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.

VIX FIX: Volatility Makes Itself At Home

Volatility seems to have settled in to stay. Blame it on the Fed, oil prices or global economic weaknesses, market turbulence seems to have hung its coat and made itself at home.  Volatility may not be rising, but it’s definitely staying put.

“Volatility Update: Could VIX Reading Be on Cusp of Change?” – Frederic Ruffy, The Ticker Tape

“Betting on Volatility Begins to Pay Off for Hedge Funds” – Laurence Fletcher, Wall Street Journal

“Vexed by the VIX: Five Reasons Volatility isn’t Rising” – Jessica Beard, City Wire Selector

“Market Volatility, Risk, and Your Retirement Portfolio” – The Ticker Tape


“CBOE VIX Just One Measure of Market Agitation”

Bloomberg Television: Tom Keene, Bloomberg TV and Dean Curnett, Macro Risk Advisors

Air Date: Wednesday, February 17

“Options Market Signals Lower Oil Prices Ahead”

Yahoo Finance: Russell Rhoads, CBOE Options Institute

Air Date: Wednesday, February 17