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 November 2008
As many have reported, Geithner is highly respected among Wall Street CEOs where he has been a key decision maker in the credit crisis, specifically in the sale of Bear Stearns.
I'm puzzled by this revelation since I assumed that dealer participation in a CDS clearinghouse was a done deal.
Prime broker outsources FIX connectivity and integrates with Goldman Sachs Execution and Clearing on back-end.
Bloomberg partners with online medical community to provide professional investors with access to thousands of practicing physicians.
Determines whether to 'make or take' liquidity in fast moving markets.
Will the buy side abandon bulge-bracket firms -- and their research -- in favor of agency brokers to avoid counterparty risk?
Controversy is swirling again over whether AIG used some of the bailout money it received from Congress to entertain and conduct seminars for financial advisors that sell its products.
To give you an idea of how complex this mess is and why it threatened the financial system, AIG wrote insurance (credit-default swaps) contracts on more than $400 billion of complex debt securities.
With bulge-bracket firms going under, buy-side institutions are scrutinizing their exposure to sell-side execution services and trading platforms.
Brokers can set position limits on hedge funds that work across multiple exchanges and ECNs.
Tradeweb will keep dealer-to-customer and IDB e-trading plaforms separate.
There's another story that deserves your attention and one that Senator Barack Obama ought to read before he appoints his cabinet of regulatory czars to fix the financial mess.
Connects with SunGard Transaction Network to consolidate access to trading counterparties with FIX, voice and market data