Mark Kennedy

Exchange-traded funds, investing
LaSalle University


  • Mark Kennedy spent more than 12 years on the floor of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange (PHLX)
  • He traded oil ETFs and others, including the "Qs"
  • He holds a master's degree in finance from LaSalle University and is a CFA


Mark Kennedy is an expert in investment and exchange-traded funds. 

He was an ETF options trader on the Philadelphia Stock Exchange floor and vice president of derivatives trading for Goldman Sachs. Kennedy has traded the oil sector ETF (OIH), as well as the oil sector index (OSX). Kennedy's trading positions were not limited to the oil ETF but included other ETFs such as the Qs.


Kennedy graduated from LaSalle University with a degree in finance. He returned to LaSalle a few years later and attained his master's degree in finance. He then passed the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) examination, Level 2.