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 July 2012
Global wholesale broker forms Epsilon Network with Thesys Technologies to create fastest route for futures, equities and fixed income between CME, Nasdaq, BGC and ELX Futures data centers.
A CFTC panel agreed on the urgency of developing a technological solution for verification of funds in customer segregated accounts, but one industry veteran, warned not to wait until everything is perfect.
Deutsche Bank claimed the No. 1 ranking, while Goldman took second place, in a Greenwich Associates 2012 fixed income study as some dealers have pulled back on capital allocated to fixed income trading.
The bank hired David Silber, who joines from Jefferies &Co., and Peter Lambrakis formerly with Deutsche bank, in a move to strengthen its Equities team in the Americas.
Investment manager clients of Eagle will get access to portfolio data and analytics via web, mobile devices and Microsoft Office applications.
Citi will disseminate the real-time data releases and global economic news to its FX traders and sales staff through the bank's inhouse information service, CitiFX Wire.
Larrain Vial will rely on FIX Flyer's Ignition Trade Simulation and Certification Tool to test in-house algos and connectivity to a network of LatAm exchanges.
The top regulator contracted with Tradeworx, a Redbank, NJ-based high frequency trading firm and tech vendor, to supply it with a market data and research platform for policing the equities and options markets in real time.
In a move that seems too close to the Pipeline soap opera, EMS provider Portware will integrate the predictive analytics that it acquired from the former dark pool, while offering customers a broker-neutral solution to improve trading performance.
Paris-based fund manager La Francaise AM taps proprietary credit market analytics and advisory services from S&P Capital IQ's Global Market Intelligence unit to create a credit fund in the Eurozone.
The largest bank in FX revamped its Autobahn FX platform to cater to different client segments and respond to changes in regulation and market structure.
Some big investors are sending surveys to Wall Street analysts, and feeding their responses into their algos, to get an edge on earnings revisions. Is this insider trading or quantitative investing?
EBS published new Dealing Rules as part of a series of planned enhancements, which also includes relaunching the EBS brand.
Seeking a world record, Anton Kreil, a former Goldman Sachs trader, plans to execute the first stock trade in space when he blasts off aboard the shuttle in 2014.
Turret maker enables traders and non-traders in the middle and backoffice to instantly communicate, while integrating hoot and intercom features.
With energy markets demanding more transparency and accuracy, the interdealer broker is providinga comprehensive picture of OTC forward markets in crude, fuel oil and distillates.
With clouds of the MF Global collapse hovering over him, Jon Corzine, the former senator and governor of New Jersey, is lying low in the Hamptons, reports the New York Post.
As global chief operating officer, Barrowcliff is responsible for Newedge's back-end, credit, technology and product development as well as supervising the UK metals desk.
The acquisition gives S&P Capital IQ the technology to move into intraday quotes on derivative and other OTC securities.
Following the departure of former CTO Michael Rauchman last month, the global market making firm promoted Ross, who was head of Getco Execution Services in Europe,.
The watchdog is investigating Nasdaq's computer systems and processes related to the flawed Facebook IPO on May 18, and could demand upgrades from the exchange operator.