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JLN Options: The Two Problems With the VXX Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories The Two Problems With the VXX Adam Warner – Schaeffer’s Investment Research The iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (NYSEARCA:VXX) hit new lows yesterday! In other breaking news, it was hot and it was a Thursday and… we really need the MLB All-Star break to end, as this is clearly the worst sports week of the year. http://jlne.ws/1dKqh9x FX could move to financial settlement under clearing pressure – GFXD’s Lam Joel Clark – Risk Magazine More foreign exchange derivatives could move towards financial rather than physical settlement in the coming years if the market fails to find…

JLN Options: Meet the Biggest Bear Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Meet the Biggest BearSteven M. Sears – Barron’sRecent trading by one major investor implies that he sees the VIX, now around 16.8, more than doubling by August.http://jlne.ws/1b2QQIu Wall Street Week Ahead: Fed fears may be gone but brace for volatilityAngela Moon – ReutersPanic selling on fears of an early exit of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s stimulus efforts may be over, but the stock market may still face wild intraday swings as investors scramble to position themselves for Friday’s payrolls report.http://jlne.ws/1b2R9TE VIX Sends the Market Good VibesBrian Stutland – CNBCThe market is rising, but not as quickly as the…

JLN Options: The Market Sends a Buy Signal (Really) Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories The Market Sends a Buy Signal (Really)Steven M. Sears – Barron’sOptions guru Larry McMillan says a key indicator suggests the selling may have abated—at least for the short term. Here’s the trade.http://jlne.ws/10lC5Mz CME among the winners of stock market turbulenceJason Abbruzzese and Arash Massoudi – Financial TimesVolatile interest rates may have been an unpleasant shock for US stock investors but the sharp swings have not been bad news for all. Shareholders of CME Group have emerged as one of the few winners of the recent market turbulence.http://jlne.ws/12kS4uW About That €8 Billion Italian Derivatives Hit…Christopher Emsden – The Wall…

JLN Options: Last-Second Options Bet on Saks Raises Questions Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Last-Second Options Bet on Saks Raises Questions Kaitlyn Kiernan, The Wall Street JournalOptions traders are raising questions about the timing of a set of last-minute trades in Saks Inc. Tuesday that stand to bring in huge profits following news the company may be exploring a sale. http://jlne.ws/184Wha7 IntercontinentalExchange CEO says lack of cross-border derivatives coordination ‘damaging’Megan Hickey, Medill News Service (via MarketWatch)The failure to harmonize the cross-border application of derivative rules “will be damaging,” according to IntercontinentalExchange Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Sprecher, who testified Tuesday on Capitol Hill at a hearing on the future of the Commodity Futures Trading…

JLN Options: CBOE-ISE Trial Over Automated Markets Patent Is Canceled Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories CBOE-ISE Trial Over Automated Markets Patent Is CanceledAndrew Harris, BloombergA patent trial pitting International Securities Exchange LLC against Chicago Board Options Exchange Inc. was canceled on its scheduled opening day in federal court in Chicago.http://jlne.ws/ZCCPID** Press releases on this from the CBOE and ISE can be found below under the “Exchanges” section. -JB New Life for Exchange Traded DerivativesColby Jenkins, TABB GroupWhile the roadblocks of low volatility and low interest rates that stymied the global ETD market in 2012 will likely continue in 2013, the regulatory overhaul in the OTC space will allow for unprecedented innovations in derivatives,…