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Options Craze Is Rewriting Rules of VIX, S&P 500 Relationship

Options Craze Is Rewriting Rules of VIX, S&P 500 Relationship

Lead Stories Options Craze Is Rewriting Rules of VIX, S&P 500 Relationship Lu Wang - Bloomberg The day-trader obsession with using bullish options to speculate on stocks is doing strange things to the age-old relationship between the U.S....

Mexico’s Annual Oil Hedge Is in Progress

Mexico’s Annual Oil Hedge Is in Progress

Observations & Insight Options Exchange Market Share -- October 2021 Lead Stories Mexico's Annual Oil Hedge Is in Progress Devika Krishna Kumar and Javier Blas - Bloomberg Mexico is in the process of locking in its income from next year's oil production, people...

Speculative Retail Options Traders Back in Droves, Sundial Says

Speculative Retail Options Traders Back in Droves, Sundial Says

Observations & Insight The World Federation of Exchanges' Issue 55, the November 2021 edition of FOCUS, is out. The headline story is titled "Moscow Exchange's 'Journey' teaching investment knowledge from scratch", by Maria Kharlashkina, Deputy Head of Strategy,...

How Robinhood Cashes In on the Options Boom

How Robinhood Cashes In on the Options Boom

Observations & Insight The OCC and the U.S. options exchanges are making a splash this morning with a new streamlined options disclosure document for investors. ++++ U.S. Growth Slows, But Tesla Options Rev Up; Cboe Goes Nanos For Retail; John's Take Previews...

U.S. rate options market bets on aggressive Fed hikes

U.S. rate options market bets on aggressive Fed hikes

Observations & Insight Post-Expo, FIA will offer Its quarterly update on trading activity in the global futures and options markets in a webinar scheduled for Tuesday, November 9, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET. In addition to covering volume by category, region...

Traders Bet Tesla Stock’s Rally Isn’t Over Just Yet

Traders Bet Tesla Stock’s Rally Isn’t Over Just Yet

Lead Stories Traders Bet Tesla Stock's Rally Isn't Over Just Yet Traders are using options to ride the momentum in Tesla shares Gunjan Banerji - WSJ Roughly one of every two dollars traders spent in the U.S.-listed options market on Monday and Tuesday went to Tesla...

Cboe Plans Micro Options on S&P 500 to Entice Day Traders

Cboe Plans Micro Options on S&P 500 to Entice Day Traders

Lead Stories Cboe Plans Micro Options on S&P 500 to Entice Day Traders Joanna Ossinger - Bloomberg Cboe Global Markets Inc. plans to launch a micro-sized S&P 500 options contract next year - dubbed 'nanos' - aimed squarely at the day-trading army. The...

Tesla Is Towering Over Megacap Tech in the Options Market

Tesla Is Towering Over Megacap Tech in the Options Market

Observations & Insight Here is what Cboe's Henry Schwartz, head of product intelligence, information solutions group, had to say about the action in Tesla yesterday via LinkedIn: "Truly mind blowing Tesla option flow today as shares blew through the $1000 level....

Traders Pile Into Options Wagers Amid Rate-Hike Expectations

Traders Pile Into Options Wagers Amid Rate-Hike Expectations

Observations & Insight Cboe Options Institute will offer a 75-minute webinar, "Put-writing and Portfolio Risk Management," on Wednesday, October 27, at 12 p.m. ET with Derek Devens, managing director and senior portfolio manager at Neuberger Berman, and Gaurav...

VIX Index Closes at Lowest Level Since Beginning of Pandemic

VIX Index Closes at Lowest Level Since Beginning of Pandemic

Lead Stories VIX Index Closes at Lowest Level Since Beginning of Pandemic Justin Zacks - Bloomberg The Cboe Volatility Index, known as Wall Street's fear gauge, closed Thursday at its lowest level since before the pandemic hit as strong earnings pushed stocks to...

Bitcoin ETF Debut Didn’t Draw Retail Trader Interest, Vanda Says

Bitcoin ETF Debut Didn’t Draw Retail Trader Interest, Vanda Says

Observations & Insight Cboe's Dave Howson Details His 'Once in a Career' Mission in Europe, Asia - Part 2 JohnLothianNews.com Cboe Global Markets' Dave Howson took over as EVP and president, Europe and Asia Pacific in January 2020, a time marked by the challenges...

Q&A: Exchange Leaders Discuss China’s Evolving Markets

Q&A: Exchange Leaders Discuss China’s Evolving Markets

Observations & Insight FIA Tech's Atlantis Ready for More Options Brokers John Lothian - John Lothian News Give-up Settlement and Payment System Improves Efficiency, Speeds up Payments FIA Tech is trying to solve a problem for options brokers with a solution...

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