Chicago prepares for FX forum- 12 January Mid America Club

Chicago’s Mid America Club welcomes Mankoff Company’s exciting discussion affecting the financial markets. The much awaited event will be taking

Chicago’s Mid America Club welcomes Mankoff Company’s exciting discussion affecting the financial markets. The much awaited event will be taking place tomorrow – 12th January at the prestigious Mid America Club where market professional will be sharing their views on what’s to come in the markets.

Today’s market has grown increasingly volatile and every day brings different challenges to the trading community.

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Some thoughts coming to the minds of participants in financial markets: How are new regulations going to impact us? What do I need to have in place to start up a prop trading firm successfully? How do I find capital? What is the latest and greatest when it comes to the high frequency space? Which asset class will provide the greatest growth opportunities? What type of algorithm and other technology will I need? And how will I handle the data needs of my company?

Thursday, January 12, 2012

4:45 pm Registration

5:15 pm Panel I: Starting Up, Growth Opportunities and the Impact of Regulations and Market Volatility

This panel addresses:

Assessing the effect of new rules and regulations and their effect on current market making and other short term strategy performances

Addressing the ever-necessary search for risk capital and/or risk partners

What does today’s trader need to know to move forward successfully? How do you select your algos?

Where are current market and asset class opportunities? Equities, FX, Options, Futures or another asset class?

Moderated by:

Stacey Mankoff, Managing Principal, The Mankoff Company

Panelists include:

Bryan Christian, Head of Sales, Direct Edge

John C. Nelson, President, The Applied Research Company, a CTA

Alan Savage, Director of Trading, Cooperfund Inc.

George Stein, VP of Trading and Technology, Blackbay Capital Group

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6:00 pm Panel II: Connectivity, Co-Location, Ultra Low Latency & the Challenge of Data Management

This panel addresses:

Current technologies being utilized in HFT trading Connectivity challenges, selecting a co-location partner, and the ever-present need for speed – how low will latency go?

Big Data: How do you handle the growing demands of data information, storage and overall management?

What’s next: Looking ahead to the Cloud?

Moderated by:

Tony Verga, CEO, HFT Technologies LLC

Panelists include:

Louis Lovas, Director of Solutions, OneMarketData

Hayden Melton, Quantitative Trading Development Manager, Thomson Reuters

Feargal O’Sullivan, Vice President of Platform Development, NYSE Technologies

Mehmet Yanilmaz, Partner, Myra Trading

7:00 pm Networking Reception

Following the conclusion of the Roundtable Panel Sessions join us for a Networking Cocktail Reception to further discuss the most top of mind issues of those involved in the financial markets

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Forexmagnates team attended the London event which was very informative.


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