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 Ivy Schmerken

Profile of Ivy Schmerken

Editor 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 2011

Northern Trust Names New CTO

Scott Murray joins Northern Trust from JPMorgan Chase as part of a restructuring of Operations & Technology.

Raymond James Chooses Rapid Addition

The broker is using Rapid Addition's FIX technology to extend Microsoft's BizTalk middleware for TRACE reporting of mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities to FINRA.

DTCC Confirms Normal Operations

Despite the impact of Hurricane Irene on the east coast, DTCC said deadlines for clearing fund, settlement and other processes will be as usual, except for certificate-based services.

NYSE Gears Up for Hurricane Irene

With hurricane Irene threatening to strike New York City on Sunday, the U.S. stock exchange has contingency plans, but still plans to open on Monday.

Mexican Broker Implements FIX Flyer

Actinver Grupo Financiero is using Fix Flyer's engine for routing client orders to the Bolsa Mexicana de Valores as well as Daytona Monitoring to measure latency of FIX sessions with all counterparties.

Fincad Forms Counsel of Advisors

The counsel will provide the derivatives software company with guidance on corporate strategy, product direction and market positioning.

SEC's Document Disposal Policy in Disarray

The agency was illegally destroying files and documents pertaining to preliminary investigations of notorious characters such as Bernard Madoff and Wall Street firms.

Did Buy-Side Bond Trader Steal Secrets?

Jeffrey Gundlach, a well known bond trader, is confronting his former employer TCW over allegations that he stole data and fixed income trading software.

BondDesk Names Kim Bang as CEO

Hires the former CEO of Bloomberg Tradebook to drive technological change in the retail fixed-income space.

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