Stressed Out on Wall Street

Today's investing professionals have a modern set of coping strategies, including prescription drugs, wellness programs, and the long view

Over the summer, hedge fund manager Nandu Narayanan found his temper growing short. At the height of the selling in August, the credit markets ground to a halt and many banks and hedge funds were forced to divest assets at steep discounts. Worry about the extent of risk in mortgage-backed securities reached a fever pitch, leading to a 10% correction.

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