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 October 2009
Standardized derivatives should trade on regulated exchanges and clear centrally, states CFA's letter, citing investor group's report.
US institutional brokerage team exits Van der Moolen Group to join Direct Access Partners, citing access to multiple asset classes and prime brokerage.
Tonight, mortgage traders and other fixed income professionals who play in Wall Street bands are hoping to have fun and raise a ton of money.
Check out the amazing work that global electronic marketplace Liquidnet is doing in Rwanda to help traumatized orphans caught in the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
G2 hires HighRoad's founder to add solid fund administrator and fund accounting consulting services to its practice.
Bernard Madoff's billionaire friend Jeffry Picower, who was found dead at the bottom of a pool on Sunday at his Palm Beach mansion, was the biggest beneficiary of the Madoff scam,
Lime will tap Marketcetera's open-source software platform to enable rapid implementation of new equities trading strategies.
High-frequency trading firms are recruiting programmers and other tech talent. But some prefer Google and Microsoft alumni to Wall Street veterans.
Malaysian brokerage firm utilizes SunGard's GL Net to trade directly on Malaysia's derivatives exchange.
New platform expands capabilities for retail investors, broker-dealers and
advisers to trade international stocks and exchange foreign currencies.
Platform expands capabilities for retail investors, broker-dealers and
While in the case of Canadian equities we're seeing a push to provide a consolidated data feed from all the various Canadian equity ATS and marketplaces, in the options world, traders already have the consolidated feed and want specialized, direct feeds from each venue.
New York Times Reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin discussed his new book "Too Big To Fail" with CNBC today in which he discloses some behind-the-scenes conversations that took place at Goldman Sachs and at Lehman
Teams up with Options IT to power the new market data offering aimed at high frequency trading environments.
It's first to offer microsecond access to direct feed of SBI Japannext alternative trading venue, said Thomson Reuters.
Worden Brothers' www.FreeStockCharts.com automatically tracks positions of TD Ameritrade customers in real time.
Plans to launch new price/size priority model in 2010, using license acquired from PHLX.
Poll found that over 70 percent of buy-and sell-side attendees felt regulators are behind the curve in understanding implications of HFT.
Fixed-income broker-dealer uses CodeStreet's Teamwork hosted service for fixed income sales and trading, and wants to help firm expand into broad array of asset classes.
Direct Edge to use Exegy's Exchange Connect appliance to accelerate its view of away markets and speed up its routing solution.
BlackRock's analytics and pricing models are so well respected that the firm made a business of them. Now the federal government is one of its top customers.
New Hire boosts expertise of BTIG's global fixed income group across the credit spectrum.
Broker signs deal wtih Corvil to monitor market data plants and order execution traffic to gain visibility into inter-party latency.
Fund administrator to use ComplianceTrak software for alternative investment industry clients.
ConvergEx says Cogent's research valuation and broker vote software are a natural fit with its commission management busine
Cogent''s research valuation and broker vote software are a natural fit with ConvergEx's commission management business.
Global asset manager will house critical operations infrastructure in Switch and Data's northeastern U.S. site.
Early on, Fidelity recognized the value of providing customers with a complete mobile offering, and chief wireless officer Joseph Ferra is committed to creating the best user experience possible.
Data warehouse toolkiit delivers middle-office functions for a complex multi-strategy, multi-counterparty and multi-asset environment.
BLX will pool and consolidate small orders from multiple parties into block-size trades faster than peer-to-peer systems, contends Instinet.
Lured by the promise of bigger paydays, many high-profile bulge-bracket traders and exchange executives are making the jump to high-frequency trading shops.
TSE's advanced options trading system is based on Liffe Connect, which improves order processing response to 6 milliseconds.
dbFX uses social media sites like YouTube, FaceBook and Linkedin to entice FX traders with how to video tutorials.
With all the talk about Bank of America's controversial CEO Ken Lewis announcing that he will step down at the end of the year, media outlets are speculating on the succession race.
NYSE Euronext taps Cerutti as both deputy CEO and global head of technology, also overseeing its competitive position in Europe.