SOURCE: John Thomas Financial, Inc.

October 08, 2008 16:06 ET

CNBC Features John Thomas Financial's Chief Market Analyst Wayne Kaufman for Insight on Market Turmoil

Wayne Kaufman, CMT Featured on CNBC

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 8, 2008) - John Thomas Financial, Inc., a licensed, full service broker dealer offering client-centric retail brokerage and investment banking services, today announced that Wayne S. Kaufman, CMT and Chief Market Analyst at John Thomas Financial, was a featured analyst on CNBC from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange along with Douglas Roberts, John Manley, and CNBC's Dylan Ratigan, Maria Bartiromo and David Faber.

As the market begin plummeting and the DOW fell 800 points Mr. Kaufman was on the floor of the exchange with CNBC to bring clarity to a very chaotic market. CNBC has featured Wayne for his much respected market observations and analytical expertise. Kaufman authors the popular daily market letter, "The Kaufman Report," which includes technical and fundamental analysis of the U.S. equities markets, general investment philosophies and reviews of prevailing political, economic and business trends that are impacting the financial markets.

With over 10 years experience as a technical and fundamental market analyst with several Wall Street firms, Kaufman has been widely quoted in the financial media, including CNBC, Bloomberg Radio, Barron's and the Wall Street Journal. Holding the designation of Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and a licensed Research Analyst, Kaufman has served as an online instructor teaching CMT candidates "Level 3" coursework for the Market Technicians Association (MTA), the leading national organization of technical analysts in the United States. The MTA's CMT program is considered the industry's gold standard in technical analysis. Kaufman graduated from the University of Michigan where he earned a Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts.

"When the market is down 800 points and everyone on the street is in a panic CNBC, one of the most respected financial news powerhouses in the world, calls upon Wayne Kaufman to get the facts. Wayne's market analysis, expertise and experience is why even in a down market our firm, John Thomas Financial, is building a solid foundation where our Financial Consultants are receiving the necessary information to guide their clients in this tough economic environment," stated Thomas Belesis, the firm's founder and CEO.

About John Thomas Financial, Inc.

John Thomas Financial, member of the FINRA and SIPC, is an independent broker dealer and investment banking firm headquartered in New York City's Wall Street district, with a growing network of branch offices throughout the country. Emphasizing a client-centric approach to managing all aspects of its business, the firm offers a full complement of retail brokerage and corporate advisory services tailored to the unique needs of its clients. For more information on the firm, please visit or contact our strategic business development center below.

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