The Reason Why You Should Invest in the CBOE

The Reason Why You Should Invest in the CBOE

Posted On January 15, 2019 1:30 pm

This leading options exchange will benefit from increased volatility and a swing back to more actively managed investing.

We discussed how the spike in volatility at the beginning of February, which caused the implosion of VIX related ETPs,  was likely the harbinger to the market entering a higher volatility environment, or more accurately, represented a return to normal after years of artificially low volatility.

Indeed, as 2018 closed out, the market underwent violent swings with 2% plus price moves, occurring on an almost-daily basis.

But while this was a dramatic…

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Steve Smith

Steve Smith have been involved in all facets of the investment industry in a variety of roles ranging from speculator, educator, manager and advisor. This has taken him from the trading floors of Chicago to hedge funds on Wall Street to the world online. From 1987 to 1996, he served as a market maker at the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE) and Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). From 1997 to 2007, he was a Senior Columnist and Managing Editor for TheStreet.com, handling their Option Alert and Short Report newsletters. The Option Alert was awarded the MIN “best business newsletter” in 2006. From 2009 to 2013, Smith was a Senior Columnist and Managing Editor for Minyanville’s OptionSmith newsletter, as well as a Risk Manager Consultant for New Vernon Capital LLC. Smith acted as an advisor to build models and option strategies to reduce portfolio exposure and enhance returns for the four main funds. Since 2015, he has worked for Adam Mesh Trading Group. There, he has managed Options360 and Earning 360, been co-leader of Option Academy, and contributed to The Option Specialist website.