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  • Article / 21 June 2018 at 8:46 GMT

    OIC unveils study on European demand for US-listed equity options

    Director, Europe / The Options Industry Council (OIC)
    United Kingdom
    OIC unveils study on European demand for US-listed equity options
    European investors use US options for income generation, capital appreciation and volatility strategies. Liquidity, price transparency and market structure are key drivers, with clearing house OCC issuing and guaranteeing contracts for the 15 US equity option exchanges, thus reducing counterparty risk.
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  • Article / 27 March 2018 at 10:45 GMT

    Why use options? A quick review of their benefits ... and risks

    Director, Europe / The Options Industry Council (OIC)
    United Kingdom
    Why use options? A quick review of their benefits ... and risks
    We often take for granted the reasons we use various tools in our portfolios. This article revisit some reasons why options may be useful financial instruments, which can include managing risk, generating income, gaining leverage, and market entry at lower cost than buying stocks.
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  • 13 January
    Morris Morris
    Hi ! Mate . Look at your weekly chart! $63 is key neckline of a massive inverse sHs? It is now short term resistance at if it...
    13 January
    Morris Morris
    There are also lots of inv sHs patterns on the weekly. Note one at $50 that was broken! There is strong momentum as per your note on...
  • Article / 09 November 2017 at 14:22 GMT

    NatGas in breakout mode as winter looms

    Head of Commodity Strategy / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    NatGas in breakout mode as winter looms
    Natural gas is trying to break out of a price range that has prevailed since June. Colder weather and expectations of an unseasonally low injection into storage have supported the price. Today's inventory report at 1530 GMT is expected to show an increase of just 14 billion cubic feet compared with a five-year average of 45 bcf for this week.
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  • Article / 09 November 2017 at 12:15 GMT

    Mid-session Europe: Politics to the fore

    Saxo Markets
    Denmark
    Mid-session Europe: Politics to the fore
    The possibility that president Trump's grand taxation reform will be delayed is hurting the dollar and boxing key FX pairs into tight ranges. In Britain, the departure of two ministers from Theresa May's scandal-tainted cabinet is raising doubts about her ability to negotiate Brexit, thereby hurting sterling. The euro is enjoying more benign times and has edged higher on a new more conciliatory tone from the EU.
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  • 1y
    Georgio Stoev Georgio Stoev
    We did not get a fill at the open as the stock has surged. We're abandoning.