Wolverine Trading

6 December 2012. Do you know the significance of this date? It was the day “an MBA holder, active MENSA member, alumnus from both the ‘best public high school in the USA’ according to the Wall Street Journal and the best private high school (Philips Academy Andover) in America” was treated “in a manner [considered] highly offensive and unusual in ANY* Western nation,” by a HR representative of a firm from which he was seeking employment. And although said “MBA holder, active MENSA member, alumnus from both the ‘best public high school in the USA’ according to the Wall Street Journal and the best private high school (Philips Academy Andover) in America” was already informed that he was unqualified for the job he’d applied for, a 1,057 word email detailing his experience and informing the company that he was calling shotgun on rejecting them, plus a threat, nay, a promise to go public with his grievances, seemed in order. Read more »

Gian-Paul Caccia of Wolverine Trading, a high-frequency trading firm, won [last night's JPMorgan] corporate challenge for the second year in a row with a time of 17:05 minutes, according to the unofficial results. Emily Mareb of Bloomingdales was the fastest female racer, with a time of 21:02 minutes. [Dealbook]