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Don’t hate the game, hate the players; Volatility investors – once bitten but not shy; Vol funds worked – that’s the problem Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight The VIX Can’t Cause Vol – Cboe’s View on Volatility ETPs Spencer Doar – JLN As volatility began to surge in February, and then exploded on the fifth of the month, exchange traded products (ETPs) that shorted or provided inverse exposure to VIX futures came under fire. The two most popular, Credit Suisse’s VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term exchange traded note (ETN), ticker XIV, and ProShares’ VIX Short VIX Short-Term Futures exchange traded fund (ETF), ticker SVXY, were the main focus, as they suffered huge losses. Trading in them was halted and then Credit Suisse announced it…

Blame options expiration, not politics, for stock-market pullback, says top quant; Lessons From The greatest macro trader you’ve never heard of; What to Make of the Lowest VIX Ever Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight Westminster attack: man shot after police officer stabbed and several injured in related incident – live updates The Guardian /goo.gl/nzJxlT ****SD: Much is still unknown about what exactly happened in London today. The link above is a good resource and provides up-to-date details about the apparent terrorist attack. ++++++ FIA 2016 Year in Review FIA I’m proud to share with you FIA’s 2016 Year in Review, detailing the work we have done on behalf of our industry and membership over the past year. This year, we’ve introduced a new format for the annual report that allows you…