with Ben Sturgill

with Ben Sturgill

[Exposed] How Financial Institutions Use Dark Pools

If you know me, I’m all about stepping my game up and trying to figure out new ways to attack the market. For quite some time now, I’ve been following dark pool activity and I believe I developed an edge. Heck, I spotted some dark pool activity in GrubHub (GRUB),...

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Did You Miss The Trade Idea In GRUB?

Well, the torch has been passed, and I’m so stoked to show you what I’ve been working on with dark pool trades.  Now, the other day, I mentioned a dark pool trade I saw in GrubHub (GRUB)... and if you missed that trade idea, I’m sorry to hear. However, I expect more...

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The “Flash Crash” Of 2010

Tomorrow marks the 10th anniversary of one of the craziest trading days in history. On May 6, 2010, stocks plummeted and traders scrambled to figure out what was going on. At 2:45:46 PM, there were bids on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) that crossed above the...

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Are Dark Pools Affecting Your PnL?

Wow, what an insane move the market has made… at these levels, the S&P 500 is just under 14% off its all-time highs and more than 33% off March lows. Right now, I’ve been pretty busy with my family because my wife gave birth just a few weeks ago… but that doesn’t...

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[Exposed] How Financial Institutions Use Dark Pools

If you know me, I’m all about stepping my game up and trying to figure out new ways to attack the market. For quite some time now, I’ve been following dark pool activity and I believe I developed an edge. Heck, I spotted some dark pool activity in GrubHub (GRUB),...

Did You Miss The Trade Idea In GRUB?

Well, the torch has been passed, and I’m so stoked to show you what I’ve been working on with dark pool trades.  Now, the other day, I mentioned a dark pool trade I saw in GrubHub (GRUB)... and if you missed that trade idea, I’m sorry to hear. However, I expect more...

The “Flash Crash” Of 2010

Tomorrow marks the 10th anniversary of one of the craziest trading days in history. On May 6, 2010, stocks plummeted and traders scrambled to figure out what was going on. At 2:45:46 PM, there were bids on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) that crossed above the...

Former Goldman Sachs Exec Greased Palms To Win A Government Contract

It’s been a wacky market for sure, and to be honest with you, I haven’t seen a whole lot of activity that piques my interest in the dark pools. However, I’ll still be stalking these trading venues to see if there are any large block trades that hit the tape. In the...

Are Dark Pools Affecting Your PnL?

Wow, what an insane move the market has made… at these levels, the S&P 500 is just under 14% off its all-time highs and more than 33% off March lows. Right now, I’ve been pretty busy with my family because my wife gave birth just a few weeks ago… but that doesn’t...