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A Playground in Alaska: Golf at midnight, more family time and bears in the backyard.

Traders Magazine, June 2003

Gregory Bresiger

Had too much of the big city? Looking to get away from the high taxes and stresses of the megalopolises where most traders conduct business and live? Want more time for your recreational activities and to be with your family? Those were the kinds of questions that Tim Hoover, a veteran domestic equities trader, was mulling some five years ago. Hoover had been in the business for some 11 years. He began working for Safeco Securities in the Portland, Oregon area. He grew up in the Pacific Northwest, 80 miles east of Portland, in a town named the Dalles.

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