Ten-year-old sent to his room for buying BP
Ten-year-old Max Richardson from Kent, was said by his mother to be ‘in big trouble’ after an evening’s internet share dealing saw him turn his £1.50 pocket money into sufficient wealth to buy oil company BP.
Exploiting wildly fluctuating stock prices, Richardson raised funds to buy the oil giant ‘when he should’ve been doing his homework’, but, after news leaked of his decision to invest billions in renewable energy from ‘farts and bogies’ and under pressure to ‘tidy his room immediately’, he was forced to swap the company for a one-armed wrestling action figure, and a revised pocket money allowance of £650,000 per year.Click to send this story to a friend
Posted: Mar 25th, 2009 by AdrianJ
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