The S&P 500 is off ~19 points this afternoon to 1848 (if that rings a bell, the SPX closed 2013 a few pennies above 1848), and the VIX was up more than 10% to 16.04.
Fortuitous timing. The 30th Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference in Bonita Springs Florida begins next Monday, March 17th. RMC is the foremost event in the financial industry, geared towards money managers and other institutional users of options and derivatives.
Matt Moran from the CBOE is on the first panel discussion after lunch on March 17th , two of the topics to be covered include:
- Sources of enhanced risk-adjusted returns
- Comparing options-based strategies to stocks, bonds, and alternatives
If you’re still deciding whether you can fit three days into your schedule, we have good news: We still have room for you (see link below), and Bonita cooled off to 72 ° a few minutes ago.
The outlook for Bonita Springs from March 17th to 19th: good weather, great topics and outstanding speakers. And remember, The Risk Management Conference is registered with Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board). By attending the CBOE Risk Management Conference you may earn up to 10 Continuing Education (CE) credits.
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To register for the RMC Conference: