Negative interest rates, VIX for bonds and an options bet that netted a 14,000% return

Matt Raebel

Matt Raebel

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Will the fed cut rates?  Are we headed for negative rates? Fun with acronyms (ICE buys MOVE) and a guy who lucked into a 14,000% return on an options trade making Wall Street Bets on Reddit proud.  That and more in this week’s edition of “The Spread.”

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