Rebecca Engmann Darst

Content producer with diverse experience in finance, asset management/portfolio strategies, liquid alternatives, multi-asset/multi-product trading platforms, market structure, and global macroeconomic trends.

Location icon United States

I have a diverse, international background with experience in financial and cultural writing, long-form, short-form, and advertorial pieces. Demonstrated expertise communicating issues in asset management, trading platform/order execution technology, and liquid alternative strategies. I am also a published art writer and critic with multiple international bylines.

Portfolio

Asset Manager Interviews / NYSE Media Work

Neuberger Berman
02/16/2018
Long Short Credit Investing | Neuberger Berman

Norman Milner | Portfolio Manager Norman Milner discusses his approach to long short credit in today's market environment and how investors should consider fitting the strategy into their fixed income allocations. An investor should consider the Fund's investment objectives, risks and fees and expenses carefully before investing.

Neuberger Berman
12/13/2017
Charles Kantor on Long Short Investing | Neuberger Berman

Charles Kantor, Portfolio ManagerNeuberger Berman Long Short Fund Charles Kantor shares his views on research, risk, results and his commitment to servicing clients. An investor should consider the Neuberger Berman Long Short Fund's investment objectives, risks and fees and expenses carefully before investing.

Market Newsletters / Trade Publication Writing

Neuberger Berman
12/13/2017
Charles Kantor on Long Short Investing | Neuberger Berman

Charles Kantor, Portfolio ManagerNeuberger Berman Long Short Fund Charles Kantor shares his views on research, risk, results and his commitment to servicing clients. An investor should consider the Neuberger Berman Long Short Fund's investment objectives, risks and fees and expenses carefully before investing.

GlobeNewswire News Room
01/29/2007
Saxo Bank Partners With Japan's Monex to Offer Margin FX Trading

GENTOFTE, Denmark, Jan. 29, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Saxo Bank is proud to announce that Monex, an internet-based brokerage serving approximately 750,000 clients, has chosen to build its next-generation FX platform in partnership with Saxo Bank. Following extensive trials, Monex FX Pro will be introduced to active clients from Monday January 29, 2007.

Forbes
08/30/2007
Heavy Options Action In Chinese Stocks

Thanks to the far-reaching tentacles of the whole subprime mortgage debacle, whereby assets backed by mortgages now gone bad are turning up in portfolios around the world, the currency picture has undergone something of a facelift lately. Investors had been accustomed to selling low-interest, rate-bearing currencies and purchasing high-yielding currencies instead.

Futuresmag
Broker downgrade trashes property stocks

Today's tickers: ANH, NLY, MER, WM, FNM, AOB, LCC, CMTR, JNPR, RCL ANH - Implied options volatility in Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp. spiked severely higher as the REIT company suffered a broker downgrade. It's amazing how a change to "market perform" from "outperform" can send shares down by 21% in a session to $6.97.

Futuresmag
A soap opera at Sears | Futures Magazine

SHLD - Sears Holdings - An ugly showdown at the Sears Holdings annual meeting between the company's hedge fund manager-cum-CEO Eddie Lampert and rival William Ackman, Sears' fourth-largest

MarketWatch
02/08/2008
Friday's most active options contracts

Andrew Wilkinson and Rebecca Engmann Darst are commentators with Interactive Brokers, an options research and trading company in Greenwich, Conn. GREENWICH, Conn. (MarketWatch) -- The following is options-market commentary from Interactive Brokers detailing the most active options contracts in the market as of midday Friday: Shares in technology and entertainment company CNET Networks, Inc.

Markets Journalism

Investopedia
09/29/2016
Stumpf Questioned by House Committee on Sales (WFC)

One week after a grilling before the Senate Banking Committee, embroiled Wells Fargo & Co. ( WFC) CEO John Stumpf faced a second day of scrutiny on Capitol Hill on Thursday, this time before the House Financial Services Committee. (See also: Wells Fargo takes hit from California Treasurer .)

TheStreet
11/19/2008
Fear and Loathing in the Options Market

As volatility remains at crisis levels, more and more retail option traders are getting sidelined by high costs. Volumes are undeniably lower, premiums are higher, and spreads are wider. Still, there are strategies option traders can use to survive the tide.

Investopedia
09/08/2016
Wells Fargo Draws $185M Fine for Fake Accounts (WFC)

Banking giant Wells Fargo & Co ( WFC) shares traded higher late Thursday against news of an $185 million settlement with the nation's Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office.

Investopedia
09/20/2016
Wells Fargo CEO in Senate hot seat (WFC)

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf occupied the hottest seat on Capitol Hill on Tuesday as he testified before the Senate Banking committee regarding the bank's recent account fraud scandal. "I am deeply sorry that we failed to fulfill our responsibility to our customers, to our team members and to the American public.

TheStreet
10/15/2008
Options Expiration: Three Things You Need to Know

Editor's note: This was originally published on RealMoney. It is being republished as a bonus for TheStreet.com readers. Conventional wisdom has it that options expiration week is a "witching hour" for volatility, as traders rush to put on or roll out positions into subsequent months.

Investopedia
09/15/2016
J.P. Morgan Steps Into Hedge Fund ETF Space (JPM)

J.P. Morgan Asset Management, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. ( JPM), today unfurled its first exchange traded fund devoted to actively managed, alternative asset strategies. The ETF, titled the JPMorgan Diversified Alternatives ETF ( JPHF), is engineered to give investors diversified exposure to a basket of traditional hedge fund strategies, including global macro and equity long/short strategies.

CNBC / NYSE appearances

Art/Cultural Pieces

Frieze
Organizing Freedom: Nordic Art in the 1990s

The mammoth retrospective that was 'Organizing Freedom' took its title from the lyrics of Björk's song 'Homogenic' (1997): 'thought I could organize freedom, how Scandinavian of me!'. Over the last decade a playful, full flowering of the art scene has resulted in the so-called 'Nordic Miracle' generation, who have become the most widely exhibited group of Scandinavian artists in history.