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

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VIX FIX As summer temperatures heat up, stocks are sizzling with the Dow in record-setting territory and volatility evaporating with the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) breaking a two-year low, closing at 11.77 on Wednesday.  Skeptics of the market rally remain cool, however, leery of an inevitable correction in the near future.

“The VIX is at its Lowest Point in a Year – But Don’t Get Complacent Just Yet” – Akane Otani, Wall Street Journal http://on.wsj.com/29Y0i6Q

“The VIX is Crazy Low; Time to Run for Cover?” – Chris Dieterich, Barron’s http://on.barrons.com/29YBNE2

“Bull and Bear Take on the Low VIX” – Jamie Chisholm, Financial Times http://on.ft.com/29UQUP1

“Dormant VIX Belies Options Bonanza for Bets on Earnings Swings” – Joseph Ciolli and Bailey Lipschultz, Bloomberg http://bloom.bg/2afAOTf

“Why is Everyone so Vexed About the VIX?” -  Helene Meisler, The Street http://bit.ly/29W4A1d

“VIX Falling, Volatility Falling, Understanding Froth, Where We Are” – Jack Steiman, Investing.com http://bit.ly/29VnlPD

VIDEO “No Fear: Here’s Why the VIX has Cratered” CNBC Air Date: 7/18/16 2:50 p.m. http://cnb.cx/2aga6Lv