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Crude options volatility rose as futures slipped below a $100 a barrel amid rising stockpiles. Implied volatility for at-the-money December options was 19.79% at 2:20 p.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange, from 19.06% on Oct. 18.
The economic and political hurdles for the U.S. Federal Reserve to taper its bond purchases are steadily being removed, making it almost a dead certainty – but don't expect it to necessarily spur a U.S. dollar rally, at least not yet.
Paul Volcker said he wasn’t involved with writing the final version of the rule that bears his name.