The Best Stock-Picker on Wall Street Is a Cat

Master of the Mew-niverse.Photo: Courtesy of Jill Insley

A ginger cat named Orlando beat out three professional investors and a group of students in a yearlong stock-picking competition, the U.K.’s Observer reports, after the stocks he chose by “throwing his favourite toy mouse on a grid of numbers allocated to different companies” ended up making more than 10 percent on the year. Orlando is just days away from getting hired by Goldman Sachs and demanding an eight-figure bonus and a promotion to partner.