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Traders Betting on China Easing Boost Bearish Options on Banks

Traders Betting on China Easing Boost Bearish Options on Banks

Observations & Insight Miami International Holdings, Inc. (MIH) announced that the SEC has approved MIAX Sapphire LLC's application to become a national securities exchange. MIAX Sapphire, MIH's fourth national securities exchange for U.S. multi-listed options,...

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ICE Says Europe Diesel Contract Thrives After Russian Exclusion

ICE Says Europe Diesel Contract Thrives After Russian Exclusion

Observations & Insight Volatility Insight of the Week: The G5 CVOL Skew Ratio (FXSK) has elevated to a 3-month high as options positioning for relative lower USD increases. Learn more about CVOL here. ++++ NYSE Executive Hyde Sees Retail Surge and Regulatory...

Options Bulls Come Out to Play

Options Bulls Come Out to Play

Observations & Insight The CME Group recently announced several product modifications and rule violation penalties. Effective August 5, 2024, additional Treasury Invoice Swaps and Spreads will be available, and starting July 22, 2024, there will be amendments to...

Firms launch options on swap-based Bitcoin ETF

Firms launch options on swap-based Bitcoin ETF

Observations & Insight Vermiculus Chairman Envisions Future of Exchange Tech: Microservices and AI Lead the Way JohnLothianNews.com In a recent interview at London's Park Plaza Westminster Hotel during the FIA's International Derivatives Week, [[Nils-Robert...

ANALYSIS: ICE surges in German power options after expiry tweaks

ANALYSIS: ICE surges in German power options after expiry tweaks

Observations & Insight Celebrating Independence and Competition: A Fourth of July Reflection JohnLothianNews.com Upholding the Values of Openness, Transparency, and Fairness in Markets While Embracing the Power of Competition for a Better Future; FMX Competition...

Cboe’s Former CEO Ed Tilly Joins Fintech Clear Street

Cboe’s Former CEO Ed Tilly Joins Fintech Clear Street

Observations & Insight SIFMA's Ellen Greene Discusses Key Concerns and Expresses Optimism at Options Industry Conference JohnLothianNews.com Ellen Greene, managing director of equity and options market structure at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets...

Hedge Fund’s Secret Adani Short Revealed in Blow-by-Blow Account

Hedge Fund’s Secret Adani Short Revealed in Blow-by-Blow Account

Observations & Insight Editor's Note: JLN Options will not be published tomorrow or Friday in observance of the July 4th holiday. We will be back on Monday, July 8. For our readers in the US, have a great holiday! ++++ David Downey's Important Call: ForecastEx to...

The Impact of T+1 on Options

The Impact of T+1 on Options

Observations & Insight OCC June Monthly Volume Data ++++ NYSE Options Executive Discusses Industry Growth, Technology Advancements, and Global Expansion JohnLothianNews.com In a recent interview at the Options Industry Conference in Asheville, NC, Meaghan Dugan,...

Traders Are Flocking to Risky Zero-Dated Options.

Traders Are Flocking to Risky Zero-Dated Options.

Observations & Insight Volatility Insight of the Week: Soybean Oil convexity (SOCO), which measures where options traders are positioning along the volatility curve, has reached a 4-year high. Learn more about CVOL here. ++++ SIFMA's Ellen Greene Discusses Key...

Wall Street’s Hottest Lottery Ticket: Zero-Dated Options

Wall Street’s Hottest Lottery Ticket: Zero-Dated Options

Observations & Insight Complete Interview: David Prosperi; How to Be Successful in the Options Industry JohnLothianNews.com In this full interview, Alex talks to longtime financial industry executive David Prosperi. David opens up about how he was able to be...

Nvidia’s Latest Unwind Has Boiling Option Trades Fading

Nvidia’s Latest Unwind Has Boiling Option Trades Fading

Observations & Insight Complete Interview: Chen Liang, the co-founder of Odds.Trade JohnLothianNews.com Complete Interview: JLN talks with Chen Liang, co-founder of Odds.Trade, a fintech company that develops tools for retail options traders that enable them to...

Options Market Signals Volatility on French Vote Likely to Last

Options Market Signals Volatility on French Vote Likely to Last

Observations & Insight Corn volatility, as measured by CVOL, along with skew ratio have risen as market participants position ahead of this Friday's Acreage Report. To learn more about CVOL, please visit HERE. Lead Stories Options Market Signals Volatility on...

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