A Trader’s Train to Wall Street, Conn.
By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT, Published: August 4, 2006
Inga Shchipanova does some reading on her Metro-North commute from Manhattan to Connecticut. But many are not on their way to offices on Wall Street or in Midtown. Instead, they are crowded into trains for Greenwich, Conn., which has emerged as the home of the ballooning hedge fund industry... The trains leaving Grand Central between 7 and 8:30 a.m. are packed. Most seats are taken and conversation is sparse. Unlike Wall Street commuters, many are not wearing suits. Yet like the Wall Street crowd, some are working furiously on their BlackBerrys and laptops...