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The Speed Traders Workshop


Thu Oct 23 2014, 10:00am–6:00pm

Where: SGX Center, 2 Shenton Way, Downtown Core, Singapore

Restrictions: R21

Listed by: jessqiu2000

The Speed Traders Workshop, the first and most comprehensive initiation to the world of high-frequency trading, opens the door to the secretive world of computerized low-latency trading, the most controversial form of investing today; in the name of protecting the algorithms they have spent so much time perfecting, speed traders almost never talk to the press and try to disclose as little as possible about how they operate.

The Speed Traders Workshop covers the latest research currently available and reveals how high-frequency trading players are operating in global markets and driving the development of electronic trading at breakneck speeds from the U.S. and Europe to Japan, India, and Brazil. The “flash crash”, the suspended BATS IPO, the botched Facebook IPO, Knight Capital's trading malfunction and NASDAQ's Flash Freeze are just a few of the milestones in the history of high-frequency trading that will be dissected with participants.

Workshop Highlights

The first and most comprehensive global initiation to the world of high-frequency trading
Key enablers of high-frequency trading in the U.S., Europe and Asia
Strategies high-frequency traders leverage to find alpha in up and down markets
Techniques to detect and avoid high-frequency trading in the markets
Regulatory framework and initiatives for speed trading
Latest update on high-frequency trading in the world and current regulatory initiatives after the "flash crash" and Michael Lewis' "Flash Boys"
Up-to-date review of the future of high-frequency trading
Study materials developed by Edgar Perez, the author of the most popular books on the subject of high-frequency trading, The Speed Traders and Knightmare on Wall Street, commentator on Bloomberg, CNN, CNBC, FOX Business News and other business media, and a well-known presenter in conferences and seminars in America, Europe and Asia.