Place Trade CEO, Sarah Place, Quoted in SmartMoney Magazine

Raleigh, NC, January 06, 2012 --( Sarah M. Place, President and CEO of Place Trade Financial, Inc. (Member FINRA, SIPC),, a global full service brokerage firm and MSRB registered municipal bond dealer, announced that her advice is currently being featured in the January 2012 issue of SmartMoney, The Wall Street Journal Magazine. Her advice was included in the cover story entitled “How to Tame the Wild Bond Market – The New Normal: Wild Rides,” where she discussed issues regarding the recent dramatic volatility in the U.S. Treasury bond market.

“I am honored to be included among the prominent national bond experts whose advice was featured in the SmartMoney Magazine article,” said Place. “Since August of 2011, the U.S Treasury bond market has seen significant volatility due to a number of factors including the current state of the U.S. and global economies, the European debt crisis as well as several other important factors.”

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About SmartMoney:
SmartMoney, The Wall Street Journal Magazine, was launched in 1992 by The Hearst Corporation and Dow Jones & Company. SmartMoney educates, informs and empowers an audience of affluent baby boomers, C-Suite executives and financial professionals to make smart investing, saving and spending decisions.

Smart­Money presents practical yet highly imaginative ideas for saving, investing, and spending, plus regular coverage of technology, auto­motive and lifestyle subjects including travel, fashion, fine wine, and more. In all cases, they stress consumer service with action-oriented information.

SmartMoney’s editorial team, which has won three National Magazine Awards and was a finalist 14 times, includes three Pulitzer Prize winners. For the second year in a row, was awarded a "Best in Business" award for General Excellence.

About Sarah M. Place:
Sarah M. Place, MBA, President and CEO, Place Trade Financial (Member FINRA, SIPC), is a national expert in economics and personal finance with over twenty years experience in the financial services industry.

Sarah has been honored to be included in ABC 11 Eyewitness News,,,, Consumer Reports Money Adviser,, Fox News Radio, SmartMoney - The Wall Street Journal Magazine and Yahoo! Finance as well as being featured in several other important news services.

Most recently Sarah has been honored with the CFO of the Year Award by Business Leader Media and with the Good Samaritan Award presented by the Triangle Business Journal. She has been honored as one of the Triangle’s top businesswomen and presented with the Triangle Business Journal’s prestigious Women in Business Award for her success and dynamic leadership. In addition she has been honored with the Triangle Business Journal’s CFO of the Year Award. She has also been recognized by magazine publisher Business Leader Media as a winner of its first annual Movers & Shakers Award, honoring business professionals who have made a significant impact through their respective roles, as well as through community involvement.

Sarah has presented topics including economic issues, investments and retirement planning to numerous groups over the years including the Tufts University Alumni Association and the Cary Jaycees. She is a contributing writer for several publications including Balance magazine and the Carolina Newswire.

Sarah Place is on Facebook at and on Twitter @SarahPlace

To learn more about Sarah M. Place please visit: index.php/why-place-trade/about-place-trade/21-help-me/282

About Place Trade Financial, Inc.:
Place Trade Financial, Inc., Member FINRA, SIPC (, is a global full service, discount brokerage firm with online trading. Headquartered in Raleigh, NC; Place Trade is currently celebrating ten years in the Triangle.

Place Trade offers trading in over 90 market centers, spanning 19 countries, trading in several major languages and offering state of the art trading platforms for experienced online traders as well as professional traders, independent registered representatives, business and individual investors. Clients can choose to work with an experienced financial advisor or trade online. Place Trade offers a full suite of financial products and services including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, options, 401(k) rollovers, retirement planning, college planning, wealth management, extensive trading tools, unbiased third party research and more. Place Trade is a Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) registered firm as well.

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