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JLN Options: SEC Delays Action on BOX’s Jumbo SPY Proposal Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories SEC Delays Action on BOX’s Jumbo SPY ProposalPeter Chapman, Traders MagazineThe Securities and Exchange Commission put off a decision on whether to approve a request by the BOX Options Exchange to introduce a “jumbo” options contract based on the SPY exchange-traded fund that is 10 times larger than the standard SPY option.http://jlne.ws/12qLktP VIX Futures Trading Hours Will Almost Double by June, CFE SaysNikolaj Gammeltoft, BloombergBusinessweekThe CBOE Futures Exchange LLC will almost double trading hours for futures linked to the benchmark gauge for U.S. options prices as part of a move toward around- the-clock market access.http://jlne.ws/13Y7vfJ Stocks Trim Losses,…

JLN Options: ISE Renews CBOE Automated-Markets Patent Court Fight Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories ISE Renews CBOE Automated-Markets Patent Court FightAndrew Harris, BloombergInternational Securities Exchange LLC, an electronic options-trading forum, is set to renew legal hostilities with Chicago Board Options Exchange Inc. today in a fight over an automated trading patent.http://jlne.ws/YS5xY4 FOCUS: Speculators Exit Bullish Precious Metals Futures, Options Positions — CFTCDebbie Carlson, Kitco News (via Forbes)Weaker prices and a greater interest in other markets like equities convinced speculators to lighten up on their bullish precious metals futures and options positions at the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, with funds setting a new low for gold bullish position in…

JLN Options: No Nervousness on ‘Fiscal Cliff,’ but It’s a Headwind Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories No Nervousness on ‘Fiscal Cliff,’ but It’s a HeadwindBob Pisani, CNBCSo the spread between the cash VIX (roughly 16) and the most active front month contract (February, at roughly 17) is about 100 basis points. The normal spread is at least 200 basis points. Not only is there no worry, but there is less demand for protection than might be expected.http://jlne.ws/STnlRf The Biggest Waste of Money in 2012Dan Caplinger, The Motley FoolSmart investors understand that in order to earn healthy returns, you have to be willing to take on risk. But along the way, some investors decided that…

JLN Options: Ed Boyle to Join BOX as SVP in January; Why the ‘VIX of VIX’ is at Historical Lows Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Ed Boyle to Join BOX as SVP in JanuaryJohn Lothian News has learned that senior derivatives industry executive Ed Boyle will be joining The Boston Options Exchange (BOX) as a senior vice president of business development and strategy. Boyle, the former head of NYSE’s Arca exchange and more recently an executive with GETCO, has been acting as a consultant for BOX for the last month. Last month, Boyle was named to the Advisory Committee of John J. Lothian & Company, Inc.  Additionally, he serves on the advisory board of OptionsCity Software, Inc. BackgroundHe was tabbed in December 2010…

JLN Options: Approval Pending, Miami Exchange Plans Its Launch Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Approval Pending, Miami Exchange Plans Its LaunchJacob Bunge, The Wall Street JournalThe Miami Options Exchange plans to open for business Dec. 7, though the market has yet to be granted formal approval by U.S. regulators.The planned stock-options exchange, which aims to become the 11th U.S. options market, told banks and financial firms of the expected launch in a notice that outlined the final tests of its new trading system.http://jlne.ws/QM0Y1N Only The VIX Gets The Fiscal CliffJoe Weisenthal, Business InsiderIf you watch coverage of the Fiscal Cliff, you might think that on January 1, the economy is going to…