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2014 in Review – A Note from Our CEO

This year, OptionsCity dedicated its efforts to enabling our customers to create their own experience to remain competitive in the options on futures markets. We did this by completely re-envisioning our flagship product, adding to our existing core services, and continuing our global expansion and gave back to the community that has helped us thrive. It was a challenging year that saw us put our heads down and intently focus on our core vision and priorities.

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Options Industry May See Second-Highest Volume Year

2014 may go down in the books as the second-highest volume year on record, as a high volatility at the beginning and end of the year boosted volume.

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Gain Market Insights With Unusual Options Activity

"Unusual options activity" has quite a buzz lately —especially as it spills over from the institutional arena into the retail options trading arena. What exactly is unusual options activity and how can it be used to help drive trading decisions? OptionsCity sat down with a Chicago-area options trader to get some answers. John Voorheis is chief operations officer at KeeneOnTheMarket.com and co-founder of OptionHacker.com.

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Options Volume Growth Could Be Low Single Digits Next Year

Options trading volume growth could be in the low single digits next year, but what type of growth the industry sees will depends on what’s going on outside the options market.

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Buy vs. build? It’s the task, not the size that matters

The “buy versus build” question continues to percolate in the trading community, but in recent conversations with software developers it appears to be reaching a tentative conclusion.

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