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A Wall Street Whiz Kid

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Confessions of a Wall Street Whiz Kid

If you can set aside the search for religion, you can get a feel for the seamier side of Wall Street from a high school drop out who went on to make and lose several fortunes.  There are lessons here for all.

The emotional, moral, and ethical side of investing is more important than any DCF model or spreadsheet in your future success.

Complete Video Clips Course on Trading, Value Investing and Corporate Finance

My father established our relationship when I was seven years old. He looked at me and said, “You know, I brought you in this world, and I can take you out. And it don’t make no difference to me, I’ll make another one look just like you.” –Bill Cosby

A Reader asks,”How can I learn about Wall Street and investing?”

My reply: Review and study the clips below–you will gain more than sitting in a classroom all day.

How auction markets work:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSZKDkLgzhk

How investors think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zakyg3thfY

Price versus value: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLo7tHDHgOc

Activist Investing and Corporate Finance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7rvupKipmY  Danny Devito:”I am not your best friend, I am your ONLY friend.”

How Wall Street REALLY works:


Act as if: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTFU9c9MrkE&feature=related

Making the sale:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXBgEpUlPVg&feature=related

Learn how to negotiate:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xT5iqTgypVs

Really study the above to gain the wisdom to retire rich: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmMS9nvi6eg&feature=related

or go to traditional college and begin your career here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJB0CzlzSwY or work here:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYhXeirfMp8&feature=related

WHY even go to college? http://www.jamesaltucher.com/2012/03/did-obama-really-say-he-wants-everyone-to-go-to-college/

It is your choice–YOU decide!  Let me know what happens.