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Zero-day options: timebomb or new normal?
July 7, 2023

“For all the dire warnings, various gauges show options markets are taking this fast-tracked revolution in their stride. Whether it’s the ratio of calls to puts, buyers to sellers, or institutional to retail investors, the data present a picture of ...

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OptionMetrics Releases Industry’s First Implied Beta Dataset – IvyDB Beta – to More Accurately Assess Expected Returns of Securities with Systematic Risk
June 28, 2023

OptionMetrics is pleased to announce we have released our latest product IvyDB Beta. Serving as the industry’s first implied beta dataset, IvyDB Beta empowers brokerages, portfolio and risk managers, market makers, hedge funds, and other industry participants to better assess ...

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OptionMetrics Makes US Dividend Forecast Data Available to Academic Researchers
June 21, 2023

OptionMetrics is thrilled to announce that Woodseer Dividend Forecast data for U.S. equities, American depositary receipts (ADRs), and ETFs is now available to academia. The dataset can be leveraged by academia to assess expected dividend payouts, investment strategies, security performance, ...

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Fear Gauge: Insights into What the Future of Wheat and Corn Might Hold
May 8, 2023

In case you missed OptionMetrics’ latest blog, MoneyShow is featuring the full piece in their recent commodities article, “Fear Gauge: Insights into What the Future of Wheat and Corn Might Hold.” Read below to learn more. Read Full Article Here

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SVB Failure & Market Stability With Bond Spreads & Treasury Volatility
April 11, 2023

In case you missed OptionMetrics’ latest blog, the full post is available to read in the recent ValueWalk article, “SVB Failure & Market Stability With Bond Spreads & Treasury Volatility,” below. Read Full Article Here

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OptionMetrics Announces Acquisition of Woodseer Global
March 28, 2023

OptionMetrics is thrilled to announce that we have acquired Woodseer Global Dividend Forecasting, a provider of dividend forecast data for equities, American depositary receipts (ADRs), and ETFs. This acquisition expands our research data offerings and positions us as a key ...

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Investors zero in on short-dated options to trade US inflation prints
March 23, 2023

“Garrett DeSimone, head of quantitative research at OptionMetrics, an options database and analytics provider for institutional investors, says the spikes in the volume of short-dated EEM options on CPI days show that the ‘hype’ around trading near-expiry options is spreading ...

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The Impact of the Ukraine War on Commodities
March 14, 2023

OptionMetrics Contributor Brett Friedman joined Jill Malandrino on Nasdaq #TradeTalks to discuss the impact of the Ukraine war on commodities. Watch the full interview below. Read Full Article Here

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Exclusive: Wall Street examines risks around short-dated options as warnings rise-sources
March 10, 2023

“The daily volume of 0DTE contracts on the S&P 500 (SPX) increased from around 400,000 in January 2022 to approximately 1.2 million in March 2023, representing a three-fold increase in daily volume, according to data from OptionMetrics.” Read the full ...

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