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 2006
As rumors fly over potential takeover targets, there's no doubt that the global exchange scene is ripe for consolidation.
Buy-side traders are adopting more-sophisticated tools to measure execution quality and rank their brokers. The question remains: Do the top-ranked brokers receive the most order flow, or does the relationship reign supreme?
In a move to take its direct-market-access business to the next level, RedSky Financial, a Chicago-based broker-dealer specializing in multi-asset trading, hired Robert Fitzsimmons as CEO.
Interactive Brokers Group (IBG) named University of Texas graduate student Patrick Christmas the winner of its first annual electronic trading Olympiad.
By Ivy Schmerken, Wall Street & Technology
Roger Burkhardt, chief technology officer of the New York Stock Exchange, is no longer working at the exchange, confirms an NYSE spokesman.
An NYSE spokesman declined to comment on when Burkhardt left the NYSE, because it doesn't comment on personnel matters, but indicated it occurred recently.
However, one industry source learned of the news well over a month ago.
A spokesman declined to comment on who is taking over Burkhardt's responsibil