As he learns trading, a teenager is already stockpiling financial wisdom—and cash

In the case of 18-year-old Jacob Intrator, youth isn’t wasted on the young. While learning to trade equities, he’s increased his nest egg nine-fold in four years.

Jacob Intrator

Not many 14-year-olds pick up Burton G. Malkiel’s A Random Walk Down Wall Street to study the markets, but Intrator says the book changed his life. He also became a follower of the tastylive financial network, where he gained valuable insights on financial markets.

It all started with his eighth-grade macroeconomics class. Homeschooled in Miami throughout high school, Intrator, a triplet with two sisters, set up his own course of study. 

He became fascinated with...

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