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Tim Quast
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We're All HFTs Now

In this guest commentary, author Tim Quast looks back at the history of HFT and how the market has evolved to where many firms now fit the definition of high-frequency trader.

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2005 Photo Gallery Events

February

Florida STAF 25th Annual Convention

Business Panel and Discussion

February 21, 2005

February 20, 2005

Philadelphia The Investment Traders Association of Philadelphia

Business Luncheon

The Ritz-Carlton • February 25, 2005

February 24, 2005

Baltimore Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Association

February 4, 2005

February 3, 2005

March

Los Angeles Securities Traders Association of Los Angeles

Business Meeting and Panel

Salon de Fiesta • March 12, 2005

March 11, 2005

Minnesota Minnesota Security Traders Association

Business Presentation

March 3, 2005

March 2, 2005

April

New York STA of New York 69th Annual Dinner and Conference

PJ Clarke's Sidecar Restaurant • New York, NY • April 20, 2005

April 18, 2005

Washington DC National Organization of Investment Professionals

NOIP Spring Conference

Willard Inter-Continental • Washington, DC, • April 25-26, 2005

April 23, 2005

Washington DC Security Traders Association 9th Annual Congressional Conference

Security Traders Association

9th Annual Congressional Conference

Willard Inter-Continental • Washington D.C. • April 26-27, 2005

April 24, 2005

May

Carolina Carolina Security Traders Association

North (Carpetbaggers) vs. South (Grits) • May 29, 2005

May 27, 2005

Kansas City Kansas City Securities Association

The Fairmont Kansas City at the Plaza • May 13, 2005

May 11, 2005

Toronto INSTITUTIONAL EQUITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION

Park Hyatt Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada June 2, 2005

May 31, 2005

June

Chicago STA of Chicago, Day In The Sun, June 6, 2005

“Day In The Sun”

Oak Park Country Club • Oak Park, IL • June 6, 2005

June 4, 2005

St. Louis Security Traders Association of St. Louis' Annual Summer Outing

Business Meeting

Keynote Speaker

June 8, 2005

June 6, 2005

Cleveland Clevland Security Traders Association

Summer Outing
Pickwick & Frolic Resturant • June 23-24, 2005

June 21, 2005

Cleveland Cleveland Security Traders Association

Summer Outing
Pickwick & Frolic Resturant • June 23-24, 2005

June 21, 2005

July

Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH STOCK AND BOND ASSOCIATION

The Omni William Penn Hotel • Pittsburgh, PA • July 21, 2005

July 19, 2005

Minnesota MINNESOTA SECURITY DEALERS ASSOCIATION

CLOSING RECEPTION
Bellanotte Patio • July 15, 2005

July 13, 2005

New York 2005 STANY GOLF CLASSIC

GOLF RECEPTION
Canoe Brook C C • Summit, New Jersey • August 1, 2005

July 30, 2005

August

Collingwood Ontario CANADIAN SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION

Vista Room • August 19, 2005

August 17, 2005

Washington State SEATTLE-PORTLAND SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION

BUSINESS MEETING
“Market Structure and
Advanced Trading”
Skamania Lodge • August 20, 2005

August 18, 2005

Milwaukee SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION OF WISCONSIN

BUSINESS MEETING
“STA Update” and
“Market Economics”
August 5, 2005

August 3, 2005

September

Memphis MID-SOUTH SECURITY DEALERS ASSOCIATION

BUSINESS
MEETING
Madison Hotel
September 29, 2005

September 27, 2005

Dallas DALLAS SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION

Reg NMS and SHO
NYSE/ArcaEx merger
NASDAQ/INet merger
NYSE Hybrid
NASD Update
Four Season Resort & Club • Amphitheater
September 9, 2005

September 7, 2005

October

Los Angeles STA of Los Angeles Business Meeting

Business Meeting on Reg NMS
Shutters Hotel • Santa Monica, California • October 20, 2005

October 18, 2005

San Francisco San Francisco STA Charity Bartending Event

SAN FRANCISCO SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION
3rd Annual Charity Bardtending Event
The Holding Company • San Francisco, CA • October 27, 2005

