Art Cashin has been working the floor of the NYSE for over 40 years. Well known to CNBC viewers for his pithy updates, Art is one of the finest raconteurs you will ever hear.
Arthur D. Cashin, Jr. is a Managing Director of UBS Financial Services Inc. He is the Director of Floor Operations for UBS Financial Services at the New York Stock Exchange.
Art began his business career at Thomson McKinnon in 1959. In 1964, at age 23, he became a Member of the NYSE and a partner of P.R. Herzig & Co. In 1980, he joined PaineWebber and managed their floor operation.
At UBS Financial Services, in addition to his role as broker, he writes a morning outlook and provides live commentary throughout the day to the firm’s offices. He is also featured regularly on CNBC and MSNBC.
Art is involved in a variety of charitable activities at the NYSE. He chairs the NYSE “Fallen Heroes Fund” which assists the families of NYC Police and Firemen killed in the line of duty. After the tragedy of 9/11, the Fallen Heroes Fund provided over $6 million in assistance.
At the NYSE, Art has served as a Governor, Member of the Market Performance Committee and on virtually every committee at the NYSE. He is currently one of six Executive Floor Governors, the highest level at the NYSE. Art is a member of the Bond Club of New York as well as Mensa and the Knights of Malta.