Wed, Mar 29, 2023

12 PM – 1 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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Andrew Cohen offers some practical advice about investing in the stock market: including avoiding some of the mistakes that I made (ie. Madoff). He will show you how to log in to Bloomberg and how to leverage the knowledge of Bloomberg to enhance your ODU education and future job prospects. You will engage with some fun and informative Bloomberg screens. At the end of this interactive session you will also have a chance for some questions and answers.

You will get more on Bloomberg certification: Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) is an 8 hour self-paced e-learning course that provides a visual introduction to the financial markets. BMC consists of 4 modules – Economics, Currencies, Fixed Income and Equities – woven together from Bloomberg data, news, analytics and television. By taking BMC, learners familiarize themselves with the industry standard service through four heavily interconnected modules. The program is self-paced, and upon completion students will receive their certificate of completion which we encourage you to add to resumes.

Expertise: Stock and Options Valuation and Trading, Investing, Idea Generation, and Portfolio Creation by leveraging the power of Bloomberg terminals.

Background: MBA, NYU’s Stern School of Business. Extensive Wall Street background as a Manager, Market Maker and Trader; Goldman, Sachs & Bernard Madoff, Numerous public speaking presentations including CNBC’s Power Lunch, and NPR radio broadcasts “Hear Say” and “With Good Reason” Bloomberg Certified in all segments.

Andrew Cohen started his Wall Street Career at the age of 21 at Goldman, Sachs & Co. operations training program where he learned all the various aspects of Wall Street.
While taking evening classes to attain his MBA from NYU's Stern School of Business, He quickly worked his way up to become a manager in Foreign Exchange
Operations responsible for over 30 employees.

After completing his MBA, Andrew decided to become an equity trader and was initially hired to work directly for Bernie Madoff's son, Andy Madoff. After seeing Andrew's great talent as a trader, Andrew was given his own account to trade and quickly became the most profitable trader on Madoff's trading floor (which was the legitimate side of his business). Andrew was so successful as a trader, he was able to retire after 8 years as a trader at the ripe old age of 35!

Andrew has been a featured guest on CNBC’s Power Lunch and has done many other Public Speaking engagements, including one of the keynote speakers at the Williamsburg Fraud Conference and for Sentara Health Care in 2013, and the Featured Speaker for the YAD talks in 2014. He has also been featured on the front cover of the Virginia Pilot and as a special guest speaker on NPR’s “Hearsay” and “With Good Reason” and has been a

featured speaker for Bloomberg’s first Educational Symposium in Sydney Australia as well Bloomberg’s Educational Symposium in NYC in June of 2016.

Now Andrew is utilizing his unique and extensive Wall Street and Public Speaking Experience, as well as his expertise using Bloomberg Terminals to help students learn the basics of Wall Street through his unique class he created, "Wall Street 101." He is also the Manager of "The Gregory A. Lumsden Trading Room and Research Lab" at O.D.U. where he is helping faculty utilize Bloomberg Terminals to enhance their classes, and teaching students how utilize Bloomberg Terminals to enhance their education. Andrew also teaches an advanced Option’s trading class for undergraduates and M.B.A. students and has created an additional new class for MBA students: “Investing in the Stock Market using the Power of Bloomberg.”

Andrew won the “University Distinguished Teacher Award” for 2016-2017, been selected as a 2017 “Entsminger Fellow” and also won the “Outstanding Non- Tenured Faculty Award” for 2014-2015 at O.D.U.
At the end of this session you will get more information on completing your free Trading certificate

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Co-hosted with: Emerging Monarchs, Monarchs LEAD-Comprehensive Leadership Program, Office of Leadership & Learning (OWNER)