In this Dec. 21, 1999, file photo, Nicholas Torres, center, shouts an order in the eurodollar pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Floor trading has shrunk to a fraction of its volume from two decades ago as faster, cheaper, computers take over the process of establishing prices on everything from pigs to Exxon Mobil’s stock.
In this Dec. 21, 1999, file photo, Nicholas Torres, center, shouts an order in the eurodollar pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Floor trading has shrunk to a fraction of its volume from two decades ago as faster, cheaper, computers take over the process of establishing prices on everything from pigs to Exxon Mobil’s stock. Beth A. Keiser File photo
In this Dec. 21, 1999, file photo, Nicholas Torres, center, shouts an order in the eurodollar pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Floor trading has shrunk to a fraction of its volume from two decades ago as faster, cheaper, computers take over the process of establishing prices on everything from pigs to Exxon Mobil’s stock. Beth A. Keiser File photo

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