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When ghosts go fishing

Published in Automated Trader Magazine Issue 13 Q2 2009

Dark pools have been part of the trading experience, on both sides of the pond, since fragmentation began. But do we have a clear idea of how to deal with them? We do now. Helen Sanders emerges from the shadows with news of the latest bright ideas.

God does not play dice with the universe; He plays an ineffable game of his own devising, which might be compared, from the perspective of any of the other players, to being involved in an obscure and complex version of poker in a pitch dark room, with blank cards, for infinite stakes, with a dealer who won't tell you the rules, and who smiles all the time.

Terry Pratchett, "Good Omens"

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