Privileged Look at How Traders Profit With Computers Set at High Speed, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Kuala Lumpur, April 12

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   Privileged Look at How Traders Profit With Computers
   Set at High Speed, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012
                  Kuala Lumpur, April 12
  Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, Speaker at The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Kuala Lumpur:
  How High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures
                                           and FX, April 12th

(March 14, 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, will provide an Understanding of High
Frequency Trading in Equities and other Asset Classes at The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Kuala Lumpur: How
High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX, April
12th. Among other topics, Mr. Perez will discuss:


       The need for speed and sophisticated computer programs in generating, routing, and executing orders
       Co-location and individual data feeds to minimize latency
       Time-frames for establishing and closing highly-liquid positions
       Review of the most important strategies: market making, trend following, value arbitrage and others

The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Kuala Lumpur will reveal how high-frequency trading players are succeeding in
the global markets and driving the development of algorithmic trading at breakneck speeds from the U.S. and Europe
to India, Singapore and Brazil. The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Kuala Lumpur kicks off a series of presentations
in the world’s most important financial centers: Seoul, South Korea, March 28; Doha, Qatar, April 18; Warsaw,
Poland, May 11; Kiev, Ukraine, May 18; Singapore, May 26; Beijing, China, May 30; Shanghai, China, June 6;
Jakarta, Indonesia, June 13; Mexico City, Mexico, July 27; Hong Kong, August 4, and Moscow, Russia, August 10.

Mr. 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, How 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. 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 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. 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.

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