The Stock Market: Explained! by 1950s educational videos

Two gems I found on DVD. Sadly, since I don’t own the copyright, and don’t feel like getting into a kerfuffle with anyone, for now I’m just going to put them behind a password on Vimeo for our own internal use. So, Team TRADE PRACTICES, you know what to do. If anyone else is reading … Continue reading

Pinterest fun

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Andreas Gursky photos of trading floors

Chicago Board of Trade II [from Wikimedia]

Christmas on Wall St.

I forgot I had this, taken on a December night when we were rehearsing in that old bank vault in a sub-basement on Wall Street.

NYSE — historical triva

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is a stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street in Lower Manhattan, New York City, USA. It is by far the world’s largest stock exchange by market capitalization of its listed companies at US$13.39 trillion as of Dec 2010. Average daily trading value was approximately US$153 billion in 2008. The NYSE is operated by NYSE Euronext (NYSE: NYX), which was formed by the NYSE’s 2007 merger with the fully … Continue reading

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: 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

Brokers with hands on their faces

Photos: How To Act Like A Trader : The Picture Show : NPR

[from NPR]

Stock market sound fx


The Merc, old and new

Spaces of exchange

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How trading works, a diagram