Profile of Ivy SchmerkenEditor 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 June 2009
The parties were unable to reach an agreement over terms of the transaction, terminating a plan for an industry-wide commission aggregation portal.
Traders can view ITRS Geneo dashboard which monitors critical systems in real-time.
NYFIX's European dark pool connects with Bloomberg buy-and sell-side EMS/OMS platforms.
Amidst the buzz at SIFMA about low-latency networks and high-frequency traders, there are firms that really need to restructure their costs.
HFN reports actual performance of 200-to-400 microseconds to four major U.S. equity market centers.
Private equity veteran predicts slow recovery but urges financial industry to invest in technology and innovation at SunGard City Day event.
With UME serving as the exchange's messaging backbone, Direct Edge experienced a major reduction in overall system latency and increased throughput.
Derivatives exchange initially will tap the complex event processing platform to develop models for settlement pricing of options on futures with plans to expand CEP's use into risk management and compliance.
Agency brokers are leveraging their deep relationships with buy-side firms to fill a void left by the bulge bracket in the fixed-income markets.
Multi-strategy investment group uses front-office suite for portfolio management, compliance, trading and operations.
Looks to match diverse order flows from Assent, Brass and GLTrade trading communities before routing out.
The deal gives BGC Partners access to an inter-dealer broker that is a top trader on the BM&F.
The NYSE Euronext company is developing an anonymous platform for trading and central clearing of securities lending transactions.
Counterparty risk is still a looming issue for the buy-side in Europe.
Institutional equity trading and research firm strengthens management team with ex-Merrill Lynch hire.
Lenders of securities should establish real-time databases of stock eligible for borrowing using FIX tagging, advises FlexTrade's CEO.
RBC Capital Markets taps open source development platform Eclipse to integrate multiple fixed-income applications through a single user interface.
CRD Analyitcs' SmartView system ranks companies on over 150 quantitative factors, including environmental, financial and social performance indicators.
EMCF, EuroCPP and SIX X-clear will offer Nordic markets interoperability by Jan., 29, 2010.
Agency broker attracts talent from Street firms, including Deutsche Bank, Barclays and UBS.
resumably, corporate issuers of primary and secondary offerings of securities could reach out the Liquidnet Members - 582 buy-side traders that are on the platform.
SIGMA X's average daily volume increases 12-fold over the last two months as investors in Hong Kong-listed securities turn to alternative liquidity pools.
Liquidnet InfraRed product will seamlessly connect buy-side traders with corporate issuers via NYSE's NYSEnet system.
European derivatives products ADV go up 28.4 percent, fueled by Blcear OTC volumes from May 2008.
The European platform expects to turn profitable in early 2010, CEO Eli Lederman told Bloomberg.
The approach can calculate 14,000 securities per minute per minute, or 100 times the competition, the company contends.
Fidelity targets prime brokerage growth as hedge funds shift away from traditional banks.
NYSE Euronext Fires Off Letter to SEC As Practice Spreads to Multiple Market Centers
SIGMA inter-listed routing will scan US and Canadian stock trading venues for best prices and factor in real-time FX rates.
Agency broker launches international trading desk in Charleston, South Carolina to service US institutions.
Global DMA broker Neonet points to CorvilNet 5.1's roundtrip data latency measurements and diagnostic tools.