How I learned to read -- and trade stocks -- in prison | Curtis "Wall Street" Carroll

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  • Published on:  Thursday, May 18, 2017
  • Financial literacy isn't a skill -- it's a lifestyle. Take it from Curtis "Wall Street" Carroll. As an incarcerated individual, Caroll knows the power of a dollar. While in prison, he taught himself how to read and trade stocks, and now he shares a simple, powerful message: we all need to be more savvy with our money.

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     3 hours ago


  • keith crick

    keith crick

     9 hours ago

    Whats on his neck, a hanger?

  • insertnamehere



    Democratically controlled education system have kept minorities as slaves without them knowing it. White people arent the problem to minorities. Democrats are. Their policies keep people illiterate.

  • The Certified Visions Production Company

    The Certified Visions Production Company


    Amazing work brother! Financial literacy is a lifestyle.

  • Tima Mans

    Tima Mans


    Best video ever

  • GreenMoneyWatch


     2 days ago

    Speaking of stocks, check out my research

  • Suzette Marian

    Suzette Marian

     3 days ago

    This was one of the BEST TedTalks I’ve ever watched!!!

  • A C

    A C

     3 days ago

    SMH ..Exploitation at it's best this man taught himself and the prison using him not even a suit to tell these investors or show the prison do work .



     3 days ago

  • Vagif Kazimov

    Vagif Kazimov

     4 days ago

    I am a 24 years old man living on the streets of LA. Thank God I keep away from drugs. Have regular showers, do laundry, so that I don't drown even deeper. To be honest, I was always wasting my time and money. Even if I had 1000$/hour income before, it wouldn't give me a better lifestyle. Getting homeless taught me that I have to learn to take care of my spendings, to learn self-discipline. It doesn't matter how much I earn, it matters how I spend the money. Recently I got a job, and now I am saving to buy a car. Have big plans and will never give up. It's a big lesson in my life I am going through right now. I can feel this guy!

  • Vessup Films

    Vessup Films

     4 days ago

    Where can I take this class

  • Julia Julia

    Julia Julia

     6 days ago

    Standing ovation, daymmm!

  • Julia Julia

    Julia Julia

     6 days ago +1

    Is it me, or does his speech sound like rap verses?

  • Sudip Roy

    Sudip Roy

     6 days ago

    A W E S O M E. AWESOME 👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻

  • andhikahp


     6 days ago

    better than Eminem lyrics

  • Shatierra Smith

    Shatierra Smith

     7 days ago

    ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ that closing was amazing!!!! Definitely sharing!

  • Walker Smith

    Walker Smith

     7 days ago

    Bullshit. Another fraud!

  • Ventura County Mike B

    Ventura County Mike B

     7 days ago

    This was so transparent! Amazing

  • christopher owen

    christopher owen

     7 days ago

    someome who knows him should tell him he must write a book ,

  • Camelot


     7 days ago

    Financial literacy is not the intention of the Elites, debt slavery is. Our system of Government is intended to keep the races divided, uneducated, heavily taxed, and working just to survive. This is how you control a nation people.