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June 15, 2015


The Chief and Matty discuss the history of Colt, before talking Blackhawks hockey, as the Hawks prepare for their opportunity to win the Stanley Cup on home ice for the first time since 1938. Tom Shanahan calls in to discuss the latest on Greece. John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures shares a “Stock of the Day”. Finally, David Andalman of DACS Research talks markets. 

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Guests & Co-Hosts

Tom Shanahan

Tom began his derivatives career in 1988 with O’Connor and Associates as an option specialist and market maker in equity and index products on the floor of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. He was appointed a Director at UBS upon its acquisition of O’Connor in 1991 and continued as a risk manager and trader. In 1996, Tom joined LETCO Trading on the CBOE as an independent market maker where he subsequently co-founded the KFT DPM, an on and off floor specialist trading unit. In 2002, after the sale of LETCO to Toronto Dominion, he became a sector manager for TD specializing in the energy and metals books. In 2003, he Joined Ronin Capital in Chicago as a proprietary options trader applying his expertise in energy markets to volatility arbitrage and commodities futures trading. Tom joined The Pengana Global Volatility Fund in September 2008 to develop the fundamental equity and commodities option portfolio. Tom is an experienced derivative professional with excellent theoretical options knowledge and a keen eye for fundamental catalysts and opportunities. He brings an experienced fundamental proprietary trading talent to the clients of Saxony and will offer idea genesis and risk management consulting in addition to superior execution. He is a frequent co-host on the popular financial radio show “Stocks and Jocks” in Chicago and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania as well as a Master of Science degree in Finance from Temple University.

John Neal

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.

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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