The Speed Traders, the Newest High-Frequency Trading Book, Profiled by iMoney Magazine

Top Quote Edgar Perez's The Speed Traders: An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, Profiled by iMoney, Hong Kong's Business Magazine of the Year, Speaking about High-Frequency Trading. End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) August 24, 2011 - The Speed Traders, An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World (, the newest book on high-frequency trading by Mr. Edgar Perez, was featured on Hong Kong's iMoney Magazine. The article, which was published on Saturday July 23 (, talks about high-frequency trading and its impact in the world financial markets.

    iMoney, 2011 Business Magazine of the Year (Local) according to the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong, is the first Chinese financial retail weekly magazine of the Hong Kong Economic Times Holdings Limited Group, which was launched on 27 Oct 2007.

    Its contents focus on wealth management, together with innovative business, marketing gimmicks, workplaces, self-enhancement etc. It targets at the brand new generation who is pursuing for authenticity, erudition and also affluence. iMoney is published every Saturday and bundled in 2 books.

    The Speed Traders, published by McGraw-Hill Inc., available online at, Barnes & Noble, BORDERS, and INDIEBOUND, among multiple bookstores, 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.
    Mr. Perez is widely regarded as the pre-eminent networker in the specialized area of high-frequency trading. Mr. Perez has been featured on CNBC Cash Flow with Oriel Morrison (, BNN Business Day with Kim Parlee (, with Gregg Greenberg (, Channel NewsAsia (with Lin Xue Ling), iMoney Hong Kong, Hedge Fund Brief, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Los Angeles Times. He has been 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), and 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 Ingenierķa, 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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