The Spread – June 18, 2021

Suzanne Cosgrove

Suzanne Cosgrove

Editor

Inflation really is a thing; Small traders are still big; John Lothian weighs in on the current trading landscape; and Nasdaq wins the May options market share race. All in this and the debut of the options “Term of the Week” in The Spread.

The following are links to stories referenced in this episode of The Spread:
Wall Street Journal — Fed Pencils In Earlier Interest-Rate Increase https://on.wsj.com/3vBtWVY
Wall Street Journal — Which Higher Prices Are Here to Stay? https://on.wsj.com/3iuqgm6
Barron’s — An Inflation-Proof Options Play That Bets on One Sector https://bit.ly/3wFh2aW
Wall Street Journal — AMC, Other Meme Stocks Turn Options Market Upside Down https://on.wsj.com/2TLPjqx
Wall Street Journal — Options Traders Bet on Return of $100 Oil https://on.wsj.com/3zD0hif
JLN — MEET EL SALVADOR, NEWEST BITCOIN PARADISE https://bit.ly/2S9WiZL
JLN — MICRO DAX, SMI, EUROSTOXX 50: NO SMALL THING FOR EUREX https://bit.ly/2SJMeHd
JLN — SHELDON COHEN – OPEN OUTCRY TRADERS HISTORY PROJECT – PART TWO https://bit.ly/3zLIDcz
JLN — PETER HARRIGAN – OPEN OUTCRY TRADERS HISTORY PROJECT – PART TWO https://bit.ly/3q7dA6p
JLN — OWAIN JOHNSON: WORLD-CLASS LISTENER, CITIZEN, AUTHOR AND RESEARCHER, SEES ACCELERATION OF ECONOMIC CHANGE https://bit.ly/2TJ2aK7
Wall Street Journal — AMC Leads Meme Stocks on a Wild Ride https://on.wsj.com/3zA8LH9
OCC — https://johnlothiannews.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/OCC-Monthly-Volume-May-2021.png

By John Lothian and Suzanne Cosgrove. Produced by Patrick Lothian.

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