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Dark Pools and High Frequency Trading For Dummies by Jay Vaananen

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Chapter 14

Ten of the Best Dark Pool/HFT Websites

In This Chapter

arrow Following the most influential dark pool blogs

arrow Looking at both sides of the debate

arrow Keeping updated on changes in the dark pool universe

Dark pools and high frequency trading (HFT) have had a wild ride during the past decade. More recently, the debate about the pros and cons of dark pools has entered the mainstream. Because of the lack of transparency and the tendency by the media to oversimplify the subject of dark pools, a lot of wrong and misguided information is out there. As the conversation surrounding dark pools gathers pace, having reliable sources of information to turn to is important.

Dark pools are a divisive issue, so plenty of people are passionately opposed to them. You may have your own strong opinion or are still trying to figure out dark pools for yourself. Even if you do have a strong opinion, make sure that you follow the other side of the debate, because that side, with its influential people and their opinions, can affect legislators and public opinion also. Basically, knowledge is key.

In this chapter I look at information sources that can help you see both sides of the debate and keep you on ...

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