The Chicago Mercantile Exchange is sponsoring a couple sessions that might be of interest to the market neutral pair trader for those that happen to be in New York and will be attending The New York Traders Expo.
Hopefully they’ll post the sessions online at the Moneyshow.com for those of us unable to attend:
Sunday, February 14, 2010
10:15 am – 11:15 am
Spread Trading with CME Group Stock Index Futures, Part I
David Lerman, Director, Broker Services/Active Individual Trader, CME Group
CME Groups, David Lerman, discusses major stock index spreads, looking at sectors, as well as US and global indexes. Dave will cover margin, risk reward considerations, and more. Learn the major benefits of stock index futures spread trading.
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Spread Trading with CME Group Stock Index Futures, Part II
Joe Kinahan, Chief Derivatives Strategist, thinkorswim
Watch Joe as he shows off his trading style while trading CME Group Stock Index futures. Joe will demonstrate the power of spread trading using the E-mini S&P 400/500/600, NASDAQ and Dow ($5) futures contracts, and will show you how to use futures in your positions and how they help manage risk when used properly.