Monthly Archives: September 2014

Finance Professionals London Your Photos from last weekend & Invitation for this Wednesday

Finance Professionals London Your Photos from last weekend & Invitation for this Wednesday

Last Friday, we were pleased to be joined by 268 finance professionals and representatives from Blackwood Group, one of London’s leading Finance Headhunters at BFP Network’s Finance Fridays @ the Drury Club.

Find out what went down on Friday here: Pictures from Finance Fridays @The Drury Club

We have an exciting lineup this October!
Our 8th edition of St Paul’s After-Work-Drinks and Networking at Yager Bar just keeps getting better- join Bankers, Traders, Investment Professionals, Quants and Financial Innovators and make some connections in a light hearted environment!

This event is for Finance Professionals/ Financial Services Providers only. There will be table breakout areas labelled according to industry sectors with members being given coloured wristbands to help us identify each other better.

When:
Date: 1st October (Wednesday)
Time: 18.00

Where:
Venue: The Yager Bar
2 Old Change Court, Peters Hill,
St Pauls, London EC4M 8EN

Click here to sign up for the event

Any questions, you know what to do.

Yours truly,

BFP Network

Banking and Finance Professionals (BFP) Network is a community of finance professionals at any level and seeks to bring the 300,000 professionals employed in financial services in London together for finance conferences and events.

Most recently, we have organised over 30 infomational events in M&A, Sales & Trading, Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Risk Management and some informal networking events as a platform for finance professionals to network and interact in an informal environment.

We have partnered with Financial Institutions such as Citigroup, Financial Times, Bloomberg, Cantor Fitzgerald, Fitch, Doughty Hanson, London Stock Exchange, Bank Innovators Council, Master The Markets and are continuously looking to collaborate with different industry stakeholders to bring the latest news and exciting events to you.

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https://www.facebook.com/BFPLondon

Banking and Finance Professionals London (BFP London)

London, GB
5,152 Professionals

The World’s Premier Finance NetworkBFP Network was founded on the belief that working in finance is not just about a job, but a lifestyle that opens up opportunities for us i…

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NYE Masquerade Ball London

Sunday, Dec 31, 2017, 9:00 PM
22 Attending

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2 Meetup sessions this week! Login IDs for Let’s Talk Technical Analysis and a Night with the London Quant

2 Meetup sessions this week! Login IDs for Let’s Talk Technical Analysis and a Night with the London Quant
Note there are 2 seperate GotoMeeting Sessions this week so review the extact info you are looking for:

Also, both are set for 7 PM Eastern Standard which is same as NYC time.

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Let’s talk Technical Analysis in your LIVE trading in the next Pow Wow:

1. Please join my meeting, September 29, 2014 at 7:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time.

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/496071613

2. Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) – a headset is recommended. Or, call in using your telephone.

Dial +1 (408) 650-3131
Access Code: 496-071-613
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting

Meeting ID: 496-071-613

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Let’s talk Technical Analysis in your LIVE trading in the next Pow Wow

Monday, Sep 29, 2014, 7:00 PM

7 Members Went

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Let’s talk Technical Analysis in your LIVE trading in the next Pow Wow

Monday, Sep 29, 2014, 7:00 PM

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6 Researching Traders Went

Let’s talk Technical Analysis in your LIVE trading in the next Pow Wow Online Meetup via GotoMeeting set for MONDAY Sep 29 at 7PM ESTI am on a mission to understand how you use Technical Analysis when you come up with trading ideas which eventually turn into open positions. I am interested understand what combinations work for you and why you thin…

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Pow wow: A glorious and enchanted evening with the One and Only London Quant

1. Please join my meeting, October 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time.

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/349874149

2. Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) – a headset is recommended. Or, call in using your telephone.

Dial +1 (571) 317-3131
Access Code: 349-874-149
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting

Meeting ID: 349-874-149

GoToMeeting®
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Not at your computer? Click the link to join this meeting from your iPhone®, iPad®, Android® or Windows Phone® device via the GoToMeeting app.

