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Todd Hultman DTN Grains Analyst
Tue Nov 18, 2014 06:41 AM CST

Watching this week's edition of Market to Market, I enjoyed the segment which described how the advent of electronic trading has affected the exchanges. Old footage of trading floors packed with people in colorful jackets, waving their arms and shouting until their voices gave out, brought back memories of my first visit to the Chicago Mercantile in 1985.

One minute before trading began, I was standing on a large, brightly lit floor as a guest of Shatkin Trading, having a normal conversation when the opening bell rang and all heck broke loose. It was like going from a library to ...

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