TWIFO 203:  OPTIONS UPDATE AS MARKET MELTS DOWN

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: SEAN SMITH, FTSE RUSSELL
  • CME HOT SEAT: DEREK SAMMANN, SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR, GLOBAL HEAD OF COMMODITIES & OPTIONS PRODUCTS AT CME GROUP

ON TODAY’S EPISODE, MARK, SEAN AND DEREK:

  • LOOK AT THE OVERALL TRENDS IN THE CME GROUP’S OPTIONS COMPLEXES  
  • DISCUSS THE BIGGEST SURPRISES IN CME OPTIONS SO FAR THIS YEAR
  • TALK ABOUT THE REOPENING OF THE TRADING FLOORS
  • DISCUSS EQUITIES VOLATILITY AND THE UPCOMING RUSSELL RECONSTITUTION

FUTURES OPTIONS FEEDBACK

  • QUESTION FROM BIGDOGG: IS S&P SKEW SHOWING A STRONG INCLINATION FOR HEDGING AT THESE NEW ALL-TIME HIGHS? LOVING THE NETWORK. LONG TIME LISTENER. 
  • QUESTION FROM LT3: HOW IS RECON SHAPING UP FROM A VOLUME PERSPECTIVE? WILL THIS BE A HISTORIC YEAR?
  • QUESTION FROM BACK0$: WHY IS $OIV NO LONGER AN ACTIVE TICKER? YOU DISCUSS IT ON THE SHOW AND I’VE FOUND IT TO BE A USEFUL INDICATOR FOR CRUDE OIL VOLATILITY. 
  • QUESTION FROM MAE: WITH THE CRAZY MARKETS AND EVERYTHING UNEXPECTED GOING ON IN THE WORLD, WHY DON’T YOU RECONSTITUTE THE INDEX MORE THAN ONCE A YEAR?
  • QUESTION FROM MAR1022: ANY EXPECTATIONS FOR THE MARKETS ONCE THE RECON HAPPENS?

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