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2012 Photo Gallery Events

January

Cotting School BSTF Holiday Party

The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers
Boston, MA
December 8, 2011

January 3, 2012

Georgia Security Association Annual Fall Conference

Four Seasons
Atlanta, GA
September 15, 2011

January 12, 2012

Denver Security Traders Association 41st Annual Conference

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa
Beaver Creek, CO
December 2-4, 2011

January 20, 2012

Denver Security Traders Association 41st Annual Conference (Part 2)

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa
Beaver Creek, CO
December 2-4, 2011

January 27, 2012

February

St. Jude Taste of New York

November 15, 2011
New York, NY

February 3, 2012

St Jude Taste of New York (Part 2)

New York, NY
November 15, 2011

February 10, 2012

Security Traders Association of Chicago (Part 1)

86th Annual Winter Conference
Hilton Chicago
January 19-21, 2012

February 17, 2012

Security Traders Association of Chicago (Part 2)

86th Annual Winter Conference
Hilton Chicago
January 19-21, 2012

February 23, 2012

March

Security Traders Association of Chicago (Part 3)

86th Annual Winter Conference
Hilton Chicago
January 19-21, 2012

March 2, 2012

Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Association - 77th Annual Winter Conference

77th Annual Winter Conference
February 2-4, 2012, Hilton Baltimore

March 9, 2012

Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Association - 77th Annual Winter Conference (Part 2)

77th Annual Winter Conference
February 2-4, 2012, Hilton Baltimore

March 15, 2012

Security Traders Association of Florida - 32nd Annual Conference

32nd Annual Conference
February 9-11, 2012
Royal Palm Hotel, Miami Beach, FL

March 22, 2012

Security Traders Association of Florida - 32nd Annual Conference (Part 2)

32nd Annual Conference
Royal Palm Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida
February 9 - 11, 2012

March 30, 2012

April

GOAL Charity Event - New York, March 8, 2012

Espace
New York, March 8, 2012

April 11, 2012

BTIG's 10th Annual Commissions for Charity Day Event

Institutional broker BTIG celebrated its 10th annual Commissions for Charities Day last Wednesday, April 18, by raising $4.5 million for various charities. This year the firm has 170 charities it plans to make donations to, 50 more than last year.
Photos by John Angelillo

April 24, 2012

Security Traders Association of Los Angeles 77th Annual Convention

La Quinta Resort & Spa.
La Quinta, CA
March 23-25, 2012

April 27, 2012

May

Security Traders Association of Los Angeles (Part 2)

La Quinta Resort & Spa.
La Quinta, CA
March 23-25, 2012

May 4, 2012

STANY 76th Annual Conference & Celebration

Three Sixty*
New York
March 29, 2012

May 9, 2012

STANY 76th Annual Conference & Celebration (Part 2)

Three Sixty*
New York
March 29, 2012

May 15, 2012

KCSA Spring Outing

KCSA Spring Outing
The Marquee, Kansas City, MO
May 16, 2012

May 24, 2012

June

KCSA Spring Outing (Part 2)

KCSA Outing
May 10, 2012

June 1, 2012

BSTA Annual Conference at Fenway Park

BSTA Annual Conference at Fenway Park
Celebrating 77 Years
May 17, 2012

June 5, 2012

BSTA Annual Conference at Fenway Park (Part 2)

BSTA Annual Conference at Fenway Park
May 16-17, 2012
Boston, MA

June 15, 2012

Carolina Security Traders Association

36th Annual Convention
Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms, South Carolina
May 25-28, 2012

June 21, 2012

San Francisco Security Traders

Inn at Spanish Bay
Monterey, CA
May 31 - June 2, 2012

June 29, 2012

July

STASL 79th Summer Outing

Security Traders Association of St. Louis
STASL 2012 Summer Outing
June 7-8, 2012

July 13, 2012

STASL 79th Summer Outing (Part 2)

Security Traders Association of St. Louis
79th Annual Summer Outing
The Westin, St. Louis, MO
June 7-8, 2012

