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Cboe in the News: Schaeffer's Market Mashup

December 22, 2020

Matt Moran, Head of Index Insights at Cboe Global Markets®, and Scott Phillips, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Lavaca Capital, join Market Mashup Host Patrick Martin for the final episode of 2020. The group chats about risk-on/risk-off environments in 2020, "Greek" talk and options strategies amid volatility spikes. In this clip, Moran highlights how 2020 saw the VIX® Index hit record highs in March, leading to an unconventional risk-on/risk-off environment. Market participants throughout this year have had to navigate rising options volatility and re-assess protections and hedging in their portfolios.

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Listen to Previous Episodes Featuring Cboe® Experts

"Mini" S&P 500® Index Options

December 11, 2020

In this episode, Cboe’s John Angelos, Head of North American Derivatives Sales, and Anthony Monaco, Account Coverage Director, join Dan Powers, Vice President of Portfolio Management at Vector Wealth Management and Market Mashup Host Patrick Martin to discuss options trading while working-from-home, standard vs. mini contracts and how Mini S&P 500® Index (XSP) options stand out from other contracts.

The VIX® and Election Volatility

November 2, 2020

In this episode, Henry Schwartz, Head of Product Intelligence at Cboe®, and Dave Kovtun, Institutional Sales and Options Specialist at Jane Street, meet with Market Mashup Host Patrick Martin to discuss option market trends and the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election, scheduled vs. unscheduled volatility and predictions for the options market in 2021.

Mini VIX® Futures with Michael Izhaky

October 1, 2020

In this episode, Michael Izhaky, Vice President of Derivatives Strategy at Cboe®, and Market Mashup Host Patrick Martin discuss the value and best practices for Mini VIX® futures and the growing popularity for “mini” contracts.

Sector Trends and Trades with Jermal Chandler

September 17, 2020

In this episode, Jermal Chandler, Senior Instructor at Cboe’s Options Institute℠, and Market Mashup Host Patrick Martin discuss COVID-19’s effect on retail, real estate and travel sectors, how Select Sector Indices can benefit a trading portfolio and the upcoming 2020 U.S. Presidential Election.

VIX® Roundtable Part 2: Cboe Global Markets with Henry Schwartz and Kevin Davitt

September 9, 2020

In this episode, Henry Schwartz, Senior Director and Head of Product Intelligence at Cboe®, and Kevin Davitt, Senior Instructor at Cboe’s Options Institute℠, meet with Jason Roelke, Head of Institutional Equity Derivatives Sales at Citadel Securities, and Market Mashup Host Patrick Martin to continue last week’s discussion of the VIX® Index in 2020 and theories on future market sentiment.

VIX Roundtable Part 1: Cboe Global Markets with Kevin Davitt and John Hiatt

September 3, 2020

In this episode, Kevin Davitt, Senior Instructor at Cboe’s Options Institute℠, and John Hiatt, Vice President of Research and Product Development at Cboe®, join Market Mashup Host Patrick Martin for an in-depth roundtable discussion of all things volatility.

About Schaeffer's Market Mashup

Market Mashup is a weekly podcast produced by Schaeffer’s Investment Research, a stock and options publication. Each week, Managing Editor Patrick Martin is joined by traders, analysts and other dignitaries of the investing world to discuss options strategies, the latest macro trends and anything else that’s newsworthy in the stock market world.

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