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 Ivy Schmerken

Profile of Ivy Schmerken

Editor at Large
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 2629
Posts: 638

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 March 2010

Kaufman Vows to Go After Wall Street Fraud

In response to Lehman Brothers' "Repo 105" accounting gimmick to shift debt off its balance sheet, Senator Ted Kaufman (D-Del.) vows to weed out fraud on Wall Street.

Commodities Traders Increasingly Adopt Algorithms

Commodities traders increasingly are adopting algorithms, but these aren't the equity markets' automated trading strategies, as commodities algos often make room for human discretion. By Ivy Schmerken

The Tangled OTC Derivatives Marketplace

Rather than build connections to multiple central counterparty clearinghouses, many buy-side firms will rely on third-party services to bridge the gap in OTC derivatives clearing.

A Leap Forward in U.S. Stock Analysis

I recently spoke with Jonathan Greenberg, CEO of OCE Interactive, the developer of Market Topographer, an interactive Web-based platform for benchmarking and valuation analysis of U.S. stocks.

Deutsche Bank Launches Super X Algo

Super X enables the client to manage access to dark liquidity, while avoiding adverse selection and minimizing the trade footprint, according to Deutsche Bank.

Status of Financial Reform Bill

he debate over financial reform is heating up today, as the banking committee begins amending Sen. Christopher Dodd's bill today.

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