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Here are all the ways to trade the Brexit vote

A volunteer hands an unmarked ballot paper to a voter inside a bus being used as a temporary polling station in Kingston-Upon-Hull, northern England, on June 23, 2016, as Britain holds a referendum to vote on whether to remain in, or to leave the European Union (EU).
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A volunteer hands an unmarked ballot paper to a voter inside a bus being used as a temporary polling station in Kingston-Upon-Hull, northern England, on June 23, 2016, as Britain holds a referendum to vote on whether to remain in, or to leave the European Union (EU).

The British people will vote Thursday on whether the U.K. should stay in or leave the European Union.

Here are all the ways investors can trade the event:

1. 10 ways to play this week's big Brexit vote: ETFs

Using Kensho, a quantitative tool used by hedge funds, we screened for the historically top-performing ETFs the day after news events (polls, speeches, election results, etc.) leaned toward a Brexit or not.

2. 10 stocks to play the big Brexit vote: S&P 500

Using Kensho, a quantitative tool used by hedge funds, we screened for the historically top-performing S&P 500 names the day after recent news events (polls, speeches, election results, etc.) leaned toward a Brexit. We then did the same search for performers after news events which hinted at a remain win.

3. 10 British stocks to trade the Brexit vote: ADRs

Using Kensho, a quantitative tool used by hedge funds, we screened for the historically top-performing British stocks that trade in the U.S. the day after recent news events (polls, speeches, election results, etc.) leaned toward a Brexit. We then did the same search for performers after news events which hinted at a remain win.