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 Ivy Schmerken

Profile of Ivy Schmerken

Editor at Large
Member Since: 5/8/2014
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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 2012

Liquidity Centers Are Exchanges' New Revenue Centers

Looking for alternative revenue sources, NYSE Euronext, Nasdaq and CME Group have built out liquidity centers that offer services ranging from colocation to on-demand trading technology and market data.

Redline Trading Announces Pre-Trade Risk Solution

Aimed at latency sensitive applications, Redline's Pre-Trade Risk Solution performs a comprehensive series of risk checks in less than one microsecond to help firms comply with the SEC's 15c-3 Market Access Rule.

GETCO Appoints New CEO

The global market maker named Daniel Coleman as its new CEO, citing his success and leadership as the firm's global head of equities and client services since 2010.

Lombard Risk Offers Solution for OTC Swaps Data Reporting

The risk management technology worked closely with U.S. clients to design a solution for OTC swaps data reporting under Dodd-Frank as of July 2012, but is eyeing European regulations with similar requirements by 2013.

Preparing for Margin Call Mania In Cleared Swaps

The regulatory push toward central clearing of OTC derivatives is going to create higher volumes of margin calls on cleared swaps for buy and sell sides. Manual emails will no longer suffice!

MF Global's Computers Overwhelmed In Final Days

MF Global's computer systems couldn't keep up with the unprecedented volumes of transactions during its final days, according to a trustee's report, noting that some were never recorded.

PDQ ATS Rolls Out New Order Type

With Parallel Posting, equity traders can colocate passive orders in multiple venues simultaneously and then automatically rebalance the remaining bids and offers at the most active venues.

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