Bradenton Herald, January 13, 2017
The next Wolf of Wall Street may be living in a Sarasota dorm room.
Students at New College of Florida are spending the interlude between first and second semesters playing the stock market — employing trading strategies, debating when to buy or sell and watching their accounts rise and fall with the whims of the market and the wisdom of their choices.
“The Dow Jones dropped 100 points in a day. I got hosed on that day,” said Eric Brigham, 19. Last year Brigham’s overall investment of $100,000 netted him roughly $3,000 in profit.