Chris Foley, Jester of Wall Street

After more than a decade of misery in finance jobs, Chris Foley found salvation in comedy
"You know you hate your job when you're taking naps on the toilet" Photograph by John Loomis for Bloomberg Businessweek

Chris Foley was so stressed working as a stockbroker that in 2008 he started getting Botox injections in his armpits to reduce perspiration. He developed rashes and suffered through a monthlong bout of diarrhea. His body, he says, was telling him he was in the wrong profession.

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