Some may argue that the art of “open outcry” – the yelling and hand signaling done on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange – is dying with the proliferation of electronic systems. A trader would argue he could signal a trade the can signal a trade much faster than you could ever type it, and with a lot fewer errors. Here a trader demonstrates the hand signals used on the trading floor.

Threatening Weiners

I love this hotdog homeland security threat level system. We are currently at threat level Chicago dog with the works.

    Severe Risk – Fried, Bacon-Wrapped Tijuana Danger Dog Topped With Jalapenos, Onions and Mayo
    General Risk – Microwaved Oscar Meyer Wieners on White Bread Roll with Ketchup
    Low Risk – Steamed Tofu Pup on Sprouted Wheat Roll
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