Monday, January 26, 2009

The Day Trader

My latest story is a profile of a day trader in Manhattan. NEW YORK magazine created this video segment to go along with the text online. Here's an excerpt from the story:

But like a big-wave rider or a tornado chaser, Peter Milman dives in and out of the market’s sickening maw, riding the explosions of panic and greed and trying to snatch victory—profits—from the jaws of worldwide financial defeat. As a day trader who follows every tick of the Dow, he has a visceral view of the most manic-depressive stock market in recent history.