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November 3, 2014


Ag-Mondays with Chris Manns of PTI Securities & Futures in-studio and special guest Marie-Cécile Hénard-Damave, Manager of Farming Innovations & Markets at saf agr’iDées in Paris, France. Then, David Andalman of DACS Research previews the week’s trading session. 

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Chris Manns

Christopher Manns manages PTI Securities & Futures’ global commodities area and is a research analyst. He devotes much of his time to monitoring and analyzing the latest international commodities reports and financial research. This allows him to keep the firm’s management well informed so that they can, in turn, apprise their clients on pertinent information. Christopher has more than 18 years of securities and financial services experience. Prior to joining PTI Securities, he was a floor broker for AE Staley at the Chicago Board of Trade, and worked for the grain division of Rodman & Renshaw. He has authored many commodities articles and training materials, and speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese. Christopher earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. Christopher lives with his wife in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. Read more.

Marie-Cécile Hénard-Damave

Marie-Cécile is an agronomist and agricultural economist passionate about global trends in markets, demography, food, energy and technology. She specializes in analyzing international agricultural markets and policies, technological innovations — strengthening the strategic role of agriculture. She reports in saf agr’iDées newsletters, drafts articles in other agricultural publications in Europe and organizes conferences on economic policy and technological innovations.

David Andalman

Technical Analyst, DACS Research, PTI Securities & Futures

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. Read more.

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