Securities & Commodities Traders


Buy and sell securities and commodities to transfer debt, capital, or risk. Establish and negotiate unit prices and terms of sale.
Also called: Broker, Equity Trader, Option Trader, Trader

Knowledge:

    Business
  • accounting and economics
  • customer service
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Social
  • bringing people together to solve differences
  • talking people into changing their minds or their behavior

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • use rules to solve problems
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Persistence

Technology:

    Financial analysis software
  • Bloomberg Professional
  • BondDesk Group Trader WorkStation
    Object or component oriented development software
  • C++
  • R
    Operating system software
  • Linux
  • UNIX

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    high school diploma/GED
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