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By Scott Patterson

A news-breaking account of the worldwide inventory market's subterranean battles, darkish swimming pools portrays the increase of the "bots"- artificially clever structures that execute trades in milliseconds and use the canopy of darkness to out-maneuver the people who've created them.

In the start was once Josh Levine, an idealistic programming genius who dreamed of wresting keep an eye on of the industry from the large exchanges that, time and again, gave the enormous associations a bonus over the little man. Levine created a automatic buying and selling hub named Island the place small investors swapped shares, and over the years his invention morphed right into a international digital inventory marketplace that despatched trillions in capital via an enormous jungle of fiber-optic cables.  

By then, the industry that Levine had sought to mend had became the wrong way up, birthing secretive exchanges referred to as darkish swimming pools and a brand new species of buying and selling machines which may imagine, and that appeared, ominously, to be slipping the keep an eye on in their human masters.

Dark swimming pools is the attention-grabbing tale of the way worldwide markets were hijacked by way of buying and selling robots--many so self-directed that people can't expect what they'll do subsequent.

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