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How I Made $2 Million in the Stock Market: The Darvas system for stock market profits by Nicolas Darvas

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Chapter two: Entering Wall Street

I called Lou Keller. I told him who I was and what I wanted. Next day he sent me some papers to sign, and advised me that as soon as I returned them with a deposit I would have an account with his brokerage firm. When I received his notice something happened to me. Suddenly I began to feel that I was becoming part of the financial scene. I cannot describe Wall Street because I have never been there physically, but even its name had an almost mystical attraction for me.

Here everything was going to be serious and different. I now considered my Canadian induction period as pure crazy gambling that I would never repeat.

As I studied the long gray columns of stock market quotations in the New York papers, I felt ...

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