Research: Election Event Risk and Equity Short-Dated Options, Gold-Silver Ratio

Election Event Risk and Equity Short-Dated Options, Gold-Silver Ratio

U.S. Elections and Equity Short-Dated Options 

Video Highlights: 

  • In a season of event risk, short-dated options can be useful tools
  • U.S. elections on Nov 8 could trigger market volatility
  • CME short-dated equity options expire on Nov 9
  • Short-dated equity options can help mitigate risk

Gold-Silver Ratio: Key Drivers of the Price Spread

Highlights: 

  • Gold-silver price ratio driven by three main factors
  • They include mine profitability, and interest rate expectations
  • Silver has underperformed gold the past 15 years
  • Gold price near its cost of production, silver mining profitable