Nick Colas

Nick Colas

Formal First Name
Nicholas (Nick)

Nick Colas is the Co-Founder of DataTrek Research, your trusted guide to markets, data and disruption. Nick is a 30+ year Wall Street veteran with experience in equity research, money management, and investment banking. Prior to launching DataTrek Research, he was Director of Research and Chief Market Strategist for Rochdale Securities and Convergex Group, which was acquired by Cowen Inc. During his tenure at ConvergEx, he authored the firm’s Morning Markets Briefing, which became a daily must-read for thousands of Wall Street professionals. Before that, he was an Analyst and Portfolio Manager at SAC Capital, reporting directly to the company founder, Steve Cohen. Nick is regularly featured on CNBC and Bloomberg, and is widely quoted in the financial press.

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Academic History


  • DataTrek Research offers a unique blend of market insight, data-driven analysis, and fresh takes on disruptive technologies likely to impact public companies.

  • The firm helps make your investment process more robust and effective by focusing on fresh work in behavioral finance as well as constantly assessing new and useful datasets to analyze industries and companies. 


  • Nick served as a Senior Equity Auto Analyst at First Boston Credit Suisse.

  • At FBCS, he dvised clients on investments in the sector and was active in a range of equity offerings and merger and acquisition assignments.

  • These included several equity underwritings for Chrysler, as well as its eventual sale to Daimler Benz, along with IPOs in the auto parts, rental car, and Chinese auto industry sectors.