Pow wow: A glorious and enchanted evening with the One and Only London Quant

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014, 7:00 PM

10 Members Went

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Pow wow: A glorious and enchanted evening with the One and Only London Quant

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014, 7:00 PM

GotoMeeting Webinar online
GotoMeeting Webinar online Toronto, ON

11 Researching Traders Went

For anyone who does not know this person, he is in my mind easily the most successful entrpreneur who does what we all want to do. As always, he is generous to handle technical, algo, or trading related questions. Just be prepared for his honesty which makes him who he is. Hey, for any hater, troll, critique, or whoever does not mind getting shredd…

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Considering industry view for fundamental predisposition for your profitable trading idea

Considering industry view for fundamental predisposition for your profitable trading idea

 

Take least amount of risk for most profit with the least amount of work. (sounds like an infomercial)

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The value of using news mining as a predictive tool to a “big data” mindset

On November 13th, at Quant World Canada you can actively engage with leading quants on interactive roundtables regarding everything from the value of using news mining as a predictive tool to cultivating a “big data” mindset within your organization.

Download the brochure for more information

You will be able to pick from roundtable topics including:

Using visualization tools to transform big data into bigger insights
Shirin Mojarad, Data Scientist / Senior Analytics Specialist, CIBC
Henry Hung, Senior Manager, Unsecured Lending Risk Management, CIBC

Developing a framework for risk data governance
Daniel Liu, Manager, Technology and Data Governance – Enterprise Risk Management, RBC

Leveraging machine learning and natural language processing to gain insights into the customer
Tarundeep Dhot, Senior Manager, Advanced Analytics, CIBC

Book now

If you are in the quant or financial data management sector, this is a unique opportunity to hear from the field’s foremost thought leaders and network with your quant and big data peers.

I look forward to seeing you on November 13th in Toronto.

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Eat chips,drink, complain about code,worry over Risk & argue about maths and finance

Eat chips,drink, complain about code,worry over Risk & argue about maths and finance

Hi Bryan,we’ve restarted the Random Walkers, a meetup for quants, risk managers, traders, analysts, modelers and anyone else who (mis)uses maths in finance.
We get circa 100 people in to eat chips, discuss finance, drink, network and generally have a good time.The next meetup is on Thursday 9th of October at the Counting House on Corhnill near Bank tube and more details can be found here

Dominic

Eat chips,drink, complain about code,worry over Risk & argue about maths+finance

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014, 6:00 PM

The Counting House
50 Cornhill London, GB

178 Random Walkers Went

People will be gathering from about 6 pm, but of course others have these “job” things that get in the way of eating chips and the gig goes on until closing time.We will be upstairs in the Gallery at the Counting House, looking down on people without chips.

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What metrics I use to measure my long and short trades for spread trading opportunity

What metrics  I use to measure my long and short trades for spread trading opportunity

This quick video explains it as part of my long and sort to measure who those pairs will be when trade ideas are generated. Once identified, they are added to my watchlist.

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Trading Show presents: How to utilize algos originated for nonfinancial applications

Someone from the tTrading Show in Chiacgo sent this to me. Say thanks to them. MOre details on the Chicago Trading Show. SOrry I cannot attend

http://www.terrapinn.com/conference/trading-show-chicago/index.stm

George Sokoloff, Founder and CIO of Carmot Capital, participated in last year’s Trading Show West Coast by giving a presentation titled “A new approach to tail-risk strategy; a view from Silicon Valley – utilizing algos originated for nonfinancial applications”.

George has over a decade of experience in creating and running quantitative stock selection models. He is a Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Carmot Capital LLC and a portfolio manager of Carmot Cayman Tail Risk fund, a quantitative tail risk plus equity market-neutral fund. Before founding Carmot, from 2006 through 2013 George was a Director of Quantitative Research at Bailard Inc and a portfolio manager of the Bailard Long/Short fund, a multistrategy market-neutral equity fund.

Download his presentation slides here >

Prior to joining Bailard, from 2001 through 2006 George was a quantitative research analyst at Starmine, developing quantitative stock selection models.

