Greatest Stock Market Trades Ever Made
- Jesse Livermore’s $100 Million Trade. Without a doubt, one of the greatest stock trades ever made was a wild bet made by financial genius, Jesse Livermore.
- Andy Krieger’s $300 Million Trade.
- Jim Chanos’ Enron Beef.
- Stanley Druckenmiller.
- John Paulson’s Credit Default Swaps.
Who has made the most money in the stock market?
1) Warren Buffett (net worth $67 billion): Buffett’s publicly traded Berkshire Hathaway investing vehicle has averaged 19% annualized since 1965. That gives him one of the greatest investment track records in history (many argue the greatest — more on that in a moment).
Can you get rich from stocks?
You can get rich with stocks, you just need to take the risk. You can grow wealth by putting your money into the stock market over a long timeframe. The key takeaway is you can’t get rich with stocks without taking on some risk.
How long does it take to get rich from stocks?
Despite wild rides in the stock market, the best thing you can do is to think long-term and start investing early: If you invest $10 per week: After one year, you’ll have $541; after five years, you’ll have $3,173; after 10 years, you’ll have $7,836.