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 April 2014
News distributor PR Newswire has agreed to require customers to certify annually that the direct data feeds they receive will not be used for high frequency trading.
Based on its expertise in options microstructure, VOLEX is unveiling a high-speed liquidity sweep capability for traders known as Take Out.
A survey conducted by ConvergEx Group found that 70% of participants believe the US equity market isn't fair to all participants.
As Liquidnet expands into fixed income, Garrett will focus on integrating the pending acquisition of Vega Chi into its ATS technology.
Requiring brokers to provide more transparency into their stock order routing practices would give investors more information on where their trades are being executed.
Citi's Total Touch Price tool offers on-demand pricing for investors with large block orders in U.S. stocks, integrated into their execution workflow on the Bloomberg Professional Service.
ITG's Liquidity Metrics helps portfolio managers and traders to quickly understand trading costs on a daily basis by region and sector.
Traders agree that market structure and some complex order types are not benefiting investors.
Sussman will serve as a senior advisor on market structure issues in a global role, providing guidance to Liquidnet's community of buy-side members and clients.
Two-thirds of buy-side participants see the need for more timely and accurate data as the main driver for considering an integrated IBOR, according to a Charles River survey
TradeStation and Interactive Brokers said they will offer Brad Katsuyama's IEX as an execution venue to investors, while Charles Schwab spoke out against HFT this week.
UBS partnered with Lab 49 to develop Neo, a multi-asset platform that provides services to clients and routes to other venues.
Author Michael Lewis told "60 Minutes" that the computerized, high-frequency stock market is rigged, sending Wall Street into a tizzy.