Execute Success – New Illini Coach Groce at CBOE Today

Today University of Illinois basketball coach John Groce made a lunchtime visit to CBOE.  This year the Illini improved to a 23-13 record, and lost a hard-fought game to Miami in the 2nd round of the NCAA tourney.

Coach Groce (right) spoke to 180 people in the 4th Floor Lounge about factors leading to success, including trust, teamwork, and taking responsibility.

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SUCCESS – VOLUME GROWTH FOR CBOE PRODUCTS

Coach Groce and Tom Brady listened to Group One’s Dominic Salvino describe trading of options on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®). VIX options average daily volume in the 1st quarter was 633,811 (up 48% compared to the 1st quarter of 2012)  www.cboe.com/VIX

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Coach Groce (right) also visited with traders in the S&P 500® (SPX) options pit. SPX and SPXPM options average daily volume in the 1st quarter was 812,468 (up 23% compared to the 1st quarter of 2012)  www.cboe.com/VIX

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EXECUTE SUCCESS — CBOE AD

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CBOE supported the Illini with an “Execute Success” ad on February 7th the Illini beat then-#1 Indiana at Champaign.

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