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 June 2011
The main culprits are weak markets, European debt worries and regulatory uncertainty.
Cinnober will deliver trading, market data, and surveillance systems for Thai bourse's equities and derivatives markets
Erste Securities Polska will use the OMS to connect with the Warsaw Stock Exchange, and help it manage complex client order flows.
The futures exchange operator conducted research over a two-year period, finding that computer-driven trading firms increase liquidity and narrow spreads.
Direct Access Trading Partners juggles multi-asset execution with alternative capital group, while complying with new trade reporting regs.
Both firms will develop e-trading tools for the Mexican and Latin American markets for deployment through the UNX Catalyst EMS.
As Wall Street firms offload more and more work into the cloud, new technology delivery models, including shared utilities, are likely to emerge.
Looking to shed the cost maintaining servers, networks and storage technology, Wall Street firms are finding it harder and harder to ignore the cloud.
Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse tied for third place in Greenwich Associates Survey.
The firm will become a clearing broker on FXall's Order Book platforms aimed at institutional clients executing in spot FX.
BondDesk revamped the fixed income wealth management platform and will offer it to its largest customers.
GSET's new functionality enables automatic hedging with the underlying equity for all US options algorithmic strategies.
Institutions are paying for essential services and squeezing other provid
Why are U.S. institutions pulling back on e-trading and shifting more commissions to high touch sales traders?
The bank will initially support options across 44 currency pairs via the Fenics platform.
Regulator reviews the proposed combination of BATS and Chi-X, which would reduce the number of venues trading U.K. equities.
Investors placing their money into private equity funds want the data to come from audited systems.
Portware offers automated trading infrastructure in a one-stop shop.
Low latency market data and high speed trading applications are being pitched to the buy side.
The EMS/OMS provider picks Thomson Reuter's global infrastructure to deliver cross-asset trading.
Delivers two ulra low-latency market data feed handlers for the Tokyo Stock Exchange, as HFT firms migrate their strategies to Asian markets.
Wedbush will use Lime's technology to expand its
DMA/colocation services, risk management and execute in more asset classes for buy and sell side firms.
The firm's InRush NBBO calculates the NBBO for U.S. equities and delivers the composite 5 microseconds faster than the SIP feeds.
The global interest rate derivatives clearinghouse is in the headlines for attracting a joint bid from NYSE Euronext and Markit.
Easthope returns as research director of Celent's Securities and Investments group in the San Francisco office.
CQG’s global market data and trade routing infrastructure will be available to Deltix clients.
PAVE MTF will utllize Cinnober's TESS solution to gain market share in Spanish equities, which also helped launch Alpha Trading in Canada.
Provides a set of services for the full lifecycle of FX trading hosted by the company for participants to build their own proprietary trading solution.
At launch, the hub will offer connectivity to over 20 futures exchanges globally.
The report surveyed how U.S. and U.K.-based financial services firms are adapting to the emerging regulatory landscape in trading, risk, regulation and operations.
The broker's Speedway 3.0 platform can perform pre-trade risk checks at sub-two microseconds.
Joining from Fidelity Investments, he will be responsible for heading American Century Investment's North America-based client business.
The global market maker will create algorithms for U.S. equities that focus on micro executions.