The Big Board, set & video look-and-feel

I came across this video when looking at opening bell stuff, and the running “heat map” thing that was happening as the bell rings to open the market was kind of fascinating: S&P 500 Heat Map on opening bell (with Iron Man!) (not embedded video, click thru on link) So I became interested in these … Continue reading

Research and visual aids for MKT

This is a running list of images and video for the MKT storyline by KJ Sanchez, first workshopped in December 2012 at HERE in New York City. EPISODE 1. Argentine economic crisis (1999-2002) A bit of economic history underlying Patricia’s backstory: 1999 December 10 Fernando de la Rua becomes Argentina’s president. He campaigned on promises to … Continue reading

Evolution of logos and brand identities

Good to think about eventually for the restructuring / post-restructuring scenes — what kind of rebranding goes with it, name changes, new logos, new architectural / interior design of the Company spaces, etc. ___________________________ from

Andreas Gursky photos of trading floors

Chicago Board of Trade II [from Wikimedia]

The Merc — historical trivia

[from Wikipedia] The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) (often called “the Chicago Merc,” or “the Merc”) is an American financial and commodity derivative exchange based in Chicago and located at 20 S. Wacker Drive. The CME was founded in 1898 as the Chicago Butter and Egg Board, an agricultural commodities exchange.

First big meeting—18 Oct 2011: video

In attendance: David Kristin Video Closed-circuit video feeds! TRAILERS or ADVERTISING during T rounds one for each performance (possibly) could have cc video feeds of each performance during R? for audience who don’t / can’t buy tickets or want a different way of watching the performance maybe make it intentionally bad, or grainy, B&W etc? … Continue reading

First big meeting—18 Oct 2011: space

In attendance: David Kristin Space Trading posts — MULTIPLE? YES, one for each show So whomever is manning the Post only has to keep track of a single show’s tickets (in terms of price fluctuations, number of tickets available, etc) Will need a way of consolidating all of this information from 6 or 7 Posts into … Continue reading

Skype meeting—12 October 2011

In attendance: David Kristin Research new book: Boomerang Michael Lewis’ new book About the way the economic crisis has affected world markets / national economies …and really messed up certain countries, but in different ways for each —=+=—

Sullivan’s Old Chicago Stock Exchange

Collages — David’s initial interests


How trading works, a diagram