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      Book Discussion and Signing with Edgar Perez, The
         Speed Traders, at Barnes & Noble Palisades
    Edgar Perez Discussing The Speed Traders: An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading
   Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, on October 12, at Barnes & Noble Palisades

(September 12, 2011, 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 (http://www.thespeedtraders.com), will
lead a book discussion at Barnes & Noble Palisades, October 12. Readers interested in finance, trading and investing
can find more information at http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/3111726 and register at
http://thespeedtraders.eventbrite.com.

Barnes & Noble is the leader in the specialty retail category for customer satisfaction for the fourth year in a row,
according to the 2010 American Customer Satisfaction Index. For the third year in a row as well, Barnes & Noble
earned the top rating of 100 percent in the 2010 Corporate Equality Index, an annual survey administered by the
Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Barnes & Noble is the second-largest retailer of magazines in America,
carrying about 5,500 magazine titles and nearly 1,000 newspaper titles. Between their stores and online operations,
Barnes & Noble sells approximately 300 million books per year, and more than 1 million unique book titles every
year. Bestsellers account for less than 5% of their sales, and more than 50,000 small publishers and university
presses are a growing percentage of their business.


The Speed Traders, published by McGraw-Hill Inc., is the most comprehensive, revealing work available on the
most important development in trading in generations. High-frequency trading will no doubt play an ever larger role
as computer technology advances and the global exchanges embrace fast electronic access. The Speed Traders
explains everything there is to know about how today's high-frequency traders make millions—one cent at a time. In
this new title, The Speed Traders, Mr. Perez opens the door to the secretive world of high-frequency trading. Inside,
prominent figures drop their guard and speak with unprecedented candidness about their trade. For more about The
Speed Traders, readers can visit its Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as the most popular online retailers,
including Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Borders, among others.
Mr. Perez is widely regarded as the pre-eminent networker in the specialized area of high-frequency trading. He has
been featured on CNBC Cash Flow with Oriel Morrison (http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=2023403523), BNN
Business Day with Kim Parlee (http://watch.bnn.ca/business-day/august-2011/business-day-august-19-
2011/#clip519647), TheStreet.com with Gregg Greenberg (http://www.thestreet.com/video/11144274/high-
frequency-traders-not-the-enemy.html), and Channel NewsAsia Cent & Sensibilities with Lin Xue Ling, and
engaged as speaker at Harvard Business School’s 17th Annual Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference, High-
Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 (New York, Chicago, Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Singapore), CFA Singapore,
Hong Kong Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University (New York),
Global Growth Markets Forum (London), Technical Analysis Society (Singapore), Middle East Hedge Funds
Investors Summit 2012 (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), 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, 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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