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# According to Nassim Taleb, the reason that most successful

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According to Nassim Taleb, the reason that most successful [#permalink]  27 Apr 2013, 03:49
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According to Nassim Taleb, the reason that most successful Wall Street traders make more money than their peers is not that they are more skilled but because they are lucky.

A. the reason that most successful Wall Street traders make more money than their peers is not that they are more skilled but because they are lucky.

B. most successful Wall Street traders make more money than their peers not because they are more skilled, but because they are lucky.

C. the reason for most successful Wall Street traders making more money than their peers is that they are lucky and not because they are more skilled.

D. most successful Wall Street traders make more money than their peers because of their luck, not because they are more skilled.

E. the reason why most successful Wall Street traders make more money than their peers is that they are not more skilled but lucky.
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Re: According to Nassim Taleb [#permalink]  27 Apr 2013, 04:33
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According to Nassim Taleb, the reason that most successful Wall Street traders make more money than their peers is not that they are more skilled but because they are lucky.

To answer correctly we have to mantain parallelism.

A. the reason that most successful Wall Street traders make more money than their peers is not that they are more skilled but because they are lucky.
Not parellel, moreover avoid "the reason is that" on SC if possible-
B. most successful Wall Street traders make more money than their peers not because they are more skilled, but because they are lucky.
CORRECT
C. the reason for most successful Wall Street traders making more money than their peers is that they are lucky and not because they are more skilled.
The reason "for" is wrong, and not parallel
D. most successful Wall Street traders make more money than their peers because of their luck, not because they are more skilled.
"because" and "because of" are not parallel
E. the reason why most successful Wall Street traders make more money than their peers is that they are not more skilled but lucky.
Again, not parallel
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Re: According to Nassim Taleb   [#permalink] 27 Apr 2013, 04:33
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