Scott Bauer for CME Group

Scott Bauer graduated with honors from the University of Illinois Business School in 1988 with a B.S. in finance. Bauer began floor trading in 1991 and formed BOTTA Capital Management in 1995. Scott traded equity options, S&P options at CME and was employed by Goldman Sachs. as vice president, equities division. He is currently CEO of Prosper Trading Academy and appears regularly on CNBC, Bloomberg Financial and Fox Business as a guest commentator.

 

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