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Dark Pools: The Rise of Artificially Intelligent Trading Machines and the Looming Threat to Wall Street Hardcover – 20 Jul 2012

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  • Hardcover: 354 pages
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group, Division of Random House Inc (20 July 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0307887170
  • ISBN-13: 978-0307887177
  • Product Dimensions: 16.6 x 3.1 x 24.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 36 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,066,808 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Scott Patterson's "Dark Pools "is about the most important financial issue no one talks about--how high-frequency traders have rigged the market."
--Mark Cuban

"Remarkable...even long-time participants in electronic markets will learn a lot from this book."
--Forbes

"Richly reported...an invaluable piece of timely journalism that should be read by regulators and anyone with a cent in the stock market...You will never look at the opening bell in the same way."
--Financial Times

"An engaging narrative...DARK POOLS is easily the most entertaining and accessible book to cover the new world of stock trading."
--Fortune

"An education in how markets work, packaged in a thriller worthy of Michael Crichton...." Dark Pools "is one of those rare books that is a great summer beach read and a useful trading manual."
--Minyanville.com

"Very enjoyable....a good story of how innovators destroy the old guard."
--BusinessInsider.com

""Dark Pools "relays an epic tangle of hacktivists, old-school floor exchanges and traders - all wrestling to game the machines...The stories engage from chapter to chapter, bringing the reader from the outside in."
--Seeking Alpha

"An entertaining account of the key battles in the "algo wars" and the colorful math geeks who fight them--some of whom are now fighting to rein in the monsters they created. "Dark Pools" is an alarming account."
--Canadian Business

""Dark Pools "is a must read for all serious investors. Patterson's methodically researchedbook exposes the core problems in today's securities market...His findings should serve as a blueprint for the SEC."
--Blair Hull, founder of Hull Trading and Ketchum Trading


"From the Hardcover edition."

"An excellent history of the early electronic traders" - Michael Lewis

"Scott Patterson's "Dark Pools "is about the most important financial issue no one talks about--how high-frequency traders have rigged the market."
--Mark Cuban

"Remarkable...even long-time participants in electronic markets will learn a lot from this book."
--Forbes

"Richly reported...an invaluable piece of timely journalism that should be read by regulators and anyone with a cent in the stock market...You will never look at the opening bell in the same way."
--Financial Times

"An engaging narrative...DARK POOLS is easily the most entertaining and accessible book to cover the new world of stock trading."
--Fortune

"An education in how markets work, packaged in a thriller worthy of Michael Crichton...." Dark Pools "is one of those rare books that is a great summer beach read and a useful trading manual."
--Minyanville.com

"Very enjoyable....a good story of how innovators destroy the old guard."
--BusinessInsider.com

""Dark Pools "relays an epic tangle of hacktivists, old-school floor exchanges and traders - all wrestling to game the machines...The stories engage from chapter to chapter, bringing the reader from the outside in."
--Seeking Alpha

"An entertaining account of the key battles in the "algo wars" and the colorful math geeks who fight them--some of whom are now fighting to rein in the monsters they created. "Dark Pools" is an alarming account."
--Canadian Business

""Dark Pools "is a must read for all serious investors. Patterson's methodically researchedbook exposes the core problems in today's securities market...His findings should serve as a blueprint for the SEC."
--Blair Hull, founder of Hull Trading and Ketchum Trading


"From the Hardcover edition."

"Far more comprehensive and persuasive [than even Michael Lewis' "Flashboys"]."
--James Stewart, "New York Times Book Review"
"An excellent history of the early electronic traders" - Michael Lewis
Scott Patterson s "Dark Pools "is about the most important financial issue no one talks about how high-frequency traders have rigged the market.
--Mark Cuban
Remarkable even long-time participants in electronic markets will learn a lot from this book.
--Forbes
Richly reported an invaluable piece of timely journalism that should be read by regulators and anyone with a cent in the stock market...You will never look at the opening bell in the same way.
--Financial Times
An engaging narrative DARK POOLS is easily the most entertaining and accessible book to cover the new world of stock trading.
--Fortune
An education in how markets work, packaged in a thriller worthy of Michael Crichton ." Dark Pools "is one of those rare books that is a great summer beach read and a useful trading manual.
--Minyanville.com
Very enjoyable .a good story of how innovators destroy the old guard.
--BusinessInsider.com
"Dark Pools "relays an epic tangle of hacktivists, old-school floor exchanges and traders all wrestling to game the machines The stories engage from chapter to chapter, bringing the reader from the outside in.
--Seeking Alpha
An entertaining account of the key battles in the algo wars and the colorful math geeks who fight them some of whom are now fighting to rein in the monsters they created. "Dark Pools" is an alarming account.
--Canadian Business
"Dark Pools "is a must read for all serious investors. Patterson s methodically researched book exposes the core problems in today s securities market His findings should serve as a blueprint for the SEC.
--Blair Hull, founder of Hull Trading and Ketchum Trading

