What did you do before you started trading?

Discussion in 'Professional Trading' started by DanB, Jul 10, 2006.

  1. DanB


    If you trade for a living what did you do before?

    I want to know what you used to do and what was good or bad about it.
  2. Me-Outside Telecom Sales

    Pluses, almost always made 6 figures. Now I just pay my dues, and I am confident the money will come. Being a corporate lackey suck though.
  3. Listened to some teachers that didn't know WTF they were talking about in high school, and some where pretty good, but yeah....
  4. mauzj


    Did back office IT for an investment bank. It was degrading shit.
  5. Electronics Technician, it sucked enough to make me investigate trading.
  6. nuclear physics
  7. college
  8. ess1096


    Had a cup of coffe and watched Squak Box on CNBC :D

    Actually I still do what I did before trading....but not for much longer.
  9. ozzy


    Electrical Engineer - Semi-conductor Company

    Those panzies can lick my balls now.
  10. Pharmaceutical Sales (Hospital Division).

    Assets: Excellent compensation, company car, super benefits.
    Liabilities: The whole industry is FUBAR-ed beyond belief. Profits come before patients.

    - Spydertrader
    #10     Jul 10, 2006