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The Weekly Options News Roundup –8/5/2016

The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX Index and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets. Ready…Set…Ring On Wednesday, CBOE hosted representatives from The Decathlon Organization and Rush University Medical Center for an opening bell-ringing ceremony commemorating the inaugural Chicago Decathlon.  This event […]






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The Weekly Options News Roundup – 7/29/2016

The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX Index and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets. CBOE Welcomes NSE This week, CBOE was pleased to host a delegation of executives, senior managers and council members from the Nigerian Stock Exchange. NSE is the […]






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The Weekly Options News Roundup – 10/16/2015

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. Interest Rate Futures thrown a Curve Ball with CurveGlobal CBOE announced today that it has taken a minority stake in CurveGlobal, a new interest rate trading venue.  CurveGlobal […]






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The Weekly Options News Roundup – 10/03/2015

The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast and online and social media outlets. CBOE RMC Europe Recap CBOE hosted its 4th annual CBOE RMC Europe from Monday through Wednesday this week.  Over 175 industry professionals gathered in Geneva, Switzerland to […]






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The Weekly Options News Roundup – 2/6/2015

The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast and online and social media outlets. There’s a “Best App” For That On Wednesday, CBOE Mobile was named “Best Mobile Application” at the fourth annual Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards.  Since launching […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 2.6.15

Volatility as an asset class Pandora (P) is recently down $3.29 to $15.12 on a Q4 revenue miss on weakness in several ad verticals and weaker than expected listener hours. February call option implied volatility is at 56, March is at 54, June is at 53; compared to its 26-week average of 62. Expedia (EXPE) […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 11.11.14

Volatility as an asset class SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) is recently up $1.10 to $111.53 as gold slips lower. November weekly call option implied volatility is at 23, November is at 19, December is at 20; compared to its 26-week average of 15. Groupon (GRPN) is recently up 22c to $7.65 after reporting 53M total […]






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10-YEAR U.S. Treasury Note Volatility Index Futures to Launch Next Week

CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) confirmed today that it will launch futures trading on the CBOE/CBOT 10-year U.S. Treasury Note Volatility IndexSM (ticker symbol: VXTYN) next week, on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Futures on the VXTYN® Index offer customers a way to hedge pure interest rate volatility risk based on U.S. government debt with a single […]






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CBOE’s Ed Tilly Takes ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge

I’m a little wet and the water was cold, but I was thrilled to participate in the ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge this afternoon. I’ve challenged three others to do the same – Steve Sears of Barron’s, Rich Repetto of Sandler O’Neill, and market commentator Jon Najarian. As of this morning, the ALS Association has raised $79.7 […]






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Floor Trading History 101: Hand Signals

With the millions of investors and traders across the country involved in the stock, options, and commodities markets, very few have actually seen these products traded in person. Someone who has never taken a tour of any one of these trading floors is missing out on an art that takes years to perfect yet only […]






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The Creation of Listed Options Among Top Chicago Innovations

The Creation of Listed Options Among Top Chicago Innovations Over the weekend I was reading through the Chicago Tribune and came across an article by Phil Rosenthal titled – My own list of Chicago’s greatest innovations.  I assumed McDonald’s and the transistor radio (by Zenith) would make the list, but was curious what other innovations […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 1.3.13

Snow – and lots of it – on a Friday – in New York – in a holiday shortened week.  Overseas markets uneventful overnight.  Option volume yesterday pretty good, with CBOE showing 4.5mm  of  the 16mm options trading.  SPX traded ~740k, VIX 345k. CME Group (CME) closed at $77.84 into reporting December 2013 volume averaged […]






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CBOE Holdings Reports 2nd Best Volume Year

The CBOE announced option volume in 2013 was approximately 1.19 billion contracts at the CBOE and C2. Average Daily Volume (ADV) at CBOE was 4.25 million contracts, even with 2012.  ADV in Cash Indexes was 1.48 million, up 22% from 2012, and an annual volume record.  SPX ADV was 823,000 up 19% from ’12 and […]