June 17, 2016
Father Richard McGowan, S.J., Professor at Boston College, joins the show to discuss Trump’s role in the history of the gaming industry. Chief, Kevin Riordan of Capital Trading Group, John Neil of PTI Securities & Futures and Kathy Dervin weigh-in on stock market trends.
Guests & Co-Hosts
Kathy Dervin has been with Stocks & Jocks since 2011 as our Friday morning contributor, producer and banking guru. She has worked in the financial markets industry since 1993, including PC Quote/HyperFeed 1993 to 2003 and Thomson Reuters 2003 to 2013. She is currently Vice President at an investment bank. Read more.
Kevin Riordan began his career in the futures industry in 1984, working his way through Loyola University while on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade. Since becoming a futures broker in 1990, Kevin has worked with thousands of clients and developed an excellent understanding of many technical trading methods and techniques. Over the years Kevin has hosted many webinars and live seminar with the goal of educating his clientele. Read more.
Richard McGowan, S.J., is associate professor of the practice in the Finance Department at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. The focus of his research is on the interaction of the business and public policy processes. Professor McGowan has published six books that focus on variety of topics that included gambling, tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana. Three of these books focused on the gambling industry with the latest entitled “The Gambling Debate.” He is currently writing a book on the “Ethics of Disgust, Public Policy and the Sin Industries.” He also has studied how micro-finance influences the economic development of El Salvador.
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.