A Lesson on the Past 30 Years on the NYSE with Peter Tuchman, Wall Street’s Most Photographed Man
Peter Tuchman is known as the most photographed man on Wall Street. He’s 30-year veteran on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as a broker on the floor. Obviously, he’s been there during the highs and lows, and all the massive changes in-between.
Peter is open enough to share some of his most memorable moments, such as what it felt like to trade the Alibaba IPO and his reflections on the crash of ‘87. He also dives into what a broker’s role on the floor of the exchange is today and how it’s changed.
You will no doubt find out when listening to this interview that Peter is extremely enthusiastic and passionate about the markets. No doubt about that. Listen to this interview and now only will you learn something, but you’ll most likely be entertained.
What’s covered in this interview:
- How Peter got his start on the floor of for New York Exchange and where he is today
- What Peter does on the floor today and how it’s different from online brokers
- How much involvement he has when trading for clients
- Peter’s most memorable moments from the past 30 years, including his scariest moments and successful IPOs
- Why Peter had to keep reinventing himself and how the trading floor has dramatically changed
- What makes up for the biggest days on the floor and the significance of the major US indices’ closing prices are
Links and Resources:
- Wall Street’s Most Photographed Trader Defends NYSE Photos – A Market Watch article Peter wrote he mentioned during the interview
- Wirtschaft TV – Peter does a daily recap for this German TV show, follow the link to watch it on Youtube
- @NYSEinstein – Peter’s Instagram account
- @PTuchmanNYSE – Follow Peter on Twitter