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Beyond the Fringe

Traders Magazine, July 1999

Peter Chapman

The Traders Who Double as Technology Pros

The story goes that most market makers and floor specialists wouldn't know the difference between a PC and a Mac. The story is wildly exaggerated of course. But it is told to emphasize the very human, intuitive, sometimes rough-and-tumble character of the traders life compared with the often dry, rational world of technology.

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