The Weekly Options News Roundup – 9/26/2014

Your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast and online and social media outlets.

Trader Insight
Many experts in the options space began their careers as traders on the CBOE trading floor.  Tom Sosnoff, one such trader, now operates the educational website  In this Q&A with Barron’s, he offers thoughts on various trading scenarios.

“Five Questions You Must Consider” – Steven Sears, Barron’s 

VIX is Still an Asset
Volatility doesn’t necessarily need to be viewed as something that’s negative, it can, in fact, be a source of opportunity.

“Volatility as an Asset Class” – Markets Media

“Volatility Update: Listen To The Little Guys?” – JJ Kinahan, Forbes

“Taking Stock of Risk in a High-SKEW Environment” – Adam Warner, Schaeffer’s Investment Research

Job Well Done
After 32 years of service in the options industry, Michael Cahill, CEO of the Options Clearing Corporation, will retire at the end of the year.  Mr. Cahill has made immeasurable contributions to the growth and success of the options industry as a whole.

“Options Clearing Corp CEO to Retire” – Lynne Marek, Crain’s Chicago Business

“U.S. options clearinghouse CEO to retire after year in top spot” – Tom Polansek, Reuters