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Darkness by Design

The Hidden Power in Global Capital Markets

Walter Mattli



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Princeton University Pres
11 June 2019
An expose of fragmented trading platforms, poor governance, and exploitative practices in today's capital markets Capital markets have undergone a dramatic transformation in the past two decades. Algorithmic high-speed supercomputing has replaced traditional floor trading and human market makers, while centralized exchanges that once ensured fai
By:   Walter Mattli
Imprint:   Princeton University Pres
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 155mm, 
ISBN:   9780691180663
ISBN 10:   0691180660
Pages:   264
Publication Date:   11 June 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Primary ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Walter Mattli is professor of international political economy and a fellow of St. John's College, University of Oxford. His books include The New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy and The Politics of Global Regulation (both Princeton). He lives in Oxford, England.

Reviews for Darkness by Design: The Hidden Power in Global Capital Markets

Mr Mattli's book is a delightful chronicle of the changes in the way trading-related information has flowed ---Namit Gupta, Business Standard There are few books on the structure and governance of equity markets, and even fewer that can be enjoyed by new and experienced readers . . . Mattli's sets a high standard. ---David Murphy, Open Letters Review What Mattli shows in his study of the New York Stock Exchange is that, prior to 1970, it is quite possible to believe that capitalists did behave with a degree of honour and regard for the public good in the way they conducted business. ---Don Flynn, Chartist

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