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Plan of Iraq

September 22, 2014


Chris Manns of PTI Securities & Futures is in-studio with Bruce Moran, Master Teacher at University of Chicago Tai Chi Tao Club. They discuss alternative initiatives to stabilize Iraq and fight off Isis. Ag-Mondays continue with Mark Marquis, owner of Marquis Energy. Finally, David Andalman of DACS Research previews this week’s markets. 

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Guests & Co-Hosts

Bruce Moran

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.

*SMART= STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTABILITY, RESPONSIBILITY AND TRANSPARENCY

Chris Manns

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.

Mark Marquis

Mark Marquis is the President and General Manager at Marquis Energy, LLC located in Hennepin, Ill. and at Marquis Energy – Wisconsin, LLC in Necedah, Wisc. Before developing the 110 MGY ethanol plant in Hennepin, Mark led the development of several family businesses including grain trading and transportation logistics. The companies have been involved in trucking, barging and the import and export of commodities. Growing up on a farm in central Illinois, Mark became familiar with the transportation and agriculture industries, which contributed to his interest in manufacturing fuel grade ethanol. – See more at: http://www.growthenergy.org/about-growth-energy/structure-members/leadership-board-of-directors/#sthash.WBGN7ekM.dpuf

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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