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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CBOE hosted the “Professional Traders Summit” this week, featuring options industry Catherineprofessionals discussing various trading strategies. During the event, CBOE’s Catherine Clay, Vice President, Business Development, provided a live demo of Livevol X, a next-generation execution platform that integrates advanced trading capabilities and complex risk analytics.  For more information on CBOE Livevol options analytics and data tools, visit www.livevol.com.

VIX FIX
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
http://on.wsj.com/29Y0i6Q

“The VIX is Crazy Low; Time to Run for Cover?” – Chris Dieterich, Barron’s
http://on.barrons.com/29YBNE2

“Bull and Bear Take on the Low VIX” – Jamie Chisholm, Financial Times
http://on.ft.com/29UQUP1

“Dormant VIX Belies Options Bonanza for Bets on Earnings Swings” – Joseph Ciolli and Bailey Lipschultz, Bloomberg
http://bloom.bg/2afAOTf

“Why is Everyone so Vexed About the VIX?” –  Helene Meisler, The Street
http://bit.ly/29W4A1d

“VIX Falling, Volatility Falling, Understanding Froth, Where We Are” – Jack Steiman, Investing.com
http://bit.ly/29VnlPD

VIDEO
“No Fear: Here’s Why the VIX has Cratered”
CNBC
Air Date: 7/18/16
2:50 p.m.
http://cnb.cx/2aga6Lv