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Tools to Help Manage Russell 2000 Portfolios: (1) RUT Index Options; (2) BXR BuyWrite Index, and (3) RVX Vol Futures and Options

The Russell 2000® Index (RUT) hit an all-time record daily closing high of 1223.98 on February 24. Some investors still are bullish on the prospects for small-cap stocks and the U.S. economy, particularly in light of low energy prices. Other investors have expressed concern about these points – (1) For the past year the price-to-earnings […]

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Weekly Weekly’s Option Report for 2.19.15

I’m Angela Miles covering weekly options. Tomorrow, traditional options expire and next Friday Feb. 27 it’s a Weekly’s expiration. A busy earnings week is ahead starting Monday with SINA. The options paper is surprisingly light in the early going and the market is wide in SINA. That is likely to pick up into earnings the […]

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CBOE Risk Management Conference is Two Weeks Away

I received two inquiries this morning about CBOE’s 31st Annual Risk Management Conference (RMC), March 4 – 6, 2015 in Carlsbad, California.  It is being held at the Park Hyatt Aviara, along the Pacific Ocean, 25 miles North of San Diego California. The agenda, topics, speakers and registration forms are available at http://www.cboermc/agenda.  There is […]

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CBOE Mid-Day Update 2.17.15

Stocks regained their footing and are now on the plus side.  Stories out of Europe of Greece taking a softer stance in negotiations with the EU are being told.   But reports of Ukraine truce in jeopardy putting damper on rally.  Economic numbers released this morning on weak side. Goodyear Tire (GT) is up $0.68 […]