Wall Street & Technology is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

 Ivy Schmerken

Profile of Ivy Schmerken

Editor at Large
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 2629
Posts: 638

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 September 2006

ATS Epidemic

Ivy Schmerken, Wall Street & Technology I was surprised to learn that the sell-side community is funding yet another round of ATSs after investing in regional exchanges and turning their own internalization engines into SEC-registered crossing networks. In case you haven't heard, this week Wall Street firms unveiled plans to launch two different electronic matching initiatives - begging the question, do we need another ATS?

CME Revamps Market Data Packages and Pricing

Ivy Schmerken, Wall Street & Technology CME is revamping the future exchange's market data packages. Starting on Jan. 1, 2007, all distribution of CME market data will be repackaged to include market-depth-data, according to the exchange's release.

Time to Swap Your OMS?

Mention Regulation NMS and order management system (OMS) in the same breath, and technology suppliers will seize the opportunity to explain that firms on the buy and sell sides need new functionality to compete in a more-automated trading environment.

Liquidity Hunters

With so many electronic trading venues emerging under Reg NMS, monitoring market structure is turning into a full-time job.

ITG's Smart Hire: Raymond Killian Picks Bob Gasser

By Ivy Schmerken, Wall Street & Technology Finally finding a successor to its visionary founder and tireless leader Raymond Killian, Investment Technology Group named Robert (Bob) Gasser, former CEO of NYFIX Inc., as its new president and CEO, starting Oct. 4. In a conference call with analysts and media on Monday, Killian, 69, said he would remain in his role as chairman of the board and devote

NYSE Group Invests in Marco Polo Network

By Ivy Schmerken, Wall Street & Technology Looking at fast growth in less developed markets, NYSE Group has acquired an equity stake in Marco Polo Network Inc.(MPN), an electronic platform providing connectivity and order routing to equities and derivatives listed on emerging market exchanges. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Register for Wall Street & Technology Newsletters
Exclusive: Inside the GETCO Execution Services Trading Floor
Exclusive: Inside the GETCO Execution Services Trading Floor
Advanced Trading takes you on an exclusive tour of the New York trading floor of GETCO Execution Services, the solutions arm of GETCO.