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

 | Jul 28, 2014 | 11:17 AM EDT
This is an interesting take on the recent low volatility environment - esp. thinking about market risk in terms of the spread between eurodollar...
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Jared Woodard

 | Jul 25, 2014 | 9:25 AM EDT
Polycom announced a new share repurchase authorization on Wednesday worth $200M and said that its previous program authorized for $400M had been...
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Jared Woodard

 | Jul 24, 2014 | 2:32 PM EDT
With just over 40% of S&P 500 components having reported 2Q earnings, 158 of them or about 77% have surprised to the upside on earnings, 65% on...
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Jared Woodard

 | Jul 23, 2014 | 1:42 PM EDT
This was a big surprise after assurances otherwise from them earlier this year. So many banks now have cut headcount in fixed income, currencies, and...
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Jared Woodard

 | Jul 22, 2014 | 8:16 AM EDT
This looks like an important research note from the Fed, on the decline in long-term unemployment: http://www.federalreserve.gov/econresdata/notes/...
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Jared Woodard

 | Jul 21, 2014 | 12:57 PM EDT
As the chair said, inflation data is noisy, but if a high CPI reading, esp the core estimate, causes investors to think they see a meaningful trend,...
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Jared Woodard

 | Jul 18, 2014 | 8:16 AM EDT
BBBY announced a $1.1B accelerated share repurchase plan yesterday which is intended to be completed by the end of the year. With a market cap of 12....
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Jared Woodard

 | Jul 17, 2014 | 2:23 PM EDT
Bloomberg: "If macroeconomic conditions continue to improve at the current pace, the normalization process may need to begin sooner rather than later...
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Jared Woodard

 | Jul 16, 2014 | 9:29 AM EDT
Several comments this morning from speakers at the Delivering Alpha conference about passive vs. active investment management; my take is that as...
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Jared Woodard

 | Jul 15, 2014 | 10:21 AM EDT
Implied volatility in small caps has rebounded sizably since the beginning of July, from ~14% for three month IWM options to just under 18% today....
I am still watching MON for a possible reversal against the time/price parameters. So far...
Market stages nice comeback from early losses to end basically flat. Gilead Sciences (GILD...
Is this the biotech revolution or the biotech bust? View Small Cap Biotechs Like Never Bef...
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Going to $47 without Otis...

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