Floor traders trade as a principal for his or her account on trading floors. In the past, this was a lucrative business. They had immediate access to information the typical American did not and the ability to go in and out of a trade before anyone else. Nowadays, computerized trading has replaced much of their worth.
The bottom line to making money ultimately depends on how much risk you are willing to take.
High risk, High reward, right? We are all too familiar with this concept.
FLOORED offers a look into the floor trading profession and the emotions involved in making millions in a matter of minutes.
This film provides a glimpse of their lifestyle and profession. It doesn't go into details on how to trade, but it does give people who are not familiar with the profession a good look into it.