RSVP by Monday, Jan. 7:
Francine Vida or call
212-752-9600, ext. 1361.

Space is limited.

There is no charge to attend. 
Advance registration and photo IDs are required.

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Transformations in Trading:

A Look at the Expanding Role of News
in Trading Decisions

A distinguished panel of government, media and financial industry insiders will explain how algorithmic trading, RSS feeds, blogs and interactive data are permanently reshaping investor relations, the news media and the investment community.

    Date:   Wednesday, January 9, 2008
    Place: Reuters U.S. Headquarters
                3 Times Square, New York, NY
                (42nd Street & 7th Avenue)
    Time:   8:30 am: Registration / Continental Breakfast  
                9:00 am - 11:00 am: Program, Followed by Q&A

Moderator:
Hulus Alpay
President, NIRI New York and
Senior Vice President, Makovsky & Company

Panelists:
David Blaszkowsky
Director, Office of Interactive Disclosure,
United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Blaszkowsky was recently named by Chairman Cox to coordinate the SEC's agency-wide disclosure modernization program. He is also responsible for promoting the use of interactive data in financial reporting to all market participants.

Keith Ackerman
Global Head, Next Generation Research, Thomson Financial
Responding to market demand, Thomson Financial, one of Wall Street's leading information providers, is rethinking its approach to the business. Ackerman will discuss how institutional investors currently access information influencing their investment decisions.

Martin Howell
Editor, Company News, The Americas, Reuters
Technological advances have had a major impact on the way market-moving news services gather and disseminate information. Howell will spotlight the shifting dynamics of the news industry and the implications for corporate issuers.

Joseph Saluzzi
Partner, Co-Founder and
Co-Head of Equity Trading, Themis Trading LLC
Saluzzi is a frequent speaker at industry conferences on issues involving market access, algorithmic trading and other sell- and buy-side concerns. He has provided expert commentary for media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Reuters, HedgeWorld News, CNN Money.com and Bloomberg.



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