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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 31, 2015

Volatility Review: Black Monday Redux

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly slumped more than 1,000 points, its biggest point-drop ever.
  • VIX Cash hit 53.29 at 10am and VIX did not update for 30 Minutes as options quotes got erratic.
  • AAPL hit low of $92 before rebounding.
  • VVIX: Hit a high of 212 on Monday 8/24.

Aug 25, 2015

Volatility Review: Mark Sebastian guest hosts and is joined by Bill Luby, of VIX and more. Ugly day, week, month. What does it all mean? Serious interest in VIX options.

Volatility Viewpoint: How to structure a trading strategy around this kind of market? Should you look at volatility products in a vacuum? When will the...

Aug 17, 2015

Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective

China devalues the yuan. Why is there no volatility in response? It all comes out in the wash. AAPL flirting with a big move to the downside. Put volume averaging 618,000/day. AAPL a utility? What's the Fed going to do? The week in VIX options....

Aug 10, 2015

Volatility Review: A review of the week from a volatility perspective.

  • Volatility continues through earnings season - Disney and Tesla hit hard.
  • VIX Cash: 14.13 - Some juice coming back into the balloon.
  • VIX Futures: 12.16 - not as controversial as main VIX settlement.
  • VIX Options: Decent volume week - 770k contracts...