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 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 July 2008

The Buy-Side Values Short-Trade Ideas

When the Securities and Exchange Commission posted an order last night extending the temporary restrictions it placed on short selling in 19 financial stocks until Aug. 12, 2008, the SEC may have allayed the concerns of asset managers that rely upon short-trade ideas in their strategies.

Why is the Buy-Side Silent on CCAs?

I wrote a story about the buy-side expanding the CCAs from U.S. equities to execute in international equities and across multiple asset classes. But when I reported on this story, I had a difficult time finding buy-side traders who would talk to me. Those who had CCAs didn't want to speak.

Why Liquidnet IPO Isn't An Electronic Auction Process

When Liquidnet Holdings filed for its $500 million initial public offering (IPO), last week, the global marketplace for institutional trading, said it would deploy a novel electronic-offering process.

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