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The Showman Who Heads New York Stock Exchange:The Story Behind Richard Grasso's Sharp Edge and Sa

Traders Magazine, September 1998

Jim Cassidy

When reprimanding subordinates, Richard A. Grasso, the chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, has tried something a tad stronger than a stinging memo or a cutting e-mail, according to people familiar with the chairman of the New York Stock Exchange.

Grasso has dressed down staffers in front of colleagues, uttering sarcastic remarks that are let's say not pretty. The effect is generally stunning, the sources said.

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