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Kevin Hornsby

  • May 21, 2017, 4:30 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 5/21/2017

    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.      The CBOE Honors On Wednesday evening, CBOE honored former Chairman and CEO Bill Brodsky at a farewell gala in the grand ballroom of Chicago’s historic Navy Pier, attended by hundreds of financial industry professionals. Current CBOE Chairman and CEO Ed Tilly presented Bill and Joan[...]

  • May 14, 2017, 4:30 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 5/14/2017

    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.      Bill Brodsky’s Look Back After leading CBOE for 20 years as Chairman and CEO, Bill Brodsky retired from the exchange two months ago. During his tenure as Chairman and CEO, Bill oversaw a number of major initiatives at CBOE such as the migration of the traditional floor-based trading to an[...]

  • May 7, 2017, 4:30 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 5/7/2017

    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.      CBOE Bats New York Office Squares Off On Thursday, CBOE-Bats’ New York office participated in the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay, where runners took a unique one-mile path around the city’s Financial District.  One of CBOE’s two teams finished in 9th place out of a total of[...]

  • Apr 30, 2017, 3:30 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/30/2017

    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.      CBOE Turns 44 On April 26, 1973, CBOE created the listed options industry.  911 contracts on 16 stocks changed hands on that fateful first day 44 years ago this week.   Now, with four different options markets, CBOE’s options platforms trade an average of nearly seven million contracts[...]

  • Apr 23, 2017, 4:30 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/23/2017

    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.      S&P 500 (SPX ) Options Volume Average daily volume (ADV) for SPX options is up for a fifth consecutive year.   ADV for SPX options rose to 1.18 million contracts in the first quarter of 2017, up 15% over the first quarter of 2016. Open interest for SPX options was 14.5 million contracts[...]

  • Apr 9, 2017, 1:52 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/9/2017

    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.       CBOE Hosts Chicago’s CAIA Chapter On Wednesday, Edward Szado of Providence College and Joe Gits of Social Market Analytics (SMA) delivered presentations at CBOE on the topic of Using Sentiment Analysis and the Volatility Risk Premium to Enhance Portfolio Returns A number subjects were[...]

  • Apr 2, 2017, 2:36 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/2/2017

    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.      CBOE’s Other Asset Class On Thursday, CBOE’s Phil Slocum, EVP, Chief Risk Officer, Deb Peters, VP, Options Institute, Doug Hoffman, Director and Tom Knorring, VP, Market Data Sales, retired after many years of dedicated service.  CBOE staff and family joined the retirees[...]

  • Mar 26, 2017, 4:40 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 3/26/2017

    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.     Beware of the Swan The term “Black Swan” is used to describe an unexpected event of large magnitude and consequence.  The CBOE Skew Index (SKEW) is often used to gauge the likelihood of a black swan-type event occurring.  Calculated from weighted strips of out-of-the money[...]

  • Mar 12, 2017, 2:05 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 3/12/2017

    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.      CBOE RMC U.S. Wrap-UP The 33rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) wrapped up another successful year. Over 300 financial professionals gathered in Dana Point, California to discuss the latest trends in equity derivatives, options and volatility trading, and risk management[...]

  • Mar 5, 2017, 3:00 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 3/5/2017

    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.      One Company, Indivisible, with Unity, and Multi Asset Class Trading for All CBOE announced that it completed its acquisition of Bats Global Markets on Tuesday. The combined company also announced its new corporate leadership structure, which includes key members of both CBOE’s[...]

  • Feb 26, 2017, 3:00 PM

    The Weekly Options Roundup 2/26/17

    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.      VIX Fix:  Three Down… Which Way to Go?     As President Trump continued to deliver on campaign promises this week, investor confidence in the markets remained high and the “Trump Rally” continued on.   The Dow Jones Index saw eleven consecutive[...]

  • Feb 19, 2017, 3:00 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup - 2/19/2017

    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.      A Historical View of Histograms In recent weeks, investor interest in strategies that protect portfolios from large losses has begun to rise.  One of the strategies that can be used to manage downside risk, is the iron butterfly strategy, which is benchmarked by the CBOE S&P[...]

  • Feb 12, 2017, 3:00 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 2/12/2017

    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.      Twitter Trafficking Market Direction Twitter is taking on a new role as a predictive analytics tool that market participants are relying on to potentially enhance their portfolios. The CBOE-SMA Large Cap Index (SMLC) Index is a useful tool for investors to obtain useful actionable[...]

  • Market News | Feb 6, 2017, 8:55 AM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 2/5/2017

    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.        CBOE Launches S&P 500 Range-Bound Premium Income Index On Tuesday, CBOE announced the launch of the CBOE S&P 500 Range-Bound Premium Income Index (SPRI).  The index, which is designed to serve as a benchmark for investors aiming for consistent income distributions[...]

  • Market News | Election & VIX | Jan 15, 2017, 4:00 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 1/15/2017

    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. Data Exchange CBOE announced on January 6, that all its historical market data formerly operated by Market Data Express (MDX) has been migrated to the CBOE Livevol Data Shop.  This action combines a comprehensive source of options, equity and exchange-traded fund (ETF) data with the customizable services offered[...]