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 Ivy Schmerken

Profile of Ivy Schmerken

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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 March 2003

Nasdaq Launches Liquidity Flags to Boost SuperMontageVolume

In a strategy to broaden participation in SuperMontage, Nasdaq implemented liquidity flags to help professional traders track their profits and losses from liquidity rebates and access charges in real-time. It's all part of move to win back market share from ECNs.

The Bond Market Association Gears Up for Emergency Trading

As the U.S. war begins with Iraq, The Bond Market Association is prepared to serve as a central-communications point for member firms and regulators. In case of an emergency, it will bring all parties together to focus on keeping the markets open.

Harborside+ Ups the Ante on Liquidity

Harborside+ reports that liquidity, trading volume and number of buy-and sell-side users has doubled over the last quarter. But, the hybrid equity-trading-system faces a tough fight against Liquidnet, it's main challenger.

Nasdaq Duels NYSE for Best Execution

Armed with new statistics, Nasdaq claims that its electronic, distributed market of dealers and ECNs can execute S&P 500 stocks faster and cheaper than the NYSE.

Fimat Deals Its Clients a New Hand

Fimat is testing an Internet-based dealing solution from Warsaw to Winnepeg, giving FX players an electronic-trading platform focused on one-stop shopping.

Girding for Grid

Financial institutions expand into derivatives and fixed income building complex, distributed-computing environments, networking high-end Unix servers to meet the needs of traders and risk managers

Advest Picks netDecide’s Wealth-Management Platform

The Advest Group has licensed netDecide's Web-based wealth-management platform, citing data integration with back-office client and position data as a key driver. Rollout to 525 financial advisers is slated to begin this June.

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