Panic on the Trading Desk, Caught on Tape

Of all the days to invite a camera crew to spend the day at his trading firm, Steve Starker had to pick Thursday. What was supposed to be a fun event – Starker's institutional brokerage, BTIG, was holding its eighth annual charity day to raise money for foundations like Make a Wish and Autism Speaks – instead became a scene of chaos as markets plummeted and 200 panicky stock traders burst into hysterics. It happened while CNBC reporter Bob Pisani and his camera crew looked on. For Pisani, who...Full Story
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