Dave Guarino

Director, Global Index Communications
S&P Dow Jones Indices

David Guarino is director, Global Index Communications, at S&P Dow Jones Indices, responsible for the worldwide media strategy, message development and senior executive communications across all index product lines.  Leading S&P Dow Jones Indices’ international media efforts, David oversees all major index-related press events and initiatives, serving as a global strategic communications counselor for S&P Dow Jones Indices in the areas of crisis communications, response planning and brand/reputation management.

David joined Standard & Poor’s in 2001 as manager of communications for S&P Fund Research.  He then spent two years managing communications for S&P Equity Research Services before heading up communications for S&P Indices.

Prior to joining Standard & Poor’s, David was assistant vice president at UBS, where he was responsible for small-cap security analysis.  Before that, David worked for New York Life Securities within its Insider Trading Division.

David is a recipient of multiple industry awards, and is frequently quoted in the media.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance, with a specialization in computer information systems from The University of Scranton.

Author Archives: Dave Guarino

CNBC ꞌWorldwide Exchangeꞌ Interview with David Blitzer on the 25th Anniversary of Black Monday

David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the S&P Index Committee, discusses Black Monday with CNBC.  Watch the video clip

ETF Trends Article – VIX ETFs: Get Ready for UVXY Reverse Split

John Spence, Web Editor at ETF Trends, states that “ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (NYSEArca: UVXY) will reverse split shares 1-for-10 after yesterday’s closing bell.”  Click here to access the full article.

Webcast – Volatility: Strategies for Diversification and Risk Management

Title: Volatility: Strategies for Diversification and Risk Management Date: March 27, 2012 Time: 2:00 PM EST 1 CFP CE Credit Register Here What is volatility? How is it measured? What strategies can advisors use to manage risk and control swings in portfolios? Learn the answer to these questions and more as Tom Lydon, Editor of […]

CBOE / Bloomberg: Equity Index Option and Volatility Trading Symposium – Wednesday, Feb. 1

CBOE & Bloomberg present the 3rd Annual Equity Index Option and Volatility Symposium on quantitative strategies, market trends and the outlook for volatility in 2012. When: Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 3:00-7:00pm Where: Bloomberg. 731 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022 To register email naseminar@bloomberg.net, with “2.1 CBOE” in the subject line or see “BU ” […]

A New Application for VIX®: Hedging Bond Portfolios

Equity volatility is frequently used to hedge equity portfolios, but some bond portfolios may also stand to benefit from an allocation to equity volatility.   Read the latest research paper from S&P Indices to learn why corporate and emerging market bonds may enjoy hedging benefits.  Read more…

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