Creative twists can add a "Wow Factor" to your Labor Day Menu

Suprising food pairings that are sure to excite the taste buds.

Parsippany, NJ, USA (August 31, 2013) -- The stress of planning your Labor Day menu can turn the special holiday into a chore. But whether you're barbecuing in the backyard or tailgating before the big game, adding a creative twist to your favorite dishes can instantly turn your social gathering into a memorable event - no extra effort necessary.

It's all about bringing an unexpected ingredient into the mix. Have you ever thought about using powerful flavors in extraordinary new ways such as topping a cake with barbecue sauce, using jalapenos to make ice cream, or perking up deviled eggs with pickles?

Here are four favorite flavorful ingredients and some unpredictable new ways to use them for a Labor Day menu surprise:

1. Pickles - While you love them all year long, pickles are among the royalty of condiments. Why not let them hold court in dishes where you might not usually expect them? Start with pickles that celebrate the essence of freshness, such as Farmer's Garden by Vlasic in Kosher Dill Spears or Zesty Garlic Chips. Made with farm-grown cucumbers, hand-picked garlic, carrots, peppers, herbs and spices, each jar is delivered fresh to your grocery store. Free of preservatives and artificial colorings, they're naturally low-fat and low-calorie. Toss pickles on the grill or use them to add zing to favorite dishes like deviled eggs.

2. Barbecue sauce - Grilled goodies surely would not be the same without barbecue sauce. It makes burgers bodacious and wings take flight. But imagine that spicy, savory punch paired with the intense richness of dark chocolate for a startling culinary match made in heaven. Barbecue sauce adds moisture and excitement to your favorite chocolate cake or cupcake recipe.

3. Watermelon - Plenty of fresh fruits find their way onto your plate, but few carry the weight (literally and figuratively) of this staple. Watermelon is a great ingredient for everything from salads and salsa to cocktails and Asian-style stir fry. You can even toss a wedge on the grill. Simply brush the edges with oil first to prevent sticking, grill just enough to warm the melon and add some grill marks, and then top it with thinly shaved prosciutto and blue cheese crumbles for a sweet and savory appetizer.

4. Jalapeno peppers - You love them on nachos and they wake up any omelet, but have you ever thought of adding jalapenos to ice cream? The combination of heat from the peppers, sweet from other ingredients such as fruit, and the coolness of the frozen treat make for a stimulating and unique experience. Pull out your ice cream maker and whip up a batch of chocolate jalapeno ice cream or mango-jalapeno sorbet. It's easy to find such recipes online and in no time at all, you'll create a dessert that's both hot and cold and will keep people talking until Christmas.

If you're ready to get adventurous with your ingredients, try this deviled egg recipe from Vlasic, which marries two tastes into one blissful union of flavor:

DEVILED EGGS PICKLE BOAT

Ingredients:
- 6 eggs
- 1 teaspoon of mustard
- 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon of chives
- 1/2 a Farmer's Garden Kosher Dill Half, finely chopped
- 2 pieces of red pepper from the Farmer's Garden jar, finely chopped
- 1/2 Farmer's Garden Kosher Dill Half, sliced thin into half moons for garnish
- Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Boil or steam the eggs for 13 to 15 minutes. Immediately remove the eggs from the hot water and place in ice water to cool. When eggs are cool enough to handle, peel the shells, and split the eggs in half, separating the yolks from the whites.

Place yolks in a bowl with mustard, mayo, salt and pepper, chives, chopped pickles and chopped red pepper. Mix until smooth and creamy. Set aside.

Place two half-moon pickle slices in each egg white half. Fill remaining egg white with yolk mixture, using a spoon or a piping bag. Top deviled eggs with fresh parsley and chill until ready to serve.

Log on to http://www.farmersgardenvlasic.com/recipes for more great pickle recipes.

Media Contact:
Mary Sudasassi
Pinnacle Foods Group, LLC
399 Jefferson Road
Parsippany, NJ 07054
305-448-6163

Best Free HTML5 Image Slider Maker, Hi Slider Now is Available on Hislider.com

A new website hislider.com and a new free free html5 image slider maker - Hi Slider is released now. Hi Slider is the best and free html5 image slideshow maker for all web designers.

Hong Kong (August 28, 2013) -- Hi Slider product manager, Alice Lee, announced the launch of the firm's new website and Hi Slider application, a free html5 image slider maker. The new app allows anyone to create jQuery sliders without the need for coding or special expertise. Hi Slider provides a quick, powerful and easy way to create dynamic banners for websites.
Hi Slider, Elastic Template
"Hi Slider is a unique tool that anyone can use to make 2D and 3D jQuerry sliders without programming skills," said Lee. "Even non-coders can design gorgeous slideshows and banners in minutes."

Dynamic websites featuring sliders have a proven record of increasing visitor engagement and conversions. The ability to engage potential customers is essential for entrepreneurs in any economy. With Hi Slider, users have the ability to create and publish website banners, slideshow presentations, image slideshows and WordPress slider plugins.