October 25, 2005

Georgia THE GEORGIA SECURITIES ASSOCIATION

BUSINESS MEETING
Chastian Horse Park • October 20, 2005

October 18, 2005

November

New York NOIP Fall Conference 2005

NOIP
Fall Conference 2005
The Essex House • New York, NY • November 7-8, 2005

November 6, 2005

New York

WALL STREET’S 16TH ANNUAL TASTE OF NEW YORK
Charity Auction for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Chelsea Piers at Pier 60 • New York, NY • November 15, 2005

November 14, 2005

December

Georgia The Georgia Securities Association

Chastain Horse Park
October 20, 2005

December 31, 2005

Chicago THE SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION OF CHICAGO

December 31, 2005

Philadelphia INVESTMENT TRADERS ASSOCIATION OF PHILADELPHIA

December 31, 2005

Chicago STA of Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting

AUTOMATED TRADING DESK
Client Dinner
N9NE Resturant

December 31, 2005

BUSINESS MEETING

STA of Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting

December 31, 2005

E-TRADE CAPITAL MARKETS Client Dinner

STA of Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting

December 31, 2005

HILL THOMPSON Client Dinner

STA of Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting

December 31, 2005

HUDSON SECURITIES-CANACCORD CAPITAL

STA of Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting

December 31, 2005

KNIGHT EQUITY GROUP Client Dinner

STA of Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting

December 31, 2005

OFFICERS

STA of Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting

December 31, 2005

RECEPTION I

STA of Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting

December 31, 2005

RECEPTION II

STA of Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting

December 31, 2005

STA BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETING

STA of Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting

December 31, 2005

THE NYSE HYBRID

STA of Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting

December 31, 2005

UBS CAPITAL MARKETS Client Dinner

STA of Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting

December 31, 2005

VENDOR FAIR

STA of Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting

December 31, 2005

Baltimore MID-ATLANTIC SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION

KICK-OFF RECEPTION
Edgars Billiard Club • Baltimore, MD

December 31, 2005

OFFICERS

MID-ATLANTIC SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION

December 31, 2005

RECEPTION

MID-ATLANTIC SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION

December 31, 2005

MSTA INDUSTRY PRESENTATION

MINNESOTA SECURITY DEALERS ASSOCIATION Winter Conference

December 31, 2005

OFFICERS

MINNESOTA SECURITY DEALERS ASSOCIATION Winter Conference

December 31, 2005

RECEPTION AND DINNER

MINNESOTA SECURITY DEALERS ASSOCIATION Winter Conference

December 31, 2005

OFFICERS

SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION OF LOS ANGELES st Annual Conference

December 31, 2005

Presidents Reception

SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION OF LOS ANGELES st Annual Conference

December 31, 2005

GENERAL RECEPTION AND TENNIS EXHIBITION

SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION OF LOS ANGELES st Annual Conference

December 31, 2005

Introduction

SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION th Annual Washington Conference

December 31, 2005

GENERAL RECEPTION

SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION th Annual Washington Conference

December 31, 2005

Opening Reception

KANSAS CITY SECURITIES TRADERS ASSOCIATION

December 31, 2005

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

KANSAS CITY SECURITIES TRADERS ASSOCIATION

December 31, 2005

GENERAL RECEPTION

THE BOSTON SECURITIES TRADERS ASSOCIATION

December 31, 2005

Officers

THE BOSTON SECURITIES TRADERS ASSOCIATION

December 31, 2005

Chicago STA -of Chicago Day-in-the-Sun

December 31, 2005

RECEPTION

STA -of Chicago Day-in-the-Sun

December 31, 2005

LABRANCHE-ST JUDE SILENT AUCTION AND DINNER

LABRANCHE-ST JUDE CHILDRENS RESEARCH HOSPITAL

December 31, 2005

MDA-ALS Charity Guest Bartending Event

WINGS OVER WALL STREET

December 31, 2005

Annual and General Meeting

INSTITUTIONAL EQUITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION

December 31, 2005

Golf Tournament

INSTITUTIONAL EQUITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION

December 31, 2005

Summer Outing

INVESTMENT TRADERS ASSOCIATION OF PHILADELPHIA

December 31, 2005

Toronto BAY STREET CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION

10th Annual Pro-Celebrity Softball Challenge
Riverdale Flats, Toronto • July 7- 8, 2006

December 31, 2005

th Annual Convention

Sta of Portland-Seattle

December 31, 2005

A Benefit for Muscular Dystrophy Association to fund ALS Research

WINGS OVER WALL STREET

December 31, 2005

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December 31, 2005