Profile of Ivy SchmerkenEditor at Large
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 2629
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 2004
The Boston Stock Exchange has launched an automated-trading product to give the trading community instant access to BSE liquidity.
FPL Taps Houstoun to Co-chair GTC; NYSE Hires Merrill To Catch Violators; Citigroup Promotes Rosengarten; Keeping Tabs
A Conversation With Robert Gartland Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Reg NMS' proposed formula for allocating market-data revenues among exchanges isn't getting a warm welcome on the Street.
Broker-dealers are making their algorithmic-trading strategies accessible to the buy side via partnerships with order-management systems.
With program-trading volumes rising, ABN AMRO is investing in tools to build automated-trading strategies that can search for events in market-data feeds.
With the trend toward electronic-equities trading and customers coping with fragmented liquidity pools, technology vendors are emphasizing the speed of market data updates and workstations that integrate news, market data, indications of interest and execution venues.
With the regulatory crackdown on e-mail retention and retrieval, brokerage firms are scrutinizing broker-to-customer communications for words that make promises or guarantees.
Today, Spear, Leeds & Kellogg (SLK, booth #3000) will demo pre-trade transaction-cost analysis (TCA) as part of its REDIPlus Release 4.2, a new version of SLK's direct-access trading platform with algorithmic trading strategies from Goldman Sachs.
After three-and-a-half grim years of spending cuts, the global securities industry is expected to spend $71.5 billion on information technology (IT) in 2004, according to new research from TowerGroup.
Buy-side order-management systems (OMSs) are being impacted by demand for electronic trading, continuous compliance and new requirements to handle complex derivative instruments, say vendors exhibiting at the SIA Show.
Platforms that combine automated portfolio trading with direct-market access help buy-side traders take control.
Henry Leaves CSFB for JPMorgan Chase; Flatley Moves to Banc Of America Securities; SunGard Hires Leman to Head BRASS; Keeping Tabs
Cleansing Historical Data; Scaling for Multi-Style Accounts; Voltage Eases Encryption; NexTrend Offers Mock Accounts; Permabit Addresses Integrity; Adding Clients? Flip the Switch
On Feb. 8, The Clearing Corporation (CCorp) began processing trades for Eurex U.S., the all-new electronic futures exchange based in Chicago that was launched by Eurex, the world's largest derivatives exchange.
Buy-side interest in two rival credit-derivatives indices is forcing dealers to adopt electronic trading to keep pace.
Unable to define fast versus slow markets, the industry is split over the SEC proposal to amend the trade-through rule.
CIO William Morgan leads effort to upgrade capacity and provide streaming quotes.
CIO Geoffrey Penney supports key initiatives in retail investing and institutional trading.
BPI Global Asset Management is moving off Thomson Oneva EQ, and onto the LongView Trading to support its hedge-fund business.