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PHOTO: Visit UBS Trading floor, Stamford, CT

UBS invites students of Baruch MFE program to visit their trading facility in Stamford, CT on Friday April 27th. Details about the time and location will be announced shortly.

Time: estimated to be onsite around 1-2pm.

There is a limit of 25 for this event so please RSVP early. The event will be closed for RSVP'ing once it reaches the limit.

About UBS
UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide, with offices in 50 countries. According to the UBS website, the bank had 70,210 employees on March 31, 2006. The 2006 Q1 report breaks these Financial Business permanent staff down by region as: 25,645 in Switzerland, 27,356 in the Americas, 11,341 in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (not including Switzerland), and 5,868 in Asia and Australasia.

Here is some background on the trading floor

The UBS trading floor in Stamford, Connecticut holds the Guinness World Record as the largest securities trading floor in the world. The 103,000 square-foot operation has 40 foot arched ceiling freeing it of columns or walls. The size of three football fields and home to 1,400 traders and staff who handle about $1 trillion worth of transactions a day. It is roughly 227 wide by 410 feet long.



Don't seem to be able to RSVP.


Baruch MFE Director
We are scheduled to be on-site in Stamford, CT, between 1pm and 3pm. I am open to suggestions about the train we need to take. There is a limit of 25 students for this visit.