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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 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. Strong volume for the week:

  • 1.6m contracts Monday 8/10
  • 1.4m contracts on Wednesday 8/12
  • 835k contracts Thursday 8/13
  • VSTOXX: Channeling Don S.
  • Crude Oil: Eyeing the continued dive in oil prices.
  • OVX: 43.23
  • OIV: 44.49
  • Gold: Gold Storm on the Horizon

Crystal Ball: Diving boldly unto the breach and making reckless volatility predictions.