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PRESS RELEASE Media Contact: Julia Petrova Media Relations Manager Golden Networking 516-761-4712 jpetrova@goldennetworking.net http://www.goldennetworking.net

Edgar Perez, Keynote Speaker, High Frequency Trading Happy Hour, on HFT Regulation after Flash Crash High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour, Now in Five Cities, New York, Chicago, London, Hong Kong and Singapore (www.HFTHappyHour.com), Evenings of Networking and Cocktails around the Globe. New York City, NY, USA (May 10, 2013) -- On May 6th, 2010, the U.S. stock markets experienced an unusual decline (and an immediate upswing) that temporarily erased $1 trillion in market value (the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged about 1000 points) and puzzled both actors and experts following the markets. Fast forward two years and we find a twit from the Associated Press with supposedly breaking news that President Obama was injured due to explosions at the White House. That report made $136 billion in market value temporarily disappear, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average quickly dropping 150 points before swinging back. Electronic trading, like any other area of finance, should have sensible regulations imposed to promote sound trading practices and protect the average Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, American investor. Regulators can restore trust in the Hong Kong market without eliminating high-speed trading. They simply must be armed to analyze trading activity in real time. What has been the progress so far since the Flash Crash? Practitioners are invited to join Edgar Perez for an insightful talk on "Still Waiting on Real Time Regulation 3 Years after Flash Crash", at High Frequency Trading Happy Hour New York City (http://hfthappyhournewyork.eventbrite.com), May 14, business receptions organized by Golden Networking that bring together a who's who of the speed trading world for productive evenings of networking and cocktails. Traders, quants, managers, investors, allocators, service providers and consultants get together in five cities every month. Service providers have found these receptions tremendously valuable to participate at, as they get to enjoy terrific benefits:


- Unequaled opportunities to reach key decision makers in the high-frequency trading community - Direct global exposure to hundreds of high-quality attendees - Enhanced credibility and business opportunity with managers, quants, advisors, consultants, service providers and individual and institutional investors - Expanded marketing reach by tapping into Golden Networking's global database of 100,000 finance professionals - Direct exposure on Golden Networking's website and the driving of additional, qualified traffic to your website Practitioners represented in past editions of High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour include companies such as Alaris Trading Partners, Andrews Securities, Atlantic Advisory Group, Avatar, Capital Advisors, Citadel, Citi, CNBC, Comscient, Credit Suisse, DE Shaw, Deutsche Bank, Duane Morris, Eagle View Asset Management, Falcon Technology Systems, Garrett Asset Management, GETCO, Goldman Sachs, Greyfields, Infinium Capital, Lightspeed, Lime Brokerage, Mahogany Partners, MNG Capital , Monolith Capital Trading Partners, Morgan Stanley, MSF Capital Advisors, Nirvana Capital, Nobilis Capital, OneMarketData, OneTick, SBS Securities, Selerity, Silver Leaf Partners, Traderworx, Twin Capital Management, UBS, among others. Mr. Perez is widely regarded as the preeminent global expert 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 in English by McGraw-Hill Inc. (2011), published in Mandarin by China Financial Publishing House (2012), and Investasi Super Kilat: Pandangan Orang dalam tentang Fenomena Baru Frekuensi Tinggi yang Mentransformasi Dunia Investasi, published in Bahasa Indonesia by Kompas Gramedia (2012). Mr. Perez is course director of The Speed Traders Workshop 2012, How High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX (Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Warsaw, Kiev, New York, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai) and was Adjunct Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, where he taught Algorithmic Trading and High-Frequency Finance. He contributes to The New York Times and China’s International Finance News and Sina Finance. Mr. Perez has been interviewed on CNBC Cash Flow, CNBC Squawk Box, BNN Business Day, CCTV China, Bankier.pl, TheStreet.com, Leaderonomics, GPW Media, Channel NewsAsia Business Tonight and Cents & Sensibilities. In addition, Mr. Perez has been featured on Sohu, News.Sina.com, Yicai, eastmoney, Caijing, ETF88.com, 360doc, AH Radio, CNFOL.com, CITICS Futures, Tongxin Securities, ZhiCheng.com, CBNweek.com, Caixin, Futures Daily, Xinhua, CBN Newswire, Chinese Financial News, ifeng.com, International Finance News, hexun.com, Finance.QQ.com, Finance.Sina.com, The Korea Times, The Korea Herald, The Star, The Malaysian Insider, BMF 89.9, iMoney Hong Kong, CNBC, Bloomberg 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. Perez has been engaged to present to the Quant Investment & HFT Summit APAC 2012 (Shanghai), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Washington DC), CFA Singapore, Hong Kong Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University, University of International Business and Economics (Beijing), Hult International Business School (Shanghai) and Pace University (New York), among other public and private institutions. In addition, Mr. Perez has spoken at a number of global conferences, including CME Group's Global Financial Leadership Conference 2012 (Naples Beach, FL), Harvard Business School’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference (Boston), High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum (New York, Chicago), MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference (Cambridge), Institutional Investor’s Global Growth Markets Forum (London), Technical Analysis Society (Singapore), TradeTech Asia (Singapore), FIXGlobal Face2Face (Seoul) and Private Equity Convention Russia, CIS & Eurasia (London). Mr. Perez was a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a strategy 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.


Edgar Perez, Keynote Speaker, High Frequency Trading Happy Hour, on HFT Regulation after Flash Crash  

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