Ep 157: CNBC Star Jon Najarian Talks Fiscal Cliff

  • 11/14/2012
  • with Jon Najarian

Episode Snapshot

Fast Money contributor Jon Najarian talks precious metals, oil and stock picks.
Jon Najarian, Fast Money contributor, shows us how to play his favorite stock ideas using option strategies. Aaron Brabham, co-host of the Stansberry Radio, explains how being drunk is a great reason to change a golf bet.

This Episode's Guest

Jon Najarian

Jon 'DRJ' Najarian is a professional investor, noted media analyst and speaker, and co-founder of optionMONSTER. Following a brief stint as a Chicago Bears linebacker, Mr. Najarian launched his financial career at the Chicago Board Options Exchange in 1981, trading in the pits for some 25 years. In 1989 he founded Mercury Trading, running the company for 15 years until 2004, when he sold his floor-trading operations to Citadel, one of the world's largest hedge funds.
More recently, Mr. Najarian - often known after his CBOE floor call letters 'DRJ' - has developed and patented trading applications used to identify unusual activity in stock, options, and futures markets. Most notable is the Heat Seeker program, which uncovers extraordinary buying patterns from among the millions of quotes per second that stream from America's stock, options, and futures exchanges. In addition to optionMONSTER.com, Mr. Najarian's research and analysis is widely cited by leading financial media including The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Reuters, and Bloomberg. Mr. Najarian is a CNBC contributor and webcasts on CBOE-TV.