Brief Update: The overnight lows in the S&P Futures (ES) got taken out, with a new session low at 1670.50. Huge volume in a 30 second span, according to Nanex. Currently we have ES down -10.50 handles at 1673.50 with 727k minis traded. At one point, we had USDJPY break 98 to trade a low of 97.9890. Remember if it keeps appreciating, this is no bueno for Abe.
VIX is up 4.01% at 13.49, with a session high at 13.73. Decent volume in the front month, but otherwise still low volume. VIX futures also enjoying a nice bounce.