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 2010
Conybear will head up operations for Penson's clearing, settlement and execution services subsidiary in London.
The Exegy Ticker Plant driving the MarketDataPeaks.com web site hit over 3.2 million messages per second on June 29th, surpassing 2.8 million mps reached during the May 6th flash crash.
In April, ITG voluntarily dismissed its counterclaim against Liquidnet for tortious interference with prospective business relations, according to Liquidnet.
Exchanges and clearinghouses could win big under the new derivatives regs, but large banks and brokers that own FCMs will play a role in the pecking order.
Top dealer in ADRs will use Fidessa's network to provide trade and execution services in Latin American region.
Allows hedge funds to create, test and deploy large algorithmic pairs trading strategies.
SIFMA President cites key provisions, including systemic risk regulator, resolution authority and fiduciary standard for retail investors, but warns of "profound effect" on cost structure of financial services firms.
Prime brokers and executing brokers use Swift Accord for matching of equity and fixed income trades from global hedge fund community.
J.P. Morgan to provide collateral management agency services for
the cash and securities that firms use to collateralize derivatives transactions.
Firms leverage an integrated platform for tick data, analytics and complex event processing without requiring disparate systems.
Selects Options IT to power the new offering within its Options PIPE Momentum managed hosting service.
Utilizes the platform for its portfolio management, trading and compliance needs.
Integrates real-time and historical market data to support quantitative strategy development.
New version includes order routing via FIX to execution platforms as well as compliance functionality.
An arm of the Futures Industry Association, taps Overdahl, former chief economist with SEC and CFTC, to articulate the role of principal traders to policy makers and the public.
Clients will have electronic access to trade cash US Treasuries directly with Credit Suisse's market making desk in fixed income.
The money manager cited Portware's FX liquidity aggregation features and integration with Traiana Harmony's network for post-trade processing.
Sets up online self-service billing facility for NYSE Euronext's U.S. equities and options members to check daily balances, historical data and trade-by-trade detail.
Global macro hedge fund will use Alphacet Discovery's graphical user interface and real-time interactive dashboard to monitor strategies.
Credit Suisse cites speed and ease of deployment of algos into UNX's EMS with ability to add broker customizable content and updetes.
Seventy-Five percent of respondents said HFT is sub-second, up from 61 percent last year.
With lawmakers hammering out the final phase of financial reform impacting the nation's major banks, executive compensation is back in the headlines.
With high-frequency trading firms changing foreign exchange market dynamics, CalPERS is studying tick data to develop active, intraday currency strategies.
Integrates positions, exposures and returns through a single view of risk measurement.
Introducing broker Colagrossi Futures plans to utilize the desk for global execution and managed futures.
Deal enables Markit to utilize Wall Street On Demand's web site hosting, design, development and reporting tools.
Boosts performance of order executions in micro-seconds for ATS, making Omega ATS one of the lowest latency trading venues in Canada.
Tuthill's will spearhead efforts to provide liquidity to the corporate and private equity communitiies seeking alternatives to the traditional model.
With growth in the prime brokerage and retail FX space, sell-side firms are seeking scalable, real-time margin platforms across FX and futures.
European dark pool created by NYSE Euronext said it's now the third largest dark MTF offering in Europe overall.
Joins Baird's principal trading desk in Stamford office, from prior role at UBS Investment Bank, where he was head of healthcare trading pod.
ALGO DATA offers raw, normalized and consolidated market data feeds from all major European and US equities trading venues.