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What makes individual stockbrokers blow billions in financial markets with criminal trading schemes? According to a new study conducted at a Swiss university, it may be because share traders behave more recklessly and are more manipulative than psychopaths.
"Using a metaphor to describe the behavior, Noll said the stockbrokers behaved as though their neighbor had the same car, "and they took after it with a baseball bat so they could look better themselves." The researchers were unable to explain this penchant for destruction, they said.
Originally posted by greenCo
...makes me wonder where are we heading to...
They are gamblers.... nothing more. Their culture has created the image of them as something more... but they are not. Their success is a function of luck and familiarity with their choice of investment.