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 February 2003
In a move to cut costs, boost speed, and increase its trading volume, Archipelago is shifting its OTC stock trading business over to Sun Microsystems Unix-based servers by the end of next month.
Two British technology suppliers are building an order routing network to hit 14 derivatives exchanges with one FIX-connection. To drive down the cost of access, they plan to charge a flat fee.
Instinet boosts its share of Nasdaq-listed volume up to 30 percent since the SuperMontage launch, but the largest ECN reports fourth quarter '02 net loss.
Sun Microsystems and B2BITS are testing a FIX appliance with buy and sell-side customers to drive down the cost of acquiring FIX-messaging technology. The concept is a single utility that charges a monthly rental fee.
TradeWeb is rolling out STP functionality to buy- and sell-side customers, while Omgeo looks the other way.
Here ye! Here ye! FIX Protocol Limited is wooing exchanges, alternative-trading systems and vendors to join the all-volunteer, buy- and sell-side standards organization. Yet, it must tackle the thorny issue of certification, while expanding the protocol into fixed income, derivatives and post-trade messaging.
TowerGroup names senior Gartner staffer as head of Research and Consulting.
Nasdaq Posts Report on SuperMontage Performance.