FEC Info Session sp15 - Financial Engineering Club at Illinois

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Financial Engineering
Club
Spring 2015 – Info Session
Executive Board
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Ben Cheslow
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Sammy Chopra
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Paul Jensen
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Matt Kearney
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Spencer Ni
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Greg Pastorek
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Ethan Perbohner
• Rohit Saharoy
• Michael Tornaritis
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Hui Wang
Thibaut Xiong
Nicole Yang
Paul Zhang
What are we about?
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We prepare students for careers in quantitative finance.
 Traders
 Quants
 Software
Developers
What are we about?
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Trading Competitions
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Finance training
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Corporate Tech Talks
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Poker Tournaments
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Interview Preparation
Trading Competitions
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UChicago Midwest Algo-Trading Competition
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Internal Competitions
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Rotman Options Trading Competition
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Monthly Quantopian Competition
Lectures and Workshops
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Lessons in finance and trading
 Impress recruiters with your knowledge of markets!
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Workshops using trading software
 Rotman
 FEC Trader (in-progress)
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Lecture slides are online from last semester
 Trading basics
 Options
 Algorithmic Trading
Career Resources
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Interview Preparation
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Technical interview question workshops
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Online Question Database
Course Wiki
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Information on recommended courses to prepare you for your
career
Job Postings
Social
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Poker Tournaments
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…and more!
Plus Membership
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Optional
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$10 per semester
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Get access to:
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Our storage of tick data
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Unlimited Access to interview question database
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Exclusive poker tournament
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Due March 1st
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Bring cash or check made out to Financial Engineering Club at UIUC to
any event
Upcoming Events
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Rotman Options Tutorial (sign up – http://fec.ec.Illinois.edu/calendar)
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Tuesday, Feb. 17th – 8:00pm-9:00pm
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1029C BIF
Algorithmic Trading Workshop
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Wednesday, Feb. 18th – 7:00pm-8:00pm
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106B1 Engineering Hall
Interview Question Workshop
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Wednesday, Feb. 25th – 7:00pm-8:00pm
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Location TBD
Automated Trading with Mathematica
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Wednesday, March 4th – 7:00pm-8:00pm
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165 Everitt
Thank You!
 Website: http://www.fec.ec.Illinois.edu/
 Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/676291532479836
 Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/UIUCFEC
 LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/financialengineeringclub
 Email: [email protected]
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