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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 June 2012

Zeptonics Cuts Latency to Five Nanoseconds

An Australian trading technology startup demoed Zeptolink, a network device at SIFMA, this week that achieved latencies of about five nanoseconds, beating conventional data center switches.

Lime Brokerage Partners with NovaSparks

Wedbush's Lime Brokerage teamed with NovaSparks to offer an FPGA-based ultra-low latency market data service as part of its new buy-side infrastructure.

Dimon Shines At Senate Hearings

No fireworks, no smoking gun - just a smooth Jamie Dimon before some Senators who clearly don't understand Wall Street.

JP Morgan Knew London Traders Were A Problem

Despite his sterling reputation for risk management, JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon tolerated risky trades, loose limits and changes in its VaR out of the London chief investment office.

Getco's Chief Technology Officer Departs

Michael Rauchman who served as CTO of Getco since 2010, has left electronic trading firm following a leadership change in February under CEO Daniel Coleman.

Banks Still Struggle with Data Management — Capco Survey

Only 19 percent of bank CIOs described their information management program as “thriving,” while two-thirds said it was just "surviving" and 14 percent described it as "stumbling", reports the survey, which also found that investment is underfunded.

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