The Spread: Pandemic Pandemonium

Matt Raebel

Matt Raebel


This week on The Spread – the CME, the OCC, and MIAX break their own records, while coronavirus fears cause global equity markets to crash and options trading and clearing volumes to spike.


Record 1 Billion Options Traded at CME Group in 2019

OCC Contract Volume – February 2020

The S&P 500 suffers its quickest correction since the Great Depression

Volatility index hits highest level since 2015

It Took Just Two Days to Zap More Than $1 Trillion From Stocks

China Stock Option’s 2,800% Surge Shows Rush for Hedges

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The Spread: High Volumes, Highlighting Heroes

This week on The Spread, the CME announces the re-opening of its Eurodollar Options trading floor, Cboe announces the re-launch of an old product, JLN highlights an unsung hero of the OCC, and more. Transcript: Welcome to The Spread, where...

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