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 2009
A 2009 global survey of investment management risk carried out by
SimCorp Strategy Lab revealed that the risk function has lost status in the reporting hierarchy.
Nordic MTF will rely on TNS's extranet to support the flow of orders and market data between the MTF and its trading participants.
Proprietary trading firm TM3 Capital launched an online trading community that reaches out to active traders and shares its positions with subscribers.
Acquisition of investment education firm will bring in thousands of potential optionsXpress customers, says online options and futures broker.
BT Japan taps Hitachi to sell its trading systems and turrets in world's four largest market.
Pipeline expands into options asset class as usage grows among institutions.
Average order sizes climbed to over 1.7 million shares, block trading venue reports.
The algo is designed for portfolio and quantitative traders who want to manage risk.
MTF and trading participants use CorvilClear to measure inter-party latency throughout infrastructure.
Baikal Picks Fidessa to Develop Smart Order Router
With the proliferation of alternative trading venues in Europe, industry observers expect consolidation among the new multilateral trading facilities.
Buy-side traders, struggling with transparency and best execution in a post-MiFID world, call for a consolidated tape as MTFs fragment liquidity and market data.
While some degree of consolidation was expected, the recent experience of Turquoise has caused some observers to move up their timetable for consolidation.
The bank will place electronic trading equipment at ASX data center to enable high-speed data delivery back to clients.
Concannon had a key role in re-building Nasdaq's market share against other electronic competitors.
NYFIX Euro Millennium is changing its algorithm for matching stocks in response to meetings with the UK's FSA.
BATS is lowering its routing fee to major exchanges on April 15, in reaction to Nasdaq price increase for removing liquidity.
Activity from corporations and financial institutions more than offset the contraction among hedge funds.
Uses multi-core machine to process market data on same box as high speed trading applications.
New GL Net hub expands access to BM&F Bovespa for international investors.
In current financial crisis, investors want transparent way to analyze sovereign bonds.
With the barriers to entry falling and many new MTFs trading Pan- European securities, as a technology vendor, Fidessa had to figure out which ones to connect to.
The deal will help Beacon clients locate difficult-to-find securities in less-liquid fixed-income securities.