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Exclusive: Inside the GETCO Execution Services Trading Floor

Advanced Trading takes you on an exclusive tour of the New York trading floor of GETCO Execution Services, the solutions arm of GETCO.
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A World View

An eight-year veteran, Wingszi Chiang covers the international hot spots that her colleague Donald Civitanova doesn't oversee, or as she puts it, "Latin American stocks, South Americans and the other half of Europe that Donnie doesn't cover." How were things on the day that Advanced Trading visited her station? It's a light day, she notes. "In the morning what I look at is parity. Usually it opens closer to parity, closer to where the home market is trading," she explains. "We are pretty sensitive to volume because it's a lot harder to get volume here with the international stocks. So our role here is to make sure that the buy side and sell side is to make the customers more comfortable in investing in the stock and make sure that if they buy it, they can get out of it and vice versa." What's the best part of her job? "I love the rush," she says.

 

Phil Albinus is the former editor-in-chief of Advanced Trading. He has nearly two decades of journalism experience and has been covering financial technology and regulation for nine years. Before joining Advanced Trading, he served as editor of Waters, a monthly trade journal ... View Full Bio

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Exclusive: Inside the GETCO Execution Services Trading Floor
Exclusive: Inside the GETCO Execution Services Trading Floor
Advanced Trading takes you on an exclusive tour of the New York trading floor of GETCO Execution Services, the solutions arm of GETCO.