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by JP Bill / January 15, 2009 3:17 AM PST
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A Canadian researcher has found that the amount of testosterone men were exposed to in the womb affects how well they perform in financial trading jobs that require quick reaction times.

John Coates, a former Wall Street trader who grew up in Ottawa and is now a senior research fellow at the University of Cambridge in England, is investigating the role biology plays in financial risk-taking. Last year, he found that futures traders with higher morning testosterone levels made greater profits.
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