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February 16, 2017

Mid Atlantic STA 2017 Winter Conference - Kick Off At Mustang Alley

Things got started in Baltimore at Mustang Alley - whose concept is one that is unique to the Baltimore City area. Close to Fells Point, Little Italy, Harbor East and the Inner Harbor. Traders and attendees were treated to America’s favorite participation sport to the next level - a a first class culinary and beverage experience all wrapped up in the fun of bowling.

February 16, 2017

Mid Atlantic STA 2017 Winter Conference - Education Hour

Traders and executives descended on Baltimore, Maryland for the 2017 Mid Atlantic STA Winter meeting at the The Four Seasons Baltimore from Feb 2 to Feb 4. Attendees networked, enjoyed debate on market structure and a fireside chat featuring Nasdaq's Adena Freidman.

February 16, 2017

37th Annual STA Florida Conference in Miami - The Candids

The Security Traders Association of Florida (STAF) held its 37th Annual Conference at the Eden Roc Miami Beach Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida where traders tanned, talked and t were taught about the economy and trading from February 9–12.. Traders Magazine's staff was there to capture the candid moments.

January 22, 2017

STAC 2017 Taste of Chicago Dinner and Casino Night Part 2

Here are some more scenes from the recent STAC meeting on January 11-13th. See more of the music and frolic on the final evening of the meeting.

January 22, 2017

STAC 2017 Taste of Chicago Dinner and Casino Night Part 1

Here are some scenes from the recent STAC meeting on January 11-13th. See the food and frolic on the final evening of the meeting.

January 19, 2017

91st Annual STAC Mid Winter Meeting Part 1

Didn't make it to the STAC meeting last week? Then check out this brief photo recap of the highlights, panels and people from the first STA affiliate meeting of the 2017.

December 12, 2016

BSTA and Drexel Hamilton Join Forces to Serve Veterans and the NECHV

No man gets left behind – and no man goes hungry either.Service-Disabled Veteran Owned broker dealer Drexel Hamilton joined with the Boston Security Traders Association to help the nation’s veterans by hosting and serving a meal at the New England Center and Home for Veterans.

December 5, 2016

2016 STANY International Reception and Holiday Party

The Security Traders Association of NY held its annual International Reception and Holiday Party on November 17th at the Bryant Park Grille. The event featured a panel session discussing international issues - as well as the ongoing US Tick pilot program and inter-listed markets issues. A holiday toy drive- Toys for Tots - was part of the festivities by the US Marine Corps.

December 2, 2016

Markets Media Women in Finance Awards Luncheon - Part 2

The second annual Markets Choice Awards: Women in Finance luncheon took place on Tuesday, November 15. Held at Tao Downtown in Manhattan's trendy Meatpacking District, the event convened more than 250 market professionals from institutional investment firms, hedge funds, trading desks at the biggest global banks, exchanges, and technology providers. The awards methodology was as follows: Markets Media’s editorial team identified the best candidates via interviews with the senior market participants who are their colleagues, customers and competitors, as well as online submissions from Markets Media's subscriber base. From there, consultations with our WIF Advisory Board winnowed the field to the most deserving recipients, and final internal deliberations -- often not easy -- hammered out the winners. Congratulations to the winners!

December 2, 2016

Markets Media Women in Finance Awards Luncheon - Part 1

The second annual Markets Choice Awards: Women in Finance luncheon took place on Tuesday, November 15. Held at Tao Downtown in Manhattan's trendy Meatpacking District, the event convened more than 250 market professionals from institutional investment firms, hedge funds, trading desks at the biggest global banks, exchanges, and technology providers. The awards methodology was as follows: Markets Media’s editorial team identified the best candidates via interviews with the senior market participants who are their colleagues, customers and competitors, as well as online submissions from Markets Media's subscriber base. From there, consultations with our WIF Advisory Board winnowed the field to the most deserving recipients, and final internal deliberations -- often not easy -- hammered out the winners. Congratulations to the winners!

November 22, 2016

Traders Magazine Holds Inaugural Equity Market Structure Town Hall Forum

Traders Magazine held its inaugural Equities Market Structure Town Hall Forum event on Tuesday, November 15 in New York City. The forum was a unique, content- driven event featuring a single keynote speaker followed by several roundtables. Each roundtable was its own ‘conference within a conference’, populated by senior traders, exchange and technology executives there to debate the most pressing issues in the institutional equity markets. Here are some of the images from the event.

November 17, 2016

Traders Magazine Reboot Party

On Tuesday, November 15th, Traders Magazine held its inaugural Equity Market Structure Town Hall Forum and Reboot Party, celebrating the new direction for the brand and its new editor, John D'Antona Jr. Over 160 people registered for the party to help celebrate and network with contemporaries. Enjoy these photos from the party.

November 17, 2016

BSTA Gather to Celebrate the Harvest

The Boston Security Traders Association gathered on Thursday, Nov 3, to celebrate the harvest season and begin its holiday philanthropy push. The affiliate organization is hosted its Harvest Party at Society on High for a fun filled networking event featuring cocktails and appetizers to celebrate the start of the holiday season.

November 17, 2016

Bloomberg Tradebook Charity Day - the Candids

This year's fifth annual Charity Day, which raised money by having celebrities act as sales traders saw the firm hit 50 percent of its goal by 11am, also saw some interesting candid images. Check out the costumes, Bloomberg employees and celebrities in this au natural gallery.

November 4, 2016

Baruch College Presents Financial Markets Conference: “Liquidity: How to Find It. Regulate It. Get It.”

The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College hosted its annual Financial Markets Conference on Tuesday, November 1. The topic, “Liquidity: How to Find It. Regulate it. Get it,” focused on new approaches for creating liquidity featuring four industry panels and keynote speakers from the Federation of European Securities Exchanges and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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