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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.

May 31, 2016

  • Volatility Review: A look at the week from a volatility perspective.
  • VVIX: 77.50 on the low end of the recent range.

Russells Weekly Rundown:

  • VIX Options: Mon - 206k, Tues - 560k, Weds - 592k, Thurs - 266k. Total 6.34m (4.55m Calls, 1.78m Puts)
  • XIV: Hit 29.98 this year - the highest level of the year. Relative...

May 23, 2016

Volatility Review: What happened this week in volatility?

  • Much ado about nothing?
  • Vol higher, but range is another story
  • Why does VIX sometimes understate volatility?
  • Why aren't people using weeklies strategically?
  • Russell channels Columbo
  • Volume and OI low as nothing looming on the economic calendar
  • What will the Fed...

May 13, 2016

Volatility Views 204: Live - to Tape - from OIC 2016

This time, we are coming to you live (to tape) from OIC 2016, but fear not...Russell Rhoads was there, too.

Volatility Review: Red on the screen means green for the VIX. 16 will be over/under for high/low on VIX going forward. VVIX is back above 90, though, and that's...

May 9, 2016

Volatility Review: CBOE Livevol launches new data shop website: Non-farms and volatility: VIX can be deceiving as steep curve shows uncertainty. New VIX ETFs: VMAX/VMIN.

Russells Weekly Rundown:

  • VIX Options: A light volume week overall: only one day even remotely exceeding ADV. Total 7.63m (5.58m...

May 2, 2016

Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatilityperspective.

  • VIX cash: Creeping back up - a crazy day, almost all of ourpredictions were valid today.

Russells Weekly Rundown:

  • VIX Options: A light volume week overall - only on day evenremotely exceeding ADV. Lots of put love on Friday: Total 7.26m(5.41m...