The Spread: Pandemic Pandemonium

Matt Raebel

Matt Raebel

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This week on The Spread – the CME, the OCC, and MIAX break their own records, while coronavirus fears cause global equity markets to crash and options trading and clearing volumes to spike.

Sources

Record 1 Billion Options Traded at CME Group in 2019 https://jlne.ws/2Tzb1Kj

OCC Contract Volume – February 2020http://jlne.ws/2rjYtvJ

The S&P 500 suffers its quickest correction since the Great Depressionhttps://jlne.ws/38fiXWz

Volatility index hits highest level since 2015https://jlne.ws/39jg3Bk

It Took Just Two Days to Zap More Than $1 Trillion From Stockshttps://jlne.ws/2TeNL5C

China Stock Option’s 2,800% Surge Shows Rush for Hedgeshttps://jlne.ws/39kRLXG

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