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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 8, 2016

Volatility Review: CBOE to list SPX Wednesday-expiring weeklys options. CBOE to begin overnight dissemination of CBOE Volatility Index (VIX).

  • VIX Options: Total 5.81m (3.93m Calls, 1.88m Puts)
  • Earnings Volatility: LNKD after the bell: ATM straddle = $22, approx. 11.5%, after-hours move approx. $50.
  • Crude Oil: Wall St. fluctuates as equities track oil prices. Is oil driving the stock market? And should traders care?

Volatility Voicemail: Listener questions and comments

  • Question from GBL - Stock splits are seen to be greatly beneficial to options volume. But do they also decrease volatility, which should hurt options trading?

Around the Block: Prognosticating. Wild and reckless prognosticating.