The app features four output types - basic, WordPress plugin, Joomla module and Drupal module. Slides load quickly and slider jQuery creations can be made with images, along with YouTube and Vimeo videos. Hi Slider provides users with the tools and flexibility to change font settings, image proportions and the way thumbnails are displayed.

Hi Slider significantly decreases the time needed to create jQuerry Sliders and provide users with multiple templates and skins built in to the app. Templates can be easily customized to accommodate a wide range of needs and requirements. Settings can be configured to alter features that include background colors, images and navigation bars.

Templates and skins have topics that include classic, elastic, Eris horizontal, full, list and wonder. Users have an array of decorative design and showy effects from which to choose, along with transitions encompassing 3D horizontal and vertical, base, block, rotate, shuffle stack and wipe. Effect controls can be established for individual slides or set for random. Users have complete control over the direction and duration of their animations.

Hi Slider is available for multiple platforms that include Android, PC, Mac, PAD, tablets and mobile phones. The app is compatible with Firefox, Google Chrome, IE7 and up, and Safari browsers. Hi Slider is offered for non-commercial use to schools, non-commercial blogs and non-profit organizations and a commercial version is available for business owners and entrepreneurs.

The innovative Hi Slider app revolutionizes the way jQuery sliders are created, allowing anyone to design and publish 2D and 3D sliders and an array of banners, slideshows and WordPress plugins. No programming skill is needed and the app provides users with the tools to customize a wealth of features. Hi Slider offers an easy and imaginative solution for creating stunning websites that stimulate interest, engages visitors and increases conversions.

For more information, visit the website at http://www.hislider.com.

Media Contact:
Lailie Tan
Wonder Idea Technology Limited
Flat 01C3 10/F Carnival Commercial Building,
18 Java Rd. North Point
Hong Kong
020-85530201

Zevrix Unveils Output Factory Server 1.0 for Adobe InDesign

Zevrix Solutions announces Output Factory Server 1.0 public beta, a new output workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Output Factory Server automates printing and exporting from InDesign by processing files from watched hot folders and is a major upgrade of the company's tool BatchOutput Server. Output Factory Server offloads output to a central system leaving operator workstations free from the output process and offers layer versioning, email notifications, preflighting and more.

Toronto (ON), Canada (August 28, 2013) -- Zevrix Solutions today announces the public beta release of Output Factory Server, a new solution to automate printing, exporting and post-processing from Adobe InDesign. Developed originally for a major magazine publisher in the United States to free up their operator computers from outputting InDesign files, the software automates InDesign workflow by processing files from watched hot folders. The public beta is available for free download and Zevrix offers 25% discount to qualified beta testers who provide valuable feedback.

Output Factory Server saves companies countless hours that are lost each year because operators have to wait for InDesign to print and export files. With Output Factory Server, production artists, prepress operators and designers simply copy files to hotfolders that reside on the network. The program automatically outputs the files from its dedicated station using hot folder settings, and will auto-activate document fonts as well. Operator workstations will never again be tied up by the output process.

Output Factory Server offers the following key features:

-Support printing, PDF, PostScript, EPS, JPEG, Flash, EPUB and other formats
-Export InDesign files as single pages
-Layer versioning: output specific layers and their combinations
-Update modified links automatically
-Variable output file names
-Preflight files before output
-Automatic e-mail notifications of process stages and errors
-Easy to install and set up

Output Factory Server also allows for a single set of output settings for an entire workgroup, solving problems caused by inconsistent settings across workstations and dramatically simplifying support tasks.

Pricing and Availability:
Output Factory Server 1.0 public beta can be downloaded from http://www.zevrix.com free of charge. Qualified beta testers will get a 25% discount once the software is released. Upgrade price will be available for BatchOutput Server users. Output Factory Server runs on Mac OS X 10.6-10.8 and works with Adobe InDesign CS3-CC.

About Zevrix Solutions

Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, PDF and graphic file diagnostics, file delivery and Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix Solutions is dedicated to helping professionals achieve more while doing less through automating their everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

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Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607

Ernst & Young have given a positive report on URALCHEM's Joint Service Centre

The Russian division of British auditing company Ernst & Young has conducted an audit of URALCHEM's new branch, the Joint Service Centre (JSC).

Moscow, Russia (August 27, 2013) -- The Russian division of British auditing company Ernst & Young has conducted an audit of URALCHEM's new branch, the Joint Service Centre (JSC).

The JSC was established in Perm in early 2013 to unify and optimize the accounting business processes of URALCHEM's different units within a single multifunction centre. The centre is responsible for data processing and preparation of financial statements according to Russian and international standards, tax accounting, treasury operations. It also has been given the task of setting up and maintaining a unified information and telephone systems for the company.

On 1 February, 2013, the Centre started providing services for the company's branch in Perm. On 1 May 2013 services were started for URALCHEM's Berezniki branch. These were audited by Ernst & Young specialists. The auditors examined the mechanisms of remote operations, the quality of the whole suite of services identification of duplication of functions as well as the efficiency of the centre staff and the cost of its operations. After audit, the results of the second quarter of 2013 showed that the JSC met all performance targets and all the tasks are performed at a good level.

