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Richard Block

SVP- Head Trader

F-Squared Investments Inc

HQ Phone:  (857) 404-0840

Direct Phone: (781) ***-****direct phone

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F-Squared Investments Inc

80 WILLIAM ST

Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts,02481

United States

Company Description

F-Squared's investment philosophy is clear, simple, and groundbreaking. Our strategies are designed to protect investors from severe losses in down markets while providing quality participation in rising markets. This approach results in significantly reduced ...more

Background Information

Employment History

Executive Vice President

QuantShares


Affiliations

Putnam Investments Limited

Head Trader


Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital

Advisory Board


NYSE Advisory Committee as well as NASDAQ

Quality of Markets Committee


The National Organization for Investment Professionals

Member


Education

BS

Accounting

Albany State University


Web References(16 Total References)


Our Firm | Virtus

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Rich Block
Senior Vice President, Head of Trading and Operations


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Rich Block
Rich Block is a Senior Vice President of the firm and is a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Block manages the F-Squared Capital Trading & Operations team. Prior to joining F-Squared, Mr. Block was the Executive Vice President of Trading at QuantShares. While at QuantShares, he designed trade execution strategies, raised seed capital, and achieved regulatory approval for the launch of the first market-neutral ETFs with physical short positions. Prior to QuantShares, he was Head of Global Equity Trading and served on the Executive Committee at Putnam Investments, where he initiated customized algorithmic trading solutions to improve performance and introduced program trading and derivative strategies to portfolio teams. While at Putnam, he served on the NYSE Advisory Committee as well as NASDAQ's Quality of Markets Committee. Previously, Mr. Block also held the position of Senior Equity Derivatives Trader, Morgan Stanley, in both New York and London. He specialized in options trading and index arbitrage and was a key pioneer in the launch and trading of the WEBS (Worldwide Equity Benchmark Shares) ETF product, now iShares. Mr. Block has a BS in Accounting from Albany State University. He also holds a CPA and FINRA licenses 7 and 63.


FFCM LLC - QuantShares ETFs

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Richard Block
Richard Block, CPA Executive Vice President, Trading Prior to joining FFCM, Rich was a Managing Director and Head of Global Equity Trading at Putnam Investments. He developed equity derivatives strategies for the firm's portfolios and started Putnam's program trading desk. Rich developed customized algorithmic trading strategies which were instrumental in significantly decreasing firm wide transaction costs. Rich was a member of Putnam's Advisory board and has served on the NYSE ITAC Committee and the NASDAQ's Quality of Markets Committee. He was a member of The National Organization for Investment Professionals (NOIP). Prior to joining Putnam, Rich worked as a trader on Morgan Stanley's equity derivatives desks in both NY and London. Rich attended N.Y.U. business school and is a graduate of Albany State University. He also is a Certified Public Accountant. Rich holds FINRA licenses 7 and 63. Richard Block, CPA


www.quant-shares.com

Rich Block
Executive Vice President, Trading 617-292-9803 rblock@quantshares.com


The TABB Group

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That topic was also the subject of a discussion, moderated by Larry Tabb, with panelists Richard Block, head trader at Putnam Investments, Jeffrey Alexander, director-trading at Credit Suisse Asset Management, Ian Domowitz , managing director of ITG Inc., and Robert Gasser, CEO of NYFIX.


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