The Spread – Week of 6/18 to 6/22

Spencer Doar

Spencer Doar

Associate Editor

We’re back to our weekly options news recap!

The following are stories referenced in this week’s episode:

  • US Options Volumes Remain on Record Pace Despite Slowing Momentum – TABB Forum 
  • In a Year Marked by Controversy, Cboe Seeks to Improve the VIX – WSJ  
  • CME Group and BarclayHedge Honor Managed Futures Leaders at Seventh Annual Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards – PRNewswire
  • Exchanges, industry group petitions SEC to create committee on options market – Pensions and Investments
  • Return of ’50 Cent’ Prompts Remix of Notorious VIX Trade – Bloomberg 
  • Why even bigger volatility ‘accidents’ are yet to come; February’s market shock was just the canary in the coal mine – Financial Times 
  • HFT Traders Dust Off Century-Old Tool in Search of Market Edge – Bloomberg
  • Robinhood in Talks With Regulators to Offer Bank Products – Bloomberg 
  • Financial Services Committee Unanimously Passes Hultgren’s Options Markets Stability Act – Traders Magazine


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