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Future Stars

Meet Izzy, Our Future Star!

Future Stars

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Izzy is a 19-year-old finance major at Lehigh University. Originally from Turkmenistan, Izzy and his family moved here in 2015.

Izzy worked two jobs while still in high school all in order to save money and build capital. Ultimately, he wound up with 6k to start active investing.

After dabbling in penny stocks, he discovered options and tastytrade, boosting his knowledge with a few of the different series on the network.

While having some early success, it wasn't without some of its pitfalls. Tune in as Izzy walks through his "trading roller coaster" with the weakness late in 2018 and what he learned from it. Then, find out how he trades actively while being a full-time college student, why he wants to be a market maker, and what he's done so far in January 2019.

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