Place Trade Financial Welcomes Krista Giles to Downtown Branch

Raleigh, NC, July 16, 2008 --( Sarah M. Place, President & CEO of Place Trade Financial, Inc., [Member FINRA, SIPC], (, a full service financial services and online trading firm, announced that Krista Giles has joined the firm in the new downtown Raleigh branch office. In this position, Ms. Giles will work closely with Financial Advisors, oversee client service issues and handle special projects for senior management while participating in Place Trade’s internship program.

A native of Havelock, NC, Ms. Giles currently resides in Raleigh, NC where she is an honors student at Meredith College and will receive her bachelor’s degree in Accounting in May 2009. Ms. Giles is active in the Meredith community, where she serves as treasurer for the Meredith Accounting Association and serves on Meredith’s CornHuskin Parade Committee.

“We are proud to have Ms. Giles join Place Trade in our new downtown Raleigh branch and to participate in our highly selective internship program,” said Ms. Place. “Her work ethic and enthusiasm are great for Place Trade and she is enjoying the opportunity to learn about the stock market at a very exciting time.”

“I am so happy to be a part of Place Trade,” said Ms. Giles. “The opportunity to learn firsthand about the financial industry as well as the complex regulatory issues involved are fascinating.”

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About Place Trade Financial, Inc.:
Place Trade Financial, Inc., Member FINRA, SIPC (, is a global full service, discount brokerage firm with online trading. Founded in Lillington, NC; Place Trade opened its first Triangle branch office in Raleigh, NC 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, no-fee IRAs and low margin rates.

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.

For more information, please call (919) 719-7200 or visit them online at

Place Trade Financial, Inc.
Sarah M. Place