The plans for the next two years include a trebling of the centre's staff, from one hundred to three hundred people. From 1 October this year the centre will start providing services for "Power supply utility of Kirovo-Chepetsk Chemical Plant" and for "Repair and Engineering Works of Kirovo-Chepetsk Chemical Plant". Form the beginning of 2014 the centre will roll out services for the plant in Kirovo-Chepetsk.

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PR department
URALCHEM, OJSC
Tel: +7 (495) 721 89 89

URALCHEM, OJSC is one of the largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate fertilisers in Russia and the CIS with production capacities of over 2.5 million tonnes of ammonium nitrate, 2.8 million tonnes of ammonia, 0.8 million tonnes of MAP and DAP, 0.8 million tonnes of complex fertilisers and 1.2 million tonnes of urea. URALCHEM, OJSC is the second largest ammonium nitrate producer in the world and number one in Russia, the second largest producer of nitrogen fertilisers in Russia. Key production assets of URALCHEM, OJSC include Azot Branch of URALCHEM, OJSC in Berezniki, Perm Region; OJSC Minudobrenia, Perm; MFP Kirovo-Chepetsk Chemical Works, OJSC Branch in Kirovo-Chepetsk, Kirov region; Voskresensk Mineral Fertilisers, OJSC in Voskresensk, Moscow region.

Some of the information in this press release may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of URALCHEM. We wish to caution you that these statements are only predictions. We do not intend to update these statements and our actual results may differ materially from those contained in our projections or forward-looking statements, including, among others, the achievement of anticipated levels of profitability, growth, cost and synergy of our recent acquisitions, the impact of competitive pricing, the ability to obtain necessary regulatory approvals and licenses, the impact of developments in the Russian economic, political and legal environment, financial risk management and the impact of general business and global economic conditions.

Behind Goldman Sachs' $100 Million Plus Trading Loss at Edgar Perez's The Speed Traders Workshop DVD

Edgar Perez, Former McKinsey & Co. Consultant, Author, The Speed Traders, Presenting The Speed Traders Workshop DVD Video Package, How High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX.

New York City, NY, USA (August 25, 2013) -- Edgar Perez, former McKinsey and IBM consultant and author of The Speed Traders and Knightmare on Wall Street, goes behind the trading operations of firms such as Goldman Sachs in their relentless pursuit of high-frequency trading profits with The Speed Traders Workshop DVD Video Package: How High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX (http://TheSpeedTradersWorkshopDVD.eventbrite.com), the world's most comprehensive review of high frequency trading now available for the very first time on DVD in an insightful 4-disc set.

On Tuesday August 20, 2013, Goldman Sachs engaged in unauthorized trades in the options market that could be as expensive as $100 million for their shareholders. While this loss is in no way material to the survival of the company, it represents the next instance of a sequence of trading errors that threaten to diminish investors' confidence in the most sophisticated financial markets.

Perez is widely regarded as the preeminent global expert in the specialized area of high-frequency trading. Mr. Perez (http://www.mredgarperez.com), former McKinsey and IBM consultant, is Chairman of High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013, author of The Speed Traders (http://www.thespeedtraders.com), An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World (McGraw-Hill Inc., 2011), (China Financial Publishing House, 2012), and Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets (http://www.knightmareonwallstreet.com).

Perez has been interviewed on FOX Business's Countdown to the Closing Bell, Bloomberg TV's Market Makers, CNBC Cash Flow, CNBC Squawk Box, BNN Business Day, CCTV China, Bankier.pl, TheStreet.com, Leaderonomics, GPW Media, Channel NewsAsia Business Tonight and Cents & Sensibilities. In addition, Perez has been featured on Sohu, News.Sina.com, Yicai, eastmoney, Caijing, ETF88.com, 360doc, AH Radio, CNFOL.com, CITICS Futures, Tongxin Securities, ZhiCheng.com, CBNweek.com, Caixin, Futures Daily, Xinhua, CBN Newswire, Chinese Financial News, ifeng.com, International Finance News, hexun.com, Finance.QQ.com, Finance.Sina.com, The Korea Times, The Korea Herald, The Star, The Malaysian Insider, BMF 89.9, iMoney Hong Kong, CNBC, Bloomberg Hedge Fund Brief, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Dallas Morning News, Valor Econômico, FIXGlobal Trading, TODAY Online, Oriental Daily News and Business Times.

Perez has been engaged to present to the Quant Investment & HFT Summit APAC 2012 (Shanghai), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Washington DC), CFA Singapore, Hong Kong Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University, University of International Business and Economics (Beijing), Hult International Business School (Shanghai) and Pace University (New York), among other public and private institutions. In addition, Perez has spoken at a number of global conferences, including CME Group's Global Financial Leadership Conference 2012 (Naples Beach, FL), Harvard Business School's Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference (Boston), High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum (New York, Chicago), MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference (Cambridge), Institutional Investor's Global Growth Markets Forum (London), Technical Analysis Society (Singapore), TradeTech Asia (Singapore), FIXGlobal Face2Face (Seoul) and Private Equity Convention Russia, CIS & Eurasia (London).

