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Physics Careers Seminar: "Quant on the (Wacker) Street"

Event Type
Department of Physics
204 Loomis (Interaction Room)
Feb 8, 2019   11:00 am  
Dr. Chi Xue, Quantitative Researcher, Sunrise Futures, LLC
Lance Cooper

Abstract: For students who are curious about the financial market in general, I will give a brief introduction to the market and some financial instruments. For physicists who consider job opportunities in the financial sector, I will share what it’s like to work at a prop trading boutique like Sunrise Futures. For new graduates who are looking for jobs, I will cover the job hunting process and some tips.

Bio: Chi was a graduate student of Professor Nigel Goldenfeld. Her research was on dynamics in multi-scale biological systems, including stochastic interaction of genomic elements, biodiversity in ecosystems and species-environment interaction in evolution. She graduated in May 2018 and now works as a quantitative researcher at Sunrise Futures. Her job focuses on looking for trading patterns and signals by analyzing market data.

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