Inning (Getco), Losing (Virtu) And Spurned (Citadel) Knight Suitors At Knightmare On Wall Street

Top Quote Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, and Course Director, The Speed Traders Workshop, Introduces Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, a Behind-the-scenes Look at Knight Capital. End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) August 16, 2013 - Edgar Perez, the celebrated author of The Speed Traders, follows in its tradition of stellar shows with the release of Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, exclusively available at, book that provides a thrilling minute-by-minute account of the terrifying hours following their August 1, 2012 trading debacle, with news-breaking research regarding Knight Capital's 17 years of tumultuous existence as an independent company.

    Knightmare on Wall Street's rich cast of characters includes the winning, losing and spurned suitors of Knight Capital:

    The Winning Suitor, GETCO
    * Stephen Schuler, Co-founder
    * Dan Tierney, Co-founder
    * Daniel Coleman, Chief Executive Officer
    * Bill Ford, Chief Executive Officer of General Atlantic, GETCO's biggest investor
    The Losing (yet Profitable) Suitor, Virtu Financial
    * Vincent Viola, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    * Chris Concannon, Partner
    * Dick Grasso, "unofficial adviser", and former Chairman of the New York Stock Exchange
    The Spurned Suitor, Citadel
    * Ken Griffin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    * Tom Miglis, Chief Information Officer
    * Jamil Nazarali, Senior Managing Director, Head of Citadel Execution Services
    * Matt Cushman, Senior Managing Director
    * Noel Dalzell, Vice President, Head of Strategy and New Product Development
    * Matthew Taback, Mark Stehli, John Kane and Michael Donofrio, Trader, former Knight employees
    * Kristen Benza, Vice President

    Perez is widely regarded as the preeminent global expert 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 in English by McGraw-Hill Inc. (2011), 交易快手:透视正在改变投资世界的新兴高频交易, published in Mandarin by China Financial Publishing House (2012), and Investasi Super Kilat: Pandangan Orang dalam tentang Fenomena Baru Frekuensi Tinggi yang Mentransformasi Dunia Investasi, published in Bahasa Indonesia by Kompas Gramedia (2012). Perez is course director of The Speed Traders Workshop, 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). He contributes to The New York Times and China's International Finance News and Sina Finance.

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