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STA's Toes Exhorts Stock Market to Learn from Auto Industry's Woes

in the wake of public outcry and government examination, STA president Jim Toes exhorts the stock market to learn from the auto industry's recent woes and follow its example of how to recover after a crisis.

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Industry Events Calendar

March 23-26, 2014 - The Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel Boston, MA
ISITC 20th Annual Industry Forum & Vendor Show

Website: http://isitc.org/events/detail.cfm?eventId=623

Since 1994, the ISITC Annual Industry Forum and Vendor Show has been the premier event of the financial services industry. The conference features exceptional speakers, insightful topics, and provides unique networking opportunities to engage with leading financial industry executives and some of the world’s most innovative solution and service providers. The theme of the 20th Annual Industry Forum and Vendor Show is “Don’t Stop Believing…Winning Strategies in Financial Services.” This year, the ISITC organization is proud to have Carla Harris, Vice Chairman, Global Wealth Management, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley, as its Keynote Speaker. As the ISITC organization continues to lead the industry in developing standards and best market practices, its 20th Annual Industry Forum and Vendor Show has become an essential event that provides attendees with the information and tools required to succeed.


April 9-10, 2014 - Grand Hyatt, New York, NY
SIFMA Private Client Conference

Website: http://www.sifma.org/pc-2014/

The SIFMA Private Client Conference is North America's premier event for wealth management professionals. This exceptional program will address tactical ways to enhance client service and, most crucially, trust to help investors achieve their financial goals.


Wednesday, November 6, 2013 – New York, NY
Wall Street Women – A Celebration of Excellence

Website: http://www.tradersmagazine.com/wall-street-women/

Tickets: Awards Ceremony tickets can be reserved online or by contacting Kenneth Heath at (212) 803-8372.

Join the industry leaders at the 3rd Annual Wall Street Women Celebration hosted by Traders Magazine. Created to honor women who have not only succeeded but excelled in a male-dominated industry, Wall Street Women gives the trading community an opportunity to celebrate the women who have made major contributions to their firms and to the industry.

Thursday, October 17, 2013
SIFMA Market Structure Conference

Website: http://www.sifma.org/market-structure2013/
Register: http://www.sifma.org/market-structure2013/register/

The SIFMA Market Structure Conference is the industry's leading event for navigating today's fast, highly-fragmented and complex markets and the regulatory framework that guides them. Join your colleagues as leading experts discuss off-exchange trading venues; the benefits and challenges of electronic trading; identify the steps market participants should take to address the impact of systems issues; the role the SROs should play in today's market structure; tick sizes and more. All market participants will benefit from greater insight into the current state-of-play in market structure and safe, efficient functioning of our financial system.

Thursday, March 21, 2013
High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 - London
Golden Networking

Website: http://www.hftleadersforum.com
Register: http://hftleadersforumlondon.eventbrite.com

"Strategic and Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges" is the theme of High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013, forum that will provide attendees in New York, Chicago and London with the most up-to-date review of where this ever-changing industry stands through insightful keynote speeches and thought-provoking panels.

High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013, "Strategic and Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges" will provide the insights speed traders and investors need to protect and refine their competitive advantage in a world dominated by algorithmic and high-frequency trading. Recognized practitioners, regulators, experts, and strategists will return to High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 to provide attendees with the information they are looking for in an open and unbiased environment, highly conducive to the most efficient and effective networking

Topics that will be discussed at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum
2013 include the movement toward emerging markets, every time more attuned to the use of trading robots, the regulatory environment, how new technologies are changing the game, including FPGA applications, and a look at the upcoming regulatory changes that no doubt will impact trading firms around the globe.

More information: +1-414-FORUMS0 or jpetrova@goldennetworking.net

Thursday, May 30, 2013
High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 - New York City
Golden Networking

Website: http://www.hftleadersforum.com
Register: http://hftleadersforumlondon.eventbrite.com

"Strategic and Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges" is the theme of High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013, forum that will provide attendees in New York, Chicago and London with the most up-to-date review of where this ever-changing industry stands through insightful keynote speeches and thought-provoking panels.

High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013, "Strategic and Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges" will provide the insights speed traders and investors need to protect and refine their competitive advantage in a world dominated by algorithmic and high-frequency trading. Recognized practitioners, regulators, experts, and strategists will return to High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 to provide attendees with the information they are looking for in an open and unbiased environment, highly conducive to the most efficient and effective networking

Topics that will be discussed at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum
2013 include the movement toward emerging markets, every time more attuned to the use of trading robots, the regulatory environment, how new technologies are changing the game, including FPGA applications, and a look at the upcoming regulatory changes that no doubt will impact trading firms around the globe.

