January 25, 2016
John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures shares a “Stock of the Day”. Robin Spitalny, VP of PTI Securities & Futures out of northern New Jersey discusses the East coast’s weekend blizzard and how it could affect trading, before taking a look at her favorite retail stocks. David Andalman of DACS Research tells us how to trade these markets.
Guests & Co-Hosts
John Neal directs PTI Securities’ Glendale, Arizona office serving the firm’s clients in the Phoenix metro area and across the Western U.S. He oversees day-to-day operations, including client services, investor education, staff management and marketing. John has more than 12 years of management experience in the securities and financial services industry. He joined PTI Securities in 2003 in this role. Prior to that time, he was a branch manager with Phoenix area firms, Granite Capital Management and, most recently, Independent Financial Management. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, John earned a bachelor’s degree in international management from Arizona State University in Tempe. Away from work, John enjoys reading, live music and outdoor activities. He also volunteers with the St. Vincent De Paul Society and the Lupus Foundation of America. Married with two children, John and his family live in Peoria, Arizona.
Robin Spitalny earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and an MBA from Northwestern University. She has over 40 years of professional experience in securities and financial services. Before joining PTI Securities, she traded on the American Stock Exchange and the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) for 13 years. She also has served as Assistant Treasurer at Pullman Inc. in Chicago. Robin is one of the original members of the “Council of One Hundred,” a mentoring organization for women undergraduate and graduate students at Northwestern University. Read more.
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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