Tag Archives: VIX

CBOE Seems Confident in Extending VIX Trading Hours

From Chicago Tribune: Expanded trading hours for CBOE Volatility Index futures are on track to begin later this year, according to CBOE Holdings Inc. incoming chief executive. “We are committed to completing that very important project later this year,” Ed … Continue reading

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High-frequency trading to generate $2B this year

According to Life Health Pro’s Warren S. Hersch, High-frequently trading will generate $2 billion in in revenue in 2013, according to a new report. TABB Group, New York, published this finding in a summary of results from a survey on … Continue reading

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High Frequency Traders Win in Market Bloodbath

As reported by WSJ’s Scott Patterson, among the winners in the downdraft lately are high-frequency traders, which trade stocks and other securities at lightning speeds. In recent days, the high-frequency operation at Tradeworx Inc., a Red Bank, N.J. firm, juggled … Continue reading

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A Flash ‘Surge’ In the VIX? Not so Fast

As reported by ETF Trends’s Paul Weisbruch, the equity markets suffered further losses Monday after feeling under enormous selling pressure late last week, capitulating at one point during Friday’s session when the S&P 500 Index traded as low as 1168.09. … Continue reading

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Quantitative Trading Strategies Rule, VIX Up 9%

Spastic market action partly reflects the disproportionate role of high-frequency-trading funds, says Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners Management.  In his latest lob against quantitative trading strategies, AKA the Quants, Kass says “The very nature of price momentum trading strategies is serving to dramatically exaggerate … Continue reading

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For Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, S&P Debt Downgrade Wake-Up Call to Get Serious about U.S. Economy

Mr. Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World (http://www.thespeedtraders.com), wrote on Modern Finance Report (http://www.modernfinancereport.com) that he would not be inclined to kill the messenger … Continue reading

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