Prop trading vs hf

Albertsons rvUd7211
May 5 10 Comments

Which pays more faster, assuming you are competent?

I am guessing trading because you have more control early on.

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  • Amazon Valon
    Whichever one you make more profits for
    May 5 3
    • Albertsons rvUd7211
      OP
      Does trading give you more opportunity to make profit early on?
      May 5
    • Amazon Valon
      Depends on how much capital they let you start off with.
      May 5
    • Albertsons rvUd7211
      OP
      If the analyst is making 70k you'd probably be better off investing the minimum $10k or whatever in a prop firm I think.
      May 5
  • Google snidely
    Prop trading just means you're trading proprietary capital. A fund takes outside money. What they then do with that money may be the same or different.
    May 5 3
    • Albertsons rvUd7211
      OP
      I'm just assuming minimum investment. If they provide a larger portfolio after a year of putting in 10k it seems like the prop would make significantly more. Can hedge funds analysts trade?
      May 5
    • Google snidely
      10k? Like.. ten thousand dollars? That's a mostly negligible amount of capital. Analysts can trade but typically don't. They do research which is used by the PMs who trade.
      May 6
    • Albertsons rvUd7211
      OP
      The bucket shops claim to increase the capital you manage, so 10k becomes 1m managed after a year
      May 6
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