Jacob Gottlieb is an American doctor and investor who have an exceptional skill in trading. He has a professional license in practicing medicine, but due to a change of heart, he, later on, decided to focus on the world of investment and trading. His parents came from Poland, and they arrived in the United States as immigrants during the 1960s. The parents of Jacob Gottlieb decided to settle in the city of New York, where he will be spending most of his childhood. As a student, he impressed his classmates and teachers when he joined a contest at school, and he invited his parents to watch him. The contest gives the contestants a portfolio of stocks, and it is up to the contestant to guess which one of those stocks would earn the most.
Due to his knowledge in trading and mathematics, the young Jacob Gottlieb correctly guessed which stocks would perform well, and the school awarded him with recognition. His parents were amazed as to how he found out which stock would earn, and they congratulated their child for doing a job well done. On weekends, Jacob Gottlieb will be purchasing drinks from a local grocery, and he will be reselling it to golf players who are having a game at a local country club. He knew how to do business, and he earned money from reselling drinks which he will be using later on for school expenses.
Jacob Gottlieb took up a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, and he continued his studies to receive a Doctor of Medicine degree. He was the class’ magna cum laude, and his parents are so proud of his achievement. Jacob Gottlieb focused on becoming a good doctor, but he was not contented with what he is doing. He decided to leave the medical world to become a trader, and he, later on, established the Visium Asset Management LLC in 2005. Today, Jacob Gottlieb is a well-known investor who is one of the most successful in the field.