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 January 2011
Adopts one tier-bundled fee for all market users trading US Treasuries and Eurodollar futures contracts, effective as of Feb. 1st.
Schwab will offer a new financial guidance program to AARP millions of members nationwide.
Allows BZX and BYX members to monitor order latency in real time via a dashboard on BATS's web site.
Stewart will serve as director of DClear, an evolving utility and reference data services business.
CTS agrees to take a 10-year royalty bearing license under the vast majority of TT's patent portfolio.
Commissioner Scott O' Malia said CFTC has made no investment in market surveillance systems, despite increased Dodd-Frank supervisory role.
The managed service provider of FIX connectivity leverages Equinix global data centers.
Aggressive pricing model challenges Omega's competitors in Canadian marketplace, company claims.
Deutsche Borse Licenses Cinnober System for Market Surveillance
Data center operator eyes opportunities outside of high frequency trading market, offering cloud computing as a hosted service for hedge funds.
United Arab Emirate's-based broker offers electronic execution services on Gulf equity products to local region and international trading community.
RFA will offer the multi-asset class OMS via outsourced IT to over 400 alternative asset firms.
As brokers debate the economics of execution management systems, Barclays and Citi have quit the EMS game. Meanwhile, Goldman Sachs has gone broker-neutral and Morgan Stanley has decided to fly solo.
After the May 6 Flash Crash, buy-side firms are wary of a wave of disruptive algorithms that could trigger the next trading tsunami. To shore up the markets, regulators are pursuing sharper algo audits and stricter certification.
Are trade-ideas an alternative to expert research networks?
Swiss Exchange members will access a new electronic trading venue combining their liquidity with Liquidnet's institutional dark pool in European securities.
A widening insider trading probe into expert research networks has put a chill on money management firms that rely on the networks' industrial insight. Buy-side firms that purchase research are fearful of becoming tangled up in the scandal.
The Global Interest Rates Trade Reporting Repository, operated by TriOptima, collects data from G-14 financial institutions.
London-based hedge fund manager selects Options Pipe Core Service as its business technology infrastructure.
Represents CQG's continued focus on connecting traders to emerging markets.
NYSE Euronext upgraded the core matching engines and trading platforms of its U.S. options exchanges, completing phase one of its tech overhaul.
Options exchange launches iPhone app and rolls out a Facebook fan page to feature its programs,news and content.
The acquisition will enable Markit to meet the growing demand for risk analytics and enterprise-wide risk management services.
Plunkett brings 25 years of experience in financial industry to capital markets software firm.
Asia's new commodity exchange will utilize Patsystem's complete exchange solution when it launches early in 2012.
Pan-European alternative trading venue hired Dr. Adam Farkas, formerly with the Hungarian FSA, to stay ahead of post-MIFID regulatory changes in 2011.
Plans to provide extreme low-latency services to algorithmic trading firms as well as connectivity to major liquidity venues and market data feeds.
FlexTrade's EMS will offer DMA into BM&F's multi-asset trading platform, and open a colocated-data center at the exchange.
Broadridge will utllize Pitney Bowes' new Volly service for secure digital delivery of products to clients and shareholders.
Latin America'a largest exchange expanded DMA access via colocation for the equities segment last September.
The electronic futures exchange establishes a single-day volume record on Wed., Jan. 5th, showing it's on a growth path, says CEO.
After year of the flash crash, traders are focusing more on monitoring orders, tightening controls and TCA results, according to new Tabb research report
EMS provider seeks to become a one-stop shop for multi-broker TCA.
Citing its global reach and independence, ConvergEx vows to use and expand RealTick and LDB's technologies in innovative ways.