(June 11, 2012, New York) Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders: An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World and speaker at The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Beijing and Shanghai, had an extraordinary opportunity to learn directly from practitioners and exchanges where high-frequency trading really stands, from stock trading at Shanghai Stock Exchange to futures at China Financial Futures Exchange to commodities at Shanghai Futures Exchange. Upon his return, he will hold a unique presentation from 6PM to 7PM: ‘‘HFT in China: Mirage or Reality?’ during High Frequency Trading Happy Hour New York, June 13, 6PM (http://www.HFTHappyHour.com). Hedge fund, alternative investments, private equity, high-frequency, algorithmic and proprietary trading managers, investors, executives and professionals from the most prestigious firms will converge at Union Square for what promises to become a informative and engaging session.
Mr. Perez, who is returning from China after presenting The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 (http://www.TheSpeedTradersWorkshop.com) in Beijing and Shanghai, will provide his insights on the regulators and exchanges’ points of view about high-frequency trading, a style of trading already prevalent in most of the developed world.
Mr. Edgar Perez, a former McKinsey & Co. consultant, 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 in Chinese in July 2012, course director of The Speed Traders Workshop 2012, How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX (Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Warsaw and Kiev), and founder of Golden Networking.
Mr. 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. 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. 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. Perez is one of the great business networkers and motivators on the business 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.