Toronto teen a student of the investing game
Brandon Fleisher, 17, has doubled his initial $50k investment over the course of one year
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