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Surviving in Horrible Times

Traders Magazine, March 2002

Tom Taulli

Tom George entered the financial world at Merrill Lynch in Toronto when the markets were surging in 1986. Of course, about 12 months later, the markets crashed. "Over the years, I've witnessed some interesting markets," George said. "It was a horrible time to be a trader for a while after 1987. There was simply no business." Then again, George likes the whiplash. "I guess if I didn't enjoy the pace, I could have gotten a desk job and become an analyst," he said.

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