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Pete Najarian

Pete Najarian

Formal First Name
Peter (Pete)
Nick Name
Pit Boss
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Pete Najarian is the Co-Founder of Market Rebellion, a financial education and newsletter services company. He had co-founded several enterprises with his brother Jon, including tradeMONSTER, the first online broker to deploy streaming, desktop-like trading in a web browser. He also co-developed the Heat Seeker™ and complementary programs identifying unusual buying activity in stocks, options, and futures. He had a football career that included several seasons with the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Minnesota Vikings.

  • Najarian has been a founding member of One Chicago, an electronic exchange.
  • He is the Co-Founder of Hedgehog stock, options, and futures trading platform.
  • He led Mercury’s joint venture with M.J. Meehan, the third-largest specialist firm on the NYSE.
  • He co-founded Najarian Advisors, a company advising institutional investors on options strategies.
  • The brothers also invest in and work with start-ups via Rebellion Partners, a venture consulting firm they launched in 2015.
  • He was ranked one of the top 100 traders by trader Monthly magazine.
  • He chaired the Exemption Committee of the CBOE for three years and served as a floor official for eight terms.
  • He is one of the “Fast Money Five” on CNBC’s “Fast Money” as well as a cast member of CNBC’s “Halftime Report.”
  • He also contributes to CBOE-TV, the exchange’s popular webcast. 
  • He has appeared as  a guest on Real Vision.