TITLE

Diving Into Dark Pools

AUTHOR(S)
Trotta, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;2/12/2007, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the secretive exchange system in U.S. stock trading called dark pool. A dark pool is also known as alternative trading systems which permit hidden orders pegged to the midpoint of the best bid and best offer. By way of midpoint trading, a dark pool will allow large orders to go through secretly. It is said that hidden orders are seeing a volume of 25 million to 30 million shares a day on the average.
ACCESSION #
24038805

 

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