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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.

Feb 27, 2017

Volatility Viewpoint: featuring Tobias Hekster Co-CIO at True Partner Capital USA.

He discusses:

  • His background in the volatility space
  • Which products did he trade?
  • The Hong Kong volatility scene
  • What does True Partner Capital do?
  • What does True Partner Capital trade?

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

Feb 20, 2017

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

  • VIX Cash - Just under 11.76
  • VVIX - 80
  • CBOE Skew Index - 141, approaching 6-month high of 146 set on Jan 20.
  • VIX Futures: Front month premium to cash - 1.25; Two month premium to cash - 2.50.

Russell's Weekly Rundown:

Feb 13, 2017

Volatility Viewpoint: Today we have special guest: Greg King, REX ETFs CEO/Founder, "The Godfather of VXX."

He discusses:

  • The process for launching VXX
  • How did it come about?
  • The process for launching XIV
  • Why make the switch into a short volatility product?
  • What is REX ETF?
  • How do the new products work?


Feb 6, 2017

Volatility Viewpoint Featuring Mike Menslage of VolSurface Capital Management.

He discusses:

  • What is VolSurface Capital Management?
  • What is their typical strategy and product?
  • What is their take on the new volatility and political regime? Are we destined for a prolonged period of low volatility
  • VIX long-term mean of...