As you prepare to handle event risk around the trade wars, short-term options offer a strong risk management strategy for high-impact events.
CME Group weekly options have seen tremendous growth. As traders work to manage short-term event risk around negotiations, decisions, and tariffs, weekly options provide the precision and flexibility you need.
Monitor how the trade war influences market expectations, focusing on options volatility to make informed decisions about event risk. As effects of the trade war shift the markets, watch forecasts for future movements, review historical markets or use CME Group’s tools to do more analysis.
See instantly which option calls and puts have the most trading, by strike and expiration, and compare vs. the last day/week/month, to help you plan. Use the Open Interest Heatmap to build your own heatmap of where positions are concentrated trade war-affected contracts. Get started
See how markets are pricing upcoming economic and geopolitical events through the lens of options volatility. Through the ongoing trade war, volatility continues to change, which may provide valuable insight into what's coming. Get started
Follow market sentiment on price for products affected by the trade war with the Vol2Vol tool. See how many standard deviations a strike is from the at-the-money (ATM) futures price and chart open interest and volume. Get started
Learn how economic events can move markets and what to watch to make the most of your trading strategy.
Get an overview of strangles as a trading strategy for options, including benefits of the strategy and more.