Why Are So Many Traders (Literally) Killing Themselves?

In the world of high finance, the latest problem is taking one’s own life.Or is it?
Photograph by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

This column is not about working too hard, or the dangers of high cholesterol, or lack of exercise. It is about a rash of suicides within the financial community. What this actually means is less certain than the reporting on it might imply.

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