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Editor at Large
Member Since: 5/8/2014
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Blog Posts: 2629
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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 November 2014

FIX for Post-Trade Gains Traction: How Far Will It Go?

11/25/2014
A group of heavyweight asset managers has collaborated on a solution for non-US trade confirmations and affirmations that is fueling interest in FIX for post-trade use as an alternative to Omgeo's Central Trade Manager.

Exchanges Gain as Equity Volumes Hit 3-Year High

11/18/2014
With the return of volatility last month, exchange volumes surged 29%, off-exchange share slipped, and one dark pool closed up shop, according to analyst market structure reports.

Finra to Focus on Fixed Income ATSs & Algo Providers

11/12/2014
Finra CEO Richard Ketchum outlines plans for requiring brokers that use fixed-income "RFQ systems" to provide more pre-trade price transparency to customers. In equities, Finra wants to register firms involved in designing algorithms.

SEC Chairman Discusses Rule Changes on HFT

11/11/2014
SEC Chair Mary Jo White discussed HFT and the agency's plans for equity market structure in 2015 in a video interview with Bloomberg Market Makers at the SIFMA annual meeting.

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