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Ron DeLegge II

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Ron DeLegge II is the author of 'Gents with No Cents: A Closer Look at Wall Street, its Customers, Financial Regulators, and the Media. DeLegge is not affiliated with the DeLegge Funeral Home in Schenectady, NY, but he's open to the idea of receiving a small equity stake in the business. Ron is also the weekly voice of the Index Investing Show. He writes for and Research Magazine.

In preparation of the Wall Street Coloring Book 2012 Fall Release, I just launched a FREE new iPhone/iPad app...called: the Wall Street Coloring Book app. The FREE app will give an interactive taste of what the book is all about. Please share and please enjoy!

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Gents with No Cents

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Wall Street Coloring Book

3.83 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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