This week on The Spread: MIAX scores another legal win, Nasdaq raises fees to pay for upgrades they hope will give them a competitive edge, and the CME Group gets cheesy with new options and futures contracts.
MIAX acquires a controlling interest in BSX, the Bermuda Stock Exchange; a trader named MoonYachts manipulated a programming error in Robinhood to turn $2,000 into $1 million; and the VIX had a quiet week.
A Halloween snowstorm plays a trick on FIA Expo; new research says the stock market has become more volatile each year since 1958, but the VIX was down significantly the week of Oct. 28 – Nov. 1 after a positive jobs report sent the Nasdaq and S&P 500 to record heights.
Negative interest rates, VIX for bonds and an options bet that netted a 14,000% return 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...
Cboe moves, MIAX wins, CME vs Bakkt Cboe moves C1 to its Bats technology and moves its floor, MIAX wins patent case against Nasdaq twice, and options are big news in the cryptocurrency world. Produced by Mike Forrester Follow The Spread...
October is a scary month, what with Halloween, the fear gauge jumping up and down, and a “Murder” of drones attacking Saudi Aramco. This week’s edition of The Spread will help you face your fears. Or not.
Brexit deadline worries sparked a jump in options on interest rate contracts on ICE Futures Europe, Saudi Arabia oil options created unexpected winners after a drone attack on their oil fields, and Cboe returns its trading floor to its original spot in the CBOT building. Also, ALTSO Rocktoberfest.
In this week’s episode of The Spread, Matt Raebel takes over for Spencer Doar, remembering some we have lost and talking about HKEX’s failed bid for the London Stock Exchange, some big news for the Small Exchange, and what’s new with Bakkt, Euronext and Curve Global.
It appears Congress still us little old options folks on the radar as the Options Market Stability Act is back in action! Also, JPMorgan has a Trump-related volatility measurement that we talk about in this week’s episode of “The Spread,” the last with Spencer Doar as host.
First Read Hits & Takes By John Lothian and JLN Staff Yesterday a massive derecho hit the Chicagoland area, causing widespread destruction with trees knocked down and power failures. Internet service in the area was also impacted, which is why today's newsletter...