I’ve made 20% ROI in 6 months and lost it all in a single month. Then I lost 30% in 10 trades the following month. I’ve earned and lost thousands of dollars, almost blew up my entire account twice, got dozens of margin calls, tried multiple Machine Learning techniques, traded multiple markets, time-frames and instruments. I’ve made any possible mistake, but somehow I survived and learned a lot.

After 4 years in the Software Engineering industry, I realized my path was too predictable. I would always deal with Data Science related projects. Working in a small company, enterprise and a…

Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York

After my story about messing up and loosing bucks, I gave up day trading for a living and started looking for a job in the industry. The process took me approximately two months, more than 20 interviews (on site and phone calls) across more than 10 companies. Some of them didn’t reply, some of them interviewed me and one of them gave me a shot. This story enlightens the industry, process and routine surrounding passionate candidates seeking for a job in the field. It took me a year (+-) to write this story, but the principals remain the same. …

Andrew Kreimer

Traveling Trader

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