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

6 Japan Stocks, ETFs to Watch

6 Japan Stocks, ETFs to Watch

Keep an eye on these Japan investments, which could see gains once the reconstruction process begins.

Two Options Opportunities to Consider

Two Options Opportunities to Consider

Scott Rothbort recommends a couple of call options opportunities.

Stocks That Could Benefit From M&A

Stocks That Could Benefit From M&A

Scott Rothbort sees an excellent environment for potential mergers and acquisitions in the year ahead.

Stocks for a Teenager's Portfolio

Stocks for a Teenager's Portfolio

These stocks could pique the interest of a teenager -- and hopefully teach them about investing along the way.

5 Stocks That Could Rebound in 2011

5 Stocks That Could Rebound in 2011

Scott Rothbort looks at another round of stocks poised for comebacks.

3 Stocks That Could Rebound in 2011

3 Stocks That Could Rebound in 2011

A look at 2010's poor performers reveals some potential comeback stories for 2011.

An Investment Strategy for 2011

An Investment Strategy for 2011

As the market turns a fresh page into 2011, Scott Rothbort takes a strategic look at the coming year.

10 Things I Won't Miss About 2010

10 Things I Won't Miss About 2010

'Tis the season for a satirical look at the Scott Rothbort's least favorite things of the past year.

2010: A Year's Stock-Picking in Review

2010: A Year's Stock-Picking in Review

Scott Rothbort takes a look at his stock recommendations from the past year and sorts out the good from the bad.

Beware of Monopoly Stocks

Beware of Monopoly Stocks

Scott Rothbort takes a look at four companies he believes could be at risk of antitrust litigation, posing risk to investors.