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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 January 2013

The Hedge Fund Transparency Challenge

1/31/2013
As hedge funds face an onslaught of financial regulations and data reporting requirements from regulators and investors, they're scrambling to aggregate data and calculate risk metrics.

Buy Side Needs to Assess Readiness for Derivatives Regs

1/28/2013
With mandatory clearing of derivatives set to begin on March 13, Woodbine Associates provides a checklist for buy-side firms to assess their readiness for new derivatives regulations, including clearing, execution venues and pre-trade analysis.

The Kyte Group Goes Live with AlgoSpan

1/28/2013
Futures commission merchant The Kite Group is tapping AlgoSpan for low-latency infrastructure and access to European exchanges/MTFs, to meet the demands of HFT clients and hedge funds.

ConvergEx to Sell OMS/EMS Platforms to TPG Capital

1/23/2013
The brokerage firm signed a definitive agreement to sell its popular software business consisting mainly of Eze Castle Software and RealTick to a private equity firm, TPG Capital, which will "create two optimal businesses," the company said.

Another Technical Issue From BATS Rattles Confidence

1/10/2013
Yesterday, BATS Global Markets notified clients that hundreds of thousands of transactions may have been executed at inferior prices, raising concerns about the resiliency of computerized trading.

Celoxica Launches Futures Trading Platform

1/4/2013
Based on FPGAs, Celoxica released a low-latency platform for futures traders seeking to capitalize on short-term price disparities on CME/ICE and Liffe/Eurex.

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