Alex Rosenberg is a producer at CNBC, where he serves as the digital writer and editor for "Trading Nation," "Futures Now" and "Options Action." Prior to joining CNBC, Rosenberg was a member of NBCUniversal's Page Program. He has a bachelor's degree from Brown University, and he is a CFA charterholder.
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