13 year old trader

I am making this thread because I am so passionate about trading and I'm doing everything in my power to network to finally get an internship in the hedge fund industry. I even built a LinkedIn bot to send out my cv to Portfolio Managers. Would also appreciate if someone wanted to be my investment mentor who gives me advice and leads me in the right direction. I've been trading for two years now and I feel comfortable my portfolio is up 40% YTD (2019-03-21).

My goal is to get into an ivy league and later get a CFA. I am already trying to study for the CFA even tough my dad won't let me buy those books.

The biggest goal I have is to move to Greenwich, CT and start a hedge fund specializing in currency trading. I'm trying to become the next George Soros. Fun fact my Hungarian grandfather actually went to the same boarding school as him.

My CV :

Sportvägen ¤¤, Stockholm -Phone number (+4670142####)

Mail : [email protected]

Born 2005/05/##


Independent Trader 2017 - Present
Trading mostly EUR/USD, USD/JPY, Dax 30, SPX 500 and Gold.

  • Making trading decisions based on fundamental and technical analysis.

  • Long-term investor in small-cap companies. Decisions based on fundamental analysis.

As an independent trader, I have developed a very strong analytical ability. I use this ability in the stock market. It has a strong impact on my results.
As an analyst and a trader have I developed a strong ability in excel. I use excel when I, for example, backtest different strategies.

Practiced on Unga Aktiesparare

At UA, I got the chance to analyze stocks and write about futures on their blog. This was very useful for me to get an
insight at an early age of being on an office and getting time pressure to be done with tasks.


 2019 Mars – 2019 May: HEC Paris.
Investment Management in an Evolving and Volatile World by HEC Paris and AXA Investment Managers (Online Course)

 2018 December – 2019 Jan: Yale University Financial Markets (Online Course)

 2012 - 2021 : Tegelhagen Skola (Elementary School), Stockholm

  • SKILLS -

 Strong Excel analysis skills with the ability to backtest trading strategies.
 Experience using macroeconomic news to make bets in major commodities and major indices.
 The ability to keep calm and not take bad decisions when having work overload
 Fast learner
 Very high work ethic
 Knowledge on how to hedge with derivatives and options.


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Comments (32)

Mar 23, 2019 - 8:34pm

Remove your name. Echoing others, your teens are meant to be enjoyed while learning a lot. Satisfy your curiosity by reading this site.

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Mar 24, 2019 - 10:41am

Yes! That's correct. The Persson family also owns H&M!

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Mar 24, 2019 - 10:13am

Impressive CV at such an early stage - very well done.

First and foremost, remove your name, address, and contact details when posting on the site.

Two further pieces of advice:
Firstly, make sure you match your extra-curricula attainment with solid academic attainment: do well at school and get into a good university, studying a reputable degree.
Secondly, add to your understanding of trading by looking into statistics and programming. I see you're keen on online courses: I'd suggest looking into the University of Michigan's Python course on Coursera - will provide you with a solid base that will in turn help you refine your strategies.

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Mar 27, 2019 - 4:25pm

I'd appreciate the enthusiasm and you seem to be very driven. However, there is only so much you can do at this stage of your life, and I urge you to take a step back and enjoy your childhood/teenage years. It's time you'll never get back, and you'll have plenty of time to move torwards your dream career down the road.

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Mar 28, 2019 - 10:58am


Finally, someone who understands that I'm serious and that finance is what makes me happy!

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Mar 28, 2019 - 10:54am

This is not a troll post! I am a 13-year-old from Stockholm.

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Mar 28, 2019 - 8:06pm

You said you know how to hedge with derivatives. If I ask you a question, can you give me a top down answer?

There are so many hedging variations, you wouldn't even know where to start. You've never traded for a firm before, I guarantee you, you walk into an interview with that resume with seasoned traders, you'll get smoked and you'll learn to become humble real quick, as i have before. Well maybe not so much because you're only 13 as they will like your enthusiasm but no one is going to take you seriously.

Listen, you're 13, there is no reason to post your resume and have any astonishing accomplishments. Don't get me wrong, I like yoir ethnisuam but if you really want to get in the industry, focus on your grades and get into a good school. No one cares about you knowing derivatives at the age of 13 as opposed to a 22 year old with a solid GPA from good uni who knows nothing.

And that is the honest truth.

Apr 8, 2019 - 5:52pm

if you're 13 and swedish you're surrounded by what I imagine are a bunch of young candace bergens or elin nordgrens. yes, work on getting good grades, but work on your other "craft" bro, chase some women. or, if you're of a different persuasion, lots of good looking swedish blokes I'm sure.

life is short, you can be a trader when you're 80. you can only feel up soon-to-be VS models in high school while youre...also in high school.

Apr 10, 2019 - 9:05am

Yes of course won't I forget the beautifal Swedish women!

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Dec 23, 2019 - 5:41pm

This is a shitpost that dosnt deserve monkey shit. Thanks for the read

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Dec 24, 2019 - 11:59am

If you're only 13 and here learning, then you're way ahead of your peers and that's just great. You've found something that interests you and started your road to success early, and that's a huge life advantage.

Because you're so young, one thing you haven't experienced yet is seeing how the world changes over time. The trading industry, and all other industries as well, evolve and the opportunities that are hot now may not be 10 years from now. 20 years ago, the traders in the pit used to be able to make killing through market making type of trades based on their intutition. Now, that part of the industry is dead, there's no more physical pit, everything is on computers, and quantitative strategies are the big thing. As the algos get better and more people join the gold rush, it's going to get tougher for the quants to be as profitable. By the time you are starting your career in about 8 years from now, you can expect the finance industry to be quite different in some way.

Learn all the knowledge you can, but keep your eyes open for where the opportunities are and be willing to shift your interests. Work on building skills that are flexible, and get to know people. The world might lead you to a very different place from trading, and still be very good.

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