Mar 24, 2014
Volatility Views 104: Revisiting Risk Management
Volatility Review: Vol is being bid up. VXST options coming April 10, and the full day of VIX futures trading in mid-June. Nat gas futures tapering off a bit. Metals chat includes gold, silver and copper.
Volatility Viewpoint: A review of the many panels at the Risk...
Mar 17, 2014
Volatility Views 103: The Russian Ripple Effect
Volatility Review: A mild selloff on the street caused by the ever-growing tensions in Ukraine. This would be a perfect time for VXST, but you will have to wait until April 10. TVIX gets a second life, whether it merits it or not. CBOE to expand VIX hours.
Mar 10, 2014
Volatility Views 102: What Is a VIX Covered Call
Volatility Review: VIX jumped 14% on March 3 to nearly 16, with the tension in Ukraine, but on the following day fell 12%. Monday was the big day across the board for VIX, volumes trailed off the rest of the week. May 18/Aug 20 straddle swap - paper sold Aug bought may...
Mar 3, 2014
Volatility Views 101: Buying Vol at Any Price
Volatility Viewpoint: The team is joined by special guest Jared Woodard, Founder Clinamen Financial Group and Condor Options.