Storm Securities has a world class in-house graduate program. Fortunate graduates are offered the opportunity to be trained in-house by successful traders and mentors. The course is a 12-week programme designed to include the following:
-Technical and fundamental analysis
-Order flow skill development
-Strategy research and development
Requirements for the course include the following:
-A degree completed with strong pass mark.
-A strong understanding and desire to form a deeper understanding of what the financial markets are all about.
-Must be able to handle a fast paced, steep learning curve.
-The individual should be highly driven, ambitious and have the ability to work well on his or her own.
-Entrepreneurial spirit, strong work ethic and ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
-Skills in basic programming, Microsoft Excel and charting software are a plus.
-Previous trading experience is not a must although eagerness to learn is essential.
-Percentage split in of all trading profits (no salary). Traders will need to be able to support themselves through the initial training period until the trader is profitable.
Please send academic transcripts, curriculum vitae and the following completed cover letter template to
Only applicants who complete the above process will be considered for the testing process and subsequent interviews. Graduate programme will be completed in Cape Town head office.
Motivational letter: Please write us a motivational letter explaining your interest in trading and answer the questions below.
1) Why do you want to be a futures trader?
2) What is the greatest risk you have taken in your life?
3) What personality traits do you possess that you believe will make you a successful trader?
4) Explain briefly: one fundamental trade strategy and one technical trade strategy.
5) Who is your favourite financial market guru/manager/analyst and why?
6) How much money do you want to make every month as a trader to be successful?
For experienced traders, who wish to skip past the training programme Storm International provides the following;
-access to trade across all global exchanges including CME, CBOT, NYMEX, GLOBEX, EUREX
-clearing facilities and account management
-infrastructure, administration and support for you to open, fund and trade your own account.
-Front end execution software including, TT, CQG, Stellar and Neon
-Charting packages including Market Delta and CQG
-Bloomberg, CNBC news services
-Live second for second Squawk services
-Market reports including Central bank analysis, Global investment banks strategy reports, Other key market information
-Risk management tools and risk manager to assist
–Eating and drinking facilities
-Storm International offers high leverage, low margin trading options with traders able to keep up to 90%* of profits depending on posted margin.
*The more margin posted and lower leverage requirement means higher profit splits and the inverse applies too.
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “self-backed futures trading.”
*Storm Trading is not a broker-dealer and all transactions are facilitated through other registered broker-dealers. Storm Trading recruits, manages, trains, and mentors traders who are registered traders with other broker-dealers.