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 2008
Goal is to allow trading firms to compare vendor solutions on an apples-to-apples basis.
On Tuesday, SEC Chairman Christopher Cox called for giving the agency the authority to regulate credit default swaps.
As Bulge Brackets Pull Back on Liquidity, Agency Brokers and Super Regional Banks Step up to the Plate
One of our readers has commented on the story "SEC Bans Short Selling on Financial Stocks In Wake of Criticism" posted Friday.
Short sellers ganged up on the stocks of Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and State Street.
Bank gets wealth management technology and position in electronic trading space.
This is a huge reprieve for thousands of Lehman employees that were losing their jobs and heading into an industry that is shrinking by the day.
Industry uses complex novation process via e-mail to transfer counterparty risk.
Goldman Sachs has stepped into run Lehman Brothers' specialist operations on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, according to a statement from NYSE Euronext issued yesterday.
Buy-side firms have shifted their attention to counterparty risk in the wake of Bear Stearns and now they are focusing on credit default swaps.
We all woke up this morning - or went to bed last night at midnight - to find that the Wall Street world as we know it has forever changed with Lehman Brothers filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy and Merrill Lynch sold to Bank of America.
OptionsXpress raises concerns about conflicts of interest inherent in third-party smart order routers.
Asia Pacific EMS Provider Finds that Bottlenecks Lie with Exchanges
Last week, I visited Lightspeed Trading, a direct access brokerage firm that caters to the hyperactive retail trader with institutional caliber technology and trading tools.
Predict More Exchange Consolidation Due to Cost Benefits
Combined pools represent more than 20 percent of dark pool volume in U.S. equities.
Execution quality through dark aggregators deteriorates as orders bounce around.
I sat in on a media briefing that ITG conducted this morning looking at whether trading in dark pools adds value in terms of transaction costs.
Volatility from credit crisis caused record monthly volume in August of '07
Picks ASP-based solution for opening new multi-strategy, global macro trading desk
First MTF to Offer Pan-European Order Routing Service
Under MiFID, it will become first MTF to offer Pan-European order routing.