Market Matters
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Thu Feb 5, 2015 03:44 PM CST

The trading pits are about people. They can be emotional, brash, full of fury and glory. They're a noisy, rambunctious fraternity in octagonal organization, or so I've been told. The movie "Trading Places" is older than I am, and by the time I started writing about agriculture, electronic trade had already become the norm. And while I didn't witness pit trading at its height, I love hearing the stories people have to tell. It's an end of an era I barely knew, yet I appreciate its loss because of the stories I've heard.

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