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December 17, 2014


Lou Michels is in-studio talking Russia, the Sony situation and much more. Tom Shanahan with an impromptu appearance to discuss Chicago native Jabari Parker tearing his ACL before sharing some stock picks with short term potential. Finally, David Andalman of PTI Securities & Futures breaks down yesterday’s volatile session before previewing today’s trading day.

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Guests & Co-Hosts

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.

Tom Shanahan

Tom began his derivatives career in 1988 with O’Connor and Associates as an option specialist and market maker in equity and index products on the floor of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. He was appointed a Director at UBS upon its acquisition of O’Connor in 1991 and continued as a risk manager and trader. In 1996, Tom joined LETCO Trading on the CBOE as an independent market maker where he subsequently co-founded the KFT DPM, an on and off floor specialist trading unit. In 2002, after the sale of LETCO to Toronto Dominion, he became a sector manager for TD specializing in the energy and metals books. In 2003, he Joined Ronin Capital in Chicago as a proprietary options trader applying his expertise in energy markets to volatility arbitrage and commodities futures trading. Tom joined The Pengana Global Volatility Fund in September 2008 to develop the fundamental equity and commodities option portfolio. Tom is an experienced derivative professional with excellent theoretical options knowledge and a keen eye for fundamental catalysts and opportunities. He brings an experienced fundamental proprietary trading talent to the clients of Saxony and will offer idea genesis and risk management consulting in addition to superior execution. He is a frequent co-host on the popular financial radio show “Stocks and Jocks” in Chicago and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania as well as a Master of Science degree in Finance from Temple University.

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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