Dark Pools Evolve

Trotta, Elizabeth
April 2007
Investment Dealers' Digest;4/9/2007, Vol. 73 Issue 14, p10
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the increasing popularity of dark pools as a trading system for investors. Dark pool is an alternative trading system for large orders, in which hidden orders are made to the midpoint of the best bid and best offer. It is stated that for trading through dark pools, anonymity and open access to several pools is needed. According to Seth Merrin, CEO of Liquidnet Inc., security and anonymity can be achieved in dark pools by eliminating the middle people.


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