How to Trade
How-to: Company Pages
How to: Discovery
How-to: Portfolio Holdings
How to: Activity
How to: Leaderboard
How to: Performance
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Portfolio Management 101
What is a Stock?
How to Choose a Stock
Active Trading vs Portfolio Management
How to start testing multiple strategies
What is Portfolio Management Strategy?
What is Diversification?
What is the Diversification Score?
How to Build a Basic ETF Portfolio
What are asset-classes?
What is Industry Exposure?
What is Geopolitical Exposure?
How to read impact on diversification
What is an ETF?
How to Choose ETFs
What is short selling?
What is a Bond?
What is an Option?
What is the Combined Score?
What is the Engagement Score?
Sharpe Ratio Challenge
Market Basics Challenge
How do I measure performance?
What portfolio analytics are available?
How do I compare my portfolio to the benchmark?
What is Volatility?
What is Return?
What is Sharpe Ratio?
How to Improve Sharpe Ratio
How do I measure risk?
What are average excess returns?
What is a good Sharpe Ratio?
Credit-Suisse Recruitment Simulation
Preparing for recruitment
How to: use EquitySim to improve your recruitment potential
Showcasing your work on EquitySim
Designing a stand-out resume
Preparing for the S+T interview
STAR Structure for Behavioural Interview Questions
Interview Prep: Tell me about yourself
Interview Prep: Pitch me an Investment Idea
Interview Practice - Partner Exercise
Interview Prep: What to wear
White paper: Simulation-based hiring
Helping Fortune 500's hire diverse talent
Case Study: 2019 Credit-Suisse Results
2022 Credit-Suisse Challenge
2022 Financial Markets Campus Recruitment Insights
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- Sharpe Ratio Challenge
Sharpe Ratio Challenge
Description: In this challenge, you will examine risk and return separately in order to understand the relationship between the two. You will need to learn how to balance both to maximize the Sharpe ratio. By the end of this challenge, candidates should have a qualitative and quantitative understanding of how to use the Sharpe Ratio to evaluate risk vs return tradeoff decisions.
Objective: Minimize Volatility, Maximize Return, Maximize Sharpe Ratio
50% Sharpe Ratio
Starting Capital: $1,000,000 USD
Restrictions: Day trading is restricted.
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