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The March of Folly

September 10, 2020


Lou Michels kicks off the show talking wildfire and weather out west, unfounded decision making, and another look at the 90’s Bulls. Dan Johnedis, President & CIO of Cratus Capital LLC, talks preferred stocks and convertible bonds, CPI numbers and potential inflation. Options guru and veteran floor trader, Frank Fahey, closes the show discussing the imperfect science of stock picking and COVID-19 response.

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LOU MICHELS

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.

DAN JOHNEDIS

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.

FRANK FAHEY

Frank Fahey is a multidisciplinary professional with over 30 years experience in Options Trading and Sales Management with an exceptional track record of superior results in high risk-reward corporate and entrepreneurial environments. He has been a member of both the Chicago Board Options Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade. Frank is one of the few non-exchange employees certified to teach classes on advanced options strategy and options volatility on behalf of the Options Industry Council. Frank is consulting with an international agricultural cooperative to develop and implement strategies to use options to enhance hedging of their crops. He has worked a CBOE DPM, to develop Vega and gamma focused algorithms and methodologies for computer-based tools, and is the ad-hoc risk manager and consulting strategist for a private family hedge fund. Frank has developed presentations, seminars, webinars, and course content for the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the Options Industry Council, DiscoverOptions, OptionVue, PEAK6 University and CzechWealth (Prague).