Scott Rothbort

Scott Rothbort has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. He is the Founder and President of LakeView Asset Management, a registered investment advisor specializing in customized separate account management for high net worth individuals. In addition, he is the founder of TheFinanceProfessor.com, an educational social networking site; and, publisher of The LakeView Restaurant & Food Chain Report. Rothbort is also a Term Professor of Finance at Seton Hall University's Stillman School of Business, where he teaches courses in finance and economics. He is the Chief Market Strategist for The Stillman School of Business and the co-supervisor of the Center for Securities Trading and Analysis.

 

Mr. Rothbort is a regular contributor to TheStreet's RealMoney Silver website and has frequently appeared as a professional guest on Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Television, Fox Business Network, CNBC Television, TheStreetTV and local television. As an expert in the field of derivatives and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), he frequently speaks at industry conferences. He is an ETF advisory board member for the Information Management Network, a global organizer of institutional finance and investment conferences. In addition, he is widely quoted in interviews in the printed press and on the internet.

 

Mr. Rothbort founded LakeView Asset Management in 2002. Prior to that, since 1991, he worked at Merrill Lynch, where he held a wide variety of senior-level management positions, including Business Director for the Global Equity Derivative Department, Global Director for Equity Swaps Trading and Risk Management, and Director for secured funding and collateral management for the Global Capital Markets Group and Corporate Treasury. Prior to working at Merrill Lynch, within the financial services industry, he worked for County Nat West Securities and Morgan Stanley, where he had international assignments in Tokyo, Hong Kong and London. He began his career working at Price Waterhouse from 1982 to 1984.

 

Mr. Rothbort received an M.B.A., majoring in Finance and International Business from the Stern School of Business, New York University, in 1992, and a B.Sc. in Economics, majoring in Accounting, from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, in 1982. He is also a graduate of the prestigious Stuyvesant High School in New York City. Mr. Rothbort is married to Layni Horowitz Rothbort, a real estate attorney, and together they have five children.

Recent Articles By The Author

7 Smaller Stocks Beating the Big Guys

7 Smaller Stocks Beating the Big Guys

Here are seven second-largest stocks whose recent performance shows that you don't have to be the biggest to win.

5 High-Quality, Low-Risk Stocks

5 High-Quality, Low-Risk Stocks

These five stocks both pay dividends and have had recent earnings revisions that beat the S&P 500.

11 Worst-Run Companies of 2011

11 Worst-Run Companies of 2011

Scott Rothbort is ready to unveil the 2011 additions to his annual list of the most poorly run companies.

5 Retail Stocks for Your Shopping Bag

5 Retail Stocks for Your Shopping Bag

With holiday shopping seasons approaching, here are several stocks that benefit from outlet sales -- as well as a few to avoid.

4 Cheap Greek Stocks to Bet On

4 Cheap Greek Stocks to Bet On

These beaten-down stocks are fundamentally sound and should recover as concerns in Greece abate.

5 Oil & Gas Stocks to Take Advantage Of

5 Oil & Gas Stocks to Take Advantage Of

Scott Rothbort sees opportunity in creating a diverse portfolio of stocks across the oil and gas energy complex.

6 Financial Stocks Offering Excellent Value

6 Financial Stocks Offering Excellent Value

These stocks offer excellent opportunities in the banking and financial services sector -- with less risk.

5 Stocks to Buy on Emerging-Market Weakness

5 Stocks to Buy on Emerging-Market Weakness

Emerging-market weakness has created a great deal of opportunity for investors.

5 Loser Stocks Poised for Rebounds

5 Loser Stocks Poised for Rebounds

These stocks, some of the worst performers of 2011, have big upside potential.

7 Top Stocks That Should Continue to Outperform

7 Top Stocks That Should Continue to Outperform

These stocks, which outperformed during the summer crash, should continue to outperform in the near future.