A Random Watch Down Wall Street: Trading Places

On this edition of our favorite finance movies, we re-watched the Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Eddie Murphy classic, Trading Places.

We discuss:

  • Lifestyles of the rich and famous in the 1980s
  • Why did it take so long for movies to start in the 80s?
  • Trading commodities in the futures pits
  • Gold vs stocks since 1983
  • Eddie Murphy’s infectious laugh
  • Why this movie could be re-made today
  • The Eddie Murphy Rule in Dodd-Frank

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