Daniel Gramza | Prseident
Gramza Capital Management

Daniel Gramza, Prseident, Gramza Capital Management

Dan Gramza is President of Gramza Capital Management, Inc. and DMG Advisors, LLC.  He is a trader, consultant to domestic and international clients, an advisor to hedge funds and is a developer of futures, ETF and ETC securities.  

He is a co-inventor of two issued and a pending patent for new security products. 

He has published works in Australia, Europe, Japan, Singapore and the United States.  Dan has appeared on CNN's "Moneyline" program, Reuters TV, Bloomberg TV, ROB TV Canada, TVN 24 Poland, Intereconomial TV Spain, WCIU-TV Chicago, as a market analyst for the CME Group and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Chicago Tribune, Traders’ Magazine Italy, Traders’ Magazine Germany, Futures Magazine, Stocks & Commodities Magazine, Traders Edge Magazine, Traders Journal Singapore, Platts Metals and other numerous media outlets around the world.  

Dan develops and presents worldwide public and private courses on a variety of trading strategies and mental techniques for traders. He has set up and ran proprietary stock trading operations on the floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange, an off floor proprietary futures trading group and has given expert witness testimony in US Federal court.  He has presented courses to traders from over 36 exchanges, 450 institutions, 4 regulators, and 35 countries. 

He provides free daily commentary on 21 markets and 6 sectors at dangramza.com. 
His commentary is viewed in over 150 countries.

Dan is an adjunct instructor for the CME Group, Eurex, Singapore Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange, Northwestern University, Université de Genève, DePaul University and a former adjunct faculty member of the Illinois Institute of Technology's Master program in Financial Markets and Trading.  

He is a former member of the Chicago Rice and Cotton Exchange.  

He earned a B.S. in Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology on a scholarship and an M.B.A. in International Finance from DePaul University graduating with honors.  He has passed the series 3, series 7 and series 63 security exams.


TSC 2018 - DAY 1 @ 16:30

Evolution of blockchain and cryptocurrencies – charting the path forward for capital markets

  • Overcoming blockchain’s kryptonite – what are the most promising solutions to the scalability problem posed by the decentralized structure of distributed ledgers?
  • Canary in the crypto mine – how can technologists, policymakers and capital markets leaders address the ever-increasing electricity/compute/e¬nergy resources being consumed by proof-of-work mining operations?
  • Mining centralization – are you concerned about the creation of a hidden power structure as industrial mining pools continue to drive network centralization? 
  • Bitcoin vs. blockchain – is it necessary to separate the digital currency from the underlying digital architecture to explore new use cases and applications?
  • Crypto in emerging & frontier markets – will cryptocurrencies continue to develop as a lifeline for undeveloped countries plagued with hyperinflation and failed government monetary policy?
  • Efficient market hypothesis (EMH) – does the price of Bitcoin and other digital currencies adhere to the EMH? Will the immense inefficiencies in prices across exchanges and markets continue to be an arbitrageur’s dream as institutional volume enters the space? 

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