Wall Street’s Art Cashin reflects on 9/11 and what it took to rebuild

A day before the 20th anniversary of 9/11, veteran trader Art Cashin reflected Friday on the impact of the terrorist attacks on Wall Street, the country and him personally.

Cashin, who has been an NYSE member since 1964, was in lower Manhattan on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. He remained in the stock exchange building all day, even as the NYSE and Nasdaq did not open for trading, a rare occurrence, because of the attacks.

Phone service was severely impaired in Manhattan that day, but those at Cashin’s post somehow remained operational, he said Friday on CNBC’s “Squawk on

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