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User Info Glitch Eh? Uh huh....; entered at 2018-02-13 15:30:48
Posts: 15200
Registered: 2007-07-05 N 47.72/ W 122.55
Then we have this:


How Wall Streets fear gauge is being rigged, according to one whistleblower

One of the most popular measures of volatility is being manipulated, charges one individual who submitted a letter anonymously to the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

The letter makes the claim to regulators that fake quotes for the S&P 500 index SPX, +0.39% are skewing levels of the Cboe Volatility Index VIX, -1.91% which reflects bearish and bullish options bets 30-days in the future on the S&P 500 to gauge implied stock-market volatility (see excerpt from the letter below).

CBOE (of course), says it's not accurate.

Goldman Sachs doing the "Lord's work" again?smiley
2018-02-13 15:30:48