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Traders: Testosterone's Edge and Group Stress

[Graphs: A study of financial traders reveals that higher levels of the male hormone correlate with profitability. In traders, average levels of the stress hormone cortisol fluctuate with volatility in bond markets.]

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Hormones Tied to Traders' Deal-Making, Study Finds
Article | It should come as no surprise that Wall Street traders work in a testosterone-saturated world, but scientists now have the first direct evidence that these Masters of the Universe may be bigger slaves to their hormones than anyone realized.

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