Panel to Discuss "Electronic Trading and the DNA of a Trader" at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Thursday, April 21st, 2005

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The panelists for April's meeting will examine the cognitive, emotional, visual, spatial, pattern forming and intuitive skills that explain the makeup of a successful electronic trader.

The next meeting of Chicago QWAFAFEW will take place on Thursday, April 21st, 2005 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, 20 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago. The topic will be "Electronic Trading and the DNA of a Trader." The panelists for April’s meeting will examine the cognitive, emotional, visual, spatial, pattern forming and intuitive skills that explain the makeup of a successful electronic trader. The discussion will be supplemented by an interactive hands-on electronic mock trading session and will conclude with an open Q&A forum.

The panelists for the meeting will be the co-creators of TraderDNA: (1) Mr. Ben Van Vliet, Associate Director of the M.S. in Financial Markets program, Stuart Graduate School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago; and (2) Mr. David Norman, Director of Market Technology at the Center for Financial Markets, IIT, and Chairman of the Institute for Market Technology. The moderator for the evening will be Mr. David Barone from Turning Point Securities, L.L.C. and a member of the Chicago QWAFAFEW steering committee.

This will be the twenty-fifth meeting of Chicago QWAFAFEW (Quantitative Work Alliance for Applied Finance Education & Wisdom). The steering committee of Chicago QWAFAFEW include Mr. Sanjay Arya, Morningstar, http://www.morningstar.com; Mr. David Barone, Turning Point Securities, L.L.C.; Mr. Adam Cohen, Zacks Investment Research, Inc. http://www.zackspro.com; Dr. Barry Feldman, Prism Analytics, http://www.prismanalytics.com; Mr. Matthew Moran, Chicago Board Options Exchange, http://www.cboe.com; Mr. Ranga Nathan, InvestMatrix Inc.; Mr. David O’Brochta, UBS, http://www.ubs.com; Mr. Richard Seefeldt, BRI Partners LLC., and Ms. Hilary Till, Premia Capital Management, LLC, http://www.premiacap.com.

Admission is $10 with snacks and drinks provided. Please RSVP to Chicago@qwafafew.org. For more information on Chicago QWAFAFEW, please visit http://www.qwafafew.org/chicago.

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David Barone

QWAFAFEW

http://www.qwafafew.org/chicago
312-362-4820

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