The Spread – Phil’s Shadow – 2/1

Spencer Doar

Spencer Doar

Editor

What a January for the U.S. – the government shutdown, the polar vortex, and the Consolidated Audit Trail?!  What’s next?

The following are the stories referenced in this week’s episode:

AccuWeather -> Polar vortex’s bitter cold could cost US economy $5 billion, though the worst may be over
JLN -> How Many Lives Does This CAT Have Left?
Six Figure Investing -> Goodbye VXX, Hello VXXB
PRNewswire -> Johnson Fistel Announces Class Action Suit Against ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (SVXY)
CME Group -> Why has Equity Index-Treasury Options Volatility Diverged?
Xinhua -> China adds more commodity option to hedge price risks
Asia Times -> China to combine schemes to boost foreign investment

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