What goes on in the minds of bankers? – 12763
- 29 June 2012
Ken has spent time with oil traders from the New York Mercantile Exchange, analysing how they work, compete and think, in a bid to make them perform better.
He found people with brains suited to the fast pace of their work but often suffering from attention deficit disorder, and more at home in a trading pit than in their own homes.
We bring you Ken's detailed analysis here, to help you understand what is going through the heads of those driving the markets.
Is this your experience and do you agree with Ken's analysis? Please let us know …
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