capitalistpig presents / a film by jonathan hoenig
Pit Trading 101
A film about life before point and click
- "Pit Trading 101 is an excellent tutorial. Open outcry, once synonymous with futures trade, represents a long and fascinating period."
―Leo Melamed, Chairman Emeritus, Chicago Mercantile Exchange
- "For traders who never got to experience pit trading, this film is the closest you can get."
―Tony Saliba, former CBOE pit trader and CEO, LiquidPoint, LLC
- "The trading floors of Chicago have long changed, but Pit Trading 101 inspires with timeless entrepreneurial spirit."
―Michael Covel, bestselling author and podcaster, TrendFollowing.com
- "This film is a sweet and powerful glimpse into a now-lost world."
―Howard Simons, economist and futures industry journalist
- "Pit Trading 101 preserves a lost era when the trading floors were filled to capacity and others aspired to any vacancy."
―Ryan Carlson, former CME pit trader and blogger, TradingPitHistory.com