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  • Market News | Nov 17, 2015, 8:30 AM

    Skew Charts to Prepare for Conference in Hong Kong

    Skew Charts to Prepare for Conference in Hong Kong

    This month I am planning to travel to the First Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, which will be held on November 30 – December 1 at the JW Marriott Hotel, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong. In my preparations for the trip, I am analyzing the skew charts for a number of option classes, including options on the S&P 500®, the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®), and the EEM and FXI ETFs. SKEW CHART FOR SPX OPTIONS As noted in the White Paper on the CBOE SKEW[...]

  • Market News | Aug 18, 2015, 4:52 PM

    Implied Volatility for the FXI China ETF August Options Jumped 20% the Past Two Days

    Implied Volatility for the FXI China ETF August Options Jumped 20% the Past Two Days

    August 18 – A report today at http://money.cnn.com noted that – “The bears have returned in China. The Shanghai Composite shed 6.2% on Tuesday, once again bringing the key index below the 3,800 point mark. …Tuesday's slump was the sharpest decline since July 27.” RISE IN IMPLIED VOLATILITY FOR THE AUGUST FXI OPTIONS A key issue for options investors is - how does the volatility in the Chinese stock markets impact the prices and implied volatility of exchange-listed options[...]

  • Market News | Trader Talk | Education | Futures | Strategy | Dec 2, 2014, 3:15 PM

    Performance Divergence Among Asian ETFs

    Performance Divergence Among Asian ETFs

    One of the nice things about ETFs is the broad diversity they offer in terms of exposure to a vast variety of stock sectors within the US -- but they also have exposure to a growing number of international countries (and in some cases, multiple choices within a single country or region), commodities, currencies, volatility, bonds, etc.  All of which can be traded in a single brokerage account (or brokerage retirement account).  In general, we tend to look for outperforming and underperforming[...]