Toronto teen a stu­dent of the in­vest­ing game

Bran­don Fleisher, 17, has dou­bled his ini­tial $50k in­vest­ment over the course of one year

Metro Canada (Winnipeg) - - BUSINESS - GIL­BERT NGABO Metro in Toronto

Call him the pup of Bay Street. At 17, Bran­don Fleisher un­der­stands the ins and outs of stock mar­kets like a, well, wolf.

The Grade 12 stu­dent at Toronto’s Up­per Canada Col­lege has, within a year, dou­bled his ini­tial in­vest­ment of $50,000. He also started a com­pany through which he of­fers free anal­y­sis of dif­fer­ent stocks and mar­kets.

Fleisher picked up an in­ter­est in the world of stock ex­changes when he was in Grade 8.

“In a math class, we all had to pick a stock and grow the most out of it by the end of the year,” he said. “I did very well, then started play­ing vir­tual stock-ex­change games with fake money, and it re­ally gave

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