About the Author
Patrick Young is a professional trader and Editor of Applied Derivatives Trading, the unique Internet magazine that has readers in over 120 countries worldwide (adtrading). At the vanguard of the Capital Market Revolution, ADT has championed many radical visions for the future of financial markets ever since its launch in 1996. Born in Ireland, Young nowadays divides his time between Italy, Australia, and a multiplicity of hotel rooms on several continents in between. He is a regular conference speaker and acts as consultant to various banks and financial institutions. Away from the frenzy of trading, Young maintains a passion for classic cars.
Since leaving Chicago almost 20 years ago, Thomas Theys has been a long-standing independent ("local") trader on LIFFE in the UK apart from a year-long spell in Singapore at the inception of SIMEX. Driven by his belief in the future of electronic markets, Thomas founded Personal Automated Trading (PAT) Systems in 1996 to provide hand-held trading devices for floor dealers. Today, PATS is one of the largest front-end trading software suppliers, with terminals throughout the world.