Why You Shouldn’t Fear the Fear Gauge

Excerpted from TheStreet.com – David Haitt, OptionMetrics CEO’s recent article: The VIX can’t tell you when a rough ride is coming, but it may protect you when things get bumpy. Over the past 20 years, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX.X) has gone from an obscure market barometer relegated to peripheral space on a few hundred quote screens to a widely followed … Read More »


ORC2016 Keynote Speaker: John Marshall

OptionMetrics is pleased to announce that John Marshall will join us this year as our ORC2016 Keynote Speaker. John Marshall manages the Goldman Sachs Derivatives Research team in New York, focusing on single stock options, sector options and cross-asset research. He has written over 2,500 options trade recommendations in collaboration with fundamental research analysts over the past 12 years as part of their flagship product, the Weekly Options Watch. He has published several major studies on how stocks and options trade around company events, systematic options selling… Read More »


OptionMetrics Research Conference (ORC2016)

OptionMetrics Research Conference 2016, November 14, 2016 | New York, NY
OptionMetrics is excited to announce our 5th Annual Research Conference (ORC2016). As in years past, ORC2016 will bring together OptionMetrics users and researchers from both academia and industry to present and discuss their research. The focus of this conference is to share ideas, explore trends and developments in the field, and increase in-depth knowledge of the options markets…Read More »


OptionMetrics to Present at Global EQD 2016

OptionMetrics’ President and Founder, David Hait, will be kicking off the conference with a presentation titled “What Implied Volatility Tells Us About Future Asset Returns,” where he’ll share insights on how main findings from recent trends in academic papers can be applied from an operational perspective… Read More »


Crazy Math, Illiquidity, and More Takeaways from the OptionMetrics Conference

“Food for thought from the OptionMetrics Conference” – This is the title of a blog post by Adam Warner from Schaeffer’s Investment Research. He posted an informative and entertaining review of the 2015 OptionMetrics Research Conference featuring his  personal takeaways, including: 1 – It takes a while to heat an aircraft carrier; 2 – I thought there would be no math…Or … Read More »


OptionMetrics Research Conference (ORC2015)

Join us at the 2015 OptionMetrics Research Conference! October 19, 2015 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex OptionMetrics cordially invites you to attend our 4th Annual OptionMetrics Research Conference (ORC2015) which is being held on October 19, 2015 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex ORC2015 will bring together OptionMetrics users and researchers from both … Read More »


OptionMetrics Research Conference (ORC2015): Call for Papers – Deadline August 12, 2015

Call for Papers for 2015 OptionMetrics Research Conference (ORC2015) The 2015 OptionMetrics Research Conference (ORC2015) will bring together OptionMetrics users and researchers from both academia and industry. The goal of the conference is to share ideas and increase overall understanding of the options markets. Anyone who currently uses, or has an interest in using, any of OptionMetrics’ IvyDB data products … Read More »


The Business Journals announces our 3rd annual OptionMetrics Research Conference!

September 30, 2014 The Business Journals announces our 3rd annual OptionMetrics Research Conference! Industry conference draws leaders to discuss options and crash risk, asset prices, volatility, and the markets overall PR Newswire NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — OptionMetrics, a leading source for quality historical option price data, tools and analytics, has announced the … Read More »


Eran Steinberg, joined OptionMetrics as Vice President, Head of Global Sales and Marketing.

September 30, 2014 Eran Steinberg, joined OptionMetrics as Vice President, Head of Global Sales and Marketing. Eran Steinberg, 44, joined OptionMetrics as Vice President, Head of Global Sales and Marketing. He was formerly Vice President, Head of Americas Account Management at S&P Capital IQ. In his new role, Eran Steinberg will be responsible for increasing visibility and sales for the … Read More »


OptionMetrics Extends Licensing of Its IvyDB Europe Options Database to Academic Institutions

New York, NY – April 2, 2012 OptionMetrics, the financial industry’s premier provider of accurate and complete historical options price data and analytics, today announced it is extending the licensing of its IvyDB Europe options database service to universities. Launched in 2006, IvyDB Europe is the first academic quality database of historical price, implied volatility, and sensitivity information for the … Read More »