CHICAGO, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spot Trading LLC, a leading proprietary trading firm, announced today that the firm was selected as one of The Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces for 2014. This is the second consecutive year that Spot earned a place on the Tribune's list of the 100 Top Workplaces.
Winners are determined solely on employee feedback, based on a comprehensive survey conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement.
Spot Trading CEO Steve Brodsky said: "We take extraordinary pride in our employees and thank them for their hard work and commitment to excellence, which enable us to face the challenges of a rapidly changing, competitive industry. This achievement is a testament to our culture of collaboration and focus on attracting and retaining talented, intelligent professionals. It is an honor to appear on this prestigious list for the second year running."
Spot was the only trading firm to earn a place on the Tribune Top Workplaces list. In a summary of what the survey found about why people stay at their employers, Spot employees cited "ever changing, always challenging, great people."
The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) in July named Spot one of "Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™" for the fourth consecutive year.
About Spot Trading LLC
Spot Trading LLC is a Chicago-based proprietary trading firm built on applied technology. The firm relies on the latest in innovation, technology and Research & Development to trade across multiple asset classes in the financial markets. Founded in 1999, Spot has grown to be a leading liquidity provider and market-maker for U.S. exchange-listed derivatives. Spot deploys a highly integrated model, where traders, quantitative analysts, equity analysts and technologists work closely together to capitalize on pricing opportunities in the market. Spot has developed an institutionalized and scalable trading platform that promotes collaboration, manages firm-wide risk and uses proprietary technology to enable high performance.
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