Plaxico Burress And Tim Sykes Are Now Involved Professionally

Whether that relationship entails Sykes becoming Burress's financial advisor or Burress attending Tim Sykes University is unclear.
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Remember Tim Sykes? Starred in the inaugural, pre-crisis season of Wall Street Warriors, where his claim to fame was that he’d turned $12,415 in Bar Mitzvah money into “a pre-tax sum of $1.65 million”? Was named to the now defunct Trader Monthly‘s 30 Under 30 list, and subsequently disinvited to one of their party, a turn of events he did not take well? After he closed his fund– Cilantro Partners–, claiming the SEC had “fucked” him, Sykes continued to send out daily investment columns/penny stock advice/I will make you rich/what have you emails, and last year appeared on an episode of Below Deck, in which he referred to the crew as his slaved, made them sit through a "stock lesson," and wore an American Flag as a scarf. Anyway! He and former NY Giant and noted marksman Plaxico Burress have teamed up together to do...something.

Former NY Giant who shot himself in the leg teams up with 'penny stock millionaire' Tim Sykes [BI]

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