Oct 25, 2013
Volatility Views 93: Returning in Style
Volatility Viewpoint: Mark’s guest is Russell Rhoads, Senior Instructor, Options Institute. What does The Options Institute do? What is your opinion on the massive influx of retail traders into sophisticated institutional products like VIX options? What is your opinion on this...
Jun 3, 2013
Volatility Views 92: Zero Sum Game?
Volatility Viewpoint: We shake it up a bit and discuss the biggest news of the week first, namely the New York Times article, "Growth in Options Trading Helps Brokers but not Small Investors."
The Crystal Ball: We discuss the future of Vol Views itself. A short summer hiatus...
May 20, 2013
Volatility Views 91: Historical Lows
Volatility Review: Realized volatility plummeted. NASDAQ sits at 12.06 and S&P is even lower at 10.01. Don and Mark Sebastian called it.
Listener Mail: We answer listener questions.
May 13, 2013
Volatility Views 90: Sell or Sell Not, There is no Buy.
The dollar hit a historic level with the Yen last week, and this has had an effect on the currencies Vol. The inversion of realized volatility, where it's higher than VIX, continues -- a rather unusual occurrence.
May 6, 2013
Volatility Views 89: Moving in Lockstep
Volatility Review: Market up 1% after some surprise news from the non-farms report -- better than expected. We had a unique week where the market was up and VIX was up as well, for 4 days in a row!
Listener Mail: Mark and Don take your questions.
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