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Cover Story - Trading Boot Camps: Can Colleges Simulate the Choas of Trading?

Traders Magazine, January 2000

Sanford Wexler

Some stock traders say the idea is as preposterous as learning to fly without ever cruising the sky. Can institutional stock trading be taught in the classroom?

"In an academic environment," responded William Black, co-manager of Fleet Trading in Jersey City, "the trading losses are imaginary. The impact is just not the same as in real life. The experience is not threatening or overwhelming."

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