CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index

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CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index

An index showing the performance of a buy-write strategy involving the stocks on the S&P 500. That is, the BuyWrite Index shows an investor what would happen if she/he purchased the stocks on the S&P 500 and wrote call options in which the S&P 500 index were the underlying asset. See also: Covered call.
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Inspired by CBOE's flagship strategy benchmark series, the new benchmarks use RUT options to create a CBOE Russell 2000 PutWrite Index, a CBOE Russell 2000 Zero-Cost Put Spread Collar Index, a CBOE Russell 2000 30-Delta BuyWrite Index, a CBOE Russell 2000 Conditional BuyWrite Index, and a CBOE Russell 2000 One-Week PutWrite Index.
In August, CBOE created a similar series of 10 options-based strategy performance benchmark indexes that used S&P 500 Index (SPX) Weeklys options to create new versions of two of CBOE's strategy benchmark indexes -- the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM) and the CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite (PUT) Index -- as well as new risk-managed option selling strategies featuring SPX and CBOE Volatility Index[sup.
Other products engineered by CBOE include equity options, security index options, LEAPS options, FLEX options, and benchmark products such as the CBOE S&P BuyWrite Index (BXM).
ETFs like the PowerShares S&P 500 BuyWrite (PBP), which is based on the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index, may be poised to find the mainstream ETF market because of its ability to minimize volatility and provide downside protection in a portfolio, says Ed McRedmond of Invesco PowerShares.
BOSTON -- Rampart Investment Management, a leading asset management firm specializing in option strategies, today announced it has signed an agreement with the Santa Barbara County Employees' Retirement System (SBCERS), an approximately $2 billion public employee retirement system in California, to manage an option strategy using the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM) investment approach.
Other products engineered by CBOE include equity options, security index options, Weeklys options, FLEX options and benchmark products such as the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM).
Other groundbreaking products engineered by CBOE include equity options, security index options, LEAPS options, FLEX options, and benchmark products, such as the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM).
Other groundbreaking products engineered by CBOE include equity options, security index options, LEAPS, FLEX options, and benchmark products, such as the CBOE BuyWrite Index (BXM).
63% average annual total return on the CBOE BuyWrite Index.
The new benchmark indexes will use popular S&P 500 Index (SPX) Weeklys options to create new versions of two of CBOE's flagship strategy benchmark indexes -- the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM) and the CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite (PUT) Index -- as well as completely new risk-managed option selling strategies featuring S&P 500 Index (SPX) and CBOE Volatility Index[sup.
The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and Standard and Poor's earned the award for "Most Innovative Benchmark Index" for their jointly developed S&P 500 BuyWrite Index, which provides investors with a benchmark to track the popular "buy-write" options strategy.
CHICAGO -- Ibbotson Associates, a leading provider of asset allocation knowledge and tools, today announced the results of its case study on the "covered-call" investment strategy represented by the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM).