Members of the New York Board of Trade are still swapping commodities like coffee, orange juice and currency at a disaster recovery site in Queens. Next year, theyll be trading at the World Financial Center in Lower Manhattan.
2Enterprises Recover – A Break in the Action
Traders at the New York Board of Trade await the next frenzied round of action at the Queens backup facility where they have been carrying on business since September 11 last year.
3Enterprises Recover – Flat Panel Displays in Trading Pits
NYBOT has installed a host of flat panel displays for its eight trading pits at the Queens facility it has inhabited for the last year.
4Enterprises Recover – Trader Tries New Handheld Device
Macquarie Americas Inc. trader Scot Fadynich is trying out a handheld device at NYBOTs Queens facility. In a normal day, he trades 500 to 1000 commodities contracts a day.
5Enterprises Recover – Compaq iPaq
Moving ahead: NYBOT traders are piloting handheld devices such as this Compaq iPaq, placing trades over a wireless network.
6Enterprises Recover – Currency Futures Traders Gather
Currency futures traders gather in their trading area at NYBOTs Queens facility.
7Enterprises Recover – End of the Day
All thats left is to clean up after the commodity trading action has ended at NYBOTs Queens site.