Cboe DataShop Expands Offering with Wall Street Horizon Event Data

  •       More than 25 event types, such as earnings dates and investor conferences, now available
  •       Cboe DataShop users can now build corporate events into trading strategies

CHICAGO – March 22, 2018 –  Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe DataShop has added Wall Street Horizon’s corporate event data to its range of offerings, arming customers with a more robust data offering and the tools to better leverage corporate event intelligence.

Cboe DataShop customers now have access to Wall Street Horizon’s more than 25 corporate event types, including earnings dates, conference calls, dividend dates and investor conferences. The news was announced on March 21 at the Chicago conference “Finding an Edge: How Options Traders Use Alternative Datasets,” sponsored by Cboe, Wall Street Horizon and several other firms.

“Investors are constantly searching for ways to optimize the timing of their trading decisions, and we are seeing an increasing demand for information around corporate events and alternative data,” said Catherine Clay, Vice President and Global Head of Information Solutions, Cboe. “We are excited to provide DataShop clients with a more comprehensive offering by adding the gold standard in corporate event data to our existing suite of market data offerings.”

”We are pleased to work with Cboe to further bolster its already-impressive DataShop,” said Barry Star, CEO, Wall Street Horizon. “Movement around corporate events has proven to affect market volatility, and DataShop customers will now be able to incorporate this information into their trading strategies in order to make smarter investment decisions.”

Cboe DataShop, available at datashop.cboe.com, provides users with direct and immediate access to a comprehensive set of market intelligence for options, equities, indexes and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). With the addition of Wall Street Horizon corporate event data, available within the Corporate Actions data set, Cboe DataShop offers clients access to 11 types of data.

About Cboe Global Markets, Inc.

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) is one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors around the world. The company is committed to relentless innovation, connecting global markets with world-class technology, and providing seamless solutions that enhance the customer experience. 

Cboe offers trading across a diverse range of products in multiple asset classes and geographies, including options, futures, U.S. and European equities, exchange-traded products (ETPs), global foreign exchange (FX) and multi-asset volatility products based on the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX Index), the world’s barometer for equity market volatility.

Cboe’s trading venues include the largest options exchange in the U.S. and the largest stock exchange by value traded in Europe.  In addition, the company is the second-largest stock exchange operator in the U.S. and a leading market globally for ETP trading.

The company is headquartered in Chicago with offices in Kansas City, New York, London, San Francisco, Singapore, Hong Kong and Quito, Ecuador.  For more information, visit www.cboe.com.

About Wall Street Horizon

Wall Street Horizon provides traders, portfolio managers, IROs, academics and others an ever-expanding set of forward-looking and historical corporate event datasets, including earnings dates, dividend dates, options expiration dates, splits, spinoffs and a wide variety of investor-related conferences. With access available via machine-readable feeds, the Enchilada web-based application and a growing network of third-party channel partners, the company's data is widely recognized for its unmatched accuracy and timeliness. For more information, please visit www.WallStreetHorizon.com or email us at info@wallstreethorizon.com.