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Christopher Picerni

Vice President, Portfolio Management
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Santa Cruz, California
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Miles Oct 17, 2016 888 views

What do I need to do to be on a trading floor?

One of the things I really want to do is be on a trading floor when I start to work. I am currently studying finance and was wondering if there was something else that could really help me become more of a candidate for being on the trading floor. #finance #stock-trading

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Amy Aug 09, 2016 1048 views

What are the job duties of a portfolio manager?

I was curious about this. #career #portfolio-management

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Minh Sep 01, 2016 1442 views

What are the best study techniques for strenuous college classes?

I have never been good at studying and I was wondering what are the best ways to study for strenuous classes. #college #college-major #finance #college-bound

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Amy Aug 09, 2016 993 views

What is the daily job duty of a portfolio manager?

I was curious about this profession. #finance #economics #portfolio-management

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Charlie Jul 25, 2016 1210 views

What is the best major to have if you plan on a career on wall street?

I am asking this question because I am an incoming freshman in college and plan to major in economics. I'm curious to see what other successful college students have studied specifically to help prepare them for their future careers in finance. #college-major #finance #college-bound #first-job...

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Quinton Jul 24, 2016 1236 views

When choosing a college what should I prefer, better reputation or better price?

So I'm pretty smart and have a GPA high enough to get me into a pretty solid college, but I'm worried about the cost and the student loans I would amass. So I was wondering how I would find a balance between both a good education and a good price, but not suffering in either, and in a...

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Timothy Jun 06, 2016 2446 views

What sets us apart for success in college and our careers

We all know remember that infamous "What sets you apart from others?" question asked during interviews every time. What actually sets us apart that potential employers or admission officers want to hear? It is indeed an extremely important question when you come to think about it because they...

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Luke May 19, 2016 1077 views

Is a business major necessary or recommended for someone who wants to go into business?

I'm interested in eventually going into Business (as in running my own business). I currently have an online numismatics business, but hope to go through college and ramp up my business all the while. Some people have told me that while studying business as an undergraduate, one will learn just...

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BRANDON May 18, 2016 2576 views

What's the average amount of hours Finance Analyst contribute in work on a weekly basis? Do they stay happy?

I heard working as a finance analyst often requires staying in the office for more hours than the average 9-5 worker. Will I have a life if I pursue this career? #business #finance #economics

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Peter May 13, 2016 876 views

Should I major in finance or accounting?

I am trying to determine my college major. #in

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Luke May 14, 2016 1338 views

I may be interested in pursuing Finance but I am not sure what kind of careers this would apply to. Can you give me some advice on this?

I do not know that much about Finance career fiels and I just need more information. #finance

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Anina Apr 27, 2016 1309 views

What is the easiest way to become a millionaire?

I know some people might not like this question, but I hope you'll be willing to share your advice anyway! My name is Anina and I'm a high school senior interning at CareerVillage. You would be surprised how often this question comes up in high school, especially as students are starting to...

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Anina Apr 27, 2016 1326 views

Is it better to go into debt to go to an Ivy League or go to a UC and have a comparatively smaller debt level?

Hi! My name is Anina and I'm a high school senior interning at CareerVillage. I'm facing this decision currently for Brown University vs. UCSD for Computational Biology. Most of my family and friends want me to go to Brown, but my best friend pointed out that tuition for four years at UCSD is...

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Earl Mar 13, 2016 1146 views

How long would it take for me to work my way up the ladder at a company like PIMCO?

I'm trying to create a career plan and want to know roughly how long it would take me to go from my first job at a company like PIMCO to a more senior level management role? #finance #financial-services #investment-management #investing

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David Mar 14, 2016 1382 views

What types of investment management are there exactly?

Are there different types? I'm just trying to understand what kinds of investments companies like PIMCO are managing/consulting. #finance #financial-services #investment-management #investing