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Freshen Up That Quote

Traders Magazine, August 2010

Michael Scotti

I recently sent an email to a friend--a retired trader. The email contained a photo from 1968 of an institutional block trading desk. The desk revealed an adding machine and a bank of phones, but no screens. I, of course, got a kick out of that. My friend responded that even a few years later, when he started trading, he'd have to travel a few doors down just to access a quote machine.

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