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Traders Magazine, September 1999

John A. Byrne


The OptiMark Trading System had a difficult introduction on the Pacific Exchange. As the super "black box" for institutional traders went live, its performance was troubled by limited access to listed order flow. At the early stages, OptiMark was handling roughly one million shares daily. During the summer, that climbed up to three million shares, according to OptiMark's PR firm.

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