November 9, 2017 Meeting Announcement

SVOG Meeting Announcement

DATE/TIME: Thursday -- November 9, 2017-- 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Elks Lodge Sunnyvale: 375 North Pastoria Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA
Directions & Map:

Don’t forget ... Hot dogs and Sandwiches!! Avail 6:00pm to 7:30pm
(Profits from these sales benefit BPOE charity projects. -- about $3.50 to $4.50 ea.)


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.


About Our Speaker: 

Kevin Davitt

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


SVOG Agenda:

  • 6:00 PM to 6:15 PM Introductions and Set-up: This is a good time to connect with other fellow options traders and exchange ideas informally.
  • 6:15 PM to 6:30 PM SVOG Intro and Announcements – SVOG
  • 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM Trading Options & Managing Risk
  • 7:30 PM to 7:45 PM Break
  • 7:45 PM to 8:45 PM Trading Options & Managing Risk
  • 8:45 PM to 9:00 PM Meeting Close

SVOG requests a voluntary contribution of $10.00 to defray operational costs

Reminder Future Meetings 2nd Thursday of the Month:

  • December 14, 2017 -  TBD
  • This meeting will also be our Annual Holiday Meeting with special treats prepared by the Elks' Wives.

We are beginning to work on the 2018 Meeting line-up ... Please let us know what you want

Notice to Attendees: SVOG DOES NOT provide trading advice nor does it recommend specific products. Information shared is educational and the opinion of the presenter(s). The suitability or application of information provided or discussed is the sole responsibility of the attendee.