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 February 2009
Offers ContraTargeting encryption technology for buy-side to control information leakage
Traditional block crossing networks lost volume to the algo-friendly broker- and market maker-owned dark pools in 2008.
Amid the current market uncertainty, buy-side traders are rethinking their use of block crossing networks, instead slicing up orders to minimize the risk posed by volatile prices and leaning on the expertise of sales traders.
U.S. electronic futures market also migrates to Chicago-based data center.
Friday night, ABC's 20/20 aired an investigative report on Bernard Madoff that showed the former financier under house arrest in his luxurious apartment working on his Apple Macintosh computer and drinking a beer.
Taps former Dow Jones Index executive to grow the business in this sector.
Hedge fund moves off of in-house spreadsheet applications to obtain real-time risk controls.
Clearing volumes reflect rise in trades on the Turquose platform.
Benchmark tracks the performance of European companies participating in government sponsored relief programs.
South Africa's leading exchange taps low-latency technology to distribute its data.
Customized strategy enables buy-side to deal with huge volatility, dispersed liquidity and widening spreads.
Association backs central counterparty for clearing, but rejects exchange execution platforms.
Latest version of data compression technology offers efficiency gains and compatibility for use with FIX.
TradingScreen to become key distributor for Nomura's global buy-side client base following its 2008 acquisition of Lehman.
Wenta will track strategic initiatives to drive bottom-line results.
So not only did Merkin not disclose to Ariel investors like NYU that he was taking investment advice from Teichner, but he didn't listen to Teichner's advice, who warned it was unlikely that Madoff could have generated those returns.
Volume soars with Enhanced Liquidity Provider Program tapping dark pools.
The bank must have had a lot of confidence in the trader's group, which in early 2008 was at the top of its game and had $30 billion in positions and $10 billion in capital, reportedly.
The UK's financial services regulator is turning its focus to internal dark pools operated by investment banks, weighing whether they should be classified as MTFs under MiFID.
NYBX can aggregate block liquidity across multiple price points.
Anticipating a data explosion in Europe, Chi-X Europe, BATS Europe and Nasdaq OMX Europe are tapping Reliance Globalcom's extranet for low-latency connectivity to serve high-frequency and algo traders.
Two big items are the written code of ethics and an annual compliance review.