HomelandDefenseStocks.com, the leading global investor and industry portal for the Homeland Defense and security sector, presents the recent January 23, 2008 audio interview with Scott Sacknoff, Manager of the SPADE® Defense Index (AMEX: DXS). The SPADE® Defense Index finished up 22.17% in 2007.
Mr. Sacknoff discusses 2007 performance, recent market activity and the future outlook for the sector in the first audio interview of 2008, commenting, “I remain confident that the underlying trends that drove the sector higher have not changed.”
To Listen to the January 23, 2008 Online Audio Interview in Full or read the full Transcript, visit the Website and click on Content Partners:
About the SPADE Defense Index®
The SPADE Defense Index® is a modified capitalization-weighted index comprised of publicly traded companies that benchmarks the performance of companies involved with the defense, homeland security, and space marketplace.
The SPADE Defense Index has been developed to be used by investors, financial professionals, trade analysts, and media as a benchmark for publicly traded stocks involved in these business sectors. The Index can be used as the basis for a range of financial instruments including options and other derivatives, exchange traded funds, and conventional mutual funds.
About Scott Sacknoff, President, The Spade Defense Index®
Scott’s 20 year career has included a range of diverse assignments including: Vice President of a venture capital firm that invested in defense and space companies with responsibility for research and due diligence; Consulting for clients such as ITT, General Dynamics, the Department of Defense, NASA, and FMR/Fidelity Investments; Due diligence of proposals into NASA and the Department of Defense as part of issuing more than $300 million in contracts for small businesses; Analysis of Department of Defense and NASA budgets to identify opportunities for clients; and Performing a scenario modeling exercise on the role for space and satellites in 2030.
During the 1990s, Mr. Sacknoff was a regular guest of financial institutions interested in having a non-broker/dealer analyst at its meetings to answer questions from potential investors.
Mr. Sacknoff is the author of numerous reports including the 'State of the Space Industry' and has been quoted or featured in publications ranging from Business Week to the Journal of Indexing to the Washington Post
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