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Anyone for Tea and Sympathy with Beleaguered HFT Firms?

Guest columnist John Bates wonders if anyone feels bad for the high-frequency trading firms that are now facing lawsuits, sluggish markets and regulators.

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October 21, 2014

Wall Street Women 2014 Gallery

Each year, Traders assembles a panel of judges to choose the top women in the field of trading and investment management. We are proud to present the winners of the 2104 Wall Street Women: A Celebration of Excellence.

October 7, 2014

On The Move October 2014 Gallery

A selection of the new faces and new job titles on Wall Street and the rest of the U.S. capital markets. Congratulations!

September 30, 2014

BGC Partners Charity Day 2014 Gallery

BGC Partners raised nearly $12 million for their annual Charity Day with the help of a few famous friends.

September 23, 2014

Dallas Security Traders Association 2014

A gallery of images from the Dallas Security Traders Association Conference for 2014. The conference and networking event took place on September 4 through the 6th at the Four Seasons in Las Colinas, Texas.

September 16, 2014

Cantor BGC Charity Day 2014 - A Gallery

On September 11, 2014, celebrities and athletes joined the floor traders of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. and BGC Partners to raise approximately $12 million for charities around the world. Each year, Cantor and BGC donate 100 percent of their global revenues and the money raised from the Charity Day to the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund and dozens of global charities.

September 9, 2014

On The Move - August/September 2014

A selection of the new faces and new job titles on Wall Street and the rest of the U.S. capital markets. Congratulations!

September 2, 2014

STANY Outing 2014 - Gallery

Pictures from the July 28th STANY Golf Outing 2014 at the Canoe Brook Country Club at Summit, NJ.

August 26, 2014

Pittsburgh STA Charity Gala 2014

Images from the July 17th Pittsburgh Security Traders Association Charity Gala and Conference.

July 30, 2014

Traders On the Move for July 2014

A look at the new hires and promotions on Wall Street and the U.S. capital markets for June and July of 2014. Congratulations one and all on the new job and promotions news. If you've started a new job or received a promotion, the readers of Traders want to hear about it. Contact our editors at Don't forget to include a high-res image for our slideshow and print editions.

July 28, 2014

San Francisco STA 2014 Gallery

Scenes from La Mar, the scene of the San Francisco Securities Trader Association 2014 cocktail party and networking event. June 5, 2014.

July 22, 2014

Highlights from ITG’s 5th Annual Golf Event

ITG's 5th Annual Golf Event was a summer event to attend. This event brought together buyside executives on the links of New Jersey. Over 80 market pros networked and got exposure to the agency-only firm's product offerings while enjoying time away from the concrete jungle and trading floor.

July 10, 2014

Financial Services Cares Gala 2014

The 9th Annual American Cancer Society Financial Services Cares Gala took place on June 24th at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. The evening centered on the presentation of two awards: The Financial Services Cares Distinguished Service Award and The Eugene D. O’Kelly Award. The Financial Services Cares Distinguished Service Award will be presented for the second time this year to a company or organization for their philanthropic efforts in the fight against cancer. The Eugene D. O’Kelly Award was created in memory of KPMG’s former CEO and chairman, Gene O’Kelly, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2005. Gene was committed to promoting philanthropy and volunteerism in the workplace, and instituted company policy to positively impact employee wellness. Gene lost his battle several months after his diagnosis, but his wife Corinne continues his efforts by serving as the Gala Legacy Chair.

June 20, 2014

A Gallery of STANY 2014 Luminaries

STANY's 78th Annual Conference and Dinner was an event to remember. This lively and informative event brought together thought-leaders from Manhattan's trading firms, exchanges, and brokerages to debate HFT, regulation, virtual currencies and more. STANY also lauded two giants of Wall Street, Brendan Cryan and John N. Tognino. Note: Sadly, Traders does not have the names and job titles of everyone in the following photos that were taken downtown on April 10, 2014. If you see yourself or a colleague, please e-mail us the person's name, company name and image URL at We will fill in the slideshow going forward.

