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CBOE After Hours Liquidity; OCC on Data; Point72 algo trader hired from Citadel Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories ETH Liquidity Continues to Improve Matt McFarland – CBOE Options Blog CBOE’s Extended Trading Hours (ETH) offers trading in the Exchange’s flagship SPX, SPXW, and VIX option products beginning at 8:00 a.m. London time. CBOE made ETH available in March 2015 and has seen significant growth in 2017. Liquidity has continued to improve and has most recently dramatically increased with the entrance of two London-based dealers willing and able to commit capital to trades. Average daily volume has jumped from 4,400 contracts in 2016 to 7,500 in 2017, a 70% increase. August is on pace to be the…

The Yin and Yang of Options Markets Options,Video,video

Henry Schwartz, president of Trade Alert, thinks the options industry is doing well given current market conditions, but is quick to acknowledge its much publicized struggles. In this video from the Options Industry Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., Schwartz talks about the interrelated forces at work in options markets today and how they are both hurting and helping the industry. For more on Schwartz’ take on the industry, see Not as Bad as it Seems: Schwartz Addresses the State of the Options Industry.