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All-time Record Daily Closing Highs Today for BXY, BXM, PUT, BXR, BXN and LOVOL Indexes

Six CBOE strategy benchmark indexes all hit all-time record daily closing highs today (June 22) – 1559.33 BXY – CBOE S&P 500 2% OTM BuyWrite 1527.39 PUT – CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Index 1140.06 BXM – CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index 459.22                   BXN – CBOE Nasdaq BuyWrite Index 218.42                   BXR – CBOE Russell 2000 BuyWrite […]






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CBOE Russell 2000 BuyWrite Index (BXR) Hits All-time High

On Wednesday, June 3, the CBOE Russell 2000 BuyWrite Index (BXR) hit an all-time daily closing high of 215.96. The BXR is a benchmark index that measures the performance of a theoretical portfolio that sells Russell 2000 Index (RUT) call options, against a portfolio of the stocks included in the Russell 2000 Index. A “buy-write,” […]

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PUT and BXY Index Both Rose 2.9% in 1st Quarter

One of the most frequent questions I hear is – how is the CBOE’s buy-write index doing year-to-date? The charts below provide the percentage changes for 13 indexes in the first quarter of 2014.  Both the CBOE S&P 500 2% OTM BuyWrite Index (BXY) and the CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Index (PUT) sell S&P 500 […]






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All-time Highs Today for 5 CBOE Indexes – BXY, PUT, BXN, BXR, LOVOL

The past few decades investors have written index options with the goals of strong returns and less volatility than related stock indexes. Here are the closing values for five CBOE benchmark indexes that hit their all-time daily closing high values today — 1319.73        BXY   –   CBOE S&P 500 2% OTM BuyWrite Index 1309.04        PUT […]