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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 June 2013

Next-Gen Buy Side Traders: Know Your Math

With the evolution of electronic trading into multiple asset classes, algorithms and micromarket structure, buy-side traders need quantitative skills to handle complex data sets.

What's Behind the CEP Buying Spree?

With an eye on big data and real-time analytics, Software AG and Tibco announced acquisitions of complex event processing rivals Apama and Streambase, respectively, in the same week.

The Big Shift: Overhauling Corporate Bond Trading

With major dealers shrinking their inventories of corporate bonds, buy side institutions are seeking ways to find liquidity over alternative trading platforms that are emerging to solve the liquidity shortfall.

Wall Street's Obsession: SAC's Redemption Total

If investors pull billions from SAC Capital Advisors, sell side firms stand to lose revenues since hedge fund is a major generator of trading volumes, prime brokerage and commissions.

James Toffey Joins GFI to Head Up Electronic Markets

Interdealer broker GFI hired James Toffey, the co-founder and former CEO of Tradeweb, to spearhead its plans to launch regulated trading platforms for cash, derivative financial and commodities products in the U.S. and Europe.

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