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Brain Teasers o What is the sum of the numbers between 1 and 50?

Brain Teasers o What is the sum of the numbers between 1 and 50? o What is the expected value of a die?

Answers o 1275: 25 pairs of numbers that each sum to 51 (50+1, 49+2,

Answers o 1275: 25 pairs of numbers that each sum to 51 (50+1, 49+2, 48+3…) o 3. 5 (1/6 + 2/6 + 3/6 + 4/6 + 5/6 + 6/6)

Quantitative Finance Society Kick-Off Meeting Spring 2012 3

Quantitative Finance Society Kick-Off Meeting Spring 2012 3

Who We Are o Officially part of the Inter-Club Council n Open to all

Who We Are o Officially part of the Inter-Club Council n Open to all NYU and Stern students o Focus on Finance, Comp Sci, Math & the Markets n equity markets, commodities, futures, options, currencies, economic indicators, etc. o NASDAQ sponsored o Website Up-to-Date! n www. qfsnyu. com n See for previous presentations, etc.

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The Board o E-Board n President: Haroon Ismail n Internal Vice President: Gabriel Wong n External Vice President: Anant Garg n Markets Chair: Andrew Berger n Finance Chair: Seth Zhai n Treasurer: Matthew Giacobbe o We are looking to fill e-board positions!

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What We Do o Portfolios (Various Strategies) o Trading Competitions & Simulations o Discuss Markets & Specific Industries n Trade idea pitches n Guest speakers o S&T, Asset Management, Quant, Risk o Sports, Gambling, etc. And more…

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Market Update: The Macro View o U. S. Macro Condition n Economic Reports n Bond Updates n The FED o Europe/Asia o Commodities/FX Updates

Our Portfolios o Positions n Portfolio Manager n Research Analyst (2) n Junior Traders

Our Portfolios o Positions n Portfolio Manager n Research Analyst (2) n Junior Traders (2) o Using Multi. Factor Equity Model as source for fundamental and technical analysis o Thinkor. Swim used as a platform to trade o If interested in joining a team, please email haroon. ismail [email protected] com

Our Portfolios Name Portfolio Manager Long Only Pranav Kanade Macro Portfolio Seth Zhai Equity

Our Portfolios Name Portfolio Manager Long Only Pranav Kanade Macro Portfolio Seth Zhai Equity Pairs Yong. Joon “YJ” Long/Short, 100/100 Brian Fu

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Mock Trading Simulation o Co-Sponsored with the Investment Analysis Group o Open Outcry style with minimal use of technology and a lot of mental math o 6 Teams of 3 people n Twice a month for 1 Hour o Team with highest P/L represents NYU at trading competitions as well as some “monetary” prizes

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Membership Benefits o S&T resume book sent to recruiters o Name appears on website o Access to library QFS tutorials (e. g. computer programming, trading strategies), Equity Research, QFS Models n Log in online to access all information o Gain consistent knowledge on the markets and on specific industries or desks o Invitation to alumni mingle

Membership Requirements o Attendance (5 events/semester) o 2 -minute trade idea pitch n Trade

Membership Requirements o Attendance (5 events/semester) o 2 -minute trade idea pitch n Trade (long/short), thesis, catalysts, upside, risk factors/downside, entry/exit points OR o Hold a portfolio position Interested members reach out to [email protected] com

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Upcoming Events o o o High Frequency Trading Derivatives 101 FX Strategy with Nomura Variable Annuities with Metlife Trading Floor Visits (GS, CS, MS, UBS & more) MIT Annual Trading Competition The Markets in Investment Banking Trading Interview Prep, Resume Workshops Gambling Strategies & Math Regulation & The Markets (e. g. Dodd Frank, Volcker) Alumni Mingle

Questions? 14

Questions? 14