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The Telephone Will Never Be the Same Again: Science Fiction Comes to the Turret

Traders Magazine, June 1999

Monica Simms

As the line between telephone and computer technology continues to blur, the relatively simple-looking banks of telephones on a trading desk are being transformed in the process. These trading turrets, as they are called, are evolving into PC-like devices that seem more suitable on a sci-fi show like Star Trek than on a trading floor.

Are you a professional trader who uses a turret? Then hang on to your hat. The New Age turret may bring us where no man has gone before.

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