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 2010
Subsidiary of Tradeweb owned by large banks takes aim at ICAP and BGC Partners.
New trading analytics platform addresses the challenges of 'impact costs' in a high-speed, high frequency driven trading market.
Markit said extension of Portfolio Valuations service to structured products is in response to client demand.
Amsterdam-based trading firm choses Orc's platform for market making in listed equity and index options.
Looks to accelerate build-out of multi-asset trading through its Catalyst EMS and portal to integrate services and tools for buy side.
Firm will deploy the high performance FIX engine and monitoring platform to manage client's order flow and for routing to Bolsa Mexicana.
The new service aggregates liquidity across multiple cash equity and options markets into single blocks.
Columbian exchange will use Greenline's VeriFIX to test multiple counterparties, and to support a variety of FIX testing needs to strengthen its trading infrastructure.
In a CNBC video, Joe Mecane, NYSE EVP reacts to the pilot-5-minute circuit breakers and the SEC-CFTC's draft report on what caused the flash crash.
Panopticon's visual interface will interact with Sybase RAP-The Trading Editionl as well Aleri's CEP engine for fast analysis of historical and real-time data.
Jeff Wecker, CEO of Lime Brokerage, defends HFT and argues the trading strategy adds liquidity and brings efficiency to the markets.
Bringing a fresh approach to the research model, Liquidnet is hosting its third forum this year on mobile marketing and advertising.
Stonebridge is utilizing the Flyer Trading Network for real-time trading and intraday account allocations.
Incubator of high frequency algo trading teams hires a senior strategy engineer and a senior developer.
The fixed income investment manager partnered with Calpyso to build an asset allocation and portfolio construction application based on the Galapagas technology platform.
Fidessa is certified to provide member firms with access to the Santiago Stock Exchange, in preparation for major matching engine upgrade.
U.K.-based training company in securities finance, hedge funds and collateral management, hires McKeown to expand into North American market.
The precise cause of last Thursday's 20-minute 'flash crash' is still a mystery to most people on Wall Street and Main Street.
The algorithm can execute baskets containing any mix of stocks and equity index futures.
Portuguese banking group expects to save 35 percent in back-office/administrative costs and reduce operational risk.
New version of research management software allows for customization investment workflows, data integration from multiple sources and improved filtering.
NYSE Euronext intends to begin clearing for its European securities and derivatives markets from late 2012.
Incubator for high frequency algorithmic trading teams implements data center in Tokyo.
Uses hosted-solution for order management, compliance engine and built-in algorithms.
Was it a "fat finger" error by a trader, a rogue algorithm or a nervous reaction to the Greece-European debt crisis that caused the stock market meltdown yesterday?
One question that boggles the mind is why the rating agencies are being allowed to get away with cloaking sub-prime debt in triple A-ratings?
The portal integrates all asset classes into a single environment, and was built with Microsoft Silverlight to enhance the user experience.
With Advent's client base in Asia doubling over the past 12 months, the new office will service users of Geneva as well as Tamale RMS.
With Advent's client base in Asia doubling in past 12 months, the office will support clients who depend on Geneva and Tamale RMS in the egion.
CME plans to deliver new OTC data services, initially focusing on credit default swaps and energy products, via the on-demand platform.
The new offering quantifies and evaluates foreign exchange trades versus several benchmarks.
Taps algorithmic news veteran from Thomson Reuters to build out sales network for machine-readable data platform.