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Time for Brass Tacks: Will I Make a Killing?

By Derek On September 6, 2011

“Money talks… but all mine ever says is good-bye.” Anonymous

As I’ve said in other parts of this blog, stockbroking is a lucrative career. In the good old days you worked gentlemen’s hours, had two-hour, four-martini lunches and knocked off early to play a round of golf.

Nowadays, you are never drinking at lunch (unless it is London on a Friday) and more often than not you will find yourself wolfing down a sandwich on the desk. But the compensation is better than the days of yore, so it isn’t all bad.

Paid Squat to Start

When starting out in the business your compensation will be thin, to put it mildly. This is because you ….

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