The Weekly News Roundup is your weekly recap of CBOE features, options industry news and VIX and volatility-related articles from print, broadcast, online and social media outlets.

RMC Heads East CBOE will hold the first-ever CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia in Hong Kong, November 30th and December 1st.  The conference will feature presentations by experts in the industry discussing the latest products and strategies for managing risk, enhancing yield and lowering portfolio volatility. For more information, visit CBOE RMC Asia.

“1st Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2015 – Hong Kong Site of Forum For Options, Equity Derivatives, Volatility Traders, November 30 – December 1” - Mondo Visione

VIX FIX As we swiftly approach the holiday season, most investors may be wondering if the markets will be naughty or nice.  The beginning of the week brought a dip in stocks, causing a surge in volatility that catapulted the VIX Index above 20.  Since then, vol has ebbed, causing the VIX to dip to the 15 mark by week’s end.  Will investors receive the gift of tranquil markets or a lump of volatile coal this holiday season?

“Weekly VIX Flow Report: Calls Drive Friday Spike” – Ryan Sachetta, EQ Derivatives

“Will Santa Claus Bring Volatility?” – Nathan Buehler, Seeking Alpha

“VIX Shows Fear Once Again, With Signs of a Surge to Come” – Bob Lang,

“How ‘Smart’ Are VIX Futures?” – Adam Warner, Schaeffer’s Investment Research

VIDEO “Measuring the Volatility of the VIX” – Dean Curnutt, CEO, Macro Risk Advisors

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, Bloomberg Television