"From the Hardcover edition.""

"Far more comprehensive and persuasive [than even Michael Lewis' Flashboys]."
--James Stewart, New York Times Book Review
"An excellent history of the early electronic traders" - Michael Lewis
"Scott Patterson's Dark Pools is about the most important financial issue no one talks about--how high-frequency traders have rigged the market."
--Mark Cuban
"Remarkable...even long-time participants in electronic markets will learn a lot from this book."
--Forbes
"Richly reported...an invaluable piece of timely journalism that should be read by regulators and anyone with a cent in the stock market...You will never look at the opening bell in the same way."
--Financial Times
"An engaging narrative...DARK POOLS is easily the most entertaining and accessible book to cover the new world of stock trading."
--Fortune
"An education in how markets work, packaged in a thriller worthy of Michael Crichton.... Dark Pools is one of those rare books that is a great summer beach read and a useful trading manual."
--Minyanville.com
"Very enjoyable....a good story of how innovators destroy the old guard."
--BusinessInsider.com
"Dark Pools relays an epic tangle of hacktivists, old-school floor exchanges and traders - all wrestling to game the machines...The stories engage from chapter to chapter, bringing the reader from the outside in."
--Seeking Alpha
"An entertaining account of the key battles in the "algo wars" and the colorful math geeks who fight them--some of whom are now fighting to rein in the monsters they created. Dark Pools is an alarming account."
--Canadian Business
"Dark Pools is a must read for all serious investors. Patterson's methodically researched book exposes the core problems in today's securities market...His findings should serve as a blueprint for the SEC."
--Blair Hull, founder of Hull Trading and Ketchum Trading

From the Hardcover edition.

-Far more comprehensive and persuasive [than even Michael Lewis' Flashboys].-
--James Stewart, New York Times Book Review
-An excellent history of the early electronic traders- - Michael Lewis
-Scott Patterson's Dark Pools is about the most important financial issue no one talks about--how high-frequency traders have rigged the market.-
--Mark Cuban
-Remarkable...even long-time participants in electronic markets will learn a lot from this book.-
--Forbes
-Richly reported...an invaluable piece of timely journalism that should be read by regulators and anyone with a cent in the stock market...You will never look at the opening bell in the same way.-
--Financial Times
-An engaging narrative...DARK POOLS is easily the most entertaining and accessible book to cover the new world of stock trading.-
--Fortune
-An education in how markets work, packaged in a thriller worthy of Michael Crichton.... Dark Pools is one of those rare books that is a great summer beach read and a useful trading manual.-
--Minyanville.com
-Very enjoyable....a good story of how innovators destroy the old guard.-
--BusinessInsider.com
-Dark Pools relays an epic tangle of hacktivists, old-school floor exchanges and traders - all wrestling to game the machines...The stories engage from chapter to chapter, bringing the reader from the outside in.-
--Seeking Alpha
-An entertaining account of the key battles in the -algo wars- and the colorful math geeks who fight them--some of whom are now fighting to rein in the monsters they created. Dark Pools is an alarming account.-
--Canadian Business
-Dark Pools is a must read for all serious investors. Patterson's methodically researched book exposes the core problems in today's securities market...His findings should serve as a blueprint for the SEC.-
--Blair Hull, founder of Hull Trading and Ketchum Trading

From the Hardcover edition. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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A chilling look at the rise of artificial intelligence in the financial markets --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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