Wall Street's Obsession with Curling: "Horseshoes Combined with Housekeeping;" "Chess on Ice"
From the NY Times -- "On Wall Street, a Romance With Curling":
"It never would’ve happened without CNBC — or, in all likelihood, at any other time of year.
This slow-poke game, which originated in 16th-century Scotland, has captivated the Type-A world of Wall Street almost by accident. CNBC, whose market chatter is the background music on trading floors, switches to curling from Vancouver shortly after the closing bell."