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Jon Najarian

Jon Najarian

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Jon
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DRJ
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Jon Najarian is the Co-Founder of Market Rebellion, a company focused on educating individual investors. He is a well-known investor, money manager, and market analyst who has been working in securities and futures markets for over 38 years. Najarian gained prominence in the industry as an options trading expert who developed and patented trading applications and algorithms used to identify unusual activity in stock, options, and futures markets. He is also an active investor and member of the crypto community, working to bring awareness through roadshows and conferences throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.


PAST APPOINTMENTS

  • He became a member of the CBOE, NYSE, CME, and CBOT and worked as a floor trader for some 25 years. 
  • In 1990, he founded Mercury Trading, a market-making firm at the CBOE, which he sold in 2004 to Citadel, one of the world’s largest hedge funds. 
  • In 2005, he co-founded optionMONSTER and tradeMONSTER, sold a majority stake to private equity firm General Atlantic Partners in 2014.
  • He developed HeatSeeker Technologies, a patented trading application used to identify unusual activity in stock, options, and futures.
  • He and his brother Pete co-founded Najarian Advisors and Najarian Alternatives, companies that advise and trade for wealthy investors.
  • He also is the co-founder of TCB Productions, a production company for television programs and movies.