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Whaley and Sagi Ring the NASDAQ Opening Bell

Fall 2011, Inside Owen | Comments | Print Print |
ob Whaley, the Valere Blair Potter Professor of Management, and Jacob Sagi, the Vanderbilt
Financial Markets Research Center Associate Professor of Finance, rang the NASDAQ OMX opening bell in New York April 19 to celebrate the start of options trading on a new group of indexes the pair developed. Called Alpha Indexes, the new tools are designed to help investors measure performance between individual stocks and benchmark exchange-traded funds.

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Bob Whaley, the Valere Blair Potter Professor of Management, and Jacob Sagi, the Vanderbilt Financial Markets Research Center Associate Professor of Finance, rang the NASDAQ OMX opening bell in New York April 19 to celebrate the start of options trading on a new group of indexes the pair developed. Called Alpha Indexes, the new tools are designed to help investors measure performance between individual stocks and benchmark exchange-traded funds. Watch CNBC coverage of the event.

photo credit: NASDAQ OMX

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