July 30-31st, 2013
High Frequency and Algorithmic Trading Conference
New York, NY

The marcus evans High Frequency and Algorithmic Trading Conference will bring together regulators and top-level executives focused on high frequency and algorithmic trading to discuss how profit can be found in the current low volume environment. Evaluate the real concerns on the upcoming high frequency trading regulation from industry leading experts including the CFTC, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Newedge, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and many more! For more information: http://www.marcusevans-conferences-northamerican.com/HFT2013_TM

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 - Chicago
Golden Networking

Website: http://www.hftleadersforum.com
Register: http://hftleadersforumlondon.eventbrite.com

"Strategic and Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges" is the theme of High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013, forum that will provide attendees in New York, Chicago and London with the most up-to-date review of where this ever-changing industry stands through insightful keynote speeches and thought-provoking panels.

High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013, "Strategic and Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges" will provide the insights speed traders and investors need to protect and refine their competitive advantage in a world dominated by algorithmic and high-frequency trading. Recognized practitioners, regulators, experts, and strategists will return to High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 to provide attendees with the information they are looking for in an open and unbiased environment, highly conducive to the most efficient and effective networking

Topics that will be discussed at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum
2013 include the movement toward emerging markets, every time more attuned to the use of trading robots, the regulatory environment, how new technologies are changing the game, including FPGA applications, and a look at the upcoming regulatory changes that no doubt will impact trading firms around the globe.

More information: +1-414-FORUMS0 or jpetrova@goldennetworking.net

October 24-26, 2013
Trade Surveillance and Monitoring Conference
New York, NY

The GFMI Trade Surveillance and Monitoring Conference will focus on the surveillance and monitoring systems that should be embedded to ensure the industry is complaint with the incoming Dodd Frank and SEC regulations. Attendees will have the opportunity to benchmark with leading banks and asset management companies and learn the progress that is being made within the cross-product surveillance space. For more information: http://www.global-fmi.com/TSM2013_TM.

March
Friday 22 - Sunday 24
Los Angeles Affiliate Conference

April
Thursday 11
Philadelphia Affiliate Conference

Thursday 25
STANY’s 77th Annual Conference & Diner
Our Financial Markets- Where Shall the Pendulum Swing? - New York City
Website: http://stany.org
Register: http://stany.org/meetinginfo.php?id=18&ts=1364905233
Our Financial Markets- Where Shall the Pendulum Swing?" is the theme of STANY’s 77th Annual Conference & Dinner, which will provide attendees in New York with the up-to-date analysis of where the industry stands and the direction in which it is projected to move through insightful and challenging panels discussions and thought-provoking keynote speakers.

On April 25, 2013, STANY’s Annual event will once again be the place to make connections, interact with clients, and keep up-to-date on the latest developments impacting our industry. Distinguished practitioners, experts, and strategists will provide insights traders and market professionals need to retain and improve their competitive edge in the current trading environment. Join us for a 3 hour post conference networking reception and play our charity Bond Game supporting The DeGregorio Family Foundation.

Meet and network with key participants in the equities, derivatives, options and bond industry: trading houses, market makers, hedge funds, banks, brokers, compliance professionals, regulators, exchanges, and technology providers. By attending, you will have the opportunity to focus on the real concerns surrounding looming regulation, proposed market restructuring, and competition in today’s and tomorrow’s markets.

Topics that will be discussed include recent and upcoming regulatory and market structure changes in both the US and Canadian markets that will undoubtedly impact trading firms globally, developments in electronic markets and the use of algorithms, the enhanced use of Twitter and other social media by market participants, an exchange prospective on equity, options and derivative trading, and a macro view of forces impacting the economy and the markets.

For more information and a list of our current speakers and sponsors visit www.stany.org.

May
Thursday 9
Kansas City Affiliate Conference

Thursday 16
Boston Affiliate Conference

Friday 24 - Monday 27
Carolina Affiliate Conference

June
Wednesday 5 - Thursday 6
St. Louis Affiliate Conference

Friday 7 - Sunday 9
San Francisco Affiliate Conference

Thursday 27 - 28
Ohio Affiliate Conference

July
Thursday 18 - Friday 19
Minnesota Affiliate Convention

Monday 29
New York Annual Golf Classic

August
Sunday 4 - Monday 5
STAC Summer Outing
(TBD Social Event on Sunday, Golf Outing on Monday)

Thursday 8 - Saturday 10
Wisconsin Affiliate Conference

Thursday 8 - Saturday 10
Seattle Conference

Thursday 15 - Sunday 18
Canadian Affiliate Conference

September
Wednesday 11 - Friday 13
Dallas Affiliate Conference

Thursday 19 - Friday 20
Georgia Affiliate Conference

October
Wednesday 2 - Saturday 5
STA 80th Annual Conference

December
Thursday 5
Minnesota Holiday Party
Friday 6
Denver Affiliate Conference

Future Events
2014: STA Florida - President's Day Weekend 2014, Thursday, Feb. 13 through
Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 (Orlando location TBD).
2015: STA Florida - Thursday, Feb. 5th through Saturday, Feb 8th, 2015 (Miami Beach location TBD).

To submit your STA affiliate event please contact Ken Heath 212-803-8273 or email Kenneth Heath

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