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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.

Aug 25, 2014

Volatility Views 124: Volatility Pairs Trading

Volatility Review: Yellen and Putin both, but not collectively, having an effect on volatility. VIX futures: August settlement comes in a little more in line, as opposed to last month. VIX options:  Top Strikes: Sept 19 calls, Sept 20 calls, Sept 16 calls. VXST options: A...

Aug 18, 2014

Volatility Views 123: VIX Roars but VXST Whimpers

Volatility Review: The week in vol


  • Russia sends tanks into Ukraine and volatility skyrockets
  • Volatility plummeted after US involvement in the Middle East.
  • CBOE stock as a hedge.


  • Big moves in only 24 contracts.
  • Why is this product not catching fire?


Aug 11, 2014

Volatility Views 122: Goldman Straddles and Buffett Puts

Volatility Review: VIX cash range: 14.69-17.30. VIX futures trading above cash for quite a bit this week. VIX options 3.4/1 call/put ratio. Top open interest positions:

  • 273,733 .VIX Aug-14 16.0 C, chg +7148
  • 262,146 .VIX Sep-14 19.0 C, chg +1029
  • 221,559 .VIX...

Aug 4, 2014

Volatility Views 121: Something Is Odd with Volatility Skew

Volatility Review: VIX hovering around 16 one handle higher than it was last week. VXST is averaging around 18. Volatility skew - some very strange occurrences this week.



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