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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.

Volatility Trading to Launch on SPIKES Index

MIAX options exchange begins trading February 19, opening volatility market to competition for first time in history.

U.S. Listed Equity Options Markets: Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?

Aite Group’s newest report finds that while the number of market-making firms has decreased, U.S. exchange operators continue to roll out new venues.

The Essential Components of The Risk Management Framework for CCPs

OCC shared blog is adapted from remarks delivered on December 4, 2018 by Dale Michaels to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Market Risk Advisory Committee.

OCC Continues to Fulfill its Role as a SIFMU

OCC's Davidson discusses his firm's initiatives and goals to keep it registered as a systemically important financial market utility.

Things You Learn After 1 Year of Day Trading for a Living

In this blog, Andrew Keimer examines his successes and failures as a day trader over the last year.

Three Minutes With John Fennell, Chief Risk Officer At OCC

In this shared blog, OCC’s John Fennell sat down and talked about how OCC supports market innovations, manages industry risk and addresses advancements in the derivatives space.

Tradeweb Targets Options Illiquidity

RFQ trading protocol shows tremendous promise for large institutional trades.  

Greenwich Associates Names 2018 Leaders in Flow Equity Derivatives

In this report, market consultancy Greenwich Associates identifies top dealers and presents the list of 201 Share and Quality Leaders in Flow Equity Derivatives, including Equity Options & Volatility Products, Equity Swaps and Equity Futures, in Europe and North America.

OptionMetrics Adopts Financial Instrument Global Identifier for Options

Integration of the Object Management Group’s FIGI enables a more comprehensive view of financial markets and provides a consistent historical perspective through any corporate actions and other events.

Miami International Holdings Deploys OneTick for MIAX Emerald and MIAX Equities

MIAX enlists two additional exchanges following the success of OneTick on MIAX PEARL and MIAX Options.

OCC Clears Record 567 Million Contracts in October

Over 567 million contracts cleared in October, up 48.9 percent compared to 2017 and the fourth-highest single-day volume occurred on October 11 at 37,989,245 contracts.

Cboe and Nasdaq Capture 73% of Options Market: Tabb Group

The two largest exchange groups, Cboe and NASDAQ, have captured 73.2% of options volume in 2018, but the three smaller exchange operators have gained market share.

Rival Systems Releases OPRA Market Data Feed Handler

The new options feed handler allows clients to easily access consolidated options book and efficiently handle increased data rates.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Ex-Goldman Trader Readies New Bitcoin Exchange

In today's FLASHBACK, Traders Magazine looks back four years to the formation of one of the first Bitcoin exchanges and how it has evolved amid changes in technology and crypto acceptance.

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