The world as a global department store: five astounding stories from different corners of the globe – stories of winners and losers, of trading and hoping, of success and promise. This is an illuminating expedition into the heart of eBay headquarters.
More than 200 million people use eBay, the largest Internet auction house worldwide. Each day, hundreds more join those ranks, ready to change their lives and find happiness in the world of virtual commerce. Filmmakers Marcus Vetter and Stefan Tolz spent more than a year observing people in their attempts to fulfill their eBay dreams. Traders’ Dreams interweaves personal eBay stories with a global finance thriller in a surprising and entertaining fashion.
It’s a film about the philosophy behind the “eBay system” and how eBay affects the future of the trading business globally. How close are we to realizing the phenomenal dream of a system in which everyone can win?