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Whistleblower alleges manipulation of Cboe volatility index

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street's most widely followed gauge of future stock market volatility is being manipulated, a law firm representing an "anonymous whistleblower" alleged in a letter to U.S. regulators seen by Reuters on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2018

"Whistleblower" alleges manipulation of Cboe volatility index

NEW YORK/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Wall Street's most widely follow.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2018

"Whistleblower" alleges manipulation in key market volatility index

(Reuters) - A scheme to manipulate Wall Street's fear gauge, V.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2018

Wall Street regulator looking into VIX manipulation: WSJ

(Reuters) - A Wall Street regulator is probing into whether prices linked to the Cboe Volatility Index have been manipulated, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2018

Cboe Volatility index falls 10%, drops back below long-term average

The Cboe Volatility index tumbled on Wednesday, moving back below its long-term average as equities continued their recent rebound higher. The VIX lost 10.3%, or 2.13 points, to 18.47, a decline that pushed it under the closely watche.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 21st, 2018

Investors are piling back into an infamous trade that just blew up

Getty Images / Carsten Koall The short-volatility trade imploded last week, as a sharp spike in the Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, wiped out positions. That hasn't stopped .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 19th, 2018

Doug Casey On Why Gold Could Go "Hyperbolic"

Via CaseyResearch.com, Justin’s note: Volatility has come storming back. Just look at the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), which measures how volatile investors expect the market to be over the next 30 days. It’s up 89% since the start .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 18th, 2018

Key Words: Ex-SEC chairman says ‘it’s quite clear’ Wall Street‘s ‘fear gauge’ can be manipulated

Ex-Securities and Exchange Commission Harvey Pitt sounds off about allegations that a key measure of volatility in the market, the Cboe Volatility Index, is being rigged......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 16th, 2018

Cboe Volatility index on track for biggest weekly decline since July 2016

The Cboe Volatility index slumped on Thursday, dropping for a fifth session amid an ongoing recovery in the U.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2018

Cboe Volatility index tumbles 20%, drops back below long-term average

The Cboe Volatility index slumped on Wednesday, dropping back below its long-term average as the U.S. stock market showed further signs of recovering from recent weakness. The VIX fell 22%, or about 5.5 points, to 19.41, m.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2018

DealBook Briefing: Did Someone Manipulate Wall Street’s Fear Gauge?

Finra is examining whether traders improperly influenced the CBOE Volatility Index, making money off the recent whipsawing markets......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytFeb 14th, 2018

"Whistleblower" alleges VIX manipulation, urges regulatory probe

(Reuters) - A scheme to manipulate Wall Street's fear gauge, V.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2018

History suggests stock market volatility will hang around for awhile

Reuters/Todd Korol The Cboe Volatility Index climbed above 50 last Tuesday, one of the highest levels ever recorded. It could be a while before the calm that was in the markets returns, says Deutsche Bank strategist.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2018

The stock market"s best trade of 2017 has become its worst enemy

Getty Images / Spencer Platt Two exchange-traded products that are designed to return the inverse of the Cboe Volatility Index surged almost 200% in 2017. They imploded .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 10th, 2018

The stock meltdown has made millions for a mystery trader betting that the market will go crazy

Warner Bros. A trader has been betting for months on a large increase in the Cboe Volatility Index — or VIX &mdas.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 10th, 2018

Wall Street"s fear index spikes after falling for two sessions

The CBOE Volatility Index jumped on Thursday after falling for two straight sessions, highlighting the sense of uncertainty among investors struggling to put the stock market's weakness into perspective. The so-call.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 8th, 2018

The former Target manager who made millions on a trade that just blew up refuses to throw in the towel

Flickr/Pierce Martin Seth Golden, a former Target manager, said last year that he'd made millions shorting the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX). After this week's market meltdown, there was some concern over Golden's status, but he says he's jus.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 8th, 2018

Bets on low market volatility went spectacularly wrong

THE Cboe Volatility Index, or Vix, known as the “fear gauge”, spikes when markets are most jittery. When Sandy Rattray,.....»»

Category: topSource: stockchartsFeb 8th, 2018

Bets on low market volatility went spectacularly wrong

THE Cboe Volatility Index, or Vix, known as the “fear gauge”, spikes when markets are most jittery. When Sandy.....»»

Category: topSource: economistFeb 8th, 2018

Volatility is back: What it means for investors

The CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, spiked above 50 for the first time since Aug. 24, 2015, the day of the Flash Crash......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 6th, 2018

Volatility is back as stocks swing sharply in 3 sessions

The CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, spiked above 50 for the first time since Aug. 24, 2015, the day of the Flash Crash......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 6th, 2018