Wall Street & Technology is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

 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 October 2008

Wall Street Bonuses in a Bailout Year?

Wall Street firms are setting aside billions of dollars to make bonus payments to employees after receiving $1.25 in taxpayer money from the government to shore up their balance sheets.

Catching Up With Mike Plunkett

From my conversations with him, Plunkett is very plugged into industry chatter about setting up a consortium to consolidate CCA balances into a neutral entity.

An Agency Trader Reflects on Panic Selling

Despite passage of the Treasury's $700 billion bailout bill to buy troubled mortgage backed securities assets, nothing has worked so far and the credit freeze on short-term lending is causing fears that that the U.S. economy will slip into a long recession.

Register for Wall Street & Technology Newsletters
Exclusive: Inside the GETCO Execution Services Trading Floor
Exclusive: Inside the GETCO Execution Services Trading Floor
Advanced Trading takes you on an exclusive tour of the New York trading floor of GETCO Execution Services, the solutions arm of GETCO.