Perez was a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. in New York City. Perez has an undergraduate degree from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru (1994), a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru (1997) and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, New York, with a dual major in Finance and Management (2002). He belongs to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Perez resides in the New York City area and is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer.

The Speed Traders Workshop DVD Video Package reveals how high-frequency trading players are succeeding in the global markets and driving the development of algorithmic trading at breakneck speeds from the U.S. and Europe to India, Singapore and Brazil. The Speed Traders Workshop brings the most updated review of high frequency trading to the world’s most important financial centers.

Media Contact:
Julia Petrova
Media Relations Coordinator
The Speed Traders Workshop
+1-414-FORUMS0

BatchOutput Server 4.9.1 for InDesign Improves XML Processing

Zevrix Solutions announces BatchOutput Server 4.9.1, a maintenance update to its output workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Awarded 4 out of 5 stars by Layers magazine, the software automates printing and exporting to PDF and PostScript by processing InDesign files from watched hot folders. The new version improves application's XML processing engine which allows users to dynamically assign variable output file names based on InDesign document's XMP metadata.

Toronto (ON), Canada (August 24, 2013) -- Zevrix Solutions today released BatchOutput Server 4.9.1, a maintenance update to its powerful output workflow automation solution for Adobe InDesign. Developed originally for a major magazine publisher in the United States to free up their operator computers from outputting InDesign files, the software automates InDesign workflow by processing files from hot folders. The software offloads printing and exporting to PDF and PostScript to a central system leaving operator workstations free from the output process.

The new version improves application's XML processing engine which allows users to dynamically assign variable output file names based on InDesign document's XMP metadata. Adobe's Extensible Metadata Platform (XMP) is an XML-based labeling technology that allows users to embed data about a file, known as metadata, into the file itself. By taking advantage of this technology, BatchOutput Server offers output operators an easy way to include the desired information about their projects directly in the final PDF and PostScript file names.

"BatchOutput Server is an extremely useful utility for a busy production facility or advertising agency", writes David Creamer in Layers magazine, "It can save lots of time - which equates to money."

BatchOutput Server offers the following key features and benefits:

-Update modified links automatically
-Variable output file names
-Auto-activate document fonts
-Automatic e-mail notifications of process stages and errors
-Easy to install and set up

Pricing and Availability:
BatchOutput Server can be purchased from Zevrix web site for US$699.95, as well as from authorized resellers. Trial is also available for download. The update is free for licensed users. BatchOutput Server is a Universal Binary, runs on Mac OS X 10.5-10.8 and works with Adobe InDesign CS3-CC.

About Zevrix Solutions

Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, PDF and graphic file diagnostics, file delivery and Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix Solutions is dedicated to helping professionals achieve more while doing less through automating their everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit http://www.zevrix.com.

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Contact:
Leo Revzin
Owner
Zevrix Solutions
105 McCAUL St, Suite 301
Toronto Ontario M5T 2X4 Canada
858-206-0607

Immediate Shipping for Best Summer Reading at Knightmare on Wall Street Website

Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, and Course Director, The Speed Traders Workshop, Proudly Introduces Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, a Behind-the-scenes Look at Knight Capital's 17 years of Tumultuous Existence as an Independent Company.

New York City, NY, USA (August 24, 2013) -- Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, is the new book by Edgar Perez, the celebrated author of The Speed Traders. As executives and professionals in the finance world get ready for their Labor Day weekend vacation, immediate shipping is now available for Knightmare on Wall Street at http://www.KnightmareonWallStreet.com.

Readers will discover a thrilling minute-by-minute account of the terrifying hours following Knight Capital's August 1, 2012 trading debacle, with news-breaking research regarding the firm's 17 years of tumultuous existence as an independent company. Knightmare on Wall Street provides a fascinating account of what it took to elevate the firm to the cusp of the retail investing revolution of the late 1990s, to struggle through booms and busts, and to bring the firm down, to end up ultimately being ignominiously bought up by a competitor.

At 9:30 A.M. on August 1, 2012, right after the markets opened for the day, Knight Capital began issuing an unprecedented number of erroneous orders into the market, due to an error in installing new software. No rogue trader or regulatory change; operational risk was passing the bill to Knight Capital and becoming the biggest risk in the financial markets.

Knight Capital announced later a staggering loss of $440 million. What followed after this shocking announcement were several rounds of desperate conversations with a number of vulture players who had smelled opportunity and were readying themselves to pick up bargain-priced pieces. On August 6, 2012, Joyce confirmed that Knight Capital had struck a deal with Jefferies, TD Ameritrade, Blackstone, GETCO, Stephens, and Stifel Financial, staving off collapse days after the trading mishap.

Perez is widely regarded as the preeminent global expert in the specialized area of high-frequency trading. He is author of The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, published in English by McGraw-Hill Inc. (2011), published in Mandarin by China Financial Publishing House (2012), and Investasi Super Kilat: Pandangan Orang dalam tentang Fenomena Baru Frekuensi Tinggi yang Mentransformasi Dunia Investasi, published in Bahasa Indonesia by Kompas Gramedia (2012). Perez is course director of The Speed Traders Workshop, How High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX (Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Warsaw, Kiev, New York, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai). He contributes to The New York Times and China's International Finance News and Sina Finance.

