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Iraq may consider hedging crude production; Complexity In Funds Will Cost You; Volatility Is Low-But Not As Low As You Think Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight CME Group’s WTI Weeklys On a Roll Spencer Doar – JLN Over the past few years, weekly options have become a prominent portion of CME Group’s activities in financial asset classes. Jeff White, executive director energy products and services at CME, said the weeklys trend is catching hold in commodity assets. WTI weeklys have been a particular bright spot and last week’s OPEC meeting helped the exchange set a couple of records: 1) single day volume record of 12,129 weeklys and 2) single day open interest record of 17,106 Image courtesy CME Group White pointed to some…

Bitcoin Options Firm LedgerX Crosses Key Launch Hurdle; The Volatility Bubbling Just Below The Surface; Popularity of WTI Options Has Risen Alongside Volatility in Crude Oil Prices Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight More Turnover At The Top: Garry Jones Out At LME Jim Kharouf, JLN Garry Jones is out as CEO of the London Metal Exchange, perhaps marking a new path for the metals bourse. From a personal perspective, Jones is among the CEO set with deep knowledge of the derivatives and exchange space, with stints at NYSE LIFFE/NYSE Euronext, ICAP and BrokerTec. His insight into the derivatives space was usually thoughtful and on target. He inherited an exchange that was due for major changes and he implemented them. Switching the LME from its prior member-owned culture to one…