MarketsWiki Education Open Outcry Traders History Project
Alan Palmer came to the exchange as a 13-year-old and fell in love. He was hired the next summer as a runner on the trading floor. He has traded at the MidAmerican Commodity Exchange, CME and CBOT. Palmer was a bull in the grains and a bear in stocks. In this MarketsWiki Education Open Outcry Traders History Project interviews, Palmer tells the story of his days on the trading floor.