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Great trading bloopers of our time

Hand On Keyboard

Here's a quick look at some of the trading disasters which have occurred in recent years. Note that these are genuine foul-ups (or 'fat-fingered' trades), and not losses down to rogue traders.

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London's Biggest Trading Floors

Hot on the heels of the announcement that JPMorgan has spurned Canary Wharf and has chosen the 'Square Mile' for its new European HQ (St Alphage House in London Wall), most of the interest centres around the fact that, of the 1 million square feet that makes up the new building, there will be four giant trading floors of some 72,000 square feet each.

Age 23 - Is This Banker The Youngest VP Ever ?

Each year thousands of graduates / MBAs find work in the financial markets. All start at (or near) the bottom of the ladder, and hope that one day they will make it big. Few do. And those who eventually achieve success usually face a relatively long wait. Not so one young man who, at 23, just might be the youngest VP ever to attain that position in a major investment bank.

Left-Handed People - Did You Know ?

Approximately 8 - 15% of the adult population is left-handed. Left-handed people are often thought to make better sportsmen/women, and some studies have demonstrated a positive correlation between left-handedness and creativity/intelligence. Left-handedness is also more common in males than females.

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