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Does pricing quant still have bright future?

With regulators tightening the tether, tradings are shrinking and exotic products are fading out, or as my quant friends told me so. By the lag of education to the market, more MFE graduates are ...
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What is the role of Credit Valuation Adjustment (CVA) desks in investment banks?

What does a CVA (Credit Valuation Adjustment) desk do, and how are its activities different from other trading desks? Can you work as a quant for a CVA desk and consider your role "front office"?
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Issues when considering a quantitative trading/finance firm

I have an upcoming quantitative trading interview (prop desk at a large bank), and I would like to have some good questions to ask about the group. However, I am changing fields from academia and I do ...
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How to develop journeymanship and mastery in the field Quantitative Finance?

I've read the FAQ and I know that this question may be considered off-topic by the standards set forth but I think a topic such as this is a valid exception. Questions like this one have been ...
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What is “Flow Interest Rates”?

Looking at quant roles I keep seeing 'Flow Interest Rates' or 'Interest Rate Flow' - what does this refer to?
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signal processing + finance? [closed]

I am a postgrad student doing a master in Signal Processing and I have graduated from an engineering school I was wondering if there are any jobs in finance that are opened to people having this kind ...
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What are the best master programmes for someone interested in a career in quantitative finance? [closed]

Any recommendations on the best schools and overall education choices for quantitative finance?