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Trader Construction Kit is a comprehensive resource for undergraduate, MBA and Masters of Finance students interested in a career with a bank, hedge fund or other financial institution. Trader Construction Kit is a practical guide to developing the skills and techniques employed by professional traders, including: • Fundamentally and technically analyzing a market. • Assessing the volatility and risk characteristics of the market. • Developing a view, an actionable perspective on the future of price. • Evaluating directional, spread, option & quantitative trading strategies. • Weighing the inherent risk and reward in potential positions. • Efficiently executing trades and managing the resulting exposures. • Pricing and hedging structured transactions.Additional chapters describe how: • The evolutionary state of a market shapes the activities of its inhabitants. • The role of a trader varies at different types of financial institutions. • A trader’s personality forms an integral part of their approach to the market.• To survive and thrive on a trading floor.Trader Construction Kit contains a single, highly detailed case study that incrementally incorporates and applies the lessons learned in each chapter. A new for 2020 appendix presents an overview of the basics of data science and programming for traders.