In the late 1990’s, the advent of Alternative Trading Systems (ATS) and the adoption of decimalization forever changed the cash equity markets. Since that time, the equity markets have been among the most dynamic and evolutionary in the world. Dominated by revolutionary advances in technology, today’s equity markets demand a comprehensive understanding of the continually changing market structure landscape as well as the technology through which it is connected. Drexel Hamilton enjoys a unique complement often not available at a boutique broker-dealer that perfectly serves our customers – expert technologists paired with expert traders.
While technology dominates the cash equity business, Drexel Hamilton has never forgotten that this is still a “people business.” The most important connection we can make is the one we establish with our customers as we seek to understand their businesses, trading, and service requirements. We strive to serve as an extension of our customer’s interest, whether actively representing them in the market place or simply providing service into our customer in-between transactions.
The services delivered by Drexel Hamilton’s equity team of professionals includes:
Full Service Brokerage
- Equity research
- Domestic/global equity execution
- Insight and idea flow to institutional accounts
- Algorithmic & program trading
- Pre- and post-trade transaction cost analysis
- Corporate repurchase programs
- Transition management
- Equity option execution
International Equity Trading
Drexel Hamilton LLC, an agency-only order execution platform, supports 24/6 order handling of International Equities, ADRs and GDRs. Experienced traders work for our clients to efficiently and cost effectively seek liquidity enabling Drexel Hamilton to deliver best execution. Electronic monitoring is accom-plished in real-time via Bloomberg SSEOMS and access to additional 3rd party venues to provide best execution through a variety of algorithms.
In today’s market place, we recognize the need to anonymously trade large blocks of shares. We provide this through BIDS Trading L.P. , a block trading firm that provides a highly liquid, and low cost ATS platform for both U.S. and International Equities.
Drexel Hamilton works closely with our clients to develop successful trading strategies that align with their investment objectives. Connect with our team for more information on International Equities.
Prior to buying or selling an option, investors must read a copy of the Characteristics & Risks of Standardized Options, also known as the options disclosure document (ODD). It explains the characteristics and risks of exchange traded options.
Copies of this document may be obtained from your broker, from any exchange on which options are traded or by contacting the Options Clearing Corporation directly at 1 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60606. (1-888-678-4667).