The market's volatility gauge records high volume, even if VIX spikes didn't quite reach levels...

|By:, SA News Editor

The market's volatility gauge records high volume, even if VIX spikes didn't quite reach levels some analysts forecast as a Treasury default loomed. Volume of the Barclay's S&P 500 Vix Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX +2.4%) reached peak levels, and VIX options in general have only been out-traded recently by S&P 500 options.