In any good fantasy series, the hero doesn’t just wake up, walk outside his door and slay the dragon. In fact, the hero usually faces off against the dragon or the dragon’s underlings at the beginning and at best is very ill matched but more likely barely escapes. We all know about Frodo’s first face
So I started my finance career in 2013 with no knowledge of what finance really meant. My background was economics and so I knew about the Cobb-Douglas equation, Solow Growth Model, multiplier effect of taxes, difference between comparative and absolute advantage in international economics and how Nash equilibrium affected incentives in OPEC and other collusions.