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March 14, 2016


Jim Burns, Lean Hog trader on the CME is in-studio talking Donald Trump, taxes on traders, the NCAA Tournament and much more. Dennis Bracco, former college basketball official, shares fascinating stories from his time as a Division 1 referee. John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures shares a ‘Stock of the Day’. Finally, David Andalman of DACS Research talks markets. 

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Jim Burns

Mr. Burns is an agricultural commodities trader, specializing in Lean Hog trades on the CME Trading Floor. You can follow Jim on Twitter @jimmyhog.

Dennis Bracco

Mr. Bracco is a retired college basketball official, who refereed Division 1 games for the Big 10, MAC, Conference USA and others.

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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