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Gary Gensler, Ballroom Dancer

Gary Gensler, outgoing chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has been called the “best” chairman of the Federal financial regulation institution. But you could also add another title to his many accolades: highly-skilled ballroom dancer.

The surreptitious video pulled from the March 2013 Futures Industry Association meeting in Boca Raton made the financial reporter rounds this spring, but Gensler seemed to take it in stride.

Sources confirmed that Gensler “just likes to dance,” the New York Times‘ Dealbook reported. He’s lucky he’s so good at it.

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  • http://onpoint.wbur.org/about-on-point/sam-gale-rosen Sam Gale Rosen

    A note: you owe it to yourself to watch this video at least to the 0:26 mark.

    • nkandersen

      MAGIC. ELUSIVE. HOOP DANCER.

  • TJPhoto40

    He did a lot of dancing with the CFTC as well.

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