Edgar Perez's The Speed Traders: An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, Presenting The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Warsaw, Poland, "How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX", May 11, 2012
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The Warsaw Stock Exchange (WES), the biggest securities exchange in Central and Eastern Europe, will be the venue for The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Warsaw, "How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX" (http://www.TheSpeedTradersWorkshop.com), May 11. The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Warsaw, led by Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders, will be extremely helpful and informative for global investors and traders from financial institutions, investment banks, hedge funds, pension funds, broker dealers, consultancy groups, prime brokers, solution providers and exchanges, who wish to gain a thorough understanding and practical knowledge of high-frequency trading.
The WSE organizes trading on one of the most dynamically growing capital markets in Europe. The WSE operates a regulated market of shares and derivative instruments and the alternative stock market NewConnect for growing companies. The WSE is developing Catalyst, a market for issuers of corporate and municipal bonds, as well as an energy market. Since 9 November 2010, the WSE is a public company listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Warsaw will reveal how high-frequency trading players are succeeding in the global markets and driving the development of algorithmic trading at breakneck speeds. Highlights of The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Warsaw include:
• The first and most comprehensive initiation to the world of high-frequency trading
• Study materials provided by Edgar Perez, the author of the latest book on the subject of speed trading, The Speed Traders, and a well-known presenter in America, Europe and Asia
• Latest update on high-frequency trading in the world and current regulatory initiatives
• Techniques to detect high-frequency trading in the markets
• Key enablers of high-frequency trading in the U.S., Europe and Asia
• Proposed regulatory initiatives after the "flash crash”
• Up-to-date review of the future of high-frequency trading
Mr. Edgar Perez is widely regarded as the preeminent speaker and networker in the specialized area of high-frequency trading. He is author of The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, published by McGraw-Hill Inc. (2011) and currently being translated into Chinese and Portuguese, course director of The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Warsaw, How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX (Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Seoul, and Kuala Lumpur), and founder of Golden Networking.
Mr. Edgar Perez has been featured on CNBC Cash Flow (with Oriel Morrison), CNBC Squawk Box (with Geoff Cutmore), BNN Business Day (with Kim Parlee), TheStreet.com (with Gregg Greenberg), Channel NewsAsia Business Tonight and Cents & Sensibilities (with Lin Xue Ling), NHK World, iMoney Hong Kong, Hedge Fund Brief, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Dallas Morning News, Valor Econômico, FIXGlobal Trading, TODAY Online, Oriental Daily News and Business Times.
Mr. Edgar Perez has been engaged to present to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, CFA Singapore, Hong Kong Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University and Pace University, among other institutions. In addition, Mr. Edgar Perez has spoken at Harvard Business School’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference (Boston), High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum (New York, Chicago, Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, London, Singapore), MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference (Cambridge), High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour (New York), Institutional Investor’s Global Growth Markets Forum (London), Technical Analysis Society (Singapore), TradeTech Asia (Singapore), FIXGlobal Face2Face (Seoul), 2nd Private Equity Convention Russia, CIS & Eurasia (London), among other global forums.
Mr. Edgar Perez was a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a consultant at McKinsey & Co. in New York City. Mr. Perez has an undergraduate degree from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru (1994), a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru (1997) and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, New York, with a dual major in Finance and Management (2002). He belongs to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Mr. Perez resides in the New York City area and is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer.
Mr. Edgar Perez is one of the great business networkers and motivators on the lecture circuit; he is available worldwide for the following speaking engagements: Present and Future of High-Frequency Trading, The Real Story behind the "Flash Crash", Networking for Financial Executives, and Business Networking for Success.