Media Contact:
Julia Petrova
Media Relations Coordinator
Knightmare on Wall Street
516-761-4712

Edgar Perez to Squawk On The Street's Kelly Evans, Carl Quintanilla: U.S. Financial Markets at Risk

Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, and Course Director, The Speed Traders Workshop, Introduces Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, a Behind-the-scenes Look at Knight Capital's 17 years of Tumultuous Existence as an Independent Company.

New York City, NY, USA (August 24, 2013) -- "The issues that happened yesterday are not about NYSE versus NASDAQ, KCG Holdings versus Citadel or Goldman Sachs versus Morgan Stanley. This is about the United States' competitive standing as the world's most sophisticated financial market, a position it has to keep at all costs," said Edgar Perez, the celebrated author of The Speed Traders (http://www.TheSpeedTraders.com) and Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets (http://www.KnightmareonWallStreet.com), to CNBC's Squawk On The Street's anchors Kelly Evans and Carl Quintanilla today. The full interview can be accessed at http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?play=1&video=3000193177.

As informed by NASDAQ yesterday, price quotes were not being disseminated by the Securities Information Processor (SIP) for three hours. There was a connectivity issue, which led to degradation in the ability of the SIP to disseminate consolidated quotes and trades. After the cause of the issue, The Flash Freeze, was identified and addressed, trading resumed at 3:25PM. While NASDAQ has promised to work with other exchanges that are members of the SIP to investigate the issues, their time to self-police has passed.

Perez (http://www.MrEdgarPerez.com) is widely regarded as the preeminent global expert in the specialized area of high-frequency trading. Perez has been interviewed on Bloomberg TV's Market Makers, CNBC Worlwide Exchange, CNBC Cash Flow, CNBC Squawk Box, BNN Business Day, CCTV China, Bankier.pl, TheStreet.com, Leaderonomics, GPW Media, Channel NewsAsia Business Tonight and Cents & Sensibilities. In addition, Perez has been globally featured on FXFactor, Columbia Business, OpenMarkets, Sohu, News.Sina.com, Yicai, eastmoney, Caijing, ETF88.com, 360doc, AH Radio, CNFOL.com, CITICS Futures, Tongxin Securities, ZhiCheng.com, CBNweek.com, Caixin, Futures Daily, Xinhua, CBN Newswire, Chinese Financial News, ifeng.com, International Finance News, hexun.com, Finance.QQ.com, Finance.Sina.com, The Korea Times, The Korea Herald, The Star, The Malaysian Insider, BMF 89.9, iMoney Hong Kong, CNBC, Bloomberg Hedge Fund Brief, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Dallas Morning News, Valor Econômico, FIXGlobal Trading, TODAY Online, Oriental Daily News and Business Times.

Perez has been engaged to present at the Council on Foreign Relations, Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University (Kiev), Quant Investment & HFT Summit APAC 2012 (Shanghai), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Washington DC), CFA Singapore, Hong Kong Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University, University of International Business and Economics (Beijing), Hult International Business School (London and Shanghai) and Pace University (New York), among other public and private institutions. In addition, Perez has spoken at a number of global conferences, including Emerging Markets Investments Summit 2013 (Warsaw), CME Group's Global Financial Leadership Conference 2012 (Naples Beach), Harvard Business School's Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference (Boston), High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum (New York, Chicago, London), MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference (Cambridge), Institutional Investor's Global Growth Markets Forum (London), Technical Analysis Society (Singapore), TradeTech Asia (Singapore), FIXGlobal Face2Face (Seoul) and Private Equity Convention Russia, CIS & Eurasia (London).

Perez was a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. in New York City. Perez has an undergraduate degree from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru (1994), a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru (1997) and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, New York, with a dual major in Finance and Management (2002). He belongs to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Perez resides in the New York City area and is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer.

Media Contact:
Julia Petrova
Media Relations Coordinator
Knightmare on Wall Street
516-761-4712

SEC's Leadership Needed After Nasdaq's Glitch, Edgar Perez to CNBCs Kelly Evans and Carl Quintanilla

Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, and Course Director, The Speed Traders Workshop, Introduces Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, a Behind-the-scenes Look at Knight Capital's 17 years of Tumultuous Existence as an Independent Company.

New York City, NY, USA (August 24, 2013) -- "Market participants appreciate visible leadership that goes beyond statements sent though by a press office. Both individual and institutional investors would have felt more comfortable yesterday if they had seen the SEC chairman, Mary Jo White, discussing the NASDAQ issue and the steps the SEC was taking to monitor their efforts to resume trading," said Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders (http://www.TheSpeedTraders.com) and Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets (http://www.KnightmareonWallStreet.com), to CNBC's Squawk On The Street's anchors Kelly Evans and Carl Quintanilla today. The full interview can be accessed at http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?play=1&video=3000193177.

