SVOG November Meeting

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: All meetings, unless otherwise noted, are held at the Elks Lodge, 375 N Pastoria, Sunnyvale, CA (



Trading Options and Managing Market Risk in 2017 & Beyond

Kevin Davitt, Senior Instructor Options Institute, Cboe


With the market at all time highs, how might you manage your risk going forward?  Come hear Kevin Davitt from the CBOE discuss how he sees the market, some strategies you can use to manage risks, as well as the latest hot topics like cryptocurrenices and seasonality.  Kevin will also discuss the importance of a trading plan and some common mistakes traders make.  Time permitting, Kevin will include changes at the CBOE and other topics of interest to the audience.



Kevin Davitt is a Senior Instructor at CBOE Global Markets in the Options Institute, which is the educational arm of the exchange. Kevin joined CBOE in 2015. Prior to his work with The Options Institute, he was a successful Market Maker on the floor of the CBOE and PHLX for LETCO Trading/TD Options as well as Market Street Securities. Kevin traded a variety of Equity, ETF, and Index options between 1999 and 2007. He also has extensive experience in commodity option trading. Kevin has worked with retail and institutional clientele in a brokerage capacity. He has provided commentary for Bloomberg, Reuters, Fidelity, Barchart, Inside Futures and various other market based media. He is a graduate of Marquette University (Finance and Political Science) and is a proud Evans Scholar Alumnus. Outside of work he enjoys time with his wife, young son, and dog. Kevin likes to read, run, and see live music


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