Up From Homelessness: Meet a Chicago trading executive who was once homeless and is now a star.
Traders Magazine, February 2003
For many young people, Christopher Gardner has become a role model. This former resident of some mean streets is a Horatio Alger of the securities industry. Gardner, a veteran trading pro, urges high school students to hit the books. "I want them to understand that there is a very direct relationship between what you learn, and what you earn," he said. "The message I give them simply is no books, no bucks."
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