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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.

Jan 25, 2016

Volatility Review: Another volatile week - volatility still readily apparent in the marketplace.

  • VVIX: 109
  • VIX futures
  • Russell’s weekly rundown: What weekly VIX options activity caught your eye this week?
  • VIX options: 20,000 VIX Feb 20 puts (expiring 2/17); VIX feb30/40 call spread trades (expiring 2/17) 18,500...

Jan 19, 2016

Volatility Viewpoint: Another volatile week with volatility still readily apparent in the marketplace. Review of Russell Rhoad's article Five Volatility Market Takeaways from 2015, CBOE meeting takeaways; SPX weeklies attract more retail - not surprising; VIX options ADV down 9% from 2014, VXST vs. VIX Weeklies - Many...

Jan 11, 2016

Volatility Review: Looking back at 2015.

  • Good to be in the Volatility & Index business - overall index volume only down 1% in 2015.
  • VIX Futures: Trading volume in VIX futures also set new total volume and ADV records for a sixth straight year in 2015.
  • Five Volatility Market Takeaways from 2015:
    1. VIX Average Closer to...

Jan 4, 2016

Originally posted July 20th, 2015

Volatility Review: Today's guest is Mike Thompson, Typhon Capital

  • VIX Cash: An apocalyptic week for VIX - Largest 5-day drop in the product history.
  • VVIX: 85.55 - Back at the low end of recent range.
  • VIX Futures: Keeping an eye on the term structure. Weekly VIX Futures coming next...