What is the VIX Futures Term Structure telling us?

Volatility trading is becoming very popular in the Investment Banks and Hedge Funds’ trading rooms; therefore, I would like to make a brief summary of the tools more frequently used by traders. First, it is essential to point out the difference between historical volatility and implied volatility. On one hand, historical volatility is a backward […]

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SABMiller Courted by AB InBev for the 2015 Biggest Merger

Anheuser-Busch InBev has announced its willingness to acquire the British-South African beer maker SABMiller. Then if the proposal was accepted by SABMiller, we would attend the biggest M&A deal of 2015. The operation has already been assessed as one of the five largest takeovers since 1980 in terms of deal volume. Indeed the combination would […]

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