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06/18/2018 04:49 AM

Financial Times

Bond managers plot next move amid 'quantitative tightening'
Financial Times
When it comes to volatility, the eerie market calm that accompanied QE has already started to break. In February — nearly three months after the Cboe's volatility index (Vix) reached a record closing low of 9.14 — an event that traders dubbed “ vol ...

06/18/2018 04:01 AM

JPML Bundles CBOE Index Manipulation Suits In Chicago
Law360 (June 15, 2018, 9:18 PM EDT) -- The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Thursday sent several suits alleging an unlawful manipulation of the Chicago Board Options Exchange's volatility index to Chicago federal court, saying the move ...

06/16/2018 02:19 AM

Financial Times

Hedge funds are selling volatility again | Financial Times
Financial Times
Hedge funds are once again betting the US stock market will remain tranquil. The volume of “short” positions in the Vix volatility index has climbed to the highest ...
VIX Daily Update: Markets on Edge as Trade-War Risks (blog)

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06/16/2018 12:18 AM


SEC Has Removed 'Stumbling Block' for Ether Futures, Says Cboe
Cboe Global Markets may now be close to launching an ether futures product, following a recent comment from a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) official indicating that the agency doesn't consider ethereum's native cryptocurrency a security ...
SEC Statement on Ether 'Clears Stumbling Block' for Ethereum Futures: CBOE PresidentCCN
SEC announces cryptocurrency ether is not a securityYahoo Finance
Bitcoin and ether are not securities, but some initial coin offerings may be, SEC official saysCNBC
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06/15/2018 04:16 PM


'50 Cent' Volatility Buyer Is Back With Bet VIX Will Double
A nearly identical trade was put on over the past two days, likely intended as a hedge, betting that equity-price swings will rip higher with the Cboe Volatility Index sitting below its two-year average. On Tuesday morning, 50,000 call options with a ...

06/13/2018 07:03 PM