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Video: Paul Tudor Jones and Peter Borish on trading

Hello, gang. Long time, no update (here on the blog). Today we have some great weekend videos for you that bridge the trading past with the present. I think you'll enjoy them.

Longtime readers and followers of Finance Trends may recall our posting the Paul Tudor Jones Trader documentary way back in the early days of this bull market. 

We're bringing it back today with a new video link and adding some new commentary on hedge funds and trading from Jones' old partner, Peter Borish, who was recently interviewed on Bloomberg TV. So without further ado, let's jump right in.

Watch: Paul Tudor Jones Trader (1987). 




Yes, this video now serves as a time capsule of 1980s Wall Street, its trading floors, lingo, fashions, and pre-web technology. However, it's also a wonderful snapshot of the nascent hedge fund industry and the breakout year for one its biggest stars, Paul Tudor Jones.

One of the best quotes from the film, Paul Tudor Jones on risk management in trading:

"Where …