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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.

Dec 15, 2014

Volatility Views 139: Getting Angry About Volatility

Volatility Review: The week in volatility:

  • VIX Cash: Low - 12.55, High - 21.09
  • VIX Options: Total 6.66M (4.35M calls, 2.31M puts)
  • VXST: Total 7,746 (5,185 calls, 2,561 puts)
  • Oil Volatility: USO vs. XLE - Traders hedge oil ETF while energy stocks lure buyers.

Dec 8, 2014

Volatility Views 138: The Action Is In Oil

Volatility Review: The week in vol


  • VIX Cash: High: 14.75 - Low: 12.09
  • VIX Options: Total 5.71M (3.84M Calls, 1.86M Puts). VIX shunned as few bumps seen for S&P 500 at years end.
  • International Vol review: Its official - America is now No. 2
  • Oil Volatility: Oil futures slide...

Nov 24, 2014

Volatility Views 137: Crying Wolf in Volatility ETPs

Volatility Review: The week in vol:

  • Global Derivatives Event: It was nice to see a lot of Vol Views listeners and former guests! Sell implied when VIX is low, buy implied when VIX is high.
  • VIX Cash: High - 15.74, Low - 13.13
  • VIX Options: Total 4.34M (2.89M Calls,...

Nov 17, 2014

Volatility Views 136: Oil Volatility and VXST Volume

Volatility Review: The week in vol


  • VIX Cash: VIX rallies - the market rallies has been a big story of this week. A lot of outlets have been jumping on the train.
  • VIX Options: 2.3/1 call/put
  • VXST: A decent week from a volume perspective. OI now at 10,244 (8,015...

Nov 10, 2014

Volatility Views 135: Under-the-Radar Swiss Gold

Volatility Review: Vol premium over the past week. Implied volatility vs. realized volatility. Vol Commodities: Oil, currencies, etc. Russell 2000 - RVX


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