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Title

6 Famous Flameouts of Famed Investors

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-15-2016

Abstract

Ask Christopher Ma to characterize a certain type of high-rolling investor, and you might think he's talking about this year's crop of presidential hopefuls: "They are self-centered, egotistic, cocky, and borderline narcissistic." It's how the director of the Roland George Investments Institute at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida, describes stock market moguls and pundits who mix self-promotion, rock-star decorum and wild prognostication into an elixir just as toxic as it is intoxicating.