Before the Open I was pissed. As a partner sometimes I miss the days when I could just roll into the office and trade. I look forward to the day when the guys we teach are running the desk. And I can just come in and trade. And I hope I get to sit all the way in a back row, with the young guys making fun of me, perhaps calling me the old man, and watch them make chops everyday. But we are not there yet.
So today before the Open I had to make sure we were prepared for a video shoot, consider how to best respond to two sensitive emails, prepare for the Open, check what our new class was learning, answer my regular email, and finish a chapter for the trading book I am writing. And Read more [...]