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 Ivy Schmerken

Profile of Ivy Schmerken

Editor at Large
Member Since: 5/8/2014
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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 January 2009

What Is a Fund Administrator?

In the wake of the Madoff scandal, institutional investors increasingly are demanding that hedge funds hire third-party fund administrators to verify net asset values and trading positions.

Psychoanalyzing Madoff

One of the inconsistencies that emerges in the story is that Madoff ran this familial business where he treated employees like family, but he is very controlling and paid attention to minute details

John Thain's $1.22 Million Redecorating Spree

Given the state of the economy and the miserable state of affairs in banking and brokerage, I would have suggested going to an estate state or perhaps shopping at Staples or Office Depot.

New Era in Hedge Fund Transparency?

If hedge funds are in more need of capital from investors, they may no longer be able to operate in secrecy and may have to acquiesce to investor demands for more transparency.

Judge Rules Madoff to Remain Free on Bail

A judge ruled today that Bernard Madoff can remain free on the $10 million bail he posted and continue to live under house arrest in his luxury apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

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