The Cuban revolution was the catalyst that launched the financial career of Donald Sussman. As a precocious 12-year-old, he made his first stock market killing correctly betting Castro's guerrilla war would disrupt sugar supplies and drive up prices.
What was to become a lifelong addiction to markets started around the family dinner table where he first got his idea for the sugar deal. Growing up in Miami Beach, Sussman remembers his grandfather, who came down to visit during the winter months,
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