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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 November 2010

Securing Your Trading Network

Cybersecurity is top of mind at financial firms, which are vulnerable to rogue traders, hackers and other forms of unauthorized access.

CQG Adds Connectivity to GovEx

Offers U.S. Treasury traders access to Currenex's (GovEx) fixed income platform combined with CQG's server-side order management.

Everyone Wants to Start An SEF

Debate rages over what is a swap execution facility, but even as regulators craft the rules, there are many contenders.

Are There Too Many Exchanges?

The stock exchanges continue to roll out new equity trading platforms, arguing that competition drives innovation. But some traders, fearing increased fragmentation, are calling for a moratorium on new exchanges.

The SEC Agenda: Hurry Up And Wait

Throughout the financial crisis, the SEC has identified a host of equity market structure issues that are critical to ensuring safe and fair trading. But, already burdened by enacting the Dodd-Frank financial reform act, the regulator isn't likely to enact any new rules too quickly.

SunGard Launches Ultra Low Latency DMA for Europe

SunGard's Valdi Execution Services caters to high-velocity traders executing across Pan European equity markets, providing a broker-managed solution that includes clearance and settlement.

NSX Partners with Sidera Networks

NSX and Sidera announce Exchange in a Box, a new fiber-option-based network solution, allowing customers to connect with NSX in the New York Metro region at a reduced cost, in microseconds.

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