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Macro Risk Advisors holds charity trading day for Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan on November 8

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

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Dean Curnutt
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Macro Risk Advisors, a New York-based a research and equity derivatives trading firm is holding its First Annual Charitable Trading Day to benefit veteran causes on November 8, 2012. All net option, stock and ETF commissions earned will be donated to the Jericho Projects Veterans Fund.

The Jericho Project helps homeless and impoverished people move off the streets and on with life. On November 8, the Jericho Project will open the doors to Kingsbridge Terrace, a beautifully designed residence in the Bronx that is home to 76 veterans, including those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Jericho is part of a compelling movement that empowers communities to successfully reintegrate our nations injured heroes, especially those who have sustained the hidden injuries of war, back in to their communities so they may thrive physically, psychologically, socially and economically.

Macro Risk Advisors is an agency broker-dealer focused on institutions and alternatives mangers that collectively have an AuM in excess of $150bn. CEO, Dean Curnutt, sits on the board of Jericho Project, and the trading day will be the firms first such foray into a firm-wide charity event.

"Jericho recognized in 2005, when the first veterans began returning home that they often came back physically harmed, and carried with them the emo......................

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