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Working on the -- the American Stock Exchange in 1970s was like joining a -- It's -- out of there president and CEO of -- apparently company never batted an eye at -- as you worked on that traders and brokers.
Forging her own weight -- on Wall Street at just nineteen years old -- thanks so much for being so much from bright -- So you started your career on Wall Street as an -- your dad's -- What was it about that experience that -- -- more.
-- very very exciting environment it's still exciting environment today.
On every every day is different every day there's new news every -- we were watching different stock in a different company a different sector.
And come it was very.
Very invigorating to come to work every morning very different than what I have -- -- -- -- job to be I mean I really always I'd be sitting at desk somewhere doing something.
Down and this is really much different than that very much.
-- it's different -- Canada that was.
As well yes or well -- -- bring that up I you know he hasn't actually physically push your way through the -- on the -- the exchange in the early days what was that like.
-- -- -- Really started for me when I became a member here on the for I was a clerk on the floor of the American and that was -- return to hand signal to scream from my brokerages and they used to do east be out.
The current exchange -- they would do.
Trading from the windows of the of the exchange down into the street.
So we -- that same hand signals on the American Stock Exchange we used as -- when I came over here there were no hand signals it was not in the same.
Sort of environment the American was was -- where we could see our -- Here -- on one level -- wasn't quite the same so you really had to physically.
Walk through the crabs to get to tickets specialists of traders are going to be in large -- -- -- if you wanted to be heard.
He really had to be very as.
Still what was it about that experience how -- you I chilly it could be intimidating especially for a lot of women and working with a bunch met.
What what did you find was the best path to -- and minutes I think I think it was honestly not for everybody.
He's really had to -- type a personality.
A lot of women that came through the exchange over the years didn't like it.
You know any differently because it was as well and very different in that regard for woman.
Right but I think from -- I like -- was a type a personality has more aggressive I guess than most would have been at my age and I found it very invigorating truthfully it seems like -- very invigorating played a direct eye injury that I enjoyed the I enjoy the challenge.
And I enjoyed I enjoy the physical -- and I mean years gone by we used to we -- somewhere around fifteen miles.
So yeah and it was it was pretty.
Okay well so now now you weren't here on the site and you have to ask you a -- to go.
You've seen incredible highs -- you know we're experiencing record highs and down -- and we've also seen some of the lowest what was it like working on our.
I'm -- -- That -- and keep your cool and things like that you know extreme highs and relates.
Well it's very interesting because at that point in time we were so -- market there was very little technologies that everything was done manually -- and that made it very very.
Very busy on that -- because you had to actually process all the tickets wasn't that things are matched on the computer.
We we saw in those times we wanted to sort of a military and I mean.
Really are you really do is focus on the task at hand getting the job done getting the right price for the customer and making sure that the customer on the gets the reports and everything is everybody's home.
And that's really the most important focus on the day like that.
That was what with what we focused on primarily was the prices and making sure that the customer got the reports timely.
Because it wasn't as instantaneous and -- today so we have mentioned on those reports over.
That's how we didn't.
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