Tag: chicago

  • North America

    Chicago Stock Exchange

    Based in the third largest city in the United States, the Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX) operates as a national securities exchange and self-regulated organization under the oversight of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). As an integral element of the National Market System, CHX offers competition to all U.S. equity markets and facilitates trading transactions in virtually all ...

  • Glossary

    V

    Vesting Schedule – A Vesting Schedule is often included as part of an options contract, and specifies the dates on which the option can be exercised. Employee stock options often include detailed vesting schedules that prevent employees from “cashing out” their stock options all at once. Volatility Index (VIX) – The VIX, sometimes known as […]

  • Exchanges

    North America

    In many senses, North America enjoys one of the biggest and most developed stock markets in the world. Since the country is one of the few privileged enough to be at the top of the global food-chain, it enjoys the many benefits of a thriving economy and a developed infrastructure. One of the biggest of all North American stock exchanges is most likely the NYSE Amex Equities, although it ...

  • North America

    National Stock Exchange

    With offices in both Jersey City and Chicago, the National Stock Exchange (NSX) is regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Additionally, the NSX tracks all trading conducted on the exchange by means of systemic controls and automated daily surveillance. NSX views compliance with its own rules and federal securities laws as being essential to investor confidence and ...

  • North America

    Chicago Board Options

    The Chicago Board Options Exchange, or CBOE for short, is one of the largest and oldest options exchanges in the world. First established in 1973, the CBOE mediates almost half a billion options contracts each year, involving over 50 stock indexes and 1200+ companies. The CBOE is one of the major national exchanges that call Chicago home, along with the Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX)and the ...

  • Exchanges

    Futures Stock Exchange

    Today’s futures trading houses, also known as Exchanges, are in many respects the modern versions of marketplaces where farmers would try and secure buyers for their crops before harvesting. Finding buyers for commodities to be delivered at some future date has become a critical part of our economic system, and specialized futures exchanges have been established to provide a safe, secure ...