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The Fearless Girl National Youth Training Fund; Turbocharging Scouting Leadership for Girls Feature,Giving News,Mwiki

For the last several years I have had the privilege of serving as a liaison between our industry and the Boy Scouts in Chicago. As a result, I have been able to suggest leaders from our industry to serve as chairs of the LaSalle Street Trading Tech Awards event.   This year, I wanted two women as co-chairs because this is the year girls are coming into Cub Scouts, and next year they will be able to join Scouts BSA, the new name for Boy Scouts.   Former Cboe General Counsel Joanne Moffic-Silver and OCC’s Amy Shelly are this year’s…

Is the VIX Being Gamed?; Bullish Options Positioning; Traders Love Crypto Stock Moves Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Is the VIX Being Gamed? A Sudden Swoon Has Traders Talking Again Nikolaj Gammeltoft and Cecile Vannucci – Bloomberg It made for quite a chart. On the morning of Dec. 20, just as billions of dollars of futures tied to the Cboe Volatility Index were set to expire, the index plunged. The result was a settlement price, a weekly value critical to holders of some the most heavily traded derivatives in the country, that was 13 percent below the prior day’s close. A nice break, if you were short. jlne.ws/2FmYv96 ****SD: I think one upside to this whole…