NY Fed’s “Plunge Protection Team” Starts Chicago Trading Floor “In Case Of Disaster Or Other Eventuality”

NY Fed’s “Plunge Protection Team” Starts Chicago Trading Floor “In Case Of Disaster Or Other Eventuality” (ZeroHedge, April 15, 2015):

We have known for quite some time now that the NY Fed’s market group, aka the Plunge Protection Team, is opening a second office in HFT-capital Chicago. What was not known is what is the official reasoning behind the Fed’s move to be even closer to its Citadel executions arm. Overnight, courtesy of Reuters we found that the “The New York branch of the U.S. Federal Reserve, wary that a natural disaster or other eventuality could shut down its market operations as it approaches an interest rate hike, has added staff and bulked up its satellite office in Chicago.”

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