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TradeTech USA 2008, The Premier North American Equity Trading Summit

TradeTech USA 2008, The Premier North American Equity Trading Summit

New York (PRWEB) March 20, 2008

At TradeTech USA, over 500 senior-level traders convened at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York to deliberate liquidity issues and new technologies and tools in the constantly evolving global economy.

The three day TradeTech USA 2008 kicked off with a pre-day in Asset Management Performance Summit, focused for buy side executives. Through roundtable sessions and panel discussions, asset managers and hedge fund delegates had the chance to interact with their peers and get an understanding of what trends to be aware of in the buy-side trading industry.

Highlight of the main conference days included an innovative "Buy Side Exclusive Head Trader Think Tank" roundtable session, moderated by Merrill Lynch, where head senior buy side traders from all types of investment trading firms had the opportunities to breakdown their strategic goals, discuss their specific challenges and take away actionable strategies on how to create more efficient and profitable trades. The roundtable also promoted networking opportunities between conference attendees.

President of Citadel Execution Services, Matt Andresen gave an insightful and energetic session on Electric Trading in the New Market Structure. While John C. Bogle, Founder of The Vanguard Group Inc. talked about the "Just Principles of Trade".

The next TradeTech event is TradeTech Derivatives USA, which takes place in May 12-14, 2008 in Bridgewaters, NYC. Please visit the website for more information, .


Sara Wessman

Executive Director, Worldwide Business Research


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