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Volatility in U.S. Equity Markets

Innovation and technology can help the buy side source liquidity, Chris Fiorito of River Road AM writes.

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The exchange now offers 40+ CVOL indexes across nearly every major investible asset class.

Circuit breakers were triggered in March 2020.

The number and size of margin calls can contribute to stress in the financial system in extreme volatility.

The new indexes are based on energy, metals and agricultural markets.

SEC and CFTC are reviewing trading practices.

SPIKES is a measure of the expected 30-day volatility in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF.

The CVOL indexes will be expanded to all major asset classes in the first half of 2021.

Nasdaq says VOLQ is a better volatility indicator for the market and a better hedge for owners of tech stocks.

With Henry Schwartz, Head of Product Intelligence at Cboe Global Markets