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Turney Duff

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Turney Duff has worked on Wall Street since 1994, including at Morgan Stanley, the Galleon Group, Argus Partners, and J.L. Berkowitz. A graduate of Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, he has written and executive-produced two short movies and under his rap name "Cleveland D," was partly responsible for the infamous Galleon song, "On the Good Ship Galleon." He currently lives in Long Island City.

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A formal degree might be a necessity for most entry-level jobs on Wall Street… but the real Wall Street education comes from experience.


As a young, naïve man, I moved to New York City in a U-Haul truck with America’s Moving Adventure – Maine! written on the side. It was 1994, and I was wearing L.L. Bean boots and a flannel shirt when I arrived in the City.


Shortly thereafter, I accidentally got...

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