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Storytellers Campfire

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Author John Nuckles

Host: Rich Gehlhausen



In this debut thriller, a New York options trader finds himself in even a greater mess than the financial market.

Nuckel, who was a floor trader at the American Stock Exchange of the 1990s, brings an insider’s intimacy to this tale of seriously nasty doings in a market clearing company. The story features Frank McGinley, a 38-year-old—and getting older every minute—options trader who is on a slick downward spiral that will end in his very own delisting. The aftershocks of 9/11, drink, his antiquated status as a trader and his general revulsion at the financial-market life finds him at the end of his tether when a little hush money comes his way. .....(Read More)