Student Stories

Benjamin McAbee


The Maryland native, Benjamin McAbee graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2007 with a B.A. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics as well as a B.A. in Economics. Shortly after graduation, he landed a job at ProShares Advisors LLC as a Portfolio Analyst. Benjamin worked his way up the corporate ladder by serving as a Senior Portfolio Analyst, Associate Portfolio Manager then finally landing his current role as a Portfolio Manager specializing in Fixed Income, Credit, and Currencies.

Benjamin attended NYIF’s Fixed Income Professional Certificate Course in November 2016 to reinforce techniques and instruments he was using day to day. After receiving his Fixed Income Professional Certificate, ProShares offered Benjamin an opportunity to pursue another class at NYIF. He decided to attend the Fundamentals of Technical Analysis Course in May 2017.

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About the Fixed Income Professional Certificate
Develop a complete set of desk-ready skills for fixed income market participants. You will learn how to determine fair values, yields and risk measures for a wide variety of instruments including government bonds, corporate bonds, mortgage securities and fixed income derivatives.

About the Fundamental of Technical Analysis
Learn how to apply technical analysis as a standalone trading methodology or as a supplement to fundamental analysis using tools that have been quantitatively tested – global scope with applications to equities, fixed income, commodities and foreign exchange markets.

About New York Institute of Finance

The New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) is a global leader in professional training for financial services and related industries. NYIF courses cover everything from investment banking, asset pricing, insurance and market structure to financial modeling, treasury operations, and accounting. The New York Institute of Finance has a faculty of industry leaders and offers a range of program delivery options, including self-study, online courses, and in-person classes. Founded by the New York Stock Exchange in 1922, NYIF has trained over 250,000 professionals online and in class, in over 120 countries.

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