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Derivatives
Investments & markets
The CFTC just fined Goldman for failure to properly disclose prices fairly to clients. And it's all about a technical issue related to the timing of...
Derivatives
Investments & markets
Should data science be a area of mathematics or a science by itself? Raphael Douady, a prized financial market academic, contends that it is a science...
Derivatives
Investments & markets
Allianz Structured Alpha funds lost $7 billion of investor money in March 2020. Gregoire Tournant, the portfolio manager, has been arrested. The firm pleads guilty and...
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News
Barclays has announced a loss of GBP 450m related to the sale suspension of OIL and VXX two weeks ago. The operational blunder is impressive....
Crypto
Derivatives
Leverage has benefits on the way up, but it has drawdowns on the way down. Exchanges need to pay the winners, so they HAVE to go...
Derivatives
Investments & markets
We are currently in the unusual market situation called "market up, vol up", where volatilities go up while the market rallies. It is driven by retail...
Crypto
Derivatives
Heavy demand for the first bitcoin ETF, which was listed yesterday. But be wary of hidden costs. BITO is an expensive ETF to carry....
Derivatives
News
Option traders were charged by the SEC for 'painting the tape' on meme stock options after arbitraging exchanges on their Maker-Taker model. Explanations....
Derivatives
News
Somebody gave you an insider tip and you want to use options? Think again. The SEC sees you coming. Good luck justifying yourself to a jury....
Derivatives
Investments & markets
Investors are not happy with Infinity-Q, the derivatives hedge fund that had a slight 'mismarking' and is now in a wind-down. We've learnt a few more...