ISE launches website for FX options

The International Securities Exchange (ISE) has launched an on-line trader community website exclusi

In partnership with content providers, including Market News International (MNI), LearningMarkets.com, Trading Central, Livevol and OptionSource.net, the new website provides FX options traders with access to latest news, trade alerts, trading and educational tools, as well as market commentary and analysis.

Among the interactive features on the new website is a virtual trading contest with cash prizes, powered by an optionsXpress virtual trading platform. Investors can also subscribe to trade alerts and trend opinions on the most widely traded currencies.

In addition to trading tools, video podcasts and a live "webinar" series with top industry professionals, the website provides direct access to FX Options TV, a weekly online program that focuses on macro-economic events and long-term analysis of the global currency markets.

Bruce Goldberg, the CEO of ISE, said: "The website meets the demands of new and experienced FX options traders alike by providing a single point of access to extensive information about the FX market, including live educational webinars, a virtual trading platform and trading recommendations from FX options experts."

ISE is a wholly owned subsidiary of Eurex, a global derivatives exchange. Eurex itself is jointly operated by Deutsche Börse and SIX Swiss Exchange. ISE operates equity options exchange and offers options trading on over 2,000 underlying equity, ETF, index, and FX products.
Regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and a member owner of The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC), ISE provides investors with a marketplace for price and liquidity discovery on centrally cleared options products.