Quadruple witching causes VIX hiccup; Bakkt vs. CME

Matt Raebel

Matt Raebel


In this week’s episode of The Spread, VIX hiccups after quadruple witching day, drone strikes and impeachment announcement, Bakkt and CME duke it out in bitcoin, and MIAX announces SPIKES futures on the Minneapolis Grain Exchange.

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