Billion Dollar Day (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Billion Dollar Day is a documentary about currency trading created by the British Broadcasting Corporation on 4 June 1985. The documentary focuses on three traders, each located in New York, London and Hong Kong. The traders are followed throughout a typical day in order to demonstrate the challenges and dedication of each trader.[1]

More than a Billion is exchanged during the course of 24 hours while trading GBP, USD and German Marks. The documentary is considered a landmark in International Business Schools[2] and currency trading circles.[3]


  1. ^Billion Dollar Day – Part a. (Television). 1986.
  2. ^“Billion Dollar Day”. University of Washington educational media collection. 11 January 2007.
  3. ^“Billion Dollar Day – Documentary 1986”. Forex Factory. 23 July 2010.


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