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Alaric’s high-speed trading network minimizes latency while providing unfettered direct access to all major liquidity sources.

 
 
 
 
 

High-Speed Quotes & Executions

Alaric traders prize the speed and depth of our market access:

  • Fiber dedicated point-to-point connectivity with redundancy
  • Ability to co-locate at major exchange data centers
  • Access to raw, unfiltered exchange market data feeds for the most latency-sensitive traders
  • Pre-trade checking for SEC Rule 15c3-5 (Market Access Rule) through platform partners
  • Unfiltered quotes for traders using full depth of book
  • Preferred access to quote and execution enhancements due to scale and depth of platform partnerships

Connectivity & Access to Liquidity

Because much of our trading focuses on order flow, it is imperative that we provide fast, access to the full depth of all major sources of liquidity, including exchanges, Electronic Communication Networks (ECNs), dark pools, and smart order routing mechanisms.

The following are some of the major sources of liquidity to whom we provide direct access (Note: this is not an exhaustive list; please contact us with specific questions).  We regularly add connectivity to new destinations based on trader demand

Equities Connectivity:

  • NASDAQ
  • NYSE, including OpenBook
  • NYSE ARCA
  • NYSE AMEX
  • BATS BYX and BZX
  • Direct Edge:  EDGA and EDGX
  • LavaFlow
  • NASDAQ BX
  • NASDAQ PSX
  • NSX
  • Credit Suisse (including Crossfinder and other routing strategies)
  • Knight: COVERT, OASIS, FAN
  • Floor brokers:  Blue Point, Prime Executions, Albert Fried with access available to any others upon request

Options Connectivity:

  • CBOE
  • Citi (options router)
  • AMEX
  • Boston Options Exchange
  • NASDAQ OMX PHLX
  • International Securities Exchange (ISE)

Futures/Commodities Connectivity:

  • CME
  • CBOT
  • NYMEX