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June 25-27, 2012
Navy Pier
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

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The Trading Show Chicago provides a platform for exploring new advances in trading strategy, quant models and technology.  This event will bring leading traders, market makers, quant investors, HFTs, exchanges and technology providers together across four conferences and a joint exhibition area.

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