Jared Woodard

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Jared is the senior equity derivatives analyst at BGC Partners, focusing on volatility trading and hedging strategies, quantitative fundamental and volatility-based portfolio screens, and macroeconomic and cross-asset themes. Previously, he was a portfolio manager at Clinamen Financial Group, a commodity trading advisor, and the principal at Condor Options, an independent derivatives research company.Expand

Jared has been quoted in various media outlets including Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and Reuters. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Fordham University.Collapse

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Jared Woodard

 | Aug 20, 2014 | 9:35 AM EDT
Japanese export and import growth both came in stronger than expected for July, but with greater export volumes, the net trade balance was positive...
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Jared Woodard

 | Aug 19, 2014 | 8:06 AM EDT
President Xi's anti-corruption campaign isn't just about corruption. It's a purge of political opponents and entrenched elites. Xi is making it clear...
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Jared Woodard

 | Aug 18, 2014 | 10:29 AM EDT
Via Vox, this map of the world's unfavorable view of Russia is pretty striking. View Chart » View in New Window...
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Jared Woodard

 | Aug 15, 2014 | 11:07 AM EDT
GS one month implied volatility skew is in the top %ile vs the last three years. Also HAS and SHW. May be advantageous places to buy put spreads as...
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Jared Woodard

 | Aug 14, 2014 | 8:51 AM EDT
Rosneft is asking the Russian government for $42B in aid, in one of the first signs that Western sanctions may be having some effects. http://www....
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Jared Woodard

 | Aug 13, 2014 | 10:55 AM EDT
The NY Fed's index of settlement failures for Treasury securities spiked earlier this summer and drew a lot of attention to potential liquidity...
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Jared Woodard

 | Aug 12, 2014 | 11:39 AM EDT
In my article for OptionsProfits today we're looking at implied volatility in GBP/USD, which has risen for the past several weeks after reaching new...
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Jared Woodard

 | Aug 11, 2014 | 12:33 PM EDT
Thinking about equity repurchase activity last week: - Been dumped by a suitor and need a pick-me-up? Buy back stock! (TWX) - Just dumped a bad...
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Jared Woodard

 | Aug 5, 2014 | 9:43 AM EDT
Market US Services and Composite PMI are coming out momentarily, with prior readings of 61 and 60.9 respectively. At 10:00 we have ISM non-...
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Jared Woodard

 | Aug 4, 2014 | 12:36 PM EDT
It seems like equity indexes have found some support and might trade in a range for awhile. There are fewer earnings releases to act as catalysts, as...

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Kohl's is beginning to lose its upside momentum this week. The stock has been in hy...

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