Raj Malhotra (Raj Mahal is his stage name) is a former Wall Street trader-turned-stand-up-comedian. By day, he works as a senior trading mentor at the Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management (ITPM). He has worked at Wall Street firms covering three continents, including at Bank of America, BNP Paribas and Nomura. By night, he is a comedian who draws from his unique ethnic background and Wall Street career to entertain audiences, highlighting the struggles of the 1 percent. He can be seen at Gotham Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club, NY Comedy Club, Greenwich Village Comedy Club, and the Tribeca Comedy Lounge. Follow him on Twitter @RajMahalTweets and @RajWSGuru.
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