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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 September 2008

Lehman's Rescue and Barclays' Reversal

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.

A Wild Weekend Ends with Lehman's Collapse and Merrill's Sale

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.

The New Breed of Hyperactive Traders

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.

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