E-mail this story
Watching Margin Call with a Hedge Fund Trader
I am sitting in the private theater of a showplace Westport, Connecticut home, watching a Blu-ray DVD of J.C. Chandor’s Margin Call on the large screen. My host, Stephen, who has cracked open some cold beers and provided a big bowl of potato chips, is a hedge fund trader whose home-built high-speed computer programs buy and sell stocks far faster than any human can.
By Jim Motavalli
April 23, 2012