Foreign exchange traders are famous for playing with fire metaphorically but few aspire to walk on burning hot coals. After a two-hour brain-washing by Dutch motivator Emile Ratelband at the Amsterdam Euroforex, four traders led by Leslie Richman from Dean Witter in Chicago strode manfully, or in Richman's case womanfully, across 10 metres of burning hot coals which FX Week can verify were the real thing. "It was a little warm under foot," said Richman, "but an experience to remember which

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