Open Outcry for the Past
November 24, 2014
John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures previews the week’s markets. Chris Manns and Bruce Moran are in-studio talking financial systems, the Middle East and more. Charlie Carey, board of directors at the CME Group talks high-frequency trading, the demise of open outcry markets and more. Finally, David Andalman of DACS Research talks technicals.
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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.
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.
Bruce J. Moran is a Senior Consultant (Security Solutions Technology, LLC.), Subject Matter Expert (SME) and Strategic Planning Consultant to public officials, committees, departments, agencies, ‘think tanks’ and governments. He is experienced in foreign policy, security operations & hi-tech systems I.E. logistics & operations (connectivity, interoperability and interfacing), SMART* fusion protocols and applications. He consults for The U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. State Department, U.S. Department of Commerce, USTR, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Joint Economic Committee, House/Senate Committees on Banking & Finance, Senate Permanent Committee Investigations and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
Mr. Carey has served as a member of the CME Group Board since July 2007 and previously as its Vice Chairman in connection with CME’s merger with CBOT Holdings. Previously Mr. Carey served as Chairman of CBOT since 2003, as Vice Chairman from 2000 to 2002, as First Vice Chairman during 1993 and 1994 and as a board member of CBOT from 1997 to 1999 and from 1990 to 1992. Mr. Carey is a principal in the firms of Henning and Carey Trading Company and Henning-Carey Proprietary Trading LLC, one of CME Group’s clearing firms. He has been a member of CBOT since 1978 and was a member of the MidAmerica Commodity Exchange from 1976 to 1978. He serves on the board of BM&FBOVESPA, the largest exchange company in Latin America.
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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