‘Chicago Pits’ is first comprehensive novel on Chicago futures and options business

tinyurl.com/ycesd7tw  #ChicagoPits Chicago Pits (2018) is the first comprehensive novel on the famed–and infamous–Chicago commodities business. Growing up, I periodically saw pictures of people packed in on a trading floor yelling and screaming and waving their hands as they traded corn, wheat, cattle, etc. Personally, I traded U.S. Treasury Bond Futures at the Chicago Board of Trade and German Bund Futures at the London...

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Skywalker’s ‘Chicago Pits’ Novel Begins Selling Paperbacks and Kindle e-books

Bill Walker, author of the Skywalker hiking series, including Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appaalachian Trail and Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail, has published his first novel. It is called, Chicago Pits (2018), and draws on his experiences as a commodities broker in the huge Treasury Bond Pit at the Chicago Board of Trade. Readers will be shocked at the savagery in the midst of the world’s largest...

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Chicago Pits floor trading was capitalism at its most feral

I traded at the world’s three largest futures exchanges: Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, London International Financial Futures Exchange. There was a premium on one human quality: aggression.   Now, that futures and options are traded electronically, the premium is on brains and human analysis.   Bill Walker is author of the Skywalker hiking books. His most recent book is a novel about the Chicago futures...

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Free Upload of Skywalker Hiking Books

Today and tomorrow, December 5th and 6th, Bill Walker’s series of Skywalker hiking books will be available for free upload on Amazon Kindle. These include: Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago Tall Tales–The Great Talisman of Height

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Skywalker Pacific Crest Trail Audiotape Available on Audible.com

The audiotape for Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail is available on www.audible.com Audible members can upload it for free. The recording is done by the author himself, Bill Walker (Skywalker) The book is also available Monday and Tuesday, March 30 and 31, for free upload on Amazon Kindle. Bill Walker is the author of several popular hiking books including Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail, The...

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Amazon Prime Members May Upload Skywalker Hiking Books for Free

Amazon Prime members: it’s that time of the month again. You get your free selection for Kindle upload. Here is a suggestion–the Skywalker hiking books, written by Bill Walker. These popular narratives are the tale of a middle-aged businessman who had never even spent the night outside, before developing an obsession to thru-hike the 2,180 mile Appalachian Trail in one hiking season. It took him 171 days, 33 pounds, and countless...

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