Leo Melamed – Open Outcry Traders History Project Podcast

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Leo Melamed was the first person to be interviewed for the Open Outcry Traders History Project video series by John Lothian News and MarketsWiki Education. Here is the first podcast we have made from the video series, starting with Leo’s story.

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