As informed by NASDAQ yesterday, price quotes were not being disseminated by the Securities Information Processor (SIP) for three hours. There was a connectivity issue, which led to degradation in the ability of the SIP to disseminate consolidated quotes and trades. After the cause of the issue, The Flash Freeze, was identified and addressed, trading resumed at 3:25PM. While NASDAQ has promised to work with other exchanges that are members of the SIP to investigate the issues, their time to self-police has passed.

Readers will discover in Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, a thrilling minute-by-minute account of the terrifying hours following Knight Capital's August 1, 2012 trading debacle, with news-breaking research regarding the firm's 17 years of tumultuous existence as an independent company. Knightmare on Wall Street provides a fascinating account of what it took to elevate the firm to the cusp of the retail investing revolution of the late 1990s, to struggle through booms and busts, and to bring the firm down, to end up ultimately being ignominiously bought up by a competitor.

At 9:30 A.M. on August 1, 2012, right after the markets opened for the day, Knight Capital began issuing an unprecedented number of erroneous orders into the market, due to an error in installing new software. No rogue trader or regulatory change; operational risk was passing the bill to Knight Capital and becoming the biggest risk in the financial markets. Knight Capital announced later a staggering loss of $440 million. What followed after this shocking announcement were several rounds of desperate conversations with a number of vulture players who had smelled opportunity and were readying themselves to pick up bargain-priced pieces. On August 6, 2012, Joyce confirmed that Knight Capital had struck a deal with Jefferies, TD Ameritrade, Blackstone, GETCO, Stephens, and Stifel Financial, staving off collapse days after the trading mishap.

Perez was a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. in New York City. Perez has an undergraduate degree from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru (1994), a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru (1997) and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, New York, with a dual major in Finance and Management (2002). He belongs to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Perez resides in the New York City area and is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer.

Media Contact:
Julia Petrova
Media Relations Coordinator
Knightmare on Wall Street
516-761-4712

ALIPAC Endorses Scott DesJarlais for Supporting Current Immigration Laws Instead of Amnesty

Raleigh, NC, USA (August 23, 2013) -- Contact: ALIPAC (866) 703-0864 / Press@alipac.us

America's largest political action committee seeks to endorse candidates who support our nation's existing border and immigration laws instead of any form of Amnesty for illegal aliens. ALIPAC is pleased to announce the endorsement of Congressman Scott Desjarlais (R-TN-4) because of his courageous comments to illegal alien supporters, which was caught on video at a town hall style meeting last week.

In the video that has gone viral on the web (view here), Scott DesJarlais explains to an 11 year old girl who asks what she can do to keep her illegal alien father in the United States. "This is a big intimidating crowd and I appreciate you coming forward and asking your question, but the answer still kind of remains the same, that we have laws, and we need to follow these laws and you know, that's where we're at."

Illegal alien supporters moved quickly to criticize Scott DesJarlais for supporting America's current laws and upholding penalties of deportation for illegal immigrants.

ALIPAC moved quickly to defend Scott Desjarlais and to criticize the contrived actions of illegal immigration & Amnesty supporters taking place at town hall meetings across America.

"First and foremost it is inappropriate for foreign nationals to become illegal aliens in America and then in turn try to influence our elected officials to accommodate them with Amnesty legislation and benefits," said William Gheen, President of ALIPAC. "Second, it is despicable that the Amnesty supporters are using children as political pawns to push their unpopular agenda. In America, we don't use and abuse children like this to try to mislead Americans into allowing an Amnesty to pass."

ALIPAC opposes any form of Amnesty or path to citizenship for illegal aliens because such a law would devastate any hopes for future border and immigration law enforcement in American, thus leaving the United States without borders and with none of the enforcement credibility needed to deter or thwart future waves of tens of millions of additional illegal aliens from third world areas.

ALIPAC was founded on 9/11 of 2004 in honor of the victims of 9-11 who were killed because of inadequate immigration security measures and enforcement of existing immigration laws. ALIPAC's goal has always been to unite Americans of all races, parties, and walks of life behind candidates who support America's current borders, immigration laws, and the US Constitution instead of any nation destroying form of Amnesty for illegal immigrants.

ALIPAC is known nationwide because of its regular appearances in the national media, and currently endorses 151 federal candidates with the addition of Scott Desjarlais at http://www.alipac.us/campaign/.

ALIPAC's more than 40,000 national supporters and more than 130,000 social media supporters are encouraged to vote, donate, and volunteer for the endorsed candidates. For more information or to schedule interviews with William Gheen, please visit http://www.alipac.us.

Behind Trading Errors at Knight, Everbright and Goldman Sachs with Perez's Knightmare on Wall Street

Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, and Course Director, The Speed Traders Workshop, Proudly Introduces Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, a Behind-the-scenes Look at Knight Capital's 17 years of Tumultuous Existence as an Independent Company.

