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John D'Antona Jr.
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NYSE Opens West Coast Trading Floor

In a LinkedIn post, NYSE announced it has opened a new West Coast options trading floor.

MIAX Launches SPIKES Options

SPIKES is a measure of the expected 30-day volatility in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), the most actively-traded exchange-traded fund in the world, and was developed by T3 Index.

Cboe Global Markets Begins Rollout of Options on 11 Select S&P Sector Indices

New index options expected to hold particular appeal for European investors seeking targeted exposure to U.S. equity sectors.

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CBOE Set to Trade Weeklies

The Chicago Board of Options Exchange has set an April 10 date for the trading of options with a weekly expiration date.

Anatomy of an ETF Challenger

Warburg Pincus is acquiring asset manager Source with eyes for more growth down the road in the ETF market space.

A Bright Future For Swapping Futures

While no one expects swaps futures to take over the OTC swaps market, a movement of 5 percent of the massive OTC swaps volume would be a huge win for futures market.

The Big Data Edge for Hedge Funds

The term "big data" has been around for some time, but questions remain exactly how hedge funds and other buysiders exploit the vast stores of data that has never been available to them in the past, which continue to grow each day.

Game Time

With 17 newly minted swaps execution facilities now live, and looming regulatory deadlines that will push more trading to SEFs, 2014 is expected to be the year the industry redesigned by the Dodd-Frank Act begins to really take shape.

CBOE Bets On Volatility Trading

Leveraging the popularity of its CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), the Chicago Board Options Exchange closed 2013 with a spate of activity that has included introducing several new volatility products and expanding its trading hours to accommodate European trading.