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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 November 2013

Tweaking Reg SCI, 5 Points of Contention

The SEC’s proposed Regulation SCI is intended to protect market technology from outages and technical glitches. But industry commentators contend the rule doesn’t include all market participants and underestimates the implementation costs. Here are five areas that market participants would like to change.

CFTC Shakes Up the SEFs' View of Impartial Access

Yesterday, CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler told SEFs that their trading platforms could no longer be just dealer-to-dealer or dealer-to-customer, and must be open to all market participants.

ICAP and Interactive Data Collaborate on OTC Data

A broad spectrum of ICAP's OTC data in interest rate derivatives, fixed income, foreign exchange and energy markets will be made available through Interactive Data's consolidated feed to support pre-and post-trade analysis.

Allston Adds Trading Teams in Chicago, Opens NY Office

Allston Holdings, parent of leading high-frequency market maker Allston Trading, launched new commodities and energy teams in Chicago, and recruited talent for its New York office as part of a growth strategy.

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