Pumped Up Petrol Prices

The Daily Mail  –  17 May 2013

Every major investment bank’s trading floor has a number of different ‘tribes’. There are the barrow-boy bond traders and the nerdy research analysts, the upper-crust equity salesmen and the derivatives ‘rocket scientists’.

But at the four banks I worked at during my 12-year City career, there tended to be one breed louder, flasher and brasher than the rest — the commodity traders. Continue reading