“I worked really hard to gain the trust from my parents to invest real money in my portfolio.” Brandon Fleisher, student and investing whiz me the thrill.”
Not too long after, Fleisher started spending entire days combing through companies’ financial reports and studying balance sheets.
It took about two years of balancing school workload and his passion for running a virtual portfolio before he got the chance to invest real money. Fascinated by his success and skills in the markets, Fleisher’s parents gave him money to setup an account with a broker.
“I worked really hard to gain the trust from my parents to invest the real money in my portfolio,” he said, explaining that he was making big profits in the fake money trade, where he invested in Netflix and Tesla.
He has since broadened his network of investors, and his company, The Financial Bulls, is now operated with him as CEO and other people his age offering financial advice.
So what’s the secret to his success? Fleisher said it’s simple: Find companies that are growing and profitable and have the patience to stay in- vested for a good while.
It also helps if you’re a bit of a whiz kid too.
“I really do like investing. I don’t really see it as a burden,” he said. “When I am doing investments, it’s not as if I need to take a break at any point at all.”
Brandon Fleisher has got a solid start in stock market investing at the ripe young age of 17.