This event is open to all students and faculty at all Colleges and Universities.
To register, participants must
currently be enrolled in a 2- or 4-year degree program. You must bring a
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page to attend the event.
Pete Najarian Contributor to CNBC's "Fast Money" and
Co-founder of optionMONSTER.com and tradeMONSTER.com
Baruch College alumnus, Chairman and
Co-founder of ISE
Welcome and Opening Remarks by John A. Elliott, Vice President and Dean, Zicklin School of Business
9:05 - 10:00 a.m.
Experiences from the Field with David Krell, Chairman and
Co-founder of the International Securities Exchange
10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
Panel Discussion: How the Listed Options Markets Work, moderated by Bill Ryan of NYSE Amex Options
10:45 - 11:00 a.m.
Planning for Your Future featuring Bud Haslett, CFA, of the CFA Institute
11:00 - 11:20 a.m.
11:20 - 12:10 p.m.
Panel Discussion: Getting Started in the Options Business, moderated by Joanna Fields of Deustche Bank Securities, Inc.
12:10 - 12:55 p.m.
Experiences from the Field with Pete Najarian, Contributor to CNBC's "Fast Money" and Co-founder of optionMONSTER.com and tradeMONSTER.com
Closing Remarks by Professor Richard Holowczak, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems and Director of the Bert W. and Sandra Wasserman Trading Floor
Experiences from the Field with David Krell:
Hear from David Krell, a fellow Baruch College alumnus and co-founder of the International Securities Exchange (ISE), discuss his experiences in being a pioneer in the options industry. David will shed light on the ISE’s perspective of the industry along with a global view in this new era of trading. A former Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University Graduate School of Management and at the Graduate School of Baruch College, David will bring insight on the kind of continuing education prospective options professionals should bring into their skill set.
How the Listed Options Markets Work: Why do investors use certain options strategies? How do those strategies get executed? What’s the proper hedge? What’s the role of the broker, the liquidity provider? How do market makers make money? Are all options traded electronically? What happens at expiration? Join Bill Ryan, Managing Director, NYSE Amex Options, as he gets answers to these questions and more from our panel of industry experts.
Planning For Your Future:
Hear from Bud Haslett, CFA, FRM, Head-Risk Management, Derivatives and Alternative Investments at the CFA Institute, as he provides an introduction to the CFA program and discusses his perspective on planning for a career in the investment industry. Bud will cover best practices – some key do's and don't's, and what to expect– when it comes to considering getting a CFA and also planning for your financial future.
Getting Started in the Options Business:
How can you get your foot in the door to the options industry? Is there a “best approach” and how did other options professionals get their start? What industry associations are out there to assist students in their knowledge about the industry? Listen to a panel of recent Baruch graduates and seasoned industry professionals tell their stories and offer their expertise. Moderated by Joanna Fields, Director, Deutsche Bank Securities.
Experiences from the Field with Pete Najarian:
Hear from Pete Najarian, Contributor to CNBC’s “Fast Money” and co-founder of optionMONSTER.com and tradeMONSTER.com, about his history and career growth within the options industry. Ranked as one of the top 100 traders by Trader Monthly magazine, Pete will discuss his time as a market-maker at CBOE and NYSE, his experience with co-founding Mercury Trading, and most recently optionMONSTER.com and tradeMONSTER.com.