The Weekly Options News Roundup – 12/4/2015

The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets.

CBOE’s Continued Innovation Evolution
Throughout the year, CBOE has demonstrated its commitment to product innovation by creating a diverse mix of products suitable for a broad range of customer needs.  The exchange continued down this path with its recent announcement that it will soon list options on the FTSE 100 and FTSE China 50 Indexes.   For more information see CBOE Press Release

“CBOE CEO Edward Tilly on New Initiatives, Expanding Customer Reach in Asia”- Russell Rhoads, CBOE Options Hub

“CBOE to trade US options on LSE’s FTSE Indices” – Luke Jeffs, FOW

“CBOE Announces New Options on FTSE 100, FTSE China 50” – Irina Slav

“CBOE Holdings to add options on FTSE 100, FTSE 50 China to offering” – Maria Nikolova

“CBOE to launch options on FTSE 100, FTSE China 50” – Automated Trader

“CBOE to launch options on FTSE 100, FTSE China 50 Indexes” – FTSE Global Markets

The holidays are upon us in this season of cheer, but markets are saying bah humbug as stocks barreled lower this week, causing the VIX to jump nearly 14 percent after announcements from the Fed signaling a December interest hike before rebounding Friday.  Will markets rebound and give investors a miracle on Wall Street?

S&P posts biggest drop since September as ECB disappoints – Caroline Valetkevitch, Reuters

“Volatile volatility too volatile this year” – EconoTimes