HuRLOs re-launched for 2009 hurricane season

Allowing users to hedge against the financial risks of hurricane landfalls, the products are structured as call options on whether and where a hurricane will make first landfall on the US Atlantic and Gulf coasts. They will be available for trading on WRS's internet-based electronic trading platform and all transactions will be cleared by CME Clearing.

First introduced in October 2008, the re-launch involves a number of new features including storm tracking analysis tools, an easier account

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