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As the founder of Bridgewater Associates, one of the world's largest hedge funds, Ray Dalio's path to success has been marked with extraordinary achievements, hard lessons and self reflection, all detailed in his best-selling book, Principles. Dalio sat down with Investopedia Editor-in-Chief Caleb Silver to cover the 10 keys to success he'd give to college grads with an eye on financial services. 

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