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Investment Banking Traders

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Read books such as Investment Banking For Dummies (For Dummies, 2014) to learn more about the field. Participate in investment competitions during high school and college to learn more about the stock market and build your skills. The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania offers the Knowledge@Wharton High School Investment Competition (, a free, global, online investment simulation for students, ages 14–18, and teachers. Other methods to explore the investment banking industry include joining business and finance clubs in high school and college and talking with investment banking traders about their careers. 

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