Now facing seven rival options markets and looking to innovate, CBOE has asked the SEC for...


Now facing seven rival options markets and looking to innovate, CBOE has asked the SEC for permission to list options that expire within one day. The operator of the largest options exchange says contracts of 1-4 days in duration would help companies hedge overnight and weekend risks at a fraction of today's costs.
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  • D_Virginia
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    "Help companies hedge risk" is trader code for "help traders gamble will less rules."
    10 Sep 2010, 01:05 PM Reply Like
  • MarketGuy
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    Adjust options to the false price discovery of HFT?

     

    This is the tail wagging the dog folks...scary crap.
    10 Sep 2010, 01:20 PM Reply Like
  • D_Virginia
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    Before long they'll offer contracts that expire within one minute, to help HFTs head minute-to-minute risk.

     

    What a crock.
    10 Sep 2010, 01:45 PM Reply Like
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