ADP February Payrolls with a huge miss as we start Ash Wednesday, and January revised lower by 48k. The two previous months adjusted lower as well. European shares in mild retreat, Asian shares mixed. Volatility as an asset class Honeywell (HON) is up $0.73 to $95.33 in premarket as company sees double-digit earnings growth through [...]
CBOE’s Risk Management Conference (RMC) in Bonita Springs Florida from March 17th – 19th, 2014 is fast approaching. If you’re a financial professional interested in learning the latest risk management techniques, how to trade and hedge volatility, or simply master equity derivatives fundamentals, CBOE’s Risk Management Conference is the event to attend. DAY THREE AGENDA [...]
The 30th Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) is less than three weeks away. RMC will be held March 17th through March 19th at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, in Bonita Springs Florida. RMC is the premiere financial industry event geared to institutional users of equity derivatives and volatility products, and is hosted by the [...]
Settlement Reminder: Today, Tuesday,February 18th, is the last trading day for February in the following: VX, VM, VXEM, OV, VN, VXEW and GV futures and options. These contracts settle tomorrow morning, Wednesday, February 19th. We will post the settlement values when they are released tomorrow morning.
In the 3rd Quarter of 2014, CBOE intends to introduce Extended Trading Hours (ETH) for options on the S&P 500 Index complex (SPX, SPXW, SPXQ, SPXPM) and on the CBOE S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX), contingent upon completion of systems enhancements and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approval of requisite rules. Extended Hours will be [...]
Holiday trading schedules for the most part are….. well, boring. For example, Information Circulars used to tell us tidbits like Presidents Day we’re closed for trading, see you Tuesday. Holiday trading hours in the future will be a little more interesting. On Monday, February 17th the U.S. Exchanges are pretty much closed, but VIX Futures [...]
Settlement Reminder: Today, Tuesday, January 21st, is the Last Trading Day for January in the following: VX, VM, VXEM, OV, VN, VXEW and GV futures and options. These contracts settle tomorrow morning, Wednesday, January 22nd. We will post the settlement values when they are released tomorrow morning.
December Payrolls rise 74k, 200k+ expected. Jobless Rate, 6.7. Participation Rate (300k individuals leave job force) of 62.8%, lowest in 35 years, November revised slightly higher. Watch the 10-year, now below 2.9%. Alcoa came in light on earnings last night. Volatility as an asset class Five Below (FIVE) is down $5.34 to $38.25 in the [...]