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  • Aug 25, 2017, 8:39 AM

    Open Interest Grows for CBOE Options on EAFE and EM Indexes

    Open Interest Grows for CBOE Options on EAFE and EM Indexes

    Investors who wish to explore large-sized cash-settled index tools that can help manage global equity risk are taking a look at CBOE’s options on the MSCI EAFE® Index (ticker MXEA) and on the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (ticker MXEF). These index options have the potential to generate more income by receiving options premiums, and to help protect a portfolio from damaging huge drawdowns.  The combined aggregate open interest for MXEA and MXEF options grew from around 3,200 contacts[...]

  • Jul 14, 2017, 2:55 PM

    What's Trading Now? (EEM)

    What's Trading Now? (EEM)

    Other trades of note: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF (EEM) at 43.34, a Bear Put Spread traded 15,000 times. The trader bought the Sept 15th 43/41 spread paying 50 cents. iPath S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (VXX) at 12.07, a trader executed a Diagonal Put Spread on a 2:3 ratio. This trader sold 2,000 of the Sept 15th 14 Puts and bought 3,000 of the Dec 15th 10 Puts for a credit of 2.82 per package. Lowe’s (LOW) at 75.82, a Calendar Spread traded 4,700 times. The trader sold the Jul 21st[...]