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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 April 2007

Pipeline Develops Prediction Engine for Switching Traders into the Best Performing Algorithm

After expelling third-party algorithms one month ago from passing through its block market, Pipeline Trading Systems LLC has invented a method of predicting the performance of third-party algorithms that its customers can still access through DMA platforms. On Friday, Pipeline said it has created an Algorithm Switching Engine that is able to predict the performance of third-party algorithmic trading strategies and offer these algorithm

Fidessa's Acquisition of Latent Zero Means Synergies for Buy and Sell Side

With more multi-asset trading on the horizon and buy-side firms clamoring for streamlined integration of OMSs and EMSs, London-based royalblue group, the company behind Fidessa, has agreed to acquire LatentZero, a provider of buy-side order management systems, for $125 million. According to Fidessa CEO Mark Ames, the reason for the acquisition is that " LatentZero offered us a unique opportu

ACTIV Financial Acclerates its Ticker Plant Technology

As the industry struggles with increasing data message rates with no end in sight, market data technology providers are searching for alternative solutions to the current method of throwing more boxes at the problem. Two weeks ago, ACTIV Financial, an aggregator of data feeds and low-latency direct-exchange feed technology, announced that it's porting, its next generation market data ticker plant solution, directly onto silicon.

UNX Provides Access to Algo Tools Via IM

Buy-side traders who use instant messaging to communicate with and route order flow to the sell-side community now can use IM to sweep crossing networks and dark pools.

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