New York City, NY, USA (August 23, 2013) -- A trading error originated on Tuesday 20 at Goldman Sachs has once again shaken investors' confidence in the markets. What is behind these trading errors is explored in amazing detail by Mr. Edgar Perez in his latest book Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, exclusively available at http://www.KnightmareonWallStreet.com, book that provides a thrilling minute-by-minute account of the terrifying hours following their August 1, 2012 trading debacle, with news-breaking research regarding Knight Capital's 17 years of tumultuous existence as an independent company.

The firm, founded by Kenneth Pasternak and Walter Raquet in 1995, had seen its fortunes change as U.S. regulators made a series of changes in the structure of financial markets and computers were progressively expanding their share of trading. The Flash Crash, the infamous 1,000 point drop of the DJIA on May 6, 2010 (the largest one-day point decline in history), illustrated how market structure problems could almost instantaneously cascade from one market participant to the rest.

Thomas Joyce, CEO of Knight Capital since 2002 and an unapologetic advocate of electronic trading, had been scornful of those companies that struggled to keep up with ever-changing stock markets. So it was certainly shocking that at 9:30 A.M. on August 1, 2012, right after the markets opened for the day, Knight Capital began issuing an unprecedented number of erroneous orders into the market, due to an error in installing new software. No rogue trader or regulatory change; operational risk was passing the bill to Knight Capital and becoming the biggest risk in the financial markets.

Knight Capital announced later a staggering loss of $440 million. What followed after this shocking announcement were several rounds of desperate conversations with a number of vulture players who had smelled opportunity and were readying themselves to pick up bargain-priced pieces. On August 6, 2012, Joyce confirmed that Knight Capital had struck a deal with Jefferies, TD Ameritrade, Blackstone, GETCO, Stephens, and Stifel Financial, staving off collapse days after the trading mishap.

While Knight Capital was back in the game, its limping recovery quickly prompted hungry competitors to bid for the entire company. On December 19, 2012, the board decided to accept an acquisition proposal from GETCO rather than Virtu Financial. For GETCO, acquiring Knight Capital represented a gigantic fast forward step. For Knight Capital, it was the end of its wild ride as an independent entity.

Perez is widely regarded as the preeminent global expert in the specialized area of high-frequency trading. He is author of The Speed Traders, An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, published in English by McGraw-Hill Inc. (2011), published in Mandarin by China Financial Publishing House (2012), and Investasi Super Kilat: Pandangan Orang dalam tentang Fenomena Baru Frekuensi Tinggi yang Mentransformasi Dunia Investasi, published in Bahasa Indonesia by Kompas Gramedia (2012). Perez is course director of The Speed Traders Workshop, How High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX (Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Warsaw, Kiev, New York, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai). He contributes to The New York Times and China's International Finance News and Sina Finance.

Media Contact:
Julia Petrova
Media Relations Coordinator
Knightmare on Wall Street
516-761-4712

Bloomberg TV's Stephanie Ruhle and Erik Shatzker with Knightmare on Wall Street's Edgar Perez on HFT

Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, and Course Director, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012, Proudly Introduces Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, a Behind-the-scenes Look at Knight Capital's 17 years of Tumultuous Existence as an Independent Company.

New York City, NY, USA (August 23, 2013) -- Bloomberg TV's anchors of its flagship show Market Makers, Stephanie Ruhle and Erik Shatzker, talked to Edgar Perez, the celebrated author of The Speed Traders (http://www.TheSpeedTraders.com) and Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets (http://www.KnightmareonWallStreet.com), on the perceived dangers of high-frequency trading. The full interview can be accessed at http://www.bloomberg.com/video/searching-for-a-high-frequency-speed-limit-Y_P3wbjSSvyly15~So02yw.html.

The interview with Perez touched upon Knight Capital's unprecedented number of erroneous orders into the market sent on August 1, 2012, due to an error in installing new software. Knight Capital announced later a staggering loss of $440 million. What followed after this shocking announcement were several rounds of desperate conversations with a number of vulture players who had smelled opportunity and were readying themselves to pick up bargain-priced pieces. On August 6, 2012, Joyce confirmed that Knight Capital had struck a deal with Jefferies, TD Ameritrade, Blackstone, GETCO, Stephens, and Stifel Financial, staving off collapse days after the trading mishap. While Knight Capital was back in the game, its limping recovery quickly prompted hungry competitors to bid for the entire company. On December 19, 2012, the board decided to accept an acquisition proposal from GETCO rather than Virtu Financial. For GETCO, acquiring Knight Capital represented a gigantic fast forward step. For Knight Capital, it was the end of its wild ride as an independent entity.

