Michael Antonelli

Market Strategist

Michael Antonelli is a Market Strategist for Baird’s Private Wealth Management (PWM) group. In this role, he creates market related content for clients focusing on the behavioral side of investing.  He also appears in print, TV, and online to talk about what global markets are doing and why.

Michael began writing a daily email in 2010 as a way to let overseas Institutional clients know what happened while they slept. The list grew slowly but as of last week it sat just shy of 4,000 individuals including corporate executives, traders, PMs, private clients, wealth advisors, and journalists from all over the world. He started posting it online in 2013 and it is now the Bull and Baird blog.

Career Experience

1999 – 2007:       Derivative Sales

2007 – 2019:       Institutional Equity Sales Trader

2019 – Present:    Market Strategist


Michael received a BA in History from Purdue University and an MBA in Analytic Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


Michael was born in San Diego, CA in 1973. He has a wife, Kimberly, son, William, and a daughter, Katherine and they reside in Whitefish Bay, WI.  His passions are travel, wine, and being a semiprofessional bartender.