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 2000
The $6 billion market data industry faces exponential growth due to decimalization and the potential for linked options exchanges.
An unofficial earnings estimatecreated by analysts and now, individual investors, continues to have a significant impact on the direction of stock prices in the five to 10 days before or after a company announces its earnings.
Responding to the recent spate of hacker attacks on major commercial Web sites, many financial firms are evaluating their Internet security.
if its so easy to build an exchange from scratch, why are officials at the largest and most successful futures exchanges in the world racking their brains over going electronic?
As a solution to the decimalization crisis, perhaps Nasdaq and other exchanges should be doing more outsourcing, so they can focus on their core competencies--trading stocks.
While the dust may have settled on the Denial of Service attacks that paralyzed major Web sites such as eBay, CNN, E*Trade and Yahoo this winter, security experts are warning users that hackers may strike again.
In a rush to position their software companies in the hot market for renting access to software over the Internet, a number of financial service and capital markets software companies are declaring themselves Application Service Providers or ASPs.
CIO Jim Ditmore increases the scalability, capacity and reliability of Ameritrade's trading system.