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The mysterious trader known as ’50 Cent’ appears to be back betting on more stock market chaos

The mysterious volatility trader known as "50 Cent" appears to have made some new bets this week that the stock market will go nuts over the summer. The trades match a growing sentiment across Wall Street that the stock market could be in for a rocky ride over the next few months.

The former Target manager who made millions on a trade that just blew up refuses to throw in the towel

After this week's market meltdown, there was some concern over former Target manager Seth Golden's status, but he says he's just fine.

The stock market’s fear gauge spikes the most on record

The Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, spiked 84% on Monday, the biggest single-day increase on record.
An index of financial stress maintained by the St. Louis Fed is at one of its most placid levels ever.

MACQUARIE: Here’s how to protect against ‘grotesquely swollen financial markets’ that will go haywire this year

BI PRIME: Cross-asset measures of volatility have been at low levels for months, but that's about to change, and investors can capitalize, says Macquarie.

CREDIT SUISSE: There are 3 things that could drive the stock market crazy in 2018

BI PRIME: Credit Suisse highlights the three things that could whip up stock market volatility in 2018.

An infamous mystery trader refuses to give up on a bet that the stock market will go nuts

BI PRIME: A mystery trader can't stop making huge bets on a VIX spike, rolling over a massive wager to forecast a stock market shock by February.

GOLDMAN SACHS: Markets are about to get rocky — here’s how to use that to your advantage

BI PRIME: Goldman Sachs expects market volatility to come roaring back in 2018, which will unlock investment opportunities in the areas that move the most.

The best stock market trade of 2017 was one that experts hate

BI PRIME: Two exchange-traded products used to short volatility have surged almost 200% in 2017, much to the chagrin of market experts who hate the trade.

Traders are cranking up bets that the stock market will go crazy

Investors are increasingly wagering on stock market volatility, according to a measure of options trading.

The mysterious trader known as ’50 Cent’ has lost $197 million betting on a stock market meltdown

The mysterious volatility trader known as "50 Cent" has lost $197 million in 2017 betting on a spike in the VIX, which would accompany a stock market shock.