Bloomberg Tradebook

About

Bloomberg Tradebook is Bloomberg’s agency broker that partners with both the buy-side and sell-side to provide high-quality liquidity, market insight, and customized solutions based on innovative technologies.

Founded in 1996, Tradebook offers its customer base trading solutions for equities, futures, options, and foreign exchange (FX) to actively manage complex trading strategies in more than 100 global exchanges. We are a leading global agency broker that provides direct market access and a breadth of trading analytics and algorithms to institutional traders who seek maximum alpha on every market transaction.

CLIENT VALUE PROPOSITION

We partner with clients to help them:

Connect to high-quality liquidity, so clients can reduce the implicit costs of trading. Bloomberg Tradebook connects to more than 70 markets worldwide, across 41 countries, as well as 41 currency pairs. Bloomberg Tradebook provides access to 15 dark pools in the United States along with dark pools in 16 global equity markets.

Access valuable market insight, so clients can reduce the number of missed opportunities. Bloomberg Tradebook provides consultative services and tailored access to top third-party independent research. Bloomberg Tradebook also provides transparency into algorithms with real-time venue analytics, chart capabilities, and audit trails. In addition, Bloomberg Tradebook offers live execution support and guidance on electronic trading.

Develop customized solutions, so clients can improve efficiencies and streamline workflow. Bloomberg Tradebook provides custom product development based on an evaluation of client needs. Bloomberg Tradebook’s seamless workflow integration enables a trading strategy to be executed in fewer steps (Order API). Bloomberg Tradebook’s powerful execution capabilities integrate directly with spreadsheets or desktops.

Leverage innovative technologies, so clients can increase speed of execution. Bloomberg Tradebook has developed nearly 50 proprietary algorithms that enable single-security, pair, spread, or program trading across multiple asset classes. Bloomberg Tradebook’s smart order routing algorithm intelligently connects to fragmented liquidity around the globe.

VISION

Our vision is to (1) develop Bloomberg Tradebook into the liquidity venue of choice; (2) create competitive advantages through the introduction and delivery of innovative and disruptive technologies, processes, and methodologies; and (3) maintain a sharp focus on delivering an ever-improving product and backing it up with constant attention to our customers’ needs.