Senior Market Strategist
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Series 3 Licensed
After earning a degree in political science and philosophy at Loyola University, Tarik put his education to work by taking a job as a runner on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade. His initial exposure to futures began in the grain room, where he ran orders from the order desk to the brokers in the pit. Surviving the dog eat dog world of the pits he then went to the phones as a clerk, interacting with clients on a daily basis. Within the year he was hired at Shatkin, Arbor, Karlov as an arb clerk in the bond room. There he thrived on the fast pace and pressure filled environment of the floor and was rapidly promoted to Bond desk manager for SAK, staying in that role from 1996-2003. He became a member of the CBOT in 2000 and was a member for more than 5 years, honing his skills while working with some of the most successful traders in the business. Tarik has traded independently as well as proprietorially since 2000: focusing on treasury bonds, metals, grains and crude oil. He also has experience with various option strategies on the buy, as well as the sell side. Tarik does his utmost to represent his clients with the knowledge and experience that he has built.
Treasury bonds, metals, grains and crude oil.
Tarik does his utmost to represent his clients with the knowledge and experience that he has built.
Strengths and Trading Philosophy
Tarik's strengths include an unemotional approach to trading that is dictated by market conditions. While the fundamentals will determine the direction of the trade, a very solid foundation in technical analysis is used to determine entry and exit points. In being able to utilize numerous strategies honed over the last 20 years, which include futures as well as options, Tarik has the ability to fashion a trade that maximizes opportunity while being mindful of risk is enhanced.