Life Behind the Veil, and Without It
WOMEN IN THE MIDDLE EAST: Past and PresentBy Nikkie R. Keddie. Princeton Univ.Press.389 pp. $24.95
innovators intended that the new market would rely on "pure" information, but traders assign names (e.g., Spoofer) and character traits to the other traders they discern in these numbers’ patterns.
Fewer traders are required, and some of the old guard can’t adapt to the new technology, but those who do carry their culture and their dedication to liquidity with them. One trader in Zaloom’s London office, where she arrived in 2000 and observed the transition, kept a...