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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 September 2010

SocGen Joins SmartPool

SmartPool welcomed SocGen as the latest member to join the European dark pool, and set record in September for dark trading of French CAC40 stocks.

UNX Upgrades Catalyst EMS

Adds support for international equity trading in Europe, Canada and Latin America as well as trade analytics from Goldman Sachs and QSG.

Equinix Partners with Bloomberg

Will provide colocation, connectivity and interconnection services for Bloomberg data services and Bloomberg Tradebook.

Pipeline Partners with IRC Securities

Buy-side clients of IRC Securities will be able to generate research credits for independent research by trading through Pipeline's Algorithmic Switching Engine.

Regulatory Systems: Will Their Steep Cost Outweigh Any Benefits?

Wall Street is evolving, seeking to reinvent itself following the financial crisis. Apparently, the metamorphosis will include building information systems that provide transparency into hidden balance sheets and create audit trails of high-frequency trading activity - at a cost of billions of dollars.

Diverging Opinions Over OMS/EMS Integration

We have been writing about the debate over integrating the order management and execution management systems for the past five years. And still the issue is unresolved.

Was Cyberwarfare the Cause of the Flash Crash?

The clues to the causes of the mysterious May 6 flash crash are evidently buried in the trading data, leading to new conspiracy theories about high frequency traders conducting cyberwarfare to clog up the exchanges.

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