Dan Nathan is the Co-Founder and Editor of RiskReversal, a service dedicated to helping equity traders/investors understand the alternative ways they can express their views in the financial markets.
Dan is also the co-founder of and contributor to The Ticker District, a website and social network dedicated to daily trading commentary covering markets across multiple asset classes and geographies.
Dan has spent the better part of the last 19 years as a proprietary equity & options trader at hedge funds (SAC, Exis & Cheyne Capital) and within the equity derivatives group of Merrill Lynch.
Since 2009, Dan has served as a broker to investment banks for large equity option block trades while also offering trade structure and fundamental trade ideas to investment managers. Dan is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, originally from Syracuse he now lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters.
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