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Kevin Hornsby

  • Market News | Apr 10, 2016, 1:00 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup - 4/8/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup - 4/8/2016

    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 Stands By, Bye, Buy Markets retreated this week, coming off of their March gains. The VIX Index spiked to 16.70 on Thursday, before leveling out at 15.36 on Friday. As the VIX Index trends lower this month, some investors are using VIX to pack their portfolios with protection, predicting[...]

  • Market News | VIX | Apr 1, 2016, 1:04 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/1/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 4/1/2016

    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. Volatility Suite – Expanded CBOE listed options on the FTSE 100 and FTSE China 50 Index this week, offering investors exposure to U.K. and Chinese markets. These are two of many new products CBOE expects to offer on FTSE Russell indexes, giving investors access to diverse hedging tools. “CBOE targets product[...]

  • Market News | Mar 24, 2016, 2:21 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 3/24/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 3/24/2016

    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. Interest in Bank Lending Market In December, CBOE partnered with Environmental Financial Products (EFP) to create the American Financial Exchange (AFX), a new electronic marketplace that supports short-term funding for small- to mid-size banks. Since launch, AFX has processed over $600 million in loans. “CBOE Libor[...]

  • Market News | VIX | Futures | Mar 18, 2016, 3:00 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 3/18/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 3/18/2016

    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. New Options Flexibility This Monday, CBOE will begin offering FLEX Index Options with Asian and Cliquet style settlement. These new exchange-traded exotic options are particularly appealing to the insurance industry, giving indexed annuity writers new options-based hedging alternatives.  For more information, see[...]

  • Market News | Mar 11, 2016, 1:26 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 3/11/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 3/11/2016

    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 Bell Ringing Ceremony for Gender Equality On Monday, CBOE hosted a closing-bell ringing ceremony featuring representatives from Women in ETFs, who, to commemorate International Woman’s Day on Tuesday, rang the bell for gender equality.  The event at CBOE kicked-off a tour of exchanges around the world for[...]

  • Market News | VIX | Futures | Mar 4, 2016, 1:56 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 3/4/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 3/4/2016

    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. RMC Wrap-Up The 32nd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) was held this week. Over 300 financial professionals gathered in sunny Bonita Springs, Florida to discuss the latest trends in volatility trading and risk management techniques.  Each year, RMC provides an excellent forum for CBOE and its customers[...]

  • Market News | Technical Analysis & Charts | VIX | Strategy | Feb 26, 2016, 1:30 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 2/26/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 2/26/2016

    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 and Vest Financial Last month, CBOE made a majority equity investment in Vest Financial, an asset management firm that provides options-based services through packaged products and develops technology solutions for options-based investments. CBOE’s investment in Vest will allow for enhanced integration of CBOE’s[...]

  • VIX | Education | Futures | Feb 19, 2016, 1:35 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 2/19/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 2/19/2016

    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 Makes Itself At Home Volatility seems to have settled in to stay. Blame it on the Fed, oil prices or global economic weaknesses, market turbulence seems to have hung its coat and made itself at home.  Volatility may not be rising, but it’s definitely staying put. “Volatility Update:[...]

  • Market News | VIX | Education | Futures | Feb 12, 2016, 12:30 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 2/12/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 2/12/2016

    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. Overnight VIX Values Coming in March Beginning next month, CBOE will begin disseminating values for the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) during its overnight, extended trading hours session (2:00 to 8:15 am CT) for SPX and VIX options. Overnight dissemination of the VIX Index will enable market participants to view volatility[...]

  • Market News | VIX | Education | Feb 5, 2016, 5:00 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 2/5/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 2/5/2016

    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: Overnight Access Granted CBOE announced this week that it will begin overnight dissemination of the CBOE Volatility Index next month, enabling market participants to “view volatility during that period through the same lens used in regular U.S. trading hours.” “CBOE Extends VIX Index Overnight for[...]

  • Market News | Jan 22, 2016, 5:00 PM

    Options News Roundup

    Options News Roundup

    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. Vector: CBOE’s New Trade Engine, is Coming Soon CBOE continues preparations to unveil its next generation trade engine, CBOE Vector. The state of the art platform is being designed to provide greatly increased transaction speeds while handling constantly increasing message traffic and industry demand for additional[...]

  • Market News | Education | Strategy | Jan 15, 2016, 2:51 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 1/15/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 1/15/2016

    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. CBOE 2016: Building on Strengths Earlier this week, CBOE held its annual press luncheons in Chicago and New York, telling the story of how the exchange continues to “collaborate, create and connect “to expand its business. In 2016, the exchange looks forward to introducing new products, reaching customers[...]

  • Market News | Education | Jan 8, 2016, 6:30 PM

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 1/8/2016

    The Weekly Options News Roundup – 1/8/2016

    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: New Year, Same Ole Volatile Markets During the year’s first week of trading, stocks took a sharp downturn due to turmoil in China that ignited global markets into a sell-off. The Dow Jones fell over 900 points this week, while the VIX Index climbed above the 27-level. [...]