Posted by Cognito on Wed, Jul 22 2009

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Cognito has teamed up with World Business Research to provide media relations for the TradeTech West 2009 show, to be held in San Francisco, between September 21st and 23rd

TradeTech is the leading industry forum dedicated to high-level discussion on the major challenges facing the equity market, with a particular focus on the rapid development of trading technology and constantly evolving market structure. With over 165 senior-level buy side traders and more than 400 total attendees, TradeTech West is the West Coast‚s premier equity trading event specifically designed to help boost trading desk performance - even in a highly volatile market.

TradeTech West is considered a "must-attend" event for the west coast. This September numerous leading minds will be involved in discussions such as how changes in regulation, compliance, and liquidity are changing the nature of trading. Additionally, TradeTech West offers an exclusive Buy and Sell Side "Head Trader Think Tank".

Frank Loughlin, representing AllianceBernstein, will give the opening key note speech, explaining how trading in low touch spaces has changed over the last few years and analyzing which strategies are best. In addition, Dr Richard L Peterson, representing MarketPsy Capital LLC, will explore the basic neuroscience of trading decisions and explain how one‚s brain can be trained to trade profitably under any market conditions. Other speakers include: James Paulsen (Wells Capital Management), Roderick Burns (Credit Suisse), Linda Lord (UBS Investment Bank), John Papazian (Harvest Capital Strategies).

Tom Coombes, CEO of Cognito, comments, "Trade Tech West is an important show for both the financial services and financial technology community in California. We are pleased to be working with WBR to increase the profile of this conference and look forward to a great show in San Francisco."

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