Its often said that bankers and others are not much better than random chance. Some do really well but that is just statistics at work.
So can rats do a better job? Do their different brains allow different kinds of pattern matching? Probably not but its an interesting article... :)
Did he really expect serious interest in financially savvy rats? “Yes, yes. Honestly I did,” he says. “I’ve been involved with the financial industry for some time and people try anything.”