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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.

Sep 12, 2011

Volatility Views 22: Bringing Don to the Dark Side

Volatility Review: A broad market volatility review – it's been another volatile week. The market sold off in the wake of a European central bank resignation. Euro vol review – where did Mark and Don's wager close out? Do they have enough for a private island in the Bahamas? Plus,'s Mark Sebastian gives his review of the week.

Volatility Viewpoint: In this combo Volatility Viewpoint/Listener Mail segment, Mark and Don answer a question from the Options Insider Forum: "I enjoyed the conversation last week between Mark and Bob about the Volatility Feedback Effect. They mentioned that Don is not a fan of this theory and that Bob and Don have had many fights on the subject. I'm curious what Don's issues are with this concept and what he feels is the truth on the matter." Indeed, Don gets his rebuttal, and gives his two cents about the volatility feedback effect.

Crystal Ball: Mark Sebastian's outlook for the coming week, as well as an outlook of S&P 500 volatility and Euro vol.