Possible VIX Index Manipulation

Possible VIX Index Manipulation

Possible VIX Index Manipulation

A whistleblower told U.S. regulators that a scheme to manipulate the VIX costs investors hundreds of millions of dollars a month. The VIX, colloquially called the “fear index”, is a popular measure of the stock market’s expectation of volatility implied by S&P 500 index options. Read more here.