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 May 2009
In the coming months, the SEC will be examining sponsored access, dark pools and pre-trade order and quote messages, according to James Brigagliano, the SEC's co-acting director, division of trading and markets.
Backed by leading financial institutions, ELX is slated to operate in June of 2009 as an alternative to the mainstream futures marketplace.
NYSE Liffe will act as a central clearing counterparty for the London derivatives market through an agremement with LCH.Clearnet.
Non-displlayed order book will run in parallel to the existing Chi-X Pan European MTF.
Celebrities and athletes including Eli Manning, Michael J. Fox and Johnny Damon, came to the firm's trading floor to help raise money.
New DMA technology allows investors to install servers in the exchange's data center.
Exchange introduces concept of Deep Value 'microstrategies' to boost trading floor brokers' choice of automated capabilties.
Brokers will offer buy-side an online portal to aggregate CCA/CSA balances and pay research providers.
Hedge funds are expecting the government to create a systemic regulator and to require more regular reporting on counterparties and positions,according to consultant/systems integrator Howard Weinstein.
Derivatives exchange is on track to save $60 million following NYMEX acquisition.
Turquoise will begin operating TQ Channel in July, alongside its Pan Eurpean MTF.
Preferred equity trading partners must meet requirements for for execution, technology platforms, capital and performance.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner signaled that regulators would mandate more transparency into OTC derivatives products and force trading of credit default swaps onto exchanges.
Hedge fund manager selected Citadel for its solid technology and experienced team, according to Wolverine's president.
An expert in regulatory reporting, Bob Watson will head Brady's LME operations and settlement initiatives.
The highlight of the program is an exclusive interview with Michael Bienes, an early feeder for Madoff,starting in 1968.
WFE advocates principles-based regulatikons for short selling to maintain efficient and orderly markets.
Derivatives exchange forges closer relationships with open source community to communicate its needs.
The recession combined with access to a worldwide community of developers is driving capital markets firms to adopt open source technologies in increasing numbers.
Low latency messaging provider releases performance report focusing on persistent operation on commodity hardware.
Stock trading venue seeks exchange status as it launches a new trading technology platform.
With the Global Research Settlement expiring in July, and declining asset values on the buy-side, there is less money available to pay for independent research.
Nasdaq OMX said Pan European dark pool will accept non-block trades and internalized order types.
New schema for RIXML puts in place best practices around tagging investment research.
IIROC of Canada to use FIX Protocol for market surveillance and transaction reporting.
The new 'mini-prime' model demands real-time risk management and execution reports.
LeveL's low-cost, low-latency dark pool is now accessible through the multi-asset smart order routing and connectivity offering, which reaches over 350 destinations.
Citing growth in emerging markets debt, Knight adds to sales and trading staff.
Direct Edge said it ranked third among all U.S. equity markets, with 19 percent handled market share and 12.54 matched mararket share, respectively.
BATS Offers Rebate for Removing Liquidity via Dark Scan