US Exchanges and Darkpools

A look at how and where stocks trade in the USA

  1. Dark Pools Definition from Financial Times Lexicon

    A dark pool is the romantic - or sinister, depending on your viewpoint - name given to a network that allows traders to buy or sell large...

  2. Dark Pools - QuickTake

    Dark pools have a scary name, and to critics they're scary places: private stock markets housed inside some of Wall Street's biggest bank...

  3. Shedding Light on Dark Pools

    Shedding Light on Dark Pools by Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar on November 18, 2015

  4. What are dark pools, and why are they dangerous?

    Last week, Goldman Sachs ( GS) said its U.S. alternative trading system has been added to the list of things governmental and regulatory ...

  5. Shining a light on dark pools

    SINISTER as they may sound, dark pools perform a simple task. They allow institutional investors, who manage huge investment portfolios, ...

  6. Are You in the Dark About Dark Pool Trading?

    A dark pool is an electronic platform where investors trade shares privately, away from more transparent stock exchanges. What do they ha...

  7. 10 Things People Don't Get About Dark Pools

    5) Users "opt-in" to placing their orders in a Dark Pool. The users are intelligent traders who understand the advantages of not displayi...

  8. Dark pool

    A dark pool (or dark pool of liquidity ) is a private electronic transaction network, typically maintained by major banks and securities ...

  9. How High-Frequency Traders Use Dark Pools to Cheat Investors

    High-frequency trading ( HFT) has an evil cousin: dark pools. While dark pools are not inherently bad, the abuse of dark pools by high-fr...

  10. Dark Pools deliver price improvement and anonymity

    By James Williams - With dark pools appearing a lot more in media headlines this year, understanding some of the benefits, and risks, for...

  11. Case Studies

    Now that you know what a dark pool is, let's jump in (sorry I couldn't resist the pun) and take a look at a few.

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  12. PDQ

    I just love how this one works, we will discuss in class! © 2015 PDQ ATS All Rights Reserved. *PDQ ATS is a member of FINRA & SIPC.

  13. Into the dark pool

    One of the main problems with the current equity market structure that pushed Brad Katsuyama, global head of electronic sales and trading...

  14. Keith Ross on Market Structure

    This week on our Masters in Business podcast, we speak with Keith Ross, chief executive officer of PDQ Enterprises, owner of a so-called ...

  15. Is the U.S. stock market rigged?

    The following script is from "Rigged" which aired on March 30, 2014. Steve Kroft is the correspondent. Draggan Mihailovich, producer. Thi...

  16. IEX

    IEX is a dark pool, more formally known as an alternative trading system, based in the United States. Started by Brad Katsuyama, it opene...

  17. Brad Katsuyama's Next Chapter

    Photographer: Alan Clarke/Bloomberg Markets Brad Katsuyama never thought he'd be famous. Not even famous-for-Wall-Street famous. He was C...

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