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Anonymous blogger of The Banker's Umbrella launches new book on dark pools and HFT

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 8:08 am EST

Jay Vaananen, a private banker and university lecturer, has revealed himself as the anonymous writer of The Banker’s Umbrella to coincide with the publication of his new book Dark Pools and High Frequency Trading For Dummies.

In the book, the banking, finance and investment commentator focuses on the divisive subject of dark pools- venues where companies trade in stock anonymously, away from public stock exchanges. This is an area that has seen dramatic growth in the last few years, making it an important topic for investors and aspiring finance professionals.

Dark Pools and High Frequency Trading For Dummies uses Jay’s insider understanding to examine dark pools: the types that exist & how they differ from traditional routes, who can trade in them,  the pros and cons for investors and how wider stock markets and pricing may be affected by them.

In traditional For Dummies style, the book translates this complex subject into an easily understood and comprehensive guide, covering everything from regulation to key high frequency trading strategies. 

 Dark Pools and High Frequency Trading For Dummies by Jay Vaananen is available in paperback and e-book, priced £19.99


Jay Vaananen is a senior private banker with many years of experience advising clients in their investments across all asset classes. He is also a popular university lecturer and regular commentator in all matters regarding banking, finance and investing. Jay writes The Banker's Umbrella, the world's most popular blog on private banking and wealth management.


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