The Spread – July 23, 2021

Volatility makes a return appearance as the Delta variant jangles nerves; Treasury bond yields perk up; July options expire; John Lothian chats with Cboe’s Ed Tilly about a World of Opportunity; UBS and SEC reach a settlement; FIA Tech expands; and the Options Institute’s Kevin Davitt explains why contract size matters in the “Term of the Week.”

The following are links to stories and websites referenced in this episode of The Spread:
Nasdaq — Volatility Gauge Suggests Tactical Trading During Summer Doldrums /
Volatility 411 –
Wall Street Journal — Delta Variant Can Still Clip U.S. Economy’s Wings —
Barron’s — SEC Slaps UBS With $8M Penalty Over Use of Complex Exchange-Traded Product —
SEC Order —
FIA — FIA Tech Extends Platform To US Listed Options; Atlantis brokerage service launches support for US listed options — /



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