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Pearl and Co.

Lou and Tom compare notes on Georgia’s case against Donald Trump, collective bargaining, and Nick Saban stepping down. Pearl Manieri joins Dan and Tom next to promo the Najarian Family Office and weigh concentration risks. John and Tom close out the show conversing about uncooked beefsteaks, terrorist event insurance, and life expectancies.

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Lou Michels is an employment and sports law attorney with a national law firm, who is also an NFL player agent. He joins the Stocks & Jocks show every Thursday morning from Denver, Colorado. Lou represents companies and individuals in dealing with workplace problems ranging from labor union and discrimination cases to employment contracts and trade secret disputes. He played football at Air Force, and graduated from Duke Law School, where he developed an appreciation for college basketball. He is a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel. Lou grew up in Winnipeg, Canada, and Minneapolis, where his father was a professional football coach for the Minnesota Vikings for almost 30 years. Read more.


Daniel Johnedis is the President & Chief Investment Officer at Cratus Capital, LLC out of Savannah, GA. Dan oversees the business and investment process, leads the Cratus team and manages the client relationships. Mr. Johnedis has over 30 years of experience in institutional and individual portfolio management, investment research and client service, and has been featured on CNN, Bloomberg, CNBC and more.

Pearl Manieri 

Pearl is COO of Najarian Family Office and responsible for all aspects of operations and trading.  She specializes in public equities, options, margins, cashiering, and AML/Fraud.  Najarian Family Office is an independent Registered Investment Adviser founded by John and Pete Najarian.


John Flannigan is a graduate from Notre Dame University and a retired English Professor from Prairie State College out of Chicago Heights, IL. An expert on local politics, housing and property rates. As well as that, he is a long time friend of Tom “The Chief” Haugh