There are some interesting trades in cotton these days, my friend specializes in trading futures, I believe he is partially the reason for the increase in prices as he holds about 40% of open interest on the CBOE.
If you make the SF minimum of 250k/yr, after tax you should have about 150k which is about 12k a month to spend. Here's how you should break it down:
Save as much as you can.
Cash under pillow -> Checking -> Savings -> Retirement -> Investment Vehicles
Generally people recommend 6 months living (including rent) that you keep liquid (more liquid than savings)
Analytics is not for everyone, I think only you alone can decide whether you have the skillset or not to do it. You mentioned you were good at VBA, which as with most programming languages, is fairly "analytical" in nature. The...
Originally Posted by Don Carlos
Your major doesn't matter nearly as much as people here say it does. I was an English major and do finance. I know a lot of History majors who are ballers at law firms, banks, and...