Sweat Stocks: Are brokers better on bikes?

Are brokers better on bikes?

Investment bankers are seldom hired for their ability to spike a volleyball, run a marathon or slam-dunk a basketball. But anyone applying for a job at San Francisco's Montgomery Securities might be well advised to show up in a track suit. Reason: Thomas Weisel, the company's senior partner, likes athletes on his team. He firmly believes they have an edge when it comes to crunching numbers and corporate rivals. His 300 employees, many of whom are devoted joggers, also include former top competitors in skiing, tennis, basketball and volleyball. Weisel's draft choices have proved to be a smashing success. Montgomery, after...

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