Barclays Capital and OptionsCity presented the Generating Alpha webinar on Monday, January 30, 2012.
In this webinar, we discussed implied vols, skew, execution and risk management.
The following topics/process are covered in detail:
• Decoding the information embedded in the options markets
• Capturing and comparing volatilities
• Filtering for optimal trade strategies based on the structure of the volatility surface
Eric Schlanger, Managing Director and Head of US Equity Flow Derivatives Trading - Americas at Barclays Capital
Based in New York, Mr. Schlanger is responsible for a team of traders that make markets in a wide range of equity derivative products. In addition, Mr. Schlanger trades the energy and cyclical portfolios.
Prior to joining Barclays Capital in September 2008, Mr. Schlanger spent seven years at Lehman Brothers, most recently as Head of Equities Flow Volatility Trading. Before that, he held positions as a partner at the hedge fund, Parallax Fund, and as an FBI agent.
Steve Kosanovich, VP Sales at OptionsCity Software
Shortly after OptionsCity was formed in 2007, Steve Kosanovich joined the company as VP of Sales. Steve's background includes being the NE Sales Manager for Original Software, a leading developer of database testing software. Steve was both an independent and a firm trader for 15 years, and he traded equities, commodities, and options around the world.
For more information on Barclays Capital, please visit: barcap.com or e-mail EQFlowDerivsUS@barcap.com
For more information on OptionsCity Software or to schedule a live demo, please visit optionscity.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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