A photo in the windows of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) building illustrate the growing tensions between some of those who work in the city's financial district and Occupy Chicago Protesters. The words "We are the 1%" were put in the window as an answer to the movement's motto, "We are the 99%", meaning not part of the richest one percent of Americans, who also seem to have the most political influence.
To add insult to injury, a well-known trader came out of the building today to record a mocking video. Meanwhile, the protesters down at the U.S. Federal Reserve Building are being told that they have the option to either keep their stuff moving or get arrested or fined.
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