How I Discovered the “Secret Stock Market” Where Billions Change Hands Behind Our Backs

Here's the good old New York Stock Exchange. You can find the world famous landmark at 11 Wall Street, New York, N.Y., 10005.

I've been there many times myself - sometimes you can even catch me broadcasting from the floor.

This of course is the market where millions of people buy low and sell high from the opening bell at 9:30 a.m. to the close at 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, 253 trading days a year.

This stock market is covered 24/7 on CNBC, FOX, CNN, name it. Around 33 news organizations broadcast from the building every day, with legions more reporters and bloggers covering it on TV, the web, and newspapers - even more so these days, with all the wild, volatile action.

But I'll fill you in on a secret. A big one...

There's another stock market - a secret stock market, essentially - made up of 53 private exchanges.

As an everyday American, you can't access these exchanges on your own. You can't trade stocks on them, either. I'll show you in a minute that very, very few people can.

These places are nearly impossible to locate.

You won't hear about them on FOX or CNBC.

You won't read about them in any trade journal.

The people who operate and use these secret markets don't want you to know they even exist.

These stock markets are "located" in data centers like those in the picture; immense, nondescript "boxes" the size of shopping centers, mostly in suburbs like Secaucus or Carteret in New Jersey, or Ashburn, Va.

You could drive right past them. Maybe you even have. They've basically hidden in plain sight for the past 15 years.

Absolutely no tours, though: Walk up to one, and you'll be politely but firmly told to go away.

Because Wall Street doesn't want us to know that, deep inside these boxes, hundreds of billions of dollars are changing hands virtually every second of the trading day.

In fact, a whopping 42% of all stock transactions - again, worth hundreds of billions of dollars - happen in places like this, no matter what's going on in the public eye on Wall Street.

And we're not supposed to know a thing about it.

In fact, just 110 companies in the entire world can directly access the transactions made on these exchanges in real time.

If that sounds shady... well, arguably, it is. And I'd bet I'm not the only person to think it's unfair.

But believe it or not, it's perfectly legal. It's completely fine with the SEC; the "watchdogs" gave these secret markets their blessing in 2005.

Believe me, that came as a shock to me, too. I was in the midst of a long, successful financial career when word of these secret exchanges began to get out - when I first realized Wall Street was doing this on a massive scale.

Knowing these secret exchanges were there was one thing, but seeing as how I was as frozen-out as the next guy... Well, I just had to hold my nose live with it, unfair as it was.

But then, out of the blue, I met someone. This meeting ultimately allowed me to deliver 26 triple digit winning recommendations over the next few months.

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Mr. H Unlocked the Door

It was someone I'll call "Mr. H." Meeting him changed everything. It opened my eyes to the extreme profit potential in these secret, locked-away markets.

Mr. H is actually an FBI informant, of all things. The feds came to him for help to capture and prosecute one of the most notorious hacking cases of all time. His exploits were so interesting that they've been featured in best-selling books.

Today, he's the CEO of one of the 110 companies with access to these exchanges.

We struck up a partnership. Mr. H took me "inside," and, using data that just a handful of specialists are privy to, showed me lists of every private stock transaction that happens in them.

Then, as now, I could see every secret transaction that takes place on these exchanges in real time. I could track every dollar invested and when, down to the minute.

A huge variety of companies and even entire sectors are in play here, but they all have one thing in common: They're bought and sold behind our backs.

See, these exchanges exist so billionaires, hedge funds, and institutions can secretly buy hundreds of thousands, even millions of shares of any stock they want, any time they want, and at the best possible price.

Like I said, every day on average, around 400,000 transactions are made on these private exchanges. Some are "small," a few thousand shares. Some moves are staggeringly immense.

In researching all this, Mr. H and I developed an algorithm - a set of "rules" a computer can use to solve very complex problems - to determine which of these mega-trades is likely to have the greatest short-term impact on a stock's price.

Together, we found that this amounted to something like a 48-hour head start - a supreme competitive advantage - over the wider market; by the time they've caught up, we're already out and counting any profits.

Effectively, we'd turned Wall Street's biggest secret edge on its ear... and made it work in our favor.

Like any good researcher would, we decided that it was time to take the experiment to the next level.

How Regular Folks Got the Chance to Profit from This

So I reached out to some of my most loyal readers. Getting them on board wasn't difficult - some of them had already had the chance to enjoy 64 double- and triple-digit gain opportunities on my regular research recommendations.

Long story short, my new research has given my readers 26 chances at 100%-or-better wins since we started.

Our very first move was a play on Bank of America.

The very next day, readers were able to close out half the play for a 51% profit. The potential of this system was confirmed.

But to tell you the truth, mere double-digit wins weren't all that common... Most of our wins together have been 100% or more: 103.7% on UNP... 136% on AAPL... 105% on MRK - the list goes on. The average holding period was 17 days - a little more than two weeks

The lucky 50 people participating in the beta test had the chance at 10 triple-digit winners in 2020, smack in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, collapsing national economies, and some of the most uncertain markets in human history.

Today, this research is open to everyone - I want everyone to have the chance to take back their wealth. These are unprecedented times, and this could be an opportunity like no other.

You can go right here to catch my new presentation and learn how everyday Americans can have the chance to take back their wealth with an advantage previously reserved for Wall Street's elite...

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About the Author

D.R. Barton, Jr., Technical Trading Specialist for Money Map Press, is a world-renowned authority on technical trading with 25 years of experience. He spent the first part of his career as a chemical engineer with DuPont. During this time, he researched and developed the trading secrets that led to his first successful research service. Thanks to the wealth he was able to create for himself and his followers, D.R. retired early to pursue his passion for investing and showing fellow investors how to build toward financial freedom.

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