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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 August 2012

Inside Abel Noser's Trading Floor

Advanced Trading takes you on an exclusive tour of Abel Noser's New York trading floor, where the agency broker known for transaction cost analysis, is customizing algorithms for the buy side, while growing its fixed income trading and transitions business.

Does Speed Trading Need Safety Lanes?

After Knight Capital's rescue, there are still concerns about risk controls. A professor from Columbia University told CNBC that regulators need to put in speed bumps so that markets continue to function when the next upheaval occurs.

Interactive Data 7Ticks Expands in Canada

The market data provider added a Point-of-Presence at the Q9 data center in the Toronto area, to meet customer demand for connectivity to new exchanges and alternative trading systems in the region.

Knight's CEO Admits Software Bug Was Cause of Market Mayhem

Knight Capital's CEO Tom Joyce told Bloomberg TV that the electronic broker had a problem interacting with the NYSE's new Retail Liquidity Provider program which went live yesterday, which was the subject of speculation on the street.

Errant Program Trade Seen As Cause of Knight Mayhem

Traders said a 'buy-program' that was executed by Knight Capital on the floor of the NYSE within a few minutes of the opening yesterday could have caused high volumes and wild price swings in 148 listed-stocks.

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