Expertise: Stock and Options Valuation, 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, NPR radio broadcasts “Hear Say” and “With Good Reason.” Bloomberg Certified in all segments.
Andrew Cohen began his Wall Street Career at the age of 21 at Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he learned 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, as one of the highlighted speakers for College and University Auditors of Virginia Conference, 2017, as a featured speaker for Bloomberg’s first Educational Symposium in Sydney Australia as well Bloomberg’s Educational Symposium in NYC in June of 2016, the Featured Speaker for YAD talks in 2014, and a speaker for the Williamsburg Fraud Conference and Sentara Health Care in 2013. 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.”
Andrew is utilizing his unique and extensive Wall Street and Public Speaking Experience, as well as his expertise using Bloomberg Terminals to help students learnthe 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 has recently created an exciting new trading simulation game, “Future Traders” which he is using in his classes and collaborating across disciplines to stimulate student learning throughout the University. Andrew won the “University Distinguished Teacher Award” for 2016-2017, been selected as a 2017 “Entsminger Fellow,” won the “Outstanding Non-Tenured Faculty Award” for 2014-2015 and was selected as the Game Day Professor for O.D.U’s big football game against North Carolina.