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From Occupy Wall Street to Wall Street Occupation

Occupy Wall Street activists clashed Thursday with workers and police outside the New York Stock Exchange, prompting more than 100 arrests.
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A great story from the New York Post'sCynthia Fagen.

Tracy Postert, a biomedical scientist who lost her job and became an Occupy Wall Street protester, has landed a job at John Thomas Financial.

A couple of weeks after she joined the protest, Wayne Kaufman, the chief market analyst for John Thomas, walked by the park and noticed her sign. "Ph.D. biomedical scientist seeking full time employment," it read.

On the back of it the sign it said, "Ask me for my resume."

Kaufman did. The next day Postert was invited in for an interview.

Now she's working as an analyst evaluating medical companies, and studying for the CFA exams.

“She was ranting about Wall Street, and now she’s working on Wall Street. Banks are not so bad. I hope we have opened her eyes,” John Thomas CEO Thomas Belesis tells the Post.

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