July 26, 2012

August

2012 OSTA Summer Outing

Progressive Field Terrace Club
Cleveland, Ohio
June 28, 2012

August 2, 2012

Minnesota Security Dealers Association

Brits Pub
Minneapolis, MN
July 12,2012

August 10, 2012

Minnesota Security Dealers Association (part 2)

Twins Stadium
Minneapolis, MN
July 12,2012

August 17, 2012

PSBA SUMMER CONFERENCE AND GALA

Hall of Fame Club at PNC Park benefiting The Miracle League
July 19, 2012

August 24, 2012

Wall Street Women, A Celebration of Excellence 2011

Women trailblazers, entrepreneurs, mentors, rising stars and others honored for their achievements at the 2011 Wall Street Women celebration.

August 30, 2012

September

Security Traders Association of Wisconsin

Phister Hotel
Milwaukee, WI
August 2-4, 2012

September 6, 2012

Ohio Security Traders Association

Summer Outing
Progressive Field Terrace Club
Cleveland, Ohio
June 28, 2012

September 20, 2012

Security Traders Association 79th Annual Conference

JW Marriott, Washington DC
September 19-22, 2012

September 28, 2012

October

STANY Golf Classic

John Harrington Cup Tournament
Canoe Brook CC, Summit, NJ
July 30, 2012

October 4, 2012

CRASH OF ‘87: By The Numbers

The worst one-day crash in stock trading took place 25 years ago on October 19. Here’s a look back at Black Monday, on its quarter-century anniversary.

October 18, 2012

Canadian National

19th Annual Canadian Security Traders Conference
Manoir Saint-Sauveur, Saint-Sauveur, QC
August 16-19,2012

October 19, 2012

12 Great Trading Books for the Holidays

Here are a dozen carols that explain the difference that smart use of capital markets make – and the falalala that otherwise can result.

October 22, 2012

Pacific Northwest Traders Association

Skamania Lodge
Stevenson, WA
August 24 -26, 2012

October 26, 2012

November

Dallas Security Traders Association

Four Seasons
Irving, TX
September 6-8, 2012

November 9, 2012

Wall Street Women 2012: Gallery of Excellence

Women are breaking old barriers and setting new standards of excellence in capital markets.

Here, Traders Magazine and a panel of industry judges here present the best of the best, women who have excelled as trailblazers, mentors, philanthropists and leaders on Wall Street as well as one firm that has set a benchmark for diversity.

November 13, 2012

Dallas Security Traders Association (part 2)

Four Seasons resort
Irving, TX
September 6-8, 2012

November 16, 2012

Bloomberg Tradebook Stages "Trick or Trade" Charity Event

Batman, Tiki Barber and other superheroes were part of agency broker Bloomberg Tradebook's charity event, "Trick or Trade," originally set to coincide with Halloween.

More than $500,000 in trading commissions were generated, which will benefit a diverse set of charities as well as Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New York.

The event was postponed to Nov. 8, after Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast.

Check out some of the images from the inaugural event, including Tradebook chief executive Ray Tierney in and out of costume, celebrities and traders.

November 19, 2012

Wings Over Wall Street

September 27, 2012
Gotham Hall, NYC

November 30, 2012

December

Wings Over Wall Street (part 2)

September 27, 2012
Gotham Hall, NYC

December 7, 2012

TOP 10 STORIES OF 2012: The Gallery

Volumes (and commissions) were down, again. Technical mistakes were up. Brokers kept dying off. Exchanges began stepping in on their turf. Ready to take stock of the year you just lived through?

December 19, 2012

TOP 10 QUOTES of 2012

Here are editorial's picks for the top 10 quotes as published in Traders Magazine throughout the year.

December 27, 2012

Georgia Securities Association

The Ritz Carlton, Buckhead
October 11-12, 2012
Atlanta, Georgia

December 28, 2012

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Paper Points to Rise of Odd Lots

Odd lots, still defined as stock trades less than 100 shares in size, are still en vogue as high stock valuations have made it more expensive for retail, and in some cases even costly for smaller firms, to get exposure in the stocks they want.

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