Trader at the Helm
Traders Magazine, January 2002
John Ragan who has spent nearly nine years at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, his entire professional career, is directing the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods equity trading desk. He had worked at the World Trade Center up until July of last year-when he moved to Boston - and saw the horrible events of Sept. 11 on television. Most of the employees who were located on the 88th floor made it safely out of the burning building, but those who were on the 89th floor, where the trading floor was based, were lost. "Traders were on the phones and the lights were ringing," Ragan said. "It was approaching nine o'clock."
All TradersMagazine.com articles are archived after 7 days. REGISTER NOW for unlimited access to all recently archived articles, as well as thousands of searchable stories. Registered Members also gain access to exclusive industry white paper downloads, web seminars, online technology directory, the iPad App, and conference discounts. Qualified members may also choose to receive our free monthly magazine and any of our e-newsletters covering the latest breaking news, opinions from industry leaders, developing trends and trading strategies.