The Road to Wall Street: Analyze Your Options
In this informative half-day seminar, hear from successful options traders, exchange leaders, industry professionals and a CFA charter holder. You’ll learn how they got their start, how the listed options markets work, where this growing industry is headed, and if a career in options is in your future.
|9:00 am||Registration Opens|
|9:55 am||Welcome and Opening Remarks|
|10:00 - 10:45 am||The Accidental Chairman, My Road to Wall Street with Sandy Frucher, NASDAQ OMX Group|
|10:45 - 11:30 am||Panel Discussion: Getting Started in the Options Business (bios)|
|11:30 - 11:50 am||Refreshment Break|
|11:50 - 12:35 pm||Panel Discussion: How Technology is Driving Growth in The Options Industry and Where Opportunities Lie (bios)|
|12:35 - 1:05 pm||Planning Your Future, Bud Haslett, CFA|
|1:05 pm||Closing Remarks|
|1:10 pm||Program Concludes|
The Accidental Chairman, My Road to Wall Street - Meyer "Sandy" Frucher (bio)
Career paths are rarely a straight line and opportunities presented often take us down unexpected roads. Join Meyer "Sandy" Frucher, the Vice Chairman of The NASDAQ OMX Group, as he describes his path to Wall Street, offers an assessment of today's business/political climates and talks frankly about some of the life lessons that have guided him along the way.
Getting Started in the Options Business (panel bios)
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 seasoned industry professionals tell their stories and offer their expertise.
How Technology is Driving Growth in The Options Industry and Where Opportunities Lie (panel bios)
The US listed options business is growing. Even through the recent financial crisis, the industry has continued to grow 17 percent a year for the past five years. Technology is one key reason. Listen to industry experts discuss how technology is impacting the business and hear their ideas on where the best job opportunities are.
Planning Your Future - Bud Haslett, CFA (bio)
Hear from Bud Haslett as he provides an introduction to the CFA program and discusses his perspective on planning for a career in the investment industry. Mr. Haslett will cover best practices – some key do’s and don’ts, and what to expect – when it comes to considering getting a CFA and also planning for your financial future.
*Program and schedule subject to change. To register, participants must currently be enrolled in a 2- or 4-year undergraduate or graduate degree program. A valid college or university ID along with a registration confirmation page to attend the event is required.