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  • VIX | Futures | 2016 Recap | Jan 9, 2017, 3:26 PM

    Record Volume and Open Interest in 2016 for CBOE Index Products

    Record Volume and Open Interest in 2016 for CBOE Index Products

    CBOE index products continue to attract growing interest from investors who wish to manage the income and volatility in their portfolios. A recent press release by CBOE Holdings noted that -- “… Several trading records were set [in 2016]. Total volume and average daily volume (ADV) in index options trading at CBOE reached new all-time highs for the fourth consecutive year in 2016 with 430.7 million and 1.7 million contracts, respectively, each up 6 percent from 2015. Total volume and[...]

  • Market News | Sep 2, 2016, 1:54 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 9/2/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 9/2/2016

    The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX Index and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets. Global To Global Students from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management Global Executive MBA Network visited CBOE on Wednesday.  The group, which included international students and alum from Beijing, Hong Kong, Tel Aviv, Toronto and Germany, as well as the U.S., toured the trading floor[...]

  • Market News | Trader Talk | Futures | Trade Ideas | Jan 25, 2015, 9:39 AM

    The Week in VIX - 1/20 - 1/23

    The Week in VIX - 1/20 - 1/23

    The S&P 500 was strong and VIX was weak last week. We returned to contango in VIX world as the S&P 500 was up 1.6% for the week. This despite having a tough Friday. Note the February future is at a pretty nice premium to the spot index. This may be a function of the people of Greece going to the polls this weekend, a two day Fed meeting, and a slew of economic numbers coming out next week. Near the top of my weekend ‘must read’ list is Steven Sears’ Striking Price column[...]