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New study links testosterone and day traders' profitability

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Turns out successful Wall Street traders are less Gordon Gekko and more Roger Federer--cool and collected under pressure. A new study links testosterone levels with financial decision-making and shows traders whose testosterone levels are higher in the morning make more money throughout the day.


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