dealbook.nytimes.com — In the battle over regulation, Wall Street is poised to notch another win. Lobbyists for the nation's biggest banks have persuaded federal regulators to soften a proposed rule under the Dodd-Frank Act, the financial overhaul law passed after the crisis of 2008.
schaeffersresearch.com — The market goes up every day, and yet the CBOE Market Volatility Index (VIX) basically goes nowhere. We're up about 4% just since May 2, yet the VIX is pretty much unchanged since then. VIX actually hit its highest high in nine sessions yesterday, and the S&P 500 Index (SPX) hit yet another new high?
online.wsj.com — HONG KONG-A 54-foot tall, bright yellow inflatable duck floating in Victoria Harbor has ignited a frenzy in the city, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors and spawning a wave of duck-related products and dishes, occasionally served with the famous visitor's feathered brethren.
blogs.wsj.com — By Kaitlyn Kiernan The VIX is known as the fear index because it usually rises when stocks fall. But lately stocks and the VIX have been raising eyebrows by moving in the same direction. That has been the case Tuesday, with the VIX up 1.8% to 12.78, and the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index gaining 0.8%.
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