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Managing risk with VIX

Managing risk with VIX

In this MarketsWiki Education video from our World of Opportunity event in Chicago, Rob Hocking, senior vice president, head of derivatives strategy at Cboe, explains what the VIX index is and how to manage risk using the VIX index and its related products, including VIX futures and options. In the complex options world, face to face negotiations between brokers and traders still take place, he says, and market makers still provide an important function.
The Spread – In/Stability

The Spread – In/Stability

It appears Congress still us little old options folks on the radar as the Options Market Stability Act is back in action! Also, JPMorgan has a Trump-related volatility measurement that we talk about in this week’s episode of “The Spread,” the last with Spencer Doar as host.
The Spread – LIBOR Edition

The Spread – LIBOR Edition

In this episode of “The Spread,” we look at the history of the LIBOR, a financial innovation that grew to underpin trillions of dollars of derivatives contracts before becoming the centerpiece of one of the largest financial scandals of our time.

The Spread – A Big Deal

The Spread – A Big Deal

If LSEG’s purchase of Refinitiv goes through, it would be quite the mega deal for capital markets. This episode of “The Spread” examines the tie-up’s potential.  Produced by Mike Forrester  John Lothian Newsletter Today's Newsletter We...

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