Profile of Ivy SchmerkenEditor at Large
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 2629
Ivy is Editor-at-Large for Advanced Trading and Wall Street & Technology. Ivy is responsible for writing in-depth feature articles, daily blogs and news articles with a focus on automated trading in the capital markets. As an industry expert, Ivy has reported on a myriad number of topics including high frequency trading, algorithmic trading strategies, market structure, electronic trading in fixed income , colocation in data centers, Dodd-Frank regulation and the new derivatives landscape. Ivy meets with software companies and other innovators and writes about cloud computing, OMS/EMSs and other financial technologies.
Articles by Ivy Schmerken
posted in September 1999
When the summer IPO calendar was saturated with Internet companies, pundits warned that the dot.com mania was about to hit the wall. And sure enough, by early August, Internet IPOs crashed from the record highs they set in April. By August, deals were being postponed left and right and only the brave, like Red Hat Software, raised capital.
Touting that their mission is to democratize the process, online investment banks have been popping up on the Internet to distribute shares of initial public offerings to retail investors.