The latest 20-something self-confessed day-trading prodigy is Elijah Oyefeso, a 21 year-old who is 'senior portfolio manager' at Gecth & Co, a company that seemingly teaches people how to trade. Oyefeso has come to the world's attention after his, 'gold Lamborghini and Bentley Continental' were written off in a '$695k crash' at the weekend. "Afterwards, I just started laughing," said Oyefeso, who reportedly dropped out of the University of Buckingham in the U.K.to trade full time.
Oyefeso's Twitter feed reveals that he has a busy social calendar which includes visiting schools and going to church. Therein, he also lambasts people for studying economics at university and earning $70k a year. He also says trading isn't as simple as it looks: "Everyone thinks it's easy, they don't know the amount of work you put in. The sleepless nights and long days."
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