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Kevin Hornsby

  • Market News | Aug 7, 2016, 10:58 AM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup –8/5/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup –8/5/2016

    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. Ready…Set…Ring On Wednesday, CBOE hosted representatives from The Decathlon Organization and Rush University Medical Center for an opening bell-ringing ceremony commemorating the inaugural Chicago Decathlon.  This event unites amateur athletes from around the world to compete in a series of world-class[...]

  • Market News | Jul 29, 2016, 3:32 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 7/29/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 7/29/2016

    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. CBOE Welcomes NSE This week, CBOE was pleased to host a delegation of executives, senior managers and council members from the Nigerian Stock Exchange. NSE is the third largest stock exchange in Africa, based on market capitalization. The delegation from NSE came to learn about exchange management and operations.[...]

  • Market News | Jul 22, 2016, 1:56 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 7/22/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 7/22/2016

    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. Live With Livevol CBOE hosted the “Professional Traders Summit” this week, featuring options industry professionals discussing various trading strategies. During the event, CBOE’s Catherine Clay, Vice President, Business Development, provided a live demo of Livevol X, a next-generation execution[...]

  • Market News | Jul 15, 2016, 3:13 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 7/15/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 7/15/2016

    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. More Than Just A Manic Monday A new tool has emerged in CBOE’s suite of Weeklys offerings with the planned addition of Monday Weeklys on August 15th. Monday Weeklys allow investors to hedge over-the-weekend risks in addition to targeting event-driven hedging.  The new Weeklys contract shares the same characteristics[...]

  • Market News | Jun 24, 2016, 3:15 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 6/24/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 6/24/2016

    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.  VIX Futures Hits Its Note The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) announced today that VIX Futures hit a new record during its extended hours trading session following the announcement of a British exit from the European Union. An estimated  235,000 contracts changed hands, surpassing its previous record of 140,811[...]

  • Market News | VIX | Jun 17, 2016, 2:01 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 6/17/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 6/17/2016

    Social Powers That Be On Tuesday, CBOE announced it plans to develop a series of social media-based strategy benchmark indexes using Social Market Analytics’ (SMA) state-of-the-art analytics. SMA chief executive officer Joseph A Gits IV, commented:  “CBOE is an unrivaled product innovator and a leader in the index space and SMA is a leader in providing actionable social media metrics.  We look forward to working with CBOE to create these first-of-their-kind indexes.”  For[...]

  • Technical Analysis & Charts | VIX | Futures | Jun 10, 2016, 2:00 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 6/10/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 6/10/2016

    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. CBOE Plans Its London Debut On Tuesday, CBOE announced that it will open its first international office in London next month, located in the Leadenhall building, aka “The Cheesegrater” building. This new initiative is one of many that allows CBOE to increase its global presence in the region and directly[...]

  • Market News | VIX | Trader Talk | Education | Jun 3, 2016, 1:54 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 6/3/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 6/3/2016

    The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets. VIX FIX – Volatility’s Summer Lull It’s been another uneventful week for stocks, which remained relatively unchanged.   As summer approaches and temperatures heat up, volatility has remained calm, cool and collected.  Even an impending vote on U.K.’s Brexit and today’s disappointing[...]

  • VIX | Education | May 27, 2016, 2:35 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup - 5/27/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup - 5/27/2016

    The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets. CBOE Expanding its Orbit with Eris CBOE announced on Monday that it has made minority equity investment in Eris Exchange Holdings. Eris is a U.S.-based futures exchange group that offers swap futures as a capital-efficient alternative to over-the-counter swaps.  CBOE’s stake in Eris, much like its partnership[...]

  • Market News | May 20, 2016, 3:02 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 5/20/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 5/20/2016

    The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets. William Brodsky: Legacy Continues CBOE held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders yesterday.  The company announced the addition of William M. Farrow III, President and CEO of Urban Partnership Bank, to its board, and that Chairman William Brodsky revealed that he would not be a candidate for director in 2017.  After[...]

  • VIX | Education | Futures | May 13, 2016, 1:34 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 5/13/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 5/13/2016

    The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets. VIX FIX – Tepid Volatility For weeks, market enthusiasts have braced themselves for a resurgence in volatility that has yet to materialize. The Dow Jones is ending the week slightly lower, while the CBOE Volatility Index continued to venture lower, dropping below the 14 level mid-week, before slightly rebounding[...]

  • Market News | May 6, 2016, 1:48 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 5/6/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 5/6/2016

    The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets. London Calling As a result of inroads made by CBOE’s business development team throughout Europe, CBOE plans to open an office in London this July.     This will be the first international business development base the exchange has established outside the U.S., paving the way for an increased[...]

  • Market News | Education | Apr 29, 2016, 3:35 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/29/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/29/2016

    The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets. CBOE Livevol Aims to Be a “Data Amazon” CBOE announced Thursday it has launched a new website, CBOE Livevol Data Shop, offering clients a full suite of uniquely customizable market data.  With the new Data Shop website, clients no longer have to purchase data or subscribe to data sets on a one-size-fits-all[...]

  • Market News | Education | Apr 22, 2016, 1:49 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/22/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/22/2016

    The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets. Stellar Connections Yesterday, CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) announced that Stellar Trading Systems, a multi-asset trading software and services specialist, has established connectivity with  CFE.  This new link extends the exchange’s global footprint, broadening its reach with European and Asian investors. [...]

  • Market News | Apr 15, 2016, 4:58 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/15/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/15/2016

    The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets. Target-Outome Investing. The Next Wave in Options Investing? On Wednesday, CBOE announced that it has created a series of 13 “Buffer Protect Indexes,” the first in planned family of options-based strategy performance benchmarks that are designed to target the outcomes of specific investment strategies. The[...]