William Fischbein, PhD, MS

Assistant Professor, Business and Finance, Chemistry and Physics

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    Lander College for Men, Lander College of Arts & Sciences, NYSCAS - New York School of Career and Applied Studies
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UNIVERSITY of WISCONSIN, Madison, Wisconsin
Ph.D. Nuclear Physics, 1967

UNIVERSITY of WISCONSIN, Madison, Wisconsin
M.S., Nuclear Physics, 1964

B.S., Physics and Mathematics, 1962

Area(s) of Expertise

Financial Futures Markets –  trading, forecasting, and  analysis. 


Proprietary trading for stock index, fixed income, and energy markets . 

Derivative trading and price forecasting techniques.  Artificial intelligence, pattern recognition, and neural networks.  Hedging strategies using derivatives to manage risk.

Academic and Professional Honors

Managing Editor, TAB Journal  (Touro Accounting and Business Journal),  Spring 2012

Regular Courses Taught

Physics for Non Science Majors
General Physics
General Physics with Calculus
Principles of Finance
Investment Principles
Corporate Finance
Security Analysis
International Financial Markets
Commodity Markets
Portfolio Analysis
Options Trading
Money and Banking
Principles of Microeconomics
Introductory Statistics


1..“Management Reporting Group, Fixed Income Portfolio Consolidated Position  Reporting”, Banc National De Paris (BNP) Paribas, Feb 2001.

2.  “Emerging Markets Bond Prices and Yields”, Quarterly Summary, First Chicago Bank (Later taken over by Republic National Bank), (1994-1999).

3.  “Risk Analytics and Optimal Assignment of Buying Power Using Historical Volatility in Emerging Market Debt Instruments”, Fixed Income Trading Division, Republic National Bank (1996). 

4. “Short Term Trading Outlook for Fixed Income Instruments Emerging Markets”, daily forecast for Emerging Markets Division, Republic National Bank (1994 -1999).

Interests/Hobbies/Life Outside of Work

Served as Chairman of the Board and acting President,  Congregation Kneseth Israel,  (The White Shul), 2009, 2010.