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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.

Jul 28, 2014

Volatility Views 120: Breaking down Earnings Straddles

Volatility Review: A little calmer week, at least compared to last week. VIX Options:3.8 calls to puts - way off the charts! Top open interest positions


  • 245,725 .VIX Aug-14 15.0 calls
  • 241,232 .VIX Aug-14 16.0 calls
  • 238,364 .VIX Sep-14 19.0 calls

Decent movement...

Jul 21, 2014

Volatility Views 119: Craziest Week Ever

Volatility Review: crazy week for VIX cash. It had a range of 10.59 to 15.38this week. Thursday: largest jump in over a year -- the day after Jul options settled at a 7-year low settlement print of 11.03. VIX takes big jump on Ukraine, Middle East worries. Set against another...

Jul 14, 2014

Volatility Views 118: The VIXFather Turns on His Creation

Volatility Review: VIX Cash: the week’s range was 11.01-13.23. Thanks to concerns about Portugal's banks repaying debt, Europe's VStoxx Index and the VIX jumped on Thursday. Will earnings season usher in volatility? VIX Options. VXST Options. SPX Skew. Robert...

Jul 1, 2014

Volatility Views 117: Getting Your Face Ripped Off By Vol


Volatility review: VIX cash had a range of 10.92 - 12.51 last week and has been on an uptrend for most of the week. A look at VIX futures. A riddle from Don. VXST, RVX options. Gold/metals vol: GVZ range of 12.64-13 last week. General downtrend in gold vol...