June 9, 2014

Boston Security Traders Association 2014 - Gallery

A night of networking and charity for members of the Boston STA in Bean Town's famed Fenway Park.

May 28, 2014

Traders On the Move - May 2014

There's a batch of new faces on trading floors and inside brokerages and research firms cropping up this month. Traders takes you on a tour of the recent hires, appointments and promotions inside major investment and financial services firms for the month of May. Enjoy.

May 23, 2014

National Organization of Investment Professionals 2014 Gallery

Traders takes you behind the annual meeting of the National Organization of Investment Professionals. The stellar event took place in Washington DC at the Willard Hotel on April 28 and 29. Enjoy.

May 15, 2014

BTIG's 12th Annual Celebrity Commissions for Charity Day

The annual BTIG Commissions for Charity Day is an event where celebrity participants join BTIG sales traders as brokers in an effort to raise money for a variety of charities. Clients who call into the broker to execute or place an order they often speak to a celebrity, such as an athlete, model or other famous person who provides them trading color and coverage. This year the broker raised over $5 million dollars for charity. Photos by Sara Jaye Weiss - STARTRAKS

April 30, 2014

Traders On the Move - April 2014 (slideshow)

A look at the the recent hires, appointments and promotions inside major investment and financial services firm in the month of April. It's been a busy month.

April 28, 2014

Los Angeles Security Traders Association - Slideshow

Scenes from STALA 79th Annual Conference, March 28 – 30, 2014. Hosted at the La Quinta Resort and Club in La Quinta, CA.

April 24, 2014

Traders' Top Trading Schools

Traders assembled a panel of judges to pinpoint the schools whose graduates impress them each year. They chose schools based on the level of those graduates' knowledge and how well-prepared the new hires are for the trading world. There are universities on our list that will not surprise anyone -- but there are also a few that may convince you to look for talented candidates beyond the Ivy League.

April 8, 2014

SLIDESHOW: Security Traders Association of Chicago

88th Annual Mid-Winter Meeting "Crossroads." January 22-24, 2014 at the Hilton Chicago

March 25, 2014

Traders On The Move for March

As winter winds down and signs of spring start to pop up, so do new job moves and promotions. In this Traders Slideshow, we check in with the new COO of Caplin Systems, the new CEO of Fumiki Kondo, and the new faces on the trading floors at Northill Capital and on the research side at Invesco. Things are truly warming up inside trading and trading IT firms this month.

March 18, 2014

SLIDESHOW: Mid Atlantic Security Traders Association 79th Annual Winter Conference

The Mid Atlantic Security Traders Association gathered from February 6 to 8, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore to discuss the state of the equities trading market, looming regulations and network.

March 6, 2014

Traders On the Move - March 2014

Now that the annual bonuses have been paid, we can expect to see a renewed round of job hopping and promotions. This Traders On-the-Move slideshow is but a small portion of the latest promotions, new hires and retirement announcements for the month of February and early March 2014. Let’s see who are the new faces inside Morgan Stanley, Brown Brothers Harriman, WallachBeth, and other big-named firms.

February 27, 2014


As we head into bonus season, traders usually stay in their seats until their annual commissions are handed out in February and March. That said, there were some moves in the months of December 2013 and January 2014. Here is a look at a selection of the financial industry's recent prominent hires, promotions and exits inside Omgeo, Numerix, Wedbush Securities, Nasdaq and other Wall Street firms.

January 17, 2014

Dallas Security Traders Association (part 2)

Four Seasons Hotel Irving, Texas September 5-7, 2013

January 2, 2014

Third Annual Wall Street Women Winners Honored

Traders Magazine A Celebration of Excellence JW Marriot Essex House November 6, 2013

November 25, 2013

SLIDESHOW: November Moves, Adds and Changes

This is a look at the equity industry's prominent hires, promotions and other notable happenings around Wall Street's trading community.

November 22, 2013

Security Traders Association 75th Annual Conference

JW Marriott Washington DC October 2-5, 2013

November 14, 2013

Security Traders Association National Conference

JW Marriott Washington DC October 2-5, 2013

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