Place Trade Financial Welcomes Cheng Chen

Raleigh, NC, April 10, 2012 --( Sarah M. Place, President & CEO of Place Trade Financial, Inc., (Member FINRA, SIPC), (, a global full service financial services and online trading firm, announced that Cheng Chen has joined the firm in the North Raleigh branch office. In this position, Cheng Chen will serve as a Research Assistant and work closely with Financial Advisors, oversee client service issues and handle special projects for senior management while participating in Place Trade’s Master’s Internship program.

Chen graduated from Renmin University of China with a bachelor degree in Management. Chen is currently in the Financial Mathematics Graduate Program at NC state university. He will receive his Master of Financial Mathematics degree in 2012. Chen enjoys photography and hiking around Lake Jordan in his spare time.

“We are excited to have Mr. Chen join Place Trade Financial,” said Place. “He is a delight to work with and his research and analytical skills are a great asset to Place Trade as we continue to grow internationally.”

“I am grateful for the chance to work at Place Trade Financial and to be surrounded with successful financial advisors. This position enables me to engage in intensive business practice, which greatly enhances my ability of using learned theories to solve practical issues,” says Chen.

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 and independent registered representatives. 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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