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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 January 2011

EMS Growing Pains

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.

The Next Rogue Algo

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.

Swiss Stock Exchange Teams with Liquidnet

Swiss Exchange members will access a new electronic trading venue combining their liquidity with Liquidnet's institutional dark pool in European securities.

Markit Acqures QuIC

The acquisition will enable Markit to meet the growing demand for risk analytics and enterprise-wide risk management services.

Quote MTF Hires Former FSA Regulator

Pan-European alternative trading venue hired Dr. Adam Farkas, formerly with the Hungarian FSA, to stay ahead of post-MIFID regulatory changes in 2011.

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