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OptionMetrics Sponsors IQPC’s Volatility Trading & Risk Management Event in New York

January 24, 2005

New York, NY – January 24, 2005

OptionMetrics today announced that it is sponsoring the Volatility Trading & Risk Management Conference in New York City on March 1st – 2nd, 2005, hosted by IQPC. This conference, the first of its kind in the US, will feature presentations and insights on volatility trading delivered by some of the most respected practitioners in the field.

“We’re very pleased to be part of this important event,” said David J. Hait, president of OptionMetrics. “The consideration of volatility as a distinct asset class presents unique opportunities to fund managers and traders. Strategies such as the active management of volatility exposure, diversification into volatility, and hedging using volatility, have the potential for bringing excess returns. This conference will help our customers and others develop and implement strategies to realize these opportunities and to effectively manage their risk exposure.”

As part of its sponsorship, OptionMetrics’ customers and potential customers will receive 50% off the standard registration fees for this event.

OptionMetrics, LLC is a financial research and consulting firm specializing in the econometric analysis of the options markets. It provides unique solutions to clients in the financial services industry by leveraging its core expertise in the options markets, econometrics, and technology.

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