Steve Kanaval was an original member of the Morgan Stanley (MS.NYSE) Futures Task Force at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and worked in the S&P 500 as a market maker from its inception, and was an original Index and Option Market seat holder at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME.NYSE) in 1982. Steve was also President and founder of Chicago Arbitrage Group and Manager of multi billion dollar portfolios during the Internet boom in San Francisco and Technology Funds in and around Wall Street. Additionally, he managed market making operations at Wells Fargo/Van Kasper and various Trading desks where he was consistently responsible for Capital Commitment for the respected firms. His current direction is media based hence his most recent project as President of Market News First Television and recent Director of Research at Knobias Inc, gives Steve unique exposure in New Media. He appears regularly as an authority for popular media outlets as an expert in the small and microcap marketplace. Steve remains an active member of the Securities Traders of New York (STANY). He is a 51 year old father of two son's and he currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona.