Convenient timing given it's impact on options.  
                            Today is a big day in oil expiry dates....I suspect this is no coincidence. 
 
  • LO - October 2012 Light Sweet Crude Oil American Options - Last Trade Date
  • LCE - October 2012 WTI Look-Alike European Options - Last Trade Date
  • U17 - September 2012 Short-Term Natural Gas Short-Term Options - Last Trade Date
  • CVF - November 2012 Crude Oil Volatility Index  - Last Trade Date
  • J17 - September 2012 Twenty (20) PJM Peak Calendar-Day LMP Swap Short-Term Options - Last Trade Date
  • CVP - November 2012 Crude Oil Volatility Index European Options - Last Trade Date

                                                                                lol