Profile of Ivy SchmerkenEditor at Large
Member Since: 5/8/2014
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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 June 2005
As more buy-side clients join the block-trading system, Pipeline Trading hit a peak day with 17.3 million shares, showing the system is gaining some traction.
Because of the proliferation of algorithms and black-box trading, data messaging rates are multiplying, causing capacity issues.
Brokers are morphing into execution consultants to advise the buy side on selecting algorithms and measuring performance. But how will the sell side reinvent the institutional sales trader?
The buy and sell sides are at a turning point in their relationship. As the buy side takes greater control of its trades, the sell side is trying to find new ways to add value. Following are both perspectives on how the relationship is changing.
StreamBase Systems is giving developers of automated trading applications new tools to analyze real-time data feeds on the fly.
With new stock trading rules only a year away, CTOs are facing new compliance
burdens under Reg NMS.
Lime Brokerage is opening a standby disaster-recovery site to ensure that order routing to all the major trading venues is redundant.
To simplify the lack of connectivity among fixed-income systems and electronic-bond platforms, Kestrel Technologies is storing interfaces on a CD ROM.
INDATA is beefing up its fixed-income functionality to support the trading of credit default swaps and interest rate swaps
Pivot Solutions is rolling out a new version of its instant messaging network that includes research distribution and a global directory service aimed at the buy and sell-side community.
The SEC has published the final rule paving the way for implementation of Reg NMS in 2006, even though a new chairman is coming into power.