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Investors reach for riskier assets as fear seeps out of markets
May 16, 2024

"'Investors' appetite for risk assets appear to be on the rise,' said Garrett DeSimone, head quant at OptionMetrics." Explore the latest insights on shifting market dynamics in the featured Reuters article below, "Investors reach for riskier assets as fear seeps ...

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Garrett DeSimone on The Options Brew Podcast
May 14, 2024

OptionMetrics Head Quant Garrett DeSimone joined Lex and Molly on The Options Brew podcast to discuss rethinking the covered call strategy using implied beta, and more. To watch the full interview, see link below. Listen to full podcast here

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Options data: AI Tech Stock Bubble?
March 20, 2024

"Can options data be used to supplement more traditional metrics to help identify possible bubbles?" Read "Options data: AI Tech Stock Bubble?" with the latest insights on detecting financial bubbles from Brett Friedman, OptionMetrics contributor featured on Barchart below. Read ...

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OptionMetrics Releases IvyDB US 6.0 and IvyDB ETF 4.0 with Proprietary Methodologies for Faster, More Precise Options Implied Volatilities
March 13, 2024

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OptionMetrics, the leader in financial data and analytics for institutional investors and academic researchers worldwide, releases IvyDB US 6.0 and IvyDB ETF 4.0. Both datasets include even more accurate options implied volatility (IV) calculations and greeks, enhanced index and single stock ...

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OptionMetrics Sponsoring, Exhibiting at Quant Strats 2024 New York
March 7, 2024

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OptionMetrics, the leader in historical options analytics for institutional investors and academic researchers worldwide, is announcing it is sponsoring and exhibiting at Quant Strats, March 12, at Quorum by Convene, New York. OptionMetrics will showcase its historical equity and futures ...

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Commodities: Telling a Different Story?
February 28, 2024

"Things seem to be looking up for the US economy, GDP growth is good, inflation is moderating, and interest rates are on the decline. Despite these favorable indicators, commodities are telling a different story." Read "Commodities: Telling a Different Story" ...

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Nvidia bets dominate US options market as AI fervor grows
February 26, 2024

Should Nvidia's options remain popular with traders as AI makes its way through the options market? Read "Nvidia bets dominate US options market as AI fervor grows" with insights from Garrett DeSimone, Head Quantitative Research at OptionMetrics below. Read Full ...

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Is it a problem that small investors are showing huge enthusiasm for Nvidia? Probably Not
February 22, 2024

"Garrett DeSimone, head quantitative research at OptionMetrics, said retail investor activity in Nvidia options has been rising since the start of the year." With Nvidia Corp releasing their latest quarterly financial results, their performance figures have drawn more interest from ...

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OptionMetrics Integrates AI into Woodseer Dividend Forecast Data to Enable Faster Processing of Dividend Predictions for Equities, ADRs, ETFs
February 14, 2024

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OptionMetrics, a leading options database and analytics provider for institutional investors and academic researchers worldwide, has integrated ChatGPT-4 artificial intelligence (AI) into its Woodseer Dividend Forecast Data product used by portfolio managers, equity researchers, traders, and others to assess ex-dividend ...

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