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This is not a trivial observation as the leverage undertaken by market participants tends to be an inverse function of market volatility which implies a greater vulnerability when volatility becomes uncertain at low levels and therefore cannot be accurately budgeted fo r. The ShockIndex is the ratio between the Volga and VIX at the beginning the historical window chosen to evaluate the Volga.
Domestic equity benchmarks are likely to open higher on Thursday, tracking a positive start in Asian stock markets after minutes of the October 27-28 meeting of the US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) suggested that most US policy makers believed conditions for a rate hike could well be met by the time of the next FOMC meeting, but said any hike in rates would be gradual.
As of the July 2013, Groupon has a considerable market capitalization that is greater than $5 billion, annual revenue that tops $2 billion, and quarterly revenue growth (compared to the prior year) in the neighborhood of 7.5%. Groupon is no small fry, and with continued moves by current management to improve Groupon’s cost structure and business ventures, future profitability is now being discussed amongst Groupon analysts.
That ceased to be the center of U.S. financial activity years ago, and exists today mostly as a photo op. This is the stock market that Lewis is talking about; the one where most of the trades take place now, inside hundreds of thousands of these black boxes located at more than 60 public and private exchanges, where billions of dollars in stock change hands every day with little or no public documentation.