Troy Prince CAIA Expertise: General Business, Investing, Technical Analysis, Trading Title: Founder & CEO Education: NYU Stern School of Business Location: New York, NY Highlights Member of The Balance's Financial Review BoardMore than 20 years of institutional and prop equity trading experiencePassionate about creating economic opportunity for marginalized populationsChartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Experience Troy started his career on Wall Street while attending NYU, first cold calling for a retail broker at Shearson Lehman Brothers and then in operations at Salomon Brothers. Subsequently, heT spent significant time abroad working for both American and international Investment Banks, always in trading. He was a Japanese Index Arb Trading Assistant at CSFB (now Credit Suisse) in Tokyo right after school, a Trading Assistant at Salomon Brothers on the U.S listed equity Block Trading desk, a Japanese Equity and Convertible Bond Sales Trader at Daiwa Securities (Tokyo), an equity (Nasdaq) Proprietary Trader at ETG, LLC (A Speer Leads Kellogg Company, now GS), a Buy-side Trader in Tokyo (again) at Barclays Global Investors (now BlackRock), a Prop Trader at RBC during the Lehman crisis, and lastly an Asian Equity Trader at Merlin Securities, later acquired by Wells Fargo while in the seat. "Talent and IQ are equally distributed, opportunity is not. What, if anything, are you doing daily to extend opportunity to others?" Education Troy earned his B.S. in finance and international economics from the Stern School of Business at New York University. About The Balance The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.