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Award-winning Website

The website CBOE.com has been named Forbes "Best of the Web" successively since the inception of the award in 2001.

Exchange of the Year Award, North America

The Chicago Board Options Exchange is named Exchange of the Year, North America for excellence and innovation by Structured Products magazine.

Leader in Index Innovation

CBOE products on the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM), CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), and CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Index (PUT) won "Most Innovative" awards at the Super Bowl of Indexing Conferences in 2004, 2006, and 2007.

Leader in Options Education

The Options Institute at CBOE is recognized as the worldwide leader in options education.

Leading Forum for Institutional Investors

CBOE is the only exchange to have hosted all years of the annual Risk Management Conference since the launch of the conference in 1985.

Best of Both Worlds

By blending CBOE's leading trading floor technology with its state-of-the-art electronic trading platform, CBOE Hybrid is a composite of the most valuable aspects of screen-based and floor-based trading environments.


More Interest in Options Benchmark Indexes

A case study by Ibbotson Associates noted that the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM) has had less volatility (in terms of standard deviation of returns) than other key indexes. In the past four years, investors have allocated more than $35 billion in assets to new buy-write products. Visit www.cboe.com/buywrite for more details.

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CBOE Volatility Index (VIX)