Profile of Ivy SchmerkenEditor 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 August 2013
In a summary of findings, Nasdaq OMX said it received more than 20 connect and disconnect sequences from NYSE Arca, which consumed capacity on its SIP that triggered more problems.
With the acquisition of NYSE Euronext set to close soon, InterContinental Exchange is reviewing the multifaceted business of NYSE Technologies, leading to industry speculation on what ICE will do with the technology group.
Global exchange operators are diversifying into new technology-related businesses such as licensing their market technology, selling compliance and risk management services, and cloud-based infrastructure to generate more predictable revenue streams away from trading businesses.
Observers say the three-hour trading halt impacting Nasdaq securities last week points to market complexity of operating 13 stock exchanges, while ignoring the market data infrastructure.
A deal to combine BATS Global Markets with Direct Edge Holdings would put pressure on Nasdaq, according to an expert.
The London-based firm said its cloud-based OTC derivatives collateral management platform is a fraction of the cost of traditional systems.
The equity trading venue inked a deal with Goldman Sach's spin-off REDI Global Technologies, to land a spot on the coveted REDIPlus EMS.
San Francisco-based broker dealer is expanding to fill a void in the professional trading and mid-size hedge fund market.
Even with trading volumes below their peak, colocation brings in recurring revenues for exchange data centers, and like a mall, customers are likely to do more trading.
Wall Street & Technology presents the visionary thinkers whose innovations helped transform Wall Street -- for better or worse -- over the past decade.
US exchange operator Direct Edge sent a letter to Brazilian regulator CVM as another step toward launching competition between multiple trading platforms.
On the heels of last week's outage, BATS Global Markets said Spectrum Equity and TA Associates acquired a minority stake in the exchange operator.
The investment giant released a preview of Fidelity Market Monitor for Google Glass to explore the potential for wearable computing.
Concerns about fairness and violating media lockups surround Need to Know News, a data service for high speed traders.
While systems issues at BATS and Direct Edge briefly interrupted trading, it shows that electronic exchanges can quickly shift orders to rival exchanges.
Buy-side clients of Credit Suisse will gain access to trueEX's automated interest rate platform for compliance with new derivatives regulations.
As a natural extension of its FXGrid platform, Integral applied to launch a SEF in compliance with the Dodd-Frank derivatives reforms.