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Old 08-06-2011, 10:01 PM   #41
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I am just wondering. Why will the traders be distraught? Are they not making money no matter if the stocks goes up or down? Or are they watching how their portfolio is doing - while working?
Some are executing orders for others (as a trader for a broker), others are trading as principal for their firm. Their profitability at trading is the be all and end all of their annual bonus and continued employment at their firm.
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Old 08-07-2011, 06:43 AM   #42
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I have noticed a lot more nervous looking traders on smoke breaks outside the board of trade.
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Old 08-10-2011, 09:05 AM   #43
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Just heard about this on CNN. The Brokers with hands on their faces blog

THE BROKERS WITH HANDS ON THEIR FACES BLOG
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Old 09-22-2011, 05:01 PM   #44
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From CNN today. Anyone else getting tired of the drama?
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From CNN today. Anyone else getting tired of the drama?
Heck no. If I'm going to sell options then I want as much volatility as possible...
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Looking at the above pics, my emotions as an investor tend to go from ER Fireballs pic > HFWR > and finally to Lsbcal shot
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