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 May 2003
The Securities and Exchange Commission has temporarily prevented the New York Stock Exchange from launching Liquidity Quote in response to complaints from Bloomberg L.P. regarding vendor restrictions.
Securities firms are reducing their CRM spending but Merrill Lynch and Mellon Financial are rolling out wealth-management platforms with CRM.
Lava Trading led a financing round for Upstream Technologies, a supplier of asset management technology to buy side firms that run separate accounts. Lava plans to link its direct access trading tools to Upstream's order-generation platform.
Foreign-exchange prime brokers are creating a messaging hub to receive trade reports from executing banks. But is FXall, the online portal, creating a competing solution?
Retail financial-services firms are betting on a risk-based approach to wealth management. While some are now running complex Monte Carlo simulations on the desktop, the bigger challenge could be changing brokers into risk advisers.
Brut ECN completed a $5 million upgrade of its Solaris-based infrastructure, to increase speed and capacity. The upgrade leverages the deep pockets of its parent company SunGard.
Seeking to capitalize on the NYSE's investigation of specialists, Instinet plans to roll out a tool to increase the ECN's market share in listed-stocks.