STOCK MARKET: Treff the Terrible

Abraham Treff, 19, was watching a newscast on TV last November when an interview with Ralph Nader came on. "I said that whatever he's doing the average American can do," Treff recalled. "My friends said I didn't know what I was talking about. So I said I'd investigate the stock market. So they all started laughing and said, 'What'll you find out about the stock market?' "

Treff found out that he could put Wall Street in an uproar. The Securities and Exchange Commission, the New York Stock Exchange and half a dozen...

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