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Citadel Securities, SIG: An Analysis of Single-Security vs Index Option Allocations

Alphacution compares the two largest players in US equity options - SIG affiliate, Susquehanna Securities and Citadel Securities - based on a 10-year period of allocations to single security options (SSOs) and equity index options, including indications of scale variance, key factor preferences, and strategy shifts...

By |2024-05-05T23:14:17-04:00May 2nd, 2024|For Subscribers|

Trading Strategy Secrets: Hiding in Plain Sight

"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom."Viktor Frankl Alphacution's exploration to tease insight from the available data - to make the data dance - continues to expand. Sometimes this is due to weaving a new and unfamiliar data source. And, sometimes it's due to seeing something entirely new in a familiar dataset. A challenge in the process is the growing sense that we can never quite tell all the fascinating nuggets of the stories we discover. Be that as it may, the fact that data can be electrified to dance about the most consequential and mythological players in the capital markets ecosystem after they have expended so much energy to remain secretive makes this journey that much more thrilling. What follows here is a concentrated example of our expanding capabilities... Today's story takes advantage of Virtu Financial's latest Q3 2020 earnings-related data dump. Virtu is a regular topic on the [...]

By |2020-11-17T18:09:30-05:00November 11th, 2020|For Subscribers|