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Nothing has changed the markets more in the last few years than the advent of direct access, the combination of NASDAQ Level II quotes and direct order routing which together enable savvy traders to "hit" bids and offers and go up against the market makers. But just having access to these tools is not enough. Knowing how to use the tools--quickly and expertly--is key. In The NASDAQ Trader's Toolkit, a former market maker reveals the secrets of NASDAQ trading systems.
M. ROGAN LaBIER is a former Nasdaq market maker, institutional equity sales trader, and propriety trader. Most recently, he was Head Trader at MB Trading before opening his own brokerage, Tools-of-the-Trade.com, which supplies its traders with one of the fastest, most powerful proprietary trading platforms available. LaBier has traded equities, derivatives, and currencies for his own accounts as well as managed accounts.