Advocacy & Resources

Market Metrics and Trends

A Look at Monthly Volatility and Equity and Options Volumes In this report, we highlight monthly market trends for volatility, price and volumes.   Monthly Metrics Volatility (VIX): Monthly average 30.01; +9.5% M/M, +67.9% Y/Y S&P 500 (Price): Monthly average 3,726.05; -3.2% M/M, -16.5% Y/Y Performance (month/year): best = energy…

The SIFMA Podcast: One-on-One with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen

In this episode of The SIFMA Podcast, SIFMA's Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr. sits down with the 78th Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, Janet L. Yellen, to discuss the state of the markets and their resiliency in the face of volatility. This conversation was recorded live from the…

Cybersecurity Exercise: Quantum Dawn VI

Quantum Dawn is a series of cybersecurity exercises that enable financial institutions and the sector, as a whole, to practice and improve coordination with key industry and government partners in order to maintain financial markets operations in the event of a systemic cyber-attack.