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The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/29/2016

The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets. CBOE Livevol Aims to Be a “Data Amazon” CBOE announced Thursday it has launched a new website, CBOE Livevol Data Shop, offering clients a full suite of uniquely […]






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CBOE LIVEVOL LAUNCHES NEW DATA SHOP WEBSITE

The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced that it has launched a new website, CBOE Livevol Data Shop, which offers clients a full suite of uniquely customizable market data sets. The new CBOE Livevol Data Shop, available at datashop.cboe.com, provides users with direct and immediate access to a comprehensive set of market intelligence for […]






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A Buffett Put Trade Refresher

It’s been a while since I first wrote about Berkshire Hathaway selling put options on broad based indexes.  The following is a refresher or introduction to the trade if this is new to you. Back in 2008, as the financial world was falling apart, the business media loved to quote Warren Buffett’s comment about derivatives […]






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The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/22/2016

The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets. Stellar Connections Yesterday, CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) announced that Stellar Trading Systems, a multi-asset trading software and services specialist, has established connectivity with  CFE.  This new link extends […]






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Thinking broadly about emerging markets

Apr 19, 2016  |  Raman Aylur Subramanian, Equity Applied Research, MSCI Emerging-market equities revived in the first quarter after a rather dismal performance over the past five years. The pickup has left investors to wonder whether the gains might continue and to think anew about how to approach the segment. A pickup in the performance […]