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24 Sep - ECB's Nowotny Says He's Wary of Expanding Bond-Buying Program

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ONE MONTH AGO: 3/100 EXTREME FEAR

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Put and Call Options: EXTREME FEAR During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 21.89% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. However, this is still among the highest levels of put buying seen during the last two years, indicating extreme fear on the part of investors.

Market Volatility:  NEUTRAL The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is at 22.44. This is a neutral reading and indicates that market risks appear low.

Stock Price Strength: FEAR The number of stocks hitting 52-week lows exceeds the number hitting highs and is at the lower end of its range, indicating fear.

 

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AET  ... OCT WEEKLY1 118 CALL Activity @$2.40 right by offer 3400+

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FENX EVP and COO purchase 3k @ 8.03

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More Unusual Activity…

HEADLINES

 

ECB's Nowotny Says He's Wary of Expanding Bond-Buying Program - BBG

ECB's Jazbec: No Discussions On Exiting, Prolonging QE Currently

ECB Sources: GC May Prefer Econ. Monitoring To Oct Action - MNI Sources

ECB Said To Replace Deutsche Bank, State Street In ABS Program - BBG

ECB Announces New Secretary To Its Decision-Making Bodies

ECB's Linde Warns Of Increased Downside Risks To Spain's Econ - RTRS

Swiss EconMin: SNB Is Working To Weaken Franc Well Above 1.20 - WBP

Fitch: US Govt Shutdown Would Not Have Direct Ratings Impact

Japan's Nishimura: China May Delay Japan 2% Inflation Tgt - ForexLive

EZ Flash PMI Rounds Off Best Quarter For 4-Years Despite Dip In September

German Government 'Knew VW Was Rigging Emissions Test' - Telegraph

Deutsche Bank, JPM Downgrade VW On Emissions Scandal - Digital Look

K+S Investors Urge Management To Reconsider Potash Corp Offer - WSJ

Santander Hikes Cost Cuts Target To EUR3 Bln By 2018 - RTRS

Total Cuts Oil Output Target As Low Prices Expected To Persist - BBG

China Inks Deal To Buy 300 Boeing Jets - AP

 

GOVERNMENT/ CENTRAL BANK NEWS

ECB's Nowotny Says He's Wary of Expanding Bond-Buying Program - BBG

ECB's Jazbec Says Too Early To Discuss Modifying QE - RTRS

ECB Announces New Secretary To Its Decision-Making Bodies

Bank Of Spain Warns Of Increased Downside Risks To Spanish Economy - RTRS

EU Favours Insurers, Private Equity In Capital Markets Plan - Document Via RTRS

Fitch: US Govt Shutdown Would Not Have Direct Ratings Impact

Swiss EconMin: SNB Is Working To Weaken Franc Well Above 1.20 - WBP

Japan's Nishimura: China Could Cause Delays To Japan 2% Infl. Tgt - ForexLive

FIXED INCOME NEWS

Treasurys Eye 5-Year Auction - CNBC

ECB: Eurosystem Adjusts Purchase Process In ABS Programme

Germany Sold EUR3.32 Bln In 2017 Bonds (avg yield -0.26%; bid cover 2.4 vs 1.4)

FX NEWS

Dollar Index Holds At 1-Month Highs In Risk-Off Trade - Investing.com

USD/JPY Bearish Below 120.35/80 - Commerzbank Via FXStreet

EUR/USD: Off Lows Amid Rising Stocks - FXStreet

GBP/USD: Sterling Launches Its Fourth Session Of Losses - WBP

China State Banks Intervene To Support Offshore Yuan - RTRS Sources

ENERGY/ COMMODITIES NEWS

Gold Price Hit By Rates Anxiety And Stronger Dollar - The Week

Base Metals Claw Higher But Sentiment Remains Downbeat - Fast Markets

Oil Nears $50 As US Stock-Draw Balances China Data - Investing.com

EQUITY NEWS

US Stock Futures Rise As Investors Digest Global PMIs - MarketWatch

Asian Stock Mkts Lower After Weak China Factory Data, Europe Up As VW Rebounds - US News

Energy Stocks Help FTSE Mount Recovery - Citywire

German Government 'Knew VW Was Rigging Emissions Test' - Telegraph

Deutsche Bank Cuts DAX Forecast On VW Woes - FT

Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Downgrade VW On Emissions Scandal - Digital Look

Several K+S Investors Urge Management To Reconsider Potash Corp Offer - WSJ

Santander Hikes Cost Cuts Target To EUR3 Bln By 2018 - RTRS

Swiss Re Pays $2.45 Bln For Guardian Financial Services - WSJ

Total Cuts Oil Output Target As Low Prices Expected To Persist - BBG

BBA Aviation To Buy Landmark For $2.07 Bln - MarketWatch

Diageo Op Profit To Be Hurt By Currency Moves - MarketWatch

China Inks Deal To Buy 300 Boeing Jets - AP

Moody's: Litigation And Conduct Remediation Charges Pose Risks For UK's Largest Banks

Former Trader Sues Lloyds For Unfair Dismissal After Libor Probe - CNBC

EMERGING MARKET NEWS

Russia Pledges Counter Measures If United States Upgrades Nuclear Arms In Germany - RTRS

 

Emerging Market Slump Raises Fears Of Capital Controls - Gulf Base