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VIX bets surging; LCH begins credit options clearing; Fast moving stocks Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Stock market volatility, VIX bets are surging Joe Ciolli – Business Insider Traders are betting more and more that the stock market will soon snap out of its prolonged slumber. This can be seen through a measure called skew, which looks at bullish CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, options contracts compared with bearish ones. It’s at its highest level in two years, having risen swiftly in recent weeks, indicating an expected volatility spike. jlne.ws/2D347UR ****SD: Mentions 50 Cent – in 2018, I hope we get more hip-hop themed volatility traders. LCH begins credit options clearing Helen Bartholomew –…

TradeStream Analytics targets Equinix in antitrust litigation; Volatility Might Be Awakening From a Coma, But It’s Still Groggy; VIX corralled again Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight Happy Fourth of July Friendly neighborhood editor here: There will not be an edition of JLN Options on Monday, July 3 or Tuesday, July 4. We will be back in action on Wednesday. For everyone stateside, have a great holiday. And for those of you who are into all things black powder, remember, safety first.   Lead Stories TradeStream Analytics targets Equinix in antitrust litigation Maria Nikolova – FinanceFeeds Equinix is accused of violations of the Sherman act (Monopolies and Combinations in Restraint of Trade), as TradeStream says Equinix misused its alleged monopoly in low latency access…

JLN Options: Indian Options Grow Fastest in World as Sensex Tops BRICs Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Indian Options Grow Fastest in World as Sensex Tops BRICsSantanu Chakraborty and Michael Patterson, BloombergIndia’s options market is growing at the fastest pace in the world, helping restore investor confidence in a stock market yet to recover from a 52 percent plunge during the global financial crisis.http://jlne.ws/YTkeO0 Here are Wall Street’s five worst trades of 2012Matt Phillips, Yahoo Finance1) The Whale2) The Facebook IPO3) Wall Street goes long Romney4) Giving money to John Paulson5) Knight Capital’s $440 million electronic oopshttp://jlne.ws/Z5L6JI** I know this is not strictly options related but interesting.  If any of you have some to add…

JLN Options: MIAX Receives Approval Order from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission to Become Newest Equity Options Exchange; Trading to Commence on December 7, 2012 Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories MIAX Receives Approval Order from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission to Become Newest Equity Options Exchange; Trading to Commence on December 7, 2012Press ReleaseMIAX Options Exchange (“MIAX”) announced today that on December 3, 2012, it received an Approval Order from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) of its Application for Registration as a National Securities Exchange, and thus MIAX will act as its own self-regulatory organization. [Release No. 34-68341; File No.10-207.]  Trading on MIAX, a fully electronic options trading exchange, is scheduled to commence on December 7, 2012.http://jlne.ws/SKjbtw PowerShares Readies ‘Downside Hedged’ ETFTom Lydon,…