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 December 2010
ITG maintained that Liquidnet's '834 patent was invalid and obtained by inequitable conduct due to failure to disclose the Harborside system.
Industry players are jockeying for position to compete as Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs). But regulators are still writing the rules.
The top U.S. futures regulator has tapped Dr. Andrei Kirilenko to advise it on dealing with high frequency and algorithmic trading.
To boost profits and curb the risk-taking, some Wall Street firms are giving nothing but zeros to mid level traders and back-office staff.
The provider of scale-out computing fabrics for data centers stands to earn $17 million in licensing frees through 2012 from the IBM contract.
The deal will make Brady the largest European-provider of trading and risk solutions to the global commodity and European energy markets, the company says.
The service acts as a central communications hub for transmitting cost basis information among broker/dealers, transfer agents, issuers, mutual funds and custodian banks.
Liquidnet is working with UNX's Catalyst EMS to create more real-time interaction with its block liquidity.
With EMS consolidation on the horizon, ConvergEx snatches up RealTick and looks to expand its multi-broker network globally.
The colocated platform is designed to put the buy side on a level playing field with high frequency trading shops.
The Machine Lite allows investment advisors to build customized portfolios of multiple strategies, including ETF strategies.
The online foreign exchange platform operator offered 9 million of common stock to the public today at $9 per share.
ELX inks new FCM relationship to boost its reputation as a competitive alternative in electronic futures trading.
Nomura is now receiving orders from Instinet that go directly into crossing network NX in Hong Kong.
With acquisition, ITG boosts its offering of single ticket clearing for institutions doing algorithmic trading across multiple venues.
White was tapped for his success in growing Barclays Capital's DMM business on the NYSE as well as in building option trading platforms.
The new 4.0 integrates sophisticated functionality and liquidity with acquisition of Citi's LavaFX.
Brazilian broker will tap SunGard 's Valdi, Valdi OMS, Liquidity Services and GL Selector to manage execution, trading and risk from a single platform.
The financial data powerhouse taps the former DTCC and Omgeo executives for senior roles in its enterprise division.
The buy side should look to algorithmic providers that mimic high frequency traders, according to Tabb analyst Cheyenne Morgan, report's author.
The global market maker hires veteran options industry executive to focus on its relationships with exchanges, trading platforms and business development.
The fully automated limit-order service allows clients to buy or sell government bonds or interest rate swaps when a certain price is reached in the market.
Hegarty left DTCC to take a new position as TR's global head of market structure and to oversee Elektron, the firm's financial markets ecosystem.
Expert research networks are being accused of passing non-public material information to hedge funds and mutual fund companies.
Buy-side subscribers to its RedAlerts research product can view, access and enter research on their investments and ideas from anywhere.
Proximity to NYSE Liffe system in Basedon, gives ultra-low latency traders an edge in spread trading, contends CQG.
Since the Flash Crash on May 6, high-frequency traders face a raft of potential new rules, including market maker obligations, taxes on canceled orders and even colocation restrictions.
As a broker-neutral platform, Bloomberg is helping the buy side to analyze the performance of their traders, brokers and their algos.
Clients including TCW, State Street Global Advisors and Pimco chose a variety of StatPro's products related to its financial analytics platform and evaluated pricing service.
Offers connectivity to each of the six major CCPs currently accepting OTC derivatives trades.
Lowers infrastructure costs for hedge funds and asset managers facing constraints on infrastructure and IT budgets.