For nearly two decades, Brian Schneider has been on the leading edge of trends in markets within the derivatives trading world, helping his clients develop and implement highly customized futures and options strategies. Employing professional market analysis, Brian maintains risk management as his number one priority. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2015 from Barclays Wealth America, where he served as an investment representative since 2011.
In 2008, Brian created BSAM Trading, LLC, where he began to run private funds across a broad spectrum of exchange-traded derivatives. Before that, beginning in 2006, he was a member of Dolder Investment Partnership and served as head trader, developing trading systems using both first and second derivatives. In 2003, Brian co-founded TradeInside.net, a first-of-its-kind, totally electronic Futures Commission Merchant. Prior to that, as senior partner at Resource Trading Group, Brian traded Dax futures, S&P futures, U.S. Treasury bonds, gold and corn, among many other derivatives. He has also been a market maker in various products such as CBOT BUND and gold futures, Eurex U.S. 10-year and 5-year futures, and One Chicago and NQLX ETF single-stock futures.
A contributor on Bloomberg Radio, CNBC and First Business, Brian has been a member of the Chicago Board of Trade, CME and NYSE/LIFFE; a certified Eurex trader; and a certified Eurex Qualified Back Office Manager. He earned a B.A. cum laude in economics from Tufts University in 1998, and received his MBA from the University of Illinois, College of Business in 2011.
Securities Agent: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative; Transactional Futures/Commodities; Managed Futures