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 October 2011
Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and J.P. Morgan are using AcadiaSoft's online community for margin automation in the OTC derivatives market.
GETMatched crosses brokers’ orders with passive flow from GETCO’s European market-making operation.
New trading venture will offer a central limit order book for swaps and OTC cleared derivatives in Q4 2011.
As a journalist who wrote about Pipeline many times over the past 7 years, I can’t believe the firm would deceive its clients about how and where it was executing trades.
Todd Hurlbut of Everett Capital Management uses algorithms and dark pools to cope with volatility in equities and alternative asset classes. Find out what this buy side trader thinks of HFT.
Options exchanges are going after market share by upgrading their trading platforms and moving to third-party data centers -- all in the name of lower latency.
As the markets continue their wild gyrations, regulators continue to struggle with high-frequency trading's role in the volatility and with how to stabilize the markets.
JP Morgan revamped its algorithms, aggregated internal liquidty and hired quants on a global scale to win the buy side's electronic trading business.
Relying on algorithmic trading and dark pools, Todd Hurlbut of Everett Capital Management executes cash equities trades while trading futures across multiple asset classes. But what does this low-latency trader think about high frequency liquidity?
Equinix sets up online community for companies to search for partners ranging from network connectivity to private clouds to alternative trading systems.
Hedge fund manager looks to expand its business into macro-global multi-strategies for private clients.
The UK Competition Commission provisionally concluded that customers have the power to prevent the merged company from raising trading fees or worseing service.
Extreme volatility and macroeconomic uncertainty are driving the buy side into alternative investments. But firms are using options to boost returns, not just hedge positions.
The network upgrade serves high frequency/low latency traders with strategies in London going direct to Nasdaq OMX in Stockholm and Xetra/Eurex in Equinix's Frankfurt data center.
The veil of secrecy has caused a problem for hedge funds and led to Dodd Frank, says an AT Summit panelist.
ConvergEx is offering Spectrum, a new algo, to help portfolio managers precisely manage risk and cash balances, while executing in domestic dark venues.
The derivatives exchange operator will offer colocation services to high speed trading customers out of its own 428,000 sq. foot data center in Aurora, Ill.
Partners with Quodd Financial Information Services to deliver a feed that combines equities, options futures and index data into a single stream.
The MTF for European bonds will operate as a foreign exchange in Switzerland.
While the popularity of alternative asset classes, ranging from equity options to currency and gold futures, has been growing for several years, participation in alternatives among asset managers and retail investors has skyrocketed this year as traders have sought to cushion their portfolios against the zigzagging stock market or, conversely, to make bets on the volatility.
Enterprise software provider of high performance trading solutions says it's no longer operating under the radar.
Electronic trading activity spiked, as clients began to prepare for regulatory compliance, say Tradeweb.