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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 May 2013

Key Banks, Clearing and Trading Firms to Support NLX

The likes of BNP Paribas, Newedge, DRW Trading and Getco Europe said they plan to contribute liquidity and open interest to Nasdaq OMX's NLX platform to create a competitive market for short and long-term interest rate derivatives.

Newedge Joins LCH.Clearnet's SwapClear

The multi-asset brokerage and clearing firms said Newedge US and Newedge UK will utilize SwapClear, the major clearing service for interest-rate swaps.

Barclays Commits to Reporting Volumes of Dark Pool

The investment bank confirms its plan to continue reporting volumes in its dark pool LX, on a monthly basis, following the decision by the No. 1 dark pool operator Credit Suisse to go dark.

Is it Time to Tweak, Keep or Scrap Reg NMS?

The emphasis on speed, order protection, and technology that Regulation NMS brought to U.S. equities is analyzed in an indepth report by Tabb Group, which says it's time to debate the rule's effectiveness.

Welcome to the New Quants: Data Scientists

There's a lot of buzz around the role of the data scientist, which is wrapped up with Big Data and developing new approaches for analysis of financial markets.

EBS Direct is Live with 4 Liquidity Providers

Commerzbank, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley have completed trades on EBS DIrect, a new relationship-based disclosed liquidity service with streaming prices tailored to consumers.

New Regulations Rank as Top Risk — DTCC Survey

82 percent of financial firms responding to a DTCC survey ranked new regulations and the time and resources required to implement new regulations as a top 10 risk facing the industry.

Susquehanna Renews with SunGard for Compliance

Institutional broker dealer Susquehanna Financial Group extended its relationship with SunGard's Protegent as the firm’s platform for trading compliance of its institutional equities trading business.

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