Expansion of the Weekly Options Program

Starting tomorrow things are changing in the world of Weekly Options. For some time now CBOE has been listing options expiring up to five consecutive weeks in the future on SPX. Beginning tomorrow more option classes will have five consecutive Weekly Option expirations available for trading. 

The ten option classes with expanded Weekly expirations are – AAPL, BAC, BP, C, EEM, GLD, IWM, QQQ, SPY, and XLF. 

The new expirations being introduced tomorrow morning are November 23, November 30, December 7, and December 14. In addition December 21 is already Friday of the standard option expiration week for December and option classes are already listed for that date. 

More information on weekly options and the list of option classes available tomorrow may be found at www.cboe.com/weeklys

The regulation circular (IC12-096) regarding this change may be found at www.cboe.com/legal