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Leveraging our global reach with unparalleled access to the world’s markets.

However you trade equities or options, Pinnacle can add value at every point in the process.  We provide customized, complete end-to-end solutions for trading equity and options across over 85 trading venues, including global option and equity exchanges, MTFs, Alternative Trading Systems (ECNs), and Dark Pools. Our range of solutions covering pre-trade analytics, order management and advanced liquidity tools link with numerous central depository systems across the globe.

Strengths of Pinnacle’s equity and option offering include:      

  Execution expertise across the entire spectrum of global securities, both listed and over the counter (OTC), ranging from Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) to American/Global Depository Receipts (ADR/GDRs)  
  Best-of-breed desktop and web-based trading platforms covering all trader experience levels  
  Flexible FIX and API solutions allowing the integration of client’s existing order management system, algorithmic black box or third-party front-end  
  As best execution agency broker, we remain market neutral. To avoid any conflicts of interest, Pinnacle does not perform proprietary trading for its own accounts, nor do we engage in principal transactions  
  Full range of pre-trade risk management, real-time trade monitoring tools, straight-through processing, automated settlements and post-trade services  
  Extensive short sale inventory  

Pinnacle provides access to high touch, low touch, and no touch execution services that are specifically designed to meet our clients' unique requirements under various global regulatory regimes.

Direct Access and Smart Routing

We provide clients unparalleled direct market access to global equity and option exchanges.  Direct access trading systems use front-end trading software and low latency computer links to virtually all possible trading venues, such as the various electronic communication networks (ECNs), Multi-lateral Trading Facilities, Alternative Trading Systems and Dark Pools. Direct access trading system transactions are executed in a fraction of a second and their confirmations are instantly displayed on the trader's computer screen. This is in contrast to a typical conventional online trader who requires seconds or minutes to execute a trade typically through Market Maker channels preferred by many competitors.

Advanced smart routing capabilities for both equities and options use state-of-the-art quantitative models for best execution and liquidity provision.  Smart order routing is a process of automated selection of execution venues and methodology of order type selection to assure best execution. The process uses systematize selection to reduce execution costs. Smart order routing systems are implemented via a variety of levels of automation, from complete automation of retail flow to manual management of illiquid block trades.

 

 
   
 
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Copyright© 2011-2012 Pinnacle Capital Markets, L.L.C. All rights reserved. All securities offered by Pinnacle Capital Markets, L.L.C. member FINRA (www.finra.org) and SIPC. The risk of loss in electronic trading can be substantial. You should therefore consider whether such trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances and financial resources. Nothing herein is an offer or solicitation of securities products. Account access, trade executions and system response may be adversely affected by market conditions, quote delays, system performance and other factors.

 

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