Many people are attracted to the stock markets because they are positive that stocks hold the key to making a fortune without working very hard for it. I know this sounds crazy to many people but the facts are that this claim is mostly true. All you have to do to confirm it is to watch the stock market. At any point in a day, thousands of people are betting a stock will move up in price while thousands of other people are betting it will drop. Betting is actually an apt description of what is going on too because at the end of the day there will be some winners and some losers. It’s a zero sum gain activity for the majority of participants.

How are these people getting their information? This is another piece to the puzzle. There are literally hundreds and hundreds of so called “experts” picking which stocks to buy now because these “experts” are positive that their picks are good investments. But, are they? The answer is, probably not. In a recent article published in the Huffington Post, Dan Solin, a New York Times best-selling author wrote an article covering this very topic. IIn the article, Dan points out succinctly what the major forces at work in the markets are, especially in the area of stock “experts” picking the “right” stocks.

Laidlaw and company is a full-service investment banking and brokerage firm. They are known for offering personalized investment advice to private and public institutions.

The CEO of Laidlaw and Company is Mathew Eitner and James Ahern is the firm’s managing partner and head of capital markets. The firm has been reasonably successful they are however embroiled in a controversy with one of their clients, Relmada Therapeutics.