Place Trade Financial Furthers Expansion with Downtown Raleigh Branch Office

Raleigh, NC, July 14, 2008 --( Sarah M. Place, President & CEO of Place Trade Financial, Inc., [Member FINRA, SIPC], (, a full service financial services firm with online trading, announced that the firm opened a new branch office in the heart of downtown Raleigh, NC. Located at 411 Fayetteville Street Mall on the first floor of the Progress Energy Building, the new location will be Place Trade’s second location in Raleigh.

Place Trade launched expansion plans after receiving regulatory approval from the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) [now known as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)] in early 2007. Place Trade is adding several registered representatives to offices in Raleigh. In addition the firm is seeking an experienced Producing Branch Office Manager in Raleigh and Independent Financial Advisors are being recruited in several states.

“We are excited to be a part of this dynamic community,” said Place. “The new downtown Raleigh branch will serve as a satellite office and offers a convenient location for our many clients who live, work and play in the vibrant downtown area.”

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About Place Trade Financial, Inc.:
Place Trade Financial, Inc. (Member FINRA and SIPC) is a global full service, discount brokerage firm with online trading. Founded in Lillington, North Carolina; Place Trade opened its first Triangle branch office in Raleigh in 2002. Place Trade appeals to clients with various investment needs, by offering a range of products and services - including stocks, options, mutual funds, ETFs, CDs, extensive fixed income securities, online trading, IPOs and no-fee IRAs. Additional services include Wealth Management, college and retirement planning, 401(k) rollovers and business retirement plans. Place Trade Financial, Inc. is a member of the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and is a Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) registered firm.

Interested Candidates for the above noted positions should forward their resumes in the body of an email to or to:

Place Trade Financial, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
4030 Wake Forest Road, Suite 300
Raleigh, NC 27609

For questions or comments regarding Place Trade press contact Sarah Place at (919) 719-7200 or visit

Place Trade Financial, Inc.
Krista Giles