Find out what he had to say on:

A customer’s biggest pain
The nature of the hedge fund business
Several factors affecting the hedge fund industry
The progressive worsening of liquidity crunches
How the market sentiment is changing
What’s the worst that can happen?

George earned his MS in Applied Mathematics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1998 and a PhD in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University in 2006. He has been a CFA charterholder since 2006.

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Meetups over the next 10 days including our technical analysis Meetup Sep 29

Meetups over the next 10 days including our technical analysis Meetup Sep 29

HI there
We got 3 new Meetups starting on this Monday:

Let’s do our monthly Sep Quant-Finance Social Din Din Meetup
We talk shop, tech, and trading. I can even try top describe my latest ventures with my own stuff like the Deutsche Bank FX strategy or even this one I am starting tomorrow.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Milestone’s – North York – Empress Walk
Reservation cut off this Sunday

Let’s do our monthly Sep Quant-Finance Social Din Din Meetup

Monday, Sep 22, 2014, 7:00 PM

8 Members Went

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Let’s do our monthly Sep Quant-Finance Social Din Din Meetup

Monday, Sep 22, 2014, 7:00 PM

Milestone’s – North York – Empress Walk
5095 Yonge Street , UnitA13 Toronto, ON

3 Researching Traders Went

Let’s do our monthly Sep Quant-Finance Social Din Din MeetupWe talk shop, tech, and trading. I can even try top describe my latest ventures with my own stuff like the Deutsche Bank FX strategy or even this one I am starting tomorrow.

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Sep 23 Open Q&A Trading Pow Wow
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Oline via GotoMeeting
This is our regular pow wow events for all who want to take to be involved. I can even address the latest happenings around here at my end. Come one come all.

Sep 23 Open Q&A Trading Pow Wow

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014, 7:00 PM

10 Members Went

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Sep 23 Open Q&A Trading Pow Wow

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014, 7:00 PM

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5 Researching Traders Went

This is our regular pow wow events for all who want to take to be involved. I can even address the latest happenings around here at my end. Come one come all.

Check out this Meetup →

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Let’s talk Technical Analysis in your LIVE trading in the next Pow Wow
Monday, September 29, 2014
Let’s talk Technical Analysis in your LIVE trading in the next Pow Wow Online Meetup via GotoMeeting set for MONDAY Sep 29 at 7PM EST
Let’s talk Technical Analysis in your LIVE trading in the next Pow Wow

Monday, Sep 29, 2014, 7:00 PM

GotoMeeting Webinar online
GotoMeeting Webinar online Toronto, ON

2 Researching Traders Attending

Let’s talk Technical Analysis in your LIVE trading in the next Pow Wow Online Meetup via GotoMeeting set for MONDAY Sep 29 at 7PM ESTI am on a mission to understand how you use Technical Analysis when you come up with trading ideas which eventually turn into open positions. I am interested understand what combinations work for you and why you thin…

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I am on a mission to understand how you use Technical Analysis when you come up with trading ideas which eventually turn into open positions. I am interested understand what combinations work for you and why you think that happens. I am also interested in knowing your indicators that you use. Let’s all get together online to discuss this important topic. This will be an online hosted on Goto Meeting.

Let’s talk Technical Analysis in your LIVE trading in the next Pow Wow

Monday, Sep 29, 2014, 7:00 PM

7 Members Went

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Let’s talk Technical Analysis in your LIVE trading in the next Pow Wow

Monday, Sep 29, 2014, 7:00 PM

GotoMeeting Webinar online
GotoMeeting Webinar online Toronto, ON

6 Researching Traders Went

Let’s talk Technical Analysis in your LIVE trading in the next Pow Wow Online Meetup via GotoMeeting set for MONDAY Sep 29 at 7PM ESTI am on a mission to understand how you use Technical Analysis when you come up with trading ideas which eventually turn into open positions. I am interested understand what combinations work for you and why you thin…

Check out this Meetup →

**All Meetups start at 7 PM Eastern Standard time
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