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 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 2011

Big Data: The Next New Thing?

Venture capitalists are investing in "Big Data" companies with analytic platforms, but hasn't Wall Street been doing this for 20 years?

A New Beauty Contest for Hedge Funds

A study by PerTrac finds that size and age matter in the performance of hedge funds where two years old and less than $100 million in AUM is key.

Bloomberg Rolls Out Derivatives Platform

Bloomberg has launched ALLQ, the first commingled platform for OTC derivatives trading, which it says is the foundation for building a swap execution facility under Dodd-Frank.

CTO Lawrence Campbell Leads Tech Charge at ISE

As the first all-electronic options exchange, the ISE was built on technology. Since the beginning, CTO Lawrence Campbell has been leading the charge, and along the way, he's been making friends at home and abroad.

State Street to Acquire Pulse Trading

Financial services giant snatches up Pulse's block trading and blotter sweeping technology, thereby expanding the number of execution venues open to its institutional clients.

DTCC Partners with Clearstream

Both companies plan to combine DTCC Loan/SERV and Clearstream collateral management to leverage loans as collateral.

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