Q4 2022 Options Newsletter

  • 18 Oct 2022
  • By CME Group

Access a real-time view on volatility through CVOLTM

Monitor risk expectations in real-time on 27 futures products and six aggregate markets with the CME Group Volatility Index (CVOLTM), a robust measure of 30-day implied volatility derived from the world's most actively traded options on futures.

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Now live: E-mini Nasdaq-100 Weekly options

Expand your choices to manage market moving events and fine-tune your trading strategies with E-mini Nasdaq-100 Weekly options. These short-dated contracts offer greater flexibility for trading the leading benchmark of modern-day industrials, the Nasdaq-100 Index.

Now trading: Ether options

To build on the strength and liquidity of CME Group Ether futures, CME Group has introduced Ether options. These contracts are designed to provide more versatility for managing ether price risk and to enhance your cryptocurrency trading strategies.

September highlights: E-mini S&P 500 Options and SOFR Options

E-mini S&P 500 options averaged 1.39M contracts per day, making it the most actively traded product for the month of September. SOFR options was the second most actively traded product at 848K contracts per day, up 64% vs August and +120% vs. July.

Excell with Options: All that glitters is not gold - navigating a bearish outlook with options

With current macroeconomic factors and several market catalysts approaching, traders may be looking at gold as a safe haven. In this issue, Rich takes the other side and considers a short gold call spread to fund a put. He also looks at delta-hedged copper calls as a strategy for the current economic environment.

Options Spotlight Tool: This Week in Options Report

Access current intraday and weekly rolling totals (from last trading day of prior week until today’s most recent update) through this QuikStrike tool.