Ivy Schmerken

Profile of Ivy Schmerken

Editor at Large
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 2629
Posts: 638

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 2012

Buy-Side Traders Find Liquidity in Dark Pools

With U.S. equity volumes in the dumps, the buy side increasingly is searching for liquidity in dark pools, stoking fears about a lack of execution transparency in the opaque markets. But buy-side traders are finding value in the dark -- if they know where to look.

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Dangers of the Dark?

New statistics from Tabb Group raise concerns about more than a third of U.S. equity volume being executed away from the primary exchanges.

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AcadiaSoft Hires COO

AcadiaSoft named Chris Walsh, an expert in the financial messaging field, as COO of the company, to run the day-to-day affairs.

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Did a Rogue Algo Cause BATS IPO Crash?

Research by a market data firm has traced the crash of BATS' IPO to a single algorithm that executed over 500 times on Nasdaq, driving its price from $15.25 to about two cents in less than a second.

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Data Security: Who’s Winning the Cyber War?

The growing sophistication of cyber attacks and the proliferation of vulnerabilities resulting from the rise of mobile computing are forcing financial institutions to rethink data security and embrace new fraud-fighting techniques and technologies, including real-time monitoring.

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