The Spread was created at the start of 2018 as a more lighthearted way to distribute and comment on options-related news.

Host: Matt Raebel

The Spread: ‘Tis The Season

The Spread: ‘Tis The Season

This week on The Spread – the OCC gives back to the derivatives industry, the CME Group pays hefty fines to the CFTC, Cboe plans for the worst, and more.

The Spread: All That Glitters

The Spread: All That Glitters

This week on The Spread – bitcoin options open interest and spot gold prices reach record highs, Cboe tries to bring a slice of Europe back to the States, and more.

The Spread: Opportunity Knocks

The Spread: Opportunity Knocks

This week on The Spread, MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity goes virtual, the CFTC gets closer to finalizing new derivatives trading rules, and more. Produced by Mike Forrester. Transcript: Hello and welcome back to The Spread. I’m Matt Raebel. Due to the...

The Spread: Home, Sweet Home

The Spread: Home, Sweet Home

This week on The Spread, Cboe and the CME Group announce new “mini” products, LedgerX announces a new volatility index for bitcoin, and more.

The Spread: Going Virtual

The Spread: Going Virtual

This week on The Spread, Robinhood announces safety rails to protect inexperienced traders from themselves, JLN covers the first-ever totally virtual IDX, and more.

The Spread: High Volumes, Highlighting Heroes

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...

The Spread: Married to The Job

The Spread: Married to The Job

This week on The Spread – Ed Tilly gives a take on the state of the markets, an industry veteran joins the MIAX Exchange Group, open interest grows for bitcoin options at the CME, and more.

The Spread: An Eligible Bachelier

The Spread: An Eligible Bachelier

This week on The Spread, the OCC wins best equities clearing house for the third year in a row, a couple of Cboe directors bow out, we discuss the Bachelier model, and more.

The Spread: Re-opened for Business

The Spread: Re-opened for Business

This week on The Spread, several exchanges cautiously open their trading floors, the OCC’s volumes are up yet again, Cboe posts its earnings report, and more. Transcript: Welcome to The Spread! I’m Matt Raebel, just settling into the new normal like everyone else....

The Spread: Charity Begins at Cboe

The Spread: Charity Begins at Cboe

  This week on The Spread, Cboe celebrates its 47th anniversary with charitable donations and extends a bountiful business deal, the NYSE Arca options trading floor is rumored to reopen next week, and more. Produced by Mike Forrester. Transcript Welcome to The...

THE SPREAD: OIL TANKS

THE SPREAD: OIL TANKS

This week on The Spread, oil markets go contango, Quantitative Brokers releases a timely futures and options trading algorithm, FIA cancels more events, and more.

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