The Weekly Options News Roundup – 7/22/2016

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

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As summer temperatures heat up, stocks are sizzling with the Dow in record-setting territory and volatility evaporating with the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) breaking a two-year low, closing at 11.77 on Wednesday.  Skeptics of the market rally remain cool, however, leery of an inevitable correction in the near future.

“The VIX is at its Lowest Point in a Year – But Don’t Get Complacent Just Yet” – Akane Otani, Wall Street Journal

“The VIX is Crazy Low; Time to Run for Cover?” – Chris Dieterich, Barron’s

“Bull and Bear Take on the Low VIX” – Jamie Chisholm, Financial Times

“Dormant VIX Belies Options Bonanza for Bets on Earnings Swings” – Joseph Ciolli and Bailey Lipschultz, Bloomberg

“Why is Everyone so Vexed About the VIX?” –  Helene Meisler, The Street

“VIX Falling, Volatility Falling, Understanding Froth, Where We Are” – Jack Steiman,

“No Fear: Here’s Why the VIX has Cratered”
Air Date: 7/18/16
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