Tom Essaye began his career on the trading floor of the NYSE in 2002 with Merrill Lynch's Institutional Equity trading division. After spending several years trading on the floor, Tom left to become head trader and later a portfolio manager at a commodity and natural resource focused global macro hedge fund. He later joined a leading financial publisher as the head of its trading strategies. In January 2012, Tom created a new company with the express purpose of providing succinct yet comprehensive macro-economic and market analysis direct to financial advisors, hedge funds and other financial professionals and investors. Shortly thereafter, The 7:00's Report was born.
Tom is a frequent guest on national television, and appears regularly on CNBC, CNBC Europe, CNBC Asia, Bloomberg TV, BNN and Marketwatch.com. He's also been a guest commentator on national radio shows, and is frequently quoted in various national print publications.
A cum laude graduate of Vanderbilt University, Tom holds a bachelor's degree in business management, with minors in finance and philosophy. He also holds an MBA from the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida.