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 March 2014
In a Q&A with Wall Street & Technology, Fraser talks about IEX's fair access model, buy-side ownership structure, broker neutrality and why it's different from other venues.
Applying the crowdsourcing method to mergers and acquisitions, Mergerize looks to bring value to traders, quants, investment bankers, corporations and the virtual rumor mill.
CitiFX TradeStream is partnering with Deltix to provide an integrated algo-trading solution hosted in the Equinix NY 4 data center, allowing traders to backtest their strategies against real-time streaming data.
Terra, the operator of a U.S.-based swap execution facility, said it's critical for bitcoin market participants to have tools to hedge their price risk against any currency.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office turns up the heat on high-frequency traders and their "unfair" advantages. Traders are fighting back.
Dissatisfaction with quality of service is the most common reason cited by hedge funds for changing their fund administrators, according to a Preqin study.
Drawing on its relationships with global asset managers, Liquidnet has acquired bond trading platform Vega-Chi to build an institutional size liquidity pool for corporate bonds.
Thomson Reuters built Block Connect to enable sell-side firms to post natural block liquidity to their buy-side clients and meet their need for anonymity.
The new AlphaFlash Risk Signal can help traders adjust their strategies and risk management systems in advance of an economic release.
A defense attorney suggested that Liz Weintraub, Madoff's deceased former head of IT, helped devise the deceptive code that enabled the Ponzi scheme, and not his clients, two ex-programmers.
Christopher Nagy teamed with Dave Lauer to relaunch KOR Group, focusing on data-backed research, while lobbying for more transparency in U.S. equities market structure.
Regulated by the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority, the new subsidiary will house Thomson Reuters' portfolio of 160 global benchmarks, as it prepares for stricter global regulations.
Seeking a foothold in U.S. fixed-income trading markets, Europe's MTS, struck a deal to acquire Bonds.com, an electronic platform for corporate and emerging market bonds.
Kellner is taking on the CEO position at a time when Instinet has become the equity execution arm of Nomura Group, and is playing a key strategic role in its global equities franchise.
Large traditional asset management firms are seeking to hire quantitative professionals to tackle data intensive analysis of trading costs, venues and alpha modeling, according to Tabb Group's report.
With traders demanding access to e-fixed income markets, TT connected with Nasdaq OMX's newly acquired eSpeed, mending a rift that blocked access to liquidity in Treasury securities.