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David Andalman

April 6, 2014


David Andalman joins the Stocks & Jocks show every Monday and Wednesday morning. He was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and earned his bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Illinois, and then his MBA in Finance and Marketing from Indiana University. David traded for a year at the MidAmerica Commodity Exchange before starting the DACS Research Newsletters on commodity futures, which were the first all-technical research newsletters at the CME. Currently, he has been a senior wealth manager and portfolio strategist for over 23 years. He holds registrations in Series 3, 4 (Options Principal), 7, 55, 63 and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor.

Favorite Sports Moment

Going to the outdoor hockey game at Soldiers Field in January—2 degrees with a -10 windchill…all worth it, as the Blackhawks thumped the Penguins 5-1.

One Thing Listeners Might Not Know About You

I am an avid golfer, typically shoot around 93-96…and usually looking for a twosome or threesome to “join up.”

One Trade You’d Like to Have Back

My mom calling me when I was at Illinois and asking me what she should do with the thousands of baseball cards that I had stored up in suitcases; I said—“throw them out”…”I’ll never do anything with them.” The collection included at least a half dozen Mickey Mantle rookie cards—in perfect condition,, the latter alone worth about $150,000. The collection today would be valued at least @ $250,000….cie la vie!!