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ICO Rules and Regs: Initial Coin Offerings Under Regulatory Spotlight

So you want to launch an initial coin offering? Better buckle up and lawyer up. At the FinTank CryptoCon event in Chicago on Thursday, two attorneys addressed the complexity and pitfalls that come wit...

What’s the Deal With the VIX Manipulation Letter? Inaccuracy and Misunderstanding

Highlights from the International Blockchain Conference

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The Spread – Week of 2/12 to 2/16

Manipulating, gaming, rigging – that’s the nature of VIX talk this week. But before we get to those allegations in this week’s options recap, we cover a few other stories that didn’t get a...

The Spread – Week of 2/5 – 2/9

This is a bit of an early edition of our weekly options news recap as snow blank...

The Spread – Week of 1/29 – 2/2

We’re baaaack! The flu season stinks but this episode of The Spread doesn’t....

Cboe’s Crypto Journey Just Getting Started

At STAC’s 92nd Annual Mid-Winter Meeting, JLN spoke with Michael Mollet, Cboe ...

An Update on the Consolidated Audit Trail

At STAC’s 92nd Annual Mid-Winter Meeting, JLN spoke with Shane Swanson, chief ...

Options

Wild, But Not Crazy; Peter Thiel’s Volatility Bet; Decca’s big short vol losses

Observations & Insight Another Nation to Start Hedging its Oil Production Spencer Doar – JLN Last Friday, Colombia’s finance minister said the country was planning an oil hedging progr...

Hawaii, Harvard gambled on calm; Wall Street not quitting vol; More VIX rigging; HFT source code dev

Lead Stories Harvard, Hawaii Gambled on Market Calm—Then Everything Changed Gr...

FINRA looking at VIX; China curbing options trading; Exotic ETP concerns

Observations & Insight What’s the Deal With the VIX Manipulation Lette...

JLN Options: VIX Manipulation Debate; XIV Tales; Insurance and volatility

Observations & Insight What’s the Deal With the VIX Manipulation Letter? I...

Call the Guinness Book – Trading Records at CME Continue

In 2018, 40% of Eurodollar options trading, 84% of Treasury options trading on t...