Profile of Ivy SchmerkenEditor 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 2011
Although $200 million in cash from MF Global has surfaced at JP Morgan in Britain, customers may never see the money.
The addition of BNP Paribas and Merrill Lynch boosts liquidity for buy side customers using TradingScreen's FX liquidity network.
ION Trading has until Dec. 26 to make a cash offer for the trading software house, which is owed substantial revenues by MF Global.
Focusing on capital markets, IPC Systems is launching Connexus, a cloud-based shared infrsatructure, offfering data connectivity services and applications to buy and sell side firms.
After MF Global's trustee announced that $1.2 billion in customer funds are missing from the bankrupt MF Global, Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts is calling for the company's CEO Jon Corzine to testify before a Senate agricultural committee.
Fidelity Investments is offering two algorithmic trading strategiesto its most active trader clients, placing them on a more level playing field with institutions.
Following a management shakeup, Pipeline acknowledges that buy-side customers are not comfortable trading in the Block Market ATS as long as Milstream, the controversial trading affiliate, is given access.
After settling SEC charges over its dark pool violations, Pipeline tapped a former Liquidnet executive. But can the firm bounce back after lying to its buy-side customers?
Trust in dark pools takes a hit as the SEC charges Pipeline with filling customer orders via an affiliated trading entity rather than by matching them against other customer orders, as advertised.
PDQ ATS offers an electronic auction market with a 20 millisecond pause, arguing that a slowdown benefits liquidity.
SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro told CNBC that MF Global collapsed because it made bad decisions. But how did regulators not see its exposures or excessive leverage?
The global financial information provider, known for derivaiives valuations and trade processing, is looking to enter the equities trade analytics business with QSG.
This is the 75th equity market offered by the Autobahn equity business, which the bank said, underscores its commitment to electronic emerging markets.