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Volatility Views

Volatility Views is the premier radio program for volatility traders. From interviews with leading industry guests to detailed analysis of volatility products, this program takes you inside the world of volatility trading like never before. If you are an experienced options trader looking to expand your understanding of volatility, or if you are simply curious about VIX and other volatility products, then this is the program for you.

Feb 25, 2013

Volatility Views 82: Scalp Gamma, Trade Vega

Volatility Review: What is going to shake up the world of volatility? We did see a small pop this week. The weekend effect.

The Mail Bag: So many questions!

  • Question from Tim Ross: I’ve heard the hosts refer to "scalping gamma" before on the program. What does...

Feb 19, 2013

Volatility Views 81: Capturing Volatility Premium

Volatility Review: It’s about as blah as it can be with very little happening in the world of volatility. It’s not to say we told you so.  If there is any edge, it’s in March VIX futures.

Volatility Viewpoint: Today's guest is Scott Maidel, Senior...

Feb 11, 2013

Volatility Views 80: The Listeners Take Over

Volatility Review: NASDAQ realized vol hits 11.33, a continued downtrend not only in NASDAQ, but also S&P vol. The Russell is garnering premium over everything else. 

Listener Mail: Our listeners are keeping us busy with questions.

  • Question from JoJo - I love the...

Feb 4, 2013

Volatility Views 79: Derivatives Strategy Consulting

Volatility Review: Premium coming out post non-farm payrolls. How long can volatility stay this low?  Will VIX have an 11-handle by next week?

Volatility Viewpoint: Today's guest is Mark Shepherd, Founder of DSC, Derivatives Strategy Consultants. He discusses what...