Karen Finerman has been president of Metropolitan Capital Advisors, Inc. since 1992 when she co-founded the firm. Prior to June 1992, she was the lead research analyst for the Risk Arbitrage department at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation.
Karen received a B.S. in economics, from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 1987, with a concentration in finance.
Karen is on the board of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research and is also a trustee of the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, N.Y. where she serves on their investment committee.
Melissa Lee is the host of CNBC's “Fast Money” and “Options Action.”
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Finerman is president of Metropolitan Capital Advisors, Inc., a company she co-founded.
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"It seems like the economy will be slightly better in the first half of 2014," Morgan Stanley's Adam Parker says.
European stocks are extending their losses for the fourth day in a row. Gemma Godfrey, Brooks Macdonald, says some of the best value opportunities are in Europe within the financial sector. Godfrey says the "ECB is considering another lending scheme."
Peabody is on pace for its third consecutive annual loss. FMHR trader Jon Najarian thinks new power plants in India, as well a cheap price makes the stock a buy. Stephen Weiss says coal will be under pressure.
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