May '20 expiration approaching -What will be impact of COVID?

The May 2020 (K20) Case Shiller home price futures contracts expire on Friday. Bid/Ask spreads are still historically wide due to uncertainty of the impact of the COVID virus on housing activity during March.

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Shorter Expirations puts for any index

Options can be created on any home price index. Shorter-expiration, near at-the-money strikes work best.

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Will Dallas real estate rebound quicker than the rest of the country

I've posted ideas on how one might one hedge the performance of Dallas home prices, relative to a more national index.

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Recap of CME Case Shiller activity during April

I've posted a recap of the historic activity in the CME Case Shiller home price index contracts for April.

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April Case Shiller #'s. On to an uncertain May

April Case Shiller numbers confirmed recent strength, but now with them out of the way, the debate about the impact of declines in housing activity in March, on the May 2020 contract, has begun to ramp up.

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