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The Chicago Board of Options Exchange has set an April 10 date for the trading of options with a weekly expiration date.
Warburg Pincus is acquiring asset manager Source with eyes for more growth down the road in the ETF market space.
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 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.
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.
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.
With Autobahn Options, Deutsche Bank hopes to address the needs of options traders who are looking for new trading formulas.
High-speed trading shop Sun Trading plans to make a splash in the options world by leveraging the trading infrastructure it uses for equities.
Small options market MIAX trades ownership stake for order flow in deal with six big firms.
A new multi-strategy incubation fund is placing bets on predicted volatility and a tighter, less forgiving investment environment.
Responding to the success of some options exchanges in offering a maker-taker pricing model, the International Securities Exchange launched ISE Gemini in early August.
UBS' Matt Senecal and Hyannis Port's Tony Amicangioli predict the spread of high-speed trading to asset managers
I.A. Englander Expands Into Prime Brokerage to Sustain its High-Touch Model
Lake Hill Capital, a hedge fund that trades options, is seeing demand for its alpha-seeking strategy as concerns over Black Swan events subside.
Three options market-making firms have petitioned the Securities and Exchange Commission to require the four options exchanges that operate floors to expose large block trades to all market participants-both on-floor and off-floor-electronically.