A Practical Guide To Quantitative Finance Interviews by Xinfeng Zhou

By Xinfeng Zhou

This ebook will arrange you for quantitative finance interviews by way of supporting you 0 in at the key options which are often confirmed in such interviews. during this booklet we examine options to greater than 2 hundred genuine interview difficulties and supply important insights into the best way to ace quantitative interviews. The ebook covers various themes that you're more likely to stumble upon in quantitative interviews: mind teasers, calculus, linear algebra, likelihood, stochastic procedures and stochastic calculus, finance and programming.

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