Don’t Miss This Month’s China Happy Hour with HFT Guru, Edgar Perez, July 24 in NYC

China Happy Hour Will Bring Together Executives, Investors and Entrepreneurs of the Asian Business Communities, for an Evening of Networking and Cocktails in New York City from 6PM to 9PM, July 24
July 19, 2012 - PRLog -- Edgar Perez’s ground breaking work on high frequency trading, The Speed Traders, published in English by McGraw-Hill Inc. and newly published in Mandarin by of Chinese Financial Publishing House, 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, 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.

"One of the least explained areas of finance is high frequency trading and Edgar Perez's book, The Speed Traders, gives an extensive overview of this topic. The insightful descriptions of the daily activities of the market and their role in the lives of securities dealers allow it to reveal the methods that traders use. The book utilizes interviews with recognized industry professionals and a timeline of the evolution of speed trading to provide the reader with a great idea on what speed trading is and how to use it. Some of the major focusing points of the book are the modern applications of speed trading. These applications are not only explained through examples and interviews but also in a clear way that excludes confusing industry jargon and paints a clear picture of the topic at hand."

That's one ( review where the reader offers top ratings to The Speed Traders ( by Edgar Perez, a global speaker on the topic; the reviewer adds: "The Speed Traders is a clear and informative read that can be useful to both seasoned industry professionals and those who are only exploring the financial industry."

Mr. Perez is widely regarded as the preeminent speaker in the specialized area of high-frequency trading.  He is the author of The Speed Traders, published by McGraw-Hill Inc. (2011) and currently being translated into Bahasa Indonesia and Portuguese, and 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, Mexico City, Moscow, Shanghai, New York and Chicago).

Perez is course director of 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, Jakarta, London, Mexico City, Moscow, Ho Chi Minh, New York, Dubai and Chicago), and was Adjunct Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, where he taught Algorithmic Trading and High-Frequency Finance. He contributes regularly to China's International Finance News.

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.

China Happy Hour ( will be held next Tuesday on July 24th; these receptions have been known to attract executives and professionals not only from China but also from South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, and India, among other nationalities.

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