Chicago And The Pits: An Old Idea Is New Again

One of the wonders of the business world is the madcap trading floor of an exchange. Amid the frantic shouts and hand gestures of traders in colorful jackets, you can practically smell the capitalism. Much of that tradition is gone today, replaced by the silent efficiency of computerized trading....

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