Perez (http://www.MrEdgarPerez.com) is widely regarded as the preeminent global expert in the specialized area of high-frequency trading. Perez has been interviewed on FOX Business's Countdown to the Closing Bell, CNBC Worlwide Exchange, CNBC Cash Flow, CNBC Squawk Box, BNN Business Day, CCTV China, Bankier.pl, TheStreet.com, Leaderonomics, GPW Media, Channel NewsAsia Business Tonight and Cents & Sensibilities. In addition, Perez has been globally featured on FXFactor, Columbia Business, OpenMarkets, Sohu, News.Sina.com, Yicai, eastmoney, Caijing, ETF88.com, 360doc, AH Radio, CNFOL.com, CITICS Futures, Tongxin Securities, ZhiCheng.com, CBNweek.com, Caixin, Futures Daily, Xinhua, CBN Newswire, Chinese Financial News, ifeng.com, International Finance News, hexun.com, Finance.QQ.com, Finance.Sina.com, The Korea Times, The Korea Herald, The Star, The Malaysian Insider, BMF 89.9, iMoney Hong Kong, CNBC, Bloomberg Hedge Fund Brief, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Dallas Morning News, Valor Econômico, FIXGlobal Trading, TODAY Online, Oriental Daily News and Business Times.

Perez has been engaged to present at the Council on Foreign Relations, Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University (Kiev), Quant Investment & HFT Summit APAC 2012 (Shanghai), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Washington DC), CFA Singapore, Hong Kong Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University, University of International Business and Economics (Beijing), Hult International Business School (London and Shanghai) and Pace University (New York), among other public and private institutions. In addition, Perez has spoken at a number of global conferences, including Emerging Markets Investments Summit 2013 (Warsaw), CME Group's Global Financial Leadership Conference 2012 (Naples Beach), Harvard Business School's Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference (Boston), High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum (New York, Chicago, London), MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference (Cambridge), Institutional Investor's Global Growth Markets Forum (London), Technical Analysis Society (Singapore), TradeTech Asia (Singapore), FIXGlobal Face2Face (Seoul) and Private Equity Convention Russia, CIS & Eurasia (London).

Perez was a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. in New York City. Perez has an undergraduate degree from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru (1994), a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru (1997) and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, New York, with a dual major in Finance and Management (2002). He belongs to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Perez resides in the New York City area and is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer.

Media Contact:
Julia Petrova
Media Relations Coordinator
Knightmare on Wall Street
516-761-4712

Knightmare on Wall Street's Perez with Fox Business' Liz Claman on Goldman Sachs' Trading Mishap

Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, and Course Director, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012, Proudly Introduces Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, a Behind-the-scenes Look at Knight Capital's 17 years of Tumultuous Existence as an Independent Company.

New York City, NY, USA (August 23, 2013) -- Edgar Perez, the celebrated author of The Speed Traders and Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets (KnightmareonWallStreet.com) spoke with Fox Business' anchor Liz Claman, Countdown to the Closing Bell, on the similarities between the trading errors at Goldman Sachs last Tuesday August 20 and those at Knight Capital last year on August 1, 2012. The full interview can be accessed at http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/2621122369001/did-goldman-sachs-trading-mishap-resemble-knight-capital.

Perez (http://www.MrEdgarPerez.com) is widely regarded as the preeminent global expert in the specialized area of high-frequency trading. Perez has been interviewed on Bloomberg TV's Market Makers, CNBC Worlwide Exchange, CNBC Cash Flow, CNBC Squawk Box, BNN Business Day, CCTV China, Bankier.pl, TheStreet.com, Leaderonomics, GPW Media, Channel NewsAsia Business Tonight and Cents & Sensibilities. In addition, Perez has been globally featured on FXFactor, Columbia Business, OpenMarkets, Sohu, News.Sina.com, Yicai, eastmoney, Caijing, ETF88.com, 360doc, AH Radio, CNFOL.com, CITICS Futures, Tongxin Securities, ZhiCheng.com, CBNweek.com, Caixin, Futures Daily, Xinhua, CBN Newswire, Chinese Financial News, ifeng.com, International Finance News, hexun.com, Finance.QQ.com, Finance.Sina.com, The Korea Times, The Korea Herald, The Star, The Malaysian Insider, BMF 89.9, iMoney Hong Kong, CNBC, Bloomberg Hedge Fund Brief, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Dallas Morning News, Valor Econômico, FIXGlobal Trading, TODAY Online, Oriental Daily News and Business Times.

Perez has been engaged to present at the Council on Foreign Relations, Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University (Kiev), Quant Investment & HFT Summit APAC 2012 (Shanghai), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Washington DC), CFA Singapore, Hong Kong Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University, University of International Business and Economics (Beijing), Hult International Business School (London and Shanghai) and Pace University (New York), among other public and private institutions. In addition, Perez has spoken at a number of global conferences, including Emerging Markets Investments Summit 2013 (Warsaw), CME Group's Global Financial Leadership Conference 2012 (Naples Beach), Harvard Business School's Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference (Boston), High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum (New York, Chicago, London), MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference (Cambridge), Institutional Investor's Global Growth Markets Forum (London), Technical Analysis Society (Singapore), TradeTech Asia (Singapore), FIXGlobal Face2Face (Seoul) and Private Equity Convention Russia, CIS & Eurasia (London).

Perez was a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. in New York City. Perez has an undergraduate degree from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru (1994), a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru (1997) and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, New York, with a dual major in Finance and Management (2002). He belongs to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Perez resides in the New York City area and is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer.

Media Contact:
Julia Petrova
Media Relations Coordinator
Knightmare on Wall Street
516-761-4712