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Dark Trading Could Triple in Europe; SEC Defends CAT Plan After Hack; Regulatory ‘false choice; John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes A KISS Goodbye In case, you missed it, (and we did), the deadline for Project KISS from the CFTC ended on September 30th. If you want to see who said what about whatever can be improved on Dodd-Frank, all comment letters can be found here.. Among the names included on the KISSing contest were CME Group, which had a number of proposed rules it found problematic, including the Reg AT and position limits rule, not to mention liquidity resources which somehow do not count US Treasuries. Good reading, and only 37 pages for Christopher Kirkpatrick,…

JLN Options: CBOE To Introduce CBOE Low Volatility Index Newsletter,Options

LEAD STORY CBOE To Introduce CBOE Low Volatility IndexFeatures Lower Downside Volatility Plus Upside ParticipationCBOE Press Release The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that it will begin disseminating values for a new benchmark index, the CBOE Low Volatility Index (ticker: LOVOL) tomorrow, Friday, November 30.The CBOE LOVOL Index is designed for investors whose preferences have shifted from investing in riskier assets to lower-volatility assets. The new index aims to provide investors with the ability to replicate an investment strategy that is subject to less downside volatility in a portfolio of S&P 500® stocks, while still preserving the bulk…