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Paul Tudor Jones: Why There Are So Few Women Traders

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On May 24, 2013 @ 7:00 am In Trading,Video | Comments Disabled

Ouch! There is a valid point to be made about emotions in Trading, but it gets lost in the sauce here:

At a University of Virginia symposium in late April, Paul Tudor Jones responded to a question about why the panel only featured “rich, white, middle-aged men.”

Tudor responded by saying that trading requires intense focus, which he believes many women lose when they have children. The panel featured (from left to right) U-Va. professor David Mick, Paul Tudor Jones of Tudor Investment Corporation, Julian Robertson of Tiger Management, John Griffin of Blue Ridge Capital and moderator Jeff Walker, chairman of the U-Va. Council of Foundations

Paul Tudor Jones comments on the lack of female traders

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