One of the original "Fast Money Five" on CNBC's "Fast Money" and chief market strategist and director of advisor advocacy for Private Advisor Group—a hybrid RIA serving the unique needs of almost 500 independent advisors—Guy Adami is an independent trader, a champion for independent financial advice, a TV personality and a veteran financial services leader. In his current role he is advocating for financial advisors to chose the independent business model and helping them get there.
Guy has held numerous key leadership roles in the financial services industry. He began his career at Drexel Burnham Lambert in 1986 and was quickly promoted to vice president and head gold trader at the firm. He then joined Goldman Sachs in 1996 as the head gold trader and one of the many proprietary traders within the Fixed Income Currency and Commodity division. In the spring of 2000, Adami joined the U.S. Equities division of Goldman Sachs where he was put in charge of the firm's Industrial/Basic Material group. Adami also served as executive director at CIBC World Markets in 2003 in the U.S. Equities division where he was head of the sector in charge of the Industrial/Basic Material group.
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New York hedge fund manager John Paulson has replaced Warren Buffett as the nation's most influential investor, in the opinion of three of tonight's Fast Money traders. It's too early to know if Paulson really will be seen as the "Warren Buffett of our lifetime," as one of those traders boldly puts it, but his star is shining very brightly right now on Wall Street.
Too many analysts are making too many calls. How on earth is anyone supposed to sort through the multitude of conflicting notes on the banks today?
After six months as a weekly program, CNBC's "Fast Money" will join the network's primetime lineup beginning Monday, Jan. 8th, airing Monday-Friday at 8 PM ET and broadcasting from the NASDAQ Stock Market's street level MarketSite studio in New York's Times Square. "Fast Money," anchored by CNBC's Dylan Ratigan, is a rapid-paced, highly charged hour where four of Wall Street's best traders debate and discuss the hot trades of the day. "Fast Money" is the only financial news program that converts news of the day into daily trading opportunities. Each program begins with Ratigan asking, "Where's the money? What's the trade? What's your move?"
Discussing lower energy prices, and how investors should view the decline, with Omega Advisors CEO Leon Cooperman.
Tom Herzfeld, Herzfeld Advisors chairman, says the small step towards ending the embargo between U.S. and Cuba could be one of President Obama's greatest achievements.
Omega Advisors CEO Leon Cooperman, discusses his recent visit to Cuba, after President Obama announced a major move in policy regarding imports from Cuba to the U.S.