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Tom Sosnoff – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Tom Sosnoff – Open Outcry Traders History Project

The CEO of tastytrade, Tom Sosnoff, was interviewed by John Lothian News for the Open Outcry Traders History Project. Sosnoff was a trader on the floor of the CBOE for 20 years after growing up in New York. He moved to Chicago at the behest of some co-workers at his...

OIC 2021: What’s Next for the Options Industry? ‘Not Going to Put the Genie Back in the Bottle’

OIC 2021: What’s Next for the Options Industry? ‘Not Going to Put the Genie Back in the Bottle’

Retail participation, education of new investors, seen as ongoing industry themes in 2021.
After two days of heralding the record volume that accompanied exceptional periods of volatility in 2020, panelists in the final sessions of the Options Industry Conference generally breathed a collective sigh of relief that the industry had escaped last year’s challenges relatively unscathed. 

OIC 2021: The Late Joe Levin Honored With Sullivan Award

OIC 2021: The Late Joe Levin Honored With Sullivan Award

Former CBOE head of research and product development “helped shape the industry” with product innovations. The last event of Day One of the “Virtual Experience” Options Industry Conference  2021 was the presentation of the Joseph Sullivan Award for 2020 to former CBOE...

The Spread: Tiger Billionaire

The Spread: Tiger Billionaire

This week on The Spread, the unregulated crypto exchange Deribit announces a bitcoin volatility index, the CME says over 1 million micro e-mini equity options contracts traded, and more.

The Spread: Moonshot

The Spread: Moonshot

This week on The Spread, bitcoin options hit records for bullishness, the OCC adds two industry veterans to its board of directors, and more.

The Spread: Boca On-Demand

The Spread: Boca On-Demand

This week on The Spread, FIA hosts a virtual version of Boca, Bill Brodsky and Steven Sears start an options-focused asset management firm, and more.

The Spread: NO Mo’ FOMO

The Spread: NO Mo’ FOMO

This week on The Spread, the Senate Banking Committee scrutinizes retail trading apps, a proposal is filed with the SEC for an ETF that lets investors bet on FOMO, and more.   Transcript: Welcome to The Spread, I’m Matt Raebel. The Senate Banking Committee voted...

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