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The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

By Jordan Belfort

Book overview

The Wolf of Wall Street is a non-fiction memoir book by former stockbroker and trader Jordan Belfort. The text was initially published on September 25, 2007 by Bantam Books. This is his debut book followed byCatching the Wolf of Wall Street, published in 2009.

It was adapted into the 2013 film of the same name, starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Belfort.


In this book, Jordan Belfort tells his real-life story of creating the Stratton Oakmont, a brokerage house engaged in pump and dump schemes with penny stocks. The firm was shut down by regulators in the late 1990s, and Belfort was jailed for securities fraud.

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