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 Ivy Schmerken

Profile of Ivy Schmerken

Editor 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 April 2013

After the Hash Crash: Worrying About the Next Glitch

After last week's Hash Crash, James Angel of Georgetown University told CNBC he's worried about the next glitch. Circuit breakers are in place, but he's not sure how they will react when the next stress hits.

Mandara Capital Deploys Tbrick's Hosted Trading Service

A hedge fund specialist in crude oil and derivatives, Mandara Capital chose Tbrick's futures trading platform, powered by S&P Capital IQ's Quantlink and QuantFeed, to improve speed and to support inhouse development.

FlexTrade Integrates EMS with OneMarketData

The integration with OneMarketData's single solution for complex event processing and tick data will enable users of FlexTrade's EMS to develop strategies based on real-time and historical data.

Bloomberg Unveils New Version of iPad App

A revised edition of Bloomberg Anywhere for iPad debuted today which includes access to Instant Bloomberg, advanced mobile charting and industry-specific dashboards.

So You Want to be a Billionaire?

Founders of iBillionaire are offering a free mobile app to track the equity holdings of Warren Buffet and hedge titans like David Tepper based pulling data from their SEC filings. But, is this misleading the masses?

MLK Embeds Risk Analytics from Portfolio Science

Hedge funds using MLK Solutions's data warehouse can access a customizable suite of integrated risk calculations from PortfolioScience across funds, portfolios, sub-portfolios, and individual positions.

Nasdaq OMX Enhances UltraFeed

Nasdaq OMX's UltraFeed now includes U.S. equity market depth data from Nasdaq, NYSE Euronext, Direct Edge and BATS exchanges combined into a single feed. .

David Stockman’s Rant on the Bubble Machine: Should You Ignore it?

Former Reagan budget director David Stockman blasts the Federal Reserve for being a bubble machine that has enriched speculators and Wall Street with its zero-interest rate policies, while doing nothing for Main Street, in an interview with Charlie Rose on Bloomberg TV.

Nasdaq's eSpeed Acquisition Gets Pro and Con Reactions

The exchange operator's plans to acquire the electronic trading platform for U.S. Treasury bonds and notes raised concerns with analysts at credit rating agencies. But the move will also diversify Nasdaq away from stocks into fixed income products.

Bloomberg PolarLake Adds Fitch Credit Ratings Data

Adding Fitch Data to Bloomberg PolarkLake's Enterprise Data Management Solution will give financial institutions an independent view of long-term credit risk to support risk management and regulatory reporting.

High Frequency Trading Loses Its Luster

With profits down due to lower volumes and declining volatility in U.S. stocks, high-frequency traders face growing pressure to find new markets and innovate when speed is not enough.

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