City News

OptionsCity Named a Finalist in the 2014 Technical Analyst Awards

Chicago, April 2, 2014 – OptionsCity Software, a global provider of electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, today announced that it is a finalist in two categories of The 2014 Technical Analyst Awards. OptionsCity Freeway and Freeway Analytics are finalists for “Best Automated Trading Platform: Execution” and “Best Automated Trading Platform: Strategy Development,” respectively. READ MORE

OptionsCity Software’s Metro 5.0 Powers Traders into Global Markets

Chicago, March 10, 2014 – OptionsCity Software, a global provider of electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, today announced the release of Metro 5.0, a major update to its flagship trading and market-making platform. Metro 5.0 contains functionality and enhancements that allow traders and brokers to manage global risk and efficiently navigate electronic markets. Read More

OptionsCity Named Best Options Technology by Markets Media

Chicago, February 21, 2014 – OptionsCity Software, Inc. today announced that it was named the “Best Options Technology” in the 2014 Markets Choice Awards, presented by Markets Media.

Held at Marquee New York, the awards event attracted a myriad of influential attendees from the trading and investing space. OptionsCity received the award in a crowded field of highly-respected software provider candidates. Read more

OptionsCity Expands Global Hosting Solution in London; Selects Interxion

Chicago, February 10, 2014 - OptionsCity, a leading provider of services, tools including pricing, risk management, execution and automated systems, today announced that it has selected Interxion to support the company’s expanding global hosting infrastructure by leveraging its European cloud- and carrier-neutral colocation data center services. OptionsCity’s offering in London marks the fourth component of its global solution, alongside previously launched facilities in New York, Chicago, Aurora, and Frankfurt. Read more

OptionsCity Selects Equinix to Expand its Global Hosted Solution

Chicago, January 24, 2014 - OptionsCity, a leading provider of multi-asset electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, today announced that it has selected Equinix, Inc. to support the company’s expanding global hosting infrastructure. Launching from the Equinix data center campus in Frankfurt, Germany, OptionsCity’s colocation site positions the company to further provide clients with consistent performance. Read more

OptionsCity Sees Growth in Electronic Energy Options Trading

Chicago, January 16, 2014 – OptionsCity, a leading provider of multi-asset electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, said today that it is seeing a strong demand in the energy markets, where electronic trading at NYMEX and ICE exchanges has rapidly expanded over the past year. To help energy traders capitalize on these increasingly electronic markets, OptionsCity has made enhancements to its Metro and Freeway software offerings. Read more

OptionsCity Software Introduces New Global Hosting Infrastructure

Chicago, December 17, 2013 - OptionsCity, a leading provider of electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, today unveiled OptionsCity Hosting, a global hosting service.

OptionsCity Hosting gives clients hosted versions of Metro, the company’s flagship trading and risk management platform for professional traders and market-makers, and Freeway, its multi-asset automated trading solution. In addition, trading institutions can use this infrastructure to gain reliable, low-latency market access, while lowering operational costs. The company engaged in this initiative based on client need for a bundled solution for its software coupled with hosting to trade on exchanges, such as the CME, NYMEX, ICE, LIFFE, and EUREX. Read More

OptionsCity Software Offers Connectivity to Eurex Exchange

Chicago, November 05, 2013 - OptionsCity, a leading provider of electronic trading solutions, today announced its connectivity to Eurex Exchange, one of the world’s largest derivatives exchanges. Eurex Exchange lists some of the world’s most actively traded futures and options including European benchmark contracts like DAX® Futures, EURO STOXX 50® Index Futures and Bund Futures. This news follows OptionsCity’s September 9th announcement that it was opening a new office in London to support expansion into the European market. Read more

OptionsCity Software Announces Launch of Freeway Analytics

Chicago, October 22, 2013 – OptionsCity Software, a leading provider of electronic trading solutions, today introduced Freeway Analytics, a simulation platform that allows traders and developers to quickly build and back-test strategies, discover opportunities and simulate real world trading based on sub-millisecond futures market data. The new non-execution offering will be hosted by OptionsCity and was built using OptionsCity’s Freeway automated trading technology. Read more

OptionsCity Software Appoints David Fisher to Board of Directors

OptionsCity Software, a leading provider of electronic trading solutions, today announced that David Fisher, CEO of Enova International, has been named to its board of directors. Mr. Fisher is well-recognized for his contributions to optionsXpress, the online brokerage where he served as CEO from 2007 until 2012 and was responsible for sale to the Charles Schwab Corporation in 2011 for $1.4 billion, including a one-time dividend to the optionsXpress shareholders. Read more