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Land of the Free, Home of the Fray

Fourth of July weekend show gets international with guest Leif Zetterberg, Chairman of VLT AB and Inlandsinnovation AB, and former State Secretary and member of the Parliament of Sweden. He talks about the EURO economy with the Chief and Chris Manns of PTI Securities & Futures. Kathy Dervin then breaks down the perceived value of the American dollar along with the NBA spending spree. 

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Guests & Co-Hosts

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.

Leif Zetterberg

Mr. Leif Zetterberg is the Chairman of VLT AB and Inlandsinnovation AB. He is a Director of SLU Holding AB. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Föreningen Lantbrukarnas Riksförbund. Mr. Zetterberg served as a President of LRF Group. Mr. Zetterberg served as the Chief Executive Officer at Federation of Swedish Farmers Lantbrukarnas Riks- fÎrbund and Lantbrukarnas Ekonomi AB. He served as a President of Federation of Swedish Farmers. He served as a Deputy Chairman of Swedbank Hypotek AB. He served as the Chairman of the Board of Case Asset Management AB, Mandamus Fastigheter AB., LRF Media AB, VLT AB, Spira AB, and Mandamus Sverige AB. He served as a Deputy Chairman of Spintab AB. He served as a Director of Mandamus Fastigheter AB since 1997. He served as a Director of International Chamber of Commerce Sweden, FÎreningsSparban- ken AB and Svenska Ridsport- fÎrbundet. He served as a Director of TV4 AB since 1992. Mr. Zetterberg serves as State Secretary of Asa Torstensson. He has a degree from the Uppsala University in Denver.

Kathy Dervin

Kathy Dervin has been with Stocks & Jocks since 2011 as our Friday morning contributor, producer and banking guru. She has worked in the financial markets industry since 1993, including PC Quote/HyperFeed 1993 to 2003 and Thomson Reuters 2003 to 2013. She is currently Vice President at an investment bank. Read more.

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