How's this for a bad day? You are Quentin Broad. You are head of equity research at CIBC World Markets. You are staring at your screens. The telecom stocks are on fire. BCE is in play. Telus may get taken out too. It is an equity trader's dream scenario: Ten million shares a day are changing hands in bid, liquid companies. All you need to do is have a view on these stocks, and your firm is going to make a ton of money.