment Management
5

Fixed Income Derivatives Junior Trader

Provided liquidity by making markets for Fortune 1000 clients via OTC derivatives on notionals from 10MM-1B/trade

  • Advised clients on using USD IRS Swaps, CCY Swaps, & U.S. Treasury Locks to mitigate interest rate risk
  • Supported senior traders with pricing and timely execution for all fixed income products and appropriate hedges
  • Managed risk in swap portfolios via trading short term Swaps, Fras, Eurodollar futures, US Treasuries
  • Analyzed senior trader's implied vs actual PL and resolved differences with Market Risk Group to ensure minimal noise
  • Maintained constant dialogue with various swap brokers and interbank dealers to stay in tune with market flows
  • Established close relationships with marketing sales teams to prepare effectively for pricing corporate customers
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
6

Junior Trader/analyst

Managed a Real-Time Desk of 8 employees with P&L responsibility for a $20MM/year Full Requirements Load transaction

  • Developed cash month strategies to optimize profits based on market fundamentals of weather, transmission and generation stack.
  • Developed Real Time training program for new personnel
  • Assisted Cash and Forward traders in seeking out market opportunities thru market information and fundamental analysis
  • Spearheaded development of risk/scheduling programs and tolling/ load models
  • Heavily involved with the growth of the structured transaction business including the drafting and implementation of a physical Full Requirements load deal in the Mid-Continent, including 7 months imbedded in the utilities control room
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Business Administration, Marketing, Economics
7

Junior Trader

Managed relationships between fund and 12 bank counterparties daily

  • Executed over $50 million in daily trade volume through multiple platforms such as Hotspot FX
  • Indentified market opportunities to monitor risk in six currency pairs and three futures instruments for $200 million quantitative hedge fund
  • Collaborated with team to increase daily P&L through execution and discretionary trades
  • Communicated trade strategy and key information between day shift and overnight desk
  • Trained and managed two assistants for administrative and trading roles
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Management
MA
Specializations
8

Junior Trader Municipal Bond Desk

Dealt with the proprietary desk of [company name].

  • Developed a significant client base and increased volume by 30%.
  • Improved execution by a better selection of brokers.
  • Promoted to Vice-President and start the Matif Exchange operation in Paris, France from the ground up.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Economics
Financial Markets And Regulations / Continuing Studies
9

Junior Trader

Traded commodities (gas oil, corn, wheat, soy beans) and financial products (2/5/10/30 year US Treasuries, Euribor). Managed risk by limiting positions and spread trading. Communicated with traders to align strategies and goals. Performed technical and quantitative analysis to identify changing market trends and factors that impact risk. Collaborated with risk managers to understand market data and manage positions. Partnered with senior traders to evaluate new products. Set up charts and spreads for traders. Generated daily reports on P&L.

  • Executed trades on CBOT, CME, ICE, BTec, and LIFFE exchanges.
  • Worked independently during night shifts to analyze data and trade.
  • Developed skills using technology for analysis and reporting.
  • Designed and implemented multiple trading algorithms for financial products.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Economics
10

Junior Trader

  • Executed quantitative, event driven, and macro trading strategies of $1.2 billion portfolios focused on US, European, Asian and Canadian equity and index futures market
  • Managed, developed and maintained over 12 domestic and international broker relationships
  • Advised portfolio manager within merger arbitrage, long/short, market neutral, and event driven strategies in direct liaison with completed analysis projects
  • Researched and back-tested industry and sector specific groups for inclusion into equity universe
  • Conducted thorough analysis on international macro or industry specific trends and their market implications resulting in strategy refinements
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business / Economics

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