Dean Curnutt, chief executive officer of Macro Risk Advisors LLC, talks about the outlook for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, known as the VIX, and global market risks. Curnutt speaks with Tom Keene, Adam Johnson, and Scarlet Fu on Bloomberg Television’s “Surveillance.” Activate’s Michael Wolf also speaks.
There were divided opinions about Facebook’s deal to acquire messaging app WhatsApp: some were shocked about the price on an absolute basis (and relative to FB’s market cap). But people from the tech business and tech investors were enthusiastic because they understand the power of having a global-scale communications platform. Here’s my discussion with Tom Keane on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”