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Cover Story - Hey! Are You Ready for Some Trading?

Traders Magazine, January 2000

Sanford Wexler

Every Monday night a group of students calling themselves the Trading Room Task Force gather in the basement of Building E52 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, Mass.

No, they are not taking time off from their studies to watch Monday Night football. They are spending their free time running various buy-side trading scenarios in a 3,000-square-foot simulated trading room that features real-time, tick-by-tick price-volume data from Reuters, Bridge and Bloomberg on all 300,000 financial instruments worldwide as well as a TIBCO trading platform and an IPC Tradenet telephone network.

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