OSI Conversion Finishes with Twitter Buzz, Consolidation Next Step

CHICAGO - Despite industry concerns about the tight deadline for the options symbology initiative (OSI), the conversion to the new options symbols on February 12 went smoothly.

The day started with a Twitter buzz. "Goodbye old option symbology. You will not be missed," tweeted optstrategist, while bwstein followed up with: "Conversion happened and we're still alive!"

At the Options Clearing Corporation's (OCC) press briefing the following Wednesday, a spokesperson commented that it almost went t

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