Michael Khouw

Managing Director and Primary Strategist at DASH Financial

Michael C. Khouw is managing director and primary strategist at DASH Financial.

He was formerly managing director and head of equity derivatives at CRT Capital Group. Prior to joining CRT, Khouw was a director and senior derivatives trader at Cantor Fitzgerald and manager of the US Listed Equity Derivatives Desk.

Khouw also worked as an equity analyst at Ivory Capital, a hedge fund based in Los Angeles and as an options trader for Bluefin Trading, a proprietary trading firm based in New York.

He is a former member of the New York Mercantile Exchange, the American Stock Exchange and the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. Khouw holds a B.A. from Tufts University.

Follow Michael Khouw on Twitter @Michael_Khouw.


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