Risk of Not Taking Risk: The Evolution of Mandatory Risk” seminar is to create awareness and educate about the theory of risk. Everyday people are faced with the challenge of, earning in a non-earning environment. Understanding the theory of risk is just as important as the mechanics of risk. When the intimidation of risk is taken away, the strategies and logic are better understood.
From Goldman Sachs, where he was once head gold trader, to ascending the media elite to become one of the original "Fast Money Five" on CNBC's Fast Money, Guy is the quintessential "Wall Street Warrior," as described by The New York Times. A charismatic media analyst and financial services veteran, he now serves as chief market strategist and director of advisor advocacy for Private Advisor Group, a nationwide network of leading financial advisors. An independent trader and champion for independent financial advice, Guy has held high-level leadership positions with some of the top financial companies in the world, including CIBC World Markets, AIG International Inc., Drexel Burnham Lambert, and Goldman Sachs, which he joined in 1996 as one of the many proprietary traders within the Fixed Income Currency and Commodity division. From global trade, job growth, tariffs, and inflation to demographic shifts and technological change, Guy revs up audiences and leaves a lasting impression as he helps them understand how the ever-changing flow of the market impacts their business. One of the most seasoned, trusted, and personable financial analysts in the field, his incisive breakdown of developing economic conditions gives organizations a competitive advantage in the U.S. and global marketplace.
A former Managing Director/Head of Commodity Index Trading of Goldman Sachs, now a moderator at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, works with students in the Finance Scholars Program. After years in the industry, Joseph uses his experiences to prepare his students for the next steps in their career. After Graduating from Fordham University, Joseph began his career at JP Morgan then AIG as an Officer of Commodities Trading. In the early 90’s, is when he moved to Goldman Sachs and, became involved in a dynamic trading environment. With over 25 years of experience in trading commodities, Joe possesses the unique ability to synthesize information and analyze risk in a fraction of the time it takes others. That skill set, coupled with his fearless, but far from reckless trading style, made him, and makes him to this day, one of the most skilled traders in the world. During his tenure at Goldman Sachs, his trading exploits were legendary. He teamed up and took a fee based / non-risk taking Goldman Sachs Commodity Index and turned it into multi hundred-million-dollar business. Traders from all over the firm sought his guidance and he never turned anyone away.